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GREEN WEDDINGS
Bird Seed Favors Print E-mail
Green Celebrations

BIRD_FAVORSFor Eco Friendly Weddings and Green Events by Nature Favors, Makers of the Original Bird Seed Heart Favors

Give your wedding guests an earth-friendly favor birds love! 100 bird seed heart wedding favors double as centerpiece decorations, place cards, or napkin holders. The bride and grooms names are printed on each tag made from recycled cardstock paper.

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Sustainable Wedding Trends for 2012 Print E-mail
Green Celebrations

rings-in-grass-285px.jpgIn 2012, we’ll continue to see more green, environmentally friendly weddings. Think alternative gemstones for engagement rings, second-hand and vintage colored cocktail wedding dresses (like green or pink), organic flowers, paperless invitations, programs,seating cards and menus and organic food from local farms and providers.

2012 bride and groom's are holding showers and receptions at unconventional sites such as homeless shelters as well as donating to charitable causes instead of receiving gifts.

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Wedding Anniversaries + Old-time Hints Print E-mail
Green Celebrations

wedding-planner-283pxThe following are the Traditional wedding anniversary gifts, + an alternative more modern list, attributed to jewellers.

To keep a wedding dress from yellowing, it was thought to wrap in a blue sheet or blue tissue paper. To whiten an embroidered veil, soak it in two or three hours of the following solution.

Sufficient water to cover the veil, add one cup of soap powder, one cup of methylated spirits and half a cup of double eucalyptus. When removed from the solution, do NOT rinse or wring. Drip dry.

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Charity Act Print E-mail
Green Celebrations

wedding-dress-green-xs.jpgGood to see Aussie designers are up for a charity challenge. For Marie Claire's September issue, six designers created outfits from garments found at St Vincent de Paul.

Sass & Bide, Romance Was Born, Easton Pearson, Carl Kapp, Camilla & Marc and Therese Rawsthorne all joined in.

The pieces will be auctioned to the magazine's readers with all proceeds going to the charity.

Vist MarieClaire for more information.

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