bhldn

For those of you out there who are Anthropologie fans you’ve probably heard about their parent company’s bridal line BHLDN (pronounced ‘beholden’). The initial line premiered online on Valentines Day in 2011, and I’ve been a fan ever since. So frankly, it’s about time I dedicated a post to this lovely store. All of the […]

jewel tones for the young at heart (reader request)

Can you believe it? I’ve got another fan requested board for you today (and two more coming up tomorrow and the day after!) from the lovely Gail of OliverInk (who also wrote a fantastic guest post for us). Gail requested a jewel toned wedding inspiration board for her niece who is getting married and using emerald […]

rainbow love

With this rainbow loving inspiration board today…I think I feel a party coming on! My very dear friend Heather (who is also a new mother to a gorgeous baby boy) has a beautiful ring on her finger and it’s a lovely blue shade (it looks like #6 below), which is what got me thinking about […]

neon

Things that were popular in the eighties: popped collars on polo shits, shoulder pads, big hair, neon, rock candy, cassettes, Dr. Pepper bubble gum, high tops, leg warmers, TRON, Ted Danson, Inspector Gadget, Mr. T., Madonna, Sony Walkmans, roller rinks, birthday parties at Mc. Donald’s, Care Bears, Atari, hammer pants, geometric shapes, skateboards… add more […]

taste the rainbow

Anyone been to the Miami airport? If you have, have you seen the installation art called Harmonic Convergence by Christopher Janney? It’s so beautiful! “The work combines light, colour, and sound as it leads passengers from a rental car terminal to the airport proper. Speakers installed at regular intervals along the walkway create a continuously […]

over the rainbow

Rainbow weddings are fun, quirky, and definitely memorable. If you are going to have a rainbow wedding, you have to go all the way. Rainbow theme everything from your drinks to your bridesmaids dress and of course your flowers and decor. A budget friendly way to bring a lot of color to your rainbow wedding […]

define whimsical

whimsical (adjective) whimsy (noun) whimsicality (noun) whimsically (adverb) Playfully quaint or fanciful, espcially in an appealing and amusing way. Things that are whimsical: pinwheels, porcelain figurines, kites, gyroscopes, tulle, music boxes, root beer floats, puddle jumping, garden gnomes, snow globes, lightning bugs, and daisy chains. *** This whimsical real wedding was featured on Green Weddings […]

monkey see, monkey do

The precursor to the modern zoo was the ‘menagerie’, which dates back to the ancient world. The oldest known zoological collection was uncovered in Egypt and is believed to be from 3500 B.C. The animals included hippos, elephants, baboons, and wildcats. Zoos existed in ancient Greece and Rome, and Henry I of England kept lions, […]

rainbow brite revival

Starlight, starbright, someone hit me up with some Rainbow Brite! Rainbow Brite was a popular kids tv series (originally a hallmark card creation), that followed the journey of the show’s namesake as she is kidnapped and taken to Colorless World, where she befriends Twink, finds the Sphere of Light, and rescues the seven Color Kids. They then […]