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Friday’s Favorites: Gloves, Beasts, and Flora

Woot! It’s Friday! I’m looking forward to the weekend. It’s not supposed to snow, so Sunday I think Mr. Wondermous, the kiddo and I will be discovering a new trail to tackle. I love living in CO!

Today’s Friday’s Favorites feature: some great handmade and vintage bridal gloves; Beauty and the Beast wedding bits; and gorgeous flower girl dresses, baskets, and basket alternatives all from Etsy (as per usual). Enjoy the finds and remember to support individual shops and artisans, the only people they exploit are themselves. 😉

‘Bridal Gloves’ by ravengrrl

Fingerless, beaded, lace, vibrant colors, and new takes on tradition can add a pop to your wedding day look


White or Ivory lace bridal g…

$60.00

Bridal victorian lace cuffs…

$28.00

White lace fingerless bridal…

$23.00

white bridal gloves fingerle…

$21.00

Ivory Tulle Wedding Gloves B…

$16.99

Ivory Gloves in Elbow length

$18.00

Bridal champagne lace finge…

$24.99

Ivory Bridal Tulle Lace Cuff…

$60.00

Vintage Sheer White Ruffled …

$7.00

Vintage Gauntlet Gloves Heav…

$89.99

Dusty Pink Gloves with MOP A…

$13.00

Pair of Vintage Cream Bridal…

$26.00

Black Bridal Wrist Cuffs,Got…

$34.00

Namid Lace Fingerless Gloves…

$34.00

ON SALE Lace Fingerless Glov…

$14.03

Sample Sale – Tiffany Blue L…

$100.00

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‘Beauty and the Beast Theme Wedding’ by ravengrrl


Adult Beauty and the Beast …

$1300.00

Beauty Wig

$340.00

Beauty and The Beast Pocket …

$17.00

Bridal Glamelia Real Touch R…

$135.00

Custom Shoes- Beauty and the…

$125.00

Royal Blue Maxi Dress Brides…

$99.00

The Little Prince / Le Petit…

$19.00

Flower Pomander Kissing Ball…

$32.95

Beauty and the Beast Tutu Dr…

$45.00

Belle Beauty and the Beast i…

$4.75

The Beast Prince boys set cu…

$265.00

Handmade Boutonniere, Elegan…

$11.00

Beauty and the Beast Cake To…

$55.00

Yellow and Gold Tulle Skirti…

$70.00

Be Our Guest Straw Flags Par…

$2.00

Beauty & Beast pillowcase se…

$40.00

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‘Flower Girl Style’ by ravengrrl

Flower girl dresses, baskets, and basket alternatives.


Anastasia Flower Girl Tutu D…

$127.00

Exquisite Silver Lace Fairyt…

$158.00

Wedding Flowergirl Dress

$97.95

flower girl tutu dress ,vint…

$69.99

Lacey…Vintage style Flower…

$109.00

Degas Flower Girl Dress- Blu…

$425.00

Corin- Silk Dupioni flower g…

$130.00

Flower girl red dress, casca…

$495.00

Flower Girl Basket Wedding B…

$125.00

Rustic Twig Flower Girl Bask…

$34.00

Birch Bark Flower Girl Baske…

$58.00

Beach Wedding Pearl Nautilus…

$50.00

Here Comes The BRIDE Wedding…

$38.95

Flower Girl Basket Alternati…

$38.50

Pale Gold Nude Beige Peacock…

$18.00

Flower Girl Woodland, Fantas…

$45.00

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Wedding Wednesday: Request: Beauty and the Beast

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a good mini-holiday. Our was pretty low key, but I did keep up the tradition my late Mom and I had of watching “Gone With the Wind” on New Year’s Day. While she may not have been there physically, it was a nice night of watching our mutually favorite movie and happy memories.

Today’s Wedding Wednesday is a request from a reader based on Beauty and the Beast. I came up with three different version and I hope you like them, Becca!

