Fun ideas from Modern Bride






I just picked up the latest issue of Modern Bride, and loved so many of the little personal details they included in their “100 Things We Love” section. These are just SOME of my favorites….

[images from Modern Bride July/Aug 2007]

Modern Bride Survival Guide


Did anyone else know about this Modern Bride Survival Guide coming out in October? I’m intrigued to see how it turns out. Here’s what Amazon says about it….

From the engagement ring to the honeymoon, The Modern Bride Survival Guide is a must-have resource for the 2.2 million women who get married in America every year. Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of wedding planning, the book will help brides-to-be bring their fantasies to life with a perfect combination of inspiration and instruction. This stylish, contemporary guide includes gorgeous color photography throughout, as well as lots of checklists and calendars, including a budget worksheet, a wedding day countdown calendar, and a comprehensive to-do list for the big day. Sidebars throughout the book feature expert advice from well-known wedding planners, while “bride to bride” tips share down-to-earth wisdom from real-life brides. From outlining a budget, choosing vendors, and planning the ceremony to keeping the peace among family members, this comprehensive guide has the answer to every bride’s pre-wedding questions. Chapters include: Getting Started; The Reception Site; Stationery; Food and Wine; Flowers; Dresses; Cakes; Beauty and Fitness; The Girls; The Guys; Photography; Music; Favors; The Ceremony; Guests; The Rehearsal Dinner; and Destination Weddings. With ideas for all budgets and every imaginable wedding style, The Modern Bride Survival Guide is the most useful and up-to-date wedding planner available–and just what any bride needs to make her dream wedding a reality.

[image from Amazon]

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Karta





Karta has some KILLER dresses for wedding parties! Very hip and mod, and such great colors!

[images from InStyle]

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me me me

Ahh, these are always so much fun, and a great procrastination tool.


Players list 8 facts/habits about themselves. The rules of the game are posted at the beginning before those facts/habits are listed. At the end of the post, players then tags 8 people by posting their names and makes sure they know they’ve been tagged by leaving a comment at the tagee’s blog.

Make sense?:

1. I like eating unpopped corn kernels….not raw or anything…but the ones that just never popped when you’ve made popcorn.

2. When I was interning at Paper Magazine, I followed Vera Wang into the bathroom just to say how much I loved her wedding dresses. She liked my shirt from the Gap, and thats probably the only reason I’ve kept it.

3. I collect books on small lofts because one day I believe Chad and I will be able to afford to fix one up.

4. I also collect those free postcards you find in restaurant bathrooms. I have 2 full boxes of them and yet have never sent a single one.

5. I have the smallest hands I know.

6. When it comes to candy, green is my favorite flavor…unless green means its watermelon or sour apple. I hate those.

7. I talk in my sleep. Allegedly, I will lean up on my elbows in bed and have an actual conversation with my pillow. I even pause to hear my pillows response.

8. Whenever I see a street fair, I HAVE to have a grilled corn on the cob. Its a compulsion.

Tag, you’re it!

Chelsea @ {frolic!}

Anne @ Perfect Bound

Faye + Greer @ Faye and Greer

Abby @ Style Me Pretty

Christy @ Junebug Weddings

Ariel @ Offbeat Bride

Sarah @ Toast and Tables

Lyndsi + Amanda @ Social Design

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