Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Easy to do Wedding Themes A wedding theme is what ties the whole ceremony together. Picking a theme that expresses not only the love between you and your future spouse as well as a little bit of both of your personalities is a necessity. Sometimes picking something this monumental out can be stressful. We are going to give examples of five themes that are not only inexpensive, but easy to recreate. The first theme is one that can have a venue that is practically free! A nautical wedding! This can be done without having everyone dress up as spongebob. Stick Read More →

Buying an Engagement Ring Without Breaking the Bank When a couple first starts out the money can usually be tight. When women are looking for engagement rings they want a big statement diamond and a fabulous setting. Being able to get your girlfriend the ring of her dreams without breaking the bank may seem like a far stretched dream, but it is actually achievable. The Metal Don’t get a ring set in platinum. Platinum is one of the most sturdy, yet expensive metals on the market. Per pennyweight (DWT) platinum is currently selling for $42.55, silver is only going for Read More →

Great Gatsby Inspired Jewelry for Less The film that has everyone inching to the edge of their seat, The Great Gatsby has inspired a whole new trend of jewelry and style. Art Deco inspired jewelry has taken over 2013 from hit television shows such as Downton Abbey, sequences in American Horror Story and the movie that everyone is currently raving about The Great Gatsby. Jewelers such as Tiffany & Company have released an assortment of vintage style jewelry, but the pricing is a bit drastic. We have found jewelry that will make a statement for less of a cost than Read More →

The Newest Trend: Art Deco & Vintage Style Engagement Rings The Art Deco and Vintage style ring is one of the most popular engagement ring styles of the year. We would like to give a special thanks to entertaining movies and television shows such as The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey. People are becoming obsessed with the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The jewelry is being recreated by not only small jewelry businesses, but even Tiffany & Co. Tiffany’s just released their annual Blue Book which is predominately art deco and vintage styled jewelry. Art Deco jewelry is mostly geometrical designs Read More →

When is a Good Time for Marriage Depending on the relationship you have with your significant other can have an impact on the amount of time it takes for you to become engaged. It is a huge step for a man to get down on his knee and propose, but we are going to tell you from a statistic standpoint when a relationship usually takes the next step. Remember ladies you know your man. You know his personality better than any blog writer or friend so make sure you have a conversation about marriage and the future before you assume Read More →

Top 5 of the Newest Engaged Celebrities 1. Nate Berkus, Nate has found love again, after the tragic death of his former fiance during the 2004 Indian Ocean Nate found his way back into the dating scene and now plans on marrying Jeremiah Brent. Berkus popped the question on top of Macchu Piccu in Peru. He proposed on April 8th and Jeremiah tweeted a photo of the engagement. 2. Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. The pair started dating back in November 2011 and now have finally become engaged! These two are one of our favorite couples in hollywood! After Olivia Read More →

Should a Woman Pick out her Engagement Ring Did you know that 28% of women reject a proposal if they hate the ring? Although this might seem like a stretch for some women it does happen. So our question to you is do you want to be completely surprised when your significant pops the question, or do you want to help choose the engagement ring? This is a tricky subject because all women are different, but according to Tacori.com less than 25% of women want the proposal to be a surprise. Another statistic to throw your way is that approximately Read More →

5 Wedding Cake Alternatives Skipping out on the wedding cake might seem strange at first, but in reality not everyone loves cake. Wedding cakes are definitely the more traditional route. With the years changing so are the wedding trends. There are more alternatives to wedding cakes that will take your mind off of the thought of even wanting a cake!  1. Cake Pop Wedding Cake Cake pops are the hottest trend. So many people are obsessed with these things! For those of you who haven’t had a cake pop yet, go immediately to the store and buy one! There is Read More →

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding   The appropriate attire to a wedding is a must. The confusing thing about summer wedding’s are that no one really knows what color scheme to stick to and what style dresses to buy. Depending on the location (if it is an inside event or outside) can have an impact on the attire. Another thing to keep in mind is the summer fashion colors are now out and posted on various websites. It is a mixture of base colors such as beige, cool colors like blues, and of course warm colors like orange Read More →

Spotlight On: The Sapphire Engagement Ring The sapphire is a unique stone that has been dated back centuries. It is unique in the fact that it is the second hardest crystal made from the earth’s crust. This gemstone is currently becoming the hottest trend of 2013! Stars such as Elizabeth Hurley and Kate Middleton have sapphire main stones in their engagement rings. The Mystical Powers of a Sapphire The reason people gravitate towards this gemstone isn’t only because of its deep blue color, but because of the spiritual ambiance it gives off. Dating back centuries, people used to use the Read More →