DIY PROJECTS

Note Tag Guest book

For months I’ve been trying to think of a creative wedding guest book. My sister and brother had some pretty cool guest books at their wedding. My sister and her husband had a custom made surfboard with their last name in it that everyone signed and

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DIY Budget-Savvy Save The Dates

In late October 2011 at a wedding expo, Dane (darling fiance) and I stumbled across a local, small-scale letterpress company. We were having a heck of a time finding any stationery for our winter wedding that wasn’t cheesy. After spending hours online looking for save the

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Distressing Our Cupcake Stand

Consistently throughout our planning process, I tried to scour Craigslist on a regular basis. For the most part this didn’t work out for me too well, because I tend to exhaustively research to feel that I’ve found the “best deal.” By that time, typically the item

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My Adventures Repurposing

I had seen so many chalk board menus in recent weddings and I wanted one for my own, for the bar to list our drink selections for the night. Luckily I had just the thing hiding under the couch at my parent’s house. In my college

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Make Your Own Menu Cards

Even though we haven’t finalized our menu yet and we’re doing a buffet, I’ve decided I want to make my own menu cards for our wedding. I figured this was something I can do fairly easily and hopefully inexpensively as well. Since we haven’t finalized our

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DIY: Custom Return Address Labels

While we’ve decided not to DIY our invitations (more on that later), I do want to add some sort of personalized touch to our mailing. I recently received a package with the coolest mailing label. That inspired me to create one of my own mailing labels.

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DIY Bean Bag Toss

Remember when I told you we were making our own bean bag toss board for the reception? IT’S DONE! Hooray! We were worried that our guests would be waiting a long time between the ceremony and reception while we take pictures and we’re hoping for good

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DIY PROJECTS

DIY String Art

I think it’s safe to say that if your planning a wedding, you’re using Pinterest. It’s a great site to find inspiration and tutorials for various projects. One of the projects I found was this initial string art project. I thought it would be perfect for

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DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Fabric Table Squares

Here I am to tackle my first DIY project for the wedding reception, table squares! When I started browsing Pinterest and the web for centerpiece ideas, I saw a few “tablescapes” that really jumped out at me. What I liked about them was the contrast between

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