DIY Twill Tape Labels

FEB 07

Personally, I’ve got big news in addition to the site redesign! woot woot! My husband and I have decided to custom build a house in South Edmonton and we’re absolutely delighted. It looks to be a year-long process so it’s been SO busy trying to put what we envision onto paper and then figure out […]read more

GIVEAWAY! Handmade Weddings

JAN 25

So I’ve got a series of giveaways over the next three weeks and this next one is fabulous. When I was engaged, I literally picked up every wedding book available on do-it-yourself (DIY) crafts. And while there were the odd few, they lacked innovative projects that catered to my modern needs! So I received “Handmade […]read more

DIY Wedding in the Capital

JAN 24

I hope you all had a fabulous weekend! The sweet Julie from Julie C Butler Photography is sharing yet another awesome DIY wedding with you today. Chris & Robyn had African details sent from Uganda paired with some rustic DIY elements. Chris, a graphic designer, created all the place cards, table numbers, seating chart and […]read more

Intimate Wedding from Abigail Taylor

NOV 18

I hope you’re all enjoying your week, along with the two very different ‘real weddings’ that were shared. Well, it’s time for yet another lovely wedding, this time sent over by Abigail Taylor . It’s seriously oh-so-sweet and again reminding me that weddings should really only be about the two people in love. The wedding […]read more

Creative Film Invitations

NOV 08

So you thought the embossed eraser invitations were awesome? I know I did. But would you believe me when I say that there’s an even cooler wedding invitation? The awesome duo, Larissa and Trevor of Ambient Studios in Toronto, got married! So what do you get when you put the minds of two photographers who […]read more

Chic Calgary Wedding from Shaun and Renée

AUG 31

Ok, just how sweet is the next couple? I know I say this a lot…but it’s true. You are going to L-O-V-E this wedding from Shaun and Renée, photographers based out of Edmonton. Kristie and Mike’s wedding reception was held at the Sirocco Golf Club in Calgary, Alberta and it was absolutely full of details […]read more

Personal Update & DIY: Menus

Personal Update & DIY: Menus

JUL 07

I thought I’d give a litle post on how easy it is for you to create a chic, modern menu for your wedding reception. To be honest, the menu itself should have been the easiest item to create, but when you’re wedding a-type like myself, it’s the designing that takes a lifetime. For my menus, […]read more

DIY Stencil Detail

JUN 17

Remember the distinct modern pattern that was used throughout the wedding details of the Jessica Claire photoshoot shared by Capture It! Photography? Here’s a refresher: I have been looking everywhere for that pattern and jumped for joy when I saw one that was similar and offered as a FREE stencil over at Tattertots and Jello […]read more

My DIY Save the Dates

My DIY Save the Dates

OCT 13

Double dose of a personal update? Indeedy! I thought some of you might be interested in seeing one of my DIY projects that I spent all day Saturday doing. Anyone who knows me well, understands that it’s one of my dreams  to do invitations for a living, so naturally, I was thrilled at the chance to create […]read more

Homemade Wedding Favours: Honey Jars

AUG 17

Have your guests buzzing about what a sweet couple you make! Materials - Ribbon of your choice - Mason jars of any size - Honey to fill each jar - Personalized Wedding Labels – wedding favour labels Tip: You can go to a famers market and purchase honey already in Mason jars without labels. Then […]read more

Homemade Wedding Favours: Cappuccino Mugs

AUG 03

Show your guest what a cute couple-ccino you are. Materials- One coffee mug for each guest - ½ cup of coffee beans for each mug - One biscotti for each mug - Ribbon of your choice - Couple-ccino Stickers/Labels – Personalized Wedding Labels - Single hole punch Tip: Wrap your biscotti and coffee beans in […]read more

Craft Ideas: Favour Mini-Metal Pails with Lollipops

JUL 06

Create fun to make thank-you favours your guests will enjoy. Materials for each favour: - Glue gun - 5 Lollipops - 7 inches - 5/8 inch fuchsia pink ribbon - 1 Felt Flowers with Diamonette (WedShop # 8419 -06) - 1 Felt Butterfly (WedShop # 8420-22) - 1 Mini White Pail with Handle (WedShop # […]read more

Craft Ideas: Easy-to-Make Potted Arrangements

JUN 22

A simple potted arrangement can make a great centerpiece or favor for a wedding or shower. It‘s quite easy to create and your guests will think you’re a pro when they see the finished product. Materials • Potted herbs or flowers of your choice • Coordinated tin (potted plant will fit in) • Decorative embellishments […]read more

DIY Flower Barrettes

DIY Flower Barrettes

MAR 22

I subscribe to the ‘craft of the day’ section of martha stewart and though I’d share the do-it-yourself crepe-paper flower barrettes with you. I think they would be cute accessories for your bridesmaids or flower girls. Check out the site for a video which will help you visualize the process! What you will need: Double-sided […]read more

DIY Pomanders

FEB 08

There’s no need to get pomanders from your florists, when you can do it yourself for less! Jen, a recent Edmonton bride, was nice enough to share with us her steps on how she made these pink & white pomanders which she hung from the pews during the ceremony. Says Jen: For my wedding, I […]read more

Do It Yourself - Orchid Bouquet

OCT 14

Here are the simple steps to making your own orchid bouquet which is both beautiful and budget worthy. Step 1 We used orchids and montebretia in our bouquet for their graceful flower shapes and long-lasting qualities, but you can use any flower you like — the process is the same. Clip spent flowers and leaves […]read more

Do It Yourself Jell-O Centerpieces

Do It Yourself Jell-O Centerpieces

SEP 14

Planning a spring/summer wedding and in dire need of inspiration for a fun centerpiece? Jell-O the no calorie treat that brings out the kid in us can actually be used to decorate your reception tables! I saw this on and just had to share it with you. See below for the easy steps on […]read more

Cute Do-It-Yourself Fortune Cookies

SEP 10

picture: Lady Harvatine Isn’t it just cute? Easily customizable and easy to do yourself. For this guest favor, all you have to do is add a quote or message onto the piece of fabric, felt, or paper that goes inside the fortune cookie. Another idea is to use the cookies as holders for your escort […]read more

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