DIY Workshop

January 26, 2010

“Do It Yourself Wedding Workshop”

Presented by

Divya K.

Brought to you by


January 26, 2010

Photos by Mark Bernreuther Photo
www., 585-392-5034

All photos are copyrighted and all rights are reserved.

Vital Planner
Planning Solution for all Occasions
– Wedding Planning
– Decor
– Chair Covers, 585-300-6907

Special Thanks to our Vendors

1) JC Master Productions

Videography, 585-329-9625

2) Mark Bernreuther Photo

Photography, 585-392-5034

3) All Occasions Catering

Catering, 585-244-2870

4) As-the-Disc-Goes-Round Productions

DJ, 585-319-3981

5) Marguerite M. Herbert

Florists, 585-248-2614

6) Invitation Plus

Invitations, 585-621-7340

7) Blue Apple Productions

Photo Booth, 585-388-5500


Please send us a comment by using the comment box at the bottom of the page with answers to the following questions?

To stay anonymous, use “Anonymous” for Name and for email.

Q1: How informative was the DIY Workshop?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being most informative

Q2: How many DIY ideas will you use at your wedding?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being all

Q3: Was the staff professional?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being most professional.

Q6: How relevant was the decoration of the workshop for weddings?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being most relevant.

Q7: Were the vendors helpful in answering all your questions?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being most helpful

Q8: Would you use any of the vendors for your weddings?

Rate 1 to 7, with 7 being use all.

Q9: How enthusiastic do you feel about recommending this workshop to others?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being most enthusiastic.

Q10: How much of your expectations about this workshop met?

Rate 1 to 10, with 10 being met most.

Q11: Please write us anything you would like us to improve.



July 20, 2009

It is popular and practiced in India from thousands of years till date to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value. It washes away all the harmful toxins from the body, hence giving you a healthy and active start of the day.
Method to follow this is :-

  • As you wake up in the morning before brushing teeth, drink 4 x 160ml glasses of water
  • Brush and clean the mouth but do not eat or drink anything for 45 minute
  • After 45 minutes you may eat and drink as normal.
  • After 15 minutes of breakfast, lunch and dinner do not eat or drink anything for 2 hours
  • Those who are old or sick and are unable to drink 4 glasses of water at the beginning may commence by taking little water and gradually increase it to 4 glasses per day.
  • The above method of treatment will cure diseases of the sick and others can enjoy a healthy life.
  • This treatment method has no side effects, however at the commencement of treatment you may have to urinate a few times.

It is better if we continue this and make this procedure as a routine work in our life. Drink Water and Stay healthy and Active.

Choosing Your Wedding Party

February 7, 2010

Being in a wedding party can involve a fair amount of responsibility and expense, especially for the honor attendants (best man and maid of honor). Bear this in mind when asking; make sure all participants know up front what you are expecting of them. To give everyone ample time to plan, name your attendants soon after you choose a date and venue. Invite people to participate in a way that allows them to decline gracefully if they feel they’re not up to the task, and don’t insist on an immediate answer.

If anyone is unable to afford the cost of their formal wear, hotel room, or travel, you might tactfully offer to help out if you can. Pick the right number of attendants for the size and style of your wedding. Eight to twelve is common, but you can have more or less. Many couples include children, often nieces and nephews. Others have honor attendants only.

Whatever you decide, don’t feel you must choose an equal number of men and women. Loved ones don’t come in boxed sets, and neither should your wedding party.


How to save money

February 7, 2010

Designer or drugstore?

Designer products don’t necessarily deliver better results. Drugstore brands like MaryKay, L’Oreal and Revlon can be just as good and will save you a bundle. (visit

Salon visit

Go to your makeup artist’s salon instead of having her come to you on your wedding day. Some charge their all-day rate even if they only spend an hour or two with you.

Do it yourself

Prior to your big day, seek out helpful how-to tips from a pro. Then, practice applying your makeup at home so you’ll master it on your wedding day.

Half and half

Ask your bridesmaids to apply their own foundation and blush, but hire a makeup artist to apply their eye makeup and lipstick. They’ll get a polished look for less.

Smile bright

Stock up on at-home teeth-whitening treatments instead of paying for professional services at your dentist.

Bronzed beauty

Apply a self-tanning product at home instead of going to the salon for a spray-on tan. Just be sure to use smooth, even strokes to avoid blotches.

Beauty Basics

February 7, 2010

Day or night

Choose makeup that reflects the formality and time of day of your event. Light, natural hues fit right in at a casual daytime event, while bolder, more dramatic colors look smashing at night.

Toning up

Hues should complement your skin coloring too. Blue undertones flatter fair skin, warm corals enhance olive complexions, and bronze and caramel look best on dark skin. Wear a shirt that’s the same hue as your wedding dress to see how you’ll truly look.

