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Making Bearing the Ring Easier to Bear

January 26, 2011 by  
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Making Bearing the Ring Easier to Bear

I recently had the privilege of working with a bride who was planning a beautiful sophisticated wedding. What was so wonderful about this bride was her commitment to ensuring that her wedding day was not just about her but about everyone involved. Her number one goal was to achieve a comfortable, relaxed and enjoyable environment […]

Vintage Wedding Sign & Mirror

January 14, 2011 by  
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Vintage Wedding Sign & Mirror

As many of you know from reading my past posts, I have a love affair with vintage, upcycled wedding signs. Whether for way-finding or simple greetings and messages, vintage signs add that much needed personalized finishing touch to any event. All to often under utilized and overlooked, wedding signs truly warm and welcome your guests. Visit antique […]

Recycled Silver Spoon Jewelry

May 12, 2010 by  
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Recycled Silver Spoon Jewelry

How fun and fabulous are these recycled spoon jewelry pieces from Etsy artisan Linda Taylor (LTCreatesJewelry’s)? Linda’s unique designs made of vintage and antique flatware would make wonderful bridesmaid gifts. The spoon and sterling silver bead bracelet would look exquisite worn on your wedding day. Bracelet: $26 Set of 5 rings: $63 for the set (Excellent bulk buy for […]

Repurposing Heirloom Jewelry

May 10, 2010 by  
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Repurposing Heirloom Jewelry

We received this question from Gaylene A. in Houston on how to incorporate ornate heirloom jewelry into her modern wedding. Q: Hello, firstly I want to let you know how much I enjoy reading your blog. The ideas you give are not only practical but extremely beautiful. And your inspiration boards are pure eye candy, LOVE THEM! LOVE THEM! […]

Eco Event for the Bride

Eco Event for the Bride

This from Mon Amie Bridal Salon: Ecofficiency, GRN Events and Mon Amie presents… “Eco Event for the Bride at Mon Amie Bridal Salon” PURPOSE: Create a fabulous annual event bringing brides and eco-friendly designers and vendors together to demonstrate how easy it can be to have a green wedding. When: Saturday, April, 24th 2010 9:30am […]

Pretty in Plaid

March 16, 2010 by  
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Pretty in Plaid

Table decorated with pink Gerber Daisies and ribbon (Source Unknown. Possibly Martha Stewart). Adorable Pushpin/Thumbtack favors by Etsy Artisan Katie LeRoy. Stunning Silk Dupioni plaid bridesmaid dress from Alfred Angelo’s eco-friendly wear-again collection Purely Alfred Angelo. Plaid invitation by Invitation Box who by the way has gone green. Handmade Rice Paper Lanterns from Luna Bazaar. Cake […]

Sticks n’ Stones

March 15, 2010 by  
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Sticks n’ Stones

Sticks and stones may break your bones but I promise, these twigs are going to warm your heart. Okomido brings life to recycled precious metals and gemstones through their interpretation of nature’s masterpieces. These distinctive stackable twig rings are a brilliant example of their exquisite artisan pieces handcrafted using 18K rose gold, sterling silver and […]

Beyond Diamonds

March 10, 2010 by  
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Beyond Diamonds

Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? I beg to differ. Your choice of engagement ring should be about you and only you, not what the masses dictate. Buck the diamond trend and go with what you love. Choose a ring that embodies everything unique about you and your special day. Select a ring with […]

Creative Recycled Wedding Signs

March 8, 2010 by  
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Creative Recycled Wedding Signs

If you read my post on wedding signs you know how I feel about incorporating beautiful reusable signs into your wedding decor.  Following my post I received numerous email messages from readers inquiring about ideas for recycled, reusable signs. Well, here are a few ideas I came up with- unique signs that can be incorporated into either your […]

Purely by Alfred Angelo

March 5, 2010 by  
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Purely by Alfred Angelo

Update: We have recently received a message from Kate Harrison, author of the best selling book The Green Bride Guide, who has generously shared her findings on the Alfred Angelo’s Purely Collection. Kate was advised by an Alfred Angelo company rep that the materials used in the Purely line are in fact conventionally produced cotton and silk. Read more about this topic on […]

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