Archive of ‘Ideas + Inspiration’ category

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Getting Married in Minnesota | Meet the Dysfunctional Family Venues

Hey friends! You know that family, right down the block, and how all of the kids started their own venues and businesses? No? None of your neighbors were like that? Well, if you live in NE Minneapolis then you might have an inkling of exactly what I am talking about. Director of Marketing, Susan Martin, will […] Read more…

Green and Simplicity

Here’s what Pantone has to say about this color: “Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.” Greenery and […] Read more…

Winter Wedding Trends

Winter weddings are some of the most tasteful wedding themes from long-sleeved lace dresses to berry accents throughout the décor. Snowflakes and pinecones are the go-to winter wedding motifs, but there are many other options to theme your seasonal wedding. Greens and reds are perfect for the season but don’t be afraid to branch out […] Read more…

Chic Bridal Shower Ideas

Don’t like the idea of toilet paper wedding dresses or cheesy games at your bridal shower? Same. I knew from the beginning that was what I didn’t want even though my mom, future mother in law, and bridesmaids all took my bridal shower decisions away from me. Although I’m trying to be mindful and let […] Read more…

Candles, Candles, Candles!

We all know what they are, but how can we use them throughout our weddings? The first thing you need to do is check with your venue(s) to see if they allow open flame. Candles come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. That makes decorating easy and gives your wedding décor a simplistic yet classy […] Read more…

5 Ways to Recycle Your Wedding Dress

When the wedding day is finally over and done with, some brides don’t want to just box up their dress and put it away for it to never come out again. There are many ways to recycle your wedding dress whether that be by donating it, trashing it, or putting it in a shadow box. […] Read more…

Traditional Saint Paul Wedding

Kristen & Ben  Date: August 19, 2017 Location: Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel, Minnesota Kristen and Ben’s traditional summer wedding was filled with gorgeous florals that accented their color scheme of dusty shale. “We wanted a large, traditional wedding. I wanted simple yet elegant details and decor. I was browsing bridesmaid dresses for several days […] Read more…

Vintage Diamond Ring

The Suffragettes Movement and Antique Engagement Rings You may ask yourself what does the Suffragette movement have in common with antique engagement rings, or antique jewelry? Well, that’s a great question. Suffragettes were activists in the United Kingdom during the late 1800’s, and early 1900’s. They were activists who wanted the right for women to […] Read more…

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