Friday, July 16, 2010

Beach and Bridal™ Mr. & Mrs. wedding cake forks and vintage wedding silverware garden markers etc.

Weddings, anniversaries, parties and new additions to families happen year round....A personalized spoon or pair of forks (space permitting) is a fun, yet thoughtful way to mark any occasion.   

Perfect for the people who seem to have everything.

Several months ago I thought why not have bridal items,
and added them to my Etsy shop.  The original's had flattened forks
to serve as place card holders.  Hmmm why not for the
 first bite of wedding cake?

I sold a set and received the sweetest little note from the bride to be.

Then I thought well how often would the "bride and groom"
use the forks except; maybe on an anniversary,

and why not a set to use all the time if they preferred.

(Also available in "his and hers" and "yours and mine")

So, Mr. and Mrs. were introduced.  Again, a few sets.

To say I was caught off guard when they were featured
on the Etsy Storque blog would be an understatement.

There I was on a day off still sitting in my p.j.s
sighing because the computer screen was jumping.....
Talk about falling off the chair when I opened
email and saw a lot of conversations.  Finally, someone
 told me what was going on and said they were
being featured in other places too.

I was, and am grateful.Very grateful.

I worry some days about not meeting those expectations.
It's exciting and scary at the same time.  So, I will take the
advice of my loving family and sweet friends and enjoy the moment.
 while legal minds sort out the details of protecting designs.

Newer beachy versions

This style fork set is currently not available.

Thought these would go nice with the glamorous
beach in vase from this post.

Just some things to add to the existing flower pins and jewelry.

Anyway, that's what I've been up to.  I'm sorry if I haven't
been visiting you as often lately.
Feel free to pop on over and help polish and pack silverware.

Newest editions to the family

Thanks for stopping by.


Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Well good morning! How absolutely lovely all of these vintage and beach-inspired objets d'art are! Thank you for coming to leave a message on my post and yes, the possibilities when one has imagination are quite impressive! I would so love to have a little space to decorate as such, to really keep the cost low of letting out those creative energies. Take advantage of that space you have when you get the inspiration.....have a splendid day! Anita

Lady Grey said...

I love the Mr & Mrs, and bride & groom sets! Such a sweet idea!

Shellbelle said...

Hi Rita, these are so lovely and I'm sure will be cherished by those who have them. What wonderful shower gifts they would make! Now who do I know that's getting married? No one right now, but I'm still waiting on my son.

Privet and Holly said...

Wow, what FUN!!!
You are one creative
lady....Congrats on
the shout out on ETSY!
I will definitely pop
over and add you to my
favorites. Hope that you
are enjoying your summer!
xx Suzanne

michelle said...

Those are so great! I love the Mr. and Mrs. Congrats about being on etsy storque!!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Rita~ congratulations on these great items and for being featured in the Storque! I just love how you've put such an original spin on this idea!! Beautiful! said...

I love all your spoons. So so sweet. My fav I think is the Mr & Mrs.

Melanie said...

Your new creations are Fabulous!!!! I love the Mr. and Mrs!!!

Congratulations on your much-deserved success!:) My beach spoon is one of my favorite treasures!

Blessings to you!

rjerdee said...

Rita, what wonderful designs...I'm so in love with the Mr. and Mrs. forks with the tiny starfish'll sell them like crazy!
Wonderfully fun!

La Dolfina said...

You know how much I love these Rita!!!
They are genius. Oh how I wish I could pop over and help you out! So good to see you up and around in blogland... it's just not the same without you.
I promise to get your packages in the mail first thing Monday!!! Thanks for your patience. It should be nice to receive one after sending out sooooo many :)

Simple Daisy said...

Yeah for you that they were featured!!!!
I love them too and think they are so very cute:)

The Weathered Bungalow said...

Oh my gosh!! I love these! I just need someone to get married so I can buy some!!

xoxo, Meredith

Everything Coastal said...

Absolutely darling - love the Mr. and Mrs. with the little starfish! So cute!

annechovie said...

These are beautiful, Rita! Have a great week. xx

Anne Lorys said...

Darling! I'm surprised that I haven't seen these before.

Kathysue said...

LThese are wonderful I just sent your blog post to a friend of mine that is a wedding planner, I think she will love these!!

Heaven's Walk said...

Hi Rita! Yes, we've missed you! Thanks for popping by my blog!

What a creative and one-of-a-kind treasure! Love those forks and spoons. So pretty. So adorable. You are so talented, girl!

Heading over to check out your Etsy store.... :)

xoxo laurie@heavens-walk

Anonymous said...

I love them! Isn't it amazing where our inspiration and ideas come from.....out of the blue sometimes too? And a big congratulation on making the etsy thing....woohoo. xo Lynn

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hi Rita
Well these are lovely!!! You are so clever and deserving of the attention .. I've always liked these engraved silverware. I think they would make fantastic place markers and the Mr & Mrs are so sweet!! although for me I would need Me & Me!!

Sorry I've been so absent.. my internet does not work so well in my new place... Take care and hope to be back soon.. xxx Julie

Little Emma English Home said...

Oh I love those bridal forks so much! I've never seein anything so cute in Italy. Our weddings are a bit more classic and boring ;)

VS said...

ADORE these!!!!
Truly fabulous......
Thannks for sharing this post with us.

Arabella said...

Great job! these are absolutley wonderful & adorable.

Hope you're doing well! :O)

Marie @ Sally Lee by the Sea

Kerri - Driftwood Interiors said...

Hi Rita, what a fantastic idea - no wonder you're so popular these days! Lovely idea. K xx

Natalie @ Blossoming Visions said...

How unique!! What a gift you have! If only I were getting married all over again ; )

Thanks for stopping my blog. I was wondering what "pickled finish" was? I never heard that term before..

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Ce qui est à très chic! Thank you for coming to visit with me and give my dolly a gander! I hope you are enjoying cool breezes wafting through your lives, enjoying this fabulous summer. Dream big and live, love and LAUGH!!!

Bisous, Anita

Katherine said...

I enjoyed my visit to your blog. Wishing you happiness, Katherine

Shannon said...

Love the Mr. & Mrs. forks, where can I buy them?

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