Pink and Turquoise Inspiration Board for Starfish Themed Beach Wedding

Looking for a fun, bright, and sweet beach wedding? This wedding inspiration board with pink and turquoise wedding colors compliments the sparkling waters and sandy beaches.

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Pink and Turquoise Inspiration for a Starfish Beach Wedding

The wedding invitation from Moore Creative is turquoise and pink with a woven texture that is the color of sand. The invitation has a starfish that can be slipped into your wedding day style to create a theme. These stunning starfish earrings with turquoise are one way to bring the detail into the bride’s accessories.

Turquoise stones lined up on the beach forms a unique aisle. This groom wears a very casual look with shorts and button down shirt in a neutral sand color. A starfish can be used in place of the boutonniere. The bridesmaids are the opposite in vibrant turquoise dresses and pink sandals.

Brighten up a sandy cream and pink bouquet with a turquoise ribbon. The pink takes the stage for the table decor pink and white linens. Pink flower arrangements are in turquoise vases that are for perfect a destination wedding.  Decorated starfish cookies are placed at the reception as a wedding favor for the guests.

This color palette combines unique turquoise details with vibrant pink for a romantic, but fun beach wedding.

Credits: bridal party Christina Montemurro Photography, stone aisle Carrie Wildes Photography, table scape Troy Grover Photographers, starfish wedding invitation Moore Creative, starfish earrings Stella & Dot, starfish cookies Sugarsweet Dreams, bouquet Style Me Pretty designed by Peony + Plum, groom Southern Weddings

Turquoise and Copper Wedding Inspiration Board: Destination Wedding with Glam

Hello, brides and fellow wedding lovers. I have for you a wedding inspiration board in turquoise, copper, and brown for a gorgeous destination affair.

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Wedding Inspiration in Turquoise and Copper

This wedding inspiration board is inspired by some of Moore Creative’s recent beach invitation designs that combines natural metallic palette with vibrant turquoise.

Add a touch of glamour to a flowing wedding dress with metallic details and embroidery. Carry over the embellishments in your cake by incorporating a similar design.

Bridesmaids wear a silky copper toned dress.  Paired with a soft neutral scarf this would be great for a fall. (And a big plus is not so expensive  at $65.) They carry a bouquet of roses, orchids, and scabiosa in various natural shades and copper complemented by a turquoise bow.

Incorporating the copper into your wedding bands adds a personal touch. Even for the guys there are so many options today on rings, it’s no longer just silver or gold.

Tables are quite a display with metallic chairs and turquoise liens. Vary the heights of centerpiece displays with low copper vases and tall clear ones for a dramatic effect. Fill them with the soft cream and white roses and orchids cascading out.

The use of metallic is great if you are looking to add a touch of glamour to your wedding day palette.

Hope everyone is enjoying fall. It is really getting cool. (I am considering moving to an island that is warm year round. I dislike the cold.) I am taking a mini-vacation this weekend to relax on the beach.

Credits: bridesmaid dress ModCloth, copper destination wedding invitation Moore Creative, wedding dress Wedding Chicks photographed by Andrew Weeks Photography, wedding band BD Designs, bouquet The Knot, copper escort card Moore Creative

Merry Christmas!

Stopping by to share a few Christmas lovelies with you for a beautiful holiday winter wedding. Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season and a happy new year!

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Happy Holidays!

 

Credits: winter bouquet Martha Stewart Weddings, cake Intimate Weddings, centerpiece Sweet Something Designs, chairs The Cinderella Project, red bouquet  basket Min Svenska Landgard, walkway Better Homes and Gardens

My Favorite Things- Southern Wedding Details

As a southern girl, I am loving all the southern wedding details that are emerging with the rustic trend. There are many styles of the south that can be incorporated into the wedding day (no matter the destination), and I found a few to share from Pinterest.

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Southern Wedding Details

Cotton adds a southern touch to floral decor. The bridal bouquet with a stunning gathering of flowers and cotton wrapped with lace makes a gorgeous statement. Combine a single cotton boutonniere with a sweet bow tie and you’ve got a look for a southern gentleman.

Being from Georgia, the peach state, I absolutely love peaches. They do not only make delicious desserts (oh, peach cobbler) but beautiful centerpiece or escort cards. Peaches are tender and delicate fruit that offers a beautiful texture. This fruit lends to a comforting and rich wedding decor.

Monograms are big part of southern culture. Display your new-shared monogram with moss-covered letters. If you prefer a not so rustic display a sophisticated wooden monogram. Or, wear your monogram by having beautiful custom necklace made for on your wedding day. Honor someone special with his or her monogrammed handkerchief wrapped around your bouquet.

Boots make fun country photos. You could wear those beautiful heels you have been dying for the ceremony, and then switch it up for a casual reception. And, who could resist a big bouquet of sunflowers.

Southern traditions can be incorporated into any wedding. I wanted to share a few more traditions that anyone can take cues from: pearlscokes, barbequesweet tea, and red velvet cake.

Credits: cotton bouquet via Lauren from Belle Magazine, cotton boutonniere via Jocelyn from Style Me Pretty, peach escort cards via Southern Weddings Magazine from Southern Weddings, monogram via Jane from Restruct 3, bride in boots via Cree from Elizabeth Anne Designs

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Modern Orange and Green Destination Wedding Inspiration Board

This inspiration board is a modern destination wedding. The wedding colors of orange, lime green, and gray creates a great color palette for beach weddings year round.

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Modern Orange and Green Destination Wedding

In this inspiration board loved ones receive a lime green invitation topped with a starfish. When they arrive to our modern destination they are invited in with orange paper lanterns. The ceremony is held on the beach with a rooftop reception to follow.

