Wedding Crafts, Bridal Party Ideas and More

If your (or a loved one’s) big day is approaching, you probably have a lot of uses for wedding crafts. Or maybe you just need a little inspiration! From bridal party ideas to DIY bridal shower favors, we can help you create beautiful, unique and affordable wedding craft projects. Click on any project image below for detailed instructions, supply lists and more.

Pottery Barn Kids Inspired DIY Halloween Bat Chandelier

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I love to decorate for Halloween, and I prefer decor that is spooky but not scary.  This fun DIY Halloween bat chandelier, inspired by a piece from Pottery Barn Kids, is perfect for a Halloween party or just for decorating for the holiday. I used felt instead of paper, so you can display your DIY Halloween chandelier outside, too.  Wouldn’t this be fun on your front porch? Supplies needed to make your own DIY Halloween bat chandelier: 12 inch Metal {Read More}

Autumn-Leaf Oatmeal Spice Homemade Soap

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Today’s homemade soap craft is a very simple one indeed!  You need a few simple supplies and very basic artistic skills to create these simple, charming oatmeal spiced soaps.  Let’s start with the base! Supplies needed to make your own homemade soap: Oatmeal Soap Base Spice Medley Fragrance Oil Metal Leaves Food Coloring Gel and Paintbrush Glass or Ceramic Bowl for Mixing Soap Mold Cut your soap into cubes and melt slowly in a double boiler or very carefully in the {Read More}

Pumpkin Shea Butter DIY Lotion

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This DIY lotion is similar to my summer Coconut Oil ‘Day at the Beach’ Jars, but a little more substantial, yellow in color and smells like fall itself. The base oils are coconut oil and shea butter (pictured) found at bulk food stores, specialty groceries or online.  I buy mine at Amazon or Costco. The rest of the supplies for this DIY lotion can be ordered quickly online at Consumer Crafts. Supplies needed to make your own pumpkin shea butter {Read More}

Pumpkin Spice DIY Bath Salts

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A few months ago I made these amazing Strawberry Bath Salts!  They were a huge hit and they smelt amazing!  They also made a great homemade gift.  As fall is approaching I wanted to create a fall version of my DIY bath salts and so I picked up a few items from Consumer Crafts and I got to work creating these delicious smelling Pumpkin Spice DIY bath salts! I love how the strawberry bath salts smelt, but I won’t lie, {Read More}

Edible Terrarium Activity For Kids

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Each summer in our house, we like to have a Bug and Garden week.  Though bug-catching is a stalwart standard, I always try to switch up things just a bit.  This year we made moss marshmallows for an edible terrarium activity, created a family of lady bugs and even planted a Venus fly trap!  Join me today as I share our activities! This edible terrarium activity is a project inspired by Jenn at Rook 17’s terrariums.  She makes the cutest {Read More}

Girls’ Summer Garden Party

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I am always looking for an excuse to invite my nieces and their mamas over to spend some time in the garden, and a garden party seemed like fun to plan and enjoy.  We had dainty little finger foods and enjoyed some fun crafts and a dip in the pool.  Join me today as I share a few of my garden party craft ideas with you! Summer garden party craft supplies: (1-3 * in order of difficulty) Flower Jars * {Read More}

Summery DIY Bandana Bunting

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I just love making up easy and cute banners for parties or even just for everyday! They are so fast to sew up and add such fun colors and style to any display, mantel or even to your backyard fence. Bandanas are so summery to me, so I thought it would be fun to make up a summery DIY bandana bunting – in these cheery, bright colors and all decorated with a little pom pom trim. Because everything is cuter with pom poms. {Read More}

Homemade Teacher Gifts: A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils

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Once upon a time, I taught in the classroom. And I kept adorable little pots of pens and pencils on my desk. It would usually take about a month for me to ask aloud, “Why don’t I have anything to write with!?!?” And students would sheepishly look away. I would realize: most of my pens and pencils had been “borrowed” away… never to return to their stylish little desk organizer. And then a solution presented itself:  a handmade “flower pencil” won’t walk {Read More}

“Preserve the Date” Mason Jar Wedding Invitations

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These mason jar wedding invitations are not too masculine and not too girly. Trendy and cute. Will fit in a standard A2 envelope for mailing and easy to mass produce. And they can actually be used for just about any theme – not just a wedding or engagement party. Sounds too good to be true, right? Follow along as I show you how to make these simple mason jar wedding (or any occasion!) invitations. Supplies needed to make your own DIY mason {Read More}