Month: August 2015

Summer Trend: Warm Rustic

Bring nature into your home with this summer trend: warm rustic. With its warm color palette, you can personalize it by interspersing small touches to make it your own. Read below to find out why our Zola couples are LOVING this trend right now. Neutral Colors  Beiges, whites and other neutral colors don’t have to be boring. Use these colors as your background and building blocks to your home and registry before adding on. We recommend using these colors in your tableware and furniture so you can accessorize with brighter pops of color and patterns. Rustic We love any way that you can incorporate the look of nature into your home. We are obsessing over this coffee table and how elevated it looks for the friendly price tag. These salt & pepper shakers are also a fun way to bring nature straight to your table. Literally. Grays and Blues These soothing colors will bring calm into even the messiest and busiest kitchen. From this Staub dutch oven to this Canvas Home place setting, these warm blues and grays will …

The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing Guide

A honeymoon is not just another vacation – it is your first trip as a newlywed couple. After all of that stressful wedding planning, it’s finally time for you to relax and enjoy time together in a beautiful place. It will be the most romantic trip of your life, so don’t rush the packing or forget the essentials. The absolute necessities are pretty obvious ones. If you’re going abroad don’t forget your passport, or visa if you need one. Bring extra cash or traveler’s checks. Don’t forget power adapters, medications, reading materials, or a printed out copy of your itinerary. But aside from these obvious items, there are a few must-haves that might not be quite as apparent. Must-Haves Accessories: Camera Stain removing wipes or stick Sunscreen Bug repellant Aspirin Chap stick Band-aides Snacks As for clothes, every new bride will remember the new lingerie she bought for this special occasion. You will remember the swimsuits, dresses, jackets and ties, shorts and t-shirts. But there are some clothing items that you might overlook and will regret …

An Adventurous Wedding Registry: #ZolaCouple Elena & Greg

A love for travel and trying new foods, this #ZolaCouple’s registry is all about adventure. Elena and Greg met in Seville, Spain and got engaged on a balcony overlooking the beautiful vineyards of Sonoma, California. Their relationship has been defined by extraordinary experiences they have shared together around the world. In keeping with who they are as a couple, they created a unique wedding registry that should inspire a little wanderlust in all of us. How did you meet? We met while studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain during our junior year of college. It’s funny because we went to high school 10 minutes away from each other (Greg actually attended Elena’s senior prom, but with another girl!) and went to the same college (University of Pennsylvania), but didn’t actually meet until Spain. How did you get engaged? We got engaged when Greg surprised Elena with a trip to Sonoma, California. We knew we would be moving to California and he wanted to propose in a place that represented the next step we would take in our lives …