Archive for May, 2012

My 1st Mother’s Day…I love you Blake Eileen

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

I can’t believe I’m one day away from having my very first Mother’s Day!  To say I am on cloud nine is an understatement.  Last year I clearly remember that I was sad for the first time on Mother’s Day wishing I had a little one on the way…we had started trying to get pregnant and weren’t yet and I was quite sad over it.  Of course God had His perfect plan for our little family and soon after we got pregnant and that started the best year of my life.  I simply love everything about being a mother to my little blake.  I am quite obsessed with her and can barely stand being away at all…the longest has been 3 hrs so far :)  She brings me so much joy that I can’t thank the Lord enough for her!  Here are some of my very favorite photos of my little princess…yes you can tell I love a good headband!  She is almost 2 months and like everyone tells you…it goes by way too quick!

I hope all of you mothers out there have a fabulous Mother’s Day and enjoy every second with your children!

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Sorry if that was too many photos for you, but I just couldn’t help myself :)  Also if you are wondering where I get most of my adorable headbands and clips my sister (who also makes a lot of our sugar flowers) is starting a new business, SaraRae, which will be selling handmade headbands and clips!  The site should be up within a month, but she is still taking custom orders in the meantime and you can reach her at info@sararaeshop.com

Wedding Nouveau Magazine Feature

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

I am so happy to share these gorgeous photos from the recent new issue of Wedding Nouveau! I was asked to be a part of the shoot for their main spread in the magazine and once they sent me over the inspiration photos I was completely enthralled. The theme was Parisian Souk and Abby, from Style Me Pretty, who featured the shoot said it perfectly when she described it as, “Luxe, cultural, and overflowing with so much pretty!”  Picotte Weddings photographed the whole day and I have to say her photos are stunning!  You can check out all the other wonderful vendors who were apart of this fabulous shoot at the end of the post!

You can see the whole magazine if you click on this link…enjoy!

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I am just in love with this veil…the texture and detail is gorgeous!

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For the cake we did a mini two tier that was then able to fit inside this amazing lantern…it was the centerpiece for the whole table and I loved how it turned out!

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I wanted the cake to look rich in color and design, but also have vibrant pops of color too!  The turquoise, coral, and gold were such a lovely combo together that is makes me want to design more cakes with this color scheme!

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I love seeing my flea market finds put to good use…we brought along our coral color bowl and it was the perfect addition to the shoot if I do say so myself!

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!

Photography: Picotte Weddings / Venue: Carondelet House in Los Angeles, California / Event Design:Wedding Nouveau / Styling: Fri Forjindam + Glenn Sturgis / Assistant Styling: Brittany Del Sol Dato, Daniel Hirsch + Jade Broadus / Cinematography: Seaglass Cinema / Invitations, Stationery + Calligraphy: Calligraphy Katrina / Wedding Cake: Sweet & Saucy Shop / Moroccan Rentals: Badia Design / Plates, Linen + Silverware Rentals: A Rental Connection / Dresser: Luxe Event Rentals / Candles: Topanga Candle Company / Models: Eden Micael of Next Model Management + Christopher Michael Rivera / Wedding Dress + Veil: Monique Lhuillier / Hair: Symmetry Beauty by Nyrie / Makeup:Christine Craven / Henna: LA Henna / Hair Accessories: Jannie Baltzer

Mother’s Day Desserts

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and we have of course have some tasty treats for you to give your mother no matter if she is near or far!  For our California customers we have some sweet cupcakes and cake lollipops for you and for our customers all over the US you can ship our cake pops to your mom…just order early at Sweet & Saucy Pops!

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6 pack of Mother’s Day Cupcakes @ $20

*Flavors can be mixed and matched from our menu

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Individual Boxed Cupcake @ $5.50

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6 pack of Mini Cupcakes @ $10

12 pack of Mini Cupcakes @ $20

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You can now give your mom chocolate and flowers in one delicious gift! Our cake lollipops come in this gorgeous custom box that will surely put a smile on your Mother’s face!  You can call or email in your order for local pick up or order online to ship anywhere in the US @ Sweet & Saucy Pops

12 pack @ $32

24 pack @ $60

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Now if desserts aren’t the thing to wow you Mother take a look at these beautiful cake stands, platters, and domes.  You can check out our full selection @ Sweet & Saucy Supply.  Local orders can be picked up in store or we ship all over the world too!

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Kentucky Derby Wedding Inspiration

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Well with the Kentucky Derby this weekend I thought I would share with you a recent photo shoot that I was a part of that features the bright, bold, and fun look of the Derby!  Jessi from You and Me Events asked me to be a part of the shoot and I’m so glad I did as I think the whole shoot turned out gorgeous!  You can check out all the wonderful vendors that were a part of the special day at the bottom of the post!  This shoot was also featured on Green Wedding Shoes this week so you can pop over to their blog to see the full post!

Since the inspiration for the shoot had all of the fun colors I thought I would try something different and do a bold cake with bright sugar flowers.  I thought the ranunculus flower would be perfect and we did them in shades of pink, orange, and yellow. I have to say this might be one of my all time favorite cakes!

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I love that the shoot was done on location with real horses and such…so much fun!

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This bridal bouquet is SO beautiful!

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I love the mix of the colors and patterns for this table…perfect for a summer wedding.

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!

event design + styling: You & Me Events // floral design: The Little Branch // photography: Annie Edmonds // vintage rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals // cake: Sweet & Saucy // invitation + paper goods: Prim & Pixie // linens: La Tavola // dresses: BHLDN // jewelry: Tacori // shoes: Poetic Lisence // hat: Louise Green // bag: vintage // stylist: Ebony Campbell // hair + makeup: Michelle Hodnett // model: Jelly Howie // venue: Paddock Riding Club // DIY table runner.


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