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{DIY or DIE} The Easiest DIY Flower ♥ The Broke-Ass Bride: Bad-ass Wedding Inspiration on a Broke-Ass Budget. You probably wouldn’t have guessed this about me– and I’ll deny it if you ask me in front of my future grandfather-in-law– but I’m completely lazy.

{DIY or DIE} The Easiest DIY Flower ♥ The Broke-Ass Bride: Bad-ass Wedding Inspiration on a Broke-Ass Budget

I don’t like projects that are too complicated because I get halfway through and I’m bored, and sometimes sticky, and I’m missing my trashy TV shows, and the directions are suddenly in Spanish {what?!!} And all at once I realize that I don’t care enough about this craft to keep going. DIY Bridesmaids Cards. I love the idea of formally asking those whom you would like to be in your bridal party.

DIY Bridesmaids Cards

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. Wedding Trends for Stylish + Creative Brides - StumbleUpon. DIY Vintage Wedding Ideas. One of my favorite details from Kara and Kristen‘s Past to Present vintage wedding concept was their innovative guest book idea.

DIY Vintage Wedding Ideas

I love how the paper flowers and decorative corkboard are more than just a guest book, they are also a keepsake for years to come! To create this unique guest book, you will need: Picture frame in desired sizeCork rollFabric cut to size to cover corkScrapbook paper or other decorative paperPush pins or brads Instructions: Unroll cork and secure to backing for picture frameCover with decorative fabric and secure with double-sided tape or fabric glueClose and secure framePrint flower template on the reverse of decorative paper. Favors of homemade cookies were wrapped in decorative paper. To create the lovely cookie favor wrappers, you will need: Favor tagsRibbonDecorative pliable paper (handmade paper works well)Scalloped-edge scissors Decorative pearl accents are a lovely accent to an arrangement. Lace-wrapped votives add a vintage touch to any tabletop. Glitter Weddings - StumbleUpon. I was awesome at papier-mâché.

Glitter Weddings - StumbleUpon

When it came time in Geography to create our own papier-mâché globe, those 5th graders had nothing on me. I would sit for hours, hands covered in school glue, concentrating at an intense level for a ten-year-old. It’s been a few years, but something tells me I’ve still got it. These DIY Pendant Lamps are essentially papier-mâché for grownups. The two projects today employ hemp and lace doilies as the papier-mâché craft of choice, along with a balloon and glue; but all this talk of fifth grade makes me want to glue macaroni. We’re still in the honeymoon phase of marriage, the phase where your husband still thinks everything that you do is beyond cute (eh, usually), so I’m thinking he will LOVE a macaroni lamp.

Directions for these fun-tastic projects here and here. Via Glitter & Pearls // DIY Lace Lamp Via Urban Taster // Hemp Pendant Lamps Via Craft Nest. Luxe Hair Pin with Feathers. Posted November 4, 2011 | 3 Comments We spotted this beautiful luxe hair pin with feathers at Pomp and Plumage and couldn’t wait to share it with you.

Luxe Hair Pin with Feathers

This hair pin is perfect for the bride who wants a subtle “something blue” and an accessory for her hair. Plus, with other colors available and each hair pin at only $18 a pop, you can afford to buy one for each of your bridesmaids, too. This hairpiece features a soft palette of feathers and a clear rhinestone centerpiece which is hand-set in antiqued brass. Take a peek at our favorite color combination and scroll down to see an example of other color options. DIY Dolce & Gabbana Tiara. Honestly, how enchanting was Dolce & Gabbana‘s ode to Sicily in their fall collection?

DIY Dolce & Gabbana Tiara

Velvet capes and lace dresses were accented by glorious Baroque-inspired accessories. The highlight for me was the cornucopia of ornate tiaras adorned with rhinestones, pearls, and the most darling little ceramic roses. It’s a DIY that is easily mastered with the right supplies, so when in Rome . . . You’ll need:a black velvet headband15 – 20 assorted ceramic roses (or search “ceramic roses” on Etsy or eBay)8 – 10 assorted faux pearls (last seen here)40 – 50 assorted pre-set rhinestones (last seen here)a disposable container or popsicle sticka handful of toothpicksE6000 glue Start by squeezing a small amount of E6000 into a disposable container or onto a wooden popsicle stick.

Press the ceramic bead in the center of the headband. Continue adding beads and rhinestones along the middle. Create a pattern, alternating flowers and pearls. Continue gluing pieces to the headband . . . Washington DC Wedding Blog ~ DIY Origami Bouquet Tutorial. I am SUPER excited for today’s DIY Wednesday tutorial feature coming to us from Lindsey of Elusive Photo Design.

Washington DC Wedding Blog ~ DIY Origami Bouquet Tutorial

You all know how much I love the unique, different, and offbeat when it comes to weddings [especially in the Washington, DC area], so naturally, I jumped out of my seat when Lindsey sent me this: DIY Origami Paper Flower Bouquet From Lindsey: