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Are garters still a thing?

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Are garters still a thing?

Do Bride Actually Wear Wedding Garters? It is always the same question: "Do brides still wear garters?" It doesn't matter if you are in the wedding industry, maybe as a wedding planner or a photographer, or you are not in the wedding world at all. They always say, "But, wait, I thought brides don't wear wedding garters anymore?" My short answer is always the same to these confused questions. Obviously, brides are still wearing garters!  If think the confusion comes from what people think of when they think about a garter. Most people – in and out of the wedding profession –...

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10 Reasons Why Creativity is Important

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10 Reasons Why Creativity is Important

Creativity isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone. It’s also something that isn’t necessarily encouraged in our society and careers. If you aren’t an artist, musician, or someone in an “artsy” field, you might wonder why creativity is important. If it’s something that doesn’t come easily, is it impossible to be creative? Thankfully, that’s not the case! Creativity is something that grows with time and effort, and it’s worth exploring. Here are ten reasons why: 1. Creativity helps you see the big picture Being able to see the big picture is important in many areas of life. Whether it’s your personal life...

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Why handmade matters

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Why handmade matters

We live in a world where many things are mass produced. Not that there is anything necessarily wrong with that. It’s great that some things are manufactured in massive quantities in order to fill a worldwide demand for them. But it’s also wonderful that more people everywhere are beginning to embrace things that are made by hand in small quantities. In case you hadn’t heard, here is why handmade matters. “Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” – Chuck Klosterman When you make something, you leave a part...

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It's bespoke time!

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It's bespoke time!

What Is A “Bespoke”, “Custom-Made”, Or “Made To Order” Headpiece? All the bridal hair accessories, garters and veils featured on my website are handmade for customers as and when they are ordered, sometimes with a slight twist or adaptation. For some this is as uncomplicated as creating the clients vision, for others it can be more complex. This may include particular requirements, such as needing to look taller, coping with fine hair or hair loss, lack of confidence with head wear, styling with short hair, concern about glasses, finding something “age appropriate”, the list goes on, and this is where...

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Wedding garters are not just for tossing!

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Wedding garters are not just for tossing!

I’m just going to come right out and say it: wedding garters are not for tossing. Nope, they aren’t for throwing to the crowd of singles at your wedding reception. A bridal garter is something special, just for you, to love and save from your wedding day. It is an heirloom for you to pass down through generations in your family, maybe even save for your daughter some day. The wedding garter, in general, gets such a bad rap, because most people associate the garter with the garter toss ceremony. But they are two different things. The Garter As I said earlier, a garter...

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