July, 2010

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Anthony Commisso, owner of Tuxego, in Latham, New York, has been in the men's formalwear business for more than 20 years. With that kind of experience under his belt, Commisso is able to ensure that a groom and his groomsmen look as sharp as their female counterparts on the big day.

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Napkins

Handmade napkins are an inexpensive and luxurious touch to add to any table. Make your guests feel at home with these bright napkins--make these exactly as shown, or use your own wedding colors for a coordinated table setting! You could try them in fun prints, or maybe designate a different hue for each table!

Materials:

To make twelve double sided napkins

-24 Fat quarters (sold at most all fabric stores)

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 What could be more noteworthy than getting a nod from planner extraordinaire, Martha Stewart? We can't think of anything. (It's hard to top Martha!) New York's Sugar Flower Shop was just selected to be in the current spring issue of Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine a privilege owner Amy DeGiulio is thrilled about.

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Can you believe it? March is knocking at our door already, which means spring has almost sprung! As April, May and summer weddings quickly approach this is the time for brides to take action kick planning into high gear. And there's no better place to get the best ideas in the biz than at A Wedding Affair. This one-of-a-kind bridal event is dedicated to catering to local & destination couples that want to experience the BEST the Hudson Valley has to offer.

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We have fallen in love with plaid - tartan plaids, to be specific. Steeped in history, these colorful patterns traditionally identified the wearer as belonging to a specific Scottish clan. But you don't have to be Scottish--or make your fiancé dress up in a kilt--to incorporate the rich beauty of tartan plaid in your wedding day. The warmth of the wool fabric makes tartan plaid an ideal material for a winter wedding in particular.