Wallpaper your Wedding!

A great way to DIY decorate is by using wallpaper to set the tone of your wedding. Starting with invitations and envelopes, moving on to the ceremony and reception venues, there are lots of creative ways to use wallpaper to create beautiful, whimsical designs and decorations. Martha Stewart Weddings and other wedding websites have some lovely ideas to get you started. Check out these photos and then let it flow from there! Invitations and Envelopes: via 100layercake Click here … [Read more...]

Flower-Decked Wedding Cakes for Spring

March has blown in, which means spring is just around the corner!  After a long, cold winter, we want to see flowers everywhere! Sugar flowers and real flowers, vines and butterflies, your cake will be so gorgeous, no one will want to cut into it! * Cake: Dale Lamberty, The Cake Lady, Westport, CT. All cake photos are from The Knot Nine Cakes, Brooklyn, NY Nine Cakes, Brooklyn, NY Mark Joseph Cakes Ana Parzych Custom Cakes, Cheshire, … [Read more...]

DIY Wedding Cake Designs

Wedding cakes are pretty, but can cost a pretty penny too, so here are a few ideas on how to cut costs but not sacrifice style. Martha Stewart Weddings has some brilliant ideas on how to create your own wedding cake, or turn a less expensive store-bought cake into a masterpiece. Best of all, none of these examples requires any great artistic ability! Pipe your own Roses Just about anyone can reproduce these bright, happy rose confections! Start with a plain fondant cake from a bakery. Next, … [Read more...]

DIY Wedding Catering: Is it possible?

Catering your own wedding?! That seems like a monumental-- if not impossible-- feat, but if it's something you're thinking about doing,  FoodServiceWarehouse has just made it a lot easier. FoodServiceWarehouse provides restaurant supplies and equipment, but they just recently put together a new catering resource loaded with information about equipment and supplies, photos, and educational articles.  If you want to learn more about catering your own event, this might be a good place to start.  In … [Read more...]

5 Fall 2009 Wedding Ideas

Leaves are changing colors and there's a chill in the air. Everything changes with the season, from the foods to the fabrics, and even to the flowers that a bride will carry with her down the aisle. Autumn is a beautiful season for a wedding, and there are myriad ways to charm your guests. Keep things warm and cozy with these fun and festive fall wedding ideas! (image from eHow) 1. Hang amber-lit lanterns The warm-colored light perfectly coordinates with fall wedding colors.  With so much … [Read more...]

DIY wedding invitation tip: Use rubber stamps!

Oh, how i wish I'd made my own wedding invitations, if only for the joy of all those lovely stamps!! And then of course there are the accessories and embellishments, such as embossing powders, glitter, stickers, beads, ribbons, beads, foil, paper flowers, punches... oh my! Whether it's wedding or bridal shower invitations, place cards, wedding favors, or thank you cards, consider using rubber stamps on your home-made creation. There is an incredible array of options ranging from classic to … [Read more...]