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November 2011

AN ECO-FRIENDLY FLOWER OPTION & BUDGET-CUTTING TIPS

11/17/11

AN ECO-FRIENDLY FLOWER OPTION & BUDGET-CUTTING TIPS

Eco-Friendly Flower Option Sola Wood flowers, also called balsa wood and tapioca wood, are small delicate wood flowers that are a popular trend in European floral arrangements—and the unique florals are making their way to the U.S., popping up bridal bouquets, boutonnieres and other wedding staples. Sola wood is a naturally occurring paper product derived from the tapioca plant. The interesting part is that it doesn’t feel like paper but more like a shell you’d find at the beach. Each Sola Wood flower is handmade, making it again appear as though it was carved out of a shell. These dainty wooden flowers not only provide an eco-friendly alternative to real flowers, they are beautiful and inspire a wide variety of design possibilities. Their versatility and...

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ORLANDO BRIDAL DESIGNER, PROPOSAL ETIQUETTE & DISNEY BRIDAL STROLL

11/08/11

ORLANDO BRIDAL DESIGNER, PROPOSAL ETIQUETTE & DISNEY BRIDAL STROLL

ORLANDO BRIDAL DESIGNER SHOWCASE The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes hosted a bridal fashion show and champagne meet-and-greet with Orlando designer Rania Hatoum, who shared her  2012 bridal collection she had just debuted the weekend prior at New York’s Fashion Week. Front-row seats afforded close-up views of Rania’s designs, many of which featured incredible beadwork, with unique patterns that were perfectly tailored. The Dunrobin (pictured here) was a collection stand-out, with elements reminiscent of Kate Middleton’s wedding gown but with an understated back that was  completely elegant. I’m more of the traditional type and prefer long gowns for formal affairs, but some of her short dresses would be nice as second-wedding dresses or as a...

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