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Banana Bread in-a-jar: DIY Wedding Favors. Posted on July 11, 2012 by Christina I’m crazy about DIY wedding favors that are edible, so naturally I love this banana bread in a jar recipe.

Banana Bread in-a-jar: DIY Wedding Favors

It’s the perfect favor for a barn wedding – or any rustic wedding! I’ve made banana bread countless times, but this is the first time I attempted it in a jar. I honestly thought it would be much more difficult than it is. Read on for the recipe and wrapping instructions. Also, check out Peach Crisp in a Jar. Banana Bread in a Jar Recipe (adapted from (Makes one dozen 250 ml jars) Ingredients: 2/3 cup shortening2 2/3 cups white sugar4 eggs2 cups mashed bananas2/3 cup water3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground cloves (I used half a teaspoon because I didn’t want mine too ‘clovey’.)2/3 cup chopped pecans or walnuts You will also need: 12 250 ml canning jarsfunnel Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

Mash bananas. Easy DIY Wedding Programs Tutorial. Posted on April 27, 2009 by Christina By Amanda Colyer For our DIY Wedding programs, I wanted to keep it simple and inexpensive, but still provide my guests with some entertainment.

Easy DIY Wedding Programs Tutorial

I decided on fan programs — with a fun twist — after seeing some great examples on the web. Materials for DIY Wedding Programs: - A2 sized folded cards (or card stock cut to size and folded) - Golf pencils , pre-drilled with holes wide enough for ribbon to pass through - Popsicle sticks , also pre-drilled - Scissors - Needle with a large eye - Corner Rounder Punch - Thin ribbon - Double Sided Tape Note: A2 is a great size because there’s room for content, but they’re not so big that they’re floppy. Designing my programs was a snap with Microsoft Word. 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. Read on to see this fun project + get inspired to make your own! This ’52 Things I Love About You’ craft (and images) are via Craftster (spotted here) and the supplies are easy to find: supplies o one deck of cards o binder rings o standard hole punch o scrabble tiles (just two – one for each of your initials) o printer + printer paper o scissors o glue how-to Simply type up the 52 things you love about your gift recipient, print them out onto paper, cut ‘em out, and glue ‘em on.

Images via onetomatotwo Happy Crafting! Xo, -E. Some links above to Amazon as an affiliate; however, feel free to shop wherever you wish! Like this post? Austin Wedding Blog - StumbleUpon. Austin Weddings.

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Creative Guest Books & Love and Lavender - StumbleUpon. We’ve rounded up some more creative guest books that would be a little more interesting to read through later than your standard guestbook.

Creative Guest Books & Love and Lavender - StumbleUpon

If you’ve ever read through someone’s wedding guest book, you’ll notice that most of the entries are pretty repetitive: “Congrats, we’re so happy for you!” Add a bit of fun to your wedding day by coming up with a unique idea for a guestbook. Here’s a roundup of our favorite ideas: #1. Wishing Tree. . #2. . #3. . #4. . #5. . #6. . #7. . #8. Other ideas include dirty laundry, signed plates, quilts, and even surfboards! 43 DIY Wedding Projects For The Budget Bride. Staying within your wedding budget is hard.

43 DIY Wedding Projects For The Budget Bride

As a newlywed, I can't count how many times we had to do some "adjusting" to our wedding spending so we wouldn't completely destroy our agreed-upon wedding budget. After some long chats and compromises, I can proudly say, we succeeded. The main way that we cut costs was to take on some DIY wedding projects. If you've got the right supplies, time and willingness to work, you can truly amaze yourself... and your guests. DIY Wedding Ideas: Confetti Cones, Unique Table Plan & More! Newlywed Sophie, whose gorgeously quirky, vintage English country garden wedding we’ve been admiring for these last few days on Bridal Musings {Part 1 & Part 2} kindly offered to share the DIY details from her wedding.

DIY Wedding Ideas: Confetti Cones, Unique Table Plan & More!

Her and Robert had some great ideas from striped water colour confetti cones to a very unique table numbers display! Striped Confetti Cones Making the confetti cones was pretty simple. I got a couple of pieces of cream card and drew light brown and purple lines on them using watercolour pencils. I then added water to them. DIY Paper Goods I designed the invite, RSVP postcard, menu and order of service using Photoshop and sent them to a local print shop. Bunting Galore My Mum is amazing when it comes to sewing and happily agreed to make the bunting. A Unique, 3D Seating Plan I wanted our seating plan display to be something different.