Thursday, October 22, 2009
I made these the other weekend when my mother was in town
i had left over fabric flower petals from my bridesmaid hair pieces
i just singed the edges and layered them with a glue gun.
the middle piece is pink tulle gathered and glued
i hot glued a bobby pin to the bottom, but next time i think ill sew it on
they are quick and easy to make and small enough to add a few to your hair for a little something extra!
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Friday, October 9, 2009
Here is a little pic of the birdcage veil my mother and i made for my wedding. (i need the DH to take a better pic). i ordered 8" white russian veiling from housefabric.com ($4.95 for a yard and it ships out very quickly), a metal comb i took off another little veil but you can also get them at housefrabic.com, white felt (michaels), silk flowers (michaels) and beaded feathers (michaels).
i loosely followed the directions from OnceWed.com and was very happy with the results. my suggestion is do not sew anything until you are sure where you want the veiling to rest. we pinned it down to see how much puff and swoop we wanted. once that was set i cut the felt and sewed the veiling to it. the flowers we arranged several different ways until we finally hotglued them down and then placed feathers in random places also using a glue gun.
i put the birdcage veil on right before we got introduced. i didnt want to wear my fingertip veil all night, but still wanted some sort of veiling. this was a perfect option!
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Just a quick pic of our wedding "cake"
we did a cupcake tier instead and was really happy with it!
we ordered a mix of chocolate and vanilla cupcakes all with vanilla frosting from a local bakery that also rents out the tray. no this isnt a DIY project, but it would be if you have a helpful friend or family that loves to bake! you can rent the tier, buy one or i have seen people make them using antique plates and candlesticks ( click here for directions to make your own cake/cupcake stand).
Friday, October 2, 2009
Tomorrow marks the end of our 2009 wedding season! it will also end our three weekends-in-row wedding stretch! Besides our own, we had 5 weddings this year! We had the honor of witnessing one cousin and four dear friends tie the knot to wonderful men!! although it will be nice to have a free weekend, i wll miss the seeing friends and family, the dancing, the seeing new places, the excusses to dress up and the free meals (that include dessert)!
oh and tomorrow's is on the north shore on a beach. minor detail- it's supposed to rain! i'll be hanging my rosary beads for good weather!