Tag Archives: DIY

Wedding Trends: Seasonal Boutonnieres for the Fellas

Yesterday we had snow flurries and today I’m sipping on a gingerbread latte — it’s getting to be that wintry time of year.  Bring on the cozy! To help you style your wedding snug, last week we offered up some sweet winter wedding favor ideas.  This week, we’ve gathered five of our favorite boutonnieres to
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Trend: Yarn Wedding Inspiration

Yarn is undeniably getting its moment in the sun right now — wrapped, tied, knotted, and even tangled, DIY yarn projects are trending in the world of weddings and beyond!  We love the many ways to incorporate yarn into your big day.  Though crocheted or knitted projects are gorgeously intricate, you don’t have to be
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DIY: Fabric Hoops

When we traveled to New York a couple of years ago for the National Stationery Show, we were smitten with a little shop, Purl, we found while exploring the city.  Inside was a wall spotted with the prettiest fabric hoops you ever did see!  This simple DIY project is perfect for your wedding, nursery, or
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Kasey + Adam: Classmates to Soulmates

As diligent students at Cornell, Kasey and Adam had eight(!) classes together — and noticed one another from across the lecture hall — before finally meeting during their third(!) year. In January 2007, they were both biochemistry teaching assistants at the study center. Kasey sneakily signed up for the same shifts as Adam, and over the
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Wedding DIY: Useful Decor + DIY Tips

Almost six whole months of wedded bliss have passed and I’m still cleaning up and packing away wedding decor.  Maybe that’s not something I should readily admit, but it’s true.  So much preparation goes into creating the perfect day and, afterward, relaxation is a wonderful reward.  Also, we’ve been quite busy as newlyweds, looking for
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Monica + Andy: Blossoming Love

At last, I get to share the sweet story of our very own ‘Roo (and resident green thumb), Monica, and her husband, Andy! Originally from Ohio, Monica made the trek down to North Carolina for grad school at North Carolina State University in 2008. Single and new to the area, she decided to join eHarmony.
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Wedding DIY: Handmade Newlywed at Home

Hello, hello!  If you were around last year, you likely got a glimpse of me riding the wedding planning roller coaster; I shared the ups and downs of crafting my special day monthly as Handmade Bride.  The day came and went and the fella and I are happy newlyweds.  I haven’t stopped making and doing
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How To: String Art Heart Cake Topper

Inspired by a previous string art heart project, I set out to create a smaller similar version perfectly sized to rest atop a cake.  Here you have it… a fun how-to so you can make your very own wedding cake topper.  Or Valentine’s Day cake topper.  Or any day cake topper! Supplies:  armature wire |
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DIY Love: Hot Cocoa Favors

Baby, it’s cold outside and if you’re having a winter wedding, there’s nothing sweeter than homemade favors to warm your guests!  This hot cocoa kit, complete with marshmallows, is as pretty as it is scrumptious.  Oh, Hello Friend featured this DIY favor how-to a little while back, but with the use of a mason jar
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Kristin + Matt: Built to Last

I’m so excited to present the unique story of our very own production coordinator, Kristin, and her newlywed husband, Matt! K + M met nearly five years ago  in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a Wednesday night, and, happily single, Kristin almost stayed home.  But her group of guy friends convinced her to join them
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