BRIDAL TIPS AND TRENDS: The Old Stone Station in Downtown Eupora

Bridal RegistryWanda Thomas at The Old Stone Station in Eupora said several recent local weddings have gone beyond the typical locations for the wedding ceremony and/or wedding reception.

“Instead of holding the ceremony in a church or chapel, many couples have leaned toward a more natural and/or rustic setting such as barn weddings, back yard weddings, or even beach weddings,” Thomas said. “Even creating an outside appearance using natural props such as trees, pine needles, twigs, and/ or cuttings of holly, Nandina, etc. have replaced arrangements of roses and calla lilies.” Continue reading

BRIDAL TIPS AND TRENDS SERIES: Murphy Drugs powered by Walgreens

IMG_0073 At Murphy Drugs powered by Walgreens in Eupora, brides love anything turquoise. Marianne Adams said local brides are loving bright-colored pottery – particularly the Mudpie and Tag lines – that can be mixed and matched. Pomeroy is another popular brand among local brides for glassware, serving pieces. Adams said burlap and wooden picture frames are also very popular in their bridal registries. Continue reading