Winter Wonderland Wedding

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in All Blog Posts, Bridal

Winter Wonderland Wedding

“Moonlight, white satin, roses.  A bride.” Angela Carter, The Magic Toyshop Although May and June have always been popular choices for weddings, December isn’t far behind.  There’s nothing more inspiring than coming in from the cold to a glorious candlelight wedding, then later exiting into a starlit night to wish the couple on their way. I recall witnessing a wedding years ago where a couple glided away in a horse drawn sleigh. As the cheering died down, you could hear sleigh bells jingling far into the distance. At 22” square, this antique wedding handkerchief is, to me, spectacular. ...

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Parisian Romance

Posted on Jul 17, 2014 in All Blog Posts

Parisian Romance

Perhaps no other city in the world evokes such passion as Paris. When it comes to romance, we envision lovers strolling along the Seine, but truth be told, for many it’s the city itself with which they fall in love – body and soul.  Many who protest they’re not “romantic” admit an ardor for the City of Light.  A passion for a city exciting and enticing.  A city of mystery and allure, grandeur and nobility, novelty and originality.  She is simultaneously classic and chic, dashing and demure. She is Paris. Whether sheathed in starlight and sparkling fountains where lovers kiss at...

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Tulip Mania

Posted on May 8, 2014 in All Blog Posts, Floral, Seasons

Tulip Mania

“It’s spring fever.  And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!”  Mark Twain This gaggle of giggling sprites sprinkling sunshine and happiness from corner to corner remind us to rejoice for spring has sprung.   Even when trees remain lifeless and bare, the happy border of crocus and daffodils confirm spring is on its way. “A tree can be tempted out of its winter dormancy by a few hours of southerly sun— the readiness to believe in spring is stronger than sleep or sanity.”...

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Valentine’s Day

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in All Blog Posts, Holidays and Celebrations, Romance

Valentine’s Day

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. Sophocles Searching for just the right Valentine can be like searching for the perfect white shirt, neighborhood that feels like home, or special pet to love. Each offers something special and unique, but only one will speak to your heart. Valentine’s Day is a great time to show the person you love just how much you love them by getting the perfect gift. It could be as simple as flowers or it could be as heartfelt as a gift from WatchShopping. Valentines come in every shape, size and color, with far too many...

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