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The Decorators, Chapter 2: Naphisha, The Perfect Setting.

First Impressions I first met Naphisha at the Suhaag Wedding Show in 2012. I remember two things from our very brief interaction: 1. she had a British accent,  and 2. she came across as really professional. I then contacted The Perfect Setting in July of 2012 – that’s right, over a year before my big day(S). Brides… Continue reading The Decorators, Chapter 2: Naphisha, The Perfect Setting.

Decor, Wedding

MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Money Saving Tip: Centrepieces!

Hey Guys! I thought those who are planning their wedding will appreciate this little tip, because who doesn't like saving money?! First things first, know that centrepieces, especially if they are fresh flowers, are typically quite expensive.  That said,  it's your wedding day and fresh flowers go so far in creating that beautiful ambience!  A… Continue reading MyBigFatPakistaniWedding Money Saving Tip: Centrepieces!

Decor, Invitation, Wedding

Incorporating Wedding into Home Decor

So if you been following my blog you know that post-wedding I've been non-stop decorating mine and SMs first apartment (so fun to do btw!) and so it couldn't be more perfect when my boss gave us this as a house-warming gift: Remember my wedding invitations, which I took forever obsessing over and perfecting? Well,… Continue reading Incorporating Wedding into Home Decor

Decor, Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding

Getting Ready for the Mayoun!

Hi Guys! So it's been a pretty hectic few days; I'm blogging this as I get my hair coloured! My mayoun is on Tuesday and so were trying to get ready for that and then the rest of the wedding days to follow, of course! So the mayoun (typically the kick-start of Pakistani wedding festivities,… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Mayoun!

Decor, Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian, Tradition, Wedding

MORE Weekend Wedding Preparations

Hello hello! So, I'm now in the home stretch of this wedding planning business (feels surreal!) and this past weekend was also full of preparations! After we finally got our marriage license on Friday (see previous post!), my mom and I hit up Gerrard Street Little India Bazaar to go shopping for supplies we needed… Continue reading MORE Weekend Wedding Preparations

Decor

The Etsy Diaries: Frame from France

Last week I came home to find a box laying on my door step. Immediately I thought: Which etsy purchase could it be?! Lol. Which is why I feel it's appropriate to create a feature - The Etsy Diaries - to capture all of my purchases! The one last week was the picture frame here:… Continue reading The Etsy Diaries: Frame from France

Decor, Wedding

Accents via Etsy

Now that the wedding is getting closer, I've realized that it's the little things like, the pen for your receiving table, the guest book, the cake knife, etc, etc, which really require attention to detail. Enter: Etsy. The global online village of handicrafts- I'm loving these days. The mirror I found for the arsi Mashaf… Continue reading Accents via Etsy