Beauty and the Beast Pastel

Beauty and the Beast Red and Gold

Beauty and the Beast Red and Yellow

Friday’s Favorites: Top 10 Favorite Posts of 2012 and New Year’s Eve Wedding Inspiration

Welcome to Friday! Today’s Friday’s Favorites takes a wee departure from its regular format to bring you a lovely New Year’s Eve wedding inspiration board and your top 10 favorite posts of 2012 (based on views). It’s been a great year here at Belle Memorie and next year is shaping up to be a good one as well. Look for some big changes in the coming months as I seek to expand and redesign the blog in order to bring you the very best the wedding world has to offer. Thanks so much to all of you for your follows and likes. It thrills me to no end that so many people are inspired and informed by my work. So, without further ado, some serious eye candy!

New Year's Eve Blush and Gold

10. Real Wedding: Tana Marie and Bear’s Pirate Themed Fete: Reception and Wrap Up

Photography by Eric Murphy of Piscean Dreams Photography

Photography by Eric Murphy of Piscean Dreams Photography

9. Titanic Destination

8. DIY Liquor Infusions

Photography by Evan Sung for The New York Times. Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/03/dining/03tipsy.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&_r=2&

Photography by Evan Sung for The New York Times. Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/03/dining/03tipsy.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&_r=2&

7. Steampunk Wedding Attire

6. French Country Wedding

5. Fairy Woodland Magic

4. Inspiration Board: Watercolor: Peach and Purple

3. Burlesque Lingerie Bridal Shower

2. Simple And Sweet Marriage Proposal Ideas

1. Creating a Fabulous Candy Buffet and Sweets Table

Wedding Wednesday: My Big Fat Gothic Glam Wedding Post

I wish to thank you all for your kind words for my sister and myself. We have been through a lot in the past two years and I am very thankful that we have each other to lean on. Your words mean a great deal to us and may you all be blessed for your kindness.

Today I have a HUGE post for you. You all know I’m an old goth at heart and I have found some great gothic glam wedding bits over the past couple of weeks that I wanted to share with you. So, without further ado, here ya go!

Gothic Ball Gowns

Red dress
weddingdressfantasy.com

Green dress
weddingdressfantasy.com

Wedding Lady Purple Wedding Dress Ideas
southernweddingladybug.blogspot.com

Galleries
fashion.telegraph.co.uk

Rami Kadi Couture 2012-2013
weddinginspirasi.com

Gothic Mermaid and Fit n Flare

Gothic Sheath and High/Low Wedding Dresses

Gothic Bridal Shoes

Dolce & Gabbana suede booties
$830 – farfetch.com

Rocha
$235 – theoutnet.com

Aldo heels
aldoshoes.com

KG Kurt Geiger red pumps
$63 – johnlewis.com

Iron Fist stiletto heels
$57 – newlook.com

Velvet pumps
sinistersoles.com

Heel sandals
$87 – garmentquarter.com

Wedge heels
modcloth.com

Solid border
polyvore.com

Gothic Wedding Menswear

Gothic Bridal Bouquets

Gothic Boutonniere

Gothic Wedding Invitations

Gothic Wedding Cakes

Red and Black Gothic Wedding

Kristin Banta Events
projectwedding.com

R. Jack Balthazar
rjackbalthazar.com

Kristin Banta Events
projectwedding.com

Kristin Banta Events
projectwedding.com

gothic bridal shoot
boho-weddings.com

Gothic Wedding 2

Midnight in the Garden of Evil
midnightinthegardenofevil.blogspot.com

night notes and wine spills
benchrisman.blogspot.com

gothic bridal shoot
boho-weddings.com

Frederic S. Durbin’s Weblog
fredericsdurbin.wordpress.com

Black and White Gothic Wedding

Wedding Wednesday: Red and Aqua Dala Horse Inspiration

Happy Wedding Wednesday! I’m taking a break from all of our Denver snow to bring you a fun inspiration board based on Dala horses. The Dala horse (Swedish: Dalahäst) “has been around for many centuries, and probably was created by Swedish woodcutters in the province of Dalarna near Mora. During the long winters, these lonely men would spend their evenings away from their families, and passed their time by carving little toys for their children.” – http://www.svenskhyllningsfest.org/dala-horse.html . Over the years, it has come to be a symbol for the Swedish community in welcoming others to their towns and homes.

I adore these little horses as they are a nod to my maternal heritage and I like the message they convey: welcome and hospitality. What a great little idea to center one’s wedding around! So, if you like them as much as I do, here is a complementary color palette perfect for incorporation these little creations.

Dala Horse Wedding