Spring has finally arrived and it has got me in a spring mood. So much so that I spent all afternoon putting together rose escort cards. Sure maybe I could have had a picnic instead, but then again they only require three things (cardboard, scissors and a glue gun), are super easy to make, and prett[...]
Spring is finally here and that means spring weddings! Glorious events full of color and light. Get right into the spirit and transform your wedding venue into a spring paradise by making these DIY delicate crêpe paper flower place cards.
They’re a breeze to craft, easy to adapt to your theme, an[...]
While browsing for centerpiece ideas on Pinterest recently, I came upon a pin which really caught my attention. It was a cute idea to make festive vases using red striped candy canes to decorate a plain vase or jar. One thing which I had been searching for was a unique yet relatively cheap way t[...]
My husband and I had a DIY wedding in 2006, and seven years ago, there was very little available in the way of disposable plastics which were also beautiful. We had tons of family coming from all over the world for the weekend before our wedding, and let’s just say, I had to re-glue a fingernail th[...]
It's a new year, and we have a new contributor to introduce! Meet Jessica - she's stolen our hearts with her DIY flair! Take it away, Jessica...
Being a person that loves all things mason jars, burlap, and winter, this centerpiece has won my affection, and will become a centerpiece on my tables f[...]
If you are anything like me you have searched Pinterest for creative decorations and pinned hundreds of inspirational ideas. When you find it comes time to make these projects many amazing photos lack fall short when it comes to what they used. Well I have found countless holiday and Christmas Weddi[...]
Need something to do with all that tissue paper you save from gifts (like from your bridal shower)? If you’re like me, you can’t bear to throw it all away and see it go to waste. This is a very easy tutorial to turn all that tissue paper into a pretty backdrop for your alter, welcome table, or photo[...]
No vintage wedding affair is complete with the one of the most iconic symbols of yesteryear beauty: the black and white photo.
There are endless possibilities to incorporating these easy to make details into your wedding day. Whether you want to showcase your engagement photos, childhood photos, [...]
Spring and Summer may be the peak of wedding season, but that doesn't mean fabulous weddings don’t occur outside of the warm weather calendar. In fact, Fall weddings tend to be some of the most magical occasions around.
Think about it. Nature is already going crazy with awesome colors for you. And [...]
Cupcakes are a growing trend in both the wedding and the bridal shower circuit. So, it is imperative to have an elegant way to display them. Whether you want one tall tower to display your little treats or individual towers to act as centerpieces, there are simple, affordable ways to construct the c[...]
Today's feature is brought to you buy MIDORI. Khris has used MIDORI's products in her DIY Bride books, and she is a faithful fan of this company. It brings us great joy to talk about Midori on the blog today!
Midori has long been a popular name among crafters worldwide, and now, Midori is getti[...]
Help a DIYer Out is a regular feature where you can ask our community where to find products or resources.
Jessica asked us where she could find that lovely staple of vintage weddings, the mason jar, on the cheap and in bulk.
Hey Khris, I'm looking for 140-ish mason jars for table and stair dec[...]
From my chats with thousands of you fine folks every year, I know that one of the biggest challenges DIYers face - no matter what the theme or budget - is coming up with beautiful-but-affordable wedding decor. I'm sincerely excited to introduce you to Luna Bazaar, a small Vermont-based company, that[...]
Event designer, Tara Wilson, shares with us this lovely - and easy - edible centerpiece idea. This is perfect for a cozy, casual outdoor wedding, your bridal shower, or a brunch for your wedding party.
1. Wrap each of the wreaths with the red ribbon, making[...]
Have I mentioned how wreath-crazy I am? I love wreaths year 'round, for any and every occasion. When I saw this uber adorable felt wreath over at Purl Bee - I admit it - I squealed. Wouldn't this look adorable at your wedding? Perhaps on the church/venue doors. Or mini ones on the backs of the bri[...]
So you haven't quite changed over to canvas and reusable bags for your grocery shopping. Now you have, oh, 30o or 400 hundred bags stuffed under your kitchen cabinets and aren't quite sure what to do with them. If you've got bags, an iron, and some spare time, have I got a solution for you! Firefly[...]
Our first Project Makeover comes from frustrated (and newly broke) DIYer Mindy. Due to downsizing at both her and her fiance's companies this summer Mindy is in a bit of a budget bind when it comes to her decor. Mindy adores bright green kermit mums and had hoped to make her own wreaths for pew and [...]
Happy Autumn, Northern (oops! not, Western) Hemisphere readers! For those of you planning a Fall wedding, get your behinds to your local magazine racks. September is prime Fall decorating time with the major shelter magazines: Martha, Country Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living, etc.[...]
Today's project uses rub-on transfers and a clear glass vase to create a fun, simple decorative piece. Perfect for centerpieces, a wish bowl, toasting flutes, or even votives this is a quick 'n' easy project ANYONE can do. Don't think you're crafty? No problem! The rub-ons provide al[...]