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Homemade Pie Favor Tags

We are featuring a handful of our favorite DIY projects from our From Inspiration to Reality Shoot that we did with our Connecticut Vendors a few weeks back...and this one just might be my favorite. I knew that I wanted to do some homemade pies, inspired by...

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DIY Candy Favor Bags

We just announced that we are turning our From Inspiration to Reality adventures into a regular feature on SMP which I couldn't be more excited about. Such a fun way to get our favorite Little Black Book members to rub elbows with all of you super stylish brides. Plus, it gives us lots of prettiness to write...

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DIY Paper Pinwheels

Remember the incredible editorial shoot that we featured a few weeks back, designed by the forever talented Carter & Cook? Well, we had a ton of requests for more information on the adorable pinwheels that posh paperie crafted, so Elizabeth, the genius behind the detail, was sweet enough to give us perfect step-by-step info, along with...

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DIY Project: Stir Sticks

We've got a cute DIY project inspired by our first featured wedding that Justin and Mary Marantz sent us that you guys are going to LOVE. Those fabulous oversized stir sticks are just too cute to resist and we've come up with a SUPER simple project that you can do to get the same look! We debuted it over on...

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DIY Projects from Audrey’s Party

I just wanted to give everyone a heads-up that I've done some great DIY projects, complete with printable templates, from Audrey's birthday party over on the Style Circle. To see the DIY Favor Bags click right here. To see the DIY stir sticks...

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DIY Project – Wishes Banner

As I was reading through the comments from today's earlier DIY wedding, I noticed that you guys were loving the "WISHES" banner that the oh-so-cute bride crafted. Well, we've put together a full DIY project for the banner over on the Style Circle...complete with easy-to-print templates of the letters!

So, if you want to add a little DIY charm to your affair, head on over...

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DIY Gift Favor Packaging

It's been a while since we've featured some of Kathleen's work on SMP. For those of you that don't know...Kathleen is a DIY guru and has been providing the coolest projects for SMP over the past few months.  Today, she is  sharing some completely adorable DIY favor boxes complete with downloadable templates. If you missed the first two boxes, click here. The best thing about this set is that they are...

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DIY Moss Covered Monograms

I know that some of you are DYING to know how to make those adorable DIY Moss Covered Monograms from today's featured wedding. Well, the bad news is that Aly, the lovely bride, is setting up shop in a new apartment that doesn't have internet just yet. The good news is that I already had some pictures from her and I found a GREAT step-by-step to coordinate. To go along with the pictures, I...

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Save the Date Handkerchiefs!

One of our readers, Rachel, sent me THE cutest pictures of her handkerchief save the dates and I had to share. Especially since it goes with our shabby chic theme for the day. Here's how she did it! I'd previously seen handkerchiefs and other bits of fabric printed on and really liked the idea of texture. I also wanted to create a keepsake. I ended up scouring ebay for about a month, collecting vintage handkerchiefs. In the meantime, I created a vintage-y layout using our silhouetted...

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Around the Blogs, VIII

The fabulous Kelly Oshiro of Santa Barbara Wedding Chic has a couple of really great DIY projects up. The first, potted succulents that double as placecards and favors! So super cute (and eco chic!)...

LOVE. To see the full post and the DIY instructions, click right here. The second of...

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Around the Blogs, VI

We are working the blogs today for some seriously gorgeous eye candy. We started with real weddings but now we are on to DIY projects! Here are a few that you are going to love. First up, over at Oh So Beautiful Paper, the girls are featuring a reader submitted Save the Date that screams style and fun!

LOVE! To see the how-to (and so much more eye candy) head on over to Oh So Beautiful Paper!

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DIY Project: Pearl Necklace

We got SO many emails and comments about Stephanie's gorgeous necklace from her wedding that we featured the other day, we asked her to put together some simple instructions for us! How great is that! It's pearly, it's a little bit fancy, it's all together FABULOUS! Materials: Everything I used for the necklace I got at...

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DIY Project: Custom Place Cards

I am so glad that you guys are loving today's featured wedding as much as I did. Throughout the planning, I knew that Brad and Laura were hard at work designing all of the details, but it wasn't until I laid eyes on the space, perfectly flawless, that I really understood just how much TLC went into the evening. Here is yet another fabulous DIY project for all of you...custom place cards! Materials Color Printer Paper Cutter 8.5 x 11″ 80lb white card stock Pre-folded Place Cards...

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DIY Project: Custom Matchbooks

Love, love, loving these cute custom matchbooks that Laura designed for her wedding. Just goes to show...a wedding brand of sorts can be threaded into so many different details, creating an impact that seems so expensive, so utterly chic! Materials Color Printer Paper Cutter or X-acto Knife with self healing mat 8.5 x 11″ 80lb white card stock 8.5 x 11″ 80lb colored card stock Permanent Double Sided Tape Gluestick Matchbooks Instructions 1. Download the...

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DIY Project: Favor Box with Belly Band

Our next adorable idea that Laura sent us is the perfect favor boxes that she designed, complete with an oh-so-cute belly band. Tucked inside were yummy truffles that the Larson crew, myself included, helped to make one Saturday afternoon along with a little note that said, "life is sweet." Ahhh, too cute for words! Materials Color Printer Paper Cutter or X-acto Knife with self healing mat 8.5 x 11″ 80lb white card stock 8.5 x 11″ 80lb colored card stock 2 x 2” Favorboxes (like...

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DIY Project: Custom Stir Sticks

Laura, the cute bride from today's featured wedding (who just happens to be my new sister-in-law!) has put together some easy, but super chic DIY projects that will definitely add that special something to your wedding style! The first, are the adorable custom cocktail flags that she crafted and placed on the bar for guests to take. Materials Color Printer Paper Cutter or X-acto Knife with self healing mat 8.5 x 11″ 80lb white card stock (like this from Paper-Source) 8.5 x 11″...

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DIY Napkin Wrap

There are two reasons that I randomly decided to create this DIY project. The first, is that after seeing so many of you comment on the one crafted for the Aaron Delesie rehearsal dinner, I thought that it would be fun to just give you something that you could do on your own! The second reason is that I've been working so hard at writing, at making the site a beautiful, completely clean...

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DIY Favor Boxes

Taaa-Daaaa! The secret is out of the bag! We have a brand spanking new site and man oh man, are we excited! As I've been blabbing on and on about weddings galore over the last few months, my loving husband and the SMP tech guru has been working furiously behind the scenes to put the finishing touches on our new site. With a pretty new logo, a clean and beautifully organized design and so many new features on the way, we are bursting with pride. Literally. And, since we can't break out the...

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Groom’s Socks

Yep, you read that right. FINALLY a project just for the grooms. Mekala Tinnin, our newest DIY contributor (remember her FAB love story books) crafted this brilliant packaging idea that you can do just for your boy. Mekala recently launched a new venture called Tie that Binds where you can purchase the cute label for these socks. Her...

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DIY Favor Boxes

I am so excited about today's first post. In an effort to bring a splash of style to your wedding, we have recruited the help of our FAVORITE blogger and DIY editor, Kathleen of Twig and Thistle to design some favor packaging that you can literally print on your home computer, fold right up and use to house whatever your favor may be!

All you have to do is...

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