sophisticated country wedding series: 5: ring bearing nest

Friday, September 26th, 2008

It just didn’t fit. Not the scene, not the theme…a pillow seemed too fancy, too frilly. But what would we use? A bird cage? No…too big and distracting. A bird house? No…too boxy and just not that cute. Ah ha! A bird nest! That’s just what we had our handsome ring bearer carry down the [...]

sophisticated country wedding series: 4: pumpkin wine bucket

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Ah…the things you can do with a pumpkin. The possibilities are endless!! Take, for example, this fall inspired wine bottle display. Perfect for a wedding reception in a hay filled barn. I conned my brother and Eric’s best man into carving a few of these out for me the day before [...]

sophisticated country wedding series: 1: intro

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

In just under one month from now, Eric and I will no longer hold the title of “newlyweds.” We will celebrate our one year anniversary. We’ll be an old married couple! Our wedding was held on a sheep farm in Lovettsville, Virginia. We had, what I like to call, a [...]

not a grey area

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Do not adjust your screen…this is an actual photo. It was not taken with black and white film nor was it converted to black and white with a photo editing program. I am throwing my dear cousin, Lizzie, a bridal shower next Sunday. The theme…classic black and white. I have [...]

memory lane

Monday, July 14th, 2008

A visit to the country is just what I needed to refresh my mind and soul after a rough few days on the couch. Life beyond the weathered fences and white barn doors of the country can get a little chaotic at times. After frequent trips in my mind of our wedding [...]

an apron a day…

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

What’s the saying? An apple a day keeps the doctor away? After finishing this cutie, I think a word renovation is in store. I stitched this energetic little apron in hopes of giving my cousin a kick start in the kitchen. It’s amazing what a little motivation can do. I’ll [...]

jumping in

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Well, here I am. I’ve officially jumped into the world wide web of blogging. I’ve been dipping my toes in for quite some time as I’ve enjoyed visiting blogs of all sorts. Thanks to a very HTML savvy friend, Kevin, I am now able to partake in the posting frenzy. So…who [...]