August, 2012

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Looking to add a pop of pep to your special day? We're loving this sweet set of Go Against the Grain paper flags. Jauntilly affixed to diminutive toothpicks, these stunners are perfect for decorating cupcakes or embellishing signature cocktails.

For a chance to win these sweet treats, just answer the following question here or on our facebook page: what has been your favorite memory from summer 2012?

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Already mourning summer's end? Never fear - this week's fashion inspiration - a sweet dose of circus-inspired fun will have you smiling until the leaves start to turn! We're feeling totally inspired by all things carnival & carefree!


Listen up, all of you sweet brides out there! Vanilla is no longer synonymous with boring & bland. This week, we're feeling inspired by a bevy of tasty Vanilla treats, sure to make a splash at any fall wedding.

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Margaret & Jared's eager anticipation of their coming nuptials - scheduled for July 2013 in picturesque Long Island - completely showed through in their delightful engagement session with Photography by Verdi.

Notice an extra-special glow to this couple?Jared is actually Mindi & Rich Verdi's son! The photo-savvy family could not be happier to have Maragret joining their clan - the obvious excitement clearly sparkles in the pair's romantic engagement session!

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You just spent the night dancing with your closest friends & family after you married the man of your dreams. Head on over to the Hilton Garden Inn & treat yourself to a little TLC!

The Hilton Garden Inn features a special romance package perfect for couple's! During your stay, you will enjoy early check in, in-room sparkling wine when you arrive, access to the pool, full breakfast for two in the hotel's restaurant, and late check out!

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We adore this week's color inspiration! Vermillion & taupe is the perfect blend of colors for any fall nuptial celebration! Taupe's light, natural look is perfect for couple's who are searching for a rustic wedding theme while vermillion adds a burst of color- making it perfect for accents!
We suggest trying taupe table setting & adding vermillion elements like table numbers and floral arrangements!

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Courtney & John selected the picture-perfect locale of Westhampton for their delightful oceanside nuptial celebration. The couple wove kitschy decor elements throughout their special day for a look that was totally original. And of course, Sandi Rufo was on hand to capture every magic moment!

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Looking for a patriotic punch for your big day? Try crafting a beautiful, red, white & blue hued boutonniere out of thrifted treasures! We made this cutie - as seen in our Spring/Summer 2012 color palettes - from vintage blooms, an heirloom button. cheerful berries - & some help from our friends at Dandeneau Flowers!

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We adore these sweet engagement photos taken by Melvin Gilbert Photography! Letizia & Tim took time out in Paris to share some cozy moments.

With the idyllic Eiffel Tower in the background, the two got intimate & romantic in the city of love! France never looked so good!
Travel is no longer solely for weddings! Engagement pictures taken in a breathtaking setting are timeless keepsakes from a vacation. They can also be used as save the dates for your picturesque nuptial celebration!

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Elegantly Iced is a custom cake design studio that produces unique & artistic cakes that you & your guests will love! No matter if you're looking for understated elegance, extravagant design or something fun & whimsical, Elegantly Iced will make your design come to life!