Friday, November 02, 2007

Unexpected Wedding Decor - Preparations and Planning

Our trip on Wednesday proved to be a very successful one, although we're still searching for those "just right" living room lamps. The weather was absolutely gorgeous, not too cold or hot, and traffic wasn't too heavy as we traveled to our destination. Leaving earlier than we originally intended allowed both of us some much needed leisure and together time.

Our first stop was into Home Goods --- Don & I so love this store! We can always find something for our home there and this trip was no different than many others we've previously made. The store's main focus is Home Goods with a focus currently on Thanksgiving. We discovered many theme dishes and autumn designs, and discovered that they're beginning to set Christmas as well. Since we've been recently discussing our thoughts and ideas for our December 8th Evening wedding, making notes of an even longer list of "Things To Do" in preparation, we decided to look at Christmas decor while we were here. We originally had no intentions of purchasing anything other than a pair of table top lamps, until we found some items that were perfect in every way for decorating our home for our upcoming Wedding & Christmas!

We're desiring to start by decorating the outside of our home to greet our guest as they enter so finding this wreath to hang on the front door and a matching table top greenery to lay on the coffee table proved to be just the ticket. The green, red, and gold will work magnificantly with our home's existing decor.

We, also discovered a gorgeous white holly tablecloth, a tailored red center runner, and a package of gold charger plates for use on the kitchen table. Paired with our Frost White Corelle dishware and our wedding cake for a centerpiece, we believe will provide us an amazing kitchen display.

We also couldn't pass up the opportunity to purchase these lovely gold glitter candles. Won't they be beautiful scattered thorought our home? I thought so.

After we made our way to and fromthe warehouse, we stopped for a nice, quiet lunch before heading into Garden Ridge. There we found those gold napkins, perfect for pairing with a Christmas themed set. The pearl white party favor boxes will be adorned withred and gold curling ribbon, perhaps holding a golden jingle bell and a tag that includes our names and wedding date. The bells will be for our guests to ring at the end of our marriage ceremony. Together these could double as table top decor as we visit and mingle with our guest prior to the ceremony.

Anyways, we're happy with our purchases, stoked to find them so unexpectly. One more thing out of the way!

1 comment:

liannallama said...

oh, what pretty things! I can't believe how fast December is coming! You will be so busy with planning you living room that time will zoom right by!