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DIY: Washi Tape Vases

JUN 07

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DIY Project: Tissue Paper Tassels

MAY 29

I’ve had an obsession with garlands of tissue paper tassels for quite a while now. I got a chance to create one when I was creating the decor for my blue, gold & white baby shower (surprise if you didn’t know yet, I’m expecting!).  While there are so many tutorials out there, the method I […]read more

DIY Project: Gold Spray Painted Mason Jars

DIY Project: Gold Spray Painted Mason Jars

MAY 22

It’s so simple to create a gold (or any color) vintage-ish vase that can hold fresh cut flowers for your tables. I always have mason jars laying around and thought it would be a sweet way to make them more modern by spray painting them in a metallic gold. Aren’t they pretty? My husband Jason […]read more

My DIY Wedding Programs

My DIY Wedding Programs

MAY 13

Only a few weeks left until our walk down the aisle… (19 days if you want to get specific. HOLY COW!) Here’s a little of what I’ve been up to lately: I decided we needed some simple wedding programs. But with not much time left to order things, I would have to make them myself. Easy […]read more

100 packages of drink tokens finished!

100 packages of drink tokens finished!

MAY 06

Remember my project to make attractive drink tokens? I finished them! I finally wrapped all 100 packages in tulle, finished off with a ribbon and a little card! All it took was 3 episodes of Four Weddings Canada to finish wrapping all of them. I had the cards printed at Staples and I used leftover ribbon from […]read more

DIY Project: Rhinestone Bridal Sash

DIY Project: Rhinestone Bridal Sash

MAR 27

Have you been loving our DIY features by Lynzie of Love by Lynzie captured by Richelle Hunter Photography? Sadly, this is the final project of the DIY series but I couldn’t be more excited to share this one with you. Bridal sashes and belts are perfect for adding personality, style and glam to your wedding gown. And […]read more

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

MAR 11

As I write this, I’m in my home office in Ontario, but when it goes live on Wedding Obsession Monday, I’ll be sittin’ pretty by a pool in California. Woo hoo! This pasty Canadian girl is spending the weekend visiting friends and the super exciting Cream event in LA. Bring on the sunshine and palm […]read more

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DIY Project: Chevron Painted Ties

FEB 06

One of my favorite days of the month is sharing the latest DIY project by Lynzie of Love by Lynzie. These ties are cute and a nice way to personalize your groom/groomsmen’s ties – totally custom. All photos are courtesy Richelle Hunter Photography. We love the look of this fun tie option for your groomsmen […]read more

DIY Bunting Banner Table Numbers

DIY Bunting Banner Table Numbers

FEB 04

My maid of honour and I got together one night, went to Dollarama, bought a bunch of supplies, got Thai take out, and spent the whole  night crafting for my wedding. It was one of the funnest nights I’ve ever had! Find out how to make your own bunting banner table numbers below. My materials […]read more

DIY Project: Vintage Stud Earrings

DIY Project: Vintage Stud Earrings

DEC 19

So excited to share today’s DIY project courtesy Lynzie of Love by Lynzie. This is one of my favorites, it’s simple, easy-to-do glam that you can add to your bridal outfit. In fact, I might try this on my own just because. And can we say how darn cute Lynzie’s outfits are when she does […]read more

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DIY Project: Cactus Place Cards & Favors

NOV 26

Lynzie of Love by Lynzie joins us again for a monthly DIY feature, sharing how you can create modern cacti planted in tin cans that can be used as place cards & favors. All photos are by Richelle Hunter. -mini cactuses (we found ours at Home Depot and Ikea) -potting soil -clean tin cans -neon […]read more

First step towards a DIY Wedding

First step towards a DIY Wedding

NOV 26

It’s official. Crafting begins. NOW. I was in Ikea the other day and I bought 12 silver lanterns for under $60. My goal is to scatter a few real peach-coloured rose petals around the lantern and set up a cute table number for a simple centrepiece. At $4 a lantern and $5 for a small […]read more

DIY project - bridal shoe clip bows

DIY Project: Bridal Bow Shoes

OCT 17

Lynzie of Love by Lynzie joins us this morning to share their second project of a series of DIY items captured by photographer Richelle Hunter. Inspired by the lovely Valentino bow shoes, here’s how you can create chic, statement bows that you can attach to your favorite pair of heels. You’ll need: -simple peep toe […]read more

DIY tin can candle holders

DIY Project: Tin Can Luminaries

SEP 18

Happy Tuesday! I’m excited to welcome Love by Lynzie and Richelle Hunter who’ve teamed up to grace us with some fabulous DIY projects. Here’s the first..you’ll love it! The budget friendly luminaries can be used as votives, table numbers or signs and add a little sparkle to your table scapes and walkways. You’ll need tin […]read more

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DIY Audrey Hepburn Inspired Birdcage Veil

JUN 06

Yup, we’re bringing you more DIY tutorials…you love them, admit it! Natalie of Filosophi Event Planning will be joining us once in a while to share some of her fabulous DIY creations, ones that you may be inspired to do on your own. You’re gonna love her first one! So you’re a bride to be […]read more

Project 4: DIY Silhouette Chair Detail

Project 4: DIY Silhouette Chair Detail

MAY 31

The last project of our silhouette DIY series from Tara Whittaker includes a chair detail which we love! (see parts 1, 2 & 3 if you missed them) Silhouette chair markers for the bride and groom are an elegant way to personalize the head table. The groom’s silhouette was framed in an heirloom frame and […]read more

Project 3: DIY Silhouette Cookie Favors

Project 3: DIY Silhouette Cookie Favors

MAY 31

Project 3 of our DIY silhouette series from Tara Whittaker with some yummy silhouette cookie favours. (see part 1 and 2, if you missed them) To carry the silhouette theme a little further, I made silhouette favours, customized with the profiles of the bride and groom. Refer to the tutorial on creating a silhouette from […]read more

