Monday Funday: Oreo Themed!

Happy Monday everyone, we hope you enjoyed your weekend and are ready for a productive work week! So, apparently on March 6th is national Oreo day.  Today for our blog we are going to be talking about black and white themed weddings and all the puns that come along with it! “Oreo going to be at my wedding?” “Oreo going to the wedding” 

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Simple and classic is always going to be a trend, the touch of the black makes it so interesting!

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Cake are becoming more and more elaborate, which is amazing! We love the personalized details. 

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Have your ladies be dressed in black beside you, then you stand out even more than you already will! 

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Want a white dress but black access pieces? Have a jacket made so that all the colors are incorporated! 

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If you don’t want a cake but you still need a dessert bar this is perfect, and super cute! 

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Friday: Up Up and Away

Happy Friday everyone! We are very excited for the weekend and we hope you all are too! While I was driving to work the other day and I saw a hot air balloon. I thought to myself I wonder how many people incorporate those into their wedding or just balloons in general. A lot of couples use greenery or flowers but using balloons for decorating or for Save the Dates are becoming more popular. 

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Everyone is obsessing over the big balloons, they are perfect for save the dates! 

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If you want to add texture to the balloon and for the photo, tie ribbons to it like these girls did! It definitely makes it fun too! 

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Have balloons made with Mr. and Mrs. on them for photos, then you guests can use them as props for photos throughout the night! 

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Leaf stamped balloons are super cute! They give off a boho trend and the clear balloon is to die for! 

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Clear balloons are pretty popular, they now are used for save the dates and other design elements. 

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If you really want to have a balloon aspect, have a hot air balloon! 

Everyones wedding is different and we love seeing what each couple does! We hope that couples keep doing more original design elements to truly make their wedding their own! 

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Friday Funday: District of Columbia themed!

Happy Friday everyone! We hope that you all had a great week and are excited for the weekend! As I travel back to the nations capital, all I am thinking about is everything D.C! So many people do themes for their wedding but the D.C. theme is always the most used one.  It can be done so tastefully and transform your wedding into a classic. 

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Give your guest a Washington themed welcome bag! That way they have all of your favorite places! 

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The Hay-Adams has one of the most spectacular views in all of D.C. if you want you really want the Washington theme then the Hay-Adams is the place for you! 

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Your cake is a place where this detail can be incorporated, these little details are so special! 

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We love table numbers! We see so many different ideas for them and this is by far one of our favorites! 

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Another great place with an amazing view the Newseum has the perfect place for a rooftop wedding! 

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Monday Funday: Wintery Woodland

Happy Monday to all of our bloggers, we hope you had a great weekend!  We are ready for a productive week as February comes to a close! We are still dreaming of warmer weather but since we got this snow storm its a little bit of a reality check! Winter weddings are so beautiful, with all the evergreens and pine cones! With this little bit or snow this weekend I bet it made for some beautiful photos. 

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Table settings set the theme of weddings, having the evergreens as your centerpiece is always an idea! 

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We love creative escort cards, they are so fun for the guests to receive! 

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We are obsessed with ring and detail shots! So many people forget about all the small things when they could be the most important!

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Cakes have taken a whole new turn, they are becoming more and more detailed and we are loving it! 

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Florals are so gorgeous, especially when they are centerpieces as well as bouquets! 

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Incorporate it into the grooms boutonni√®re! 

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Friday Funday: Passport to love!

Happy Friday! We hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend, because we sure are!  With one of our patchettes getting ready to fly to Florida on Sunday, we were talking about all the destinations we wanted to go! No matter how far you are traveling destination weddings are always so fun! There’s just something about packing up and traveling for a long weekend that everyone enjoys! 

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Want a quick get away to Pairs? Make sure you get the iconic photo! 

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These two decided to tie the knot where Star Wars was filmed, cool right?!

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Give your guests something to remember your day and that they can always use!

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We love creative escort cards! They make everything better! 

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Having your wedding on the beach? Turn an old boat into your bar! 

We are dreaming of all the places we still have yet to visit looking at all of these gorgeous photos! We hope this makes you dream of warmer weather and sunshine! Lastly, don’t forget to check back in with us on Monday for more trends! 

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Trend Alert: Translucent Touches!

New trends are popping up everywhere after the 2017 weddings finally came to a close.  One of the trends that we are most excited about are the acrylic pieces! Anything from the invitations, clear tents, wall to ceiling windows, and clear tables. People want a clear clean design and thats what translucent pieces have to offer. 

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Everyone wants their invitation to stand out, having a acrylic invitation is definitely a way to do so! 

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Acrylic bar menus are also another way to make it stand out! The hanging aspect is also a huge plus! 

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Hanging escort cards are becoming more and more popular, but adding the acrylic aspect is definitely going to be on trend! 

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The added modern look with the classic gold calligraphy is a stunning look! 

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Table numbers can be another place where acrylic is displayed. Add flowers or other textured object behind it so it will add depth to your centerpiece! 

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A display box for the acrylic is something special, it make an already beautiful invitation stand out even more! 

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Acrylic tents are also becoming more and more popular, they give structure but also let in the night sky and can be decorated with more modern lights.  

