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Featured Artist Spotlight: VEN Decor Handmade

by Emma Arendoski

If you’re planning a rustic wedding and need beautiful venue decorations, you’ll find them right here! We’re featuring VEN Decor Handmade in this week’s Featured Artist spotlight. Nadezhda creates exceptional rustic wedding venue decorations including paper roses, paper peonies, vines, table numbers, place cards, and so much more. Read about how she started her Etsy shop, get inspired with rustic wedding decorations from her shop, and see what advice she has for couples tying the knot. You can even score a special discount code on your order! Enjoy!

Rustic Wedding Venue Decorations → VEN Decor Handmade

Meet Nadezhda, owner and designer of VEN Decor Handmade. She designs rustic wedding venue decorations with a specialty in paper flowers (wait til you see the peonies–swoon) and rustic wood elements. VEN Decor Handmade is the original creator of paper rose place cards, which are incredibly unique and available in a wide variety of colors to coordinate with your wedding palette.

Our top picks from her shop are the paper roses and peonies, paper vines, paper rose place cards, and wood-burned signage. But we really do adore it all. Take a look at the interview, below, and some hand-picked favorites for the season.

Beau-coup Wedding Favors

Interview with Nadezhda of VEN Decor Handmade

Hi Nadezhda! Thanks for chatting with us today. How did you start your business?

“I still remember how excited I was when I opened my Etsy shop in 2012. I wanted to be my own boss, to work what I love and to show my creativity! It was new a beginning! It was long way to go, hard work every day but filled with satisfaction. Customers send me great feedback for my work and that is what keep me move forward, to keep learning new things and challenging myself. ”

“Each paper flower petal is cut and sculpted by me, each order is packed and shipped by me- no assistants. I choose to work alone because this is how I know each order details, its status and feel that my customers are happy that communicate directly with the shop owner and maker.”

Tell us about the products you create.

“I designed non-traditional paper flowers for table decorations- crepe paper flower sitting in base made of wire and wrapped in natural twine- completely made by hand and unique.”

“The base gives the flower complete rustic look. These flowers are very versatile – they can be used as table centerpiece, place card holders, wedding take-away gifts and loved by customers.”

customized wine glasses

“My other products are crepe paper flowers on stems for bouquets and flower arrangements and wood burned signs and ornaments.”


When is your favorite time of day to create?

“Early morning!”

What inspires you in your rustic wedding venue decorations?

“I am inspired by nature`s shapes and colors.”

What is your best-selling product right now?

“The rustic paper flowers.”

What materials do you work with?

“Crepe paper, cardstock, wire, natural twine and wood.”

What do you like best about working with couples?

“I love to receive couples kind words and how happy they are after received their order from me. This gives great satisfaction.”

On social media, your favorite channel is…

“Instagram!” (You can follow along here on IG!)


Do you have new products coming out soon?

“I am working on new paper flower arrangements. They will be offered in different sizes and will be available in custom colors.”

What is your best wedding advice — in ten words or less?

“Plan earlier to avoid stress.”

(Great advice!)

Do you have a promo code to share with our readers?

“Yes! Use code WELCOME10 for 10% off products on my website.”


Thanks, Nadezhda! Congratulations on your business and we wish you continued success!

To buy your rustic wedding venue decorations:

Visit VEN Decor Handmade in their Etsy shop or brand new website! Nadezhda is amazing to work with; she really takes pride in her work and is attentive to customer needs. Feel free to message her in her shop with any questions; she’d be more than happy to help. VEN Decor Handmade is a Featured Artist in The Marketplace at Emmaline Bride and we adore working with her. You will, too!

Happy Planning!




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