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Wedding Wednesday: Bridal Bouquet Alternatives Pt. 2

Today on Wedding Wednesday, we conclude our search for alternatives to the traditional bridal bouquet by looking at bouquets made from non-floral elements. Many are looking to put their unique personal stamp on their weddings and from the decor to the bouquet, flowerless bouquets are becoming all the more popular. Take a peek at these amazing bouquets: fabric, button and felt, paper, feathers, brooch and crystal, as well as miscellaneous materials.

Fabric Bouquets

Button and Felt Bouquets

Paper Bridal Bouquets

Feather Bouquets

Brooch and Crystal Bouquets

Miscellaneous Materials Bridal Bouquet

SOURCES NOT LISTED ON BOARDS
Fabric
tulle and ornament bouquet
white and navy bouquet
Buttons and Felt
yellow, blue and ivory bouquet
black and white bouquet
peach, pink, plum bouquet
purple embroidered felt bouquet
pink button bouquet
Paper
green and brown bouquet
ivory, yellow, and green bouquet
Feathers
black and white bouquet
aqua and white bouquet
natural and brown bouquet
yellow bouquet
natural and aqua bouquet
purple and black bouquet
Brooch and Crystals
purple and gold bouquet
aqua, orange, and yellow bouquet

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Friday’s Favorite: Cute as a button: RBK Creations

This week’s Friday’s Favorite was featured as part of the Etsy Virtual Bridal Show I had up on the blog in March and April. I chose to feature RBK Creations again as they have begun selling necklaces that showcase their beautiful flower work as well as their vintage inspired aesthetic. “Brenda and Ariela from RBK Creations are an extremely talented mother and daughter design duo: “Brenda (the mother) and Ariela (the daughter) have worked with brides all over the world to add a whimsical touch to their big day. The storefront on Etsy was launched in August 2008. RBK offers a wide variety of bouquets, boutonnieres, décor and accessories for all types of brides. Brenda and Ariela can create something for everyone in the bridal party. Each piece can also be customized to the bride’s choice of colors. There are many varieties available including: buttons, felt, satin and organza.” -http://rbkcreations.com/about/

Brenda and Ariela’s work has been featured in the following print and TV segments:
❤❤As seen in the June 2010 Issue of BRIDES Magazine. Flip to page 214-215 and check it out!
❤❤Check out the new Issue (Summer 2010) of Get Married Magazine. The Tickled Pink Bouquet is featured on page 23!
❤❤AS SEEN IN The Knot Colorado 2010 Spring/Summer Issue. Turn to pages 64-66 to see the beautiful wedding where one of our bouquets was featured!
❤❤Recently seen on KABC Channel 7 Los Angeles in the Daily Candy segment, Wedding Trends that Won’t Break Your Budget! Bouquets featured include the Spring Lilac Satin, A Rose is a Rose and Golden Girl!

RBK’s customers are in love with their designs as well:
❤❤ “Absolutely delightful seller to work with! I can’t say enough about how gorgeous my bouquets turned out. I can’t wait to show them off @ my wedding in 2 weeks! Thanks so much!” -http://www.etsy.com/people/reallybadkitty/feedback?page=2
❤❤ “What a beautiful set – I couldn’t be happier – well, I will be when i get real wedding pictures with everything put together – AMAZINGLY wonderful job and she’s extremely accomodating and listens to what YOU want. you will be very pleased with reallybadkitty – quality, service and communication are way above par :)” -http://www.etsy.com/people/reallybadkitty/feedback?page=3
❤❤ “Ariela and Brenda are truly artists! We ordered a custom package for our wedding and we could not have been more pleased with the result! All of the details, from the perfectly dyed buttons to match our color palette, to the vintage accents, gears and watch parts, were over and above what we expected. You can tell these ladies take a lot of pride in their creations. They were very quick with communication, turnaround time and shipping. We felt like they truly cared about our event and getting things just right. We absolutely LOVE the look of the pieces, how functional they are and how they will last forever. Everything is absolutely gorgeous! I highly recommend Ariela and Brenda, they are amazing!” -http://www.etsy.com/people/reallybadkitty/feedback?page=3

In addition to RBK’s Etsy shop, they have a presence in social media so that you can remain up to date on their work as well as see pics from real weddings that RBK created bouquets for.
❤❤Follow RBK on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rbkcreations
❤❤Become a Fan on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/pages/RBK-Creations/206196785286?ref=sgm
❤❤ Blogs to get a behind the scenes look at RBK: http://abonen.blogspot.com and http://rbkcreations.com

Take a peek at what RBK Creations has been doing since their Etsy Virtual Bridal Show feature:

I want to thank Brenda and Ariela for allowing me to feature their work as well as give me permission to use their photos. Please take a look at what RBK has to offer and support independent artisans!

Cute As a Button- Wedding Trend

One of the latest trends in the world of weddings: buttons. Buttons make a cute alternative for those who would rather not use flowers or who wish to put a DIY/Handmade spin on their special day. Here is a black and white set to give you a little inspiration:

January 2009 | Dot the i
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