Tuesday, June 26, 2007

How to Make Wedding Centerpieces for $10 or Less

Flower centerpieces at your wedding can eat up a huge portion of your wedding budget.

You can make these simple wedding centerpieces for $10 or less. Each of these floral centerpieces are made from affordable materials and simple flowers you can find in your garden or at the grocery store. I made videos of each one, so you can watch me make the budget wedding centerpieces...link to videos...

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Hand Painted Wedding Unity Pillar Candle Anyone Can Make

Almost every wedding I have ever been to has the bride and groom light a unity candle after they have completed their wedding vows.

If you are a bride or groom you can easily make your own unity candle that you can keep for a lifetime. This simple wedding keepsake also makes a very thoughtful gift if you know anyone who has a wedding date fast approaching.

You can buy super affordable pillar candles at almost any arts and craft store. I find vanilla and unscented pillar candles for as little as $1 and as much as $4 at Michaels Arts and Crafts store all the time for this simple and easy homemade wedding unity candle...finish reading how...

Monday, June 18, 2007

Unique Save the Wedding Date Ideas: A Puzzle

I love getting unique and fun save the date wedding invitations in the mail. This simple save the date wedding puzzle is a fun and unique way to remind all of your wedding guest to save time for your big day!

The materials used to make this save the wedding date puzzle are affordable and easy. You don't even have to be able to paint, draw, or even sew to create this fun wedding art project. Overall, you should be able to make this project for less than $50 for about 100 invitations, but that depends on what materials you need to purchase...link...

Friday, June 15, 2007

Romantic Wedding Cake Ideas: Mini Eiffel Tower Shaped Cakes

This easy to make Mini Eiffel Tower Shaped Cakes are perfect for a romantic wedding reception. If you are looking for a fun new way to share your wedding cake with your guest, then you have to try making these Mini Eiffel Tower Shaped Cakes.

Your wedding guests can each have their own whole cake served to them on individual plates.This is an elegant and new twist on the traditional romantic wedding cake ideas.I am always looking for fun and romantic wedding cake ideas.

There are so many possibilities. You can use this edible Mini Eiffel Tower Shaped Wedding Cakes for a great gift for someone special as well.

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Patriotic Desserts: How to Decorate an American Flag Wedding Cupcake Cake

Looking for a few good patriotic desserts? This American Flag Cupcake Wedding cake is so easy to make. Let the kids help you decorate this fun patriotic American flag cake! You can use this simple American Flag wedding cake cupcakes as the centerpiece.

This cupcake cake travels well.

It is so cute to look at!If you want to travel with your patriotic wedding cake dessert, them place your wedding cupcakes in one of those sheet cake pans with a lid.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Tulip Wedding Shower Invitation

Here is a Video showing you how to paint a simple row of tulips on the front of a wedding shower invitation card. This is great for a Wedding Thank You card as well.

If your bride is using tulips as her wedding flowers, then these would also make a lovely gift for the bride and groom too!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Southwestern Wedding Reception Centerpieces for $20 or Less

All of the materials are super affordable and should allow you to make a nice large Southwestern Wedding Reception centerpiece. These are all great for a long dinner table that needs quite a bit of decoration in the middle to fill it up.

You can make a beautiful and simple affordable centerpiece put of some simple Large Yucca Leaves, Candles and a Platter. Simply look outside in your yard for some large evergreen Yucca or colorful leaves.

You could also buy some large Yucca leaves or even some silk leave at the local arts and craft store. Lay them out in a border on your large platter. Place you candles in the middle of the platter...finish reading...

Monday, June 11, 2007

Wedding Photo Centerpiece Craft Project

This simple little photograph inspired candle votive reminds me of a Japanese rice screen. It has simple lines and works well with any photos of the bride and groom.

You can make these simple wedding candle votives in varying heights and make an entire centerpiece for your wedding reception tables.Try making odd numbers of these simple candle votives. Make one tall, two medium, and two short candle votives to make a wedding centerpiece. Simply place the tallest candle votive in the center of the wedding reception table. Surround with the remaining four candle votives...finish reading...

Friday, June 8, 2007

Craft Video: How to Make a Floating Flower Centerpiece

You can use simple flowers like a gerber daisy and a clear glass bowl of water to make a easy and pretty centerpiece for your wedding dinner table. Everyone will be reaching in to touch your floating flowers.

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Thursday, June 7, 2007

Wedding Flower Tips

Ever wonder how florists make such beautiful flower arrangements? Part of their secret is a little device florists like to call a frog.

A frog creates division in your vase or container to help space flowers and hold them in place. You can make a simple frog for your vase or container with some scotch tape for pennies.

Use these steps to make beautiful budget flower centerpieces for your wedding.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Craft Videos: How to Press Your Wedding Flowers

Here a simple video showing you how to press a flower with a book. If you love pressing flowers check out flower presses that speed up the process using a microwave!

You can press your wedding flowers individually, the recreate your bouquet on a flat piece of paper and frame it...Link.

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Tulip Spring Wedding Invitation

Spring weddings are a fabulous opportunity to try something a little fresh and out of the ordinary for your guests. Spring Tulip Wedding invitations are the perfect opportunity to incorporate your spring wedding theme, show your personality, and even save a little money making them yourself.

Here is a Spring Tulip wedding invitation project that is beautiful, classy, and easy to do. If you are having a large wedding with quite a few guests this fall I highly recommend asking some of your bridesmaid and even the grooms men to help make these wonderfully unique Spring Tulip invitations...link to finish reading...