The bridal party is dressed in a sleek gray. Green ties for the men brighten the look. A chevron strip pattern for the flower girl’s dress adds fun. The bride carries a bouquet of orange, green, and white flowers. (I like the green leaves forming the outside of the bouquet.) While the bridesmaids carry bouquets of white and green. Green floral creates accents throughout the wedding decor.

The rooftop reception has a view of the ocean. Modern tablescape includes a solid orange tablecloth and white chairs. Unique candleholders provide ambiance.

Make a statement with your food. These cupcakes’ presentation not only makes it look so delicious, but sophisticated. (The link below includes the recipe!) Porcelain white plates would contrast will against the orange tablecloth. I might suggest place settings with square dinner plates, orange and white patterned napkins, and gray napkin rings.

Many people worry over the color palette of a beach wedding in the fall. This board takes typical fall colors of orange and green, but uses lively tones for the beach. My advice if there is color you must have, go for it no matter the season. You can always throw in a rich complimentary color for the cooler months.

Credits: starfish wedding invitation Moore Creative, orange beach aisle Princess Wedding Co, bouquet Bunches of Bliss, chevron dress Bitty Bambuwedding party We Heart Photography, cupcakes Bakingdomrooftop tablescape photographed by Michael Howard designed by Big Events Wedding

Fall Wedding Color and Theme Inspiration

Fall is on its way, and it is becoming the most popular wedding season. September has beat out June as most popular month to have a wedding. So today I have highlighted a few fall wedding themes.

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Fall Wedding Themes

The popular rustic wedding theme is perfect for fall. This theme can vary greatly from vintage rustic to rustic elegance. Details can include burlap, wood, and milk glass. Also, notice they have added red and green to the color palette for the fall table setting. You may think the warm color palette of red and green is for December, but red mimics the color of apples and green is found everywhere in nature which makes it great for fall too.

For an eco vibe you can use fresh fall vegetables and fruits for decor. The natural hues of these foods will complement many wedding colors for autumn. (And, you will have dinner.) Visit an antique or second hand store for pots and vases to arrange them with.

Of course, one of the obvious fall choices is orange with pumpkins. I am not saying this is a bad choice there are many beautiful things to do with the pumpkin theme. Offset all the orange with white pumpkins. Or even use white pumpkins for an elegant black and white affair. With the pumpkins you can monogram them, use for a flower vase, or use a tiny one for place cards.

Modernize a classic fall wedding with white flowers in contemporary vases. Small tea light candles complete this elegant modern look.

If you wanting to steer clear of the typical colors you may want to consider a plum color palette. Pair a purple with gold for a formal fall wedding. Dark glassware, gold china and chargers, with lush plum flowers create an elegant atmosphere. Other colors that pair well with plum are ivory and silver.

Create a chic fall atmosphere with vintage details. Combine old country style with pink, gold, and brown for a fall wedding with feminine flair.

We are planning lots of exciting things, so stay tuned! Including, new invitation designs and inspiration boards that feature Moore Creative’s fall wedding invitations.

Credits: warm and rustic Style Me Pretty, fall eco-love Martha Stewart Weddings, perfectly pumpkin Martha Stewart Weddings, modern for fall The Knot, plums for fall 100 Layer Cake, country vintage Brides

Vintage Blue and Lemon Yellow Wedding Inspiration Board for Beach

With a color palette of blue and lemon yellow this wedding inspiration board was made for a chic beach house wedding. Incorporated into this inspiration board are two are my favorite trends, vintage details and the use of lemons for decoration.

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Blue and Yellow Wedding Inspiration

This beach wedding style begins with a simple blue and yellow invitation from Moore Creative. For a beach chic style this invitation includes a woven mat.

The ceremony takes place beachside with a rustic altar topped with a vintage chandelier. Leading up to the altar is an aisle flanked with lemons. Vintage birdcages and white and yellow buds in porcelain vases top the lemon aisle way.

Blue and yellow wrap dresses for the bridesmaids have a little vintage flair. For a vintage touch for the males accent boutonnieres with a button. A blue tie compliments the yellow Craspedia boutonniere pulled together with blue ribbon. The Craspedia flower can also be used for a small sweet and simple bouquet for the bridesmaids.

Tables are set with blue and white china to give that beach house chic feeling. You can place individual lemon cakes at each table for decor and dessert. Lemons are placed in vintage porcelain bowls for easy centerpieces. If you are able to get your hands extra china, placed on the wall they can make a beautiful backdrop. I love this wall at the The Viceroy boutique hotel in Santa Monica.

Credits: blue and yellow invitation Moore Creative, beach lemon altar Wedding Chicks, bridesmaids Project Wedding, boutonnière Cori Cook Floral Design, vintage place setting A Vintage Affair, lemon cake Heather Bullard, china backdrop Merriment Events photographed by Meg Perotti

Wedding Inspiration Board Pink, Gray, and Black Beach Resort Wedding

Wedding inspiration board for a blush pink, gray, and black wedding proves getting married at the beach doesn’t have to be all about bright colors. This pale pink wedding color palette is perfect for sophisticated beach resort soiree.

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Wedding Inspiration Board for Pink, Gray, and Black Wedding

For this beachside resort wedding guests receive a package that contains your layered pink and gray invitation topped with a starfish. Inside there is a pocket where you can include details, such as rsvp cards, accommodations, and directions.

Blush is such a subtle color it incorporates well into a wedding gown accented with a black ribbon for unique elegant look.

For those chilly beach evenings you may want to have shrug on hand. This classic bride looks so beautiful in her soft pink shrug and matching pink pearls.

