Champagne Glasses garnished with real miniature roses

Rose Champagne Signature Wedding Reception Drink

A gorgeous idea from Martha Stewart for signature drinks at a wedding reception: Champagne served up in long stemmed elegant champagne flutes  is garnished at the side of the glass with a real, miniature pink rose.  Incredibly elegant! How to DIY: To make these tiny rose garnishes, insert a toothpick into the base of each […]

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Cute DIY heart shaped 3-D escort cards

DIY 3-D Heart Escort Cards

Cute DIY heart shaped 3-D escort cards.  These three-dimensional escort cards are so super cute, but they’re also super-easy to make. They appeared in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Summer 2010 issue. Don’t you just love the way they look like they’ve  been blown onto the table by a gentle summer breeze? All it takes to […]

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Glittered Mason Jar - DIY reception table decor idea

DIY Glitter Jar Candle Holders for Rustic Wedding Table Decor

Here’s a great DIY idea for table decorations for a wedding reception with a country, rustic, barn, or shabby-chic theme. Photo Credit: The Sweetest Occasion. Glittered mason jar votive candle holders will sparkle and glisten, bathing your reception in the warm glow of candle light. It’ll look absolutely amazing, yet these will cost next to […]

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Simple wedding centerpiece idea - single rose on cut stem submerged in water in clear vase

Simple Wedding Ideas

Planning a wedding can be stressful — and spendy!  Here are some fabulous simple wedding ideas to help keep the costs low while still having an elegant and memorable wedding, proving that there really is beauty in simplicty! 1.    Having wedding cupcakes instead of a traditional wedding cake is a new hot trend. Not only […]

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Simple DIY Centerpiece Idea for a Rustic Wedding or Shabby Chic Wedding

Simple DIY Wedding Centerpiece

Forget the same old, same old wedding centerpieces – this one make’s a great conversation piece at your reception tables, its something guests will really take notice of and enjoy. This simple but super-sweet DIY wedding centerpiece idea is perfect for a country or rustic wedding (see more Rustic Wedding Ideas), or for a wedding […]

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Creative Wedding Cake Ideas - Ombre Wedding Cake Alternative

Wedding Cake Alternative Ideas – Mini Ombre Cakes

  Looking for wedding cake ideas for small weddings or for a creative wedding cake alternative? These blue ombre mini-cakes are perfect for either scenario. Little individual mini-cakes, about the size of cupcakes, are baked and then decorated in ombre styling.  You could opt for cupcakes and decorate them this way as well (wedding cupcakes are, after […]

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White wedding cake with fresh flowers

Affordable Wedding Cake With Fresh Flowers

DIY!  Here’s an insider’s tip for a very affordable wedding cake that looks entirely high end. A very basic and affordable three-tier wedding cake is made to look spectacular by simply placing fresh flowers on the tiers for decorations. Fresh flowers give the cake a very  beautiful and sophisticated look – we see this on […]

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Mini Wedding Cakes made from Stacked Cookies

Mini Wedding Cakes from Stacked Cookies

Wedding Cake Cookies Delight guests at your wedding reception with these mini wedding cakes made from home made cookies in three different sizes. A terrific wedding favors idea.  Stack them from largest to smallest; use icing between the layers to keep your little wedding cakes together. Then decorate with icing to give your little wedding […]

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Wedding DIY - Rhinestone Rim Votive Candle Holders

DIY Glam Votive Candle Holders

Here’s a fabulous and EASY wedding DIY project that will add some sparkle and BLING to your wedding reception!  These little votive candle holders look amazing but they are so inexpensive and simple to DIY.  Simply buy inexpensive clear glass votive candle holders, then use a hot glue gun to affix rhinestone-studded ribbon to the […]

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Wedding Day Keepsake Idea - Bridesmaid's Lip Prints

Fun Wedding Day Keepsake – Bridesmaid’s Lip Prints

Another hot new idea!  Here’s a fun idea for a sentimental wedding day keepsake. Get a piece of poster board, and on your wedding day, have each of your bridesmaid’s make a lip print after applying their lipstick. Then have each girl sign below their print (not shown). This is also a great idea for […]

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Sentimental Wedding Keepsake Idea - First Dance Lyrics on Photo Frame

Wedding DIY Project: First Dance Lyrics Photo Frame

A fabulously meaningful and personalized wedding idea & DIY project.  Create a one-of-a-kind, super-sentimental frame to display your wedding photo in after your big day. Here’s how: Print or write the lyrics from the song you chose for your first dance at the reception onto the matting of a photo frame; then insert a photo […]

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A Sentimental Idea for Wedding Shoes - Groom signs the sole

Sentimental Idea for Wedding Shoes

A sweet, sentimental and very special idea for your wedding shoes… Have your groom sign the soles of your bridal shoes with a message a few days before the big day.  After the day has come and gone, his sweet message will transform the shoes you wore on your wedding day into an extra special […]

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