Yes! I want exclusive access to the hottest bridal tips, trends and ideas from DaVinci Bridal via email. You can find all colors of feathers to make these boutonnieres. This will be a fun project, so get some girlfriends to help. Find the instructions at Ruffled. This Wedding Dress / Baby Quilt was a little different from my usual, and very interesting to make. The bride wanted a tessellating pattern of printed fabrics, with a flock of bright colored birds flying across the quilt, she plans to hang it in her new baby’s room. One of the best known fabrics of the 1950s would have to be Chantilly lace. So ubiquitous was the floral patterned bobbin lace that it even became the subject of a 1958 hit song by the Big Boppe r. Lace had become completely unavailable during World War II, and when the lace factories of Europe reopened, brides went for lace with a vengeance. The lace was often used as a whole piece of cloth, covering a satin or taffeta lining on the bodice of gowns. The top of the bodice and the sleeves could omit the lining to allow for a lace illusion neckline. Chantilly lace was also popular for the skirts of the wedding gowns; it was often used to create ruffled tiers on a full skirt. As an added accent, sequins and seed pearls were used on the gowns. This was the first ever televised Royal Wedding. I remember watching this Royal Wedding on television, and longing for a wedding dress like Princess Margaret’s. Princess Margaret was sister to the Queen, Elizabeth II. The wedding took place in 1960, and was watched by a huge worldwide audience on TV, the first time such an event was widely televised.

After the bride comes to her new home the session of partying and dancing do not ends and again the bride is welcomed to her own new home with tambourine and Afghan wedding songs. The celebrations prevails till many days of the wedding. Shoes were also referred to as slippers – not to be confused with bedroom slippers. My guess is that they were referred to as slippers because they could be slipped on easily when compared to boots. The most eco-friendly thing to do is resell it. A friend of mine runs an organization advocating sustainable fashion, and as she’s constantly reminding everyone, used clothing is the most sustainable sort. Thanks! Now I know the different kinds of wedding flowers – didn’t know there were so many. My favourite might be the other dress from Bride Wars. Hard to choose but I did think the other dress was very elegant and understated. It’s the one I remembered. Brides for Haiti sells your dresses to raise money for Saint Joseph’s Parish’s charitable work in Haiti. Looks a little trickier in terms of shipping, but otherwise great! Look at your assets and accentuate the best parts of you. If you have a small waist than accentuate that …