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Wedding Crossword & Word Search Puzzles

March 17, 2011 by  
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Wedding Crossword & Word Search Puzzles

The gang at Blow Flower Designs are offering all Ecopolitan readers a super sweet deal. Get your custom Wedding Crossword or Word Search Puzzles for the low price of $1.75* each when you select from their regular stock sizes (5.5″ x 8.5″ or 6″ x 6″). These unique and fun puzzles will be a wonderful addition to [...]

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 [...]

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! [...]

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 [...]

Stylish Seedling Favors

March 2, 2010 by  
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Stylish Seedling Favors

These hardy seedlings from Arbor Day Foundation are a wonderful eco friendly wedding favor that will live on for generations as a reminder of your commitment to each other. Available in a wide variety of species, each seedling comes beautifully packaged in these unique poly tubes made from 50% post consumer content. Customize the labels to blend in [...]

Bridal Dress Saver

February 3, 2010 by  
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Bridal Dress Saver

Alright gals, I know we’ve all been through this. You’ve showered, applied your “non-whitening” deodorant, dried and styled your hair and applied your make up. You are now ready to put on that beautiful cocktail dress; surely your deodorant is dry by now right? You slip into the dress and zip it up; you inspect [...]

Protect Your Wedding From Theft

December 3, 2009 by  
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Protect Your Wedding From Theft

With a growing trend toward monetary wedding gifts comes another new trend; theft of card and money boxes at weddings. Over the last couple of years I have heard this warning repeated by many reception venue managers. With all the excitement and number of people, both familiar and unfamiliar, filling the reception hall money boxes [...]

Wedding Crossword Puzzles

October 30, 2009 by  
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Wedding Crossword Puzzles

Love this idea we got from the site of our favorite beautiful living and creative entertaining expert Martha Stewart. Personalized crossword puzzles are a great way to entertain your guests as they arrive at your wedding reception or bridal shower. Imagine a puzzle customized for you with words such as: – The place you first [...]

Tree Pedestal Cake Stand

October 27, 2009 by  
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Tree Pedestal Cake Stand

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Laurie Cinotto’s blog, www.lalalaurie.com, I highly recommend you do so. This amazingly talented artist creates some of the most unique, memorable and stunning wedding DIY accessories I’ve ever come across and generously shares the instructions with all her readers. One great example is this easy to [...]

Don’t Kick the Can

October 23, 2009 by  
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Don’t Kick the Can

Before recycling those soup cans, get one more great use out of them; turn them into quaint vases for your garden or country wedding. 1. Select undented cans of similar sizes. Thoroughly clean and remove labels and any residual glue. 2. Fasten ribbon or raffia around the can mid way down. 3. Fill with water [...]

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