January 2011

Floral Spotlight: Anemones

by jacin on January 31, 2011

source Not to be mistaken with anenomes, anemones are a perennial herb of the buttercup family, and come in shades of red, blue, white, purple and pink, with jet black hearts.  Their blooming time is typically September - May, making these lovely flowers a perfect pick for winter weddings. Anemones are a stunning flower that [...]


(c) Meghan Ryan My good friend Meghan sent this to me back in December from a craft party she attended.  My excuse for the late post?  A computer switch from my old PC to my new MAC left some things behind.  But alas, I just found it again and in-season or not, I had to [...]


Happy Friday! {Weekly Recap}

by jacin on January 28, 2011

This week went by so quickly - I can’t believe it’s Friday already! In case you missed it, here’s a recap of some of my favorite things this week! A very special birthday cake given to me by my friends in San Francisco via surprise party last night!  Blue mason jar, ranunculus fondant flowers, burlap [...]


Winter Bridal Coverups

by jacin on January 28, 2011

I was recently talking to a friend who is planning her December 2011 nuptials, a lovely winter wedding, and we were talking about pretty bridal boleros to keep the chill away.  I did a post on this back in the fall but realized I should probably update it to reflect the winter season, too.  This one [...]


Prepare yourself for a HUGE dose of eye candy today.  Jessica and Josh’s Huntington Beach wedding was a true labor of love, filled with all the lovely little details we have come to adore - and the most amazing part?  Almost everything in this gorgeous wedding was crafted by this loving couple and friends and [...]


(c) Carla Ten Eyck Today’s wedding absolutely takes my breath away; it is elegant, classic, traditional, refined, and brings the term glamourous to a whole new level.  The words “tradition” and “glamour” are rarely found in the same sentence, yet alone as a description, but this wedding is exactly that.  The blush pink roses, crystal centerpieces [...]


I am crediting Dancy for the idea behind today’s installment of the Bride Guide, she actually did this on her honeymoon and I thought it was genius!! So you’re headed on your honeymoon, and whether near or far, or how extravagant your vacation may be, you might still find yourself worrying about the security of [...]


Bridal Fitness: The Gameplan

by jacin on January 25, 2011

From Jonny Chai, our Bridal Fitness editor: I’ve mentioned in previous posts how important it is to have Goals, and hopefully by now you have a detailed description of what yours are. You know exactly what you’re going to be working hard for, making sacrifices for, and doing those consistently for. But is that enough? [...]


Our Wedding Video!

by jacin on January 24, 2011

I am so excited to share this with you - we just got our wedding highlight video back from the ever-talented Mike Maler! Enjoy (you might even see our Bridal Beauty editor, Jennie Fresa, in action too)!


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