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Megan’s DIY Bridal Shoes

Earlier this week I featured the beautiful bridal jewelry Megan, our launch coordinator here at Artbeads, designed for her spring 2010 wedding. Her elegant pearl and crystal jewelry set complemented her gown perfectly and offered delicate reflections of her green and yellow wedding colors. In addition to her own jewelry designs, Megan also wore sandals […]

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Megan’s Bridal Jewelry

Many fashion savvy and inventive brides are creating their own jewelry for their special day. This DIY approach not only saves money but ensures that the jewelry will reflect the bride’s personal style and perfectly complement the dress and overall feel of the wedding. Our launch coordinator here at Artbeads.com was married last spring and […]

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2011 Bridal Hair Piece Trends

One trend I adore for 2011 is vintage-inspired hair pieces. Reminiscent of old Hollywood starlets, vintage hair pieces add an enchanting finishing touch to a bride’s ensemble and will work beautifully with most hair styles. Bridal hairpieces have added a sense of pomp and formality to weddings for ages and have echoed the pulse of […]

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Wedding Dress Trends, The Bride Wore Color

In 1840, Queen Victoria’s lavish white lace wedding dress sparked a lasting trend for white bridal wear. Prior to the Queen’s lasting fashion statement, blue had been the color of choice since the Middle Ages and had symbolized purity, eventually lending to the phrase “something blue.” Although white continues to dominate the wedding dress scene, […]

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Engagement Ring Trends for 2011

The marriage proposal is definitely one of the most exhilarating, romantic and emotional moments in a girl’s life. The added delight of receiving a sparkling ring heightens these emotions even further and gives us something to remember this amazing moment by because we probably lost our heads in excitement! Engagement rings in 2011 are all […]

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2011 Wedding Color Trends

One of the (many) reasons I’m happy to be getting married this year is the timeless appeal of the 2011 color palettes! The projected wedding colors for 2011 will display vintage undertones, starting off with soft, whimsical hues in the spring and ripening into rich, majestic tones for the fall and winter months. Even the […]

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Wedding Color Trends

Picture courtesy of: purple wedding flowers Perhaps one of most impactful ways to influence the atmosphere of a wedding is through use of color. Whether you envision an extravagant evening in red and gold or a beachside afternoon in bright floral hues, colors help set the overall tone for the event. While weddings have traditionally […]

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January is for Weddings!

Image: Jonathan Fitch / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Well wedding planning that is. Although the fruits of our labor won’t likely be revealed until the warmer months, brides-to-be are in a flurry of wedding preparation this month. More commonly known as the holiday season, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve also host the bulk of marriage […]

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Wedding Jewelry Trends 2010/2011

Spring/Summer In the current global economy the days of the Cinderella weddings are disappearing. But if you are a 2010 bride, don’t fret! Amazing things come in small packages! Many brides are going to backyard or park setting venues, smaller bridal parties and handmade favors and invitations. Color is everywhere and matching is out. Brides […]

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Celebrate National Craft Month

March is national craft month! Celebrate by teaching yourself a new technique, making something fun with your kids, or teaching a class to show off your favorite craft skills. If you need any great craft ideas, check out the Craft Section in the Learning Center at Artbeads.com. We’ve got great ideas, ranging from decorations for […]

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