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Wood Letter Wedding Decoration & Felt Flowers

I never thought I could love felt flowers almost as much as the real deal. But awhile ago when we talked about these felt wedding ideas and I couldn’t believe how beautiful felt could really be. And with further digging, I spotted this wood letter wedding decoration over at The Felt Flower Shop and now I just adore all things felt. Take a look and I think you’ll see what I mean! (Oh, and this can be re-used after the wedding as home decor!) The ampersand is cute, too.

Wood Letter Wedding Decoration

Wood Letter Wedding Decoration & Felt Flowers | http://emmalinebride.com/decor/wood-letter-wedding-decoration/

the felt flower shop

the felt flower shop

5 Amazing (+ Easy!) DIY Wedding Ideas

Hi, loves! If you’re a DIY-loving bride (pros and amateurs welcome!), you’re in for a treat today! We’ve rounded up five stylish + easy DIY wedding ideas to try. We’ve found a floral monogram (pretty much one of the prettiest things we’ve seen in awhile!), a pom backdrop, an amazing marquee, and more. If easy DIY wedding ideas are what you crave, you’ve come to the right place… and, I must say, these finds are pretty darn inexpensive, too. Ready to begin? Let’s go!

Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

1. DIY Floral Monogram

On the DIY love scale, I easily rate this project a 9/10, as in, I’m going to make this for my home immediately. All you need are letter like these, floral foam, flowers of your choice, and a few easy-to-find supplies.

diy floral monogram letter via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas
diy floral monogram by urbanic paper via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

get the full diy at urbanic paper

2. DIY Paper Pom Backdrop

Tissue paper is inexpensive… and chic when you know what to do with it. This paper pom backdrop is gorgeous — and you can pick any color to coordinate with your soiree!

diy paper pom backdrop by the sweetest occasion via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

find the diy at the sweetest occasion

3. DIY Love Marquee

Get OUT. I love this. Hang it in your reception site for a statement piece guests will definitely notice.

diy love marquee by brittany makes via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

the diy tutorial can be found at brittany makes

4. DIY Monogram Teacup Succulent

Teacups and succulents are a winning combination! Make these to give as wedding favors. EB TIP: As an alternate to succulents, try these!

monogrammed succulent teacup by confetti and cleats via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

grab the diy tutorial at confetti and cleats

5. DIY Floral Cloche

And, last but not least, take a peek at this floral cloche. I love this look for rustic, woodland weddings as a chic centerpiece detail.

diy cloche centerpiece by divine caroline via Easy DIY Wedding Ideas

diy details available at divine caroline

So, dish: what’s your favorite of the above? Do any of these projects inspire you? Tell us below! We’d love to hear from you!

xo
-E.

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Must-Have Detail: Write a Letter to the Groom

Brides: we spotted a must-have detail for your wedding to-do list! A few days before the wedding, write a letter to the groom to be read before the ceremony. Add this to your list of getting ready photos for your photographer to capture his expression as he reads your sweet sentiments.

Write a Letter to the Groom (photo: third line studios)

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Write a Letter to the Groom

When writing your letter to the groom, include details such as a favorite memory from your courtship; how happy you are to become his wife; what you envision about your wedding day; how excited you are to spend your life with him.

Must-Have Detail:  Write a Letter to the Groom (photo: brooke brooks)

photo: brooke brooks | see the real wedding

You’ll love to have this wedding memory captured on film… and he’ll love to receive this surprise while getting ready before the ceremony.

Must-Have Detail:  Write a Letter to the Groom (photo: michelle gardella)

photo: michelle gardella | see the real wedding

Must-Have Detail:  Write a Letter to the Groom / Bride (photo: brooke brooks)

photo: brooke brooks | see the real wedding

You can include a gift for the groom with your card, or just have the card delivered as-is. Here’s an example of a perfect card to send to your groom (spotted over at Paperlaced) — it’s perfect! It reads, “To my husband on our wedding day”.

Must-Have Detail:  Write a Letter to the Groom (card: paperlaced)

There’s more coming up next! Stay tuned :)

xo,
-E.

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10 Creative DIY Washi Tape Ideas

Hello, hello! Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and get creative? Want to add a bright pop of color to your modern wedding? You’ve come to the right place! Today we’re unveiling ten of our favorite DIY washi tape ideas to inspire your handcrafted wedding. You’ll find a chic escort card display, a washi tape infused table runner, tea lights, a chic way to add a name tag to drinks, dress up ordinary bottles or vases, and more! We’ll also explain what washi tape is and where to buy it. So, let’s get started, shall we?

diy washi tape ideas

DIY Washi Tape Ideas

First, what is washi tape? Washi tape is like a masking tape (removable from most surfaces) and is typically combined with acrylic glue. The best way to explain washi tape is to think of a pretty form of masking tape: it comes in a variety of colors, patterns, and prints and can be incorporated into many DIY projects.

1. Washi Tape Escort Card Display

Show guests to their seats with this trendy, modern escort card display.

washi tape escort card display via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via a little bite of everything

2. DIY Washi Tape Table Runner

Table runners get a new look: just add washi tape!

washi tape table runner via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via revel

3. Washi Tape Wood Letter Border

For just a pop of color, add washi tape to the border of a wood letter.

washi tape letter via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via the love nerds

4. Washi Tape Tea Lights

You know those bulk tealights you’ve been eyeing at IKEA? (Um, 100 for under $12? Been there, bought that.) Go ahead and buy ’em. Then dress them up with washi tape!

washi tape tealight candles via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via smitten on paper

5. Washi Tape Letter

You know we love paper mache letters… now made even cuter with washi tape!

diy washi tape letter via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via polka dot chair

6. Washi Tape Name Tag for Drinks

Whether it’s girls night, your engagement party, bridal shower, or wedding reception, washi tape makes a darn good name tag for drinks. It looks especially chic on these.

diy washi tape name tags via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via jentertaining

7. DIY Washi Tape Monogram Art

We couldn’t help but include a home decor item… like this washi tape monogram art idea! It could make a cute gift for your bridesmaids, too.

washi tape monogram art via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via lia griffith

8. DIY Washi Tape Clothespins

If you’re setting up an escort card display using clothespins, you can add a personal touch with washi tape. It’s easy!

diy washi tape clothespins via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via iheartnaptime

9. Washi Tape Notebooks + Pencils

Want a wedding planning notebook that also acts as a chic accessory? Buy a plain journal and cover it with washi tape. Instantly modern! You can also wrap ordinary pencils for a pop of color.

washi tape notebooks pencils via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via lia griffith

10. Washi Tape Vases

Ordinary clear vases or white bottles look beautiful when you add a few strips of washi tape to them.

washi tape vases bottles via DIY Washi Tape Ideas

via the winthrop chronicles

Where to Buy Washi Tape

http://www.estatesales.net/estate-sales/MI/Bloomfield-Hills/48301/580968You can buy washi tape from your local craft store or online, where you’ll find a huge assortment of designs and styles. One place to find them is at Chickydoddle. Here are a few of our favorite patterns from the shop:

washi tape via DIY Washi Tape Ideasgingham washi tape via DIY Washi Tape Ideas


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-E.

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