Guests are swept away by elegant decorations of pink flowers and black accents with a touch of lace. The pink and gray flower arrangement is so dreamy. It would look so perfect on the table with the contrasting black. The cake pulls this all together  with lace and ribbon basing each layer topped with the pink flowers with neutral leaves. This dreamy color palette blends neutrals with a blush to create an elegant wedding day perfect for an evening wedding at the beach.

Credits: pink and gray layered starfish invitation Moore Creative, bride in pink pearls and shrug Erin Hearts Court Photography, wedding party Kristin Vining Photography, pink and black wedding gown A Picture Life dress made by Ouma, pink and gray flower arrangement JL Designs,

My Favorite Things- Wedding Balloons Via Pinterest

I love all the wedding balloons I have seen recently. Balloons are being used for wedding decor and portrait props. Who knew balloons could be so classy?

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Wedding Balloon Ideas found on Pinterest

Create a chandelier effect with balloons by hanging them down from the ceiling. Gather them in groups over tables or mix them throughout with paper lanterns. For a bubbly effect tape them to the wall. These pearlized latex balloons are perfect for a sparkly drink table or perhaps a fun photo booth background.

The fun balloons with streamers are from Geronimo Balloons. They are a new company that decorates balloons with streamers, ribbons, and, paper uniquely designed for you. Gives a beautiful sparkle to simple balloons.

If you are not into balloons as part of the decor, incorporating them into your portraits are another option. The wedding portrait is stunning and the big pink balloons makes it pop. Balloon portraits can also be used to send a message to your guests, like these save the dates.

Balloons can add a fun atmosphere to any special occasion. They are no longer reserved for the kids.

Happy weekend!

Credits: balloon chandelier via Ashley from Simply Perfect Weddings, balloon bubbles via Mary from Everything Fabulous, balloon streamers via Ashley from Cynthia Martyn by Geronimo Balloons, big pink balloon portrait via Megan from Style Me Pretty, balloon save the date via Megan from Erin Ever After photographed by Sarah Layne

Wedding Inspiration for Tropical Aqua and Green Wedding

This wedding inspiration board is perfect for a tropical destination. The color palette is a combination of aqua and greens in tropical hues. Featuring a blue and green seahorse invitation this wedding screams fun to me!

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This wedding is all about the combination of hues. This is the perfect wedding to have the bridesmaid choose a style and color for their dress. The combination continues with flowers to create beautiful bouquets and centerpieces. Hydrangeas and orchids are both available in blue and green hues which brings together the beachside atmosphere.

Ribbons in the oceanside canopy provide a fun backdrop that compliments the blue sea. The reception table is also filled with blue and green fun, with drink flags and beautiful aqua cake. The unique piped design and ribbon makes this cake seem so lively. This beachside wedding with a casual backyard reception would be perfect for a fun and vibrant couple.

Credits: seahorse invite Moore Creative , boutonniere Brides.com, wedding canopy Brides.com, cake Sugar and Spice Photography, drinks Martha Stewart Weddings, bouquets source unknown, aqua bridesmaid dress J. Crew, green bridesmaid dress Alfred Angelo

Wedding Inspiration Board for a Navy and Yellow Nautical Beach Wedding

This weeks inspiration board is for a nautical beach wedding. The navy and yellow wedding palette is perfect for a seaside occasion.

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With beautiful nautical wedding invitations by Moore Creative guests are in a seafaring mood when they arrive at your beach affair of navy, yellow, and white. I love how these colors are combined in this nautical table scape. This is my one of my favorite table designs. (Of course, as I mentioned in my intro I love blue glass.)

Colorful striped cakes are a simply beautiful representation of the nautical theme. For a more literal interpretation of the nautical theme include an anchor into some of the details, such as anchor charm for the bouquet and the ring bearer pillow. After this sea inspired wedding everyone will be set on sailing.

I hope everyone is enjoying Memorial Day! I would like to thank all who have sacrificed for our country.

Credits: table scape Occasions image by Altmix Photography, cake My Sweet and Saucy, menu Moore Creativenautical invitation Moore Creative, shoes BHLDN, bouquet BRIDES, ring bearer pillow Tallulah G, groomsmen Destination Inspirations

Wedding Inspiration Board for Beach and Starfish Wedding

This wedding inspiration board features a casual beach wedding with a starfish theme. The wedding color palette incorporates turquoise, chocolate, sand, and white.

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As your wedding guests arrive guide them to your beach with a rustic sign. For a cozy feel have them lay out a blanket on the beach for seating. As for you, a light flowing dress is always a great choice for a bride marrying on the beach. Turquoise bridesmaid dresses pop against all the subtle neutrals. Starfish can be used to tie everything to the theme with Lahaula favor box and hair accessories for the girls. For the party that goes into the evening keep the mood with twine chandeliers.

Credits: lighting Watson Studios via Style Me Pretty; sign Jose Villa Wedding Photography; bridesmaid Captured Photography by Jenny; lahaula favor box Moore Creative; trunk styled by Salt Harbor Design photographed by Millie Holloman Photography; dress Angels Bridal Boutique; starfish barrette Landlocked Mermaids; starfish invitations Moore Creative

Introduction- My Favorite Things

Hello everyone! My name is Kendra and I am excited to introduce myself as the new intern here at Moore Creative. I will be sharing inspiration and more with you each week.

To tell you a little about myself, I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Advertising from the Art Institute of Atlanta. My passion is stationery design, and as a freelancer I design invitations and business collateral. I love paper products, and I am obsessed with fonts.

