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Tree Pedestal Cake Stand

October 27, 2009 by  
Filed under A Bride Idea, Crafts

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Laurie Cinotto’s blog,, I highly recommend you do so. This amazingly talented artist creates some of the most unique, memorable and stunning wedding DIY accessories I’ve ever come across and generously shares the instructions with all her readers. One great example is this easy to […]

Don’t Kick the Can

October 23, 2009 by  
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Before recycling those soup cans, get one more great use out of them; turn them into quaint vases for your garden or country wedding. 1. Select undented cans of similar sizes. Thoroughly clean and remove labels and any residual glue. 2. Fasten ribbon or raffia around the can mid way down. 3. Fill with water […]

Wow! FREE Wedding Invitations

October 19, 2009 by  
Filed under Crafts, Editor's Pick

I was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled across the fabulous Design Betty website this morning. It’s not often you come across a site that offers such a wide selection of free well designed wedding invitation templates. The generous folks at have made available an easy to edit collection of invitations that you can print […]

Stunning Wheat Centerpiece

September 1, 2009 by  
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This gorgeous Wheat Centerpiece project from is perfect for a rustic country wedding. Source: Martha Stewart Weddings Photo Source: Martha Stewart Weddings Click here to print instructions.

Natural Soap Favor

September 1, 2009 by  
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This project is so simple yet so stunning. To cover the soap slice pictured above, our team opted for clean used brown paper lunch bags that we collected from friends and family who just can’t give up using paper lunch bags. By crumpling the bags we achieved a beautiful raw looking texture.       […]

Tin Can Candle Lanterns

February 26, 2009 by  
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These adorable tin can votive holders will cast the perfect light on your rustic country wedding. What a great way to recycle your used, clean tin cans.         Materials Required: empty soup, broth or vegetable cans fine gauge wire large nail hammer sand votive candles thick gloves pliers table vise permanent marker […]

Toilet Paper Tube Favor Box

October 28, 2008 by  
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We think these adorable favor boxes are a great way to make use of all those empty cardboard toilet paper rolls that get thrown out everyday. Depending on how many boxes you need, you may want to ask friends and family to save their empty tubes for you. To cover the tubes our team opted […]

Candy Cane Centerpiece

October 16, 2008 by  
Filed under A Bride Idea, Crafts

This adorable candy cane vase will add the perfect festive touch to your Christmas season wedding. Place one on each table and fill with red roses. Your guests can help themselves to the candy canes during the evening or a few lucky guests can take the complete vase home to use for holiday entertaining. If […]

Maple Leaf Rose Bouquet

September 30, 2008 by  
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This adorable rose bouquet is made entirely from Maple Leaves.            Source: Materials Required: Maple leaves or any other colorful large broad leaves Thread Instructions: Step 1:                  Step 2:                  Step 3:       […]

Hanging Jar Lantern

September 26, 2008 by  
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Add a little sparkle to your reception with these delightful Hanging Jar Lanterns. What a great way to recycle your clean, empty glass jars. Source: P. Allen Smith Garden Home             Materials Required: assorted sizes and styles of glass jars with a lip fine gage metal wire wire cutters needle […]

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