42 Fun And Useful Wedding Favors

No one needs to have wedding or party favors but they are so much fun. They are the chance to show off your personality and individuality. I wish I had thought of some of these for my wedding! Sadly, I opted for no favors. I really like the little plants (completely useful and cute) and the temporary tats (fun and affordable). Check out these great ideas!

See them here…

Buzzfeed – 42 Wedding Favors Your Guest Will Actually Want

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100+ Wedding Projects For The Crafty Bride

I have nothing but respect for the bride that can keep it together, be cool, and find time to craft like Martha Stewart. Let’s just say that I failed in all of these areas. My wedding planner was pretty busy keeping me calm. Austin Wedding Blog has the best roundup of wedding crafts I have seen in a while. Over 101 ideas that are so cute and that will help make your special day even more so!.

See all 100+ ideas here…

AustinWeddingBlog – 101 Amazing DIY Wedding Projects

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 24 WIne Bottle Centerpiece Ideas

You need to check out these brilliant centerpiece ideas. I’ve decorated with wine bottles before and loved it but after a while it gets lame. These aren’t your boring, stick a bottle with a flower on the table, too lazy to do anything else, kind of decorating ideas. Try your hand at string, hanging, chalkboard paint, candles, glitter, burlap and mini gardens. They have it all. All of them will help your next celebration a ton.

I love it! Here’s the link to all 24 ideas…

Homedit – 24 Stunning Wine Bottle Centerpieces

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Personalized Rings And Wedding Bands

What is it about personalized jewelry? It’s awesome, that’s what it is! The people at 17 Apart made their own fingerprint rings and they gave us a step-by-step on how they did it too. Now I want one! I have seen some fingerprint jewelry before but it doesn’t belong to anyone that I love. How much more special will it be if it is?

Here you go….

17Apart – Wedding Details: Making Our Wedding Bands

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Rustic Wedding Themed Ideas

Planning a wedding can be stressful. I would know. I had to hire someone to take over and to keep me from alienating everyone around me! You shouldn’t have to be stressed about all the little details and how much things are going to cost. You should get to enjoy every minute of the planning and this is one way you can. I stumbled onto these super cute s’more party favors and 4 more wedding reception ideas that fit into the budget and are beautiful.

Don’t stress and here’s the link to all the ideas…

BeautifulBridal – 5 Rustic Wedding Reception Ideas

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twine wrapped wine bottle tutorial

How amazingly cute are these twine wrapped wine bottles?! I found these on Etsy by Artistically Ashley

Make sure to visit her Etsy store to check out her awesome products and tell her Linda says Hello!

For those of you who want to go the DIY route and learn how to wrap wine bottles in twine… I found a great tutorial for you over at the A Bride On A Budget blog. These would make awesome centerpieces for any occasion.

Here’s the link to the tutorial…

BrideOnABudget – Twine Wrapped Wine Bottle Tutorial

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ornament engagement ring

Did you know that Christmas eve is THE most popular day to propose? I had no idea! Now I see why this surprise ornament would be so popular. Looks like it would be pretty easy to make one of these. I could not for the life of me find a DIY tutorial though. Do any of you have a link you can share on how to cut and hinge an ornament??

I did find this great article though with some tips on a Holiday proposal. Here’s the link…

YahooVoices – 10 Christmas Eve Proposal Tips

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chalkboard paint heart mason jar

Today we are featuring these adorable mason jar centerpieces! I absolutely love the heart shape surrounded by the dark chalkboard paint. There’s so many ways you can twist this for any occasion by simply using a different shape… pine tree for Christmas, pumpkin for Halloween etc.

Here’s the link to the full tutorial/instructions….

HeartLoveWeddings – DIY Chalkboard Jar Candle Centerpieces

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diy wedding decor string balloons

If you are on a budget for your upcoming wedding or special event… you should definitely consider making these DIY string ornaments. Instead of string you could also consider using lace doilies which would also look amazing.

These are perfect for Christmas time too! You can use any color of string you like and mix and match them as well. Don’t forget the glitter too!

Here’s the link to the tutorial…

Holidash – Balloon and String Ornaments Tutorial

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