One more DIY Wedding Program for you to fall in love with... Materials Two types of fabric (both of which we incorporated into a variety of other DIY projects) Satin ribbon Cardstock Paper 24-lb Paper Pinking Shears Hot Glue Gun Paper Cutter Sewing Machine Computer/printer Instructions 1. We only had a limited amount of fabric, so the first decision we made was the size of the programs. They ended up measuring 5.5 x 7". In order to incorporate two design themes we were...
I love this DIY project...hand-stitched programs that reflected the couple's personality and style... Instructions (please note, I have skipped the step about designing the art for the cover as it is totally up to you and your own design ideas) 1. Once you have your cover and inside pages designed (ours were made to fit four on a standard 8.5 x 11 piece of cardstock) get them cut and printed (saving yourself lots of time and agony). **when designing keep in mind that you will need a...
We have so many elegant, pretty DIY projects on SMP, I thought it was about time for a really fun, whimsical project. How cute are these Gumball Favors?
Clear flat bottom candy bags which can be purchased in bulk from candy store
Lots of gum balls (about 10 per bag). They can be color specific to your wedding! We purchased ours from gumballs.com
White labels to fit the width of the bag
I am always a little shocked when I hear that brides are crafting their own flowers...centerpieces, bouquets, the works. It just seems like such an incredible task to undertake and yet the impact on your budget is pretty undeniable. But even more exciting to me, is when brides design a floral suite that is both beautiful and amazingly professional...just like this bride did for her recent wedding!
From the bride...
The flowers were my proudest achievement during the...
Happy Halloween everyone! For all of you brides out there that are looking for a little "fabulous" now that you are too old to trick-or-treat, I thought these adorable brownie pops might just be the answer! I found them via Amy Atlas, though the original source is Brownie Pops. Check out all of their offerings as these pops barely scratch the cuteness...
So sorry about all of the technical difficulties yesterday...what a mess! But, we are back in full force today, with fun DIY projects that will definitely leave you inspired. The first is simple and pretty, a lovely favor for any wedding!
Mini Bird's Nests
4-bar Flat Cards in Butter from Paper Source
Tulle, cut in large squares
Bird Stamp and Thank You Stamp
Brown and Green...
I love these simple, but rustically chic invitations. I doubt anyone would imagine that they are actually a DIY project! Instructions 1. Choose image and/or text to be printed. 2. Make a carbon based print of image/text (xerox copy or laser printers work) 3. Place image on gocco machine - make master screen using the gocco and gocco bulbs. 4. Once the image is burned into the screen, you can ink it. Smear ink on the image burned into the screen, insert back into the machine, then...
These starfish boutonnieres are perfect for a beachside wedding. I get so many emails from readers looking for an alternative to flower boutonnieres. Voila!
one inch bar pins
These starfish boutonnieres were created with small starfish and one inch bar pins that were glued together. I used small starfish that my fiancés mom found at a yard sale.
1. I applied glue to...
This DIY project is strictly for those of you who have a steady hand and some serious patience. BUT, if you can pull it off, I think that it's such a great gift for your guests...a custom block print inspired by your own unique personalities.
From the bride...
My amazingly artistic fiance, Josh Lowe did three block prints for our upcoming wedding on November 1, 2008. A landscape of where we are getting married for the save-the-date, a nest for the invitation and a...
We have so many more fun DIY projects to share with you over the coming days. I hope you guys are loving this week as much as I am! This lovely aisle runner was totally custom made...a great way to conceal a not-so-pretty church carpet and a wonderful keepsake for you to remember your day! Materials White Muslin Iron Stencil of your choice Printer Acrylic Craft Paint Easy Hem Adhesive Instructions 1. Purchased white muslin that measured 45” wide. I used a bolt, but...