The wedding cake has endured a centuries-old tradition dating back to the days of the Romans, when the groom would break a loaf of bread over the bride’s head, symbolizing the breaking of the bride’s virginal state and the subsequent dominance of the groom over her. Today, the cake is too large and unwieldy to pick up and break over the bride’s head. Additionally, the bride may retaliate if the groom even thought about reviving this ancient custom.
One other tradition, the groom’s cake, is a fading practice as well. But, it can be a sweet (literally) tradition to continue if you’re so inclined. Read on to learn more about the groom’s cake and how you can create or purchase boxes for your friends and family to carry away from the reception. Continue reading
You want your wedding day to be special, but your budget is slim. The sites listed below could help save money, but they also will make your wedding day one of a kind. We picked some of the top sites that offer crafts that are easy to make as well as photos that will make your imagination jump. Just glancing through some of the images on these sites might want you to get married all over again — or at least throw a huge party for about 250 guests!
Even the wedding photograph, taken by an amatuer like the one shown above, can make a great gift for family and friends after the wedding…a simple frame is all you need to make this wedding personal for everyone involved and for everyone who attends. Continue reading
In the previous blog entry, you may have learned about various options available for your wedding music and how to burn that music to your CD. Now that your CD is ready to play, you might want to spice it up with some graphics. This tutorial provides a number of options for your creative abilities, along with resources for free artwork and graphics. Continue reading
A wedding isn’t a wedding without music. From the pre-wedding gathering of guests to the reception, you might have an idea about the music you want to enjoy and that you want for your guests to enjoy. This tutorial walks you through gathering that music and creating a CD that you can play for each phase of your wedding. Continue reading
If you’re planning your wedding (congratulations!), you might take a look at who is using Twitter to promote their wedding-planning skills. While you probably want to keep your wedding under budget (like using Worldlabel labels to decorate, for mailing and other crafty ideas), you can find someone on Twitter who can help you stay within your financial means — whether or not that budget is big or small. To that end, we’ve gathered the top 25 Twitter users who focus on bridal planning so you don’t have to do the searching. Continue reading
Joan Vieweger, Co-Founder of Choclatique…chocolates out of the box!, provided us with some beautiful images to show how she uses Worldlabel labels for her merchandise. After you take a look at this packaging, you might remember that Valentine’s Day is just SIX DAYS away! Before you get caught short, you might visit Choclatique. They were Voted “Most Gifted Chocolatier” by the International Chocolate Salon last year!
2009 certainly proved to be a busy year for Worldlabel, as we modified the business, started a blog which was hacked and started all over again. But, it was a productive year, too, as the following blogs show. We’ve picked twelve top blog entries for 2009 and offer them below, many written by guest authors and most that focus on Open Source tutorials and products. These blogs are in no particular order, but they’re our favorites because they seemed to help a lot of our readers…