Distinctive Boutonnieres for the Boys!

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Nothing like a splash of color on the lapel to dress up on otherwise black-and-white affair! Whatever the color or style of your men's suits, a boutonniere is an eye-catching and attractive addition. Here are some ideas that are both formal and fun! Fresh flowers, ribbon, fabric, crepe paper, berries, herbs, acorns... this little ornament provides a great little outlet for your creative abilities! * All photos compliments of Martha Stewart Weddings * * Dahlia + Polka dot tie = … [Read more...]

Beads, Buttons, & Buckles: Supplies for the DIY Bride

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M&J Trimmings recently updated their new Bridal Center. It took a while, but it’s finally finished and ready for all brides-to-be and wedding planners!  Whether you're undertaking an ambitious project like sewing your own dresses, or something simple like decorating the flower girl baskets, M&J's Bridal Center has all the supplies and great inspiration! Swarovski crystals ribbons & trims laces appliques buttons buckles handbag … [Read more...]

Martha Stewart’s 10 Best Dressed Flower Bouqets

My last post on Parisian floral arrangements had such lovely wrapped bouquets that I had to do some more research on dressing your flower stems.  As Martha herself points out, the stems of the bouquet can be just as beautiful as the blooms themselves. "Much as you choose the right shoe for a dress or the right tie for a suit, give careful consideration to the stems." The first step is to think about the flowers you'll carry. A large rose bouquet, for instance, which will need help keeping its … [Read more...]