I Wanna Blog! I Want. To. Blog.

August 30, 2010 § Leave a comment

I was channeling Twisted Sister on this post title because I have an unusual amount of writing energy at the moment.  I’m going to practice self control, though, and funnel it down into something digestible, rather than the wedding blog stew that’s swirling in my brain.

If you’ve been following me over the last couple of weeks, you know that I spend a lot of time surfing the various wedding blogs.  I do it not only because I’m planning my wedding, but also because I am incredibly intrigued by this new vehicle for spreading both information and inspiration.   In addition, I started my own blog because while surfing some of my favorites, I was repeatedly thinking: “I could do this.  I WANT to do this.  With enough practice, I could be stellar at this!”

So I created this inspiration board and sample post for a top secret mission.  Okay, it’s not top secret.  I submitted it to my favorite blog in hopes of obtaining a coveted assistant editor position.  But I like how it turned out, so I figured, “Even though most of my readers have seen all of these images throughout my posts, why deprive them of a perfectly good inspiration board?”  So here it is, along with the accompanying text for my sample post entitled INSPIRATION: Green Accents.

Please enjoy and wish me luck on the assistant editor position!

INSPIRATION: Green Accents

Green is so much more than just a color.  Green is fresh and healthy.  It’s the color of new and emerging life.  Green means go!  It is an approach to developing a gentler relationship with the environment around us.  Green is also the color of envy (as in the world will envy the luscious green textures and accents of a lime or emerald wedding).

Whatever green means to you, it is a fantastic accent color for a wedding.  And it’s my color of choice for this inspiration board.  Clockwise from top left:

The infamous Fiesole, from Reverie by Melissa Sweet, as seen on Style Me Pretty.  Find out why it’s infamous here.

Voluminous floral pom-poms in a small shop in New York’s Floral District.  Photographed by Yours Truly.

United Nude’s Cup Pump in a zesty green with two-tone heel.

I love the green peeking through this bride’s handmade dress!  Her wedding was featured on 100 Layer Cake, and my jaw hit the floor when I read that she crocheted each of the doilies that make up the overlay in just three weeks!

These bulbous plants, lined up by size, reminded me of Russian dolls.  Also photographed by Yours Truly, in the Floral District.

Sage rings, found on Etsy, could serve as bridesmaid’s gifts for the budget conscious lass.

Simple, understated design makes for a fantastic downloadable wedding invitation kit.  From e.m.papers’s Etsy shop.


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