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Green Weddings, Green and Eco Friendly Products and the people who, like us, are good to the environment

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Chocolate Outrageousness

Please understand I’m sitting here with a silly little chocolate grin on my face {and I’m not a chocoholic} Today we received a package with samples from a local company B.T. Baking {B.T. = Better Together}… their tag line – baking the world better… Owner and baker Todd Kelly’s wife Kestra has always said that,...

Green Wedding Favors

Rebecca Druckenmiller, Wedding Day Director As an avid recycler and environmentally conscious girl, I’m thrilled that green weddings are becoming more popular.  You can incorporate environmentally friendly ideas into almost every last detail, everything from the linens to the invitations.  There are also environmentally friendly options for favors that will leave guests with some inspiration...

Listen To Your Client…

When Maura and I met a little over a year ago she was very clear on a few things… “I want the wedding to be here on my parents property” and “I want the reception to feel like you were invited to dinner here at the house, sitting at the dining room table, and we...

When the rain stopped……{for a little while..}

There stood Maura and Bill…. After adding extra tenting to cover the cocktail area, rerouting shuttles and moving the ceremony to a nearby church (backup plan “D”) and wedding professionals loading in with a driving rain…. The stood on the front lawn where they were to be married, the pond and the waterfall in the...

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Project Runway of Invitations

Sunday Mark and I went to New York, to attend the Fashion Week of Invitations, the National Stationery Show. I am so excited about some of the great lines that we saw. We will have some fabulous selections to offer brides including traditional letterpress, eco-friendly letterpress and new flat printing designs. We went all the...

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Natural Décor Elements

* Sigh *  A trend I am loving these days is the use of natural materials in centerpieces, bouquets, and other décor elements.  These elements can include the use of grass, moss, stones, slate, coffee beans, river rocks, cinnamon sticks, and even tree bark.  And the best part about this earthy-chic style is that it...

I hope you made it to the flower show…

As crazy busy as this past week was I needed to find some time to sneak away to the Philadelphia Flower Show…. And I hope you did too…. Of course sneaking in there mid day between downtown appointments is torturous – the Red Hats were out in force as was every bus tour imaginable… But...

Whose Table Is It Anyway?

This week the Society of Wedding Planners hosted it’s monthly meeting and “Whose Table Is It Anyway?” In addition to great networking, fantastic food provided by the Villanova Conference Center (my first time there- not what I expected- it’s a beautifully landscaped old Montrose Mansion – PERFECT for an intimate wedding!) and entertainment by Janis...

Doin' Double Duty

One of my favorite tips for couples is to pick focal points with POP.. And to make them work for you…. I LOVE when you can make a piece do double duty. These beautiful pieces by Beautiful Blooms from Carol and Sean’s recent wedding  – were used to flank the altar for the ceremony and...

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The Cotton Bride

Designer Chris Kole has launched a collection called The Cotton Bride  This beautiful collection of wedding gowns is made of natural materials – most are either cotton or linen with beautiful accents of lace, embroidery and beading. The Cotton Bride is the first couture bridal line in the U.S. created around natural fabrics – reflective...