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Take requests from your guests. With This Ring. THE BEATLES- HERE COMES THE SUN. All I Want Is You - Barry Louis Polisar - Juno Soundtrack. At Last-Etta James. Renee Olstead - A Love That Will Last. Michael Bublé - "Everything" Frank Sinatra-can't take my eyes off you-mahmoud zico. Chuck Berry - You Never Can Tell.

Miz Mooz Women's Palma Ballet Flat. DIY Wedding Welcome. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Here's how you too can create your own chalkboard paint... Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!) 1. 2. Once your chalkboard has fully dried be sure to slate the surface before using it for the first time. Have fun creating any color combination you like!! Make festive ribbon wands instead of throwing confetti.

Since we're getting married on a patio on a cliff over the ocean, we thought it might be a bad idea to have our guests chuck grains at us and thereby feed dried rice to all kinds of birds, fish, and otherwise.

Make festive ribbon wands instead of throwing confetti

I considered flower petals, seeds, confetti, etc., but either it's gonna induce a sneeze fest or be a bitch to clean up. 6a00e551ae05e38834013489afe8ce970c-pi (JPEG Image, 655 × 285 pixels) How to make glass jar lanterns - Projects: Creative projects. How to make garden lanterns. Why buy a tin lantern for the garden when you could make your own?

How to make garden lanterns

Photograph: GAP Photos/Getty Images The clocks have gone forward, the nights are lighter and all I want to do is be outdoors as much as possible. There's nothing better than spending an evening in the garden or on a balcony, sipping a drink and reflecting on the imminent arrival of summer. August and After: DIY: vintage pictures and mason jars. I was in one of my favorite stores when I saw a line a of mason jars sitting on a shelf as decoration.

August and After: DIY: vintage pictures and mason jars

It was a few weeks before our wedding (we planned it in only three months anyway), and I was still trying to think of what to use for the centerpieces in the big, rustic log cabin style lodge. When I walked over and took a closer look at what was inside, I saw each jar held a different antique print, the kind you'd see in a family heirloom album while rummaging through your grandparents dusty boxes. I knew I'd found exactly what I wanted to do, so I asked the girls to share the secret and they told me: vegetable oil. Here's the original post I created to share how I created these for our day. DIY Wine Bottle Centerpieces. 8 ways to save money on wedding favors. T Eat the Paste: Favor Boxes. Bag in the USSR: How to turn an old map into a gift bag. If boxes aren't your bag, then make a bag!

Bag in the USSR: How to turn an old map into a gift bag

They're not just for gifts, but wrapping a gift in a pretty bag made from a map is a great way to recycle something old into something new, and maybe even something blue! These would also make the PERFECT welcome bags for out-of-town guests if you use maps of your city. Here's how to turn a map into a gift bag. Materials and Tools Map Pencil Scissors Gluestick, glue dots, double sided tape, or another adhesive Hole punch Cardboard (form an old cereal box or case of pop is perfect) Cording or ribbon (for handles) Procedure. 80+ free wedding printables: a huge list of downloadable DIY wedding projects. Ok, first: do you have the ULTIMATE downloadable printable, the Offbeat Bride Checklist?

80+ free wedding printables: a huge list of downloadable DIY wedding projects

If not, you should definitely grab that. There are hidden freebies all over the web: downloadable templates, patterns, fonts, fingerprint trees, and more. I stumble across them all the time while browsing blogs. Vintage_Labels.pdf (application/pdf Object) - Create Your Free Wedding Website. Plan · Google for Weddings. Share and access your planning tools anywhere Keep track of all the details and collaborate with your bridal party and family on invites, schedules, addresses, and more.

Plan · Google for Weddings

Edit your wedding documents and spreadsheets from any computer or smartphone. Choose the all-in-one wedding planner or pick and choose exactly which features you need. Look for tips from the pros sprinkled throughout the templates on everything from selecting a cake to choosing a DJ. Browse through the Google Docs Wedding tools More tools, more help. My DIY Wedding Day. Maybe you saw our DIY wine bottle label, but here's another twist on the same idea: try it on a water bottle.

