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lovely flower ingredients: cooking up a fragrant bouquet
{all images taken with personal camera (c) jacin fitzgerald} i have so so so much on my list today but all i can think about is pulling these lovely blooms together for a very special bouquet. i put a note out there on facebook last week saying how much i've been dying to incorporate kumquats in a wedding bouquet and wouldn't you know it, a very special photographer happened to have the perfect bride looking for something fun, whimsical and with lots of color, and a match was made. so...
weekend update: jamming, fashion shows & clovers {iPhone photo dump}
{all images shared with instagram, my username is "lovelydetails" if you want to follow along} happy monday! this weekend went by WAY too fast! here's a little recap through pics: *i found a few more 4-leaf clovers and reconfirmed the reason why they need to be hidden in my new branding somewhere (which i can't wait to show you) *made a few more batches of jam for my jam grams (which have raised $250 so far!) *bought a pretty new cake stand for no reason at all *went to the rue...
mason jar sunday: ridiculous deal alert – 4 or 7 day honeymoon/getaway in mexico for $249/$379!
{image via the yummy life} if you follow me on facebook or twitter you might have seen me mention this already but if not, i had to chime in and give you a heads up on this crazy deal from living social. i'll get right to it, with this deal (ending in 2 days!) you can choose from: A Four-Night Stay for Up to Two Adults and Two Children Ages 12 and Under in a Master Room at Any of the Ten Properties, Including a $100 Resort Credit for $249 Or, a Seven-Night Stay for Up to Two Adults...
jam grams and dance parties {plus, friday favorites}
{personal image} say what? you haven't sent a Jam Gram yet? you don't know what it is, either? my side project, Jars of Love, is back at it with some yummy, fresh homemade jam and i thought it could be fun to create little packages so you could "spread love" to your loved ones. a jam gram is a package containing a jar of homemade jam, a notecard and a little elephant jam spreader. All proceeds are directly benefiting the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Cancer Center where my hometown...
garter love: La Gartier Wedding Garters {obsessed with these lovelies!}
{all images are (c) La Gartier Wedding Garters} i have a confession for you. please don't judge me. my wedding garter was from victoria's secret. phew - i said it! the garter was a total afterthought, something i never really considered to be that big of a deal. but i think that's because i had no idea about La Gartier Wedding Garters. do you see the swiss dot detail on the one up top? or the pretty velvet ribbon on the one right below? i am in love. From their site: La Gartier is a...
attention connecticut brides {and beyond}: wedding inspiration event at page hardware, feb 28th
{image by scobey photography} yes of course i'm biased, people! i grew up working at this family-owned gem of a store. but i also wanted to let you know that they're having an amazing wedding event and if you're in the area, i think you should go! here are the details: {image by scobey photography} Page Hardware's Wedding Inspirations Event - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 7-9PM Sample food, cake, and drinks (please bring ID) while gathering inspiration for your special day from local...
style crush: maria lucia hohan {feminine, soft & flirty}
as i was perusing through my us weekly for a little brainless reading this weekend, i kept coming across these gorgeous, light & airy gowns from maria lucia hohan... and let me tell you - i am absolutely in love. take a look: love. and maria, i love your designs but you seriously have to work on getting some a-list celebs to wear them! kristin cavallari?? ugh. but i love this dress! absolutely love these designs and can't wait to see more. i know i'll be on the...
weekend update: hawaii, pretty blooms, & wine tasting with the bachelor {iphone photo dump}
it's been far too long since i have done one of my iphone photo dumps, i only know this because when i went in to make today's, i had way too many pictures to include! if you follow me on instagram you may have seen some of these updates along the way, but if not, i'll give you a quick recap as to what i've been up to over the past week or so. *a flower delivery for no reason from pat made my week feel special *i find four leaf clovers everywhere (which finally paid off, because if you...
Friday Favorites: Minted Wedding Invitations {plus a 10% discount for LLD readers}
we all know of my love for pretty mason jars and lovely florals, but one of my other favorite components of the big day includes the invites & paper products that can set the tone for the theme of your wedding. one of the most common questions i receive from brides is "where should i get my invites!" and honestly, my favorite place to send my couples for invites (especially vintage wedding invitations) and simple save the dates is Minted.com. one of my favorite things about minted is...
floral inspiration: peonies, ranunculus and succulents, oh my {ella bella floral}
{all images and floral design by ella bella floral in cache, utah} it's very rare that i post things i did not craft or design myself here these days, but when i came across these stunning florals by ella bella floral, i literally was left speechless and absolutely had to share them with you for inspiration. are these not some of the most gorgeous flowers you've ever seen? my favorite part about flower design is pulling together all of the "ingredients" for an arrangement, because every...
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