Friday, November 23, 2007

Why Damask??

Ok so I came across a few knottie bio's and I became obessesd with Damask.

According to Wikipedia: Damask (Arabic: دمسق) is a figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibers, with a pattern formed by weaving. Made with one warp and one weft in which, generally, warp-satin and weft sateen weaves interchange. Twill or other binding weaves may sometimes be introduced. The term originally referred to ornamental silk fabrics, which were elaborately woven in colours, sometimes with the addition of gold and other metallic threads. Damask was first produced in China, India, Persia, and Syria, then the Byzantine Empire followed. In the West, it was first known as diaspron or diaper, the term used in Constantinople. In the 12th century however, the city of Damascus, famous for its textiles, so far outstripped all other places for beauty of design that it gave the cloth its modern name.

Interesting right??? ;)

I really am inspired, and hope it's not too late to incorporate it into my wedding!!!!

Dollar Tree Direct

I found this great website through work, because we buy labels in bulk, but apparently, for people planning large events, or whatever you can use Dollar Tree Direct a website the store Dollar Tree recently started up , where you can buy anything you see in a store, in bulk. I think this service is fairly new. Here is a write-up from the press release on Retail Net.

Dollar Tree has launched an e-commerce site called "Dollar Tree Direct" ( designed for customers who want to purchase large quantities of items from the store.Customers can submit orders via electronic submission, fax or by phone. No matter what method they choose, shoppers will have the chance to speak with a customer-service representative who will check on availability of requested items and process payments.

It doesn't look like a whole lot that I've seen in the stores is on the web site yet, but as long as you have the product number you can call-in an order.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Engagement Pictures

Josue and I took our Engagement pictures last friday in Laguna Beach. Our photographer Edna, was amazing! I can't wait to see what magic she creates with our wedding pictures! Here a few of my fav shots from the day!

I LOVE this shot!!!! This One is a true "Engagement Picture" ;)