Flower Preservation by Desna’s Designs

Have you ever thought of keeping your beautiful flowers as a keepsake?

Desna’s Designs does just that— Preserving the moments that matter! Desna’s Designs creates keepsakes by placing your beautiful flowers in frames or cases that allow you to add photos, stationary, and any other memorabilia from your special day.

The owner, Desna, will work with you from day one on designing your perfect piece. Whether you are a “plan ahead” person and arrange to save your flowers from the moment you start planning months before your wedding, or if you wake up the day after your wedding and realize that you want to save your flowers, Desna will work with you. Desna will meet with you, find the right encasements for your budget, and plan the layout and style. Also, Desna always suggests that couples bring more flowers or items, if you have them—THE MORE THE MERRIER! Once the planning process is over, Desna and her team will start the drying of the flowers, recreating the bouquet, designing the case, and, “Ta-da!” all the magic happens in house!

How can you keep your flowers fresh for Desna? Keep your flowers in water and in a cool room, like a basement or a room with few windows. How to keep a boutonnière fresh? Keep a damp paper towel under it.

Not close to Noblesville? No worries, you can still ship your flowers in.

Gift Idea- For parents and any close friends that may have helped you on your special day. Take some of your flowers or their own boutonniere/ bouquet and have it placed in an ornament for them to hang on their tree or around their house. ( Pictures below)

Not only does Desna preserve flowers, she has also teamed up with the ‘ Wedding Gown Preservation Co’ so you can preserve that beautiful dress of yours! But, it doesn’t stop there! They accept and work with other items as well, from your veil, handkerchief, jacket, or gloves. All of these items can be added into the piece once they have cleaned and preserved the dress.

What are you waiting for? Call Desna to start your planning process today! It’s never too early to start thinking about how to preserve the moments that matter!

Desna Aspy

(317) 727-7828

desna@desnasdesigns.com

www.desnasdesigns.com

Make a Statement Before, During, & After!

 The day you walk down the aisle is the pinnacle of the wedding process, but why not also make a statement with your outfits before, during, and even after on that amazing honeymoon with your new honey!  This is where Laura Walters, the owner of Style Riot, comes into play ( literally with shopping and clothes).

Laura specializes in creating unique wardrobe collections for each of her clients. From doing closet assessments, personal shopping, personal styling, and making sure her clients know their outfits are meant to compliment their bodies and personalities. Ultimately, her services are aimed at maintaining confidence during day to day activities. Laura knows that wedding planning can be stressful, and it requires a lot of focus from the guest list, to the venue, to the vendors, to the invitations, to the decor, to honeymoon plans, to the wedding party, to the dress, and any extra details that combine the big day all together. Laura  noticed that something was always getting pushed to the last minute or added to the bottom of that 'TO DO' list. 

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Esther Boston Photography

THE OUTFITS, OF COURSE! NO ONE EVER forgets about wedding dress shopping even though it is sometimes hard to pick out that perfect dress. . .the one that really looks like you, flaunts what your mama gave you, and makes THAT statement you want for YOUR day. But, it doesn't stop there! You still have all the pre-celebration parties to attend that will need gorgeous outfits: from the engagement party, to the engagement photo sessions, that many guests will see, like showers and bachelor / bachelorette parties. 

As a result of this observation, Laura recently embarked on a new branch of her business . . . expanding her styling talent to assist brides in finding those key outfits! 

She has several package options. Her packages start with the 'Engagement Photos;' this package consists of styling, personal shopping, day-of assistance during your photos, and dry cleaning/returning clothing. Laura's  'Wedding Gown' package includes trend research, appointment coordination, dress shopping, accessories consultation, tailoring, and wedding day styling. Or, if you are completely lost in where to even start with an outfit, you can do the ' Wedding Events Package' that includes styling for four (4) of these six (6) events: engagement photos, engagement party, bachelorette party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, honeymoon packing/shopping. If you aren't seeing the package that fits you, then no worries! Laura can customize a package to fit your needs and wants! 

"Laura was such a big help with our engagement photos! She really understood how to create outfits that complimented each other and made our vision become a reality. Her spunk & fun personality made us so comfortable and willing to get out of our comfort zone!" Dina  Engagement Photo styling client

"Laura was such a big help with our engagement photos! She really understood how to create outfits that complimented each other and made our vision become a reality. Her spunk & fun personality made us so comfortable and willing to get out of our comfort zone!" Dina Engagement Photo styling client

 

So what are you waiting for contact Laura today for wardrobe assistance! info@mystyleriot.com

 

Don't forget to check out more of her work on her!

Website: http://mystyleriot.com

Instagram: the_styleriot

Facebook: StyleRiotBusiness

 

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What To Get Your Guests For Favors?

When it comes to your guests, you have to decide whether or not you are going to give them a little gift as a favor/thank you for coming to your special day. Don't get me wrong. If little gifts aren't your thing, then no worries, as there is no written rule that says you have to get favors for your wedding guests. But, if you ARE wanting to give a little something, here are a few ideas to help you brainstorm. 

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1. A Candle: You can't go wrong with getting a good smelling candle that is personalized with the date and name on them. Everyone loves candles, except for those suffering from Pyropeobia (someone scared of fire), but overall, most guests would appreciate a nice candle they can use. 

 

2. Bottle Opener:  It should not be just your regular bottle opener, but you can find some that are unique and stylish, like this one you can get from Amazon.com! Not only does it look like an awesome vintage key, but it also works as a bottle opener. You can also take it one step further and make it tie in with your love of something along the lines of, ' Key to my heart and the key to my beer'. You can just have a a lot of fun with this one and open a beer at the same time!

3. Dessert Container: Some people may be so full from your delicious meal that they may not be ready for dessert. A take home container allows your guests to be able to take a sweet treat home with them for a later time. 

 

 

 

 

 

4. A Glass: Instead of a guest trying to figure out which glass is theirs they will always know by his or her personal glass. This also saves money and the environment by not having to use a million plastic cups throughout the night. 

Amazon.com 

Amazon.com 

Cupcake Containers at Zyntango Farm

Cupcake Containers at Zyntango Farm

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5. Wine Stopper: Who wouldn't want to take home a fun wine stopper to use when they are celebrating, or just having a good old Wine Wednesday?

 

These are just a few ideas, and keep in mind, favors are not mandatory!