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Set Your Table: Black & White Bliss…

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…Adds Sophisticated Edge!

Before modern brides took over, the color black was left for funerals.  Today, however, brides are incorporating black into their beautiful white weddings and it’s hotter than ever!  Black and white weddings are not only classy, but sophisticated, sexy and even a little edgy too…  

sexy sleek newlwed table setting idea via its a jaime thing

(Photo credits: frame, setting from Bloomingdale’s, setting created using the Set Your Table tool from

If you consider yourself a modern bride, consider bringing this stylish look home to your table as well.  The pairing of these colors allow you to transform your table from casual to dressy, just like white dishes do…only with a little sass

Spice it up a little with punches of color for any season or occasion, using flowerslinens or whatever else comes to mind.  Oh yes, black and white is here to stay, wouldn’t you say?  Now, how will you Set Your Table?


Written by Jaime

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For The Sunflower Bride…

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…Gorgeous & Modern Sunflower Letterpress Invites!

If you’re planning a sunflower wedding, send a little extra sunshine to impress your guests!  Do so with these stunning swirly Sunflower Letterpress Invitations which I recently featured over at Savvy Scoop Blog


What is letterpress?  “The art of letterpress involves inking raised type and then impressing it directly onto the printing surface. The result is an impression that you can see and feel.” – Denise Johnson 

This gorgeous design can also be printed in the colors curry and brown!   Choose from several different pieces to complete your perfect invitation.  Want to get a feel before you order your invitations?  Get yourself a sample by clicking HERE.


Brides, if you love the look but you’re on a tighter budget, no worries.  Consider the option of printing digital instead!  Digital printing is also a faster option if you’re in a bit more of a hurry. 


Once your wedding is over, check out the Bellis Studios coordinating Sunflower Letterpress Thank You Cards to send to your guests! 


To find information on this line, see other designs or to view pricing, visit the Bellis Studios site and check out her blog.

Also, if you’re looking for even more happy, sunny and lovely sunflower wedding inspiration,  visit the entries I posted about my cousin’s sunflower wedding by clicking HERE and her sunflower bridal shower by clicking HERE.  Let the sun shine in!

Girly Gorgeousness…

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…Inspired By Agent Provocateur!

Oooohhh…hoo, hoo pretty!  My breath was taken away after viewing pictures from the Fantasy Shower in New York hosted by Always A Blogsmaid!  Just take a look at this sexy little event and enjoy…


I adore every little detail created, all the way down to how the slices of cake coordinate with the black and white boxes – does it get any more fabulous?  

(Photo credits:  photography by Karen Mordechai via Always A Blogsmaid)

Get inspired to create your own fantasy shower by clicking HERE!  Or, just host a fun girls night in.  Being girly is always something to celebrate…so grab your girls and get planning!

Thanks for Moments By Morgan for originally turning me on to this event!

Written by Jaime

thUTCp30UTC04bUTCThu, 30 Apr 2009 07:35:57 +0000 11, 2008 at 7:35 am

Rock ‘n Roll Bride Giveaway!

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Win A Very Cool Felt Button Bouquet!

My girl Kat over at the fabulous Rock ‘n Roll Bride blog is hosting a giveaway on her blog this week and I just had to share it with you.  Brides, head on over now to enter for a chance to win one very rockin’ bridal bouquet from Etsy’s RibbonsNBows Boutique!


All you have to do to enter the giveaway is leave a comment with a cool new slogan idea for the Rock ‘n Roll Bride blog by next week Thursday – April 23, 2009.  Do so and read more by clicking HERE

Good luck, everyone!  I can’t wait to see what you all come up with.  Rock on! 

Written by Jaime

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Rock ‘N Roll Calendar Bride ~ Miss March!

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Wearing Black In The Spring?  Definitely, My Dear!

I’m loving the look of Miss March from the February/March issue of Modern Bride Magazine.  Shiny black hair, super flirty black eyelashes and sexy black nail polish.  Pure awesomeness…


A rock ‘n roll wedding is a wedding where the couple actually acknowledge that to plan a good wedding, they have to incorporate themselves and plan what they love for their day.  They laugh in the face of the wedding industry and the wedding magazines that tell them what they need to do to make a ‘good wedding’.” ~ Kat, Rock ‘n Roll Bride

My husband and I were married in the Spring and our bridesmaids wore black.  Of course there are people that think it’s (gasp!) too “morbid” of a color, especially for a Spring wedding.  Too bad, so sad ~ we planned our wedding the way we wanted to.  Black is back, baby…and it’s here to stay.  It’s not only cool, it’s classic!

Maybe we didn’t exactly plan a “rock ‘n roll” wedding, but I’ll tell you one thing, our wedding surely rocked.  To this day we receive compliments on it!  So go on.  Do what you want to do.  Don’t let others tell you how to style your wedding, because in the end, it’s your wedding…not theirs.  Read more about the definition of a “rock ‘n roll bride” by clicking HERE.  Happy planning!

Written by Jaime

thUTCp28UTC02bUTCSat, 28 Feb 2009 11:00:28 +0000 11, 2008 at 11:00 am

Those Darling Black & White Dresses…

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…We Love Them Too!

Have you seen these popular wedding photos taken by Sugar Love Weddings photography?


The dresses were created by designer Leonie Grace, who recently launched her designs in Australia.  So many brides have fallen in love with these dresses and I can understand why – they are top notch elegance!   However, if you’re not located in Australia and are looking for similar designs, I’ve found a few others for you to swoon over…

Wedding Dresses by Romona Keveza & Bari Jay:


Bridesmaid Dresses by GaGaVida’s new handmade Etsy shop, Gingercream:


Finish the look for your bridesmaids with black patent peeptoe pumps and bouquets filled with green hydrangeas.  Soon you’ll be singing, “Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah…she’s got the look”!  Happy dress shopping, ladies!

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thUTCp28UTC02bUTCWed, 04 Feb 2009 13:08:20 +0000 11, 2008 at 1:08 pm

DIY ~ Very Sexy Candles In A “Cinch”…

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…Hobby Lobby Can Help You Rock It!

Um, can someone tell me when became so cool?  I mean, I’ve always been a fan – the stores are like my own personal heaven, I love them.  However, I discovered just recently that not only are there stores fabulous, but there online site is too.  They now offer a whole section filled with inspiration galore, including these darling DIY candles!

I’m really loving these candle decorating ideas.  How simple, how adorable and how cool!  Corset style candles?!  Way too perfect for a bachelorette party, don’t you think?  Whether you use them as gifts for the bride or as decor for the party, they’re just hot!

I can never get enough of black and white…it’s so classy.  Use these to dress up pre-wedding partiesweddings, to decorate your home or give as gifts!

Wondering how to make these?  Click HERE and HERE, or just go to Project: Inspiration by Hobby Lobby for even more cool DIY ideas.  Happy crafting, everyone!

Written by Jaime

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