Inspiration

GREENERY, TEXTURED PATTERNS, AND PRETTY PURPLE HUES: 2018 WEDDING TRENDS

I confess…It’s been a while since B.Mingled has blogged. The past year of 2017 has brought us the excitement of babies, parenting, new homes, and crazy 2017 business adventures. Social media has been low on the priority list, but with a little outside encouragement (my website manager told me I HAVE to get a better…

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WEDDING WIRE WORLD 2016: A SENSORY EXPERIENCE

Two weeks ago I had the profound opportunity to attend Wedding Wire World 2016. I wanted to share with you my “take away” from this experience… When I entered the vast hall at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, I was greeted by smoky purple lights, pumping dance music, a sea of chairs, and hundreds of…

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PINTEREST WORTHY WEDDING TRENDS FOR 2016

Let me start off by saying I am SUPER excited for the out-of the box wedding trends for 2016! We would be here all day if I told you about all of them, so instead, I selected 4 of the trends that I think will be the most “Pinterest worthy” this wedding season. Unique Sweet…

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“EMBRACING NATURE TO CENTER YOUR LIFE”

In November, I was given the profound opportunity to travel to Kyoto, Japan to take a private Hana-Isho Ikebana class with Master Kimiko Yamamoto. Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arrangement. Most Ikebana style arrangements are created from materials in your garden. Items that you find while walking in the woods and ultimately through “being one” with nature.…

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B.MINGLED HOLIDAY “SIP & SING”

This past Friday, B.Mingled Weddings and Events hosted it’s first ever Holiday Sip and Sing! What is a Sip and Sing you might ask??…..only one of the most enjoyable ways to ring in the holiday season with friends and family. As a singer, I have always been accustomed to going to events where singing and performing are involved, but…

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JANUARY WEDDINGS: WINTER DIY TIPS & DECOR

Tips and DIY Décor for a Winter Wedding I recently joined the B. Mingled Weddings and Events team over the summer and let me tell you…it has been a fun learning experience! Working with such talented people has inspired me to put my creativity to work. I am looking forward to 2015 and the other weddings and…

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THREE PRETTY FLORAL DESIGNS: KEEPING IT SIMPLE

Sometimes the best designs in life are the simple ones. This holds true for many things, but especially flowers. Pretty colors, fragrant petals, and low maintenance…we like it! We have picked 3 simple designs to implement in your home, make & give as gifts, or to use to decorate for a special occasion. Better Homes…

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ETSY FINDINGS: LITTLE LADIES WEDDING DAY FASHION

There is one word to fully describe seeing a little girl all adorned in frilly dresses with flowers in their hair: ADORABLE…completely & utterly so! These three pictures will make any bride smile and offer inspiration for their own flower girls who will be participating in their big day. https://www.etsy.com/shop/BellaBeanCouture Incorporate fluffy skirts and big,…

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HOME ENTERTAINING WITH ETSY

As a crafter at heart, I am immensely fond of Etsy. For those of you who have no idea what Etsy is—> stop right now and click on the link: www.etsy.com (you will not be disappointed)!! I am in the process of becoming a new home owner and have a million ideas floating in my imagination of…

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INVITES, MENU CARDS, AND A BUNCH OF PRETTY

I have been searching around gathering ideas for stationary for my own wedding. There are a ton of great sites to get inspired and collect ideas. Recently, I was exploring the pages of Brides.com and discovered a few very stylish designs. Nautical, whimsey, and just plain pretty, www.brides.com has such a variety with links to purchase, that there is…

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