Sunday, April 24, 2011

Project Priceless DIY Table numbers

A few months ago I had the pleasure of reading a news article about a couple in Ottawa who were planning there wedding for FREE. They put out a call to everyone who was willing to donate something for their wedding, and since then have had over 122 offers! They have been offered everything from photography to decor and more.

As a wedding planner, I immediately wanted to offer my wedding planning skills, but due to our distance, I realized this was not possible. So after careful consideration, and a glance through there "needed" list, I was able to make an offer of table numbers, complete with stands. Also I offered to make some aisle markers for this couple as well. ( More on those later!)

Jordan and Brian's colors are apple green, crisp orange and a royal purple. So based on their colors and theme, the following 25 table numbers were made. Something simple, but that would fit in with their already eccentric wedding.





Coming soon, instructions on how to make your very own aisle markers! See the ones I made and designed for Project Priceless and learn on how to make your own!
Theme: Leather and feathers!

~Imagine.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Unique Bouquets! Buttons, Seashells, are more!

If you want an alternative idea to flowers, check out these photo's for inspiration!

Brooch Bouquets (Photo Credit: onestylishbride.com)


Seashell Bouquets

(Photo Credit: chapmandesignflowers.com/w-weddingflowers.com)

Button Bouquets

(Photo Credit: sdweddinginsider.com/ manolobrides.com)

~Imagine.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Paper Floral Bouquets!!!

Crepe-paper flowers are a nice way to have unique details with your wedding. Making the flowers can be very enjoyable, and like silk flowers, they offer several advantages. They will not wilt or hang over extended periods of time, and you can make any type of flower in any color as well! They can be made to match the style and color of a wedding, and they are suitable for any season! If you a DIY bride, then give these paper flowers a try!

When building crepe paper flowers it can be very easy to construct each flower petal by petal. This way you can shape each pedal before attaching to the stem. Cut out the number of pedals you will need, in the shape and color that you desire. After shaping each pedal attach the flowers to a stamen using a floral adhesive such as tape. After making 16-24 flowers depending on the size of your desired bouquet arrange all flowers and attach with floral tape. Complete the look with matching ribbon.



Photo Credit: www.marthastewartweddings.com

~Imagine.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Custom Feather Bouquets





Fushia and Brown Flowers complete with white feathers.

Friday, April 1, 2011

DIY Colorful Wedding Cupcakes!!!!!

If you love the idea of opting for cupcakes for your wedding instead of having the traditional wedding cake, why not try out this recipe for DIY cupcakes! Use food coloring to create the exact theme and colors for your special event! Make sure you try a preliminary batch, before your big day!

Recipe:
1/3 cup of Vegetable Oil
2 Eggs
1 cup of plain Yogurt
1 White Cake Mix
1/2 cup Milk

Combine all ingredients until and stir into large bowl. Beat batter for about 2 minutes on a medium high speed, or by hand until creamy.
Add food coloring for desired color. Or if you want to have multi-colored cupcakes, you can divide the batter into different bowls, and add a different color to each batter!
Then take the batter and put into white muffin cups evenly. If you are using multiple colors, put a spoonful of one color into muffin cup, then alternate with another color. When they bake, this will give the cupcake a layered effect. You will most likely need to spread out the colored batter into the muffin cup to get your desired look.
When baking the cupcakes, use the directions according to the cake mix you bought! To complete the cupcake, be sure to purchase icing and sprinkles in coordinating colors!



Photo credits: Red cupcakes www.gourmeted.com
colorful cupcake www.gourmetmomonthego.com

~Imagine.