Wednesday, July 30, 2008

A Map to Go with the Invitations

Getting a wedding invitation is a nice treat, but when it's different, then it's even better. Cool is the word I can describe for Invitation Maps, which are maps that are custom designed for your wedding invitations, including those save the date cards. They offer several packages consisting of your choice of font style and icon. The interesting aspect is that they offer a free matching website for the invitations. Check 'em out at:

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Spending on the Dress

How much would you be willing to spend on something that you're only going to use once? That all depends on the purpose I suppose! And if that reason is a wedding gown, then there's no rational way to deal with it because every bride is different. Some can spend a minimum of $800 on a dress, while others can go all the way to the moon (that is $10K or more). This interesting article should help you thing about what and how to spend your money when considering the dress. Another option, though, that the article didn't cover is what about custom-made gowns, how much do those cost to make?

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Wearing a Wedding Hat Instead of a Veil

I've always loved wearing hats. So why not opt for a pretty hat as a headpiece instead of a veil. It's so vintage and so romantic! I searched the web for some vintage headpieces and so far, I found this place called That Hat! based in Wilmington, North Carolina, that makes custom hats. Just right for the bride who wants to have something custom-made. Wearing a hat is also a nice accompaniment to a dress when attending a bridal shower tea. Below is a picture of some her creations, look at the ivory one (3rd hat):