DIY silhouette invitations

Project 2: DIY Silhouette Invitations

MAY 30

Part II of the silhouette DIY series, courtesy Tara Whittaker. (see part 1 if you missed it) I asked my friend Nicole Westerlund , to create an invitation suite that could be printed and assembled by a layperson (like myself). Maybe you have a talented, designer-friend like Nicole who can create files for you and […]read more

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DIY Silhouette – 4 Project Series

MAY 29

Today Tara Whittaker, a Calgary photographer and craft extraordinaire, shares with us a trend that we still love to this day, silhouettes. You can use them for vintage and modern weddings alike. For the next 3 days, we’ll be sharing some of Tara’s do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, starting with how to create the silhouette itself. I’m […]read more

Get The Look: Danielle And Jon

Get The Look: Danielle And Jon

MAR 28

Danielle and Jon’s wedding, featured yesterday, was absolutely beautiful. The soft palette worked well with the delicate and rustic details. Here’s how to get the look from various Etsy vendors: Beautiful Lettering – Custom… MyAmberColoure… $40.00 Vintage Royal Vale Bone Chin… DaydreamParlou… $12.00 White Cake or Pie Serving St… UniquelyModern $30.00 Deposit on Glittery CL […]read more

Get The Look: Holly And Scott

Get The Look: Holly And Scott

MAR 21

 Yesterday the wedding of Holly and Scott had a beautiful purple and gray theme.  Here’s how to get the look from various Etsy vendors: Ivory pomander kissing ball … BrideinBloomWe… $20.00 PURPLE “I Do” Wed… MonAmourBoutiq… $10.00 Birdcage Card Holder dperfectweddin… $47.00 Convertible Bridesmaid Dress… thejerseymaid $83.00 White Birdcage veil Blusher … WearableArtz $65.00 Original […]read more

Get The Look: Tanya And George

Get The Look: Tanya And George

JAN 11

For Tanya and George’s wedding, they took a lot of their inspiration from their venue. It made for an elegant reception. I loved the use of purple, it’s becoming a popular wedding hue, in many different shades. Here’s how to get the look: Crystal Cuff Bracelet. Pearl… somethingjewel… $87.00 Sweetheart Wedding Dress Ba… PureMagnoliaCo… $1800.00 […]read more

Get The Look: Nikki And Chris

Get The Look: Nikki And Chris

JAN 04

Nikki and Chris’ wedding is now one of my favorites on Wedding Obsession. That dress! The photos are fantastic as well, not so hard with such a beautiful couple as the subject. The soccer club venue made such a neat backdrop for photos once it was transformed by wedding planner Jordan Broom. Well done! - Krista […]read more

Get The Look: Kathryn & Lucas

Get The Look: Kathryn & Lucas

DEC 14

Yesterday’s feature of Lucas and Kathryn‘s chic DIY wedding featured one of my fave colour palettes, yellow and gray.   Here’s how to get the look: Preserved Golden Yellow Gard… GenasUniqueBow… $62.00 Pearl bridal Necklace, chunk… CrystalAvenues $100.00 8 Paper Lanterns – Outdoor W… partylanterns $74.00 Grey Daisy – Kajsastina Cott… momentintime $8.00 Mustard and […]read more

Chic DIY Wedding in Edmonton from Capture It! Photography

Chic DIY Wedding in Edmonton from Capture It! Photography

DEC 13

Picture perfect couple don’t you think? Today’s wedding a total DIY that’s going to knock your socks off with inspiration ideas, not to mention a lovely couple to go with it. Kathryn fell in love with Lucas’ quiet sense of humor and as she says it, “they’ve haven’t stopped falling since”. The colour combination of […]read more

Modern Chic Red & Black Wedding

Modern Chic Red & Black Wedding

DEC 07

Good morning blogettes! Today’s wedding shared by Julie A Whitlock Photography is utterly romantic. When you see a wedding full of red roses, you can’t help but think romance. I absolutely adore the sharp contrast of the red next to the black and white damask. Jennifer & Danny also incorporated feathers in the decor and […]read more

A Look Back: DIY Details

A Look Back: DIY Details

AUG 09

I’ve covered A LOT of real Canadian weddings. If you’re new to Wedding Obsession or you missed a couple real weddings in the past, here’s a look back at some weddings with pretty DIY details. They might inspire you to roll-up your sleeves and tackle some DIY projects of your own! Top Row: Whimsical DIY […]read more

Latest Obsession: Painted Glass Vases

Latest Obsession: Painted Glass Vases

JUL 28

I always love do-it-yourself projects that put a stamp on your wedding day. I know all too well that it’s sometimes hard to find vases or containers for your centerpieces in colours that complement your wedding colours. Needless to say, when we do find the perfect vase, it ends up being beyond what we intended […]read more

Guest Post: DIY Candy Wedding Favours

Guest Post: DIY Candy Wedding Favours

MAR 24

A writer and former decorating editor, Corinna vanGerwen writes the blog Corinna Wraps. Toronto-area brides can catch Corinna on March 31st at RE:Style Studio, when she’ll be hosting a DIY Wedding Seminar: An Introduction to Designing a Handcrafted Wedding. If you want to make your own wedding invitations, decorations and accessories but don’t know where […]read more

Matchbox Wedding

Matchbox Wedding

FEB 18

There are so many ways to create unique and inexpensive touches to your wedding such as using simple matchboxes. I love unique save the dates because they’re totally unexpected and will be a total surprise for your guests. And why not personalize them and give them away at the wedding? Cute. Come back in a […]read more


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