My DIY Wedding Day

Instead of prepping the label for your party favors, you can sweeten up a basic bottle of water for those dancing late into the night that want some H20 and a little break from the cocktails. Or, if you're having an outdoor wedding in the heat of summer, leave a water bottle at each of the chairs so your guests can stay refreshed during the ceremony. All you'll need are some basic blank labels (tip: use business mailing labels bought at an office supply store in bulk -- they're often a few dollars cheaper than buying craft labels), an ink jet printer and the photo you want to use. Fancy fabric flowers two ways: tutorial. Thank you all for your comments and help about my work-in-progress silk party dress!

Fancy fabric flowers two ways: tutorial

SnowyBliss: Long Stemmed Fabric Flowers. So the last few weeks have been overwhelmingly filled with busyness.

SnowyBliss: Long Stemmed Fabric Flowers

And this week is no exception. Criminently this time of year always about does me in. The Blue Muse: DIY wedding fleurs: How to make organza flowers and bouquets. Confession: Fresh cut flowers make me sad. Although I adore them and indulge every so often, their ephemeral nature distresses me somewhat. How can something so beautiful and often so costly as a bouquet turn into a wilty, crunchy mess after only a few days? This mindset may be why I am prone to dry almost every bouquet I buy, and also why I was hesitant to use fresh flowers for our wedding last year. When planning, the thought of organizing flowers stressed me out because 1. They did not fit into the budget and 2. After perusing the internet for other possibilities--non-flower options, live plants, etc.

Making the flowers is fairly simple, but I cannot lie, extremely time consuming. Gorgeous Chiffon and Tulle Flowers - DIY: Gorgeous Chiffon and Tulle Flowers. Photos By: Olivia Kanaley For this project you will need fabric - we used chiffon and tulle. Yardage needed will vary based on the number and size of flowers, as well as the fabric thickness. You'll also need a piece of paper, a pen, scissors, pins, needle and thread, glass seed beads, and a plain hair clip or comb. Vintage Magpie: Bouquets galour.... This one is very special to me.... every item in it has a memory, a meaning for the bride. It has mum's, grandmothers, grandfathers, brothers items in it, one for each of the people who cannot share her day with her...

CUSTOM DESIGNED VINTAGE BRIDAL BUTTON AND BEAD .. A stunning alternative bridal bouquet made uniquely for you. You choose the colour scheme and I will work with your ideas to create a beautiful one off piece for your wedding. Made from vintage buttons and brooches, antique lace and delicate sparkles, this bouquet will truly bring a touch of vintage glamour to your big day. Why not order matching boutonnieres, bridesmaid bouquets or flower girl poseys? All bouquets are individually tailored, so please contact me for a quote or to discuss your requirements. Bouquet made from vintage brooches and baubles. Flowers. Origami Kusadama Flowers ∙ How To by B-E-R-R-Ä°-N on Cut Out. Those northern skies: inspiration and tutorials for button projects. And these don't include all the other projects that incorporate buttons but aren't really about buttons. How to Make Button BouquetsI've made many, many, many of these - and they can be so customized - and you can change the style so easily with a little imagination, the right vase, and color combination.

How to Make Floral Hair Wreaths I've made probably close to twenty of these. I started making them when I got sick of all the wreaths my MIL bought that would fall apart within a few weeks. DIY Flower Boutonniere. Games to play at your wedding. Play wedding lawn games with a custom cornhole platform. Hire giant games and hire garden games, great fun party games. Shannon & Brandon's comedic Seattle wedding. The Offbeat Bride: Shannon , theater actress/web site manager My Offbeat Partner: Brandon, improv actor/managing director Location & date of wedding: Lake Forest Park Civic Club on Lake Washington in Seattle, WA (we're not members, anyone can rent it) — 5/4/2008.

Lotte & David's games and dance DIY fête of love. You've seen some details of this dancetastic wedding, but here is the full story on this UK parteh with amazing photos! The offbeat bride: Lotte, PA and aspirant professionally awesome person Her offbeat partner: David, Playwight, Dramaturg, and Lecturer Date and location of wedding: Registry Office, St. Nicholas Market and Trinity Centre, Bristol, UK — July 23, 2011. Ideas for DIY Photo Booths for Weddings.