Monthly Archives: October 2012

DIY Cards & Invitations: Assembling Your DIY Wedding Invitations

If you’ve ever done any crafts at all, you know that it takes supplies! DIY wedding invitations are no different; when it’s time to put them together, you’ll need the tools to help you do that. While MyGatsby doesn’t offer personal printers to handle that aspect of it, we do provide the additional supplies you’ll
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Planning: Picking Your Wedding Date

‘Tis the season for romantic holiday engagements! Over 25% of dating couples get engaged during the holiday season that spans between Thanksgiving through New Years, making it the most romantic time of the bridal season! Once all the tinsel and wrapping paper settles, newly engaged couples will be faced with a number of decisions to be
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Uncategorized: Favorite Fall Treats

It can be tough to keep our hands out of the candy bowl this time of year, but these savory recipes are all the treat you will need this fall! Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are a must-have snack for the autumn months.  Throw some in the oven while you finish carving your jack-o-lantern! Jamie Oliver’s Spiced
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Ceremony: Important Traditions for the Ceremony

There are several traditions that people will say have to be included in the ceremony.  In reality, it is up to you which ones you choose to acknowledge; after all, it is your day.  Here are few traditions that are important to have as part of you ceremony. Probably the oldest, most universal and most
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Planning: Fall Wedding Decorations

The romantic atmosphere of a fall wedding captures the interest of many couples. Fall is the time of harvest and this leaves many options available when deciding which decorations to choose for your wedding celebration.Two holidays available during the autumn seasons include Halloween and Thanksgiving. Both holidays utilize a fall color scheme. This helps make
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Wedding Trends: Uniquely Cool Boutonnieres

Most grooms probably aren’t picking out their own boutonnieres, however, I’m sure if they did they would only wear the most awesome ones.  Brides, listen up, take a look, and make your man proud with these modern and original bouts. Check out Pinterest for more cool bouts and other manly trends! Images: Ski bout; Nautical
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Traditions: Wedding Guest Book or Wedding Journal?

We have all written our names in the traditional, white, leather bound guest book upon entering a church for a wedding.  This has been a long standing tradition used as a keepsake for the bride and groom.  Most guest books have several pages that remain empty and then usually end up stored away in a
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Color: Jewel Tones

Jewel tones are rich and vibrant and perfect for the autumn and winter wedding seasons.  Okay, so they’re really perfect for any season, but as the temperature outside drops, there’s just something about this hot color palette that warms the senses. Images: Vintage jewel tone earrings photographed by Maypole Studios; Wedding cake; Purple wedding shoes;
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Flowers: Fall Wedding Flowers

Autumn is naturally one of the most beautiful times of the year.  It conjures up thoughts of bright foliage and a rich palette of color: golden yellows, oranges, deep reds, browns, deep purple, copper and peach.  Choosing the right flowers and decorations for your fall wedding will add color and magic to your special day.
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Ceremony: A Personal Touch to a Wedding Ceremony

I love when I go to a wedding and something during the ceremony takes me by surprise in a good way. Just recently I attended a wedding where the officiant had upon one of the first meetings with the couple asked them to write down on separate pieces of paper the attributes about the other
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