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This and That : Violet and Royal Blue succulents, pearls + more

It's time for my 2nd pick of my favorite inspiration board of the week to share with you. This week, I've selected this Peach, Violet, Ink and Royal Blue Color Palette from Flights of Fancy {the blog for BetsyWhite}.

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Jane Basch Revamps the Traditional Pearl Bracelet
This bracelet is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!! Jane Basch takes the traditional pearl bracelet and makes it fresh and modern. By combining strands of pearls with gold chains, she shows the versatility and the timelessness of the classic wedding gift. Chic and elegant, Jane's Pearl Multi Strand bracelet is the perfect piece for any bride to wear on her wedding day and cherish for a lifetime. is the unique service that has helped over 80,000 brides change their last name with ease from the comfort of their own home. Launched in the U.S. in 2006 and in Canada just this year, the website streamlines the name-change process securely and accurately, including: passport, social security card, driver's license, medical and insurance accounts, utility bills, student loans, voter registration, etc. It costs just $29.95 and this gets a new bride a 6 month membership, giving her plenty of time.

New Contest For Wedding Gown Stories
"The Wedding Gown Project: One Day, One Dream, One Dress" writing competition is a non-fiction, memoir, blogging, essay-style contest for any person who is currently planning on buying a wedding dress or has worn a wedding gown. Documentarian and Author Donna Guthrie is compiling these stories for a documentary she will be working on in 2012. Entries must not exceed 500 words. Only original and previously unpublished work will be accepted. All entries must be postmarked by November 30, 2011 and mailed to The Wedding Dress Project, PO Box 7288, Colorado Springs, CO  80933 to be included in the competition.