Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wedding DIY: Handmade Newlywed at Home

Hello, hello!  If you were around last year, you likely got a glimpse of me riding the wedding planning roller coaster; I shared the ups and downs of crafting my special day monthly as Handmade Bride.  The day came and went and the fella and I are happy newlyweds.  I haven’t stopped making and doing
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Wedding Trends: 2013 Groom Trends

I’ve been trying to catch up and give thought to what will be trending for the fellas this year and, as it seems, not all too much is changing.  While the new year may not call for drastic differences in mens wedding attire or traditions, we will see more modern and masculine refinement in 2013.
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Planning: Rehearsal Dinner Questions Answered

A rehearsal dinner is usually a fun and low key get together held after the wedding rehearsal.  The wedding rehearsal is usually held the afternoon or evening before the wedding.  Here are some basic guidelines and some questions answered about this pre-wedding event. Who hosts the rehearsal dinner? Traditionally, the groom’s parents will host this
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Rings: Buying a Wedding Ring – Part 4

There is nothing wrong with bargain shopping or shopping around for a ring or a stone because the standard markup on a diamond is 300%. Depending on where you live, it could be more. That means the jeweler may have purchased the stone for $1,000.00 but is selling the stone for $3,000.00, It is important
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Wedding Colors: Lakeside

Play it cool with this breezy cool color scheme of blue and green, perfect for a lakeside wedding. Pictured:    Textured Antique White Printing Paper  |  Juniper Shimmer Paper  |  Champagne Shimmer Paper (hello, envelope liners!)  |  Vintage, Sea Foam, and Mermaid Inks  |  Smoky Blue Satin Ribbon  |  Montana Crystal  |  CS8 Font Because colors
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Travels: Nashville, Tennessee

Inspired by the soul of Nashville, Tennessee, we put together this wedding day look with musical details and a gorgeous rock-n-roll edge. Awesome imagery: Cash wedding photo taken by Nashville wedding photographers Chris + Adrienne Scott  |  Wedding rings on keys  |  Jelly jars  |  Beaded garter belt  |  Black and white wedding gown

Bridal Advice: Ranking Your Priorities

Making a wedding budget can be a daunting task.  Every website and book dedicated to saving money on your wedding will tell you that you have to prioritize and spend more of your wedding budget on what matters most to you and your fiancée.  Sounds easy right?  But how exactly do you go about prioritizing
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Rings: Buying a Wedding Ring – Part 3

Carat – Refers to the weight of the stone. Most people confuse carat with the size of the stone, when it is actually a measure of the weight of the stone. True the bigger the weight usually the bigger the stone, but don’t be confused when you think of carats you need to think weight.
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Real Stationery Photos: Beautifully Blissful

Last week we shared our Ikat suite that Southern Bride & Groom recently featured and this week we’re showing off another unique wedding invitation that made the cut!  The Bliss design is a favorite and is especially lovely in this popular color scheme. Pictured: Bliss Square Pocket wedding invitation in mustard and pewter inks on a
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New: 3 More Little Joeys!

Today, The Green Kangaroo would like to welcome all 2013 newborns with a fresh set of Little Joey designs! Ooh and ahh over Bella, Bubbles and Sail! Brand-spanking-new designs start next Friday, so be sure to come back and check it out! For a look back at new designs from 2012, hop on over to
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