Shop around

Visit the makeup counters in department stores and specialty stores like Sephora, and take advantage of free makeup consultations.

A good polishing

Try out different nail polishes to find a hue that will complement your skin tone, wedding dress and bouquet.

Seasonal guide

Sport sheer pastels in spring; bright tones for summer; warm, tawny shades during autumn; and metallics in winter.

Start here

Looking beautiful on Big-Day got little easier – Getting Started

February 7, 2010

Flawless finish

Start a skincare regimen at least six months before your wedding day. If you don’t already have one, visit a dermatologist who will help get you on track.

Skin savers

Purchase products that work with your skin—not against it. Harsh scrubs or cleansers will only make sensitive skin break out more, while mild cleansers won’t effectively clean oily skin.

Top service

Get regular facials at a reputable salon. If you don’t have a facialist, seek recommendations from friends and brides in your area.

Sun safety

Wear sunscreen every day. Seeking out a moisturizer with a built-in SPF (15 or higher, please!) is a foolproof way to make sure you incorporate it into your daily routine.

ABC’s of skin care

Don’t forget that healthy skin doesn’t only come from cleansers and moisturizers. Eat right, exercise and get plenty of sleep.

Best face forward

Use makeup to accent your best feature: Draw attention to your eyes, for example, by using subtly contrasting colors (think slate blue for brown eyes and soft violet for blue eyes).

A bit bolder

Your wedding day is not the time to attempt a new look—you want to feel comfortable in your own skin. But realize you’ll want to apply your makeup a bit darker than normal. Photographs can make you look washed out.

Hands on care

Starting weekly manicures at least two months prior to your wedding will give you the healthiest nails possible. Apply cuticle oil and moisturizer regularly at home.

Smile bright

Visit your dentist for professional whitening treatments, or use whitening toothpaste and a do-it-yourself bleaching kit at home.

Wax pretty

Schedule final waxing appointments a week or two before your big day. If you’ve never had your eyebrows shaped, start two months in advance to perfect the look.

Start here for your bridal makeup needs

5! Glam Wedding Ideas

February 7, 2010

A wedding is meant to be a fantasy fairy tale made real. There’s no better way to make your dream wedding come true than by going glam! The newest trends range from sparkling table settings to mind-blowing entertainment—wow your guests with one of these five decadent ideas.

Luxury Lounges

Toss the traditional wedding setup aside for something fun and unique. A luxury lounge can take your reception to the next level. Drape off seating areas around the dance floor or on the lawn for guests to rest their feet. Set up white couches, chairs and tables decorated with bright blooms, colorful pillows and throws for a club-like feel. Another great way to create a lounge vibe is to place long high-tops with chiavari-style bar chairs around them for people to sit, eat and talk.

Textured Linens

Why settle for your venue’s traditional white tablecloths? You can add an element of style with textured linens. No matter what your taste, there’s an intriguing material just right for you. Using multiple fabrics, like embroidered organza with chenille or layered tablecloths (think sheer velvet over taffeta), can create drama in any venue. Choose daring colors like rich reds or plums, or classic neutrals with pops of bright green, yellow or pink.

Metallic Details

Take a hint from your shimmery evening bag by incorporating some metallic detail into your décor. With choices like silver, gold, pewter, copper and bronze, metallic accents are the new “it” factor. Liven up your tables with mercury glass vases, napkin rings, chargers and framed photos. Make a huge statement with glittering pillar candlesticks displayed on a bed of crystals in place of tiny tea lights for a more glam effect.

Customized Lighting

It’s all about good lighting. The right customized lighting effects can change the entire look of a space—boring ballrooms can turn into sultry clubs. Classy chandeliers dripping in Swarovski crystals or glowing candles add the perfect touch to a ballroom or tent. Bring the outdoors in with gobo lights, which can project patterns (think branches) or your monogram onto the dance floor. Or use LED light fixtures to change the color of the room throughout the night—pink for the cocktail hour, rich reds for dinner and blue shades with white stars for dancing.

Elaborate Entertainment

In addition to your staple entertainment, mix it up with a performance by a local drum line, street dance team, mariachi band or steel drummer. For nonmusical entertainment, have a cigar-rolling station with a professional roller, a casino table for a few card games, a photo booth or a caricature artist.

Source :- Wedding Channel

Nikken Air Purifier

December 7, 2009

Attending a Nikken event in Toronto last week, I found out that the Nikken.UK site says that the Air Wellness Power5 Pro has unique anti-bacterial and anti-viral capabilities. This same product, sold in North America, is endorsed by the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation and the British Allergy Foundation. Working with a global research and development company like Nikken is a great way to make a difference in people’s lives.

Take care and stay healthy,

Sue Cloen  (Nikken Wellness Consultant)