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One of the prettiest trends this wedding season is ombré. Ombré is a French term meaning “shaded”, and it is typically seen as a multicolored stripe with colors graduating from light to dark. Ombré creates a beautiful effect you see when colors or tones gradually fade into each other.
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You can use it just as you would use any color. It adds a touch of fun and excitement with out going too over the top, and it’s so easy to incorporate this trend into your wedding theme. It can work on cakes, wedding flowers, dresses, aisles, invitations, and as you can see, even chair covers. Will you use it in your wedding? Do you like this trend?
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The thought of addressing your wedding invitations might seem like a daunting task, but custom return address stamps can help take some of the pressure off your shoulders (or in this case, hands). Your envelopes will evoke a simple yet modern feel with the perfect combination of calligraphy and print. Check out more styles here.
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Personalize your wedding shoe by including a special message or applique on the bottom of your shoes. Whether you include sweet hearts as you see below, adhere rhinestone “I Do” embellishments, or write a special message on the bottom, you will allow for a wonderful photo opportunity to remember for years to come.
Amy is really excited to bring the Sweet Designs Williams-Sonoma tour to her hometown NYC. She would love to see you this Saturday at Williams-Sonoma (121 East 59th Street between Lexington & Park Avenue) in NYC. She will be there at 12pm doing a presentation about styling sweets, answering your questions, and serving strawberry trifle. It will be family-friendly so feel free to bring your kids!
Sign up here if you would like to come. She hopes to see you this Saturday!
If you’re a DIY bride or someone who is planning a special event, Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It by Amy Atlas might be just what you need to design a beautifully themed dessert or candy table. Throughout the book, Amy shares over 100 recipes, as well as do-it-yourself tips and sources. Do you already own the book and used it to create a sweet set-up? We would love to read your feedback. Let us know your thoughts by leaving a comment below.
Kick off your destination wedding and serve your guests Pink Grapefruit Margaritas throughout the wedding reception. Click HERE for more signature drink recipe inspirations. Please drink responsibly (21 and older) and always have a designated driver.
1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4 limes)
1 cup Triple Sec Orange Liqueur
3 cups ice
1 cup silver Tequila
1 lime cut in wedges, optional Kosher salt.
Directions: Rim the glass with a lime wedge and dip in salt. Combine the grapefruit juice, lime juice, Triple Sec and ice in a blender. Pour in the tequila, stir and serve.
image and recipe from http://www.ThereGoesTheCupcake.com
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These burlap flowers can easily enhance your wedding details. Learn how to make them and view the tutorial HERE!
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Displaying your favorite quotes, monograms on the escort card or guest table or guest book table is an easy romantic touch for your wedding celebration. You can even provide one at the facility entrance directing guests to the ceremony or cocktail hour. Once the celebration ends, you can display these signs in your home as a keepsake from your wedding day.
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One of the easiest ways to embellish your wedding shoes is by adding an “I Do” shoe applique to the bottom of the soles. These can also serve as your something blue. http://www.advantagebridal.com.
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Bling out your bridal shoe and add rhinestone embellishments to your open-toe style shoe with your choice of clear rhinestones. For more information on this DIY wedding inspiration, visit http://www.blingdeco.blogspot.com.
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