Monthly archives:January 2012

Charming Deet #018: "Etsy Friday 1.27.12"

We are beginning a new tradition here with A Pinch of Charm…Etsy Fridays!! If you are not familiar with Etsy, prepare to fall in love. Etsy is a website where individuals or companies sell their handmade or vintage items. Not only do we want to encourage you all to support these sellers, but hopefully you will see some goodies that will help you for va[...]

Charming Deet #017 "Keepsake Guest Books"

There have been some incredible ideas for guest books lately! Think about doing something that is uniquely special to you as a couple. We always recommend taking advantage of opportunities to make certain details of your big day personal and special to YOU! You may ADORE some of this inspiration(we sure do!), or they might inspire a new idea. Puzzle pieces [...]

Charming Deet #016 "The Children Are Our Focus"

You hope that your wedding guests will dance the night away and have a banging time, but what about kids?! There can definitely be a dilemma between having a kid’s table or not. Would the kids just rather sit with their parents? Will everyone get along? Soo…what do they do??? I would suggest having a table, or at least an area targeted towards ki[...]

Charming Deet #015 "Be a Famous Love Story"

Engagement shoots have so many possibilities. If you and your hubby-to-be are not so keen on those stylized, smile at each other, okay kiss now photo shoots, maybe your answer is to think of your favorite movie.  I am drooling over this “Water for Elephants” themed shoot. Besides it being so unbelievably gorgeous, these pictures also achieve the [...]

Charming Deet #014 "Come Rain Come Glam"

For many brides their worst nightmare would be rain on their wedding day. And yes, your hair might get a little frizzy, and you might have to change your ceremony spot. But, the last thing you should be worried about is having bad pictures.  Besides the practical purposes, umbrellas can be great photo props for your treasured shots. So make sure you avoid ha[...]

Charming Deet #013 "Shock and Awe"

If you want to avoid a cookie-cutter wedding you should consider what I think is one of the most important ideas for any reception: SURPRISE YOUR GUESTS! I mean SHOCK them, really keep them guessing what crazy things your party has coming.   Imagine it’s about 9 o’clock and while the music is still bumping, the night will soon be over. But what’s that [...]