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2019 Wedding Trends and your special day!

Posted by Diane Maeder on

2019 Wedding Trends and your special day.  Metallics are still a popular trend but one in particular will really stand out ~ Copper.  Copper can either go for a sophisticated or rustic style because of it gleaming pinkish and orange hues it is sure to be the perfect accent color.  Greenery is another important accent that will be incorporated in table décor, cakes, flowers, invitations and accessories.  These two colors are simply gorgeous together! Floral arrangements consist of vines, leaves, fruit mixed with flowers for an asymmetrical arrangement which will give that nature inspired element.

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The Cutting of the Wedding Cake and Its History

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The tradition of the wedding cake dates back to the Roman Empire.  The custom was for the groom to break the cake over the bride’s head to symbolize the end of the bride’s virginity, guarantee fertility, and the beginning of her husband’s power over her.  This was usually done with a loaf of bread as cakes weren’t created them.  The guests would take part by taking a piece of the broken wedding cake in hopes they would also get good luck and fortune.

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Electronic vs. Formal Invitations

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Electronic invitations are good for less formal occasions such as a bachelorette party, birthday party, maybe even less formal bridal showers.  However, there is always a place for paper invitations for milestone and formal occasions, such as weddings, and events for which invitations may serve as keepsakes, such as Sweet Sixteen, Graduation, Bar and Bat Mitzvah.

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Need unique ideas for Holiday Gifts?

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HipSsisters waist band is the perfect gift for women and now men.  For anyone who travels, works out, hikes, walks or just even going to the movies and doesn’t want to carry a purse or wallet.  It has pockets to hold your phone, passport, keys, credit cards, money and any other small item.  It will allow you to be hands free.  It comes in multiple colors for that stylish look.    The HSX Sport unisex waist band has the following strategically placed pockets to carry all your small personal items safely and discreetly while leading your active lifestyle. - Front...

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Foil Invitations for Your Next Event!

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There are a variety of printing techniques, each offers a special touch to your events that you will be celebrating! A favorite is the foil. Foil is the perfect choice when you want to add a little shine to your invitations, save the dates, napkins and coasters. Whether it’s combined with other processes like thermography, digital or shining on its own it is the perfect way to make your invitation stand out.   The easiest way to add the bright shine of elegance to an invitation is with foil. Carlson Craft's foil invitations are made with accuracy, innovation and craftsmanship....

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