Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wedding DIY: Useful Decor + DIY Tips

Almost six whole months of wedded bliss have passed and I’m still cleaning up and packing away wedding decor.  Maybe that’s not something I should readily admit, but it’s true.  So much preparation goes into creating the perfect day and, afterward, relaxation is a wonderful reward.  Also, we’ve been quite busy as newlyweds, looking for
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Wedding Colors: Smokin’ Berry

We love this smokin’ hot color combination of smoke, berry, and amethyst!  A mix of these hues are great for a wedding of any season. Pictured:  Diamond Printing Paper  |  Driftwood Shimmer Paper   |  Berry Shimmer Paper  |  Lilac, Berry, & Smoke Inks  |  Amethyst Satin Ribbon  |  Amethyst Crystal  |  CS8 Font Because colors
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Real Stationery Photos: Embrace

With swirly lines and charming script, this popular design is easy to love.  Isn’t it sweet? Pictured:  Embrace wedding invitation with seafoam and navy inks.

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Beauty: Eyebrow Grooming Tips

Your eyebrows say more than you may realize. They help to shape your face and definitely aid in pulling your over-all appearance together. They supply an outline to your eyes and help to frame your face. For eyebrow grooming you pretty much just have two choices, that of tweezing or waxing. There are pros and
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Mix it Up: Valentine Pretzel Bites

Valentine Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites Gather Supplies: (makes about 45 pretzel bites) 2 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (12 oz) pkg chocolate almond bark pretzels valentine sprinkles Mix it Up: 1) In a large bowl, combine the
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Wedding Etiquette: Help! Color Confusion

Q: I picked my wedding colors a few months ago thinking we were going to have a summer wedding, but our venue changed and now we’ll be pushing our date to April 2014 (boo!)… so I really want to change my colors, but my girls already bought their dresses!  It’s my day and I think I’ll
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Monica + Andy: Blossoming Love

At last, I get to share the sweet story of our very own ‘Roo (and resident green thumb), Monica, and her husband, Andy! Originally from Ohio, Monica made the trek down to North Carolina for grad school at North Carolina State University in 2008. Single and new to the area, she decided to join eHarmony.
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Cake: Wedding Cake – Do’s and Dont’s

Your wedding cake is a figure of beauty and deliciousness. You want your cake to stand out to your guests not just the aesthetics of the cake but the taste as well. It’s easy for you and your honey to get caught up in all the latest trends and want a little bit of everything
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Style: Coastal Vintage

Ahh, the coast.  The windy salt air, cool against sun-kissed skin… maybe I’m longing for a beach day, but nonetheless this coastal vintage wedding style is nothing short of dreamy.  Weathered decor with pretty details like pearls and sea urchins, along with the most wonderful ocean hues, make this look as lovely as a day
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