Wedding Stuff I love
i gotta have…

1.  these looks from Rabens Solaner…this brand from Copenhagen single-handedly defines my style…i’m forever committed…   2.  these clogs from Fiorentini & Baker…totally digging this color… 3.  this print by Alicia Bock via Talia Audenart’ Pinterest because love keeps me grounded (ha)…and makes me feel better when i’m in a bad[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 4, 2011
congrats will & kate

Happy Friday…it was fun watching the royal wedding this a.m. but now it’s back to business…driving to Maryland to meet my sister Connie to pick up some items from her hand-crocheted line MochilaMia Handmade Designs for my soon-to-launch e-commerce boutique, Hey Little Diddle, and it’s a sunny beautiful day in[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 29, 2011
bonnie tsang

Bonnie Tsang.  She’s a lifestyle and wedding photographer in LA, New York and worldwide.  A really good one.  I was drawn to her first on Pinterest, then to her musings on twitter and then i found her blogs…she is so prolific that i don’t even know where to begin… weddings…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 28, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  Jenifer Altman’s book Feather & Bone…available via her small indie publishing company, Fieryeyed Books click here to pre-order your copy…i admire the beautiful work of this Brooklyn photographer, writer and editor…it’s like a dream… image via Jen Altman’s beautiful blog, Nectar & Light 2.  this duo from shop bop…loVe[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 23, 2011
i gotta have…

Ella for spring 2011…my fave… ella moss. more time to devour the new shelter mag, High Gloss…love the thick stone slab and the modified farmhouse sink in this kitchen shot… this lovely dining room with all its rustic charm… this retail space…clean and bright… and this kitchen and its unique[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 17, 2011
anthropologie ties the knot..

First urban outfitters, then anthropologie, free people, leifsdottir and terrain, and now for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat, Urban Inc. introduces bridal…with its BHLDN brand… images via BHLDN (beholden) Love is sweet…go here for the scoop…xocc ♥

By, Claudia
February 7, 2011
sweet dreams…

cindy loughridge~elizabeth messina I’m always drawn to the photography of these two california photographers, one from san francisco and the other LA…spend some time relaxing in your cosy bed with your laptop…if you haven’t discovered Elizabeth Messina’s beautiful blog, Kiss the Groom, please do…sweet dreams & happy weekend…xocc ♥

By, Claudia
February 4, 2011
style me pretty

Wow…at 11 a.m. this morning my email starts going off like crazy so I look at my Blackberry & SURPRISE…my wedding has been picked up by none other than Style Me Pretty!!! Thanks Abby, Queen of the ‘ultimate’ and one of my favorite wedding style blogs, and Eddye (her mom and[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 29, 2010
no life without love…

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend–just want to take a moment and say that a month ago I married Scott, my adorable sweetheart that I met on jdate (yes it really works)…he was right under my nose with his business only one short mile away from my house[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 18, 2010
nine one

Happy September and happy Bday to my baby boy Kevin! My oldest son turns 18 today…actually he was born at 9:30 am…I remember the precise moment too, the minute I looked at him and fell in loVe forever…that perfect head, his beautiful lips, his awesome eyes and the best part,[ read more ]

By, Claudia
September 1, 2010
baumbirdy

OK…I had a terrible thing happen. Back in January, I hired an artist to design a hand-written invitation for my wedding on 9.10.10 and then she went MIA without a warning. I think she is okay and I really was worried about her. Frantic, I contacted Sarah @ Baumbirdy (my[ read more ]

By, Claudia
July 29, 2010
eternally etsy

Intrigued and inspired by the lot who peddles their amazing talent on ETSY, I get lost in the link layers. Since I am a handwriting freak, calligrapher Patricia Mumau of Primele caught my attention…actually stopped me dead in my tracks… She also does logo design… and invites of course… She[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 8, 2010
Contain yourself…

Meeting with (floral goddess) Donna @ Beautiful Blooms in their Northern Liberties studio next week to go over wedding florals…some inspiration… Vintage-inspired containers & bottles… Totally romantic, sigh…a-m-a-z-i-n-g bouquet… More bouquet loveliness… Soft and beautiful… I have a table like this in my laundry room…repurpose! Love the cake too, simple…

By, Claudia
June 3, 2010
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something robin’s egg blue?

Handmade custom boutonnieres for our 4 boys, the groomsmen (ages 13-17), in teal linen, how handsome they will be! This company is top-notch, gold box packaging simple & sophisticated, blooms beautiful quality… all images via emersonmade

By, Claudia
May 25, 2010
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Invite Sweet

Etsy is a special source for all things wonderfully handmade…my invite suite & paper goodies are (so far) from 3 talented artists, and it was incredibly tough to narrow it down…Save the Dates: custom designed by stephanie@ SUNSHINE AND RAVIOLI Having me these hand-drawn, to-die invites thanks to Haley…can’t wait![ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 20, 2010
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OMGorgeous…

…happily stumbled on these at Oh, Joy! Photos by Angela Kohler for Ban.do Dilemma solved? Custom headband for wedding?…that was quick!

By, Claudia
May 19, 2010
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Finally…

Phew, I’m finally here after months of preparation for soooo many things. I’m getting married in 3 months (gulp), my long overdue gut job in my kitchen will be happening soon (so happy), and my interiors biz is busier than ever (yay!). Safe to say I am excited but mostly[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 19, 2010
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