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  1. DIY Washi Tape Wedding Craft Ideas

    | alexisinjamaica in DIY
    Hello Kitty is no longer the cutest Japanese import. There. I said it. If you’re familiar with washi tape then you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you’re not familiar, allow me to introduce you: washi tape is decorative tape similar in texture to masking tape (though some varieties are very strong, making this tape functional AND adorable.) Washi tape can be purchased at most craft stores, office supply stores, as well as online at Amazon, Etsy and other retailers. It comes in a wide--and I do mean WIDE--variety of patterns and sizes, which means the sky’s the limit when it comes to creating fun wedding crafts. If you can think of it, you can washi it! Here are some of our favorite wedding-friendly washi ideas!
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  2. Theme Weddings - Alice in Wonderland

    | Yazmin De La Mora in DIY
    Surprise your guests! Why not? Transform your garden, home, or the beach into a marvelous ballroom. Rely on expert Designers that will recreate your ideas into a magical atmosphere and will make of your Theme Party one to remember. Here is an example of a wedding based on Alice in Wonderland with purple, black and silver colors. The centerpieces were trees, the chairs for Bride and Groom were XXL in purple colors and we add some branches and chandeliers to keep with the ambiance of
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  3. DIY Budgeting The Catering and how to Organize Dinner Service

    | Martoca in DIY
    It is usually the most expensive item of the reception: Dinner and Drinks! So what can you do to budget and organize well? Of course it all depends on your available money for the wedding total but for argument sake let's take a budget of about 100 dollars per person which is ?about average. First let's start with the bar. ?I personally do not recommend the 4 to 5 hour bar to anyone in Mexico :) It is a party and no cash should be needed at any time. Also, in our venue we do not close early so
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  4. Combat Soaring Wedding Costs with Smart Shopping and Common Sense

    | shaynasmith in DIY
    Although the wedding day may be the stuff of many a girl’s dreams, the costs can be a veritable nightmare for many hopeful couples. Wedding Inflation Bride to Be magazine reported the cost of the average 2010 cost of an Australian wedding at $29,966. One short year later, that average cost had soared to $48,296, a whopping 61.17 percentage change. Bride to Be magazine’s 2012 survey confirms the trend continues, reporting
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  5. Tips for Best Beach Wedding Favors

    | Yazmin De La Mora in DIY
    Beach Wedding FavorsWith all the ideas and items available on the internet today, selecting the perfect wedding favor for your big day may add much more fun to the wedding planning!Besides parasols, or hand fans below are some helpful ideas to score the perfect beach wedding favors:Cute containers of Mayan Honey.Artisan Chocolate bars Cookie or cupcake Buffet with take-away containarsClassy hangover kitBottle openersS’mores kitMosquito repellentSun glassesSun hatsMexico is also well known for
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  6. 10 Outside the Box Etsy Finds for Your Wedding

    | alexisinjamaica in DIY
    We've said it before and we'll say it again: Etsy is amazing. If you haven't already found yourself down the rabbit hole of an epic Etsy search, then get yourself to etsy.com right now to check out the amazing collection of hand made items (especially their wedding section!) We'll wait. That was fun, wasn't it? Now that we have your attention again, browse this list of our 10 favorite outside the box Etsy finds. Items range from a fun new way to ask "will you be my bridesmaid?," a totally dif
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  7. Free, Printable Planning Checklist

    | BeckaThomas in DIY
    Even though a DW requires a completely different kind of planning worksheet, I found a site with a few that are pretty universal. I'll be making my own template soon. When it's done, I'll post the link here, as well. Until then, happy planning ladies (and gents)!!! I've never started a thread or tried to post a link, so I really hope this works as a clickable link. http://www.printableweddingplanner.com/category/worksheet
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  8. Best Wedding Apps!

    | Jessica4LUXE in DIY
    Planning a wedding is never easy, especially when your wedding is going to be held 1000’s of kilometers away. Between finding your perfect dress, organizing the seating chart, creating the perfect playlist and countless other tasks, anyone (an eventually everyone!!) can turn into a Bridezilla!! Thanks to a handful of new apps, wedding planning has gotten easier. Sharing, organizing and planning can now all be accessed at the tip of your fingers. Below you will find a few of our favourite weddi
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  9. Groom's Gift - 52 Cards "52 Reasons I Love You"

    | LisaJoy in DIY
    My fiance is going to love the creativity and thought put into this ?easy ?and inexpensive gift. ? I've looked at many 52 card ideas and never saw ?one personalized ?with photos. So here is mine and I love it!! I cann't wait to give it to him on our wedding day!!! ? YOU WILL NEED: 1 deck of cards 2 1" binder rings or ribbon hole punch or crop-o-dile glue or tape runnerprintable inserts (or design your own) ? http://peppermintcreative.com/blog/2011/01/52-things-i-love-about-you-deck-of-cards-a
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  10. Say ‘I Do’ With a Little Sparkle!