When I have the opportunity, I enjoy reading (even business books), photography, and baking. I could eat cereal for every meal, but also enjoy discovering new restaurants with my boyfriend. I have also started taking classes on different printing methods, which is something I have always wanted to learn.

I look forward to sharing my creative side with you!

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A few of my favorite things via Pinterest.

Cereal: Joey Kennedy Photography,  Books: ElizabethAnne Designs via Bikey,  Blue Glass: Pretty Little World via Kate,  Photography: photograph taken by me,  Baking: Brown Eyed Baker Paper: Whether Paperworks via Linda

Planning and Tips for Destination Wedding Invitations

Tips & Planning Advice

When you decide to plan a destination wedding, your invitations take on a whole new meaning because you are now planning a mini-vacation for your guests.  Below are some suggestions that will assist you in your planning.

  1. Think about the timing of your wedding: Book your invitation designer as soon as you book your venue and wedding date. You want to make sure they’re reserved for your wedding date and you have plenty of time for the creative process as well as production of your invitations. A great invitation designer works with you for the entire process, starting from the collaborative efforts and consultations to then creating your save the dates (which should be mailed 6-8 months before your wedding date) to the invitation suite (mailed out 2-3 months before your wedding date) as well as all of your wedding day paper accessories like menus, hotel welcome letters, place cards and favors. If you allow ample time for the creative process it makes for a stress-free and enjoyable experience.
  2. Find inspiration in your chosen destination wedding location: Look to the culture of the location, artists that are popular in the area and the history of your venue.  These are ways that bring your wedding to life through your invitations, which are art in the paper form. Why did you choose this location? For example, look at patterns of the traditional Mexican ceramic tiles and the vibrant colors.
  3. Make certain the Invitation Text is clear and informative: Make sure you include all travel details, recommended hotels and a complete itinerary of your wedding weekend festivities in your save the dates so guests will know when to book their travel. Also direct them to your wedding website if you have created one.  When you send your invitations, make certain you reiterate the itinerary and plans, so your guests don’t take the first flight home and miss your farewell brunch or post-wedding catamaran cruise because you forgot to include that information for them.
  4. Create a clear and concise Invitation with all enclosures included: Consider your guests’ experience of receiving a beautifully designed, cohesive package all at one time. I recommend thinking about your whole weekend lineup and sending out a unique destination invitation set that informs guests of all that they’re invited to do at your wedding. You don’t want to confuse their experience by sending too many mailings because it will be hard for your guests to stay organized for the event and ends up being more work and money for you.
  5. Choose unique embellishments or woven bamboo paper for your invitations: Your invitations will really stand out in the pile of every day mail if your guests receive a boxed invitation with a real starfish embellishment adorned to a bamboo pocket fold.  Imagine the excitement on your guests face when they open their personalized one of a kind invitation suite.  View some Moore Creative’s Destination wedding invitations by visiting our Invitation Design Gallery.
Destination Wedding Invitations

Unique Destination Wedding Invitations

Beach Wedding Inspiration Board from Vogue Living Australia

According to the calendar it is still summer here. So before featuring autumn and winter inspired wedding inspiration posts with darker colors, I’d like to share with you these beautiful pictures that where featured in Vogue Living Australia. Loving the beach wedding sea colors! I hope you will be enjoying the last days of summer!

Beautiful Summer Wedding Colors for a Beach Wedding

Beautiful Summer Wedding Colors for a Beach Wedding

Destination Wedding Invitations and Inspiration Board

Destination Wedding Invitations and Inspiration Board

Don’t you just love all of the Sea Inspired images and designs that have been created for Tropical Weddings, Beach Weddings, and Destination Weddings.
CREDITS:  The Style Files
Vogue Living Australia

Fall 2010 and 2011 Color Trends for Fashion and Wedding Industry

2010 and 2011 Color Trends for Fashion and Wedding Industry

Each season I look forward to the release of the Pantone Fashion Colour Report. It highlights the colour trends in fashion for the coming season. Even though I am not a fashion designer I use the report for inspiration for colour palettes in our couture beach invitations.

The booklet features sketches, head shots and quotes from designers for top brands like Baby Phat, Miss Sixty, Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger. You can download it from the Pantone website at www.pantone.com/fall2010.

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The top colours for women’s fashion for fall(US) 2010 are

Top:

PANTONE 13-0632 Endive
PANTONE 15-1050 Golden Glow
PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral
PANTONE 19-1764 Lipstick Red
PANTONE 18-3027 Purple Orchid

Bottom:

PANTONE 19-1526 Chocolate Truffle
PANTONE 16-5418 Lagoon
PANTONE 18-0538 Woodbine
PANTONE 14-1107 Oyster Gray
PANTONE 14-1307 Rose Dust

 Keep your eye on our invitation range for Lagoon, Golden Glow and chocolate truffle, my favorites of the bunch. Comment below and let us know your favorite colour from the report.

From the official press release:

“Mindful of consumers’ need for practicality, plus their desire for newness, designers offer many options for women to extend and embellish their wardrobes this fall,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Building on the color palette from spring, this season’s offerings include innovative takes on fundamental basics, as well as transporting, lively colors that conjure images of travel and adventure, whether real or aspirational.”

In addition to designer contributions, the report features commentary from fashion insiders and leading retailers regarding current fashion trends and new color rules for 2010. Industry gurus highlighted in the report include: India Hicks, creative partner at Crabtree & Evelyn; Cate Adair, costume designer for “Desperate Housewives”; Collier Strong, celebrity make-up artist; Eric Sauma, owner of Mood Fabrics (featured on “Project Runway”); and Constance White, style director at eBay. Contributors from Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s also offer their insights.

