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Entries from May 2008

Another kind of Destination Friday-Sweet Treats

May 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

There are so many components to a warm and successful wedding. One design cornerstone we try and illustrate for brides is to take functional basics such as the seating card table, the cocktail reception bar, a sweet station or “to go”  sweet boxes-and turn them into “destinations” for guests. Another key component of a successful wedding is the flow of […]

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Inspiration Tuesday-The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch & the Modern Bride Trendsetters Awards

May 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I am taking a bit of a left hand turn today. I normally post gorgeous photographs to inspire you-but today I want to blog about yesterday. Yesterday I had the pleasure of appearing on the Big Idea with Donny Deutsch (proof to my mother that I have made it) and attending the Modern Bride Trendsetters Awards Dinner at […]

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My Mother-Sharon Lord Naeole

May 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This is a photo of my beautiful mother on her wedding day. She was 19 years old (wow!). Today is my birthday (forget it-I’m not telling) and I thought it would be nice to tell her-before Mother’s Day-how much I love her and how lucky I am. She is a very unique and indomitable spirit. […]

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The Details that Make the Difference

May 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

These elements are some of my personal favorites. I gravitate to them again and again like old friends. Pussywillows are fantastic branch around the holiday season. Ferns are like natures delicate feathers. They mix beautifully in so many many stories. Bittersweet is vibrant and dramatic for large arrangements. Stones are so versatile. They are earthy, […]

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Talk about Destination Friday!!

May 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

  Okay…. I admit it-I have snuck off for 3 days for a little R&R. Talk about the ultimate Destination Friday!! I hopped on a Jetblue plane from JFK at 6:50 a.m. and arrived in Nassau at 9:50 a.m. Next step-grab a taxi to the private terminal and board Rosie’s shuttle to North Eleuthera, Bahamas. Final destination- the Rock House […]

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