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Magical Vintage Carousel DIY Wedding in Preston Court Part 2. The magic continues… But first did you see Part 1?

Magical Vintage Carousel DIY Wedding in Preston Court Part 2

If not, you really should ~ how often do you see couples married on a tiny island surrounded by a Fairytale moat? Part 2 of Lisa and Alex’s wedding is brimming with pretty pastel hues, pom poms galore, a cheese cake (not that kind of cheesecake but an assortment of cheeses, topped off with a heart shaped cheese topper on a rustic bed of wood and fruit!) And there’s even a horse thrown into the mix. Giant Paper Rose Flower.

Most favorited last 7 days. 10 Ways to Cut Your Wedding Food Costs. Photo: absolut_xman Most brides (and even their grooms) dream of serving their wedding guests filet mignon and free-floating Champagne, but only have the budget for chicken picatta and the house white wine.

10 Ways to Cut Your Wedding Food Costs

The cost of feeding guests adds up quickly. Gourmet-loving couples can easily blow 50% of their reception budget, or a little more than a quarter of their total wedding expenses, on food and alcohol. That’s roughly $5,000 to $7,000 based on an average wedding budget of $20,000. (Don’t choke on your wedding cake, though: planners say that tally also includes barware and service.) Scaling back the number of guests is one way to cut costs, but that only goes so far. Order in season Pick menu items that are in-season and locally grown.

Pass hors d’oeuvres Have waiters pass appetizers during the cocktail hour instead of setting up a buffet, says Meghan Ely, managing director of the Richmond Bridal Association. {Wedding Trends} : Hanging Wedding Decor. Talk about making a statement from floor to ceiling… While a ceiling may not be the first thing in your wedding décor list, it presents a unique blank canvas for you to transform.

{Wedding Trends} : Hanging Wedding Decor

Like the rest of your venue it can be customized to suit your wedding. Hanging decorations can add light or simply be that perfect addition to create the ambiance you are hoping for. This idea applies flawlessly to outdoor weddings, when it comes to decorating the gazebo, tent, or even just overhanging branches. In the other hand, some indoor venues will be perfect for hanging decorations without requiring even the slightest change, and some may require an extra touch of creativity. DIY Twine-Wrapped Mason Jars. I feel like I’m a little late in joining the rustic chic party but hey better late than never right?

DIY Twine-Wrapped Mason Jars

In celebration of my latest project in the works which I shared a bit with you here, I thought I’d give these twine-wrapped mason jars a try. After all I certainly love wrapping and gluing anything I can around vases. This project was so easy peasy that you too can create your own with whatever kind of jar, twine and ribbon you want to use. The supplies are few as all you need is some glue (either crazy glue or you can use a glue gun), ribbon, mason jars, flowers and of course, lots and lots of the good stuff.

Also known as twine. The jars I found were from Hobby Lobby as was the twine. Oh Lovely Day: {Lovely Masons} Mason Jar Lanterns. Ok, mason lovers!

Oh Lovely Day: {Lovely Masons} Mason Jar Lanterns

Back by popular demand is my Lovely Masons Series. We’ve covered mason jars as floral containers and 10 DIY mason jar wedding ideas. Up today, mason jar luminaries and lanterns. Glamour and Grace. The lovely Sarah is back again this month with another fabulous DIY!

Glamour and Grace

This one is so simple and chic, I know you all are going to love it! Happy spring, readers! DIY 52 Things I Love About You. Posted July 1, 2011 | 64 Comments Happy Friday, lovelies! We spotted a really fun, really easy DIY 52 Things I Love About You project for your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse-to-be, husband, wife, or a friend. 20 Creative Guest Book Ideas For Wedding Reception. Stay Updated to the Latest Blog Post!

20 Creative Guest Book Ideas For Wedding Reception

SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR FREE! Wedding guest books are invariably a terrific way to perhaps recall the special time you had with your guests at your wedding. It’s the first things about the wedding celebration your guest would probably see and give you a brief remark that you will appreciate everyday for a long time to come. Think about matching the theme of the guest book with the total theme of the wedding event. Lisa + Drew's Outdoor Real Wedding with Thiebaud Cake.

DIY storybook paper roses. You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! Craft Supplies:Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters Step 1: Gather materials.

Step 2: Cutting. Step 3: Shaping. Step 4: Rolling the center. Wedding Ideas: The Rustic and Vintage Wedding. According to, 'Rustic Weddings' are the new trending wedding theme!

Wedding Ideas: The Rustic and Vintage Wedding

It seems that brides-to-be are in love with the charm, vintage feel and simple elegance of barn yard venues and wildflower bouquets that embody this theme.