Category Archives: wedding

Ready to Wed by Zandra Lim Designs

The highly anticipated launch of Zandra Lim’s Ready to Wed Collection happened last 23rd of June 2015 at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, and I got an exclusive sneak peek at these stunning RTW bridal gowns.

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Project Pretty Little Cravings

Few years ago, I fell in love at first sight. It was like heavens thoughtful act that we met at the right time. I was in need of a breather and a cozy nook to relieve the stress I was in. I heard retail therapy also works at that time, but I’m pinching some for a future big event then. So, I was really happy to be spending quality down time with this new found love, authentic budget-friendly, Swedish home decor store — Ikea. Oh, the days I spent just wandering around Ikea store, no matter how I already memorized the interior maze still brings about a gratified feeling.

When I finally settled down and owned a place to decorate and fill with all the gorgeous furnitures and fixtures, Ikea was not available readily in the Philippines. And I cringe at how expensive Manila resellers market these items.

Fast forward to 2013, I  decided to start a little project, called Pretty Little Cravings on Instagram. We were furnishing our newly turned-over condo unit and I just had to ship few items from Singapore where we were based. I figured out I can save on shipping cost if I take some orders from people who were just like me, eager to get their hands on some few pieces from Ikea. The project was well received and up until now, I still can’t believe that a lot of our avid followers are also returning customers.

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Top 10 Philippines’ Best Wedding Couturiers

Once upon a time, it’s easier to pick up a list of wedding suppliers. Effortlessly. However, gone are the days when Fairy Godmother will come to the rescue to magically flick for a beautiful gown and makeover needs. Over the years, the wedding industry has grown to an empire which makes it more stressful to sort out which one fits the  style and budget of the couple’s big day.

Weddings are celebrated as one of the grandest in Filipino culture. There’s nothing more overwhelming and fascinating than planning a perfect union of two hearts in love.

While the journey to the altar will keep the lovebirds more than busy with wedding planning, some merely borderlines to being bridezilla or groomzilla, demanding stress over their own wedding. Here’s a tip, don’t overthink it, just let it be. Let your new beginnings usher in good vibes.

Here’s an impressive display of wedding gowns to inspire bride-to-be’s in choosing their own Fairy Godmother. Beyond catalogs, we trailed down best photographers in town for real brides in their custom-made wedding gowns.

We’ll kicked off the wedding month with Philippines’ Top Wedding Gown Designers. Here are the best of the best which I narrowed down to ten considering the abundance of established and up and coming Filipino Designers. Ergo, part deux soon!

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Custom-made Wedding Bands

The wedding day is one of  the most celebrated event in a man’s life. A union of two souls brought together by love that will mark the beginning of their lives to forever. Perhaps, a crucial part of the wedding preparation is hunting for unique wedding rings. After the wedding,  it will be more than a status symbol but a reminder to go back and savour that day they said “I do.”

Today, countless brides are deviating from traditional weddings and amazingly wedding trends evolve faster than a runaway bride. Ever present are timeless & sophisticated pieces, while some pulls of creative ideas redefining modern and classical motif.

The convenience of online shopping saves the couple from a great deal of time and stress. Even  unique wedding bands are now available on the web and couple can choose from a wide collection of hand-crafted finest metals, delivered at their doorstep.

Custom-made diamond wedding and engagement rings are designed and hand-braided by the true craftmanship of  the talented Todd Alan. With secure online ordering options and free 30-day risk free return policy, Todd Alan is committed to your complete satisfaction.

No two rings are alike as they are made exclusively for the customer as they order. It creates a very distinctive style, as the artist braids round strands of precious metals and torch fuses the ends of the rings together. Any of the hand-braided rings available on the site can be fitted with a diamond. Also makes a perfect resetting idea on heirloom diamonds.

A Mother’s Day Tribute

“But there’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.”

-Mitch Albom

 

This Mother’s day, let’s celebrate and salute the first woman in our lives. The gift of a mother who truly loves us no matter what.

I read about and many says, there will always be one person who will love you unconditionally, this fits perfectly to our moms. Because despite everything, Mothers are the one who inspire and first to show us infinite love.

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A Guide to a Perfect Marriage Proposal

Have ring, will marry!

To all the clueless men in the world and most of them are, here’s an infographic on how to pull off a perfect marriage proposal.

With over-the-top creative proposals show-off these days, most women still prefer the final act in an old-fashioned way of being presented with the ring, getting down on one knee and popping the big question of “will you marry me?” Continue reading

Wedding DIY’s

In celebration of the wedding month of June, I’m reposting here from my other blog (which I’ll close soon) some reviews and our very own wedding related stories. Hoping to help some confused and overwhelmed bride-to-be’s out there.

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Budget is one major factor in planning a wedding. What better way to save than make your own wedding accessories? Here are some materials we managed to fill in for our wedding. A little creativity, sprinkled with some fruit of love from our friends and family and what have we got? A unique wedding that we’ll treasure forever. Continue reading

Hollywood Celebrity Wedding Dresses

Celebrity Weddings are always a girl’s secret dream. From the extravagant details, the fairytale wedding gown, the lush flower arrangements that filled a garden venue and of course a dapper groom in his tuxedo.

Here are some celebrity wedding style and bride’s dresses to inspire you on making your own hollywood glam to life. Celebrity Wedding Dresses are sought after by bride-to-be’s and among those who stand-out are influential designers like Vera Wang, Monique Lhuiller, Carolina Herrera and Oscar De La Renta. Continue reading