Mellissa de Oliveira's posts

hanging wedding decor
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Every bride planning her own wedding has asked at some point:  How do I make an impression with my wedding decor without going overboard? Make a statement from Floor to Ceiling!!  We decorate floors, tables, aisles and walls, even the bathrooms.  One of the latest trends this year has us looking UP. ... read more
Shrimp Ceviche
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As I mentioned in a previous Wed Loft post about multicultural weddings, serving traditional food and drink is an easy way to honor culture and family at your wedding.  With our ever growing community of global caterers and restaurants, modern multicultural couples have a wide variety of reception options fr... read more
cultural wedding invitations
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As the first substantial peak into your big day, your wedding invitation is one the most important elements in your wedding planning process. In addition to important event details, an invitation also reveals wedding style and theme.  It is a visual cue that says formal, playful, ethnic, romantic, modern, a... read more
rehearsal dinner
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Gather your family and friends, bring on the food and drink, throw in some stories, cheers, and lots of laughs for what may be the last chance to relax before wedding mayhem commences -- your rehearsal dinner. Usually held after a ceremony trial run, this small, intimate event allows families to mingle and bo... read more
DIY wedding flowers
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Wedding planning is all about making big decisions; not just yes to the dress, location, and color palette but also I’m sorry this won’t fit into our budget decisions. These days, wallets are thinner, weddings are smaller and planning is simplified. With popular DIY projects and more options for nearly e... read more