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Parties & Celebrations

Ode to Thanksgiving, Vol. #2 Decor & Details

My google reader is buzzing with a lot of creative touches to enhance the Thanksgiving holiday. I wanted to share some! The above detail board from The Party Dress. I love when I sit down to a table and there is a place card. Love the ribbon around the napkin, too. An interesting tablescape and centerpiece created out of Pheasant Feathers, via Apartment Therapy The above dessert tablescape is by the talented Amy Atlas. Look at the details! The table…

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Things We Love

Things We Love, Vol. #5

  The above is an editorial / love shoot that was photographed by Kellan Studios. I love the styling and the accessories!! Don’t be afraid to go all out and do something incredible like this for your engagement session. It’s soooo worth it! I’m totally inspired by this colorful room full of different textures on Apartment Therapy. It reminds me of the style of my first apartment in college. Expect an inspiration board on this soon! This gorgeous contemporary yet…

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Inspiration Boards

Pure White French Inspired Inspiration Board in Bon Jour, Old Lace, and Romance

This inspiration board is totally inspired by Kirstie Kelly’s showing at A Soolip Wedding (found via Junebug Weddings). The runway show and photographs are a throw-back to French style — which I absolutely love and studied quite intensely (side note: my absolute FAVORITE book to finger through right now is Elle Decor’s The Grand Book of French Style, published in 2001. I found recently at a yard sale). I love the look of dramatic, antique furniture in a monochromatic look.…

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All Things Paper

In Love: Calligraphy

I love calligraphy. There is no denying that when you receive an invitation hand addressed by one of these artists, you feel so special! Having your wedding invitations hand calligraphed may seem like an antiquated tradition that you don’t need to do (printing envelopes on the computer is so easy, right?). Well, it is an old tradition, but one you shouldn’t skip if you can afford. A wedding invitation isn’t just any old invitation to a party: it is something…

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Real Connecticut Weddings

Real Connecticut Wedding: Lisa & Sean | Reception Details

Lisa & Sean chose a simple decor scheme with bold pops of color. Her centerpieces, created by Fleur de Lys of New Haven, had beautiful sunflowers, white gerbera daisies, white hydrangea and yellow roses. I love how she grouped several small vases together in thirds on the table — it is so much more visually appealing than just one centerpiece! Each cluster was also monochromatic, keeping with the simple decor scheme. At each place setting tucked into a linen napkin…

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All Things Paper Decor & Design

Vary Your Escort Cards for Big Impact!

A way to add some dimension and texture to your escort card table is to vary the coloring and design on your escort cards. Play off your color theme by choosing three different colored card stock or ink color and pick the colors at random for each place card. Unless you are going for a monochromatic look, this variation really adds a lot of color and style without being expensive! It’s a simple idea that you can really run with.…

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