Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

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

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Stunner Thursday: Three Glitzy New Year’s Bridal Ensembles

Oh my goodness how time flies! Can you believe we are already approaching 2013?

Today I have three gorgeous and glitzy bridal ensembles perfect for a New Year’s wedding. Inspired by the glitter and thrill of fireworks, these looks are all about sparkle and shine. If you got engaged over the holiday or are looking to ring in 2014 with a New Year’s wedding, use the magic and glitz of the season to inspire your own wedding day duds. From black and silver to blush and rose gold to yellow gold art deco beauty, I hope this glamorous bling filled looks inspire you!

New Years Wedding Style 1

Oversized handbag
lordandtaylor.com

Zebra Bloom Fascinator
anthropologie.com

Aiguille Gown
bhldn.com

Black Diamond Drop
jewelrydesigns.com

drop shadow
polyvore.com

Post-it note
polyvore.com

drop shadow
polyvore.com

New Years Bridal Ensemble 2

New Years Bridal Ensemble 3

Theme Thursday: Doing it BIG! Week: Gaga New Years Masquerade

I didn’t get a chance to post this yesterday, so here is a bit of Lady Gaga influenced inspiration for a posh New Year’s Eve Party. Enjoy!

Gaga new years

Tips or Trends Tuesday: New Years Trend: Apocalypse Party

“It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.” -REM

Unless you’ve managed to actually live under a rock, you will know that many believe the Mayan Calendar predicts the end of the world in 2012. There are many skeptics out there (I happen to be one of them) that believe in the lack of historical and archeological evidence to prove that this idea of the Mayan Calendar predicting the end of the world is simply a pop culture invention. However, I love a party and New Years Parties are often theme parties with fabulous costumes, dancing, and fireworks. Why not have a tongue in cheek New Years apocalypse party?

Since the world is going to end, you might as well live it up and indulge. Think of lavish decor, the best of the best in food and beverage, amazing gowns, and the Seven Deadly Sins. Live it up and turn it out!

Tips or Trends: Apocalypse Party