DIY Pomander

Pomanders have become a popular a tradition in modern weddings. Essentially, they are balls of flowers attached to a decorative ribbon.
Wedding pomanders can be carried by the Bride instead of a floral bouquet;  hung on the side of pews or chairs & used to create a tablescape for the reception.  If you can't


Caribbean Blue

Something borrowed, something Caribbean Blue. Are you thinking of a Destination wedding or a wedding in a tropical location?  Caribbean Blue is hands down the best color for a wedding overlooking the ocean or on a cruiseship. Even if you do not like "blue", there is just something about this pale blue/green color that spells beach wedding.
Bridesmaids in short caribbean blue dresses, groomsmen in coordinating shirts and/or vests, bridal bouquet in blue orchids. . . is this on your radar?  For more Blue Inspiration go HERE!


DIY Table Decor

With an average wedding cost of $28,000 many couples are perplexed on how to pay for it all. A wedding should not put you or your family in debt. There are many ways to have the perfect day on any budget.  How?  Good Planning and good DIY skills. The reception usually is the most expensive part of your wedding with the costs of Venue, Catering, Alcohol, Music, Flowers, Bridal accessories and the list goes on and on.  One of the easiest ways to cut the expense of your wedding is to cut out any unnecessary extras and stick to a strict budget for all the items needed for your special day.  Unless you got a package deal that includes everything at the right price, you do not need them all.  Your first decision should be the DATE and VENUE.  Next, trim the guest list to guide you on occupancy/budget to feed them all.  If you choose round tables that seat 10, you will have less tables to decorate and you can do this yourself with a few friends & family.  Here's an Example:
One of my favorite Easy Tablescapes
Make your own with several tall cylinders (about 3) in graduated sizes and fresh flowers you


Superior Cakes

Upside Down Cakes
Now I have seen it all. It is hard enough to transport a well made cake from the bakery to the reception site, now you want to suspend it upside down from the rafters. Good Luck!
Holly's Cakes
Bakeries like Holly's Cakes has an extensive collection of chandelier cakes that are available in three, four, or five tiers, and they can easily be dismantled from the bottom for cutting. "My chandelier cakes hang from our custom support system and definitely