At the Stampin’ Up! convention last August, Comeka (aka HowManyCats?!) and I both won a Simply Adorned charm. How fun these have been to create with! In addition to being a fashionable accessory, these charms make a lovely memento. Shower hostesses, bridesmaids, guest book attendants–anyone who has helped make your big event special would be thrilled to. . .[Read More]
Part of the fun of hosting a shower or luncheon for a bride or mother-to-be is adding those extra little touches, the ones that tell the guest of honor how special she is. Imagine how thrilled she–and your other guests–will be to see a tiny treat cup like this one gracing each placesetting on your table. (For a. . .[Read More]
This eight-layer gatefold card was presented to David and Meijie at their California wedding reception this fall. (For a close-up view, click on the image. To zoom in further, click again. Click here to peek inside.) Designed with the aid of My Digital Studio, the card incorporates Chinese tradition and references both bride and groom.
Mrs. H insisted on providing the champagne for the luncheon honoring Meijie. To add to the festiveness of the occasion, I made these charms for the stems of the champagne flutes. (Click on the photo for an enlarged view.) So, you may ask yourself, just how does that stem charm float? Is it magic? A secret? All. . .[Read More]
Napkin ties add such a festive touch to a table setting. For Meijie’s luncheon, I didn’t have time to design something completely new, so I returned to my Autumn Splendor Thanksgiving napkin tie for inspiration. With just a few adjustments, the bridal napkin ties came together beautifully. (Click on the photo for a larger view capturing. . .[Read More]
Look closely and you can see a triple play of shimmer on this place card from the ladies luncheon for Meijie. (Click on picture for an enlarged view.) Shimmer #1: a hint of sparkle from the Shimmery White card stock upon which the name is laser printed. Shimmer #2: a touch of platinum shimmer paint, kissing the edges of. . .[Read More]
On short notice, my mother and I had the opportunity to put together a luncheon honoring Meijie, David’s bride. We cased the tea room and the florist for our color scheme. Now what to make for table decorations? When time is short, but the end result needs to be just right, there’s only one thing. . .[Read More]
After returning from David & Meijie’s reception in California, I learned from Mrs. T (David’s mother) that the happy couple would come back to Texas for a few days before heading home. One call to MuMu and it was settled. A ladies luncheon honoring Meijie was clearly in order. The venue: the beloved tea room where MuMu, Mrs. T and Mrs.. . .[Read More]