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Unique Wedding Guestbook Ideas. This DIY includes styling and presentation ideas for ‘Message in a Bottle’ guest favors with a twist.

Unique Wedding Guestbook Ideas

Enclosed is a little scroll that not only contains a message to your guests but also some extra blank notepaper so that they can write a little message back to the bride and groom and drop it in a jar labeled “Love Letters” incorporated in the centerpiece design of each table. Click “read more” to see more images and instructions for this delightful project. - Amy of Eat Drink Chic If you like the presentation ideas shown here you can download the various elements below and re-create the look for yourself. Love_Heart_Doily_Label – Print onto white textured card and cut around border with scissors.

Loveletter_Heart_Doily_Label – Print onto white textured card and cut around border with scissors. If this motif is not for you but you still want to utilize the idea then find or create your own labels that are more suitable for your wedding theme. - Cheap small bottles, one for each guest. JAM LABELIZER - Design your own jam labels. {tutorial: how to sew a zippered pouch} How to add elbow patches to a sweater! A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

A Beautiful Mess

DIY Cake Buffet and Free Printable Labels. Who’s up for some delicious DIY?

DIY Cake Buffet and Free Printable Labels

I recently helped throw a ‘let them eat cake’ surprise birthday party, but the theme would work just as well for a wedding, engagement party or bridal shower. I made the cake stands, garland and food labels as well as most of the food. Make Your Own Confetti. Alicia Parsons (Akimbo) You know I’m all about unique wedding ideas, but sometimes you just can’t beat the traditional option.

Make Your Own Confetti

Minus the garish colours and packaging, confetti is still such a sweet way to celebrate a couple’s first moments as newlyweds. Here’s how to create your own colour coordinated confetti, complete with fun modern packaging. You will need: Tissue paper to suit your wedding colours (I used metallic for extra lustre)Mini glassine envelopes (try Etsy or specialist stationery stores)Hole punchAdhesive sheets (available from office supply stores)Free Akimbo printable sticker artwork (click to download) Making the confetti is a simple (if slightly time consuming) process.

The cute ‘Yay!’ Two Mini Blue Floral Hair Bow Clips by whispylove. Minieco tutorials. {Valentines day} pixelated popup card. I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}.

{Valentines day} pixelated popup card

I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below! Mooo Easter Printables. Lace lamp/Doiliy Lamp – DIY. We are at our little cottage in Dalarna and we are fixing it up.

Lace lamp/Doiliy Lamp – DIY

So we are able to use it even in the winter. (Dalarna is in th middle/north of Sweden. To me and Jenny it’s north but Sweden is a very tall country so I guess we are not even in the middle). Anyway it’s great cause I have the time and space to do lots of DIY projects. Starting with this lamp. MAGIC Decal Transfer Tutorial with Free Printables! Some of you may remember, a little while back I posted a tutorial for DIY waterslide decals.

MAGIC Decal Transfer Tutorial with Free Printables!

Among other things, I mentioned how awesome they are for creating custom embellishments without the need for any fancy-pants equipment. Yep, waterslide decal paper is a truly fab product, though as great as it is, there is one drawback – although it’s somewhat tough it’s not especially durable. So, whilst it’s perfect for ornamental purposes, it’s not ideal for more practical applications…until now that is! Magic decal coating paper is a product designed to be used in conjunction with standard decal paper to make the finished transfers super durable – yes, even dishwasher resistant! If you’re already familiar with magic decal coating paper then please excuse my tardy excitement, though for everyone else who is just getting to the party now too, feel free to start throwing the streamers! 1 Image to transfer. Use anything you like. 2 Printer. You can use either a laser or an inkjet printer. 6 Scissors. DIY Projects. Etched Octodraws for Expedit. Expedit Published on July 22nd, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Expedit 4 draw unit, wood stain, wood cladding, laser or Acetone.

Etched Octodraws for Expedit

DIY Projects / DIY pillows. Little Lovables: High Fashion Fun. It's starting to get a little cold outside!

