Tag Archives: behind the scenes

American Wedding: A Chance of a Lifetime

  The secret will be out soon! There will be a familiar face on national television this February. The American Wedding will be featured on The Balancing Act, a television program on the Lifetime Network.   The Balancing Act is a talk show that has all range of subjects. We are excited to be featured
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Wedding DIY: “What Will Baby Bee?” Cake Decor

I don’t want to give any secrets away, but I will say that I was super excited to help out with an extra special baby reveal party yesterday!  I know, the suspense is tough, but all will be announced (and more pretty pictures shared) very soon.  Meanwhile, I can share a few tips on how
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Weekly Rally: Ringing in Holiday Goodness

Today we bid adieu to November and welcome December and all of its holiday goodness (not that we haven’t already been playing Christmas carols).  I don’t think any of us are fully prepared for the cold that is upcoming, but the warm cheer and happy moments with friends and family do make this one of our
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Our Neighborhood: Part 1

We often share much of what goes on inside The Green Kangaroo‘s studio, but today we’re taking a look outside and visiting some of our neighbors.  We’re right in the middle of downtown Cary, North Carolina, and though the area isn’t too big, it has quite a lot to boast.  From unique wedding invitations (ah hem!),
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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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Weekly Rally: Love is in the Air!

Love is in the air!  This week two ‘roo gals celebrated anniversaries!  Lori and her husband, Ryan, (pictured left) are toasting to their 5th wedding anniversary tomorrow in Aruba!  Newlyweds Katie and John celebrated their first year together on Monday!  Congrats ladies and gents… here’s to many more! For all of you other couples in
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Inside the Studio: Pretty Ribbons for Wedding Programs

I love our ribbon wall here at The Green Kangaroo!  We’ve been sending out quite a few of our Fall Ribbon Programs over the past couple of weeks!  Shades of pumpkin and chocolate ribbons are popular for these festively fall wedding stationery items.  Soon I’m sure we’ll be seeing cooler color schemes paired with our
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Weekly Rally: That Fair-Weather Feeling

Oh, how I love September!  And, oh, how it has flown by… what with all sorts of birthdays (mine’s actually today… eek), weddings, and such.  It also marks the beginning of autumn.  While I was preciously hanging on to the last days of summer earlier this month, once the crisper air hit around the official
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Stir it Up: Watermelon Margarita

Gather supplies: (yields a pitcher) 6 c Seedless Watermelon Chunks 1/4 c Simple Syrup 2 Limes, cut into chunks 1 1/2 c Fresh Blueberries 1/2 c Lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish 1 c Plata (Silver) Tequila 1/3 c Triple Sec Coarse Salt + Sugar (for rimming glasses) Crushed Ice Mix it
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Inside the Studio: Colorful Paper Stacks

Production isn’t all assembly, all the time; sometimes we take a break from putting together unique wedding invitations to straighten up the work space.  Last Friday, Monica and I spent our morning sorting through all of our usable scraps… quite an undertaking, but look at all those pretty, colorful stacks!  We use remnants from die
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