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[13 May 2015 | Comments Off on Painting Fake Flowers | 816 views]
Painting Fake Flowers

Maybe you’re redecorating a room around a specific piece.  Maybe you’re DIY-ing a wedding.  Whatever the reason, there may come a time that you find yourself needing a certain color of fake flowers, but you can’t find just the right shade.  What do you do?  You paint ’em!  Over at DIY Candy you can find a tutorial showing how to take a bouquet of faux …

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[12 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Wedding Favors on a Budget | 2,016 views]
10 DIY Wedding Favors on a Budget

Are you planning a wedding on a budget? It’s been a long time since I planned my own wedding, but I still remember feeling particularly stressed out about choosing just the right favors. We wanted something that folks would really like to have and that reflected our personalities, but we didn’t have a lot of money to spend. Making your own DIY wedding favors saves a buck and gives your guests a more personalized memento to remember your special day.

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[15 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 2,416 views]
Tutorial: Coffee Filter Roses

There are a zillion ways to make paper flowers – one of our favorite methods is this simple process using coffee filters! This is a great project for budget wedding decor, or cheap decor for your house, since coffee filters come in large packages for cheap.

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[5 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Ribbon Fringe Garland | 480 views]
Tutorial: Ribbon Fringe Garland

You can use new ribbon to make this fringe garland or bust your stash. The trick is in how you tie the knots.

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[5 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Make Crepe Paper Mums | 1,422 views]
Make Crepe Paper Mums

One of my favorite things about fall is mums!  I look forward to them every year.  If you love mums too, then check out these gorgeous ones made out of crepe paper by Lia Griffith.  I love all of her paper flower projects, and these are particularly fabulous!  They are made using sheets of crepe paper, which you can find in the gift wrap or …

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[15 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Make a Paper Flower Pinata | 1,044 views]
Make a Paper Flower Pinata

We’ve loved Lia Griffith’s beautiful paper flowers – and with this phenomenal paper flower pinata, she’s taking it to a whole new level!  Would you believe that all of those gorgeous blossoms were made from a combination of crepe paper and tissue paper?  It makes a lovely contrast of textures!  This would be a beautiful and fun addition to a wedding reception or bridal shower …

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[10 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 780 views]
Make Doily Roses

When I buy paper doilies, I often find myself needing just a few of them at the moment, and then I have the dozens of extras left over.  Next time I have a surplus of doilies to use up, I think I’ll whip up a bouquet of these cute roses from Activity Village!  You could even use colored doilies or paint white doilies before making your …

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[17 May 2014 | One Comment | 2,238 views]
Make Giant Kraft Paper Flowers

Paper is one of our favorite craft mediums because it is so very versatile. You know that roll of kraft paper you have tucked in the closet? It’s good for so many things besides just wrapping gifts. Get inspired by these ginormous paper flowers that Caitlin from The Merry Thought made for a floral themed baby shower! They would also be great for weddings, birthdays, …

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[12 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 991 views]
Make Washi Tape Butterfly Lights

Have you seen the butterfly and dragonfly shaped strings of LED lights at Dollar Tree?  I’ve been eyeing them up recently and wondering what kind of crafty thing I could do with them.  Then, along comes Jessica from Mad In Crafts with this quick and colorful DIY!  After wrapping each butterfly’s wings in washi tape the lights are bright and cheerful even when they aren’t …

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[13 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 15,348 views]
10 Ideas for Your Crafty Wedding

Planning a wedding can be expensive. Actually “expensive” feels like I’m understating things a little bit. The average wedding ends up costing more than $28,000! That is for a one-day event, y’all. Sure, it’s an important event, but holy moly, that is a whopper of a price tag! Hopefully these crafty ideas can help you save some cash and add some handmade touches to your big day!