Archive for 2014

Christmas wrapping inspiration…

Posted on: December 18th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

I`m a big fan of wrapping gifts as I find it therapeutic, creative and an opportunity to add a little more love to the presents I`ve carefully selected.  With Christmas less than a week away we know that you will be getting your gifts ready to put under the tree and so we have brought you a little…

Milk and Honey – Styled Baby Shower, Part 2

Posted on: December 3rd, 2014 by Carolyn 4 Comments

We’re guessing a lot of you here in Dubai are trying to ease back into the week, after a holiday yesterday and so we thought we would bring you a little more inspiration from our `milk and honey` inspired baby shower. You are in for a treat as we feature the stationery specially designed for the shoot…

Milk and Honey – Styled Baby Shower

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by Carolyn 2 Comments

Today we bring you a baby shower that invokes a sense of calmness, beauty and charm without being overly themed and decorated.  There is something so special about being able to pamper a soon-to-be-mum but to be honest the `typical` baby shower can sometimes be a little overdone.  We wanted to bring you something fresh and unique, that would…

A beach maternity shoot…

Posted on: November 22nd, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

I can only imagine how special those last couple of weeks are, as parents wait in anticipation for their treasured little bundle to arrive.  And we will say it again, being able to share those precious moments on `I am captivated` is an honour and privilege.  Especially when we get to know the photographer behind the lens…

High Tea Garden Party – Baby Shower

Posted on: November 19th, 2014 by Carolyn 2 Comments

Rio, founder of wedding inspiration website www.brideclubme.com was one of the creative brains behind this fresh and elegant baby shower which she helped create for her best friend and soon-to-be-mum.  You can imagine our delight, when we learnt that she had paired up with a number of other creative ladies including Joelle from Lovely Styling.  Yes,…

Behind the scenes and `a word from the creatives`…

Posted on: November 16th, 2014 by Carolyn 3 Comments

Nothing is more exciting then dreaming up something magical and watching it come to life thanks to the contribution of a few talented individuals.  Here at `I am captivated` we aim to inspire, captivate and motivate you to take life`s special moments and make them into something even more extraordinary and memorable.  It was an…

Advent Calendars – DIY

Posted on: November 1st, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

While we still have a few weeks to go until December and we are beginning to think of ways in which we can enjoy the festive season I thought I would share some of my favourite advent calendar ideas.  If you are single, living with friends, married or have a family, there is no reason why…

Creating That Perfect Bridal Shower…DIY Tips

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

We know that it can be overwhelming to be left in charge of organising a bridal shower for a special-bride-to-be especially if you are like me and you love attention to detail.  However it can often turn into a stressful affair.  We decided we wanted to reduce the stress levels and inspire you to get creative at home…

Cape Sienna Phuket- wedding and honeymoon

Posted on: October 26th, 2014 by Carolyn 2 Comments

We felt extremely privileged when we were invited to stay at the Cape Sienna Phuket in August this year. What a privilege to feature this hotel as a destination wedding and honeymoon venue. Planning a wedding in an exotic location, is fast becoming a trend, especially for expats living in Dubai. It can be tricky…

Little Luxuries Part2

Posted on: October 16th, 2014 by Carolyn No Comments

To ensure you are able to enjoy the images taken by Maria Sundin at Little Luxuries, I have decided to feature two articles instead of one.  I can`t help dreaming of how stunning a bridal shower or baby shower would look if it included some of these items.  Just enjoying a cup of tea from a beautiful floral tea cup would be…