Saturday, April 23, 2011

{Vintage Romance Bridal Garter Sets}

Welcome to The Chica Boutique! If you are having a vintage-themed wedding, or just love everything feminine, my bridal garters are for you. I have a thing for lace and ruffles. Really more of an obsession. I have designed this new line of -oh, so romantic- bridal garter sets. They are created with the most beautiful, girly lace and silk. Hand-sewn and much attention to details, these designs will surely be an heirloom. Would you love one of these designs to match your colors? I love custom orders...just send me a message. Available now in my Etsy shop! Be sure to also find me on FACEBOOK. Thank you so much for visiting!












Monday, April 18, 2011

The Chica Boutique Joins Emmaline Bride

So, I started this week off in a big way! I am so happy to announce that The Chica Boutique has joined the team at Emmaline Bride! Emmaline Bride is The Wedding Guide for the Handmade Bride. I am just giddy in love! ♥ If you are a bride, then Emmaline Bride is a MUST! Check out The Marketplace and Blog for awesome finds! Here's me raising a glass in celebration!

xoxo

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Emmaline Bride, Etsy Wedding Divas, styled shoot....very cool week

Hello! And Happy Sunday...again. How did another week go by so fast?

This has been such a fantastic week for The Chica Boutique. First off, one of my great friends connected me with a fabulous, very well-known wedding photographer who saw my designs and contacted me. He has a styled shoot coming up in a couple of weeks that he will use for editorial submission, and I designed a few pieces for him. Very cool. I can't wait to share more on that.

The Chica Boutique was also featured on Emmaline Bride! How fun! I love this site and just couldn't believe they found my garters! I was just browsing through my morning internet rituals and, whoa!, it took a minute for it to hit me. I'm so used to seeing my own photographed designs, that it almost slipped right past me. They were actually being featured on another site! :)

This week I also received an invitation from the Etsy Wedding Divas to join their team. So happy! This team features the best of the best in all things wedding.

Make sure to check out my Facebook page and become a fan if you haven't already! I have many new designs coming out in the next couple of weeks. :)

Have a Happy Sunday and do something that rocks your world!

XOXO


Sunday, April 10, 2011

Happy Sunday!

Oh, there are just so many fun things going on with The Chica Boutique right now and I'm struggling to keep up with the blog. I'm going to try and do better, though, because it truly is important to me. I love keeping you guys in the loop.

I'm hoping to find the time to add more content for you guys who are true followers of my work. Maybe make it a little more interactive. ;) I have so many things to "talk" about. Trends, Fashion, the Craziness, Business. The problem is, I have so much on my mind between designs and content to share that sometimes I just feel overwhelmed and obviously, the blog suffers. And for the actual content to get better, I may just have to run away to a coffee shop to update. There's a lot going on around here between diapers and tricycles. ;)

In the meantime, I was doing really good updating the times I was featured in treasuries on Etsy. I've slacked on that. But, I will leave you with a couple that I love. The last one is a new couture head piece I recently added to the shop. Many lovely details and hours spent on this piece. I'm getting some better photos from my photographer, which should be in soon! I will be adding more beautiful bridal pieces in the next couple of days.

Also, if you are following, leave me a comment. :) I want to know you! XOXO








Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Chica Boutique {Flower Girl Sash}












I am in awe over these beautiful photos by the talented, Rachel Blackwood. The sash is so sweet and she did a great job of capturing what my vision was for these. There are still some photos coming from this session. So excited to see!

These flower girl bridal sashes are the perfect addition to a simple dress. They are made of dupioni silk and can be sewn onto a silk or satin ribbon. This little dress is so beautiful with the sashes. You can find them here, from Un Petit Chou. Matching accessories are always an option, as well!

XO

Saturday, April 2, 2011

ETSY Treasury- Happiness




I love the colors of the bridal garter set. I am now offering a dupioni silk garter belt in place of the elastic/chiffon garter, as shown in the photo. Please see the listings in my Etsy Shop for details! :)

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