Tag Archives: DIY

Loose ends

It’s been a busy summer already and we’re only a few weeks in! Much of it has been spent tying up the loose ends of our long To Do list, with the help of MANY friends and family members.  I … Continue reading

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Bowties = done!

Yesterday, all I wanted to do was cross a big item off the ever shrinking to do list.  It took about 8 hours, but I have finished all 5 bowties for Matt and his groomsmen.  I’ll be making a bow … Continue reading

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possible new decor decisions

At this point, only 4 months and 5 days until the big day, we’ve got all of the major decisions made about the theme, colors, feeling, and style of the wedding.  Having those big decisions locked in has helped us … Continue reading

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Flowers!

The fabric flowers for the bouquets are DONE! All of the flowers were made by hand by me and some lovely ladies: Thank you so much for all your help, Audrey, Erin, Ingrid, and Amy!!! They are all made from … Continue reading

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hearts on my toes

What to you think of these?: They’re sequined shoe clips from cute-but-overpriced accessory shop ban.dō. These might be a little big for my wedding shoes, and I totally wouldn’t pay $25 for these (also, I am not a big fan of … Continue reading

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Productivity is October’s word of the month!

Sadly, the productivity has not really been on our #1 project, the wedding.  We decided a few weeks ago that we just won’t have time to devote to any other projects after around New Year’s, so this fall (until Christmas … Continue reading

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the calm before the storm

This fall — having started with a fantastic birthday two weeks ago, then a mini-break to Vancouver BC, then allergies/sinus infection/virus/whatever from hell all last week — feels like the last chunk of time before we really have to start … Continue reading

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Forward Russia!

Or forward craft projects, really.  Yesterday, with the much appreciated help of Miss Erin and Miss Audrey, we were able to make all of the petals for the ranunculus flowers AND the poppies!  Matt helped by making us all grilled … Continue reading

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narrowing it down

Planning a wedding that has as much DIY going on as ours is hard.  There are INFINITE options for a million little (and big) decisions.  Every time I read another wedding blog (which is daily) I get more ideas for … Continue reading

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centerpieces

+ + paint and lettering + + = centerpieces with table names. We’re going with the titles of classic maritime/nautical literature, to be painted on the books, which will be color coded to the seating cards.  It really ties in … Continue reading

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