DIY Vintage-Inspired Bridesmaid Proposals

WAID bridesmaid proposal
Getting engaged is an exciting time in a girl’s life, and what better way to celebrate than to invite all her best girls to be at her side?  Bridesmaid proposals can be anything from a question asked in-person to an elaborate, themed-luncheon.  For my bridesmaid proposal, I decided to keep it simple and create personal, vintage-inspired cards that could be kept as keepsakes.  Here’s how it was done: Continue reading

Hidden Gems UnVEILED #2: Tin Cans

I find that there’s nothing better than an impactful decor element that’s created from an everyday product — especially when said everyday product is extremely affordable and/or reusable.  The next featured item in this series is the always reliable tin can.  Tin cans can be purchased in grocery stores, craft stores, hardware stores, or even rented from a multitude of event rental companies.  Better yet, your tin cans can simply be old soup or vegetable cans that were used for this week’s meals.  Tin cans are an essential base for a multitude of decor items — chandeliers, mobiles, centerpieces, decorative votives, lanterns, you name it! Continue reading

Hidden Gems UnVEILED #1: Ribbon

I find that there’s nothing better than an impactful decor element that’s created from an everyday product — especially when said everyday product is extremely affordable.  To start off this series, I will highlight one of my favorite hidden decor gems…ribbon.  Yes, ordinary ribbon that can be purchased in grocery stores and craft stores the like.  Ribbon is a trim that is associated with a multitude of mood descriptors. Continue reading