By Colleen Sullivan

Valentine’s Hidden Message Cupcakes

  When I initially started planning this post I had intended to make Valentine’s Day fortune cookies. I now know that fortune cookies are no joke to make. I kept reading all of the recipe comments about how tricky it is to master the texture and shape of the cookie and truth be told I […]

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By Colleen Sullivan

Surprise Wedding Shoes

via Whether you go for something comfy, something stylish, something functional or something blue, your wedding shoes stay mostly hidden under your gown so you can sport a fun shoe without taking away from the rest of your more traditional attire. These are a few of my favorite unexpected shoe picks.

By Colleen Sullivan

Valentine’s Gifts For Him

  1. Gap Kisses Boxers ($12.50), 2. Metrokane Electric Corkscrew ($45), 3. Mark and Graham Secret Message Cufflinks ($149) 4. Coach Passport Case ($118), 5. Vineyard Vines Hearts Tie ($75), 6. Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Cologne ($75-$95) Moving on to the guys… Here are a selection of fun and festive gifts to shower your Valentine. If […]

By Colleen Sullivan

11 Sweet Petal Alternatives for Your Flower Girl

  As times change, traditions can change too, so have a little fun and give your flower girl a new item to carry down the aisle. Flowers aren’t for everyone, so choose something that reflects your style or personality, and give this tradition a little twist. A fun choice, balloons offer a variety of ways […]

By Colleen Sullivan

Three Ways to Personalize Your Bridesmaids Gifts

As the bride, it’s your special day!  But you know you wouldn’t want to celebrate this day without your closest girlfriends, and that is why you asked them to be your bridesmaids.  These are the ladies that have been with you through thick and thin, that have cried with you when your heart got broken, […]

By Colleen Sullivan

What Do Your Wedding Flowers Mean?

While you’re busy browsing for inspiration for your wedding, it can be easy to just focus on bouquet and décor color when it comes to flowers. But did you know that many blooms also have a hidden meaning or association? For a fun and meaningful touch to your wedding, think about your theme and what […]

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By Colleen Sullivan

Picking Your Something Blue

When it comes to your wedding day, there is no wrong or right. Whether you want springtime nuptials with lots of floral and pastel color schemes or a romantic winter wedding complete with deep hues and sparkles, today’s brides truly have the ability to create the wedding of their dreams. Every bride has her own […]

By Colleen Sullivan


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By Colleen Sullivan

5 Creative “Leather” 3rd Anniversary Gifts

I’m back with another year of creative anniversary gifts! If you missed my picks for years 1 (paper) or 2 (cotton), you can check them out here. The traditional year 3 gift is leather. This one can get a little expensive so I tried to choose functional gifts that are worth the investment. Pandora Leather Bracelet ($55), […]

By Colleen Sullivan

Tying the Knot Necklace

This knotted bar necklace ships in a pretty gift box, ready to gift to the members of your bridal party! Inside cover of the box includes a gift message that says, “I Couldn’t Tie the Knot Without You”.

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By Colleen Sullivan

Bracelet Flask

Sneak your drink in this stainless steel bracelet flask! The bangles are available in three colors – gold, rose gold or rainbow – and hold up to 3.5oz of beverage. Bangles can be personalized with a name, date or message in white vinyl.

Personalized Floppy Sun Hat in natural, white or black by The Paisley Box
By Colleen Sullivan

Personalized Floppy Sun Hat

Personalized this wide brim floppy sun hat with your new last name! This wide brim floppy sun hat can be embroidered with the name/message of your choosing.

By Colleen Sullivan

It’s A Beautiful Day Bag

This tote would make a perfect wedding or Bachelorette welcome bag! Bag features a celebratory message on a durable tote your guests would use long after your special day.

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By Colleen Sullivan

Customizable Champagne Balloon

Fill this giant Rose Gold champagne balloon with helium and make it the centerpiece of any party! Champagne balloons are shipped blank so you can customize them with your own special message.

PRE-ORDER! This item will be available to ship on or about 6/5/19.

By Colleen Sullivan

Countdown Letter Board

Use our little pink letterboard to count down the Days Til’ Due Day, Days Ti’l I Do, Days Til’ Summer, Days Til’ Graduation, etc.! The Letterboard ships with a full set of 290 letters so can also be used to display quotes & messages.

By Colleen Sullivan

How To Write A Thank You Note

Notecards by Designs by Nicolina How important are thank you notes when you receive a gift? Truthfully, it depends on the giver. Some will never even notice that they never received a formal note of appreciation, while others would be greatly perturbed if they didn’t get some form of recognition in the mail. In an […]