    | Jessica4LUXE in DIY
    Everyone seems to be looking to add a little bit of glitz and glam to their wedding day! Here are some ways to incorporate a little bit of Sparkle into your wedding day for a perfect combination of style and fun. Today’s blush gold sparkle that we are seeing everywhere works great not only in winter, but spring too! The contrast and reflection it gives off the ocean and sand makes for the perfect accessory to every destination wedding! Attire Tie in the Sparkle to your wedding dress or
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  11. How to Make Your Own Customized Cake Topper

    | alexisinjamaica in DIY
    It's no secret that we brides love Etsy and often use it for DIY inspiration. When I saw some of their cute felt cake toppers I decided to try my hand at making my own. Note: I was attempting this project to see if I liked it, so I made this one very quickly as a test. I plan to re-do a final version a bit more meticulously now that I've decided it's a keeper! The Inspiration: The Supplies: - Swatches of felt in wedding colors (.50 each at Michael's) - Baker's twine to string the lett
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  12. How to Make an Etsy-Inspired Escort Card Tray

    | alexisinjamaica in DIY
    Etsy is a Godsend for many brides (it even made BDW's list of Top 5 Online Resources for Planning a Destination Wedding) and I'm sure we've all spent plenty of hours perusing the adorable handmade wares. Maybe you've even seen something and thought "hey, I can make that, and for way less!" That's exactly what happened recently when I did a search for escort card trays. I found several options that would work great, but at about $65 each I knew I could make something similar at a fraction of the
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  13. What Are Your Favorite Destination Wedding Centerpieces?

    | skehoe in DIY
    Besides finding the perfect dress (and the perfect guy, of course), one of the most important decisions that will keep you up until the wee hours of the morning revolve around those blasted centerpieces. There are endless choices, and Pinterest makes everything from barrels to jars to tablecloths look so darn good.But destination wedding themes differ from bride to bride - some want a winter wonderland, others a rustic beach atmosphere, and many want it a classic black tie. Well good news! There
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  14. Great idea for escort cards

    | WeddingCancun in DIY
    Describe 'Great idea for escort cards' here Escort cards are actually the entrance ticket for your guests to your wedding reception. So how about if you make it more FUN? Take a look on this short video to see this unique idea.
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  15. Vistaprint Coupons

    | Edmendon in DIY
    Add Creative Zeal To Your Life By Using Decorative Rubber Stamps! The age in which we are living is the digital age and there has been enormous demand for the use of rubber decorative stamps. Earlier, it was limited only in the business sector for stamping logos and creating stamps for the notary. It was regarded as one of the powerful driving force of the business. Has anybody realize the importance of rubber stamps? Are you familiar with the decorative rubber stamps that it has become the hobb
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  16. How To Make A Wedding Photo Book

    | TammyWright in DIY
    In December I met this super creative bride who has written an awesome blog on how to create Photo Books. She created her own and did a fantastic job and was nice enough to put together this great article on how to create your own Wedding Photo Book. Here is a link to her Photo Book Blog. Check it out often as she often runs great contests to win free Photo Books! Here are some more helpful links: Make Your Own Affordable Wedding Photo Book - A Bride-to-Bride Guide - Part I (Snapfis
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  17. How To Make Your Own Photo Wedding Book

    | TammyWright in DIY
    In December I met this super creative bride who has written an awesome blog on how to create Photo Books. She created her own and did a fantastic job and was nice enough to put together this great article on how to create your own Wedding Photo Book. Here is a link to her Photo Book Blog. Check it out often as she often runs great contests to win free Photo Books! Here are some more helpful links: Make Your Own Affordable Wedding Photo Book - A Bride-to-Bride Guide - Part I (
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  18. Passport Invitations

    | TammyWright in DIY
    Passport Invitations are a creative and fun way to let your guests know about your wedding.
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  19. Save The Date Post Cards

    | TheBestFriend in DIY
    This is a great place to post some samples of your STD cards and also some info on what inspired you and if you made them yourself or had someone do them for you. ? ? Below are Sara's (skadow) STD Magnet Boarding Pass. I am new to the wiki's so if you only want post cards here and not all STD's please delete this post. The magnets and envelopes were made by me (Sara) I used Indesign to create all the graphics and outsourced the printing. ?
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