Let's be realistic. This is no theme attractive to men ( I do love polka dotted ties though! ). But if you're thinking bridal shower, baby shower or even your little girl's birthday party then think polka dots. Polka dots are fun. Seeing them always makes me smile, maybe because it reminds me of that song. I am sure all of you have heard at least once. Doesn't make you happy just listening to it? So if happiness, joy and smiles is what you're looking for at your next event, then think of giving the polka dot theme a try.
You can try different color combinations for a different feel. Yellow and white is very refreshing, and black and white a bit more edgy.
These invitations and favor boxes I created for a client's bridal shower. And from what I heard, happiness was in the air.
Basing myself on the 2009 Spring Pantone Colour Report, and just by walking down Montreal's streets, looking at my favorite boutique's windows, trendy people, and gourmet stores I've put together this colour palette that I think will be hot for 2009.
I will try to get you amazing finds to fit within these palette. Keep tuned :)
If you are a bride, and came up with an original colour scheme, please don't hesitate to email me. I will blog about it.
Over the holidays I met Marlyn. Marlyn is a cookie designer, that's how I like to call her. She creates those little pieces of art, which are a pleasure to the eyes and palate. I have seen and tasted lots of cookies in my life ( oh yes I did! ), but none as perfect.
My favorite are these daisy cookies on a stick.
These can create original centerpieces, which can double as favors instead of having the usual flower centerpiece. They are perfect for a baby shower, a bridal shower, or a birthday party. I also think they would look stunning at a wedding's sweet table.
Marlyn Birmingham, you're great!
If you're interested in getting those cookies for a special event, just email me
They can be personalized with ribbons, tags and embellishments to match your event's theme and colours.
While browsing the web for some inspiration, I stumbled upon the cutest little favor idea.
I think every newlywed couple should have a set of quality Egyptian cotton sheets. Don't you think?
When close friends of mine got married, I just knew that's what I wanted to give them. Even though the sheets were beautiful, I wanted the gift to be even more special. I decided to embroider their initials on the pillow cases. They just loved it!
I sort of got jealous, and loved the idea so much, that I had my own linens embroidered.
Finding someone to do a good job with the embroidery was not an easy task, after lots of shopping I discovered a great place called Embroid Me right here in Montreal. They embroider almost anything! Jackets, t-shirts, tote bags, and lots of other stuff for personal or corporate occasions.
You can choose from a variety of fonts and they have tons of different color threads.
The time has come and you are now looking for your wedding invitations. It's important to be well informed because it can be quite overwhelming.
Here are some decisions you'll need to make when choosing your wedding invitations:
It is important to have a sample made even if you need to pay a small fee. You want to be certain before they are printed. Start looking for your invitations six months before your wedding date. You need to mail them two months before to allow your guests one month to respond and to allow yourself one month to finalize the details.