Place Cards vs. Escort Cards

Today the terms, and their purposes, are used interchangeably, albeit incorrectly. But there is actually a different between a place card and an escort card. What’s most commonly used? Escort cards. What do most people call them? Place cards. Traditionally, assigned seating is reserved for very formal events. We’re talking black tie, a special appearance […]

Wedding Superstitions: Do you believe?

This past weekend I had the honor of being a bridesmaid for my college roommate (and Dear LC bride), Laura.  While myself and the other “maids” were getting ready Saturday morning our other close friend, Shirley, was charged with delivering Laura’s gift to her groom.  Along with a stunning pair of engraved  Tiffany & Co. […]

Wedding Tip: How to deal with guests who don’t RSVP

I’m willing to bet that there are very few brides out there who haven’t experienced this issue.  Everyone has a forgetful friend or a “fashionably late” relative so it’s inevitable that some guests won’t respond to your wedding invitation. But the fact of the matter is that your caterer needs to know how many people […]

All Grown Up: A Vintage Baseball Inspired 30th Birthday Bash!

There are very few people on this planet who love baseball more than my boyfriend.  So with his 30th birthday just around the corner I wanted to give him something special that combined his favorite things: baseball, friends and family! I LOVE a good themed party and love creating the special touches that pull everything […]

Sweet & Sophisticated Spring Wedding Inspiration

This time of year always seems to turn up the sweetest of color palettes! The fresh colors of spring and soft Easter hues provide great inspiration for brides!  So if you’re looking for a sophisticated color palette that’s bold in an understated way definitely consider pastels.  The color combinations are endless and simple sophistication is […]

Tip: Order your thank you cards in advance!

A very popular trend right now are thank you cards featuring a photo of the bride and groom from the wedding and the honeymoon. But waiting for those photos can take a long time, and you know what that means? Your thank you list is piling up (which as etiquette says is a big no, […]

Spring Wedding Color Trends for 2012

Happy spring everyone! Even though winter wasn’t too bad here in Worcester this year, we’re all still itching for a taste of spring and with 70s forecasted for this entire week, we’re definitely getting it! With spring, comes weddings, and Pantone has served up a truly beautiful collection of shades perfect for spring! From bold […]

Lucky in Love: Green Wedding Inspiration

If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!  Ain’t that the truth! Here in New England St. Patrick’s Day is a pretty big deal.  Some of the nation’s biggest and best celebrations happen right here in Massachusetts (shout out to Holyoke!).  So if you’ve got an Irish heart and you’re looking for a […]

If the shoe fits!

Ahhhh…shoe shopping! My favorite!  But before you head off on your hunt for the most fabulous pair for your big day, here are a few bits of advice: Comfort is key! I’ll probably never say this about any other pair of shoes, but as fabulous as they are, you’re going to be standing ALL DAY, […]

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