Monday, February 28, 2011

~Registry Lust: Kate Spade China~

Wedding Registry.
One of the many exciting things you and your groom will do together for your wedding . . . and stress free (usually).

Make a date of it
. . . go get coffee and a treat, OR go grab a glass of champagne or happy hour and then set out shopping and scanning your new life together!

This is a good test of compromising and agreeing!

Enjoy it, and don't take it too seriously where it effects your mood . . .
because guess what?!
You can always change it online after:-)

Current Registry Lust:
Kate Spade of New York





And they have so much more! Love the cute feminine look of their dishes,
for more info check here

Happy Registry!
Pssst . . . this is not a paid advertising at all, just my loves!

~Simply by Tamara Nicole~
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Saturday, February 26, 2011

~Dessert Table Love~

On of my brides is excited about us creating a unique and fun
Dessert Table
at her wedding this summer!

A few inspirations:





                                                                                Source: bit.ly via Susan on Pinterest








Ooooh how fun! Ice Cream Parlour:


So many options, I am so excited!

The Bride LOVES to read, so I'm thinking of tying in a garland kind of like:


That I print some cool font and write "Sweets"

 
With lots of fun cake pedastals




Psst keep in mind you can create these looks at any party:
birthdays, showers, bachelorette parties, etc.

Show your guests you have some style!

Enjoy your weekend loves!

~Simply by Tamara Nicole~
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Thursday, February 24, 2011

~Bow Tie Love~

Pretty much a big fan.


At our wedding, we had the fathers wear them, I adore the look!






Pretty cute and classy right?

Psssst I also had our cute ring bearer wear one with his "knickers" kind of like this" 

                                                Source: stylemepretty.com via ♥ Jevel Wedding Planning | Jennifer E Wilson ♥ on Pinterest

And don't forget about our furry friends!

Any fans out there?

~Simply by Tamara Nicole~
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

~Wedding Love: Melissa and Jonathan~

I am sooo in love with this photo!
photographed by Gideon Photography.


What's not to love right?!

The french flair
Pasteries and baked goods
A super cute garland
A lovely kiss.

Tres Chic!
For the rest of the lovely photos, chk it out here.

~Tamara Nicole~
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Monday, February 21, 2011

~Stylish Wedding Beverages~

Who doesn't love a great beverage at a weeding?!
Even BETTER is a great beverage out of a super cute dispenser.

A few swoon-worthy photos/ideas:



Love the simple tea in maison jars, so cute and rustic!

Lemonade Stand!


Mmmm choco milk!

Classic Coca Cola, love this crate!

So many fun ways to display your beverages!
It's another fun decor element to your wedding that can add a lot to your theme.

Enjoy!

~Tamara Nicole~

Psssst my new logo!!!

you like?

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Sunday, February 20, 2011

~Wedding Love: Rhiannon and Andrew~

One of my blog friend's, Rhiannon,
is suuuper talented as a wedding stylist.
Chk out her adorable blog here:


It just so happens that Rhiannon's wedding was featured over at Style me Pretty this week!

I am in love with everything about her wedding! The over-sized blush pink balloons, the stunning black lace, the dessert table, everything is perfect!!!

She truly is one talented lady!









Seriously gorgeous wedding, great job Rhiannon!!!

Photography: Amanda Wilcher Photographers / Event Planning: Hey Gorgeous Events / Venue: Paletta Mansion / Cake: I Do! Wedding Cakes / Flowers: Tonya VanderBrugghen tonyafloraldesign@yahoo.ca / Paper Products: Papertalk Press / Dress: Enzoani, style Diana / Veil: Promises and Lace / Officiant: Martti Pajunen / Macarons and Cake Pops: Lemon Tree Patisserie / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J.Crew / Groom and Groomsmen Tuxes: Moores / Maple Flavored Marshmallows: whimsyandspice / Team Bride & Groom Pins: repchi / Bride & Groom chair signs: lilmissi on Etsy / Vellum Table Numbers: ILLUMIEnate / Custom Made Garter: LoBoheme / Wood Letters: thebackporchshoppe

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Friday, February 18, 2011

~Save the Date Trends~

A few noteworthy trends for
 Save the Dates:

~1~
Back to the classics
Letterpress
We've been seeing more and more back to the elegant classic Letterpress . . .
Believe it or not letterpress invitations are extremely popular these days. Over the course of the last ten years the interest in engraved invitations has waned and the popularity of letterpress printed invitations began to take hold. Why? Partially because of the influence of Martha Stewart and her wedding magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings. The magazine routinely featured letterpress wedding invitations by hot new designers who were eager to hop on this trend.
Letterpress Coasters:





~2~
Social media/Internet
Save the Date Videos
What a personalized way to show your friends and family the love you two share . . . recorded! (AND save on paper: how eco-friendly!)

How fun!:

Mallory Berry at MGB Photo:
Landon and Kristen:

Elana and Adam: 
~3~
Of course!
Eco-Friendly
Seeds to plant . . .



"Eco- Friendly Papers


Eco-chic is cool, not to mention it fits perfectly with the "Anthropologie-esque" wedding craze. The wide range of available eco-friendly papers makes having wedding invitations that are lovely AND earth friendly easier than ever before. As always, our standard printing paper 100% cotton that is made from the by products of textile mills in a wind powered factory, but the options don't stop there"


~4~
Suuuper cute, and functional!
Vintage Magnets

And so many more . . .
what is your favorite trend for save the dates?

Happy weekend loves!
~Tamara Nicole~
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

~Wedding Love: Adam and Courtney~

I found this over at one of my fave wedding blogs, Snippet and Ink
Taken in Palm Springs . . .

What I love about this wedding:

The AMAZING wall in this pic! Seriously!
Talk about trendy geometric patterns . . . bringing interior design style into a wedding, love!

All the dresses are adorable! Love the champagne color. 


So fun and colorful . . . This beats bubbles and rice any day!


More geometric patterns . . . and how retro is the groomsmen pic?!
What a fun location.


Love the color combos, and the flowers are stunning.

Lovely!
(For more eye candy and the full post go here)

Photography: Braedon Flynn
Venue: The Parker Palm Springs
Week-of coordination: Tiny Bubbles Events
Bride’s dress / shoes: Mara Hoffman / Prada
Groom’s shoes: Urge
Bridesmaid dresses: Witchery (Australia)
Hair: Katie Harkey for Fringe, 951-775-5503      
 951-775-5503      
Makeup: Becky Halley, skincarebybecky@yahoo.com
Stationery: Wiley Valentine
Flowers: Bella Bloom Florals
Photo booth: Magnolia Photo Booth
DJ / band: Mixmaster Massey / New Sensations

~Tamara Nicole~

Pssst thank you for your advice on business cards! In the process of ordering, will share what we come up with.
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

~Longing for Letterpress Business Cards~

I am officially on the hunt!

Just emailed like 10 Letterpress Shops

AND added a new Blog roll section to the left:
~Wedding Paper Love~
with some amazingly talented Letterpress sites . . .
And will keep these in mind for future wedding invites/save the dates/etc.

For now . . . all I can think about are super
classy letterpress business cards
for
Simply by Tamara Nicole.

I want one kind of a mixture between these:

                                                                           Source: bellabeephoto.com via Tamara on Pinterest








via Studio Z Mendocino





Soooo many companies to choose from!

I am not going to steal another's design, and know that I will work together with the designer on my own one of a kind card. . .
BUT wanted to know
which one of these is most eye catching?!

Know any amazing Letterpress Companies??

~Tamara Nicole~
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