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Bomboniere ideas

Choosing wedding favours for your wedding guests is always a difficult decision. If we’re honest, most people don’t keep the Bombonieres anyway right?

A few of my favourites from weddings have been

  • Maple Syrup – the family had a maple tree farm in Vermont, and was their own syrup, which was a beautiful touch
  • Candles – Candles are a winner because everyone loves a candle, particularly a scented one!
  • Plant – my best friend had an earthy theme to her wedding, and as her wedding favour she gave all the guests a mini plant to take home and plant in their backyard.

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What dress to wear?

No doubt if you’re anything like me, you’re always stressing about what to wear to the latest wedding. And of course you can’t wear the same dress that you wore to the last wedding, people might see the photos on Facebook! (sarcasm, but true in my case!). Being a guest is an honour, and you don’t want to take away from the bride or her big day. So, in my opinion, that rules out anything in the range of white to cream as a solid colour dress. Leave that to the bride.

So what’s hot this summer?

Summer’s already here, so whats your hot tip for summer wedding attire? No doubt there are some stunning beach weddings planned, and outdoor ceremonies to be had.

Here’s some on trend suggestions if you need some inspiration. Read the rest of this entry

Deciphering the “dress code”

Photo credit: Beaux Art Photographie

If you’re feeling unclear what the dress code means on the invite, I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve. Often the invitation to the wedding will give away the type of wedding the bride and groom are hoping for, with the subtle colour tones and ambiance. Location is also important to choosing the appropriate wedding attire also. Read the rest of this entry