Wedding Trends Part 1: Color Palettes and Paper Products

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Wedding season will be here before we know it, and we’re here to help you with a style forecast of the hottest wedding trends for this year. First up, we’ll take a look at the colors brides will be clamoring for, as well as the most popular styles for all of the paper products that help pull together the perfect wedding day.

One of the most important wedding decisions that is crucial to the feel of the entire celebration is picking the wedding colors. Here are some hints to get you started on creating perfectly coordinated products in this year’s top colors:

  • Go bright and beautiful with shades of bright aqua, cool teal, or soft minty green

  • Pinks and peaches are perfect for a soft and pretty feel. Pair it with light…

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Esty Finds January

Rhinestone Table Number: Etsy Seller Modmv

Rhinestone Table Number: Etsy Seller Modmv

Chandelier Table Numbers

Yellow Table Number

Yellow Table Number

I love browsing through Etsy. Its amazing the little gems that I’m always coming across. Here are a few of my favorites this week.

Sources: Etsy Sellers, Z Create Design: Mod MV and Shannas DIY Printables

Lavender Martini

Lavendar Cocktail

Lavender Martini

Serves: 1

Lavender Martini

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Crème de Violette
  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • ¼ oz Domaine de Canton
  • ¼ oz St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1 dash Scrappy’s Lavender Bitters
  • Fresh cut lavender for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well for 30 seconds and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with fresh lavender springs.

A Touch of Spring Floral Arrangement

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Tulle and Trinkets

Now that the holidays are over, can we please fast forward to spring? While Christmas is one of my favorite times of year, January through March has to be my least favorite. With nothing but snow and freezing temperatures in sight, I went with a springlike look for my latest floral arrangement. A girl can dream, right? Spring blooms in pretty pink, purple, and yellow are brightening our bedroom dresser and giving me a glimmer of hope that spring is somewhere around the corner…..

DIY Dresser Floral Arrangement

You will need: 2 white lilies, 2 purple iris, 3 pink wax flowers, 2 pink larkspur, 3 pink carnations, 2 yellow mini carnations, 4 leatherleaf, 3 myrtle, 2 lemon leaf, a vase or bowl, water mixed with floral preservative, clear waterproof floral tape, scissors/clippers/or knife (I use Oasis brand scissors and this knife).

DIY Dresser Floral Arrangement

1. Mix floral preservative with water and fill container. Tape a…

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Chocholate PepperMint Bark Martini

Ingredients
  1. 1 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  2. 0.5 oz. Peppermint Schnapps
  3. 0.5 oz. Vodka
  4. Chocolate Syrup
  5. Crushed Peppermint Candy Cane
Instructions
  1. Add Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Peppermint Schnapps, Vodka and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake, shake, shake.
  2. Place chocolate syrup and peppermint candy on to 2 different plates. Press the martini glass rim in to the chocolate syrup and twist making sure to get plenty of chocolate on the rim then immediately dip into the peppermint candies.
  3. Pour into martini glass and enjoy.

Source: Waiting on Martha via Pinterest