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7 Easy Wedding DIY Ideas from Zazzle

We love easy wedding diy ideas, so we’re sharing a handful of our favorites today! Are you subscribed yet? If not, you’re really missing out.

Do you want to get crafty with your wedding, but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re not very crafty, but you still want to get your hands on some personalized details for your big day. Whether you’re a beginner crafter or an expert, you’ll find easy wedding ideas you can DIY over at Zazzle. We’ve rounded up seven easy wedding favor ideas from their site including their newest addition: fabric! Tell us which one you’re excited to try after the post.

Easy Wedding DIY Ideas

1. This fabric backdrop for photos

For a unique backdrop guests can use for photos, try a custom fabric design. Here’s a favorite:

EASY WEDDING DIY IDEAS - backdrop | via http://emmalinebride.com/decor/easy-wedding-diy-ideas/
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2. This custom fabric for your favors

I’ve seen their new fabric in person and it’s so soft!

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This fabric is high quality and ideal for using throughout your decor. You can even take a small swatch of fabric and gather it to make a favor container and secure with twine. Here are just a few of the spring-y patterns we’re loving right now:

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You can also use their fabric for custom table runners, chair decor for the sweetheart table, or make your own hoop art (see #7 below).

And my personal favorite: their monogrammed dot with pink!

easy diy wedding ideas fabric monogrammed

3. These custom cocktail napkins

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4. These delicious brownies or cookies

I’m not the world’s best baker, but I’m learning! The idea of baking dozens for guests, though, would stress me out. That’s why when I saw they had custom brownies and cookies at the ready, I had to share them with you! Want delectable favors that are personalized… without the hassle of making them yourself? Just click and it’s done!

easy diy wedding ideas brownies

easy diy wedding ideas cookies

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5. These personalized cake pops

They have cake pops, too! I love cake pops.

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6. These favor boxes

Fill little favor boxes with pre-wrapped candies (and avoid anything chocolate in the summer). These boxes are customized and you can choose from thousands of unique designs (or upload your own).

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7. These wall hoops for your reception (or hanging decor)

easy diy wedding ideas wall hoops

Get the full DIY on these here.

Get Crafting!

Ready to roll up your sleeves and get started? Head over to Zazzle.com. They’re having a 15% discount today only on EVERYTHING (plus 50% off on other select items) — hurry because those savings really add up!

xo
-E.

This is a sponsored post by Zazzle.

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Which of these easy wedding DIY ideas are you excited to craft?

Peach and Mint Wedding Inspiration (+ Win!)

Hi, loves! Emma here. I’ve talked about my admiration for mint wedding ideas in the past, but add peach to the color palette and I’m in love! Today we’ve rounded up ten of our favorite peach and mint wedding ideas to inspire your color palette. This color combination is ideal for spring or summer weddings and you can decide to do mostly peach, mostly mint, or a healthy mix of both. They’re beautiful shades that complement each other nicely. Plus, to sweeten the post, we’ve teamed up with the ladies of Rustic Gem Jewelry to offer one of our favorite finds below as our newest wedding giveaway item! What is it? Read on to find out!

peach and mint wedding colors
aqua teardrop infinity necklacepeach brooch wedding favor box

where to buy //

1 – peach and mint wedding bouquet | curious floral
2 – mint bridesmaid dress | lhc couture
3 – peach and mint wedding earrings | rustic gem jewelry (*giveaway item! see below)
4 – peach and mint bridesmaid clutches | juneberry stitches
5 – peach and mint wedding backdrop | handmade by jennifer chase
6 – invitations | diva gone domestic too
7 – heart cupcake toppers | kiwi tini creations
8 – mint save the date | the roche shop
9 – mint teardrop infinity necklace | rustic gem jewelry
10 – peach brooch favor box | glamourwed

Peach and Mint Wedding Giveaway: Win a Pair of Earrings

If you like this color palette, you’ll really love the item up for grabs! Rustic Gem Jewelry is giving away a pair of their peach and mint wedding earrings, one of their best sellers, as seen above (#3) and below.

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Giveaway Details

o Enter between 6/25/14-7/1/14 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: Peach and Mint Earrings by Rustic Gem Jewelry (shown below)
o Winner will be randomly selected and announced on 7/2; winner announced on this blog post and emailed
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o FREE shipping included to U.S. and Canada
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $34 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter

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xo,
-E.

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Faux Flower Bouquets: Yay or Nay?

What do you think about faux flower bouquets? Would you carry fake blooms instead of fresh flowers down the aisle? The emerging trend of fake flower bouquets has become increasingly more popular among brides — and for good reason. Read on to find out why and get inspired with faux flower bouquets for your big day…

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: the ritzy rose)

by the ritzy rose

Faux Flower Bouquets

Unlike fresh flowers, faux bouquets will never wilt; they last forever. Your bouquet becomes a lasting heirloom instead of a temporary purchase. If you’re allergic to fresh flowers, a bouquet alternative won’t make your nose run or your eyes itch. And, any type of bloom is in season for silk blooms year-round!

