Category: Accessories

Wedding Tree Guest Book

Categories: Accessories, Etsy

How much do you love creative ideas for your wedding? Check out this fun take on the guest book! From The Puzzled One, we thought this was a unique idea to share when considering what to do for your guest book. Each piece measures 1″x1″ or larger – which is just enough room for a signature. Each of your guests will sign their name and you’ll have an amazing keepsake for years Read More »

26 April 2012 | 1 Comment

Here Comes the… Paper?

Categories: Accessories, Etsy

In a  DIY kind-of world, when we come across an interesting or unique idea that fits well with a destination wedding, we can’t wait to share! Today, our guest blogger, Meghan Jakubowski shares a new Etsy find that is very funky… For all you creative bride-to-be’s who are looking for something a little different and unique when it comes to your bouquets – why not try making a homemade Read More »

24 March 2012 | No Comments

Swoon-worthy cakes!

Categories: Accessories

We’ve always been quiet admirers of Maggie Austin Cake. I can’t remember when she first graced our presence, but her design aesthetic is simple, fluid and graceful. Just for the sake of looking at beautiful things (which we very  much like to do here), here are some of our favourite cake designs. Each and every design looks like a work of art, it would be a shame to cut into one of these Read More »

20 March 2012 | No Comments

Custom Bridesmaid Gifts

Categories: Accessories

We like these cute handmade items from Allisa Jacobs – she specializes in clutches, make up bags, card holders and more… all great bridesmaids gifts! Here are a few picks that we think work as gifts. Cute card cases in different patterns … Monogrammed zipper bags – custom for each of your girls A shopping list organizer (looks like a great passport and document holder as well… Read More »

31 January 2012 | 5 Comments

Inspired by the 2012 Chanel Cruise Collection

Categories: Accessories, Destination Weddings

Destination Weddings are always a multi-day affair. This means that for the bride and groom, and every guest in attendance, multiple events means multiple outfits. This holds especially true for the bride. This is your big weekend, all eyes are on you for the big day, but also for the other events. What are you going to wear to the rehearsal dinner, to the welcome cocktail party, to go swimming at Read More »

11 January 2012 | No Comments

Unique Groomsmen Gifts

Categories: Accessories

Maybe it’s the holidays around the corner that gets my mind into the gift giving spirit, but wedding attendants always deserve incredible gifts no matter what time of year you tie the knot. As these gents are playing a role in your wedding, and dedicating their time and energy to you – saying thank you is a no brainer. When it comes to the groomsmen, we searched Etsy for some more unique Read More »

08 December 2011 | 1 Comment

Skinny Ties are Where it’s At

Categories: Accessories

If your hubby-to-be is planning on wearing a tie for your destination wedding, consider the skinny tie (Sidebar: is this your decision, or does he have metrosexual tendencies?). While ties do not often play the protagonist in any destination wedding wardrobe, they’ve been popular in fashion for decades. Here are some fun shots we pulled of the skinny tie… your fiance doesn’t have Read More »

23 November 2011 | No Comments

Navy & Lavender – Great Gift Bag Ideas!

Categories: Accessories

We’ve always been of fan of Navy & Lavender – they are a fantastic gifting company that specializes in welcome gifts and more. It’s pretty much standard etiquette in the world of destination weddings to give your guests a welcome gift. And when we are asked for ideas, we offer great suggestions to reflect both the bride and groom and the destination. But sometimes it’s just Read More »

08 November 2011 | No Comments

Cartolina – We adore you!

Categories: Accessories

We’d like to share one of our favourite card designers… Cartolina Cards by Canadian designer Fiona Richards. You can buy her eco-friendly paper cards at fine gift stores or you can also purchase the new Iphone App (right now it’s $1.99) and send these lovely designs to your friends! Here’s how the designer describes the cards: “My designs are influenced by the exotic curiosities Read More »

26 October 2011 | 1 Comment

Say Cheese Paper Props

Categories: Accessories

Photobooths – both the contained kind (you know, the once-suburban mall, rainy afternoon fun time-passer turned retro/kitsch wedding complement) and the staged-set up kind – have certainly become a staple over the past few years at weddings both local and destination. And we absolutely love the props available with Say Cheese! Paper Props. We like the Say Cheese! philosophy: “simple Read More »

26 August 2011 | 1 Comment

Destination Wedding Shoes

Categories: Accessories

What do you think of these shoe options for a destination wedding? We chose a mix of ballet flats and espadrilles/wedges to get your feedback on your favourite styles. Or perhaps you have a better idea? Are you a sandals fan? Feel free to send us your suggestions. In no particular order…. What is your personal style? Or are you a barefoot kind of gal?

26 July 2011 | No Comments

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Fun New Flower Trend: Paper Flowers

Categories: Accessories

The “destination” in destination weddings can sometimes dictate your floral choices. While some brides have their heart set on a specific flower no matter what, if you’re not blessed with an unlimited budget, certain blooms might not be easily obtainable in a specific locale. And certain flowers have a tough time withstanding extreme heat, so it might be wise to seek out viable options Read More »

03 June 2011 | 1 Comment