Spring Burlap & Floral Centerpiece

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If you’re on the lookout for a pretty and simple spring centerpiece, this burlap and floral centerpiece project is a great option! It’s simple and fresh with a little country chic coming from the burlap and button garland. Add a floral centerpiece to your Easter dinner table, give as a Mother’s Day gift, or easily mass produce for a springtime wedding — either way, your guests will surely be impressed! Supplies needed to make your own spring floral centerpiece: Flowers {Read More}

Spring Challenge: Chicken Wire Tussy Mussy

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Today we are going to be making an over-sized, outdoor, tussy mussy of sorts.  Typically, a tussy mussy is a small, triangular, metal vessel designed to hold flowers.  Sometimes they are used in weddings to hold bouquets or placed on doorknobs in the home.  This chicken wire version is a monster sized reconfiguration of the idea, meant to add an outdoor “vase” for your garden.  These could also be really fabulous at an outdoor wedding to line the aisles! Supplies {Read More}

30 Second Glitter Tea Lights

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Are you planning a wedding this year?  Or perhaps a big party?  Make these 30 second glitter tea lights in a jiffy.  Plus, they will look gorgeous on your reception or party tables.  These are so quick and easy that I decided to make a video tutorial just so you could see the process in action. You only need two supplies to make these glitter tea lights: Clear Cup Tea Lights Sparkle Glitter Tape Step 1: Choose the Sparkle Tape color {Read More}

Whimsical DIY Nursery Clouds

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Remember when I said that the Penny Letter DIY Nursery Wall needed a little something to finish it off?  Well, I had a little something in mind and it looked like… CLOUDS. These DIY nursery clouds were high on the list of things I knew I wanted to add to our little girl’s DIY nursery.  They add a touch of “nature” and “outdoors” without being too literal and the shape and looseness of form add whimsy and movement to the room.  Best of {Read More}

How To: Hand Painted DIY Cake Toppers

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How many of you have found inspiration on Pinterest or Etsy?  Gosh, I do ALL the time.  Well, I saw some of thee cutest wooden doll wedding cake toppers on Etsy months ago and I’ve been itching to give them a try.   There was something about the DIY cake topper that was perfectly simple, yet adorably elegant. Today, I thought I’d share this fun project with all of you. A DIY cake topper bride and groom that will top {Read More}

4 Tier Fabric Covered Wedding Card Box

4 Tier Fabric Covered Wedding Card Box

Despite working for a craft company, at the beginning of my planning process, I never expected to have so many handmade wedding elements.  After I started adding up all the costs for save the dates, invitations, reception décor, etc. I knew that I could make so many of the pretty things I had on my “want” list.  I left the big things to the pros and my mom and I started crafting as many things as we could.  I saved {Read More}

Color Blocked Tea Storage Box

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I’ve been wanting to have a tea party for a while: one where you dress up in a spring dress, sip tea out of elegant cups and nibble on cucumber sandwiches. Though I haven’t planned it, I thought I’d better get started by preparing some tea party must-haves, such as this adorable tea box. Supplies needed to make your own color blocked DIY box: Wooden Cigar Box White Acrylic Paint Colored Acrylic Paint (accent color) Metallic Paint (I used silver {Read More}

Festive Party Drink Tags

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I don’t know about you, but when I host gatherings at my place, I worry about the details. And I’ve figured that sometimes, it comes down to the little details that can make a huge difference. Here’s a super-easy drink tags tutorial that will add a little extra to your next shindig. You can also use them to help your guests remember which cup is theirs! Supplies needed to make your own festive drink tags: Circle Punch Washi Tape Cardstock {Read More}

Wedding Cake Shaped Party Favor Boxes

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Wedding season is around the corner, and with that comes engagement parties, bridal showers, and bachelorette parties! If you’re planning to host a party, you’ll need to come up with party decor and favors for your guests or co-hostesses. How about a craft that can meet both those needs? This pretty “wedding cake” would make a lovely centerpiece, and when the party’s over you can take the filled boxes apart to give out as favors! Supplies needed to make your {Read More}