Little Lovables: High Fashion Fun

With little boys, I need some indoor activities that can be used to stretch the imagination, but it's a big plus if they are pretty to look at. I found this neat new shop called Cool Spaces for Kids and everything is so sweet. lovely indoor teepee play tent by moozle home. I remember we had a pacman indoor tent when we were little and it was so fun, but we still made our own with chairs, and blankets. Right now, our tents consist of couch cushions and sheets, but a teepee, that would be lovely. Look! DIY Platform Bed With Storage. A Pair of Pears: DIY Vintage Party. I had a lot of fun planing and putting together stuff for my vintage birthday party.

A Pair of Pears: DIY Vintage Party

There were so many of you that said how much you liked the post about my party a few days back so I thought I would share with you some of the things I did. That way if you ever have an urge to throw a vintage party you can plan one too! Cake: We made a delicious snickerdoodle cake with brown sugar buttercream Food: Watermelon and button butter cookiesDrinks: Pop in glass bottlesParty Favors: Mini JournalsDecor: Bunting cake topper, vintage tins & crates, paper straws, quilted picnic blanketsGames: Croquet, ladder ball, horse shoes, and bocce If you missed the post of all the pictures and video from the party you can see it here. Best Of: Holiday Gift Tag Printables. Studio of Mae: 'Follow the Bunny' Printable.

Listen to Grandma. Through the Front Door: spoon ring tutorial. 1/22/12 Update: Many of you have been having trouble coming across sterling silver in your local thrift stores. One place you can always find it is on ebay, but you will be paying more for the silverware. You should be able to find a sterling silver fork or spoon for about $10-$15 on ebay, so if you are having no luck and are really wanting to make a ring, I’d suggest shopping there.4/2/12 Update: For a printable of the instructions and to see the updated photo tutorial, click here.12/10/12 Update: To see video snippets of the tutorial, click here. ———————————— Here it is ladies and gents – the highly anticipated spoon ring tutorial!

Spoon (or fork) of your choosing – make SURE it is sterling silverMetal cutter, hacksaw, or jewelry sawFile or sandpaperDowel or ring mandrelPaperPenHammer or mallet (optional)Butane torch (optional) 1. Type 1 Type 2 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Knitting Bee – Free knitting tutorials – Free knitting patterns. So you have just began knitting and want to learn to cast on, or you want to learn to knit cast on using beads, perhaps your pattern calls for some more advanced casting on techniques such as a loop cast on or a tubular cast on.

Whatever cast on method you are looking for you are sure to find it here! An extensive list of tutorials regarding various different cast on methods from beginners to advanced techniques. Casting On Learn to make a slip loop, a single cast on and the two-needle method. Click here for tutorial Long Tail Cast On With long tail cast on you make the foundation row AND knit the first row at the same time. Backwards Cable Cast On This cast on method is useful for placing thumb holes, button holes, and any other holes necessary while working in the round. Double Cast On / Long-Tail Cast On This cast-on is the one that most people learn first. Cornflower Blue: serendipity (otherwise known as a diy laundry bag)

BrittanyMakes. Why, hello! Happy Monday! Let me begin by admitting one thing - I have a *small* fascination with chairs. I've been asked more times than I can count, "why do you have so many chairs? " It's true, I have a lot of chairs, and much to my fiance's chagrin - they each serve a purpose! Every chair I own has been sat in at least once since we moved. It hit me yesterday that I haven't yet shared with you all the many chairs that make up Brittany, or brittanyMakes, that is. It's a tie as to which chair is my all time favorite - my gold leaf chair or the mister below, my King Louis. This next chair was an accidental find. I found these stools at my local Crate & Barrel outlet. DIY The Perfect Mix Favors. Nov 21 I have to say I love me some Christmas time, guys. As much as I hate the cold, the busyness at the malls once November hits, and the “ohmygoditsallover” that seems to hit me at midnight on December 25th, I live for the holidays and the sweet traditions that mean so much to me.

The other day I broke out the Balsam Pine candles so our home can smell like an entire pine forest and I’ve been doing small happy dances through the Christmas section at Hobby Lobby.


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