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Vintage Paper Placemats {Printable. It seems Pretty Blog readers just can’t get enough of their high teas these days!

Vintage Paper Placemats {Printable

In honour of this truly wonderful tradition making a comeback into weddings and everyday life I’ve created a set of 3 vintage-inspired placemats – each a sweet and simple backdrop for your finest cake plates and tea sets. While I’ve used crisp white paper for my placemats these vintage illustrations will also look great on other soft hues like pale blue, blush and ivory.

And if you’re feeling really crafty why not print these in reverse onto transfer paper and iron them onto plain cloth placemats! Happy Crafting! Bianca, Lucky No. 9. Music by Decade. Set the stage for your vintage wedding with these hit songs from your favorite decade. 1910s 1.

Music by Decade

"You're My Baby" by A. Seymour Brown and Nat D. Ayer (1912) 2. 1920s 1. 1930s 1. 1940s 1. Fabulously Wed: Engagement: Holi Moly Its a Color Explosion! Lace Heart Garland. Happy Monday!

Lace Heart Garland

A quiet little post for you today. Bridesmaid Request. I love the idea of formally asking those whom you would like to be in your bridal party.

Bridesmaid Request

I sent out a cards for my own wedding so that inspired me to come up with a cute project to do the same. I adore the paper chain people that we all learned to make in grade school and this project uses that simple concept to introduce your bridesmaids to everyone. Cut out the shape of the dress you plan on using in the color you desire and personalize each person with some paper hair. S'mores Bar.

Today, many brides and grooms are incorporating more of their own personal style into their wedding day.

S'mores Bar

Many couples feel if they are going to spend thousands of dollars on this day, it should be one that they will enjoy and one that is filled with all things that they enjoy. So, when I ran across the idea of having a S’mores Bar during a wedding reception, I immediately fell head over heels in love … It is such a warm, family friendly idea (reminds me of the times spent telling stories around the campfire). Free Seating Chart For Your Wedding. Music Ideas. Thursday, 28 January 2010 14:37 | Written by Team @ The Ring photo: A&M Sounds When the team at The Ring set out to create the Ultimate Wedding Tunes Database, we did so with the goal of creating the best first and last dance songs list ever (obviously) and also because it was just a super fun project. That was six years ago... making these tunes seriously out of date. Music Playlist. If you’ve been around here much, you are getting used to the name Jessica Velarde.

Music Playlist

She is the highly talented wedding photographer who did the styled shoot that you can see glimpses of all over my blog, and she is also responsible for my fantastic blog design. She also shared her super sweet proposal story with us. And, if you hadn’t figured this out already, she’s one of my closest friends. She’s back with us today, sharing her wedding playlist with us! And from experience as a guest at her wedding, the music rocked. I am big fan of fun receptions. Mismatched Bridesmaids.

For the last few years, mismatch bridesmaid dresses has been one of the hottest trends on weddings. Everyday visiting my favorite blogs, I discover tons of style-savvy brides who find the most creative ways to follow this trend. After all, I believe that allowing your bridesmaids to choose their dresses according to their budget, taste and type of body is a fabulous idea. If you decide to incorporate this plan to your wedding, just remember, the biggest secret of successful mismatching bridesmaids is to make your girls wear different dresses yet still look like your team… your bridal party.

Bouquets, accessories and colors are elements that will help you achieve a chic mismatched bridesmaids look. Here are some fabulous options for a successful mismatched bridesmaids look. Option No. 1: Same color, different shades. Neutrals, including grey, are so hot this year, especially when it comes to bridesmaid dresses. Option No. 2: Different colors, same style. Option No. 4: Free Style. Invitation Knot Tying. Paper Bouquets. Posted June 24, 2011 | 6 Comments Today we’re bringing you a round-up of 10 handmade wedding bouquets that are made to last forever.

Paper Bouquets

That’s right, lovelies – no throwing away the bouquet at the end of the night! Instead, place in your love nest and admire for years to come. And, we are going to walk you through each and every hand-picked (pun intended) find. Enjoy! First up, we bring you this beautiful purple hydrangea handmade wedding bouquet by Gabriella Design who describes, “I have always loved the look of hydrangea flowers with their small delicate petals and how they make this lovely round full look of fluttering flowers. Most favorited last 7 days. Wedding Cake. I f you've decided to make a wedding cake at home, congratulations on your bravery!

Wedding Cake

Now, relax: We've got everything you'll need to create a masterpiece. We've enlisted Melissa Murphy, owner of the Sweet Melissa Patisseries in Brooklyn, New York, to help, and she's designed an elegant three-tiered cake decorated with delicate rosebuds and filled with luscious lemon curd and fresh raspberries. To help you reproduce it successfully, our do-it-yourself guide has multiple parts: Start with Murphy's recipes for baking the cake, then move on to our printable step-by-step assembly and decoration instructions. Or, if you prefer, skip right to Murphy's demonstrations in our videos. Music. Ultimate Wedding Planner And Organizer. Mason Jar Painting. I am loving the pastel colors of these spring time lanterns - a little reuse project I have been playing around with lately!

Mason Jar Painting

The secret to all these lovely colors! Mod Podge colored with a bit of food coloring! I had a couple little stamped jars on hand and I got to thinking, if I colored them, they would probably resemble some of the vintage glass pieces that belonged to my great grandmother. So pretty on a spring brunch table set with vintage glass dishes. I wasn't sure whether to use acrylic paint or food coloring so I tested both. I tried out red acrylic paint first, adding just a tiny bit to a brush full (about 2 teaspoons) of Mod Podge. Hummmmm... not too crazy about the brush strokes. Maybe a bit of bubble wrap would add a more even texture. Rustic DIY Wedding - - StumbleUpon.