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The fans are hungry and ready for their next helping! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire , the highly anticipated sequel to 2011's The Hunger Games , premieres today nationwide. In celebration of its release, today's blog post features three fun ways to weave this dystopian story into your wedding stationery, fashion, and decor. Feast your eyes on the loveliness below. Bow & Arrows Katniss...Read more
The glamour, the grandeur, the glittery details...Baz Luhrmann's screen adaptation of The Great Gatsby may have been released over three months ago, but the trends inspired by the Art Deco era of this movie (and book) are still going strong! Dreaming of a Great Gatsby -themed wedding? Wondering how to translate this trend into your wedding invitations and stationery? For today's post, we're...Read more
Majestic trees. Exotic wildlife. Rushing rivers and pristine ponds. There's just something magical---and quintessentially American ---about our national and state parks. If you're still deciding on a venue for your wedding---or even your engagement session---it might be worth checking out our national and state parks . From picturesque backdrops to rustic elegance, each park offers an array of...Read more
Lions and tigers and weddings, oh my! Bicycle Built For Two {Rectangle Invitation, center} Today, movie theaters all across the country are debuting Oz The Great and Powerful —the new fantasy adventure film that tells the story of how the wonderful wizard (of Oz) came to power. The vivid colors, the stunning landscape, the beloved cast of characters...there's just something about the Land of Oz...Read more
It's Color Monday and we're going all Victorian Steampunk today. This is one of those weddings trends that when you see it, you can't help but stop and stare. It's just that interesting. What is steampunk? It's ultra-modern yet old-fashioned--sort of like the 19th century meeting up with science fiction in a quirky, H.G. Wells time-machine kind of way. Kind of interesting, right? We're loving the...Read more
What do you get when you combine stripes, polka dots, a bold pattern and a black & white palette with red accents? Pure retro fun! The black & white complements and contrasts while the red introduces passion and excitement! If you're wanting to incorporate vintage elements that are eclectic, stylish and totally fun--here is your inspiration! From the getaway car to short polka dot dresses...Read more
Art Nouveau or "New Art" was a brand-new and distinctive style of art that was most popular in Europe but also spread across North America too. Emerging around the turn of the 19th century and during the industrial revolution {1890-1914'ish}, Art Nouveau was a movement to create a new form of art--something wholly distinctive. I love the spirit behind this movement! I can imagine that the artists...Read more
Welcome to Color Monday --the day devoted to the transforming power of color. For those who are missing Lindsay--our color expert--she's busy making magic in design world but I promise that she'll be back soon! Affect the mood with the hues you choose! Take for instance the enduring fashion trend of color-blocking! Bold, beautiful colors in blocks. Are you a fan? Perhaps not too sure how to make...Read more
Happy Thursday! It's Rachel here over at MagnetStreet Weddings. Well, you know what they say: opposites attract -- in love... and design! Today's post is dedicated to one of the hottest modern wedding invitation trends: pairing punchy patterns with pretty florals. One is bold and fierce; the other serene and elegant. Together, they balance each other out, bringing out the best qualities in one...Read more
Metallic wedding inspiration ... It's hard not to love these sleek colors that shine and shimmer. This enduring wedding trend is definitely irresistible! Silver has an old-world feel which is great for putting a vintage twist on your wedding and then when it's paired with black, has a rugged type of elegance to it. Gold and bronze are regal and refined and give off a look of luxury. If you're...Read more