Fashion designers continue to exhibit a degree of caution for fall 2010, yet offer a palette of beauty and excitement with a blending of colors, some with similar undertones, in surprising and intriguing combinations. Inspired by the ongoing phenomena of film animation, vivid colors are often juxtaposed in inventive ways, creating arresting and extraordinary color combinations.

Exotic Purple Orchid, a purple leaning to fuchsia, is an unexpected choice for fall, imbuing a bit of magic and vibrancy to the season. Elegant Chocolate Truffle, evocative of delicious treats, is a rich brown with piquant plum undertones, that pairs tastefully with Purple Orchid. Not your mother’s avocado green, Woodbine takes last season’s neutral greens to a whole new level, and when mixed with Purple Orchid and Chocolate Truffle, results in a stunning combination.

Lagoon, this season’s turquoise – Pantone’s 2010 color of the year – is guaranteed to add a tropical splash. A great color for fall and winter escapes, Lagoon is a popular hue, especially in accessories, pairing dynamically with all shades of red. Lipstick Red, a deeper, more dramatic sensual red, makes its imprint on fall, particularly in cosmetics.

Reminiscent of a radiant sunset on a brisk autumn evening, Golden Glow, an earthy, deepened shade of yellow, creates a retro look with Purple Orchid or Woodbine. A softer, more inviting orange with a hint of pink undertone, Living Coral is the perfect complement to Lagoon, whether heading for a tropical destination or just fantasizing about it. Crisp Endive, a revitalizing yellow-green, adds freshness to this season’s top ten, and will enliven any wardrobe. Add it to Lagoon, Chocolate Truffle and Purple Orchid for an invigorating fall look.

Oyster Gray, a classic neutral that grounds the palette, is a lighter take on the traditional fall gray, as designers heed consumers’ concern about the economy and deliver investment pieces that carry through to spring 2011. Rose Dust, a flattering beige, offers an ethereal, romantic, wispy option to span the seasons.

The colors featured in the PANTONE Fashion Color Report are culled from the PANTONE FASHION + HOME Color System, the most widely used and recognized color standards system in the world. Each season, Pantone surveys the designers of New York Fashion Week to collect feedback on prominent collection colors, color inspiration and color philosophy. This information is used to create the PANTONE Fashion Color Report, which serves as a reference tool throughout the year for fashion enthusiasts, reporters and retailers.

Informal Beach Wedding Dresses



More and more couples go for beach weddings because the ocean compliments the surroundings their wedding guests are in. They also find that the nature can serve as the perfect inspiration for the casual beach wedding dress that they are wearing.

In most beach wedding, the brides wear a cut that if floor length and made of silk. Then she doesn’t wear shoes because these will only get sand in them. Instead she walks barefoot. As for her hair, she has a short veil and a flower garland that adds elegance to her informal beach wedding dress.

Beach weddings may be informal when set alongside the traditional church weddings. Therefore, the bride does not need those formal skirts or poufy headpieces. What she needs is the sleek, casual and informal style that go hand in hand with the shores, the sun and the sand.

Despite the bride wearing an informal beach wedding dress, the wedding itself can still be special and glamorous – just as those held in the church. A beach wedding only means that the bride would have to wear something less formal than what she would have been wearing if she were walking down a carpeted aisle in a church or house of worship.

Informal beach wedding dresses can be a halter or a strapless top. The bride can also have sleeveless dresses if she wants to show some skin and feel the sea breeze or she can have a wrap so she can cover herself and protect her from the sunlight. She just has to make sure that the informal beach wedding dress flows so that it would give her a slim look.

Searching for the perfect informal beach wedding dress can be done by scheduling appointments with sales person who can help you look it. Just show him or her pictures of the wedding gown you have in mind. Be clear about the style and the design you want. Get inspiration from bridal magazines. Tell the sales person your budget. In that way, he or she will limit the search within that range. It will save both of you not only money but time too.

By: Anthony Lee

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5 Tips on How to Impress Your Guests

    

 Let’s face it, as human beings we worry about what people think.  And most brides on their wedding day are usually preoccupied of not only feeling and looking their best and having a perfect day, but they also want to make a good impression on their guests.  They want guests to be comfortable, have a great time and talk about their wedding for years to come.

 

Tip #1- Choosing the Right Location

         Whether you dream of a beautiful beach ceremony at sunset, or having a horse drawn carriage take you up to a castle reception, choosing the perfect location will leave an impression on your guests.

      Anybody can book the local banquet hall, but it’s always those “diamonds in the rough” venues that will create memories.  These venue require extra research, and will usually not come up on a google search.  So how will you know when you’ve found the right venue?  When it’s right you just know, you will feel it in your gut.   While you are there you need to ask yourself, “Can we picture ourselves getting married here?”  If not, then you need to move on to the next location. 

     And remember not only should the location be beautiful, reflect your theme and fit your budget, but does it flow well with the events you would like to include at your wedding? And will it fit the number of guests who will be attending?  Some venues try and squeeze 100 guests or more into a space not truly meant for that many people and after dinner and speeches they will tear down the head table and take away a few tables away to make way for the dance floor.  I’m really not a fan of this practice and I’ll tell you why…

It’s very uncomfortable for guests 

Imagine you’re sitting there eating your cake and someone asks you if you wouldn’t mind to get up as they are taking away your table.  Seriously?  Where are these people going to sit now?  More than liking they will be insulted and end up leaving your wedding earlier then they intended.  Not everyone dances and most people once they have a seat claim this seat as their own and are very comfortable where they are.  Why ruin that for them?

