DIY Wedding Favors for Homemade Nuptial Celebrations

Wedding season is upon us - and homemade wedding favors say love in a special way. I made the wedding favors for my wedding and it was lovely to think of my favorite people, friends and family, enjoying what I had made for them on "my special day". Here are some of our favorite ideas of you are going to be DIYing your wedding also! (Hint - invite your bridesmaids over for a day of DIY fun and celebration. Many hands make light work.) 1. Cinnamon Sugar Shaker Jars ("Because you're so sweet!") // Fabric Paper Glue How clever are these? Totally adorable and clever idea that would be really fun at a small and intimate wedding. 2. Personalized Matchboxes // Elegance and Enchantment Check out the free printable template for personalizing your own matchbox covers. The perfect … [Read more...]

Stunning DIY Wedding Shoes

Beautiful shoes add a touch of glamour to a bride's wedding day style. But why spend a fortune when you can create a gorgeous pair of wedding shoes on your own? Customize your shoes using any of these beautiful DIY wedding day ideas and you'll be stepping pretty all the way down the aisle! Use Shoe Clips For Instant Glamour These beautiful vintage inspired shoes sparkle using heirloom pins. Have a few brooches leftover from your vintage brooch bouquet? Add them to your wedding pumps! [Style Me Pretty] Whether your wedding day shoes are simple or a fashion statement unto themselves, shoe clips always add a personal touch. Try these fabric flowers or any shoe clip complimenting your bridal style. [I Love To Create] Rhinestones Add Sparkle And Shine A tall pair of Oxford … [Read more...]

Majestic Wedding Reception Inspirations

While the more serious part of the wedding happens during the ceremony, the true fun begins at the wedding reception. The wedding reception allows the bride and groom to show off their creative flare. With endless wedding reception possibilities, you want your guests to think your reception was magical. Here are some wedding reception ideas that will leave your guests talking! 1. Glamorous Swanky table lines, crystal vases and fine serving wear will definitely make your guests feel like they are living the glamorous life at your reception. (Photo Credit: Waldorf Astoria) 2. Backyard A low key gathering in your own backyard can beautifully done. Small vases of flowers, simple decorations and a cozy space will have your guests feeling the love. (Photo Credit: Frosted Petti … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Bridal Shower Recipes

Love is in the air and wedding season is upon us. I bet you have a friend or a loved one who has already sent out their save the date cards. Will you be hosting their bridal shower? If you answered yes, then I have a round-up of fresh and beautiful recipes that will be perfect! /1/ Skinny Strawberry Lime Punch - Depending on your crowd you could make this punch a cocktail or non-alcoholic. /2/ Shrimp, Cucumber & Curry Cream Cheese Canapes {try to say that three times fast!} - Every shower, whether it be a baby or a bridal shower, needs finger sandwiches. These cucumber canapes are light and fresh for those warm spring days. /3/ Spring Tuna Salad - This tuna salad will be great atop a salad or a cracker. /4/ Grapefruit Salad with Pineapple Balsamic Dressing - If … [Read more...]

20 Vintage Brooch Wedding Bouquets

The bride's bouquet is a hallmark part of her wedding ensemble, second only to her gorgeous dress. The floral arrangement often speaks to her personal style as much as the centerpieces or her choice of shoes! The trend to use vintage brooches in place of live or silk flowers is not only stunning, but it's a beautiful way to incorporate family heirlooms into the wedding decor. Vintage brooch bouquets are perfect for the DIY bride - rummaging through local antique stores, thrift shops and estate sales will often unearth the gems and treasures needed for a beautiful bouquet. Do-it-yourself not your forte? Countless vendors offer customized brooch bouquet options, made with love and delivered to your door before the big day. Ready for some inspiration? /1/ Antro-inspired Retro Wedding … [Read more...]

Unique Wedding Centerpieces

A wedding centerpiece used to be thought of as a floral arrangement - perhaps some roses with some baby's breath tucked in. [imagebrowser id=16] Almost every wedding had virtually the same centerpieces (save for the color of the roses). Thankfully, wedding decor has evolved and there are some truly unique centerpiece ideas out there. Your wedding decor can be every bit as original as you want it to be - whether that means incorporating asparagus... or not. Which of these do you like? … [Read more...]