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Floral Spotlight: Artichokes {Yes, Artichokes!}
sourceNot to be mistaken with succulents (to be featured soon!), artichokes are playing a role in more than just your favorite appetizer - via wedding florals {but keep reading, because I'm including a really good recipe at the end of this post}.  These lovely plum/purple colored blooms pair perfectly with the moss green leaves, and they hold a special place in my heart as well, as they were a favorite of my grandmother.Artichoke production occurs year-round, but nearly one-third the...
Mason Jar Sunday: DIY Colored Masons from 100 Layer Cake
Scott ClarkI just spotted this DIY tutorial on 100 Layer Cake (it went up while I was on my honeymoon, hence I missed it the first time!) and had to share it for today's Mason Jar Sunday.From 100 Layer Cake:Supplies:Mason jars or other glass containersSpray paintMasking tape (if you want to get serious about keeping the edges of the jars clean)Scott ClarkAgain, this really doesn’t need detailed instructions. You just set your jars outside on some newspaper and spray the inside of each jar...
Valentines Shoot Featured in Best Wedding Sites eZine!
Happy Saturday all!I wanted to share with you something exciting - our Valentines shoot that I styled a few weeks back (in collaboration with Tara Lee of Cut the Cake Etsy/November 7 Blog {Paper Design}, Miriam Corona of Glam Candies {Sweets Inspiration/Creative Collaboration} and Gladys Jem {Photographer}) is being featured in Best Wedding Sites eZine!  Brenda has launched a new website and it's looking fabulous; go take a look!The flowers on the cover were part of the design and you can...
Fleur de Sel Caramels – Winner
Congrats Amber - you won the savory little treats :)  Enjoy...
Just Imagine Summertime…
I found this quote a while back and was playing around with illustrator today to make it look pretty.  And with the cold weather lingering in many parts of the world, and snowfall expected here in San Francisco, I wanted to leave you all with something to warm you up on this chilly Friday afternoon...
Anthropologie Mugs – Winner
Congrats to Nicole-Lynn of Seaside Smitten, you won the coveted Anthro mugs :)Congrats, use them in good health and happiness :)2 more giveaways to go!Fleur de Sel CaramelsMason Jar...
Bridal Beauty: Inside and Out
The lovely Jennie Fresa is back to guest blog again for this month's "Bridal Beauty" feature!As a beauty professional, it’s my job to help brides look their absolute best on their wedding day. I do so by designing makeup looks that enhance rather than transform! When I meet with brides for a trial, we discuss their personal style and the style of their venue. This information allows me to create a look that is not only appropriate for the occasion, but also perfectly suited for the bride....
Burlap Table Runner – Winner
I can't believe the odds that the burlap queen herself, Alicia of The Charity Wedding, was drawn as the winner for the Burlap Table Runner!Congrats Alicia!There's still a few left :)Monogrammed Anthropologie MugFleur de Sel CaramelsMason Jar...
Something Blue – Winner
Congrats to Amanda from The Vintage Mason - you won the Something Blue giveaway! Check your email for more details :)These giveaways are still open if you haven't entered yet!Ruffled burlap table runnerMonogrammed Anthropologie MugFleur de Sel CaramelsMason Jar...
Bridal Fitness Video Post: Eating Right on the Road {How to Follow Your Diet Plan When Traveling}
Today's Bridal Fitness post comes in the form of a video post from Jonny, our Bridal Fitness editor.  A reader asked how to stay healthy while traveling - a real challenge for all of us - and Jonny took us on a grocery store tour to give us the facts!!Here he is (with co-star wife and son)  :)New to the blog?  Click here for all of the Bridal Fitness posts...
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