The venue is booked, the dress has been selected (bonus points for me-made!) and the cake tasting is complete, but have you thought about how your guests will send you off to newlywed bliss? We love a festive sparkler exit but more and more engaged couples are finding that venues are putting out the fire before the sparklers are even lit. Lucky for you, the wedding experts at Ruffled have solved your wedding woes with a venue-friendly (glitter and flame-free!) DIY send off that any member of your bridal party can create in just a few easy steps– no sewing required.
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