Monthly Archives: September 2012

Monica’s First Year Fave: Bouquets

My favorite TGK blog article from the past year is Backyard Bouquets, published July 30, 2012.  I guess it’s not a secret that I’m biased towards anything botanically related, but there’s just something about colorful flowers that draws me to them like a bee. I just love fresh cut flowers loosely arranged in a vase. 
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Wedding Planning Made Easy: The Best Bridal Shower Invitations

Are you throwing a bridal shower for your bride-to-be best friend? The wedding invitations are likely sent out by now, with all the other elements in place; now, as maid of honor, all you need to do is handle the bridal shower and bachelorette party and make sure the bride makes it to the altar
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Traditions: Origins of the Honeymoon

Most people know what the honeymoon is but do not know its origins.  There are a few different thoughts on how the honeymoon came to be. In ancient times, many first marriages were not by choice; they were actually by capture.  When early men felt that it was time to take a wife, they quite
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Wedding DIY: Handmade Etsy Wedding Details

I love DIYing, but I also appreciate the handiwork of others.  One of my favorite sources for handcrafted items is Etsy, so today I’m sharing a few of my favorite wedding Etsy goods! Cooper silver sequin clutch by Percy Handmade Vintage Bridal Earrings by Not One Sparrow Modern Birdcage Veil by Fancie Strands Have you
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Wedding Trends: Elegant Celebrity Wedding Dresses

Once engaged, every bride begins dreaming of the perfect dress. The “one” that’s meant just for her! Celebrity brides are no exception. Although they may have more resources than the average girl, their “quest for the dress” is probably pretty similar. I love how often celebrity brides wear original dresses that reflect their own personal
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Planning: Wedding Day Must Haves

Treat your wedding day like you are not going to survive through it all and make a list of things you need and put someone in charge of the items. This is where your bridesmaids come in, well that and a large purse that would rival any tackle box. Make woodsmen and other survivalists proud
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Babies & Kids: Mini Fashionistas

You no longer have to be a grown-up to be a devoted follower of fashion. From Suri Cruise to Mason Disick to Kingston Rossdale, celebrity tots are proving that fashion comes in extra, extra small as well. I just can’t get over all of the adorable clothing options for little ones. Seriously. Cute. Stuff. I’d dress
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Inspiration: 50’s Style Wedding

We’ve seen it happen before. What was once old is now new again. Lately we have watched late 50’s early 60’s style sweep across our world. From fashion magazines, television shows and even in home design. The style of this era is back and with a bit of a bold modern bite to it. Everyone
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New Design: Confetti

It’s Friday — our favorite day of the week here at The Green Kangaroo!  That’s because each Friday we have another new creation straight from the designer’s desk to share with you! We’re excited to introduce this week’s new modern wedding invitation, Confetti! Its lively spray of dots say “party” without being too ostentatious! Customize any
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Wedding Invitations: Go All Out With The Fanciest Wedding Invitations

You’ll only get married once! If you’re going wild with the rest of the ceremony, from the laciest confection of a wedding dress to hundreds of creamy white roses and the best hazelnut-crusted salmon with braised leeks and truffle risotto for the catered meal, then why not go just as over the top with your
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