Posts Tagged ‘Candles’

Luxury Meets Comfort in These 6 Gifts for Newlywed Nests

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Lit candles, cozy blanket… cue the relaxation. We are here to provide you with some aromatherapy—and some retail therapy. Take time to unwind with these hand-picked goodies…perfect for hostess gifts and wedding registries. We’re sure they’ll bring comfort and serenity to your newlywed home sweet home…or any home!

Curated Comforts

1. Michael Aram ‘Enchanted Garden’ Candle: Michael Aram 2. Michael Aram ‘Enchanted Garden’ Caviar Dish & Spoon: Michael Aram 3. Italian Wool Alpaca Cable Knit Throw: Restoration Hardware 4. Matouk ‘Auberge’ Monogrammed Letter Towel: Kuhl Linscomb 5. Antica Farmacista Damascena Rose, Orris & Oud Bath Salts: Antica Farmacista 6. ‘Louis’ Pet Bed: Restoration Hardware

Navy, Gold, Green & Pink Wedding

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Katie and Patrick met at a mutual friend’s “The Office”-watching party while attending Oklahoma State University. A few study dates later, the pair became friends and remained close for three years through Katie’s graduation. It wasn’t until Patrick asked Katie to ring in the New Year with him in 2011 that the college buds became something more. Katie and Patrick dated long-distance for two years before Patrick proposed in a charming Kansas City bakery on a wintry December day: “It was an unforgettable moment in our lives and a very cherished memory for us both,” says the bride, who couldn’t believe her eyes when Patrick got down on one knee. On their wedding day, Katie walked down the aisle in a gorgeous Lazaro gown from Weddings by Debbie, while 200 family members and friends looked on. Lavish floral arrangements in ivory, light blue, and pale pink—inspired by the paintings of the bride’s late grandmother—and soft candlelight created an ethereal ambiance throughout the reception space. “It was an amazing, fun and romantic evening for all attending,” says Katie. “I could not have hoped for more perfect day!”

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Photos: A Lifetime of Memories Photography ~ Wedding Gown: Weddings by Debbie ~ Mother-of-the-Bride Dress: T. Carolyn Fashions

Vintage Blush & Gold Wedding at The Gallery

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Houston bride Kristi went to town on planning the details for her candlelit, garden-inspired, beautiful wedding at The Gallery. Kristi carefully thought out every single detail, from the wax-sealed vintage programs, to rose-folded vanilla napkins, to spending months collecting wine bottles to hand make soy wax candles for the guests! Kristi and her groom, Ross chose a soft color palette of blush, ivory, gold, and hints of mint that filled the room for a romantic setting. There were not one, but FIVE different white-on-white cakes, custom macaroni and cheese bar, AND a late night doughnut station for the guests to indulge in. If you think all of this sounds amazing, just wait ‘til you see how gorgeous the photos are! Congrats & well wishes to Kristi & Ross!

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Photos: Katie Lamb Photography ~ Bridal Gown: Allure Bridal ~ Wedding Jewelery: Zadok Jewelers ~ Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Ouisie’s Table ~ Ceremony & Reception Venue: The Gallery ~ Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Doughnut Station: Sugar Bunch Creations ~ Registry: Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry ~ Honeymoon Suite: Hotel Granduca

Vintage French Garden Wedding in Houston Hotel Ballroom

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

As business owners—she owns a dance and photo studio, he develops high-tech hearing implants—Laney and Brian “found it near impossible to meet like-minded people at bars or clubs,” the recent Houston bride tells us. Enter eHarmony, and another online-true-love story. “I was the first and only match he met,” Laney says—and the only match either of them needed. In July the pair wed in front of 185 guests with the help of close friends and family members who oversaw the intimate ceremony. Next came a lively and lovely reception with plenty of dancing, natch (including a performance by her dance academy’s advanced dancers) in a ballroom done up in shades of metallic, pink and jade. Theirs was an “upscale, vintage, French-garden wedding with dusty pink peonies and fern-green centerpieces cascading down onto the tables, and gold and silver pieces everywhere, using tons of candles, mercury glass and gilded accents.” Enjoy these pretty pix from photographer Tambi Howard and join us in wishing Laney and Brian a lifetime of happiness. Congrats!

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Photos: Tambi Howard Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Stephen Yearick from Brickhouse Bridal ~ Flowers: Floral Events ~ Rentals: Any Occasion Party Rental ~ Venue: St. Regis Hotel Houston

Shower Favor Idea: The Soap & Paper Factory

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

You may want to pass this post along (subtly) to whoever’s planning your shower, Houston bride. Trust us, she’ll be glad you did.

The Soap & Paper Factory makes natural scented beeswax candles, stationery, soaps, bath powders and more, then wraps their paraben-free, phthalate-free yummies in eco-friendly, recyclable, totally beautiful packaging.

Soap & Paper Solid Perfume

Soap & Paper Solid Perfume

We especially love S&P’s solid perfumes—little travel-size, purse-size pots filled with heavenly fragrance in solid form. Made from pure jojoba and beeswax, in aromas including Jasmine, Gardenia and Orange Blossom, S&P’s solid perfumes make great take-home goodies for girls of all ages. And they’re pretty enough to fit right in on an all-dolled-up tabletop.

Soap & Paper Beeswax Candles

Soap & Paper Beeswax Candles

We’re also fans of S&P’s divine scented beeswax candles, packaged in elegant Italian glass, which can be cleaned and reused for water, wine or your favorite Chardonnay. Yay!

Looking for something special for your bridesmaids’? The Soap & Paper Factory does amazing custom gifts, too.