Saturday, November 29, 2008

Something to be thankful for

You know, in today's hustle and bustle, it's easy to get caught up in the drowning credit crisis, historic job loss, challenging work demands, home life to-do's, screaming offspring, married/non-married life, ..yeah, all of that. Inspite of it all, we have a lot to be thankful for. For some of us, it might be our great health, others, that awesome thanksgiving meal that we didn't count the calories for, and yet others a warm home to come home to. And then there are those of us that have all three, not to mention numerous other blessings. Here at Heaven Sown, allow us to challenge you as we challenge ourselves to appreciate what we have EVERY day. Fate could always deal another set of cards. Today as I look over our boys playing with jump ropes and watching Sonic Heros, amongst a mound of unfolded clothes, a dry sod-ridden entryway, and a cloudy day, I am thankful for 3 sets of healthy fingers and toes, and a reminder to stop and smell the roses every once in a, or in this case, the camelias. Happy Holidays everyone! Photo Credits: P3

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Love is a gift!

We are quickly approaching December, the anniversary of another featured wedding from 2007. This couple wanted pretty much what every couple wants, a day that embodies the gift of love shared between them. So, with that, we opted for a "love is a gift" theme that we carried from preparation to the celebration...down to the centerpieces and stationery. Several aspects of the wedding highlighted the blessing that is shared when individuals love and appreciate each other, and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought we'd give thanks for the gift of love. Happy Holidays to you and yours and remember that every day truly is a gift, along with the people you're honored to share it with.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

...the greatest of these is love...

Last August, we planned the union of a special couple who are near (well, far since they hail from and reside in Kansas City) and dear to us. We thought we'd share a few pics for those of you who might be ahead of the game in planning for a fall wedding for next year. We chose a fruit of the spirit theme, and because the bride was so willing to do things differently,we were able to be a little more creative. For one, she decided NOT to go with a traditional ivory or white gown and opted for more of a mocha shade...she is a TRUE individual and she looked FABULOUS! We tried our hand at creating fruit adorned arrangements down the aisle and at the altar, and the guests loved the final outcome of our creativity infused with the ceremonial sanctity.
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The fall shades were a perfect palette for the theme and well, we thought some of the pictures could serve as inspiration for you. If you have the luxury of planning now for a fall wedding, TIP #1: Buy out of season. You'll save a ton and have some spending change for your happily ever after.
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TIP #2: Since you're looking at our blog, you're probably already hip with this one, but scour the internet for creative, yet simple ideas that can be easily duplicated. Your wallet and sanity will thank you later. Because we love to scour ourselves, here are a few great seasonal ideas for the frugal, yet fashionable hostess with the mostest. Enjoy!
Real Wedding Photo Credits: Amy & Scott

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Great Expectations...Isn't this the Cutest!

So, in our perusing, we ran across just the cutest idea....two great treats in one: a delectable treat w/ beautiful presentation. ...For all you shower-planners out there, feast your eyes on THIS! And the best part?
For the month of November, they are offering $50 off a cake topper with a purchase of 45 or more cupcakes!!
When ordering please mention “Cupcake Topper Promotion” and they’ll apply the discount to your order.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Hope That's Changing a Nation

Phenomenal Woman...Part II

...and if you're looking for something for your best friend's baby shower, here's a little something for the Mommie to be and her bundle of joy... we at Heaven Sown realize that babies truly are a gift from God and we love to remind the world of the hope that His glory can promise. These days every glimmer of hope that we can share, is but a small piece of the potential that everyone can reach within themselves. Here's to hope, destiny, and the possibility of promises kept!!!

"I am woman Phenomenally, Pheomenal Woman, That's me"

In light of the economy and the holidays, we're rolling right into the season that's great for bargain hunting and gift giving. Between November and the end of February, you'll ifnd some of the best deals for your closest friends and family. Of course, we love gifts that are thought provoking and express some form of sentiment, so over the next few weeks we'll share our favorite finds. For this week, we'll start off witha little bit of what we offer. ...speaking of sentimental gifts, we really like to honor those women out there who are expecting or caring for little ones. We realize how much of an incredible task it is to carry a little one...not to mention nurturing a baby into all that he/she is destined to be. For that reason, we create a selection of handmade gifts to tickle her fancy while she undergoes this life altering change.

Great Finds!

If you're a lover of personalized stationery as we are, allow us to share with you a few close-ups of our other babies, our custom "ta-ku's" perfect ways to say thanks quickly amongst your hustlin' and buslin' schedules. Each 3.5" x 5" card consists of a metallic embossed cardstock with an etched saying, in this case the abbreviated thanks or "thx". Also included is a coordinating envelope, the ideally simple finishing touch. the idea is that you don't have to say much...just the right touch to show someone you appreciate them and their sentiments.
see? any font or color scheme...SO many choice, SO many ideas...........
we know, don't you feel like you're in a candy shop? :)
...and if you want something just for you, we also offer a similar style that can accommodate almost any font/color scheme of your choice. Perfect for monogrammed stationery, invitations, save the dates, custom monograms, and more! Its custom, so dream your biggest dream and Heaven Sown can make it happen!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Out of the mouth's of babes....

Here's just what every parent needs, beauty and function all in one!
Just in time for the holidays, our plush and cushy matching cotton velour reversible bib & burp cloth set!
Beauty: only the softest velour fabric for baby's skin with an adorable coordinating burp cloth
Function: 2 layers of cotton velour and organic fleece for ultra absorbency
More coordinating sets are coming soon!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Are the Christmas bells jinglin' already!?

We just love the holidays!!! The vibrant colors can be used minimally, but speak volumes. Primadonna's blog and Social Event Design share this copper/cream combo and see our personal favorites below: our very own copper and gold combo. Who wouldn't fall in love with these bold and sensational hues? We love them personally because you get a sophisticated look with minimal work...and not always the standard red and green "Christmassy" look.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Gearing up for the holidays!!!

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Without Further Ado...

The two of us, as previously stated, really never thought we would be doing what we are doing now. However, we must say that we are extremely proud of the work that we have done. Heaven Sown Event Planning & Personalized Gifts was our first "business baby." Now 3 years later we have another newborn...Creme de la Creme Cheesecakes. Creme de la Creme specializes in freshly baked homemade cheesecakes. Knowing that presentation speaks loudly, we came up with a concept for patrons to not just receive a cake in a box, but a cake in a gift box. These decadent desserts will leave you wanting 229.854.0434 for more information, and to place your order for your very own Creme de la Creme Cheesecake!!!

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