Posts Tagged: decor

DIY :: glitter letter banner

DIY glitter banner1DIY glitter banner2DIY glitter banner3DIY glitter banner4DIY glitter banner5Hope you had a good weekend. I’m feeling a bit off with the time change, but this DIY project using gold glitter is sure to help! We made this handmade sign for our Indie I Do booth last January using paper, some fishing line, glue, and glitter! Customize your message for parties or booth displays!

things you need: cardstock, computer, printer, scissors, fishing line, glitter, glue, tape.

Step one:
Choose what you wish to say!

Step two:
Determine the size you wish your banner to be and print out the letters using your computer.

Step three:
I’m sure there are plenty of fancy tools that can help you, but I just hand cut the letters on to card stock. The banner pictured above took me about 1-2 Gossip Girl episodes to complete (don’t judge me!).

Step four:
Cover your table with newspaper to keep the glitter mess to a minimum. Using spray glue (I bought this at Michaels) or a glue stick, spread the glue on one side of the letter and dip it in the glitter. Make sure that your letters are the right side up to ensure that your letter is orientated correctly (The letter ‘p’ and the letter ‘d’ can be tricky!).

Step five:
Shake off excess glitter and let dry.

Step six:
Here comes the difficult part! Line up your letters from right to left with the non-glitter side facing up. Measure a long piece of fishing line across the entire banner section making sure you give yourself extra string on both sides of the banner for tying. Use tape to secure the fishing line and lift the banner up gently to make sure that everything is secure (you may need more tape). For a lower case ‘i’, we used a toothpick to hold the dot in place.

->> For a simpler method, you can also hole punch each letter prior to glittering and string up each letter individually instead of using the fishing line! <<-

wedding wednesday pins

wedding wednesday 2wedding wednesday 4wedding wednesday 1Let’s stop to smell the roses on this busy Wedding Wednesday! I’m loving the peach coloured tones in the images above and all the different ways roses can be incorporated into your wedding day. There’s something magically pretty about freshly picked garden roses. Maybe it is their sweet scent?

Want to see more wedding pins? Find me on Pinterest here.

images via {one} 100 Layer Cake | Annie McElwain, {two} Style Me Pretty | Red Fly Studio, {three} Green Wedding Shoes | Joielala Photographie, {four} Style Me Pretty | Liz Banfield, {six} Style Me Pretty | Kaitie Bryant Photography

indie i do :: lotus events booth

2013IndieIDoEVE_0018WEB2013IndieIDoEVE_0019WEB2013IndieIDoEVE_0020WEB2013IndieIDoEVE_0022WEB2013IndieIDoEVE_0023WEBIMG_3954IMG_3962IMG_3963IMG_3966For Wedding Wednesday, I decided to change it up today and show you our finished booth design from Indie I Do last weekend. My current crush is with the colour gold and with a can of gold spray paint and a bottle of gold glitter, I was pretty invincible!

Our booth was an eclectic mix of DIY and vintage items. What we didn’t already have around the house was crafted specifically for the show… gold spray painted zoo animals + pomegranates, glitter signage, and lots of neon confetti! Booth design is always a challenge and as a service based company, in this case, wedding planning, it is sometimes hard to portray what you do without coming across as a decorator. I’m super happy with how everything turned out and we didn’t have any confused brides wandering through our space, so that’s two thumbs up in my books!

->> Watch the blog for a DIY on our glitter sign and crepe paper background! <<-

first 5 images by [stu-di-o] by jeanie

indie i do :: Year 5!

2013IndieIDo 2013IndieIDoEVE_0015WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0024WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0042WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0044WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0050WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0055WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0063WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0070WEB 2013IndieIDoEVE_0076WEBThank you to everybody that visited Indie I Do last Saturday! It’s hard to imagine that Miranda and I started this show 5 years ago during a normal breakfast catch up. Created as an alternative to the cookie cutter wedding shows, Indie I Do is a great place to meet the coolest wedding couples looking to add a non-traditional touch to their upcoming wedding day. Not to mention, the best place to catch up with some of my favourite wedding vendors. That is, if you get a chance to leave your booth and check out all the other fantastic goodies at the show!

top to bottom: Uniquity Invitations, Delovely Creative, lotus events, Cabin + Cub, Carmen West Creative, Images by Bethany, Anwar, East Vanity Parlour, Frocks, Down the Aisle // images by [stu-di-o] by jeanie