Monthly Archives: June 2010

It’s a toss-up about writing about all the good ideas here or just the beautiful bride that Jessica was last Sunday! Okay, Jessica speaks for herself, let’s talk about the great ideas. There’s that big, bright yellow(!) bouquet for one! The florist, from our Recommended Vendors list, was Fleur de Lis Florist. They’re here often […]

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Photo Credit: Jason Putsche’ Photography Here’s a really nice way to set the tone of your wedding and make your guests feel welcome from the first moment they arrive. The wrought iron fence next to the gate is the perfect spot for a wreath or spray that says, “Here we are!” to your guests. What […]

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This isn’t how a table usually looks in the Ballroom! That’s lead and a soldering iron and lots of stained-glass restoration and repair supplies.Joe Cardamone from Glass Fusion Studios of Vermont spent the day, along with Baltimore glass artist Anna Croyle, giving the Ballroom windows lots of tender loving care. There was old damage, and […]

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Here’s a great way to add sparkle to the Ballroom fireplace for a warm-weather wedding. Standard votive candles placed in and around our (ceramic) logs mixed with more votives in pretty wine glasses gives a look that catches the eye. Scatter some flower pedals in the hearth (artificial, to protect our floors) and you have […]

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One of the most visually effective  – and cost effective – decorating ideas is to use interesting table linens. An upgrade of roughly ten to twenty dollars per table can go a long way. Compared to the cost of making a flower arrangement work hard to accent a plain table, that’s small money. This colorful floral […]

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