Wedding Wednesdays

Wedding Wednesdays: NewlyWish and why I'm Obsessed!

Dangit!  If only I knew about this when I was getting married.  I think it would have made the entire process of registering for gifts so much easier.  Why is this you say?  Well I am about to tell you all about it and why I am so obsessed with the fabulous website called NewlyWish.  

NewlyWish is not your normal registry set up and is a true game changer for the registry industry.  What sets them apart is their beautifully selected gifts from over 50 boutiques, brands and artisans.  They have everything from home decor to food and wine along with "Experiences" such as cooking classes, fitness memberships and sports games.  For the couple who may have everything already but want something large like a bed, a honeymoon or even a little help with a new car, NewlyWish has a section for that too.  Also, one of my favorite things is it has a section where your guests can donate to your favorite charity.  This is a great option for the couple who has it all and wants to help out their community or at least offer that as an option on their registry.

Here are some of the features that they offer:

One-click registering – Couples can register for the basics with one click using Kitchen, Bed, and Bath Starter Collections.

Group gifting options – Allows guests to contribute toward big-ticket items like commissioned art, furniture, and luxury linens.

Personalized registry homepage – Couples can customize their registry homepages with photos, messages to guests, and a unique registry URL.

Registry Gift Tracker – Keeps track of all items purchased, what’s been shipped, what’s in process and who to send ‘thank you’ notes.

Gift holding options – Moving? Spring cleaning? NewlyWish will hold all goodies until a specific date.

Cash & Honeymoon Funds – Gives guests the opportunity to contribute cash to the couple’s new life.

Exclusive Mix and Match Tabletop Collections – NewlyWish has taken the guess-work out of figuring out which dinnerware, glassware, and flatware patterns look perfect together, with exclusive collections put together by some of the wedding industry’s biggest names.

 

As an interior designer, I am very picky with websites and what they believe to be "in style".  However, NewlyWish blew me out of the water with their selections and offer beautifully blended options to make your new home as a couple, the best it can be!  

I put together some of my favorite products that I found on their website.  There are so many more as well!  Have fun shopping!

Lauren M Creative Blog: NewlyWish Favorites

A. Arteriors Lola Table Lamp  //  B.  Le Bain Bath Collection  //  C.  Jasper Conran Gold Baroque Charger 13"  //                        D.  Shiraleah Xavier Cocktail Shaker  //  E.  Now Designs 3-Quart Enameled Metal Colander in Cactus  //  F.  Emile Henry Mortar & Pestle   G.  Christopher Guy Hollywood Glamour Shelter Bed  //  H.  Christopher Guy 4 Pane Ribbon Knot Mirror in Antique  //   I.  Shiraleah Riad Stool in Gold  //  J.  Vietri Bellezza White Dinnerware  //  K.  Emile Henry Salt Pig in Olive 

XO,

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Wedding Wednesdays: Katie and Mat get Married!

It's Wedding Wednesday and I am so excited to share one of our October Weddings!  The wedding took place at the beautiful Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, which is one of my all time favorite places in Charleston.  The bride, Katie is as beautiful inside as she is outside, and it was such a joy working with her and her groom, Mat. 

Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC

The ceremony was on the lawn by the white bridge, and the reception was at the Veranda House.  Katie and Mat decided on Charleston without ever seeing it and Lauren M. Creative was hired to help scout out venues, and do the decor and planning for their special day knowing they wouldn't see Charleston until the week of their wedding. 

Katie, requested that blue be worked into the decor as the bridesmaids were all wearing Cobalt Blue for their dresses.  By adding pops of pinks and silvers, we were able to create a lighter base to make the dark blues pop when introduced into the decor. 

Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC

Katie and Mat fell in love with the Low Country and they, along with their guests, had the time of their lives!  I wish them a lifetime of happiness, health and love!  

Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
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Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC
Lauren M. Creative Weddings Blog - Magnolia Plantation Wedding - Charleston, SC


XO,

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