DIY Ideas

Here’s a LOW- COST décor Item that speaks romantic nights!

  Something borrowed, something blue, let’s plan the perfect wedding for you. Here’s a LOW- COST décor Item that speaks romantic nights! Nothing sets a romantic mood like candlelight so why not add the romance of candles at your wedding ceremony and reception. From large oversized candles to small delicate candles the options are endless…

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Candle Light for Romantic Outdoor Touches at Your Wedding

  One of the most romantic touches to an outdoor wedding is hanging candles. Candle accents done right adds just that special touch to set a mood.  You can purchase some beautiful ones online or in stores but that can make for a huge expense.  If you budget is tight, sometimes that project just is…

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100 Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding

  Your wedding budget should not be something you are paying off for the next 5 years! There is a lot of pressure from family and friends to spend lots of money and I am here to tell you that you don’t have to! Make your budget something you are comfortable with and not what your family…

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7 Different Ways to Add a Unique Touch to Your Wedding

7 Different Ways to Add a Unique Touch to Your Wedding using locally sourced flowers and floral elements. Flowers are a key component to any wedding décor.  The Color, Texture, and Smell – all combine to add to the intimacy of the day.   Yes, you and your bridesmaids will carry bouquets, but there are so…

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Your Bridesmaids will Love You!

Your bridesmaids will love you!  Take a look at these wedding party mix and match tulle skits available in any number of colors.  These tulle shirts can be paired with almost anything post-wedding too!  Your bridesmaids can choose whatever style of top they like as well. Designers of tulle skirts can be found on Etsy.

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Create a Fun Seating Chart Using Old Photos

Want an instant conversation piece?  This is so easy and so fun!  First – find meaningful photos of each of your wedding guests.  It could be a picture of you and Aunt Betty at a family reunion, or a photo of you with your Uncle Jim at his Christmas Party, or just a photo of…

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Tip #142 – Washi Tape – Perfect for the DIY Bride

  Japanese Washi tape is perfect for the DIY Bride. These masking tapes are made of washi paper so they are semi transparent, have a nice feel and easy to use. Washi tape can be reused since they are removable and repositionable. Lots of colors and styles. With an endless choice of colors and patterns,…

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Make it you!

I love it when a bride takes a simple standard thing such as an aisle runner and personalizes it.  How special is this as you walk down the aisle.   This aisle runner starts with your first date and proceeds to your day at the altar with photos, timelines, and text.    

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Planning to be a DIY Bride?

As many of you know, I really am all about making your day special and adding the personal touches that set your wedding apart.  It is amazing to see how creative our local brides are and the originality they display with taking a theme and really exploiting the idea.  Pinterest and hundreds of other websites…

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Wedding Planning – The Notebook

Before we proceed to Step 4 there is just one tip that has worked for many brides.   Back in college or high school we kept a notebook for each subject we studied. Generally this notebook had pockets for handouts and other material.  Do the same for your wedding.  Get a 3 ring binder with some…

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