Posts made in September, 2014

Teal, Ivory and Gold theme

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Decorations, Favors, Flowers | Comments Off on Teal, Ivory and Gold theme

Unless you live in Hawaii you will not find any teal flowers in nature: how to find a valuable remedy or substitute? Great challenge! We tried to put together a board, with all the possible solutions for combining teal, gold and ivory colors. (p.s. this is not a game: we had to find something for our lovely couple’s wedding! :-)) Bridal bouquet: Ivory dahlias, English roses Teal silk flowers (peony or anemone shape) Gold blossoms and branches or leaves Ivory embroidered or satin ribbon Reception: Same flowers as above – squared shape centerpieces Pale gold crystals (2 different sizes) Teal silk petals Teal crystals (2 different sizes) Ivory candles with some gold glitters Please see below our board… and follow us on Pinterest for more wonderful ideas!...

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Good Luck, Bad Luck – Ten fun facts

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in General | Comments Off on Good Luck, Bad Luck – Ten fun facts

Traditions in weddings are common in every culture. Here below Ten fun fact you should know: 1. Tuck a sugar cube into your glove — according to Greek culture, the sugar will sweeten your union. 2. Rain on your wedding day is actually considered good luck, according to Hindu tradition. 3. In English tradition, Wednesday is considered the “best day” to marry, although Monday is for wealth and Tuesday is for health. Indeed, Saturday is hold to be true the unluckiest wedding day. 4. The groom carries the bride across the threshold to bravely protect her from evil spirits lurking below. 5. The English believe a spider found in a wedding dress means good luck. 6. Ancient Romans studied pig entrails to determine the luckiest time to marry. 7. For good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day. 8. Middle Eastern brides paint henna on their hands and feet to protect themselves from the evil eye. 9. Peas are thrown at Czech newlyweds instead of rice. 10. A Swedish bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe to ensure that she’ll never do...

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A little Venetian dream…

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Settings, Wedding Location | Comments Off on A little Venetian dream…

Have you ever considered how were parties in Venice during the XVII Century? Imagine yourselves dressed up with a typical Venetian dress and a colored mask on, crossing the narrowest canal of the lagoon upon the Gondola. Music will guide you straight to the beautiful palace ahead, that is just waiting to welcomes you into his very big saloon, full of happy people. Once you get off the Gondola and get in the party, you could only enjoy your excellent evening, tasting some delicious appetizers and cherishing a good glass of wine, in good company… This could be definitely just a wonderful dream, but consider that Venice is still preserve this unique atmosphere, even if time goes by. A lot of our couples just fall in love with this dream and take a chance to get it real. Parties in Venice are very common, thanks to its very important appointment along the year, such as Carnival and Venice film Festival. Most of this happenings are arranged by the most famous and historical Palaces of the lagoon. Among these ones, Palace on Grand Canal is surely the most attractive one, which has recently host a fashion show inside its amazing saloon. Of course, if your desire is to recreate the old Venetian atmosphere,  Palace on Grand Canal could be ideal choice for your wedding reception, but please keep in mind that we can help you out with the selection of your perfect solution for your Venetian...

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Beautiful setting for “Love songs”

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in General | Comments Off on Beautiful setting for “Love songs”

As probably many know, last 14th of September the American singer John Legend tied the knot with his wonderful fiancé Chrissy Teigen. This amazing wedding took place on Lake Como, the most beautiful lake in the World according to Huffington Post. Before his very big day, Legend has shoot his third music video single from his last album released, Love in the future. Inspired by his beloved Chrissy, All of me is considered one of the most amazing love song written by Legend it selves, reaching the 1# places on Billboard Chart for several weeks. Fun fact, whilst the wedding took place in Cernobbio (starting from 4.43 minutes you can enjoy some charming images taken on their lovely special day!!), the music video was filmed in a Villa, just few steps away from our office, in Varenna. Of course, we are very honored that our little town was chosen to set this romantic ballad! We can assure that Lake Como is the most beautiful lake in the world, starting from our finest town of Varenna, but we can also guarantee that we can provide you many other terrific landscape all over Italy. Let’s just ask us!!...

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