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Charm Bouquets Bring Special Memories To Weddings

Charm Bouquets Bring Special Memories To Weddings

Every bride deserves to be surrounded by family and friends on her big day. But when circumstances prevent a loved one from being at the ceremony, a charm bouquet can provide a way to remember the person the bride so wants to be there in a personal, special way.  A charm bouquet incorporates a photo of someone near and dear to the bride. The photo is inserted in a charm photo holder and attached to the ribbon that holds the bouquet together. The bride can carry the bouquet with the charm facing out for all to see, or turn it...

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Mason Jar Cake Pulls

We just happened upon a creative way to use cake pulls as part of a wedding reception or bridal luncheon. Nancy Ray Photography and Erin McLean Events drummed up a creative entry in Southern Weddings' Ultimate Southern Challenge contest. The duo incorporated cake pulls in individual red velvet cake-filled mason jars. A dollop of cream cheese on top rounded out the yummy dessert. Each jar had a single pull tucked inside, and the ribbon trailed out the top. They call it a "two-in-one wedding cake + wedding favor duo." Check out the finished results and learn more details here.     ...

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Pie Pulls

Brides.com says cheesecake and yummy pies are a 2016 wedding trend, replacing traditional wedding cakes. Maybe wedding cake pulls are now also pie pulls?  http://www.brides.com/blogs/aisle-say/2015/12/anticipated-wedding-trends-for-2016.html  

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Vintage Finds

Vintage Finds

Search "vintage sterling silver charm bracelets" on eBay, and the results stream in like books a library. The screen is populated with bracelet upon bracelet, and each one seems to have a story to tell. It's fascinating to think about who each bracelet originally belonged to and why she chose the charms she did.  A recent perusal of vintage bracelets began with a telephone-themed charm bracelet. Among the charms are a repairman scaling a telephone pole, several iterations of phones, and a spool of telephone wire. Was this worn by someone who worked in the industry? Or was it worn...

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How To Insert Cake Pull Charms

How To Insert Cake Pull Charms

The moment bridesmaids or wedding guests gather to pull their cake charms can be a reception or bridal luncheon highlight. Who pulled the airplane charm? She's bound for a life of travel and adventure! The recipient of the chili pepper charm? Get ready--she's in for red-hot romance! But before the cake pull moment can take place, the charms have to get placed under the cake in a way that won't result in frosting and cake flying everywhere. Luckily, there are a few options for how to do that.  Heather Baird, whose award-winning Sprinkle Bakes blog was named a 2015 Best...

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