Friday, May 7, 2010

What's New in the World of Weddings

Here is a round-up of some of the newest bridal accessories, gadgets, décor, attire, locations and more in the world of weddings.

Forget about disposable cameras. They are an outdated waste of time and money, especially when all your wedding guests will probably have digital cameras or camera phones on them. Just place Stikpics on the table to encourage guests to take photos and then remember to upload them online.

Brides- do you need a little shape wear for under that gown? Check out Leonisa. Their shape wear will put your curves in all the right places.

Brides and bridesmaids may like pocket purses from Flying Daisies. Flying Daisies' pocket purses and are made from top-quality European designer materials. Each bag is sewn from a blend of tapestries and features playful patterns, silks, satins or velour linings. Some even feature buttons made from coconuts.

Keep reading here.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Good Clean Love, one of the pioneers in creating natural, "green" intimacy products, has ditched their original packaging and red, white and black logos for something a little greener- as in the color green.

The new packaging is designed to showcase Good Clean Love's fresh ideas and connection to the world of green living. It also places a large emphasis on the GOOD part of the brand's name which is to point out that the products themselves are good.

Founder Wendy Strgar created the company on the principals of wanting to "make love sustainable". She created a line of natural, organic personal lubricants, body oils and other sensual love products that are free of toxic ingredients and petrochemicals. All of Good Clean Love's products are created with natural and organic essential oils, organic base oils, and they are completely free of parabens and other harmful ingredients that are often found in traditional personal lubricants.

Keep reading here

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Win $$$ By Designing a Toilet Paper Wedding Gown

The sixth annual toilet paper wedding dress contest is now under way. Sponsored by Cheap Chic Weddings this is the 6th year they have held the wildly popular toilet paper wedding gown design competition. Brides to be everywhere are adorning themselves in toilet paper for a chance to win prizes of $1000, $500, and $250.

Honestly though, you don't even have to be a bride to enter. The only stipulation is that you are over 18.The contest began on April 5, 2010 and goes through May 15, 2010. What you need to do to enter is create a wedding gown and headpiece from toilet paper, tape, and or glue. You can even sew it if you wish or combine a little of all the methods. Just don't add any extras like sparkles, jewels or whatnots- only toilet paper.

Continue reading here.

Vampire Movie Wedding Themes

Due partly to the success of Twilight, vampires are a hot commodity. Even when it comes to wedding planning.

If you are planning a vampire theme wedding maybe you should consider basing it on one of your favorite vampire movies.

Bram Stoker's Dracula featuring Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves and Gary Oldman is a classic. Very authentic to the novel and visually glorious those who love the old fashioned Victorian depiction of the romantic vampire will love incorporating this theme into their wedding. For those who are also fans of steampunk you can even toss a few steamed elements into your décor. For attire think lace, corsets, and bustled dresses for the ladies and frock coats, top hats and walking sticks for the gentlemen. Let dark colors like blood red, black, wine and deep purples prevail.If you are looking for something more sleek and modern or maybe a little more badass consider an Underworld movie theme wedding. All theUnderworldmovies seem to be layered in blue tones so for your colors choose steel blue, deep metallic blues, pewter grays, and of course sleek black. Let the sleek modern look prevail in the clothing as well. If the bride chooses to wear white make a sleek and sexy no frills gown with a black or blue belt

Keep reading here.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Contest Winners

Rebecca O won the Marcal Small Steps Starter Pack over at Creatively Green

Misty won the HAAN steamer

Shooting Stars Mag won the book Planet Wedding

and at Shanna won the KidsCraft
cardboard playhouse

More contests coming soon