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Wedding Inspiration: Go Overbaord with Nautical

13 Nov


This week’s wedding inspiration is all about Nautical!  Whether you’re getting married on a boat or on the shore, a nautical wedding is a really fun theme perfect for Spring and Summer.  How about you sail away after you say your “I do’s”?  Or dig your toes into the sand with a beachfront wedding and a boat ride for the guests?  Get inspired with our nautical board for your wedding:

Nautical Stripe Border Personalized Placecards, Anchors Aweigh Die-Cut Invitations, Nautical Twisted Handled Bags, Navy Nautical Knot Wine Tags, Red and Blue stripe Caspari Napkins, Personalized Navy Trimmed Weekender, Anchor Flat Note Cards, Personalized Anchor Wheel Board, Welcome Aboard Wheel Guest Towels, Navy Anchors Return Address Labels

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Making Thanksgiving Easier

9 Nov

nov-thanksgiving-001Anyone thinking about their Thanksgiving menu or how their table will look yet? I know that I certainly am.  There are so many great looking recipes I keep getting from blogs and emails I subscribe to.  All the pretty table settings and serve ware that I see makes me want to set the perfect table.  I am actually, pretty excited that I purchased a cast iron pumpkin-shaped dutch oven a couple weeks ago which I plan on serving butternut squash soup in as an appetizer.  I’ve been drooling over that pretty pumpkin for a few years.  It’s all the small things, right?

So, a friend suggested that I carve out baby pumpkins and using them to serve the soup in.  And I totally did consider that … the little pumpkins would look so festive on an elegant tray, wouldn’t they?  But I thought again – that’s a lot of work to clean out all those pumpkins!  Instead, I plan to order some personalized disposable cups which should be cute too and much easier.

nov-thanksgiving-002As much as I want to use my pretty china plates and engraved wine glasses for appetizers and drinks, I’m thinking twice.  There would be so many extra dishes and glasses to wash.  Instead, I’m going to be using some great personalized cocktail napkins for the appetizers (and desserts too).  And some cute and fun plastic glasses, personalized of course, for my Fall Sangria and other drinks.  And I plan to use the disposable monogrammed plates too, which will be perfect as they are themed and sophisticated.

nov-thanksgiving-003As far as drinks, I’m going to make a Fall Sangria and serve it in a carved out pumpkin and for that I’ll be using my personalized plastic glasses which will be perfect.  This way, the nice glasses will just be at the dinner table.  And I’ll look for some little chocolates with Thankgiving decorations on them and pick out a pretty favor box for everyone to place at their seat.

I’m so excited for a great Thanksgiving this year.  I’m planning on trying some new appetizers (squash ravioli in a butternut marinara) and some classics that everyone loves and, shall I say, everyone expects!  The year has gone by so fast that I hardly can believe I’m even talking about the holiday season but, yet, here we are.   It will all be beautiful and fun to get together with family and friends.  And with a few strategic additions, the clean up will be a breeze.

Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving with you and your family and friends this year!



Wedding Inspiration: A Touch of Gold

6 Nov

gold-weddingThis week’s wedding inspiration is all about gold!  Gold adds a touch of glamour and warmth to any wedding.  You can go all out and make everything gold or add touches of it to an off white palette.  Even black and gold make a statement and are perfect for a black tie wedding.

Touch of Gold Wedding: You Design It Gold Cake Boxes, Gold Lattice Printed Placecards, Frill Wine Labels, Elegant Script Monogram Plastic Plates, Gold Stripe Border Caspari Napkins, Mr & Mrs Diecut Invitations, Just Married Ornament, Gold Tone Bangle Bracelet with Script Lettering, Spill Glitter Save the Date Magnets.

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