Posts by Kathy Wright

Museum Method™ Strapless Gown Preservation

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in General, Wedding Gown Preservation | 0 comments

Museum Method™ Strapless Gown Preservation

A question we are often asked is how do we preserve strapless wedding gowns with Museum Method™ (hanging) wedding gown preservation? Or what about a gown with thin spaghetti straps, or straps made of delicate fabric? Are those small straps supposed to bare the weight of the whole wedding gown? Excellent questions… Gravity – it’s very useful for keeping us all on the ground, but not very helpful for storing textiles. If you are like most people, you have probably had a sweater or two ruined by hanging on wire hangers. Which is why you now always hang sweaters from...

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Strapless Wedding Gowns Save $30

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in General, HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Strapless Wedding Gowns Save $30

Is your wedding gown strapless or have thin spaghetti straps? If so, you’re in luck– during the month of August. you can enjoy $30 off your wedding gown cleaning and/or preservation with coupon code Strapless30off on a strapless (or almost strapless) dress! You can choose wedding gown cleaning, cleaning and preservation, or restoration of an aged, vintage wedding gown. Choose any of our services and save $30 on your cute strapless gown! How to Order and Use Wedding Gown Preservation Discount Get your quote for your wedding gown preservation costs Add desired service into...

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Loren’s Something Blue is her Wedding Dress

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Loren’s Something Blue is her Wedding Dress

A Wedding Dress StoryBy Loren R.  I searched for my wedding dress at major bridal salons up and down the East coast before finding the dress in Columbus, Ohio at La Jeune Mariee Bridal.  The gown I chose was the first dress I tried on and I knew immediately that it was the one. The light blue in my gown is not only my favorite color, but is also the color of my alma mater, Spelman College. The matching custom veil was made by Sara Gabriel Veils, and features a white to deep blue ombre color, adorned with ombre blue Swarovski crystals. Loren’s wedding...

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Yes to the Dress at the 6th Bridal Shop

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Wedding Gown Preservation, Wedding Gown Stories | 1 comment

Yes to the Dress at the 6th Bridal Shop

A Wedding Dress StoryBy Milisa O’Reilly I fell in love with my wedding dress the minute I put it on.  After visiting multiple wedding dress shops (6 to be exact) over the weekend, this was the last dress I tried on.    The funny thing was I had a few that my wedding party loved.  I did too but when I tried on this one, I did not wait for them to say yes.. I just blurted out yes to the dress and everything with it.   Dress bought from :   Bridal & Formal in the Reading Bridal District in Cincinnati, OHWedding Venue: The Metropolitan at the 9, Cleveland, OHWedding...

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Family Heirloom Christening Gown Renewed

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 in Heirloom Garment Restoration, Heirloom Garments | 2 comments

Family Heirloom Christening Gown Renewed

A Family Heirloom StoryBy Carol Kidney This christening gown was made by my Mom, a talented seamstress, for her first-born child in 1956. There was also a blanket that was a gift from my Aunt. The robes were worn by my sister and me. These items were carefully stored until 1977 when they were worn by my brother’s first born son and all my mom and dad’s grandchildren. They were last worn by their youngest grandchild in 1994. The family welcomed the next generation of our family in 2018. Sadly my Mom passed away in 2018 but we will celebrate her life and legacy when her...

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Warm Winter Wedding Dresses

Posted by on Jan 11, 2019 in General, Wedding Planning | 0 comments

Warm Winter Wedding Dresses

It’s January and it’s cold outside, unless of course you live below the equator. But for those up north it’s a cold, cold month. If you happen to be planning a winter wedding , please consider your comfort! Most brides think only of how gorgeous their wedding dress is. But, you may really enjoy some outdoor photos, even in winter so warm winter wedding dresses are something you should consider. My daughter was married in December 2016 a day after a terrible snowstorm. It was sooo cold outside (about 9 degrees), but some of their outdoor wedding photos are...

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Irene’s Bargain Beauty Wedding Gown

Posted by on Dec 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Irene’s Bargain Beauty Wedding Gown

A Wedding Dress StoryBy Vivian I. Bikulege – Irene’s daughter I believe she bought it on sale in the “bargain basement” of Joseph Horne Co. for $100.She couldn’t afford much. She was a working woman and financed the wedding from her own savings. My mother – Irene Marie Sullivan wore this wedding gown on April 16,1955 when she married my father, Stanley A. Bikulege at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, PA. She weighed 98 lbs when she got married. She never told our family much about her dress – just that she found it and...

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Mother’s Wedding Dress Restoration Amazing

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mother’s Wedding Dress Restoration Amazing

A Wedding Dress Story By Tracy Hulett After my mom passed we had to sell her house and found her wedding dress stuffed in a plastic bag in the original box. It smelled of ammonia. We knew that her mother, Bessie Ross Shriver had made the gown for her and so we wanted to preserve it. My mother had such a small waist when she was married that none of her daughters could fit into her wedding gown. We joke that one of her grandsons will have to marry a girl with a tiny waist. It’s such a beautiful gown we hope that someone down the line will be able to wear it. The dress was...

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Cyber Sale Extended – Save 10% on Gown Care

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in HGP Promotions | 0 comments

Cyber Sale Extended – Save 10% on Gown Care

Our Black Friday – Cyber Monday sale was a huge success so we have decided to extend it for the whole month of December. Tell a friend and then you can both enjoy our best discount of the year. That’s $30 – $90 off our 10% off Heritage Select™ and Heritage Couture™ wedding gown cleaning and preservation packages with discount code: BFCM10%off   (Minimum purchase of $299) Heritage Essentials™ orders enjoy a Free Custom Label with coupon code: FreeLabel Get your gown care quote at: Wedding Dress Cleaning and Preservation   Happy holidays from...

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Wedding Gown Restyled for 25 year Anniversary

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Wedding Gown Cleaning, Wedding Gown Stories | 0 comments

Wedding Gown Restyled for 25 year Anniversary

A Wedding Dress Story By Robin Svendsen This is the original wedding dress that I purchased back in 1993. I am the only one that has worn it. My sleeves were really puffy back in the 90’s which was the style, so I had them altered this year for my 25 year anniversary which I surprised my husband when I wore my dress again 25 years later down the aisle for a vow renewal. He got very emotional. Everything was original except for the sleeves. I purchased this dress in Chicago on a whim, I was on vacation and decided to peek in the bride store. My maid of honor cried when I put it on so I...

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