Picture of the Day ~ July 2nd

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Isn’t this just Breathtaking!! I would so love to get Married or have a Vow renewal here! *Sigh* What about you? I’d love to hear from you.

Gorgeous #wedding setup at @huracancafe in #Puntacana photo via~ http://lacedinweddings.tumblr.com

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See ya on the flip side 😊
🌻Lorie Lee 🌻  
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Elegant Sunflowers

Was so Inspired by this absolutely gorgeous sunflower wedding cake. Via~ Collin Cowie Weddings & Ben The Cake Guy.

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Isn’t just gorgeous?! Have a great weekend everyone! And a Happy Father’s day to all the Awesomely Dads & Dads-to-be! Β πŸŒ»πŸŒ»πŸŒ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜„β€

Creative Reception Table Numbers

Hello my sweets! I hope you all are having a great weekend so far. As you can probably guess, this post is about some awesome, creative ways to display the table numbers at your reception.
Really they can be used for any party or gathering you may be planning.

For anyone who is unfamiliar with wedding/party planning; Table Numbers are used so that your guests can easily find where they are supposed to sit. When you figure out the seating arrangement for everyone, you make individual cards or “escort cards” for each person with the table number & their name on them to put on display. Usually near the entrance to the venue is the best place.

I have heard & read that it is starting to be more of a trend to not have guests “assigned” to certain seats. And I totally get that. I personally did not have them at my wedding. But then again, I didn’t know about it either! I believe there are quite a few good reasons why you might want to have a seating arrangement: It makes counting how many people you’re serving a meal to easier. It helps take away the anxiety of making your guests have to guess where they should sit. On the more extreme end, you or your soon-to-be spouse might have family that just cannot sit near each other without fighting, ect. Heck, maybe you want to just for the fun decorative aspect! It makes your guests feel more involved in your big day to know you made a special place “just for them” at your dinner! And you don’t have to be throwing a party with 200+ guests to want to have a special place for them when they arrive. Either way, I do know when you’re in the middle of planning it is sometimes hard to come up with neat & fun ideas. I can easily do it for others but when it’s for Me I draw a blank lol. So hopefully this will help someone get their creative juices flowing. And maybe you will see something you might have not thought of on your own. I sure know I found a few I would’ve not thought about! Get your pin it buttons ready!

*warning, this post it picture heavy*

(All photos via Pinterest & Etsy.com & are credited to their original artists)

 

 

 

 

~Balloons~

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~Luminaries or Candles~

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~Picture Frames~

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~Buttons~

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~Rocks~

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~Antique or Mismatched Mirrors~

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~Old Photos of the Couple or of Their Families~
*I love the idea of using what year the photo was taken as the Table Number! Too cute!*

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~Destinations~
*Either places you want to go or use photos of places you have been together*

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~Vinyl Records~

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~Plates and/or Tea Cups~

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~Topiary or Greens~

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~Message in a Bottle~
*Perfect for Nautical or Beach Themes*

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~Shells~
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~A Picture of The Number Drawn in Sand~

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~Old License Plates~
*I never would have come up with this! But I love it!*
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~Gothic~

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~Comic Book / Pop Art~

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~Steampunk Victorian~

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~Agate/Geodes Gemstone~

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Are those pretty awesome or what?? I personally LOVE the agate & gemstones. But they’re all so cool! I hope this gives you some ideas for your party or event. For me it really helps to see things put together & draw my ideas from there πŸ™‚ What ones were your favs? Do you have any unique ideas you’d like to tell me about? What did you do for your Table Numbers & Escort Cards? I’d love to hear them! πŸ™‚ Β *All of these ideas can be DYI’ed if you want to. But almost all of them are also available on Etsy.com for your convinence* Β See ya next time!

