My writing has been published by National Geographic, Discovery, AOL, and many other online and print publications. I started out writing DIY posts for Discovery’s Planet Green, How Stuff Works, TLC Green, and Planet Green. I’ve been inspired to write DIY wedding posts ever since throwing my own DIY camping wedding.
No-Sew Throw Pillow Covers
Throw pillows can make pew-style seating cozier, or easily round out your weddings decor theme. Best of all, they can be incorporated quickly with zero sewing required. All you need to do is assemble no-sew throw pillow cases. Here’s how you do it.
Here are the materials you need:
Throw pillow insert(s)
Step 1: Decide on your vision for the throw pillows. Think through where you want them to be in your wedding and what function you hope for them to serve. Use… read more
3 DIY Thank You Card Ideas
Create some wedding thank you cards that will wow your guests! All you need are a few supplies, a little bit of time, and a lot of love.
You worked on planning out every detail of your wedding for months – or years. You battled nerves on the big day and looking back on it now, it all seems like a big and blurry ball of excitement. The details of your wedding day might seem fuzzy to you now, but one thing is for sure… it wouldn’t have been the wedding it turned out to be were it not for… read more
Winter Wedding Drink Recipe: Mulled Cider
Hot mulled apple cider is the perfect beverage for winter wedding. Add some extra spice to your cider by taking mulling into your own hands!
Are you gearing up for a cozy winter wedding? When it’s chilly outside and you’re inside celebrating your marriage with your loved ones, aiming to keep things toasty and comfortable is a good idea. One way you can do this is to place an emphasis on warm drinks. Hot apple cider is the perfect beverage for a winter wedding. While pressing your own apple… read more
Use Dried Flowers at Your Fall or Winter Wedding
Dried flowers can add a beautiful touch to any wedding, no matter the season, but they add an especially rustic and appropriate aesthetic to fall and winter weddings. If you’d like to learn how to dry flowers for your upcoming wedding, follow these simple instructions.
Flowers are often integral to a wedding’s décor. From the bridal bouquet all the way to the table settings, the flowers chosen for a wedding often reflect the bride’s specific tastes and help to set the stage aesthetically… read more
10 Ways to Utilize Vintage Frames at Your Wedding
Try using vintage frames at your wedding in one of these 10 ways.
So you want your wedding to have a beautiful vintage vibe, but you’re on a budget and can’t afford expensive antiques? No problem! Vintage frames can help you give your wedding a classically cool feel and they are incredibly inexpensive. Regardless of your wedding colors, location, flower choices, or any other décor factors, vintage frames can add an element of style to various aspects of your wedding. If you’re interested… read more
How to Make Hanging Flower Vases
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… read more
How to Create Vintage Framed Table Numbers
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… read more
5 Useful Ideas for Outdoor Wedding Favors
With all you have to think about for your upcoming wedding, favors for your guests might not be at the top of your to-do list right now. And, truth be told, many of your guests wouldn’t bat an eye if you didn’t have wedding favors. After all, you’ll likely be hooking your guests up with plenty of delicious food and drinks and you’re definitely providing them up with an excellent celebration. But wedding favors are a kind gesture to your guests and they can be of particular use if you’re… read more
DIY an Outdoor Wedding
Planning an outdoor or camping-style wedding? Here are 8 projects to consider for taking advantage of the natural beauty of your surroundings.
1. Altar of Candles
No matter where you get married or what kind of wedding you are having, your wedding altar is a sacred place. It doesn’t matter if your altar is traditional and in a church or if it’s between two trees in the middle of the forest – the altar is the physical place on this planet where you and your fiancé will be married. Because… read more
4 Ideas for Crafting a Drinking Glass Out of a Mason Jar
While planning a wedding, the devil is always in the details. The big and obvious focal points demand careful attention, like your wedding venue and dress, but the choices you make for small items throughout your wedding will also have a lasting effect on your overall memories of your wedding. The way in which you choose to present beverages at your wedding is no exception. But you don’t have to shell out the big bucks for drink containers that appeal to your wedding style. And thus, I present… read more