DIY PROJECTS

Craft Day in Nashville!

Wedding day has come and gone, but while we’re waiting on our pro photos I will share some of our crafty adventures in DIY with you! I baited four close friends/bridesmaids with brunch & mimosas, and then roped them in for a good old fashioned craft-a-thon

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Birdcage Cardbox

One of my DIY’s was our birdcage cardbox. It’s very simple, but it’s just something that adds a little personal touch, rather than using the one that the hall offers (that you know hundreds of bride’s have already used). My mom had an old decorative birdcage

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Cork and Twine Are Oh So Fine!

One of the things Matt and I have been debating about is having assigned seating or assigned tables for the guests at our wedding. I thought it would be easier for everyone if they just knew where they were sitting, but Matt thought it might take

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DIY PROJECTS DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Moss Monograms

With the wedding date closing in, I’m beginning to realize that instead of just buying supplies and PLANNING my DIY projects, I need to actually start completing them.  One of the first photos I had seen that that kind of set the tone for what I

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DIY Cupcake Stands

Matt and I have decided to go with cupcakes instead of a traditional wedding cake. This way we don’t have to pay a ton of extra money on a professionally decorated cake and we don’t even need to rent extra cake plates or forks for all

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How to Tea Stain

As I mentioned in a previous post, I had to tea stain a whole bunch of lace to use as table clothes. I love the look of tea stain opposed to plain white. It makes things (especially lace) look more antique and expensive. Also, I wasn’t

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DIY Wedding Decor

Goodwill Centerpieces

One of the most fun things for me to do in preparation for the wedding is to work on my centerpieces. I decided early on, after I settled on what my table clothes would look like, what I wanted my centerpieces to be. I wanted to

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DIY Guest book

After searching high and low for the right type of scrapbook for our diy guestbook, I finally found what I was looking for at Deserre’s art store. I was wandering around for hours looking at everything trying to decide on a theme for the guest book.

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