Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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Weekly Rally: Silliness + Treats

The Green Kangaroo studio has been abuzz with much excitement this week.  From planning our spirit week and plotting our costumes to designing new holiday cards, we’ve been busy planning and doing all sorts of goodness.  If you missed out on Lori’s Facebook post earlier this week, she shared our spirit week schedule and challenged
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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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Stir it Up: Dirty Prosecco

Gather supplies: (yields 4-6) Prosecco Flavored Syrup (Gingerbread and Pumpkin Pie shown) Cookies (we used Melina’s Greek Orange Cookies) Mix it up: Crush cookies (a couple should do) into a shallow bowl. Using a little bit of prosecco and the cookie crumbs, rim your wine glasses. Pour prosecco into each glass. Add a small amount
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Mums: Versatile Wedding Flower

Are you looking for a flower that comes in many sizes, shapes, and colors?  Need to make some centerpieces while not breaking the bank?  Give chrysanthemums a try!  These little (or big) gems are available all year and work with any color scheme.  They are so versatile, affordable, easy to work with, long lasting, and
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Wedding Trends: Stylish Wedding Send-Offs

One of my favorite parts of a wedding is when the new “Mr. and Mrs.” walk out the doors of the ceremony venue and the guests shower them with bubbles, rice or confetti.  Throwing things on a newly wed couple dates back to the ancient Romans and Egyptians who did it with the intention to
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Wedding Invitations: The Popularity Contest

As long as there are bestsellers, there’s going to be accompanying debate about what truly constitutes quality in mass-marketed products. From Beanie Babies to that singing trout sign everyone had to have back in the late nineties, fad items come and go – but one thing you can be sure of is that when it
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Inspiration: Ideas for a Halloween Wedding

Halloween for many people is a favorite holiday. With all of the dressing up, the over the top decorations and costumes, and of course the candy what is not to love? It makes sense, that many October brides choose to incorporate pieces of this beloved holiday into their wedding. During the Ceremony Consider having the
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Laura + Jason: A Blissful Match

After living in the Big Apple for about six years, Laura decided to take a risk and join match.com in January of 2010. One particular profile caught her eye, one whose tagline read, “Help me clean my plate in a nice restaurant.” A food-fanatic, Laura immediately sent a message to the owner of the profile.
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Style: Vintage Goth

The increasing excitement of All Hallows’ Eve inspired a darker palette today, however, this vintage goth wedding day look is really appropriate for any time of year.  Deep hues of grays, greens, and blues give this style it’s drama, while ivory and cream keep it delicate. Images: Bow-tied desserts; Cake with vintage brooch; “Love Potion”
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