Archives for July 2011

Summer Wedding Favor Fever!

I've been browsing for the perfect wedding favors for a summer celebration, and there are so many fun and funky gifts it's hard to post only a handful. Here are some great ideas that we know you'll love to give, your guests will love to receive, and your wallets will adore, too! * * * Fans & Parasols Summer months and tropical climates are ideal for weddings, but when the sun is beating down upon you, wouldn't a nice fan or parasol come in handy? wedding favors to save the day! … [Read more...]

Luscious Summer Wedding Color: Strawberry!

For stunning wedding gown accents, bridal party palette, and luscious wedding decor, nothing says summer better than mouth-watering strawberry hues. Hot pinks, crimson, and corals are in the spotlight today, and here are some gorgeous ideas to get you in the mood! * * * Red invitations with gold calligraphy, via The Knot. Red, floor-length dress, $280, Lazaro. For your bridesmaids... or the daring bride! (via Brides.com) Crystal vases topped with red, silk … [Read more...]

Brides of a Feather: 2012 Wedding Gowns with Plumage

For the bride who wants something exotic, a gown embellished with feathers is the way to go.  Long or short, slinky or princess-y, adding plumes to your dress is a sure way to turn heads! We love it! Take a look at these gorgeous gowns and let us know what you think of the feather trend! * * * Below: This gown mixes soft tulle with a vibrant skirt of ostrich feathers, silk flowers, and crystals. (Ines di Santo via Martha Stewart Weddings) Below: The skirt of this ball gown is … [Read more...]

Summer Wedding: Beat the Heat

The beauty of a summer wedding is that you can spend the whole glorious day outdoors, if you choose, from the photo shoot to the ceremony to the dancing. The heat, however, might pose a bit of a beauty hazard, unless you take steps to keep your bridal style cool and comfortable. * * Hair A hair style that keeps your hair off your neck and out of your face might be the best option. It's also very flattering to the face and neck. To keep hair sleek and avoid frizz, use a smoothing serum to … [Read more...]

Mother-in-laws: Keeping the Peace

By now you've probably heard about (or even read) the shocking email Heidi Withers received from her mother-in-law-to-be, harping over her lack of taste, manners, and humor.  When Miss Withers had finished reading it she immediately did what many of us would have done: forwarded it to some of her close friends and family to share in the outrage. How dare she, indeed?! feature image credit Unfortunately, instead of keeping it private, one zealous friend spread it all over the internet where … [Read more...]