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Posts tagged inspiration board of the week
This and That : ferris wheel, balloons, chocolate dresses + more

It's time for the 3rd pick of my favorite inspiration board of the week. This week, I've selected this fun and elegant "Day to Celebrate" inspiration board from The Perfect Palette. I can't help but smile when I look at these photos and colors together.

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BRIDES Dressing Room and Beauty Salon has just launched BRIDES DRESSING ROOM which is the world's first realistic try-on simulation tool allowing any soon-to-be bride to virtually try on hundreds of gowns using her own full body photo. And, the BRIDES BEAUTY SALON {virtual makeup, skin-care, anti-aging visualizations and celebrity hairstyles} can be used on its own or in sync with BRIDES Dressing Room.

Letterpress Special at Ajalon Printing & Design
Ajalon Printing and Design is currently holding an affordable letterpress wedding invitation special. Until August 31, 2011, you can take advantage of 100 one-color letterpress wedding invitations, 110 blank envelopes and 100 one-color enclosure cards for only $499. This is originally a $559 special, so don't let it pass you by.

Chocolate Couture Lollipop Dresses
These Chocolate Couture Lollipop Dresses from Beau-coup are customizable with a gift tag that says “Will you be my Bridesmaid?” or “Will you be my Maid of Honor?” and more. And, yes - these are REAL edible chocolate. Each lollipop is made of creamy white chocolate that is dressed in a mini wedding gown that's made of tissue and draped with tulle. Each LolliDress measures 8.5" tall and is made with 2 ounces of chocolate.

Beau-coup is an affiliate with Brenda's Wedding Blog

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.

This and That : tangerine, seafoam, favor boxes + dress giveaway

I think I'm going to start a new feature for Fridays {in addition to the regular This and That} and I will pick my favorite inspiration board of the week to share with you. What do you think? For today, I'm in love with this tangerine and seafoam inspiration board from Bow Ties & Bliss.

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Mini Gable boxes or Petal Boxes in a Variety Pack from Party Starters
Aren't these just the cutest? Now you can purchase them in packs of 12 for just $22 - 4 of each pattern are included.

Simply Bridal {an online wedding dress store that sells 100% handmade and customized to fit dresses} is giving away a free wedding dress every day for a month starting on Monday August 8, 2011. The promotion details - Enter in Simply Bridal's DAILY Dress Giveaway from Aug 8 - Sept 8 | Tell them your Name, Email Address, and Zip Code to Enter. | No purchase is necessary to enter giveaway.