July 27, 2010

Colleen's Veil

I threw a "surprise" bachelorette party for my ex roommate last Sunday. We held the party at a local french restaurant Rendezvous Bistro off of Lawrence Ave. We had the whole place to ourselves to eat, drink, and play games. I think we had a little too many mimosas while playing janga, but it was still a lot of fun.

I worked on her veil after the party, and after a cup of strong coffee. Her veil had two hand made silk tulled flowers in ivory with pearl stamens. The veiling is an ivory bird cage netting and there is a triangle pearl detail that you can only see when viewing the piece sideways. Colleen has a slight obsession with triangles so I thought it would be a funny little thing to add to her veil. The actual veiling took a long time because she didn't want it to drape over her eyes, so I had to make it just right. At 2 am the next day I was finally done, and I am very proud of my work.

I will post more images when I get back from her wedding on Sunday.

Colleen came and picked it up the next day and she said she loved it. She also helped me come up with a Mission Statement for my line, let me know what you guys think! I personally love it.

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  1. I like the mission statement very much. And the veil too!

  2. What a sweet blog! :))
    Come visit mine hon, I think (hope :)) you'll really like it! I can't wait to hear from you!

    Have a nice day!


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