Your guests should never see the mechanics set up/ tear down of a wedding

If you want to ruin the magic of your wedding day and the flawlessness of the event, have a bunch of black and white uniforms come in and start pulling things apart, clanking dishes and moving tables out of the way.

 

Tip #2- Personalize Your Wedding

      Every couple has a story that should unfold at your wedding.  How you met, your likes and dislikes, your quirks, traditions, beliefs etc.  Take some of these elements and find ways to incorporate them into your wedding.  Personalizing your wedding day will invite your guests not only to share your love, some food but also into your love and the unique relationship you share.  A wedding that truly reflects you and contains unique personal touches will ensure your wedding will be unforgettable.

 

Tip #3- Choosing a Theme & Ensuring It Flows Well

     Selecting and incorporating your theme is my favourite part of planning a wedding.  Your theme is the basis on which all elements will be created.  It starts with the design of your save the date cards or invitations, hinting to your guests as to what to expect come your wedding day.  It is also incorporated in all other elements from your venue decor, to the food, and the cake creating a harmonious flow in all elements, reflecting your own personal touches.

   So how do you decide on a theme for your wedding?  Ask yourself a few simple questions like what’s your style?  What time of year is your wedding?  Is there a certain period in history that you love?  Or maybe a certain type of flower? Or you could base it on your personalities from tip #2 (incorporating your favourite colours, hobbies etc).  Or perhaps you saw something in a magazine or on the internet inspires you. 

*Check out www.bridalcanvas.com, this is a great new tool where you can pull together some inspiration for your wedding day all on one inspiration board. 

(Have fun with this one, but be careful though it’s addictive)

  Tip #4- Fabulous Food & Excellent Entertainment

    The two major elements that your guests will always look forward to and not soon forget is the food that is served and the entertainment.  Not only do you need to ensure the quality of the food; you also need to consider other things such as will your guest be able to eat while having cocktails?  What time will the food be served to ensure no one is starving, and how will the food be displayed or served to your guests.  Shot glasses, skewers, chef carving stations or even an ice luge for chilled martinis can add excitement.  And to keep the party going great entertainment is a necessity.  (And no an iPod does not replace a DJ, don’t believe me check this video I came across on youtube www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXj4P3iz2yg . ) Before booking a DJ or band watch them in action, do they respond to the crowd, and do they play requests?  A good DJ can be the difference between your guests leaving because they are bored or living it up until the wee hours of the morning.  

 

Tip #5- Benefit From a Wedding Designer 

     An experienced wedding designer has done all the research for you and has a network of quality vendors who’s professional experience and body of work will really add to the quality of your wedding and surely impress your guests.  

     A wedding designer will really get to know the couple inside and out, knowing what their dream wedding looks like, incorporating the couples personality, wishes and desires into the event.  We also find ways to really make an IMPACT that will just shock and aw your guests and leave them completely surprised and excited all at the same time.  These people will be so impressed you will never hear the end of how excellent your wedding was.

 

   Stephanie Thompson WPICC

Certified Wedding Coordinator

 

 

Ever since I was young I had a passion for the creative arts, and I have always enjoyed planning over the top events for friends and family, I just never imagined that it was possible to have a career in planning events. So instead I followed my love of biology and helping people and became a registered nurse by trade and worked on a busy medical/surgical ward for 5 years.

It was only after planning my own wedding that I realized I had the drive, passion and talent for planning and decorating events. So I began taking courses and gaining work related experience in wedding decor, floral design and wedding coordination.

I am now a certified wedding coordinator through the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada and began my first decorating company www.athompsonwedding.com, and now my couture wedding design company www.stephaniethompson.ca.

When I’m not helping brides create the wedding they’ve always wished for I also coach others who are changing careers into the wedding industry as well as coaching other wedding planners to reach their full potential.

I’m enthusiastic and passionate about designing and creating beautiful weddings, helping others and wanting others to succeed in life and in personal happiness.

Housewarming Invitations and Open House Invitations for House Warming Party

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Choosing Housewarming Invitations, http://www.invitations-instyle.com/moving/housewarming-invitations shouldn’t be as challenging as choosing a new place to live, but they can pose their own sets of difficulties. People who want to invite others to enjoy their new home want to send invitations that make the recipients eager, too. That means nothing ordinary is going to work. The Invitations Housewarming and Moving Announcements, http://www.invitations-instyle.com/moving/ need to be something special. Plus, no one who has just incurred all of the costs and hassles of moving wants to spend a fortune on stationery or deal with the stress of traffic, long lines, and other shopping headaches.

Some people even choose to send Open House Invitations for the occasion. These cards are a little bit different because they invite guests for a more informal gathering. Not quite as casual as those high school and college parties so many people vaguely remember attending but close. It’s definitely one of the most popular trends in these types of parties and in the world of the Housewarming Invitation. Regardless of the type of invite, www.invitations-instyle.com can help customers find what they want easily, inexpensively, and conveniently.

Tips on Buying Housewarming Invitations

No party host should settle for the generic, bland, cookie cutter style Housewarming Party Invitations, http://www.invitations-instyle.com/ for sale at most offline retailers. These cards don’t do the party justice! They also won’t inspire guests to get excited about the party. For about the same price, hosts can find unique Invitations Housewarming here at Invitations-inStyle. Shopping here gives customers the chance to pick up cards designed just for the company by an in-house team of designers. Additionally, changes can be made to the designs so the cards become one-of-a-kind creations for the customer.

