Jim Hjlem Bridal Couture


I was browsing through JLM Couture the other day and stumbled across these GORGEOUS Jim Hjlem dresses. I was going to pick just one to show, but I couldn't (and so what if 4 out of the 6 have bows? You already know about my obsession...)

Valentine's Day Sweets!!


I had to write about these Valentines Day sweets made by Eleni's Cookies in NYC. If the weathermen weren't predicting all this snow that DIDN'T come I would have been in NYC yesterday! (So I'm a little bitter...) But if I can't be in NYC, I'll write about what's going on in NYC!

Valentine's Day Letterpress


With all the love in the air at the Bridal Show this weekend, I was inspired to write about Valentines Day. Then I started thinking.. "Should I write about candy.. should I write about lingerie.. should I write about.... STATIONARY!" I am such a loser for letterpress. My business cards are letterpress (and yes, I brag about them ALL the time. Hi Invited Ink!) and I order letterpress anything at every chance I get. I was on Etsy when I looked up Valentines Day Letterpress, and spotted these fabulous pieces of work!
I LOVED this card! It caught my eye immediately. How can you not love a card that looks like that?! It was created by Shane and Janelle Paisley over at Paisley Dog Press!
These cards made by Lisa over at Missive are perfection. I love the simplicity. Their so pretty you almost don't want to write on them!
How cute is this card?! It makes me feel like a kid all over again! (or in Wedding Crashers asking someone to dance with me).

This one little card managed to have Marvin Gaye stuck in my head all...after...noon. But I didn't mind! Better then some other songs that could have been stuck up there! =) Both cards made by Brandi at Sweet Harvey Letterpress!

I loved these 2 cards by Wild Ink Press! Since I love to send cards (I think there is something to be said about hand written cards. I do it at every chance I get) these would totally be something I would send to my girlfriends. The shades of pink add that touch of girliness that I just can't get enough of! Well done Rebekah! =)

Our First Bridal Show!!


I know what you're thinking. This girl blogs like once a month... what is with that?? I know I have been slacking in the blogging department, but now that a few major events are all a thing of past- my blogging is taking priority! So get ready for some really great posts to come!

But first............


I had such an amazing time at Avenue in Long Branch. This is a spectacular venue with impeccable service, phenomenal decor, and its right on the beach. I had such a wonderful time!! (Minus being near the door. Didn't I say it would be freezing the day I was down there!?)

YES this is a sign made by Laura Hooper Calligraphy and YES it is fabulous!

My Services Cards and custom folders. The bow-total hit.

Quick snap shot of what the room looked like from my table. All the other vendors were so incredibly nice and made my first bridal show that much more enjoyable!
Ta-Da!!!! My table! Right behind me was a beautiful view of the beach (yes, there was actually someone in their boat. I know... I don't get it either).
I learned so much from this experience and met a ton of enthusiastic soon-to-be brides! Whata day for Erin Ax Events... =)