It broke our heart when it came to our attention that hundreds of Metro Detroit area low-income high school girls don’t attend their Homecoming Dance or Prom because they can’t afford a fancy dress. Girls long to dress up and dream about the “Cinderella” fairytale. We found an organization that is dedicated to this cause.
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Gone are the days of show-y, extravagant, almost manufactured wedding celebrations. Understating is the new over-the-top. Think romantic farm house love story or English countryside subtlety. Weddings now feel more collective over time. No more matchy-matchy decorations, but complimentary themes. Here are ten ways to understate your wedding in 2011:
1.Choose A Naturally Beautiful Location. Don’t waste your money on decoration you will only use once. Pick a location that is inherently beautiful like an old church, library, or railroad station. Try an outdoor ceremony on the water edge, a simple backyard, or a wooded area. Your reception could be in a local bed and breakfast or a restored barn.
Prevent vintage color schemes from looking washed out by adding pops of bright color.
One of the coolest wedding trends in the past few years is brides going green. We wanted to give you some options to make a smaller foot print with your big day.
The Enchanting Bridal Weekend is an exclusive trunk show at the Royal Park Hotel this Friday, and Saturday. The event is complimentary to brides, but an appointment is required – only available for two dozen brides. In addition to the couture bridal accessories – hair pieces, jewelry, etc. – brides will have the opportunity to have […]
There is much more to share about this life changing, eye-opening experience. Until then, please see a few pictures of the amazing people and children that I had the opportunity to meet…
In 2009, a year before the devastating earthquakes, I became aware of the plight of the Haitian people. Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and is plagued with unimaginable poverty, disease and obscene government corruption. Over 80% of the population lives in poverty unknown in the U.S. And of course, it’s the children that suffer the most.
A wedding planning check-in with our in-house newlywed Marta: We all love a monogrammed tote bag, and we definitely appreciate when you pick up the hair and make-up tab. But if you really want to rock you bridesmaids’ worlds check out these fun and Oh-So-Practical gifts:
With the average age for a first wedding in Michigan being 28, it is safe to say that most engaged people have at least an apartment or two of household items already.
Another style update from our in-house newly wed, Marta…