Housewarming Invitation Customization

How can a buyer make a Housewarming Party Invitation even more unique? At the website, customers have several options to choose from. First, they do get to select from a large array of stationery choices. Then they can fine tune the look of the card. They can change the font size, the font style, and the ink color. To make the card more special, customers can even add their own message. They can find samples in the website’s free database to help them brainstorm Housewarming Open House Invitation Wording, http://www.invitations-instyle.com/moving/housewarming-open-house-invitation-wording. If they don’t want to add a message, they can keep the default one or opt for purchasing blank cards. Furthermore, customers can even upload their own photo – maybe a picture of the new place – to add to the stationery of their choice.

Saving on the Open House Invitation

Most hosts of this type of party don’t have a huge budget for their Open House Invite stationery. After all, they’ve probably spent a small fortune getting into the new location and will need to spend a decent amount to throw a great party. With Invitation inStyle, purchasing the necessary Invitation Open House Party doesn’t have to cost a lot. By offering 10 FREE cards with every purchase and FREE shipping with a minimum order, the website makes it easier for customers to keep their spending in check.

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Hosts need to mail their Open House Invites between four and six weeks before the party. Of course, hosts sometimes forget to buy their stationery ahead of time so they may end up rushing to get them in time. The good news is that ordering here ensures those Open House Party Invitations won’t be delayed. As soon as the customer approves the proof, the order is printed and shipped that same day. As a result, hosts will get their Housewarming Invitations much faster than with other options.

Shopping for Housewarming Invitations should be an enjoyable and affordable experience so let this site help make that happen.

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Bridesmaids Tips: How To Enjoy Being A Bridesmaid

Planning a wedding can be very exciting for everyone involved. Aside from the bride and groom, there are some people who have important role to serve before and on the actual day of the wedding. The bridesmaids, in particular, are among those who are also excited about the idea of helping the bride plan her wedding. The role of these ladies comes with a lot of duties and responsibilities – in fact, they can be as busy as the bride. Fortunately, there are some ways on how to enjoy being a bridesmaid. The following are the ways that each lady may consider to enjoy and have fun as they play the role of the bride’s maids. If you are a bridesmaid…

1. It is a smart idea to think of all the possible things that you feel might go wrong as the big day approaches. Perhaps you would ask yourself if you might gain weight after you were picked as one of her bridesmaids. There are also some instances that might occur like the shoes get too tight and hurt your feet. This could be a bit painful to you as you will stand at the altar for a long time. Choose the best diet that fits you and stick with it after you have bought your gown and choose a pair of shoes that will not hurt you.

2. Be excited of helping the bride choose the color or style of your gown. Traditionally, all bridesmaids wear the same style and color of dress. However today, many brides have loosen up that tradition. The bride may encourage you to help her decide the dress you like to wear on her wedding. She may even bring you all to her favorite shop to buy the dresses that you and the rest of the bridesmaids are going to wear.

3. Examine various hairstyles in advance. If you are the one who will do your makeup, it would make a good sense to play around with various shades of make up and blush on that match you skin tone and dress. Look forward to looking at your best and share what you’ve got to you co-bridesmaids so that they too will be at their best at the wedding.

4. Start shopping or making your gift for the bride early. It is a tradition to offer the bride a gift. So whether you want to give cheap or expensive gift to her, make sure to start shopping or making that gift as early as possible. Aside from the fact that you have several tasks to spend your time for, of course you also have your own personal errands to consider. As early as you can, prepare a gift for the bride so that you don’t have anything left behind, just the dress and accessories that you will need to focus on.

Don’t worry because it is also a tradition that bridesmaids will be given gifts – so you have something to take home! Some of the most popular bridesmaids gifts include personalized bridesmaids jewelry and tote bags. For brides who are on a tight budget, they may consider engraved picture frames, engraved compact mirrors, embroidered handkerchiefs, engraved key rings, and etc.

Jnet is an author for a variety of lifestyle issues and topics including weddings. If you’re looking for bridesmaids key rings, visit the website Mybridesmaidsgifts.com and browse their extensive collection. Find jewelry gifts to make it extra special!

Graduation invitations ? make the best of them

A graduating episode is just might be one of the principal incidents of your person’s longevity. It discusses the preliminary segment within your life span and shows that you ve handed that platform to penetrate inside new one. Shouldn’t this be made remarkable? Without a doubt it will! Now how ever receive the commencement evening remarkable? The very action will be the commencement invitation. Regardless if you are a disciple incomes a degree or maybe a level, commencement definitely marks a signpost with regards to your life span and then the graduation invitation are type that will shows the subject of these situation.

By remitting the open house invitations in your fiends and family unit, you can ask them in meeting and celebrating your special sign. The open house celebration can be a fantastic excuse to assemble friends and family unit in the great joy. Transport the graduation invitation for that reason grip special charge because they flamboyant your sensation and order to join in the extraordinary instance of one s life. Here we have just tried to explicate certain stuff that it is important for you consider before carriage the graduating invites. Let us evaluate these problems:

The first and chief issue should be to opt for the few of consumers. The reply to your query in regards to the guests being invited in the graduation pageantry depends upon certain criteria. There are particular institutes which do not let loads of family to get invited. In that condition, how the seat restriction is specific, you have to decide your guests. Besides, for that guests who sadly are not able to make-up into the graduating eve can always later join your intimate celebration party. You are able picture the ceremony for these guests that can be demonstrated at the delicate festivity eve. Isn’t this a good idea? The majority of the relatives clearly realise this kind of thing and simply co-operate together with you ordinary sketch.

