This Philadelphia bride describes her groom and herself as "nerds," and credits much of her wedding to the "nerd" style within. I'm not sure if she's right, but if she is, I'm ready to jump into the nerd parade, because this fête is fabulous. I'm totally loving the library-esque feel of the whole affair - from the ceremony surrounded by literature, to the books in the centerpieces. Captured by Lindsay Hite & Jacqueline Schlossman of ...
"Wedding Favors & Gifts"
I just love me a good outdoor mountain wedding. Maybe it's the Thoreau lover inside of me that gets all giddy when couples head to the great outdoors to profess their love and celebrate under big, old trees and mountain vistas. This rustic, vintage gem just so happens to be captured by the super talented Sharon at Smitten Photography so you know it's gonna be beyond beautiful. And for all you mountain loving brides out...
Erika, over at Delphine, let me know that ForYourParty.com is offering 15% off all orders over $50...this means that you can pick up your favorite fans, coasters, matches, the works at a great discount. Just enter DEL08 when checking out. It's the details that really count people, so make sure you really look through the site. They partner with SO many talented designers, it's hard...
Thanks to the recommendation from Amy Atlas, we are chatting about the amazingness that is coming out of Brooklyn-based design firm Melangerie. And, their newly launched Genealogy Charts are just so incredibly cool, I had to share...
From the horse's mouth...
"Wedding genealogies are customized charts, similar to a family tree, that detail the relationships of the...
Today's featured Amy Atlas table had THE cutest silhouette boxes (and signage and candy bar wrappers) to add to the charm of her already perfect design and I just had to know who was behind these little gems. Turns out, it's Melangerie...a NY based design company that specializes in bespoke gifts, chic memorabilia and event details for all types of occasions. Weddings included!
We have so many elegant, pretty DIY projects on SMP, I thought it was about time for a really fun, whimsical project. How cute are these Gumball Favors?
Clear flat bottom candy bags which can be purchased in bulk from candy store
Lots of gum balls (about 10 per bag). They can be color specific to your wedding! We purchased ours from gumballs.com
White labels to fit the width of the bag
Happy Halloween everyone! For all of you brides out there that are looking for a little "fabulous" now that you are too old to trick-or-treat, I thought these adorable brownie pops might just be the answer! I found them via Amy Atlas, though the original source is Brownie Pops. Check out all of their offerings as these pops barely scratch the cuteness...
This DIY project is strictly for those of you who have a steady hand and some serious patience. BUT, if you can pull it off, I think that it's such a great gift for your guests...a custom block print inspired by your own unique personalities.
From the bride...
My amazingly artistic fiance, Josh Lowe did three block prints for our upcoming wedding on November 1, 2008. A landscape of where we are getting married for the save-the-date, a nest for the invitation and a...
I never would have thought to make these but once I saw them, I knew I had to share. Sprinkled on guests tables and around the reception, these customized "message marbles" are perfect little take aways for guests.
Flat clear marbles about 1 inch round (I found some at Target)
Computer with Word or InDesign (I found InDesign worked well)
Different colored paper (if desired)
1 inch hole puncher
I heart these little bundt cake wedding favors...so cute packaged in their pretty green boxes and adorned with a little note! They make the perfect favor!
Recipe for bundt cakes on allrecipes.com
bundt cake pans
Favor Boxes purchased at Michaels
1. Make Bundt Cakes
1 package of yellow cake mix
1 package of instant lemon pudding mix(3 ounces)
3/4 cup of orange juice