Archive | February, 2012

Bridal Gown Trend: Blush Wedding Dresses

28 Feb

Wearing a dress that was not white or ivory was, until recent years, considered a strange move.  Over the past couple of years we began to see bits of colors popping up, but a whole dress in a color other than white or ivory was still very unconventional. This all changed this year, dresses in blush and pink began to appear in quite a few bridal fashion shows. You might say that this change might have something to do with the blush Monique Lhuillier dress Reese Witherspoon wore at her March 2011 wedding. Whatever brought about this change in bridal fashion we hope its here to stay!


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Something Blue: Garter

24 Feb

Still searching for your something blue item? Food Matters has the perfect solution: a blue garter! Mygarter.com has numerous options for you to choose from to match your wedding attire. They have three different fabrics: lace, satin or sheer. Depending on the style you choose the prices ranges from about $10-$20.

In addition, you can personalize your garter with your name and wedding date!

And to keep your something blue forever, Mygarter.com sells keepsake boxes! The perfect way to remember your special day!

Sweetest Thing: Nine Cakes

23 Feb

Betsy Thorleifson always had a passion for food and loved to bake for her friends and family. In 2008 she decided to take a leap of faith and open up a bakery of her own, Nine Cakes was born. Located on Columbia Street in Brooklyn, Nine Cakes is ready to make the cake of your dreams! For every season there is a menu of nine signature cakes that are offered, made from the highest quality all natural products. Every cake on the menu has  four layers, decorated with buttercream and finished with pearl-like embellishments that come in a variation of colors.  If you like, you may add an inscription. There are also variation in sizes of the signature cakes to fulfill all your cake needs. Aside from their signature cakes, Nine Cakes will work closely with you to create the wedding or special event cake that you’ve always wanted. If Nine Cakes  peaks your interest,  you contact them via email or phone and set up your appointment today!

Ride in Style to Your Happy Ending!

20 Feb

The special day has arrived and what’s better than topping it off  with comfort! Throughout your busy day, having a car that provides style, security and comfort at the same time is a task that Designer Limousines can provide! With 30+ years of experience, Designer Limousines has the right vehicle for your event.

Wedding Limo

Whether you want to add the antique touch, bring on the modern look,  or have a stretched out limo, Designer Limousines has it!

Stretched-out Limo

Come and check out their latest additions to their 100+ Fleet!

Something Blue: Blue Nails!

17 Feb

Most brides stick to the traditional light pink or french manicure colors on their wedding day but if you’re looking for something fun and unique to do as the something blue on your big day, then blue nails are for you! Blue nail polish will provide you with a great photo op and it will draw more attention to your hands and your shiny new wedding band! Two of our favorite colors are Barbados Blue by essie & Yoga-ta Get This Blue! by OPI but there are many shades of blue to chose from.

If you do not want to be too extreme go with a lighter blue but if you want to go all out –  a sparkly dark blue like the one  above is the way to go! Experiment with colors before your wedding.   If you think the blue is too much for your nails then consider it as an option for your toes. Whatever you decide have fun!

Sweetest Thing: Butterfly Bakeshop

15 Feb

If you’re looking for sweet favors for your wedding or shower that are sure to sastisfy Butterfly Bakeshop is the place for you! The bakeshop is located on West 35th Street and has the perfect custom baked goods for any occasion. Their cake artist Orlando León will work with you to create the perfect edible favor or custom cake for your big day.

Whether you want to design your dream wedding cake or send your guests home with custom treats you can get it at Butterfly Bakeshop.  Be sure to check them our HERE or HERE!

Captured Moment for a Lifetime!

13 Feb

It’s a gorgeous day outside, the sun is shining and everyone is waiting to see you walk down the isle.  Smiles and tears of joy is all  you see as you look around. You want to hold onto  this special moment forever. But there’s something missing.

Couple on the beach

Wedding in NYC

-A great photographer

Reflecting the stories of people through her delicate and candid pictures is what Ananda Lima is  known for. Coming from Brazil –  a tropical and exotic country,  as well as having spent her college years in Australia she  captures vibrant colors  &  emotions of the moment.  Paying close attention to precious moments has become Ananda’s vision and artwork. Her client’s reviews describe a once-in-a-lifetime moment that they were able to share with her as she grasps the beauty of both worlds coming together to form one.

Whether it be an engagement or a  wedding ceremony, Ananda Lima has found the special ingredient to enhance your special day- photography is a labor of love.

Moments of Joy