Acrylic pieces will make your wedding stand out, whether it’s the invitations or a tent it will definitely catch peoples eyes! Be sure to follow us at The Dandelion Patch on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Trend Alert: Carpet Composition

Interestingly enough, psychological experiments have revealed that walking on carpeting induces less stress than walking on hard wood flooring, so it’s certainly no wonder that carpets and rugs have gained attention in the magical realm of wedding decor. Not only are they comforting to the spirit (for wedding couple and guests alike), but they also exist for their versatility as flooring. Would you consider a single elaborate, statement-making piece, or perhaps feature multiple for a more artistic, hodge-podge aesthetic? Powerful compositions of texture and intricate ornamentation give way to gorgeous, one-of-a-kind photography!

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Eat like royalty with rich, luscious carpeting under your feet!

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Arrange multiple carpets into an innovative aisle! Embrace the spontaneity!

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A carpet-lined staircase contributes both richness in quality and dimensional depth to your conventional curtain backdrop.

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A picnic reception with cushions and miniature tables! Count me in!

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Heighten the spirits with a pop of color! Be bright! Be bold!

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Let the carpet speak for all!

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Battle it out, but only soft surfaces, of course.

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Float away blissfully with a beautifully woven base!

If you’ve seen our pretty paper gallery, you’ll know that we’re certainly not strangers to textures or patterns! Follow The Dandelion Patch FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more trendy topics coming your way!

Doting on Dots, Part Two: People & Parties

In Monday’s “Part One: Cakes & Bakes“, we posted about all things sweet and Swiss-dotted. Here, we give you Part Two, a compilation of similarly patterned reception decor as well as some delightfully dotted wedding fashion pieces for further inspiration!

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Sweet dotted accents gently drift along to the breeze – it’s absolutely feasible if you’re looking for that level of calm and cool!

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Add a nibble of of chic coziness to your reception with Swiss-dotted table cloth!

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A pretty bow in the back brings a lovely fairy tale quality to this magical day!

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But they also work in Boho, beach-themed celebrations! This time, don’t hesitate to deck out in dots from head-to-toe!

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Not too plain, not too fancy – what a way to subtly show off your exquisite taste!

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OR even consider donning a pair of adorably spunky socks down that aisle! Pair it with  pattern-less white shoes for a perfect balance!

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Let’s talk hair accessories! Try out a short, dotted veil for a more non-traditional presentation! We think this blusher veil would be especially fitting for a country or rustic-edged wedding!

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Swiss dots have a magical ability to mix n’ match with many other patterned material, such as the floral swirl patches at the edges of this fingertip-length veil.

Surely after all this, you must want to give this texture a try! Don’t just limit your options to decor and wedding wear – consider applying them to your paper goods? You tell us what you want, and we’ll work with you to produce some gorgeous invitations in preparation for your gorgeous wedding! Be sure to follow The Dandelion Patch on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Doting on Dots, Part One: Cakes & Bakes

Not just any dots, now – here we’re specifically talking Swiss dots, as in the cute, teeny-tiny ones that settle adorably against its a constant background. The “dotted Swiss” (coined to describe tiny raised dots against transparent tulle material) patterning has hung around since the 19th century, but has, since then, expanded beyond its original fabric definition. Its widespread involvement in the wedding industry has brought about the application of this texture on wedding dessert too, making cakes look absolutely darling! Due to the general popularity of this look, we’ve decided to divide the topic into two separate blogs, with part two coming on Friday!

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Section them out with zigzags to create “nice negative space”, an art professors might critique.

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Flatter, smaller, much more accessible – a form that’s all the better to eat ’em in!

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Traditionally, Swiss dots come white on white, but there’s no harm in playing around with some brighter hues and values!

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Or, use the dots as a coordinating agent when it comes to cake design!

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What a neon surprise! Flourescent dots certainly add a “zing” to the cake!

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Mini-cakes should adopt the Swiss dot concept too!

Feeling inspired to generate some Swiss-dots-patterned stationary for your next event? Call up The Dandelion Patch for an appointment to discuss and create a unique design, or connect with us through FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Fountains of Love (for Food!)

A good question to ask in regards to catering for your reception: how does one feed his or her guests and keep ’em entertained at the same time? Well, ponder no further! In addition to resolving the essential required qualities in question, food fountains are also sharable and come in unlimited supply (for a good while, at least!); and think of all the friendly interactions your guests could be having with one another while trying to figure out how to best use the apparatus? There are simply too many pros to not include one of these at your event!

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There’s no way we’d leave out the classic cho-co-lat-√© fountain, suitable for all dessert dippings!

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Just in queso you get stuck when coming up with ideas for catering…

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But a ranch dip is equally lovable!

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What’s a celebratory occasion without its own champagne station?

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When life doesn’t give you lemons, you go out an buy some pink lemonade punch. See? Easy-peasy, lemon-(not)-squeezy!

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For meat lovers out there, this is your time to shine!

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Not one for the salty, tangy taste? Opt for a sweeter (albeit stickier) fountain choice!

Any food fountain will surely leave quite the impression! But so will your stationary! Check out our gallery of pretty paper on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter and let The Dandelion Patch bring you the highest quality paper goods to further impress your guests!