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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 on the
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Inside the Studio: Pretty Ribbons for Wedding Programs

I love our ribbon wall here at The Green Kangaroo!  Shades of pumpkin and chocolate ribbons are popular for festively fall wedding stationery items.  Soon I’m sure we’ll be seeing cooler color schemes paired with our winter programs.  Did you know you can select any of our popular designs?!  And you can pick any of
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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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Weekly Rally: Summer Games

Attention has been on the Olympics this week and we’ve had just the treats and drinks to celebrate with!  If you haven’t already, give them a shot over the weekend and kick back in front of the tube. We’re all ready for the weekend around here… well, maybe not Katie.  She’s been vacationing at the
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Weekly Rally: Clean Lines + a Classy Ride

The Green Kangaroo was recently asked to become a preferred vendor for the AIA North Carolina’s Center for Architecture and Design, located in downtown Raleigh.  Built to a LEED platinum standard, the Center is “an operating demonstration project for sustainable design and construction practices,” serving as a prime gathering space for those in the field. 
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Inside the Studio: Ribbon Booklet Programs

Friday Monica and I tied pretty bows for Nancy’s classy booklet programs.  She selected our popular navy & grass green inks with navy ribbon for her wedding day stationery.  (Photo taken while these programs awaited having their bow tails trimmed.) Peruse more bows and classic goodness on Pinterest!

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Weekly Rally: A New Rally!

Notice anything different this week?  We decided to change things a little on the Weekly Rally.  Don’t worry — I’ll still give you a brief update of what we talked about on Between Designs for the week, but I’ll also post a behind-the-scenes photo from the ‘Roo Crew and share my favorite photo of the
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Wedding DIY: Foxy Masks + Fabric Birds

Last week, Matt and I headed out to Shakori Hills, which hosts the Grassroots Festival that we look forward to each spring and fall; this trip was even more exciting, however, because we arranged for our photographer, Becci Ames, to join us on Thursday for our styled engagement shoot.  She had the sneak peek above
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