Archive for February, 2010

Ink + Peat’s Blog has more photos of custom wedding floral arrangements, including these beauties  from the fashion show A Novel Romance done by The English Department. The first is a Fall bouquet with warm tones and the second is a lofty snowy bouquet for Winter. So lush, elegant and beautiful for any occasion! (all […]


Any modern bride is not only clued into weddings, but also into her life beyond the “I do” moment.  Ink and Peat out of Portland, offers both.  Custom floral arrangements for that special occasion and home elements for the times beyond the altar.  Ink and Peat has a lovely brick and mortar store with a […]


Whenever I’m fortunate enough to get down to Portland, one of my favorite places to stop by to gaze at the latest in bridal fashions is  The English Department. Owner and designer Elizabeth Dye designs her own exquisite pieces and also carries carefully selected lines of bridal wear.  Gorgeous is stating it moderately.  You will love the latest […]


I just love, love these adorable cake stands that you can make out of a pretty plate, a nearly discarded dish, and an old vase.  Brilliant idea fromDesign*Sponge. This is what you’ll need: – old plates (any size) – old candlesticks or vases (look for anything that is wider at the bottom, with a sturdy […]


This weekend I was touched by these awe-inspiring wedding cakes I spotted in a 2007 edition of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine.  What a trend to have calligraphy writing on your wedding cake in say a favorite poem, the mixing and matching of the bride and groom’s initials or with simple words of “love,” “honor” and […]


  Compliments to The Bottom of the Ironing Basket for these cute pictures.


We are wild about these gorgeous wedding bouquets that we spotted on the site Wedding Chicks! They are the most precious of all little vintage wedding bouquets I have seen.  What a statement they would make and how fine they would stand out against a vintage-inspired gown.  Where to find the artist behind these sweet treasures?  It’s […]