Decorating for a wedding close to the holidays can be difficult. You can’t ignore that everyone is in the full holiday spirit but you also don’t want your wedding to feel like just another holiday party. How do you decorate in that middle ground? This year West Elm stores are decked out in the perfect holiday décor so take some notes.
Steer clear of the obvious red, white, green and blue holiday color palettes and choose something neutral. Decorate in shades of cream, metallic and glitter. Try mixing paper flowers made from newsprint or book pages with silver plates and a ..read more
Happy Thanksgiving! Today seems like the last chance to celebrate an autumn wedding theme since it is the first official day of the winter holiday season and we’ll soon be swept up into the glitter and wrappings that come with it. So take a moment to remember the rich, warm colors and delicious treats from the fall.
Fall is also a great season for simple, do-it-yourself wedding projects. Wrap votive holders with fake autumn leaves with a rustic tie to quickly dress up your ..read more
Lately you just cannot escape the news – William and Kate are finally getting married! And who doesn’t look forward to the hoopla surrounding a royal wedding. Everything got started on the right note – William gave her Princess Diana’s ring *sigh* soo perfect. There’s already speculation over the venue, date and dress designer. What would you pick out for a royal wedding?
You may not have to get approval on your wedding date from the royal family, but that doesn’t mean you can’t steal a little inspiration from past British wedding bashes. Take a note from Diana and Charles’ wedding ..read more
Pretty invitations deserve an equally pretty presentation: customized envelopes. Think about the amount of time and energy you spend on wedding invitations. You have to pick a design (which can include RSVP cards, event location maps, recommended lodging, and so on), select the language, get them printed and usually hand address each one. After all that effort they need gorgeous wrapping.
First pick thick, high quality envelopes in a color that complements your invitations. Stray away from traditional white envelopes if you can so that your wedding invitation stands out in your guests’ stack of mail. Then order custom envelope liners ..read more