Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Shoes.....oh no!

So, I thought I had shoes figured out... I was going to get an ivory sandal or peep toe, at least 3" heal, nothing fancy so my dress would shine... but ya know what? That's just not me! I need to have a funky shoe... I think I just do... I started looking at shoes last night and just check some of these out, they are just gorgeous. You know that feeling you have when you put on a fabulous pump? Well, that's the feeling I have to have, it's the final touch to any outfit that just makes you feel awesome! Here are some beauties... what do you think? funky or classic?

Please let me know if any of these images belong to you so I can give you credit!

Monday, March 30, 2009

Take a Break and check out these yummy paintings!

I came across Vanessa Valencia's website, A Fanciful Twist and wanted to post a few of her pics, they are just gorgeous! I love the colors and the layering of media makes her artwork come to life...nice job Vanessa! Oh, I just found out she has a shop on Etsy.... on my way to check it out now!

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Eye Candy

I had to do a trend board when I saw this Wedding featured on The Wedding Chicks, definitely one of my favorite blogs! Check out this link http://www.weddingchicks.com/blog/2009/3/23/navy-pink-wedding-by-amorology-weddings.html I just fell in love with this color combo, so refreshing! And of course I had to throw a few anchors in there! I love anchors!

I grabbed these images from google searches, so if they belong to you just let me know so I can give you credit!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009


I am recently obsessed with patterns, I know they have been around forever, but I love the new use of them, not matching, anything goes, bright & crazy 80's fever or an elegant damask... I love them all! I will find a use for patterns at my my Wedding!

Patterns are from google searches, if one of them is yours, please let me know so I can give you credit!

Honeymoon sneak peak!

ahhhh....the honeymoon is booked, well the first half is! We will be staying at Coco Plum Island Resort in Belize. Colorful beach cabanas with hammocks overlooking the turquoise waters, tours to the mainland if we choose... Coco Plum is a small intimate island (or Caye) with only 10 cabanas. An all inclusive resort with drinks included too! Oh, it will be a tough decision.. to go to the beach or hike through the Mayans... I am so excited!

The second half of the honeymoon we plan to be a little more adventurous and see what the jungle is all about! If anyone has been to Belize I would love to hear about what you did! (Photo Credits: Coco Plum Resort, Belize)

Monday, March 23, 2009


Here is my second trend board, they are so much fun to make! Recently I was on a Wedding Bloggers site: "It's a Jaime Thing", Jaime helped me find some great Caribbean influence and it gave me some great ideas to incorporate into my Wedding. Let me know if you have any ideas!

I grab my images from many different resources, if any of them belong to you please let me know so I can give you credit!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Inspiration Board: Tropical Elegance

An afternoon/evening at the Page's sipping tropical cocktails and nibbling tasty Caribbean delights! The mood is enthusiastic among the varieties of orange and red flowers both in the garden and under the tent...the sun sets and the flowers glow even more radiantly than before. There is a tranquil blue that contrasts with the abundance of the fiery orange decor...calming our senses...the perfect combination.

More inspiration boards to come

Monday, March 9, 2009


I plan on opening an Etsy shop soon where I will sell and custom design collage like stationery (similiar, but different to this Save-the-Date). Let me know if you're interested!


WOW! I really have wedding fever. Yeah, I'm one of those girls. I can’t focus at work, over half of the words come out my mouth include: wedding, bridesmaid, flowers, invitations, guest list, navy, orange, red, etc...It’s so bad that I had to have an agreement with my mom not to talk Wedding for ONE WEEK!! Man, that was tough!!

Actually, this new wedding energy feels awesome. I am serious. Yeah, maybe I'm a little distracted lately at work or with anything that has anything to not do with My Wedding, but it feels pretty cool, to be just so excited to get married to John...

So, because I don't really get that much feed back on my blog, I've decided to post as much as possible for those reading it who don't know me that well...Some of you know that I'm a graphic designer at American Greetings, my fiancee, John works there too, as the electronic sound artist for the music and light technology cards... We designed our Save the Dates and thought I'd post them here for you to see! Also, I thought I'd post some more of my work for all my friends and family to see what I've been up to here in Cleveland, Ohio! Let me know what you guys think!

time to sweat!

Well, the 2009 Self Magazine Challenge has finally started started! Actually it started 2 weeks ago, but I am starting today! If you don’t know what the Self Challenge is, it’s basically an opportunity to log your food intake and exercise on-line for free. Yes, there are lots of places that let you that, but Self provides contests and prizes as incentives to keep you motivated.

My user name is: Godzilla9509 if you feel like looking me up for a challenge!

To sign up, create a user name and password on: http://www.self.com/challenge

Friday, March 6, 2009

my problem!

My problem is that I am to inspired by too many things... you wouldn't think this would be a problem, but I must be the most indecisive person on Earth...just when I finally decide on my centerpiece..I see something else that inspires me and then my mind changes completely! I'm not sure how to change this about myself, I'm 27 so I'll probably never change, soooo.....not sure what to do.....I end up getting stressed out beyond belief! But, then I remind myself WHY I am getting married and that no matter what Our Wedding is going to be awesome and THE MOST IMPORTANT THING is that all my dear guests have a fabulous time dancing to the beats of the steel drum while sipping a caribbean cocktail, mingling, letting loose, and in another world. That's what matters.

it's been too long!!!!


Okay, It has been way too long since I've posted and I promise to be better this year- yes it's already March so a lot of decisions have been made since my last post. The menu is complete! No more changes! Now, it is all decor....tablescapes, centerpieces, flowers, gardens, ponds...etc.etc.... I thought I'd post some of my inspirational pictures for you all to see...and please keep checking back, my goal is to post 3-5 times a week!