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Brides, Flowers, Invitations, Wed Like a Celebrity!

ALMOST ROYAL WEDDING-Pippa Middleton & James Matthews

You might have heard that they had an almost royal wedding in England on Saturday, May 20th.  The Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, Pippa Middleton married James Matthews in Berkshire.  It had the all the anticipation of a royal wedding, with her wedding dress and other details of the nuptials being a closely guarded secret of […]

Brides, Flowers, Something Old, Something New, Something Blue

CHOICES FOR THE “SOMETHING BLUE” WEDDING TRADITION

“Something old-something new-something borrowed-something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe”.  The old rhyme that was supposed to bring the bride luck on her wedding day.  Today’s brides aren’t so superstitious, but it is still fun to incorporate these items in different ways.  This post will explore the “something blue” tradition.  Traditionally, most brides […]

Invitations, Theme Wedding, Wedding Trends, What's New?

WATERCOLOR THEME WEDDING-A Touch of Whimsy!

With it’s light brushstrokes and faint coloration, watercolor palettes have traditionally added a soft, light-hearted touch to weddings.  Perfect for spring or summer nuptials, they give the event a casual, yet artistic feel.  But wait!  New bold watercolors are claiming their rightful place too!  All shades of watercolors are being incorporated in modern weddings from […]

After the Wedding, What's New?

AFTER THE WEDDING-6 Ideas to Keepsake Your Memories

The wedding is over-honeymoon done.  How do you create keepsakes of your special day?  You have leftover favors, decorations & flowers, plus all the photographs.  Here are some creative suggestions to preserve your memories and even share as gifts. PHOTO MEMORIES>>> Tell your wedding story with a cherished photo book, pillow, wedding vow art, make […]

Bridesmaids

In Celebration of Bridesmaids-11 COOL GIFTS TO THANK THEM!

Bridesmaids!  They are your sisters, soon to be sisters-in-law, cousins and of course, best friends.  What would you do without them?  Before the wedding, they are your sounding board, decorating assistant, guidance counselor and there to help you choose the most amazing wedding gown possible.  On the day of, one word- SUPPORT!  From the wedding […]

Brides, Flowers, Invitations, Theme Wedding, Wedding Trends, What's New?

BRING ON THE GLITZ!-HAVE A METALLIC WEDDING THEME

Sparkle, Shimmer and Glitter! Want to wow your guests? Glam is not just crystals, mirrors & rhinestones anymore.  Incorporate one of the hottest wedding themes-METALLICS- in all aspects of your wedding and have an event to remember.  We have researched and found places for you to get shiny accents into your wedding, whether it be […]

Invitations, Wedding Trends, What's New?

HOT TREND: Foil-Pressed Invitations That Dazzle!

Metallics are popping up everywhere in 2017-18 weddings.  Not just gold and silver, but pearl, copper, pewter and the hottest one-rose gold.  Same with wedding invitations.  Retailers are seeing a significant uptick in sales in this category.  And why not?  Bling adds a touch of glam to your wedding, whether your style is very formal […]

Wedding Planner's tips on Dazzling Details

All the signs were there…

As wedding trends evolve, I’ve noticed a particular movement towards bringing signage into wedding ceremonies and receptions for many purposes including giving directions, giving guests a message or even just a “Thanks for being here” gesture. The wedding sign ranges from “shabby chic” to marquee style elegance and depending on your wedding theme, one of these […]

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Artisans Spotlight: My Hummingbird Dreams, Custom Bridal Bouquets

I was fortunate to meet a passionate, genuine and truly creative woman this week – Jenny Miller, the owner and designer of My Hummingbird Dreams.  Jenny creates unique, one-of-a-kind and customizable bridal bouquets and whoa…are they gorgeous!!  Below, she tells us more about her creative process, the kinds of materials she’s lucky enough to use and […]

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Wedding Planner's tips on Dazzling Details

Wedding Inspiration: How-To Use Glass Cylinders as Centerpieces

How many weddings have you been to where the centerpieces are three glass cylinders, all different heights, together in the middle of the table, complete with floating candles in each cylinder? Such a gorgeous look but perhaps overdone these days?  We love the look of the glass, especially when combined with candlelight and know there are […]

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Artisan Spotlight: Touch of Heart, custom bridal hangers

Excited to bring you another Artisan’s Spotlight post today, our Canadian friends from Touch of Heart boutique based out of Toronto, Ontario.  We spoke with Savannah Clancey, Owner and Creative Designer at Touch of Heart to learn all about her customized bridal hangers, cake toppers and more!   What is your business name? Touch of […]

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Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends – Garden-Inspired Florals

  In the first of a series on 2017 wedding trends, lets talk about garden-inspired florals for your big day. Whether you’re using real flowers in your decor or artificial ones like these, the colors and textures of your flowers can really transform your space.  Brides Magazine says garlands, organic flowers and centerpieces inspired by real gardens […]

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Artisan Spotlight: S3 Typography, custom invitations and cards

Our community of Wedding Recycle Artisans is growing once again…love to introduce you to S3 Typography, a company dedicated to custom invitations, beautiful designs and showcasing emotion through design.  We heard from Sheila, designer and owner, on why she’s so passionate about what she creates. What is your business? S3 Typography, I named it after myself, […]