M & J has the most fabulous selection of buttons,I thought these pictures would be perfect to share with you. The pictures were taken by Chellise Michael Photography. This duo has a great eye for capturing the day. Paying attention to the details, of your wedding, is not only fun but shows off your style. Click here to see more of Chellise Michael. See more photos here.
I would like to introduce Amy from Sugar Flower Cake Shop. I had the pleasure of working with her on a recent wedding. Amy recreated the brides flower belt on the cake, it was beautiful. Her cakes are not only works of art but they taste delicious, a little slice of heaven. I hope you enjoy meeting Amy. Read the interview here
We’ve been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Winter 2011 Issue. Read the full Post here, and learn how to tie the Perfect Bow!
New Post on M&J Bridal Salon Blog…Love the Palm house at The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens perfect for a spring or fall wedding. Read the post to see more venues…
After all the preparation, model searching, stress and endless hairstyle ideas we finally had our 2011 M&J Bridal photo shoot on Wednesday the 15th … and all the hard work paid off because it was a great success! Our photographer Michael Schwartz is a genius at what he does and we couldn’t be happier with our decision for choosing him, our model Alexa and hairstylist Johnny and his assistant made everything super easy and fun! We can’t wait for the finished look book in 2011. Here are some fun photos I took during the photo shoot giving you a sneak peak our out new designer headpieces and accessories!
Root Studios, Michael, Jamie , Karinna , Johnny , Alexa, Jenny Yoo and Stephen Yearick
Everyone always sees the adorable little girl throwing petals on the floor. Brides also need to worry about what to put on their flower girls. You can create your own head band for your flower girl using ribbon and crystals with these easy steps.
- 1/2 yd of 2 1/4 Poly Satin Ribbon, Ivory Style# 00318 (1.800.9.mjtrim)
- 1/2 yd of 10mm Organdy Ribbon, Light Peach Style# 02110
- 25mm Plastic Head Band, White Style#43469 (1.800.9.mjtrim)
- 1 pack of SS12 Swarvoski Rhinestones, Crystal Style# 03012
- 1 pack of SS34 Swarvoski Rhinestones, Crystal Style# 03034
- 15” of 2mm Fine Metallic Twist Cord, Brown Gold Style# 00860
- 1/4” Swarvoski Crystal Belt, Crystal/Silver Style # 19912
- 2 pcs of 18*10mm Swarvoski Crystal Sew-on Pear Shaped Jewel, Crystal Style# 27474
- 1 pc of 15*4 mm Navette Rhinestone w/Setting, Crystal Style# 03912
- 1 pc of 18*9mm Sew-on, Crystal Style# 27473
- 1 pc of 12*6mm Sew-on, Crystal Style# 27473
- 1 pc of 10mm Round Sew-on, Crystal #32016
- E6000, Style # 37777
- Take the 1/2 yard of satin ribbon and glue it the headband to cover the plastic, cut the the ends to make them shorter, then glue the ends to the inside.
- Take the 1/2 yard of organza ribbon and glue it straight in the middle of the headband. Cut a little of the ends, leave some left over to glue the ends on the inside of the headband.
- take the metallic cord, cut 4 pieces even pieces (about 3 1/2 inches long), take the belt and swoop the pieces through, as a belt and glue the the ends on to the headband.
- take the other pieces of jewels and scatter them as you wish on each side of the head band.
Finding your perfect shoe for your perfect wedding dress can be somewhat difficult. Your either have to have that special luck at finding the perfect shoes for the half the price of what there worth or you have to spend a fortune. So what better way to get those shoes than to do an easy DIY, by making your own shoe with Swarovski buttons. You can take a plain shoe and make it pop out. Here are some inspirations. We’ve bought a pair of inexpensive white shoes and dressed them up with beautiful Swarovski buttons.
- 2 Frosted Light Sapphire/ Silver button, 48L/30mm Style#19760
- 2 Crystal/Silver Button, 36 mm Style # 19838
- 2 Light Colorado Topaz Button, 48L/30mm Style# 40731
- 2 Montana/ Crystal Silver, 48L/ 30mm Style #19840
- Semi-Flush Cutter, Style # 44059 (1.800.9.mjtrim)
- First use the flush cutter to cut the shanks of the buttons
- apply hot glue on the shoe and a little on the button and stick it on the shoe.
- wait for it to dry, move the button to see if its glued on there good.
We are excited to announce that we’ve just launched out new M&J Bridal Salon Website. On the new website you can view our 2010 look book, some of our newest headpieces in the store, take a look at some of our Real-brides that wore M&J Headpieces to their wedding, and our contact information
Do you have plain dress you want to dress up? Well there’s no worries! You can take affordable material to design your own belt and customize your own dress. Whether is to meet a friend at the local coffee shop or a night out in the town, you can’t go wrong with a floral belt. Make it casual, fun, or elegant. Your Choice! Here is a belt made out of double face satin ribbon and our popular rosettes.
- 1 yd* of 2.75” Double Face Satin, Color Swan Style # 37309
- 2 pieces of Ivory colored rosettes 1 3/4” Style # 42696
- 1 piece of Hot Pink colored Rosette 1 3/4” Style # 42696
- 1 piece of Black colored Rosette 4” Style# 43519
- 2 pieces of Stick-on velcro Style#43219
* Not everyone is the same size, the amount depends on your waist size.
- Put the ribbon around your waist and mark the place on where you going to put the large rosette. Put a small mark towards your right side of your waist.
- Turn the large rosette over and small amounts of hot glue on the back. Gently press it down on where you made the mark on the ribbon.
- Take the two piece of the ivory rosettes, turn them over and apply small amounts of hot glue in the back. Take one end and glue it next to the large rosette, glue the other end away of the large rosette. There should be a small space between the large black rosette and the small ivory rosettes
- Take the punk rosette, turn it over and apply small amounts of hot glue. Glue it in between the large rosette and the small ivory rosettes.
- Take the Velcro and apply two dots at the end of the ribbon. This makes the belt removable.