By Kristin M&J is constantly getting in new items and I have fallen in love with this new sequin trim. It’s a gorgeous scalloped edge trim on a netting. There are so many uses for this trim and a headband is an easy one. One of the girls who work on the floor took the gold … Continue reading Fun Sequin Flower Headband
By Kristin I love this time of year. The leaves are starting to fall, the air is crisp, and Halloween is around the corner. Every year I try to do something different. Last year I was a Zombie Princess Leia. This year I decided to be the classic 1966 Catwoman. I’m going to show you … Continue reading Easy DIY Cat Ears for Halloween
By Kristin You just got engaged, congratulations! Now time for some fun and planning your big day, but not before picking the date. Once you have your special day picked out, make sure your guests will know far enough in advance to save the date. Save the date cards are important to remind your guests … Continue reading \Magnetic Save The Date Cards!
Besides deciding on the flavor of your cake, most brides and grooms are also concern about the appearance of the cake itself. After all, it's one of the most important part of your wedding day and your first anniversary. Leave the flavor of the cake to your taste bud because I'm pretty sure you'll know … Continue reading The Perfect Wedding Cake
By Kristin As many of my loyal blog readers can tell, I’m a pretty crafty person. Some of you may not know I’m an avid seamstress too. For this week’s blog I decided to make a Bridesmaid’s dress and embellish it with items from M&J. Granted, my best friend isn’t using purple in her wedding. My … Continue reading DIY Bridesmaid’s Dress
By Kristin Winter is here in NYC and the air is cold. I can start to see the sign of snow and I was inspired by this. I noticed while looking at bridal head wear that headbands made of luxurious ribbons are very much 'In'. Taking a cue from Milton's headband blog, I went a … Continue reading Bridal Headband
By Kristin The tradition of the veil on a bride has many back-stories. Some say it started in ancient Rome to confuse the evil spirits who may try to steal her away from the groom. Some say it was to disguise the bride before the wedding of an arranged marriage, this way if he saw … Continue reading Bridal Wedding Veil
By Kristin You can apply these items to wedding gowns, invitations, wedding cakes and even center pieces. It's amazing how adding a little accessory can make a big difference.
By Kristin My husband and I were originally not going to use unity candles, but I thought it would be a nice thing to incorporate into our short ceremony. Unity candles are used to represent the love of the two families for the Bride and Groom coming together as one happy family. Usually there … Continue reading Unity Candles
By Kristin Using silk ribbons, it's so easy to match the flower girl's dress to the flower basket. Rhinestone buttons can be added to give it that extra elegant finish. This is a great idea for brides who are looking for something easy yet still beautiful for her flower girl. You can choose silk ribbon … Continue reading Flower Girl Dress & Basket