You also be required to settle function printable graduation invites badges. A number of pupils have a very vast relations and for that reason they can call for dozens of commencement invitations. Others could well interest in few cardboards only. The coolest half is that often, although you advantage a lot of graduating invitations, they are sure site which will also provide you mark downs. You will select the excellent graduating invitations from most of these services and decide the content likewise. The rates are constant later and with huge obtain, you could possibly get vast discounts too.

Graduation is often a busy efforts and you will find most f the areas being already booked. You have to determine and plan the graduation bash before hand to stay away from troubles that offer genuine. Set up a wide open quarters get together or possibly a quiet get together in your own home can work wonders because now the intention is usually to enjoy and have a good time your target.

You are able pick few really good features of these invites on offer at different services. Such creations can enhance the great thing about the time and provide you very best feeling that an individual will not neglect around your wellbeing.


 

Every student can make their graduation eve the best one by letting their friends and family enjoy with them. The graduation announcements can be made and your friends can be invited with the help of perfect graduation invitations.

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Champagne Bridesmaid Dresses Achieve Temperament Bridesmaids

Being a bridesmaid in your sister or best friends wedding is indeed an honor and a lifetime opportunity. Apart from attending to the bride on that day, bridesmaid responsibilities have gone beyond that. Naturally, the spotlight would be on bride but often, bridesmaid also finds themselves in the centre of attention. While, if you want to be a stunning bridesmaid, how to choose your dress will be very important, for your bridesmaid dress should in line with the wedding theme or balance with the wedding dress. For that, you could consider the champagne bridesmaid dresses which ranges from classic elegance to modern chic. Champagne bridesmaid dresses are definitely the best choice of color and no other color represents weddings than this. Champagne is the color of hope, life and a fresh new start. Champagne colors are one of the most widely used wedding themes nowadays. Champagne bridesmaid dresses would add a touch of elegance to a timeless wedding. And champagne color is a regular color and champagne bridesmaid dresses are available almost all bridal gown shops, so there is always a dress to match your illusion of how you want to present yourself on that day. Champagne bridesmaid dresses are classy, elegant and are worth considering if you are going to have simple gowns. There are many different types of champagne bridesmaid dresses to choose from and you will probably have a very hard time picking a style and cutting that suits the wedding theme when almost every single one is just as beautiful as the next one. Dresses in the color of champagne will somewhat give your special occasion an extra special shine and yet in a very subtle way. For a fun and chic look, you will probably fall in love with short champagne bridesmaid dresses wedding party dresses. Dresses of this length are not too formal and with the right cutting and design, it can still pass muster for a wedding. Short gowns need not be above knee-length but could also be just below knee length or a few inches above the ankles, like the classic cocktail dress length. It can also be ultra short for a sexy look especially if teamed with tights and stilettos. Of course, gowns this length is pretty versatile too as you can wear the dress later at other functions or even for a hot date. If you prefer something more formal, then choosing long champagne bridesmaid dresses is a better bet. The full length gowns look great on almost anyone so you don’t have to worry about it not fitting you and you will look gorgeous in full length gowns. Of course, you do not want to be too eye-catching during the wedding; the long champagne bridesmaid dresses champagne bridesmaid dresses will not let you look as radiant as the bride, but with a special temperament. Finally, the design and cutting of the bridesmaid dress is also important. If you have great looking figures, you should really consider getting champagne sheath bridesmaid dresses that are fantastically flattering and figure hugging. Sheath dresses are also simple and have less distracting frills. There are plenty of sheath gown designs, either short or full length, with amazingly great cutting to give the illusion of smaller waists and a slimmer figure. If anything, you can even choose one of these gowns for your own use in future formal events. How do you want to feel on that meaningful day? Feminine, chic, sensuous or sophisticated? You would smile every time you think about the champagne bridesmaid dress that you wear as a bridesmaid because it is an honor to be one and memories always last forever.

Viola is a dedicated fashion reviewer working for a wholesale wedding dresses online shop called FashionLande which is professional in providing discount wedding dress and black evening dresses. Viola together with service team will offer the best ideas for perfecting your big day.

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Diamond Jewelry For The Perfect Wedding

Even though we keep on talking about equality between men and women, it is a fact that some differences do remain which cannot be bridged between. One such difference is between the likes and dislikes and the preferences of these people. As much as they differ physically, so do they differ in their choices. The best example to support our point would be the women’s love for chocolates and diamonds. They can’t resist any of them when they’re put in front of them.

Diamond jewellery is one of the best gifts that a woman can receive from their loved ones. They will love it more than anything. This is mainly because of the fact that women always look to make their best impression wherever they go. The diamond jewellery helps them quite successfully in this endeavor. They make the wearer the centre of attraction in all social gatherings.

Talking about social gatherings and occasions, weddings and engagements are the major occasions one can think of. So, how can diamond jewelry be left behind in them? We can find ample use of diamond jewelry in such occasions. Not only the bride wears them, almost all the female guests present also love to sport one or the other diamond jewelry.

If all the guests are wearing such lavish jewelry, how can the bride herself be left behind? Wedding is the day when the woman wishes to look her best. The diamond bridal jewelry go a long way in making this possible for almost all the brides. The beautifully crafted diamond bridal jewelry surely makes the day special and memorable.

The diamond bridal jewelry includes solitaire pendants, rings and other types of diamond jewellery. They are available in so many enchanting and vibrant designs and shapes that you’ll not be able to ignore them even though you try your heart out. So, whether you’re getting ready to attend any special occasion like engagement or wedding, or for a change, you’re yourself getting married to the perfect soul mate, different designer and elegant diamond jewelry are available to make your day the most memorable from your life.

Magic is spelled in an adornment like Diamond jewelry. Let the magic spread through this magnificent collection of Diamond jewelry.

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