1. Brooch Bouquet

A brooch bouquet is constructed with antique brooches and wire to form a ‘bouquet’. This is my favorite bouquet alternative style; where was it when I tied the knot? By The Ritzy Rose.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: the ritzy rose)

by the ritzy rose

2. Button Bouquet

The button bouquet is another brilliant idea and similar to the brooch bouquet. Instead of brooches, buttons are used. This bouquet is by Lillybuds and I simply adore it.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: letters4lilly)

by lillybuds

3. Sola Wooden Flowers

Wooden sola flowers are perfect for rustic weddings. By LA Farm Girl Mercantile.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: la farm girl mercantile)

by la farmgirl mercantile

4. Sheet Music Bouquet

Turn your favorite sheet music into a bouquet! By Surroundings.

Faux Flower Bouquets - Sheet Music Bouquet (bouquet: surroundings online, photo by ashley rose)

by surroundings, photo by ashley rose

5. Vintage Fabric Bouquet

I love the touches of lace and vintage fabrics used in this fab flower arrangement. There are so many varieties available, too. By Innstyches.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: innstyches)

by innstyches

6. Peony Bouquet

Love peonies year-round? These cupped peonies are some of the prettiest silks I’ve ever seen. By Jasmine Burgess Crafts.

Faux Flower Bouquets - Pink Silk Peony Bouquet (bouquet: jasmine burgess crafts)

by jasmine burgess crafts

7. Rosette Flower Bouquet

Something blue… and faux, too! By The Sunflower Stand.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: the sunflower stand)

by the sunflower stand

8. Fabric Flower Bouquet

Your bridesmaids can carry faux flower bouquets, too! Check out this pretty style by Autumn and Grace Bridal.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: autumn and grace bridal)

by autumn and grace bridal

9. Felt Flower Bouquet

Felt takes on a fresh new look as a wildflower bouquet. By Handmade Colectibles.

Faux Flower Bouquets (bouquet: handmade colectibles)

by handmade colectibles

It’s your turn! Do you like faux flower bouquets? Yay or Nay? What will you carry on your wedding day?


-E.

7 Most Inspiring Ceremony Backdrops

When you see wedding ceremonies, what inspires you? Is it the emotional couple, the unique aisle decor that catches your eye, or maybe the venue itself? One of my favorite wedding day details is the ceremony backdrop and today we’re talking about the best, most inspiring ceremony backdrops we’ve seen yet. If you’re handy, many of these ceremony backdrops are DIY-able; or, as always, keep a sharp eye out for talented artisans who are ready to help you create the ideal backdrop for your particular ceremony. We’ve gathered up the best of the best from around the web and narrowed it down to seven of our favorite ceremony backdrops. Prepare to be inspired!

7 Most Inspiring Ceremony Backdrops

#1: Something Blue

Ah, something blue: a cooling, calming color to soothe your wedding day nerves. This particular backdrop is reminiscent of the ocean and is a welcome change of pace from the traditional neutral color palette. The birds are a whimsical addition.

ceremony backdrops in blue

photo by scarlet o’neill via uschi and kay

#2: Heart Backdrop

This is one of my all-time favorite ceremony backdrops. It was designed by the lovely Jesi Haack FOR THE COUPLE. Incredible, right? We love Jesi’s photography and her mad design skills. Take a peek…

cerermony backdrops red heart

photo by jesi haack via green wedding shoes

#3: Painted on Paper

Whether you have a favorite song, want to illustrate your vows, or have a poem you absolutely love, this ceremony backdrop will turn it into wedding day design.

ceremony backdrops - words written on paper roll

photo by tammy horton photography via style me pretty

#4: All Dressed Up in White

For ceremony backdrops in white, this is one of our favorites. It incorporates white balloons while embodying a wedding-worthy sense of style.

ceremony backdrops - white balloons

photo by jesi haack

#5: Curtains + Wood Molding

This is one of those ceremony backdrops that reminds me of home interior design dubbed wedding decor. It is created with a pair of curtain panels each pulled to the side and tied; it is displayed along with wood molding crafted to form almost a window-frame appearance. Love.

ceremony backdrops: curtains and wood molding

photo by cedar house photography

#6: Ribbons

Using TONS of ribbons may take a bit of work, but the result? A kiss like this…

ceremony backdrops with ribbons

photo by the nichols via style me pretty

Hello, beautiful color! And again…

ceremony backdrops with ribbons

photo by the nichols via style me pretty

#7: The Giant Red Heart

Looking for poppy, in-your-face and full of pizazz? This is the ceremony backdrop for you! Spotted via Southern Weddings Magazine via Pinterest.

ceremony backdrops - giant red heart with names in calligraphy

photo by adam barnes photo

Remember… some ceremony locations are almost too gorgeous to cover up! For wedding ceremonies on the beach or in the woods), let Mother Nature do the heavy lifting!

Happy Planning!


-E.


What will your ceremony backdrop look like?