Archive | February, 2012

NYC Preview

29 Feb

We went to New York City this past weekend for a quick engagement photo shoot.  The weekend before I had gone through Craigslist to find photographers in the area with the hope of having something sooner rather than later.  Thanks to our luck in finding Sam & Gertie Photography and our reserve of Amtrak Guest Rewards points, we were able to make a quick trip.

Dina, the wonderful wonderful photographer, sent us a few preview photos.

 

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DC Engagement Photo Ideas

19 Feb

I’ve linked photos I’ve found to the original blog posts.

I like letters

18 Feb

In general, I just like the idea of letters spelling something out.  As someone who was in a sorority, I appreciate the availability of wooden letters at a local Michael’s store.  Thank you Michael’s store…for making big/lil week that much more expensive/creative.

 

I could see this around in a place or two.  We might have to spray paint letters silver or white but I like them.  Depends on how everything else gets put together.

Taken from:

http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2009/09/08/the-letters-make-the-difference/

Pop Tarts on a Stick

18 Feb

http://blogs.babble.com/family-kitchen/2010/09/01/poptart-pops-an-interview-with-bakerella/

Paper Flowers

18 Feb

http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2009/05/05/diy-wedding-details-kusudama-paper-flowers/

S’more what? Ahhhh (Party Favors)

18 Feb

  • Melting chocolate (milk-chocolate candy melts available at Michaels, Hobby Lobby etc)
  • Large marshmallows
  • Graham crackers, crumbled into a small dish
  • Lollipop sticks (I prefer the long ones) – available at Michaels, Hobby Lobby or online
  • Clear treat bags & twine for packaging

 

http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2011/04/15/smores-favors-printable-gift-tags/

Save the Date/Invitations

10 Feb

We ended up going with Wedding Paper Divas.  They had decent prices for some beautiful invitations AND excellent customer service.

 

http://www.weddingpaperdivas.com/product/5157/signature_white_textured_save_the_date_cards_natural_pair.html#color/02/pid/8736/paper/15