With the final wedding rehearsal under their belts and last minute errands being run the young couple now await Friday's nuptials leaving us to wonder..... What will the flowers look like? Will Kate wear a tiara? Who will arrive at the Abbey with William? What colour of tie will the groomsmen be wearing? What will the cake look like? Will she change dresses for the reception? The list questions is endless.
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1. Create several small floral arrangements by bunching flowers of your choice into small bouquets using fine florist wire or small elastics. Place arrangements into egg cups and fill with water.
2. Group the egg cups in the centre of your dining table to make a unique centrepiece for any spring occasion.
*Perfect centrepieces for brunch, bridal showers, intimate weddings, baby showers and more.
The Hyacinth 1 1/2 tsp Blueberry Syrup 4 oz of Sparkling Wine 1. Pour syrup into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a few fresh blueberries. Blueberry Syrup 1 pint blueberries 1 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/4 cup water
1. In a small saucepan, place all ingredients over medium heat. Bring to boil, reduce temperature to low and cook for 4 to 5 minutes until berries soften. Remove pan from heat, strain syrup and cool.
*Syrup keeps in fridge for 2 weeks.
"EARTH DAY is the first holy day which transcends all national borders, yet preserves all geographical integrities, spans mountains and oceans and time belts, and yet brings people all over the world into one resonating accord, is devoted to the preservation of the harmony in nature and yet draws upon the triumphs of technology, the measurement of time, and instantaneous communication through space".
Her words are still heard around the world; as today is the
With Easter right around the corner and many brunches to be served. Why not send your guests home with a touch of Spring?
Plant patches of wheat grass, available at your local garden centre, in ceramic tea cups or small terracotta pots with matching saucers. Purchase foil covered chocolate eggs and place them around the grass and perch one or two foil covered chocolates on the saucer. And VOILA!
*This favour is perfect for all year round too! Sans the foil chocolate eggs of course.
These vintage inspired cake toppers are a unique twist on the traditional. They will add fun and whimsy to any cake from a 40th Anniversary to a baby shower to a wedding cake. Shabby chic toppers will always be in style; and can be used time and time again.
Check out all of the available designs and colours on Etsy
Vera Wang once said, "Every bride deserves to have a great design. I believe the bride knows who she is and how she wants to look and feel on her special day. Every gown I create reflects that respect for other women and how much design means to me".
White by Vera Wang is a 2011 bridal collection full of breathtaking pieces that was exclusively created for David's Bridal (the dresses are already available on their online shop) with prices starting from $600 USD. The dresses are exquisite, made mainly from organza, tulle, taffeta, hand cut lace and are completed with horsehair sash and other accessories.
-Is a seductively Spanish bouquet of dark berries, lavender, rose and smoky Indian spices. Paired with it's vibrant blackberry and candied cherry flavours that are lifted by zesty minerals and it's impressive finish that features pure berry bliss makes you left wanting more. Serve this wine with a hearty fare like a beef or vegetarian stew or with
Did you know that the April 1st Tradition in France includes poisson d'avril (translated as April's Fish), which is the attempt to attach a paper fish to an unsuspecting victim's back without being noticed. In Scotland the April Fool's Day is traditionally called Hunt-The-Gowk Day; Gowk mean cuckoo or foolish person in gaelic. And historically in Denmark their tradition of April Fool's Day is actually celebrated on May 1st (although modern Danish society celebrates on April 1st too).