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Wedding Inspiration: Mint & Purple

29 Mar

 

Our latest wedding inspiration board is all about mint and purple.  This combination just screams (maybe whispers?) Spring and Summer weddings.  This color combination is so fresh and pretty and would be perfect for an outdoor wedding.  For flowers, you could use lilacs which would smell heavenly.  Some other flower choices would be vintage purple mini calla lilies, lavender hyacinth, lavender gem tulips and english lavender.  My flower picks are from FiftyFlowers.com.

Get inspired by our picks:

Celery wedding union engagement invitations, happily ever after napkins, leather cuff bracelet with monogram disk, purple little leaves thank you note cards, script monogram with text linen like guest towels, coronation scroll twisted handled bags, mint vintage wreath save the date cards, mint love and thanks note cards, purple endearing love photo save the date cards, initial scroll hanging gift tags.

Other Image Sources:

Bridesmaids: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/48-delicate-mint-and-lavenderpurple-wedding-ideas.html

Tapestry: https://www.buzzfeed.com/lilis2/51-reasons-to-crave-a-mint-themed-wedding?utm_term=.qlyYzR6g7#.vl23bdwx8

Cake: http://www.cassidybudge.com/lilac-cake/

Succulents: http://gardeningwithconfidence.com/blog/2013/10/24/garden-trick-works-adding-crystals-garden-designs/

Bride and Groom: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/48-delicate-mint-and-lavenderpurple-wedding-ideas.html

Beverages: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/85-lovely-mint-wedding-ideas.html

Table Setting: http://theeverylastdetail.com/an-aqua-and-lavender-wedding/#_a5y_p=4476143

Shoes: http://www.deerpearlflowers.com/mint-wedding-color-ideas/

Boutonniere: http://amyandjordanblog.com/2015/weddings/aleks-kevin/

Chairs:  http://www.deerpearlflowers.com/65-loveliest-lavender-wedding-ideas-you-will-love/

DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

1 Mar

Easter is around the corner and I thought this year it would be really fun to include some homemade Easter egg bath bombs in my kids Easter baskets.  If you have a tween or teen girl, you know how much they love bath bombs.  I recently learned how easy (and somewhat inexpensive) they are to make at home.  Besides Easter, you could make these for any occasion.  Birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, etc.  I think these would make great bridal shower favors.  You could use our personalized favor tags & bags to make it an adorable take home favor!

My daughter Emily and I made these over the weekend and we had a lot of fun doing this together.  It was messy, so keep a vacuum nearby!  Here is the recipe we used from diyprojectsforteens.com:

Ingredients and Supplies:

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salts
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 2 tsp. essential oil
  • 3 tsp. oil (olive oil)
  • food coloring (any color you want)
  • bowl
  • whisk
  • jar
  • bath bomb mold

Step One

Place the dry ingredients in a bowl and then mix them all evenly with the whisk.

Step Two

In a separate container, mix the liquid ingredients together. Note that in this step, the essential oils, fragrances and colors are added. This is an important step! Make sure to pick out lots of fragrance oils to try out here, as you can make many fabulous combinations for bath time.

Step Three

Slowly add the liquid mixture to the dry mix, one small spoon at a time.

Step Four

When well mixed, you simply pack this mixture into a bath bomb mold and pack tightly, then let it dry. Work quickly so as not to let the bath bomb mixture dry out.

We packed plastic Easter Eggs and clear ornament molds I found at a craft store.

My daughter Emily proud of her Bath Bomb creation!  You can combine different colors and scents if you’d like to make more colorful combinations. 

Enjoy!

xoxo,

Jennifer

Wedding Inspiration: New Orleans

15 Feb

With Mardi Gras around the corner, it seemed fitting to have a New Orleans themed wedding board!  Whether you love Mardi Gras, New Orleans or just the idea of a fun party, this inspiration board is for you.  You can be bold with your color palette and most anything goes.

How fun would it be to have tables strewn with colorful beads?  And to have a variety of masks your guests could use at a photo booth?  You can even have a King Cake to really keep with the theme!

Check out our inspiration picks for your New Orleans themed wedding:

Fleur de lis invitations, Purple damask photo save the date cards, Traditional fleur de lis napkins, Mardi Gras die cut invitations, The Big Easy border note cards collection, Design your own personalized plastic plates, Create your own twisted handled bags, Fleur de lis letterpress flat note cards, Fleur de lis wood block rubber stamp and Personalized clear plastic small wine glasses.

Other Image Sources:

Band Procession: http://www.brit.co/new-orleans-wedding-ideas/?crlt.pid=camp.XqlsyKUiw0Ak

Beignets: http://www.brit.co/new-orleans-wedding-ideas/?crlt.pid=camp.XqlsyKUiw0Ak

Street Sign Centerpiece: http://coreyann.com/blog/brides-talk/brides-talk-%E2%80%A2-cassie

Wedding Guests in Masks: http://www.stylemepretty.com/vault/gallery/23021

Bride: http://www.stylemepretty.com/vault/gallery/23021

Suitcase With Beads: https://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-photos/real-weddings/new-orleans-historic-hotel-wedding/i/15c39d8a196b38f4-ee27f7de7e7664e6?view=end

King Cake: https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/southern-weddings-magazine-10862917/navy-gold-louisiana-wedding-by-greer-gattuso-4716746630

Bride and Groom: http://arielrenaephoto.com/new-orleans-french-quarter-wedding-crystal-will/