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Everything goes with nature. Color trends are fun to watch abut ultimately, it's about your preference, your style~ the colors you love and are passionate about. The many shades of Purple...gorgeous as accent colors or as a dominant theme. Shimmering Stars, save the date mini magnet Style code: B-11706 If you go with purple as your dominant color, consider any ways it might get lost in dark areas

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Everywhere I go lately, it's birds, birds, birds, so I've got them on my mind. Doves~ the symbol of peace and love are perfect for weddings! I've not been to an event where white doves have been released but I think it would be so cool and really beautiful(knowing of course that they were actually homing doves, returning to their home). Love birds? Embellish your garden wedding with a subtle and

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It's wedding day. Should the first time the groom sets his eyes on the bride~ be as she’s walking toward him down the aisle? Is there anyone who upholds this tradition of romance and anticipation anymore or is having fresh hair and makeup for photos more important? What do you think? Romantic tradition or a nuisance tradition?

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Miracles happen every day. Just consider the two people who find each other out of almost 7 billion…and often times over the most incredible circumstances. It never ceases to amaze me! I love weddings because each one is so different, especially of what the bride and groom give away of themselves~ their essence! Unity ceremonies, typically followed by the rings exchange, symbolize the union of the

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How will you be honoring your Mom this Sunday? Taking her out for brunch or lavishing her with flowers and/or gifts? I know that Moms love a day of rest, gifts, eating out... but what I think they really want~ is just our time! Since tea is the new coffee...Why not spend a lovely couple of hours over tea with the Mom who leans towards the finer things? Giver her an experience! Prepare tea and use

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Age-old question~ should you elope or not? Raised among many and with considerable passion~ is the argument that eloping is selfish. Plenty of others would counter-argue saying that (depending on the destination) eloping can certainly be much cheaper... There aren't the headaches and hassles from well-meaning and not so well-meaning relatives to deal with... Romantic... Quick... Personally, I

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Whether you have a flair for the dramatic or the sweetly subtle, centerpieces are a great way to show it off. I love the way a great centerpiece commands the attention of your table~ be it chic, eco-friendly, simple, whatever... This centerpiece was sent in by a reader who gushed about the centerpieces at a recent wedding she attended. " The centerpieces at the reception were gorgeous

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I've always wanted a tabletop herb garden so I planted one this weekend. Here it is~ brimming with my fav's: basil, rosemary and a sugar herb (I don't know much about the sugar herb but supposedly, 2 or 3 leaves will sweeten coffee, tea, etc. I'll have to get back to you on that one...) It looks so pretty on my table and the aroma is fantastic that it got me to thinking~ what a fabulous idea this

There were key family members at my wedding who never speak to each other and still other family, for whatever reason, weren't speaking to each other either... Maybe I really dislike conflict but I was thinking, "Hey everybody, this is my wedding~ BE HAPPY! Nevertheless, I floated around trying to make sure everybody found their happy places. (an exhausting endeavor...) I think someone ought to

Creative types nation-wide will be traveling to Boston, MA to attend the 2008 HOW magazine design conference to receive their creative shot in the arm. From non-profit organizations and corporations, to academic institutions and design firms, graphic designers will band together May 18-21 to share, network and discuss the major issues related to their craft. Have fun! Looking forward to the

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You're cake people~ pies and cupcakes are not options. A beautiful wedding cake that wows guests and commands attention is all you're asking for. But, how do you have your cake and save money too...? Options my dears...In the same style as your wedding, you could rent a fake wedding cake or purchase a wedding cake that has one or two fake tiers. The fake cake/tiers are typically made of styrofoam

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Evoke a mood. The hues in these blues make for a peaceful, easy feeling... Contrast white with blue for that oh-so cool, crisp look. style code: Inv-11657 Whimsical and playful! Just plain fun! image: Dikuza Fabulous. Bedazzling. Deck those shoes with jewels! Nature makes the best color combinations...