Michelle Rago, Ltd.—Blog

Entries from September 2008

Anchors Aweigh.

September 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Navigating your Wedding Design.   Set along Barnegat Bay-we used the water as our inspiration. Bonnett Island, New Jersey. I loved the crushed shell walkway and the Praying Mantis was an eager guest at the ceremony! We used local navigational charts as the back-drop for the seating card board. We purchased silver shackles from a boating [...]

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Posted in: Our Travels · The Detail that made the Difference

Elegant Bride

September 23rd, 2008 · 11 Comments

Whoo hoo! Check out the fall issue of Elegant bride-that’s our bouquet on the cover!!

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Posted in: The Detail that made the Difference · Trends · Uncategorized

Audrey, Audrey, Audrey.

September 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

  I have always been a big fan of all things vintage. I am captivated by the styles of the 40′s, 50′s and 60′s.  I especially love films from that period-what the characters wear, how their homes are decorated, and even the cars they drive. I find movies and books from this period a great source of [...]

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A ribbon in the sky for “your” love.

September 12th, 2008 · 9 Comments

  I don’t know whether it is because I grew up in Princeton, which is a very preppy town, but I loooooove ribbon. Ribbons were a constant fashion accessory during my formative years – ribbons in my hair, ribbon belts, ribbon headbands, even ribbon purses. Cut to today and~voila~I get to use ribbon all over the place!! For [...]

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The wedding design that single handedly changed my view of fall flowers!

September 9th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I am-strike that- was a committed spring flower devotee. This color palette and design has turned my head. I loved working with this bride and her mom because they had tenacity and style…a winning combination for any creative team. A simple hand-painted sign adorned with roses, dahlias and viburnum berry is the perfect eye catcher [...]

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