Peace ✌

❀ Lorie Lee ❀

 

Grey & Lilac Grey Wedding Gowns ~ The Hot Alternative To Blush

Hello lovelies! How is your day this fine freeezzzing winter day? It’s just a bit (meaning a whole lot) cold up here in good old Michigan. Which even though I hate the cold, is really how it is supposed to be up here in January. So I am happy the weather is more “normal” than when we were having Tornados in December! (Btw, I’m a weather nut so weather talk actually intrests me lol)
One good thing about Winter to me is all the Awesomely Gorgeous Winter Weddings & Styled Shoots! We get to see what the many creative minds came up with for all the new Fall/Winter gowns, so exciting! And Soooo many pretties πŸ’–πŸ˜ŠπŸ’–
I was on Pinterest & Etsy.com *Swooning* over all the pretty gowns & decor and such, when I noticed A LOT of new grey/greyish purple wedding gowns on my fav designers sites. Even some old favs are available in grey now. Grey isn’t anything new of course, been around as long as all the other colors lol. But whoa what an influx that seems to be going on this Winter! And of course I’m in Love β™₯β™₯
What seems to be happening, to me anyway, is Blush gowns have become so much part of the “norm” for wedding gowns in the last few years that now Grey is becoming the new “it” alternative color of choice. An alternative to the alternative if you will. Especially for brides who want a bit of color but not be totally “untraditional”. What do you all think? Do you see this trend evolving & are you loving it or not so much? I think it is going to be sticking around for quite a few seasons. Especially with Pantone’s Lilac Grey helping it along! Here are some pretties to help you decide: Enjoy!
(and p.s. – these gowns are from all levels of price ranges)

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"Iris" by Carousel Fashion on Etsy.com

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Gown by Wedding Dress Fantasy

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Lara Designs #32638 By NewYorkDress.com

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"Icidora" by Milamira Bridal on Etsy.com

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"Gardenia" by Carousel Fashion on Etsy.com

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Sweetheart Neckline Pleated Organza Asymmetrical Gown by Wedding Dress Fantasy

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"Beryl" by David Tutera for Mon Cheri

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From Fall/Winter 2015 by Tony Ward

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Grey Gowns by Couture | Paolo Sebastian

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Grey Gowns by Couture | Paolo Sebastian

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Indian Wedding Gown - Designer Unknown

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Grey Gown by Sarah Nouri

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Grey Beaded Chiffon Gowns by Little Mistress

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Vera Wang Textured Draped Organza Wedding Dress at DavidsBridal.com

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Jenny Yoo
'Annabelle' Convertible Tulle Column Dress

Well I don’t know about y’all but I think these dresses are seriously gorgeous! Hope you found something you like today! Now that you’ve had your dose of Dapper, don’t forget to spread the love! See ya next time! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’–πŸŒ·β™₯

🌻 Lorie Lee 🌻

*All Gowns & Photo Credits to the original gown designers & photographers*

Dapper Inspiration ~ Tropical Weddings

    Hello Lovelies! Happy November! Hope you all had an awesome Halloween. Besides the rain, we had a perfect day for tricks & treats! At least it wasn’t snow! Right? lol. So now it is unofficially ‘Holiday Season’ in my neck of the woods. But being the perpetual summer baby that I am, I cannot, nor will I acknowledge anything that relates to that certain opposite season of Summer…..just yet. So to appease my longing for anything Summer-like, I am inspired to share today some inspiration for tropical/destination/beach weddings. So grab a Mai Tai & join me, won’t you? 😆🌴🌺

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Blue Floral Watercolor Wedding. Songjiang Wonderland Continental Hotel & Resort ~ Near Shanghai, China

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Red & Pink Winter Tropical Wedding. The Royal Hawaiian Hotel ~ Hawaii, USA

I know, I know, I said the “W” word! Don’t worry, I put a dollar in the swear jar already…. 😆👍

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Aqua Royal Blue & Gold Wedding. Savannah Beach, USA

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Fuchsia & Purple Fiesta Wedding at Hacienda Cocina Y Cantina in Mexico

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Sunshine Yellow & Purple Hawaiian Wedding. Aloha Weddings in Hawaii, USA

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Sea Glass & Lavender Wedding. By SandPetalweddings.com in Flordia, USA

Definitely wanting to dip my toes in the sand now! See y’all on the flip! 😆💖✌

🌻 Lorie Lee 🌻