traditions

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The Wedding Cake, traditions and new trends

“Among the oldest wedding traditions is the cake, almost certainly because wheat and other grains, seeds and nuts are universal symbols of fertility. In the 1800s, wedding cakes reached their literal high point in Europe and the United States. The cake for the 1871 marriage of Queen Victoria’s daughter Pricess Louise stood five feet high […]

Olive Branch Wedding Theme inspiration

Olive branch can be the right choice for your wedding decor, especially for a destination  wedding in Tuscany and if you like to introduce a Mediterranean accent. Starting from the invitations and continuing with ceremony decors, bride’s bouquet, place cards, table centerpieces.. the theme is perfect in every detail.. even in the wedding cake! Here […]

Merry Christmas

This is my first Christmas as a blogger. In my studio full of lights and Christmas items I reflect on the beauty of this period .. I love Christmas. I love the decorations, the lights, the scent of cinnamon cakes, the preparations, the gifts. I love weddings. I love the decorations, the lights, the scent […]

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The wedding favor (bomboniera)

The word “bomboniera” (wedding favor) comes from the French ” bombonnière” with which indicated a small box containing bonbons . The wealthy people of the time flaunt small boxes containing these treats. Only in 1400, arrives in Italy the custom of exchanging gifts between the families of the bride and groom offering small gifts such as boxes […]

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Red Wedding in Tuscany

Solidarity and italian tradition for a wedding in Montecatini Terme Chiara and Fabio as wedding favor wanted a small symbolic object that could actually contribute to a good cause. They have so chosen the Emergency wedding favors of solidarity, delicious heart shaped red candles. Not wanting to give up at the traditional confetti (sugared almonds), I […]