Tuesday, March 16, 2010
I received an email from my friend, Naomi Raiselle, of Generations Cinema Stories, about an important event and a more important cause. She was filming fittings for a fashion show at Bloomingdale's in Chestnut Hill, MA. The dresses, from Kleinfeld's in New York and the models, ages 24-54, all breast cancer survivors. The event was to benefit Brides Against Breast Cancer. If you couldn't be there, perhaps you will consider donating your gown to Brides Against Breast Cancer. The organization cleans and re-sells gowns to brides and the proceeds go to the cause, helping to make wishes come true for brides facing this life- threatening diagnosis. What a wonderful way to use your good fortune to make someone else's dream come true! Thanks Naomi for letting me know about this event and thanks to all of you generous brides for sharing yourselves with those in need. If you are in the Philadelphia area on June 17th, you may want to attend the charity bridal event at the Radisson Valley Forge.
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Are looking for the perfect favor that guests won't leave behind? Are you still in search for that traditional Jordan almond for good luck? Well, Superior Nut Store has just the thing! You can choose from chocolate covered espresso beans, Jordan almonds in many colors and favor bags too. Superior Nut has been serving up delicious treats since 1929. You can buy in bulk for your candy buffet or just enough to send your guests home with a tasty morsel. Select from all kinds of nuts, chocolates and dried and candied fruits. Superior Nut also has a great blog that has all kinds of interesting recipes and such. It's worth a peek!.
Lots of news from Creative Custom Card Boxes! First, congratulations on your award for WeddingWire's Bride's Choice. It's always nice to have that recognition from our clients. Then, there is the big news about the new Logo Collection..
These are just a few examples of the great work they do at Creative Custom Card Boxes. So, if you want a unique and fabulous way for guests to deposit cards t your wedding, give Marni a look- see. Tell her I sent you!
These glorious images give rise to incredible ideas of what your summer wedding can look like! Floral Art is an LA based floral design firm. Jenifer McGarigle is an incredible talent with a flair for the dramatic. I love these images. to see more, check out Floral Art. It truly is art!!
Here's a great idea for the fashionistas in your wedding party or for that fashion forward bride with a flair for art. Laura Su of Prismera Designs creates these lovely watercolor designs, as well as her own jewelry designs. They can be bought as prints or postcards. What a great way to say thanks or bring color into your new home.
There's a new site that will help you get your skin into shape for your big day! It's called The Skinny and it is full of discounts, advice and educational videos to help you look your best for your wedding. So, sign up at The Skinny and be the best you can be for that most important day!
Monday, March 01, 2010
How would you like to spend an evening in a lovely flower shop with a glass of wine talking about your wedding flowers? Well, you can do just that on the first Thursday of every month from 6PM- 8PM at Chantilly Floral in Lansdale, Pa. Join Charles and his wonderful staff to discuss bridal bouquets, centerpieces, flower availability for your wedding and any other questions you may have. It's free and relaxed- and very informative. So, stop by Chantilly Floral and see how your wedding dreams can come true! Chantilly Floral is at 29 West Main Street Lansdale 215-855-9258 The next one is March 2. See you there!
To all of you who have persevered and have continued to check in, I thank you. And, my sincerest apologies to ALL of my readers for my long absence. The last 9 months have been some of the worst of my life and writing has been emotionally impossible for me. Some of you know I lost my mother in August and, as if that were not enough, her house was immersed in soot from a collapsed chimney in September. I have been dealing with so many things, including the economic impact on my business and trying to keep a roof over my head. But it is time for me to try and emerge, return to life and to my business and to generate the creativity that is Bridal Affairs. I appreciate my readers and I look forward to springing into action as the snow melts and the flowers emerge from the earth.