courtesy of michellewellsphotography.ca
There is just something so magical about winter weddings. The crisp weather. The sparkly icicles. The slow falling snow. The dazzling night skies. It’s a perfect setting for romance, snuggling up and dancing the night away with the one you love the most.
And after looking through several of these Frosty the Snowman inspired designs – featuring intricate lighting, crystallized ice sculptures and baby’s breath centerpieces – it’s super hard for me to believe that Old Man Winter remains the least popular season to say ‘I do.’
Below are some of my favorite wintry wonders. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
A dash of twinkling baby’s breath can make all the difference.
courtesy of myweddecorations.blogspot.com
Sprinkle in snowflake lighting to really make ‘em ooh and ahh.
courtesy of eyedialogue.com
Drizzle your decor with draped crystals and create the look of poshly lit icicles.
courtesy of foreverphotographystudio.com
Sculpt an impeccable setting with ice, mini floras and fur (yes fur!!)
courtesy of bellzandwhistlezblog.blogspot
Cover up with a chic cardigan and take your gown to celebrity status.
courtesy of dressestutor.com
Or for the super sassy, try a frisky fur wrap!
courtesy of ungovernableungraceful0211.blogspot.com and Oscar de la Renta via weddinginspirasi.com
Make your cake top pop with Old Man Winter’s prettiest creations.
courtesy of thecakeblog.com
Surround your guest with chilling-inspired love from floor to ceiling — this is by FAR my fave!!!
courtesy of myweddecorations.blogspot.com (top and bottom) and brendasweddingblog.com (center)
December 13, 2011
photo courtesy of instyle.com
Hello, my name is Mary, and I’m a celebrity TV junkie.
There, I said it. And because everyone knows the first step on the road to recovery is admitting you have a problem, I feel some solace in knowing I’ve put it out there for all of you… especially since one of my ultimate guilty pleasures is anything E! related.
Currently, one of the shows topping my list of must-see’s is Joan River’s Fashion Police. The woman has been around for.ev.er both in comedy and fashion bashing, but there is just something about her abrasive nature and no-holds-bar humor that still gets me. She’s literally the only woman who can do what she does and can get away with it.
I like to think it’s mostly because she’s old(er), and everyone knows as many people age, they begin to care a little less… well, about everything… manners, social norms, PC terminology, etc, but I also think it’s because she’s never – and I mean NEVER – afraid to make fun of herself or others. And even though I can’t be certain, I can’t help but think the famous Dr. Seuss quote is her mantra:
Say what you mean and mean what you say, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind :)
Recently on E!’s Fashion Police - co-hosted by Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos and Kelly Osbourne – there was a segment about how this holiday season is all about Winter White! Winter white, which is often times described as a richer, creamier cousin to the white family, is an ideal choice for all you fabulous brides-to-be out there!
Maybe you can’t afford all the name brand designers celebutantes do, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t be inspired! Some of the shorter, sassier numbers would be perf for your rehearsal dinners, not to mention a formal shower or fashion forward bachelorettes! So, without further adieu, here were some of the celeb looks that ranked highest on their list :)
Jessica Alba in Valentino @ the Little Fockers premier (photo courtesy of ohgossip.com)
Anne Hathaway in Valentino @ the Love & Other Drugs premier (photo courtesy of oliviasobsession.com)
Angelina Jolie in Versace @ the Tourist premier (photo courtesy of bloglovin.com)
Gwyneth Paltrow in Emilio Pucci @ the Country Strong premier (photo courtesy of stylelist.com)
Lea Michele in Giorgio Armani @ Billboard's 5th Annual Women in Music Awards (photo courtesy of celinoneto.com.br)
Michelle Williams in Christian Dior @ the Blue Valentine premier (photo courtesy of celebitchy.com)
December 29, 2010
photo courtesy of koleksifoto.com
They say that rain on your wedding day is good luck. It’s said to be a sign of cleansing, growth and prosperity for the bride and groom; so, I figure that SNOW – which is waaaay cooler and stays much longer - has to be doubly as good, right? I knew it :)
Well, even if it’s not, one thing is for sure… it makes for some in-cred-i-ble wedding pictures! And in lieu of the holiday spirit (and the fact that it was the first day for snow in Indiana – whoop whoop!), not only am I dreaming of a White Christmas, but I can’t help but to also dream of sugar plum weddings as well!
Wedding pictures in the snow – for the brides bold enough to bear the cold – really do capture a sense of magic. I mean, who remembers Phoebe Buffay’s wedding to good ‘ole Mike Hannigan on Friends??? Snooowww romantic!!! (Pun intended, haha!) Many pictures look like the pages of a fairy tale, and it’s no wonder… surrounded by crisp white and twinkling ice, any girl would look all kinds of ahhhhmazing!
Just look at these bad boys (and girls, duh!)!
photo courtesy of rebekahwestover.blogspot.com
photo courtesy of robinroemer.com
photo courtesy of grazierphotography.com
photo courtesy of kerrymorgan.com
Haha! (photo courtesy of blog.photoskill.biz)
photo courtesy of manolobrides.com
photo courtesy of english-wedding.com
December 1, 2010