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Handmade Wedding, Part II

Real Weddings

Dulce, the bride from this lovely handmade retro wedding shares more details from her gorgeous vintage inspired wedding:

Let me tell you a bit about my husband and I. My husband is a DJ and I am an architect (this explains the venue and all the dancing).

I basically made everything, starting with the invitations. I was inspired by Bird and Banner. The invitation read “with her grandparents, Catalina Demi Rosales (my daughter) invites you, to witness a simple ceremony between her mommy and daddy.” They were printed on vintage hankies with a gocco and I designed the postcard and the map. They were held together by pink ribbon and a wax seal. (pictures soon to come by second photographer). The map was tea stained to look vintage.

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Elle & Jae

Elle & Jae is a unique accessories line, which includes vintage inspired sashes, headpieces, veils and jackets that are couture made using the highest-quality crystals, pearls, laces, sequins, crepes and chiffon. There is also a bridesmaid collection of headbands and belts, made with special broaches and embellishments on stretch grosgrain, allowing for an easy fit for all body types.

All of Elle & Jae’s garments are hand-made locally in Los Angeles, California. Selecting only high-end, elegant fabrics and materials, designer Joey Brooks personally designs each garment and carefully supervises every facet of production to ensure the most skillful results.

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1940s Hairspiration

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Hollywood actresses from the old days are the epitome of glamour. Their iconic hair styles look so elegant and feminine it can look gorgeous on any bride. These photos of famous old Hollywood actresses were all taken in the 40s:

Hair Inspiration from Hollywood Actresses from the 40s

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Ingrid Bergman +, Ava Gardner + , Greta Garbo + , Coleen Gray + , Marilyn Monroe +, Adele Jergens +

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CTO Artists | World Entertainment

CTO is an experienced, full-service event entertainment company that has provided nearly thirty years of music to the Northeastern US, Florida, and California. From our humble beginnings in 1987 as a singularly talented Philadelphia wedding band all the way to the artistic and professional company we have become, CTO artists have planned and flawlessly executed over 10,000 events.

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Recycled Pop Up Placemats

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Um, bridesmaid luncheon or bridal shower anyone? These pop up paper mats are made of recycled paper, and the pop up images could double as place cards. So adorable for a casual party!

Recycled Pop Up Paper Placemats

They also sell paper votive cuffs that you can use over and over again. These cuffs are also made of recycled paper, so it’s all eco-friendly!

Recycled Votive Cuffs

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