DIY Floral Crowns for Brides, Wedding Party, and Guests

by Jenny Bryde 8. November 2015 15:41

There are so many great ways to personalize wedding attire, and a floral crown is my favorite of them all!  There are so many ways to rock a floral crown, and they are incredibly easy to make.  I made them for my flower girls who looked absolutely adorable in them!  I used the same method that I am posting below, and as a not so crafty crafter, I can tell you that I found this to be an easy project AND one that you can't mess up, especially if you're going for that messy Bohemian look.  

Without further ado, floral crowns and how to make them...

 

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A Stampede of Stamping Projects!

by Jenny Bryde 9. May 2015 15:26

Today's post is all about an activity that has been around for all the ages and used in a million different ways with a million different material types - stamping!  It's a really lovely way to put a personalized...well...stamp on your wedding invites and decor.  Let's take a closer look at some really fun DIY stamping projects for weddings.  

 

White opaque ink stamped on a dark-hued base color.  

Layering multiple stamps to create a custom save the date card!

Ordering a custom stamp so that you can DIY your wedding invites:

Stamped metal tags for boutonnieres and bouquets:

Metalic stamp on metallic paper for a gritty urban look:

Hand carved stamping with different colored inks:

Custom address stamp for return addresses:

Hire a calligrapher to create a custom look and then have a stamp company make you a keep sake stamp!

Stamped letters on wooden hangers.  Cute!

Raid your fridge and use potatoes or celery stalks as stamps!

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Ikea Tolsby Frame - The Versatility is Endless!

by Jenny Bryde 23. April 2015 07:39

I love Ikea and their vast selection of quality and affordable picture frames.  In particular, the Tolsby frame is a versatile choice for wedding decor from table numbers to signage and even as they were intended as picture frames.  I love it when they are left white, and I love it even more when they are doctored up with a custom paint job or with items glued on.  Check out some great examles below!  

 

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Spring Photo Booth Ideas!

by Jenny Bryde 23. April 2015 06:38

Cheese!  Or cheesy?  Love 'em or hate 'em, photo booths are huge for all kinds of events and are especially fun for wedding receptions.  While we have a lot of great businesses that will create a photo booth with back drops for you, you are more than welcome to create your own.  Today on the blog I am featuring some really simple and lovely DIY photo back drops for spring.  Check them out!

 

 

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10 Rocking DIY Wedding Projects!

by Jenny Bryde 19. April 2014 08:54

Open your windows, take a deep breath of spring air, and crack your knuckles because it's time to get your DIY on!  Of all the things you'd like to do for your wedding, getting that custom look can come at a pretty penny unless you're willing to roll up your sleeves and tackle some dirty work yourself.  These 10 DIY projects are for any skill level and would totally amp up your wedding decor!  Which of these looks good to you?

 

DIY Bouquet found here.

DIY Button Numbers on Books found here.

DIY Rose Medallion Chair Decor found here.

DIY Sharpie Decorated Mugs and Vases found here.  

DIY Floating Heart (or other shape) Background found here.  

DIY Floral Crown found here.

DIY Paper Towel Garland found here.

DIY Popsicles found here.

DIY Fabric Ribbon Backdrop found here.

DIY Stamped Napkins found here.

 

My personal favorite is the ribbon backdrop.  I am in fact mounting one to go behind the headboard in my daughter's room!  Which of these DIY wedding projects appeals to you?

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Hi!  Welcome to the QCWeddings.com blog!  My name is Jenny, and I am a Quad Cities bride to be.  Our goal for this blog is to share information on all things wedding including local vendors, new trends, and amazing inspiration.  Let us know if there is something you'd like to see on here!  

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