Archive / March, 2014

Bridal Showers 101 Part 3

Bridal Showers 101 Part 3

Towel Registry

You’ve registered for your kitchen – let’s move on to the bath! To the Bride dedicates several pages to towels, and we’re ready to share it with you! There are hundreds of brands of towels available in various stores across America, but in 1956 “Martex and quality are synonymous. For more than fifty years Martex has pioneered in the development of fabric, color and design. Several of Martex’ original patterns and constructions, both in terry towels and kitchen towels, have been selected for their good design to be displayed by the Museum of Modern Art.” Although we were unable to find the collection that featured their towels, Martex is still considered a great brand of towel in 2014! Today the line is owned by WestPoint Home, which also manages Izod, Ralph Lauren, Hanes, and Five Star Hotel.… > Read More

Bridal Showers 101 Part 2

Bridal Showers 101 Part 2

Fine China Registry

A Bridal Shower simply isn’t complete without a Bridal Registry to notify your friends and family what you and your sweetie really want! We Design Weddings wanted to spend the next couple posts talking about bridal registry items. Enjoy!

Perusing To the Bride, we enjoyed reading through their suggestions on how to pick out fine china patterns! We cross-referenced the information to what advisers are suggesting today and were shocked to find out that most of the information is the same. It may seem a little old hat to be picking out a china pattern as part of your wedding gift registry, but today’s fine dinnerware companies would beg to differ. We wanted to take this opportunity to highlight a few popular patterns and pass along advice about what to buy when it comes to fine china.… > Read More