As a DIY bride, you may have taken on the task of crafting beautiful handmade gifts for your wedding party. We’re helping you check that project off your to-do list with DIY Sleep Masks to help your bridesmaids get a good night’s rest before the main event. Handmade lingerie expert, Sarah Norwood of Ohhh Lulu Lingerie, (her me-made lingerie is seriously swoon-worthy!) is showing us how to make eight mix & match sleep masks with a Fill-a-Project™ Cheater Quilt “hack” featuring some of her favorite floral designs from the Spoonflower Marketplace! With over 500,000 designs in the Marketplace, you can find a design to match each unique personality in your wedding party.
Whether they’re showing how to properly address an invitation or helping you find the venue of your dreams, the team at Style Me Pretty are truly the experts when it comes to your big day. So, when they got their hands on some of the stunning designs from the Spoonflower Marketplace to dream up two do-it-yourself projects, we knew we’d be in a DIY wedding wonderland. In a two-part series, see how they made bridesmaid robes in 9 easy steps and then take your seat with fabric escort cards that are sure to wow your guests.
Spoonflower’s Senior Email Manager, Suz, stops by to show us a knock out project: a quick and easy DIY to make your wedding, party or event invitations stand out in the sea of potential RSVPs this season. This can be done with any fun paper, but we’re going crazy over watercolor florals this season, so we’ve chosen Sprigs and Blooms // coral by ivieclothco. Need inspiration? The Spoonflower Marketplace has over 500k designs. Check it out in the video tutorial below!
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As a sewist, crafter, or makers of all the things, you may be able to relate to the feeling of wanting to DIY every idea that comes to mind. Your project list can continue to grow and soon you lose track of which project comes next. For brides and grooms planning their picturesque DIY wedding, the feeling of a never ending to-do list might seem all too familiar. But fear not, bridal buddies! Heather Cook, local event planner extraordinaire, is here to shower you with 8 tips for planning a DIY wedding (and help you stay sane through the process). For our readers in North Carolina, be sure to join Heather on August 13 during her hands-on Wedding Planning 101 Workshop. RSVP online to reserve your spot!
1. THE FOUR R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rihanna
Leftovers are great when we’re talking about Thanksgiving, pizza and Thai take-out. But when it comes to parties, what’s left at the end is often a lot of plastic and paper trash, flowers and piles of unwanted decor. [Read more…] about 8 Tips Everyone Planning Their DIY Wedding Should Know
It’s ethereal. It’s luminous. It’s our newest fabric, Chiffon! If you’ve been looking for a sheer, two-sided fabric for your next handmade project, this will be the fabric of your dreams. Want to know the best part? It’s just $21 a yard ($18.90 when ordering your own design).
Chiffon is an ultra-sheer 100% polyester fabric printed with vibrant color visible on both sides. Lightweight and airy, it’s the perfect choice for scarves, wraps and curtains. Planning a wedding or special occasion? Chiffon is the perfect option for creating delicate, personalized decor for your next big soiree.
- 54″ wide printable area (137 cm)
- 1.5 oz per square yard
- Non-optic white
- Estimated shrinkage: 0%-1% in length and width
- Appropriate for scarves, sheer curtains, and special occasion decor items
Give our dreamiest fabric a try today! [Read more…] about Introducing our Dreamiest Fabric Ever: Chiffon
If you’re anything like me, gardening is not your forte. But that doesn’t stop you from enjoying florals and adding botanical elements to your home. I was thrilled when Sarah Louise, maker and artist based in the UK, shared her idea for creating giant paper roses using our Smooth wallpaper. These DIY roses are the perfect way to bring flowers into your life without the challenge of keeping them alive. Keep reading for the full how-to for creating some for yourself!
Earlier this year, we were feeling the love when we shared our Personalized Wedding Pillows for Under $10 DIY project on the blog. We received lots of excitement for this project and a handful of requests for a pillow template. The wedding bells must be ringing because today we’re excited to share four different pillow templates, ready for your customized details!
Wedding invitations are a lovely part of the nuptial process. They’re a fun, informative, and intimate way to let your guests know that they matter and that you picked them to attend your big day. But, like most of our favorite marriage elements, they can sometimes come with quite the price tag! The good news is that making them yourself can be easy and fun (not to mention affordable)! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to pull together our top 5 tips for creating DIY wedding invitations that will be easy on the eyes, not to mention your wallet!
1. Printable Invitation Templates - One of the fastest, easiest ways to end up with stellar invitations is to use a template. Check out this vast selection of downloadable invitations, most of which are customizable, perfect for matching your wedding colors.