Showing posts with label wedding. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wedding. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Wedding Birdseed in Eggshells

Wedding Birdseed in Eggshells via homework - carolynshomework (7)

Hello friends! Wedding season is here and I have an easy wedding idea that is budget friendly but on-trend. Wedding Birdseed to toss at the bride and groom. Tossing rice at newlyweds comes from an ancient tradition. It symbolized abundance and fertility. In recent years it was rumored that the rice left on the ground was harmful to birds. I’ve heard that this isn’t true but birdseed has become a popular replacement and I’m sure it’s much better for the birds and critters that clean up our mess.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

homework: reading {stylish weddings}

Book Review Stylish Weddings via homework | carolynshomework.comWe’re rounding the corner and heading into wedding season. If you’re planning a wedding or know someone planning a wedding, then you are probably already gathering ideas and working out all the details. Today, I’m thrilled to share with you a beautiful new book brimming with wedding ideas.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: bridal shower decor on a budget

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Bridal Shower Decor with bathroom tissue flowers via homework | carolynshomework.comBridal season is around the corner but if you’re planning a wedding or planning a bridal shower now is the time to start thinking about the details. Believe me, I’ve done my share of planning and hosting bridal showers. They seem to come in waves and can be expensive to host. Here’s a creative bridal shower décor idea that’s also friendly on the budget.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Etceteras: Romantic Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher 8AHave you ever seen a dream catcher? Dream catchers originate from Native Americans and they are typically made on hoops with netting in the middle and feathers hanging from the hoop.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Celebrations: a black, white & bling wedding

As the weather warms, more and more couples will be planning their weddings. And if you want to add a special touch to your big day, take a look at some of these beautiful items from the David Tutera Bridal Collection.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Celebrations: wedding save-the-date announcements

Wedding season is around the corner and if you’re lucky enough to be planning a wedding, you may want to consider “Save the Date” cards. You can send a simple card or do something unique like this Save the Date Cracker or Popper announcement.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The Inspiration Board: link party [90]

il_fullxfull.414001073_wtyjWelcome to the Inspiration Board link party! I'm so happy that you found your way to my little creative corner of the blogosphere.

I want to introduce you to my newest sponsor and I have to say I'm biased because this is my cousin-in-law's shop.

Please welcome Jane Tsukamoto Wedding Designs. Jane has truly exquisite wedding accessories. Ring bearer pillows made with handmade roses, Swarovski crystals and top quality fabrics - like satin shantung and silk organza. The shop also carries bridal garters made from vintage lace, silk and satin and embellished with Austrian crystals and other jewels. All the items make for a perfect keepsake. Jane welcomes custom orders since each wedding day is unique.

You can find her designs in her Etsy Shop or via the shop Facebook page.

Jane Tsukamoto Wedding

Now on to the Inspiration Board. I can't wait to see what you've been up to... crafts, decor, diy, recipes - if it's creative, I want to see it!


Monday, January 30, 2012

Upcycling: lace water bottle


I was inspired to make this lace vase after seeing Decoupaging with Lace on Urban Comfort. For my version, I used a very tall bottle that some fancy water came in. This is actually a double upcycle project because the lace I used was an old curtain valance.


To make a lace bottle you can wrap the entire bottle in the lace or use strips of the lace depending on how you want your finished product to look. Apply Mod Podge to your bottle and wrap the fabric around the bottle. 


The length of the valance fit the bottle almost perfectly and I was able to use the lacy edge at the top of the bottle. Since the neck of the bottle is narrower, I cut the slits in the fabric and layered the slits around the neck.


Once the fabric is completely dry, add another coat of Mod Podge over the fabric. 


Add flowers and enjoy your delicate lace vase.


I think these would work perfectly as budget-friendly wedding centerpieces. So if you’re planning a wedding, start saving glass bottles and be on the hunt for lace remnants.



Thanks for visiting.
Carolyn


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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Inkling: Scratch Paper Favors


If you’re planning a wedding, bridal shower or any kind of party, this a budget-friendly favor that you can make.

Save up remnants of white paper or use inexpensive printer paper.  Cut the paper into squares.



Tie your bundle with pretty ribbon or twine. You can match your wedding colors or go all white. I did a white and cream version and a black and white version.

 
I added a crepe paper floral embellishment and a pretty tag.

Having an eco-chic wedding? Recycled paper or junk mail envelopes for your paper source would be fun. For a more formal party or wedding use water color paper or parchment paper. The possibilities are endless with this project.



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