Forget the dress. These days a new veil purchased in a boutique or even a David’s Bridal will cost you anywhere from $50 to $300. Definitely not budget savvy. Some brides forgo the veil in favor of a simpler look like a birdcage veil, hair brooch
The week before the big day we did the BIGGEST project of our wedding day: transforming the 24×32 foot barn addition (built just last fall and thankfully totally clean and new!) into a reception area to host 75 guests. I had searched Pinterest and the inter-webs
How to Make a DIY Hydrangea and Rose Bouquet Ordering wholesale flowers online and making arrangements is a great option for couples looking to save their wallet on their wedding day. Budget brides who make their wedding bouquets often rely on easy wedding flower designs that
I had mentioned before that I had planned on decorating our tables for our at-home rustic wedding with home-made skirts made from fabric and tulle. Well, I finally finished all of them, and I must say, as far as DIY Wedding Decor goes, I think they
Related post: Save money with DIY Wedding Invitations Wildflower seeds can be bought in bulk one-pound bags, which would be enough for several hundred wedding favors. Select seeds that are native to your part of the country, or shades of blooms that match your wedding theme.
Something I knew I wanted even before the rest of the wedding plans fell into place, was a unique bouquet. I spanned the internet looking for cool ideas and a DIY bouquet tutorial on how to make your own out of everything from tissue paper, tulle, broaches,
I love these vintage antique-looking crate centerpieces and decided to make them for my own wedding. Here is an easy way to age any type of wood to give it that rustic vintage look. First you needed to get the crates. I would have loved to
Our DIY Fan Wedding Programs Another DIY adventure. Not all DW (destination wedding) brides have programs. Ceremonies tend to be shorter, you have already spent a couple days with everyone, and there does not seem to be much of a purpose really. But early in the
Yes, I made pretty large wedding invitations for our destination wedding in the Dominican (see them here ). But as it turns out, we are having TWO events (okay, technically three, if you count our legal day, which we do not). So, I needed some more invitations.
Ah yes, one of the big questions. What about kids at the wedding? I know people who are all over the map on this one. Some would not dream of a wedding reception without their cousin’s sweet little tyke sitting in the pews; others can only
I really wanted my guests to be surprised by a packet of information and goodies to get them excited for their coming trip to our destination wedding. It is coming so quickly! So I decided to send a packet to each couple (or single, in some