Month: July 2011

dogs at a wedding

On Choosing Your Wedding Venue

One aspect of wedding preparations that soon-to-be-married couples must decide on is the venue.  Here are some important points to ponder when choosing  your wedding venue: Continue reading…

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die-cut business cards

Sponsor Giveaway: Die Cut Business Cards from UPrinting

UPrinting – a leading online printing and marketing company has offered to sponsor a giveaway for theshopbug readers.  If you are a business owner or a Solo Entrepreneur, this giveaway is perfect.

You can win 1 package (250 pcs) of die cut business cards from Uprinting.  To join, all you have to do is check out Uprinting’s website, then please come back here and leave a comment, telling us which business card shape you like best.

Die cut business cards have unique shapes and styles like the ones shown here.  You can try to create your own design from scratch using ready-to-use tools available from the website or you can simply upload an existing business card design from your file.  You can also request for a free sample.

The winner will be picked via random number generator on July 25,2011.

die-cut business cards

Prize details:

250 pcs Die Cut Business Cards for one winner

2 x 3..5″ Rounded Corners, 2×2″ Rounded Corners, 1.75×3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2×3.5″ Leaf, 2×3.5 Rounded one corner, 2×3.5″ Half Circle Side, 2×3.5″ Oval, 2.5″ Circle

14pt Cardstock Gloss / Matte / High Gloss (UV), or 13pt Cardstock Uncoated,

6 Business Days Turnaround *Free shipping

* die-cut business card templates available for download

Limited to *US residents, 18 years old and above only.

Disclaimer:
This business cards giveaway is sponsored by UPrinting, no monetary compensation was given for hosting. The chosen winner must NOT have won the same print giveaway from UPrinting in the past six months. For more information about online printing services, please visit UPrinting.com.

Victorian telephone and  vintage label maker

Beautiful Vintage: In Shades of Yellow

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yellow vintage

Here are my beautiful vintage picks for this week:
Victorian style 70s phone in yellow with floral and gold accent via
hoot and eye;
Art Deco sugar bowl in sunny yellow with black and white combination via tessiemay;
vintage Astro Label maker gun in mustard yellow with white trigger.Uses standard 3/8”dyno embossing tape and is in great working condition via rainy day story vintage;
A set of vintage Books in zesty shades of yellow via the loose goose:

Twelve Girls in the Garden – Copyright 1957
Inscribed on the back inside cover.
Best Loved Books For Young Readers – Copyright 1968
Webster’s New Standard Dictionary – Copyright 1969
Fondue, Chafing Dish and Casserole Cookery – Copyright 1969
The Limner – Copyright 1975
American Spirit – Copyright 1984 First Edition!

planning a wedding

Planning and Preparing a Dream Wedding

A wedding is one of the happiest and most special occasions in life. Every bride-to-be dreams of a joyous, momentous, and blissful wedding day. But a successful wedding doesn’t just come out of dreaming.

Planning and preparation are essential keys that must never be overlooked. Here is a checklist to help you plan the wedding of your dreams: Continue reading…

 

planning a wedding

 

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Lauren Gold via Lonny

Home Interior Inspiration: Lauren Gold via Lonny

This is the home of Lauren Gold, a design director at Nate Berkus Associates. She, along Violet- her adorable Lab/Pit-bull,  are featured on the cover of Lonny’s July/August issue.  My favorite pieces from her home includes the Milo Baughman Chrome Tufted Chairs, the Louis XV Style Armchair, and the Victorian Acanthus Mirror.  Here are glimpses from the magazine:

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Lauren Gold via Lonny

Lauren Gold via Lonny

via: Lonny

>Style Love: Kate Middleton's Casual Looks

Style Love: Kate Middleton’s Casual Looks

I love Kate Middleton’s style!   The Duchess of Cambridge is charming and elegant in her outfits.  And with her Prince by her side, she looks ever more radiant! Here are some shots from the Royal Couple’s Canadian tour:

New Wall Decals from Lot 26 Studio

New Wall Decals from Lot 26 Studio

Lot 26 Studio introduces a new collection of wall decals to beautify the little one’s nursery room or the kids’ playroom.  

Wall decals are a great choice for decorating because all you need to do is Peel and Stick! Decals come in various colors, shapes and sizes so you can be more creative and come up with your own unique design for your baby’s room. 

A bouncing baby boy? Go with the Blue Sweet Birds & Branch Decal, the Truck and Plane Decals or the Mirrored Alphabet. You can check out the complete new collection of these adorable wall decals for boys here:
wall decal for boys
wall decal for boys