Invitation Only

 

Let’s talk paper. When planning a wedding, it’s obvious that there are a lot of decisions the bride needs to make. However, invitations may be one of the most important aspects to set the tone and theme of your wedding. When it comes to invitations, it isn’t just one card anymore. Stationary for the big day now includes save the dates, invitations, reply cards, reception cards, wedding programs, menu cards, place cards, and thank-you cards.

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 That’s why it is important to find an invitation company that fits your personality and style, so they can help you navigate through all of the decisions! Personally, we love Couture Ink. The owner Robin, and her team, can take any theme or color palette and put together the perfect package for any wedding!

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 Also, who wouldn’t want to use a company that caterers to celebrities! Check out Couture Ink featured in US Weekly!  These gorgeous menus were for Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg’s wedding and we can’t get enough, so classic and elegant!

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Fight those Wedding Jitters!

It’s perfectly normal, to feel a little anxious over the guest list and choosing your vendors. Or maybe a little overwhelmed having to choose between your best friends for maid of honor! Don’t worry every bride feels the same stress! Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some one that could help you and keep you calm during these difficult decisions? Wait—there is!

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Cue Rachel Mueller-Lust. She is the founder of Wondrance Weddings, and honestly we’re obsessed. Not only is she a wedding officiant, that will completely customize your ceremony, but she is a bridal coach.

Rachel will help you maintain a stress free and joyful engagement and keep your nerves at bay.

We checked out her recent blog post for a little inspiration and here are her top four tips for keeping that bridal stress away and a smile on your face!

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Step 1. Watch all the wedding movies you can find. It doesn’t matter which ones you pick because any wedding movie you see is bound to have more drama than anything you are experiencing (and if not, well, I am so sorry).

Step 2. Find a friend who is not in the wedding party, preferably someone who got married recently. Ask them to listen to you vent about everything and I mean everything.

Step 3. Pick a time when no one is around and turn up the volume on your favorite music. Sing along as loud as you can, even if you can’t keep a tune—especially if you can’t keep a tune.

Step 4. Take a bubble bath. Yeah, I mean a bath with bubbles. Find a bottle of kid-style bubble bath that creates gobs and gobs of bubbles and add enough to your bath to have them overflow.”

Ahh..we are feeling better already…check her out- you’ll thank us later.

http://wondrance.com/2014/10/calm-your-wedding-jitters/

 


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Love it, Book it & Get More…

On their wedding day, some couples dream of warm sand between their toes. So if you relate to this kind of couple, then Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort has the contest of a life-time for you.

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Starting November 3rd the first 50 couples to book their wedding at Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort will be gifted $500 towards premium wedding day add-ons. This includes first class entertainment, unique special touches, and fantastic décor. The setting is stunning with its white sand beaches, the resort’s modern elegance, and lush exotic surroundings.

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Click here for more details about this exciting contest.


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Add some Bridal to Your Everyday Wardrobe!

You’ve got the guy, you’ve got the ring, now you have to wait a year to wear your wedding dress. In the mean time add some bridal to your closet with K-Tees adorable tanks!

Swirl Bride Rhinestone Tank Top

Swirl Bride Rhinestone Tank Top

We are loving the cute fit and bedazzled look for running errands, hitting the gym and don’t forget to dress it up for the bachelorette party! Speaking of which, these double as a cute gift for the girls that will be helping you on your wedding day!

Last Fling Bridal Party Tanks

Last Fling Bridal Party Tanks

And let’s not forget about your hubby-to-be, check out this cute matching set! We think this would be so cute to get ready in on the day of your wedding!

Bold Mr & Mrs T-Shirts

Bold Mr & Mrs T-Shirts

If matching is not quite his thing, we know he won’t be able to resist this sweatshirt/beer holder combo. This gift would be great for any groom to be…the only problem is he may never change out of it!

Groom Sweatshirt with Beer Koozie Built In

Groom Sweatshirt with Beer Koozie Built In


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Where Great things Begin

To experience world-class amenities such as superb dining and restful comfort you do not have to travel far. Located in Rye Brook, NY, Doral Arrowwood is an excellent resort a mere 30 miles from New York City.

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The sprawling 114 acre grounds with endless hills, picturesque meadows, and gleaming ponds, the resort at Doral Arrowwood has it all. It the ideal wedding spot for those who enjoy not only leisure and elegance, but sport as well. They possess a 3,200 yard, 9-hole golf course. In addition they also possess a state of the art fitness facility with massage services, certified personal training, indoor/outdoor tennis courts, and indoor/outdoor heated pools.

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Doral Arrowwood is equipped with four event spaces that include a newly renovated ballroom that has 21ft ceilings and a 30’ x 30’ dance floor. It is perfect for a larger wedding reception. However, if that not your vision they also have what they call the Hudson room. This room showcases floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course, which as a charm all its own.

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With two wedding packages to choose from, they take care of the whole reception from cocktail hour to the cutting of the cake. So celebrate in style and leave the arrangements to them.


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One Happy Island

The stunning country of Aruba was born from a melting pot of cultures. Such a mix is reflected in its foods, language, and festivities like Carnivale. The bright colors and the festive nature adopted from the indigenous people married well with the flavors and sensibilities of the Dutch and the Spanish, whom once occupied the region.

Carnaval

Carnaval

Located in the southern Caribbean Sea, eighteen miles off of the coast of Venezuela, Aruba’s sun filled days are perfect for leisurely sun bathing or for action packed adventures. The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) website, offers great ideas for lounging around the beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, and hiking. Then when hunger sets in after a fun filled day, check out one of Aruba’s many eclectic restaurants. Also listed by ATA are several options of where to eat categorized by cuisine. They include but are not limited to Asian, Seafood, Central/South American, Dutch-European, and North American.

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Aruba Sunsets

Aruba Tourism Authority provides all the tools to create the perfect vacation or honeymoon. Like their license plate says they are ‘One Happy Island’.

 


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