If you’d like to add a splash of unexpected beauty to your wedding ceremony or reception, try hanging flower-filled vases throughout.
Weddings and flowers seem to be a match made in romance heaven. Flowers have long played an important role in weddings – after all, the bride’s bouquet is one of the event’s traditional focal points and the flower petals flower girls drop are particularly sweet. Flower arrangements are often the centerpiece for the reception tables and other floral décor usually helps to add warmth to the rest of the wedding ceremony and reception environment. One unexpected way you can incorporate your wedding flowers into your wedding is to hang water-filled vases that feature wedding flowers throughout the grounds. This adds an especially nice touch if you’re having an outdoor wedding, but it’s a little trick that can easily be used indoors, as well. … read more
Want ideas from a pro on creating your DIY centerpiece? This tutorial shows you how to transform a simple, square vase into a stylish vessel by attaching panels that match your theme.
We used balsa wood but you can also use heavy decorative paper or fabric to personalize the look. Then add fresh flowers and arrange the square vases in a grouping, down the center of a table, as altar arrangements or buffet displays. This project works with just about any flower variety and materials/colors of the panels can be coordinated to match your wedding day style. … read more
Creating beautiful vintage framed table numbers is both easy and cheap. You don’t need much time, money, or exceptional skill to swing these eye-catching centerpieces.
One of the best things about a wedding is that it brings so many different types of people together. A wedding is a perfect environment for your guests to meet new people – after all, all of the guests either know the bride or the groom (or their date does). College friends mingle with aunts and uncles at weddings and colleagues mingle with childhood buddies. But it isn’t always best to just throw all of your guests together haphazardly, especially not during the meal. Most people will prefer to dine with those they know and that’s why reception tables with designated table numbers and corresponding table assignments exist! … read more
Did you know the average wedding guest takes over 50 photos and videos at the event? But how do you tell them exactly what you’d like to remember from your wedding? Give them a shot list of your favorite wedding moments to film on their phone! Here’s a great infographic to show you how to build your memorable wedding photo shot list in 5 simple steps.
1. How long is your wedding?
Whether it’s a multi-day cultural event, an exotic destination, or a one-day extravaganza, your first step in building your shot list is to determine the length of your wedding.
This DIY bunting cake topper is perfect because it adds some hipster flair, is completely customizable, and is so inexpensive!
When I got married, choosing a cake topper was a process. I wasn’t sure if I wanted something classic, something with people in it, or something completely abstract. But I didn’t want to spend too much cash on my cake topper, since there’s no good use for it after the wedding. With this project, I found the solution. … read more
When planning your wedding you look into every detail, making it specific to you, not just another party. One great way to do this is with your favors. This is the best way to thank your guests for coming and celebrating your big day. There are some favors that tons of brides and grooms use. You can find these on any wedding supply site. These ideas are so boring and most likely do not reflect who you and your soon-to-be spouse are. Why not make something special for your guests? This way they will know it came from your heart and are much more likely to keep and treasure it. What couple wants to be stuck with a hundred leftover coasters bought from a big chain store? Here are some ideas you can personalize and make your own, while still staying in the traditional favor category. … read more
Once the ring is on her finger, newly engaged brides excitedly begin their planning process. Excitement quickly shifts to anxiety as the first step for many brides is to turn to wedding books or websites for traditional engagement timelines. You know what they look like—pages long with a painfully endless list of traditional bridal expectations that induce panic attacks, hair loss, and shameful bridezilla moments. … read more
I absolutely love watercolor. It’s so romantic and versatile. Plus, painting with it is a total breeze, especially if you’re making abstract swatches of color. Here are some tips for working with watercolor, and suggestions on how to incorporate this painting style into your wedding. … read more
You just had the best day and night of your life – you got married! The wedding was perfect, not one flaw in sight. Everyone had an amazing time but they are feeling a little tired and run down the morning after. One amazing way to combat this, so that your guests will be presentable the next morning, is a Wedding Recovery Kit. These handy little kits can be used in lieu of a welcome basket. In them you include things that you know make you feel better after a night of drinking, dancing and merriment. We are talking aspirin, water, mints, OJ, sunglasses, Band-Aids, Alka-Seltzer – whatever you think might help your guests after partying it up at your wedding. … read more