Event to Check Out: ZAAF Pop Up Shop

 

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Take a stroll and get an exclusive sneak peak as ZAAF comes to Dallas!

Before you walk over and enjoy your evening at the Texas State Fair, come and spend your Friday evening getting exclusive peek and selection on one of the trendiest ZAAF Products! You can snag some amazing pieces from the men’s and women’s line! ZAAF’s collection contains luxury apparel and leather accessories produced by highly skilled artisans in Ethiopia. Come join ZAAF at our Premiere Pop Up Shop. ZAAF has been featured in Elle, CNN, and more. Each piece is made to exact standards and showcases beautiful craftsmanship and natural resources unique to the region it draws its inspiration from. ZAAF is a word that means “tree” in the ancient and noble Amharic language originating from Ethiopia. More information can be found on ZAAF can be found at http://zaafcollection.com/

ZAAF products will be up to 40% off! MAKE SURE TO RSVP HERE  at http://www.zaafpopupshop.splashthat.com AND ATTEND, YOU WILL BE ENTERED IN A GIVEAWAY AND COULD WIN A PIECE FOR YOURSELF!

*Use promo code YELP15 to receive 15% off of your online  purchase.

Date:10/9/2015

Time: 4:00pm-8:30pm

Location: Glasshouse Studios

830 Exposition Avenue Suite 220

Dallas, TX 75226

*Parking is adjacent to right of Glasshouse Studios, mention ZAAF Pop Up shop at the gate for complimentary parking.

*You can also take the DART and Glasshouse Studios is conveniently located across the Street from the Fair Park Station

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Wedding Wednesdays : Creative Centerpieces #PartTwo

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With one of the most important days to come, you are probably planning everything to the “Tee”. Every bride wants their special day to have details to stand out. We are going to go through some ideas that may go with your theme!

 

Happy Planning!

Sweet Display Centerpiece

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Displaying your favorite sweet, can let everyone get to know more and about you and your groom! Sharing is caring!

Gift box/Favor Display

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This display can kill two birds with one stone. It is a way to use your favors to your guests but recreate the display the art of giving with your centerpieces.

Medical Glassware Centerpieces

 

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Maybe your love your love for science or you and your loved one met in through a medical experience or passion for it. Its a great way for your guests to acknowledge that!

Fruit & Vegetable Centerpiece

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This may be a way to display your love for the season or show if you and your loved ones are health nuts. There are many ways to use fruit and vegetables in your favor!

Lanterns and Candles

CP3Using Lanterns or candles are your centerpieces is a popular alternative choice!It is a great way to light up the room!

Wedding Wednesdays: Top Wedding Trends of 2015 #PartTwo

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This year there is a lot of wedding trends that are arising that are new or ones that may be revisiting from the past. This time period requires a lot of planning  and organization. Here are some applications that you can use on your mobile device that can make this process easier and give you peace of mind. Happy Planning!

1.)The Knot Wedding App.

Its a terrific wedding planning application that can service you in a variety of ways. From finding the perfect venue in your budget, caterers, photographers and etc. This application is vital for planning and it comes with a great countdown to your big day!

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2.) Task Rabbit

This application is helpful for delegating and tasking things to others. It is an application that also helps with figuring out where certain things are done at and where to go for it! There are going to be so many little things to do. Make sure it doesn’t fall through the cracks.app1

3.)Tourist Eye

Here is an application to help you scout out the perfect honey moon destination for you and your spouse! Trying to figure out the best place to go that season, within your budget and have all the activities   that you want to do. Try this application to make that planning process easier for you!

 

 

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Wedding Wednesdays: Bar Ideas for your event or wedding

Weddings and events are important moments in our lives. We all want to make our wedding or events perfect, unique to our own taste and fun.  In this post you will be given some  ideas of some easy, fun and delicious food bar ideas that you could have at your event! These are some great DIY food bar ideas that you can have at your wedding, event, housewarming, etc…

Taco Bar

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Milkshake Bar

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Fondue Bar

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Waffle Bar

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Candy Bar

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Churro Bar

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Cookie Bar

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Pointi Mashed Potato Bar

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Popcorn Bar

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Ice Cream Bar

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Pie Bar

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DIY : Candy Bouquet

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Lately, I hear my friends say how there have been so many birthdays coming up, friends having babies, someone has a new job etc… So I sat down and thought about gift ideas I have done. I thought of how a candy bouquet is a great gift idea for congratulate or a gift to give to celebrate someone. You can personalize it to your loved ones favorite treats and to what they like. When they receive their candy bouquet that was created in love, it will definitely make their day. It is a great way to add a smile to someone’s day!P.S.- Oh and did I forget to mention it is easy on the wallet!

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You can use many different kinds of items as the vase. You can use

-Pots

-Vases

-Soda Cans

-Boxes

-Mugs

-Baskets

-Candy Boxes

Project estimate:

  • Floral foam, $1
  • Glass container, on hand or $1
  • Assorted candy, $1.00 and up
  • Bamboo skewers, on hand or $1
  • Hot glue, on hand
  • Basket filler, $1

Totals: $3 and up

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DIY: Lavender Bubbling Bath Salts

lav2Sometimes you just want to come home from a hard day and relax at home. Many of my friends have said taking a nice soothing bubble bath helps them relieve stress and relax from the hard day that just came to pass. So I conjured up a fantastic DIY you should try! Bubbling Bath Salts!  You can make them and fill them up in mason jars. You can create the bath salts colors to according to the season, holiday or just your favorite color! You can create them with your favorite scent bottle. You can make a few jars at a time and its a great gift to give to friends and family!

Ingredients:

  • 6 Cups Kosher or Epsom Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive, Coconut, or Sweet Almond Oil
  • ¾ Cup Lavender Scented Body Wash (I used Ivory Lavender Body Wash)
  • 2-3 Drops Lavender Essential Oil (Optional)
  • Purple Food Coloring (Optional)

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, combine salt and body wash, and mix until well combined.
  •  Add in your oil, essential oil and food coloring and mix well.
  •  On a lined baking sheet, spread the salt mixture out into a thin layer. Allow to dry for 24 hours.
  • Once dry, break up any large clumps, and spoon into a sealable jar.

To Use:

  • Add ¼ Cup of Bubbly Bath Salts under running water.

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