DIY Project Autumn Wedding: DIY Boutonniere

DIY Project Autumn Wedding: DIY Boutonniere

DIY Boutonniere is really easy and what is great about it is that you can add special touches to give it more personal meaning. As with this one, the bride's name is Hazel, thus the hazel nut, which will be worn close to the groom's heart during the ceremony, aaawww...  Above are some of the boutonniere or buttonholes we made for Hazel autumn-rustic wedding. It is really easy to make as demonstrated on the step-by-step photos below. Although you will notice it is a bit different from  the final product above, it is because I…Read more→
DIY Project Autumn Wedding: DIY Bouquet

DIY Project Autumn Wedding: DIY Bouquet

A bouquet that lasts a lifetime, I think that will be a good keepsake from your wedding and a nice giveaway to your bridesmaids. In this DIY bouquet tutorial, I will show you how we created  practical, beautiful and themed bridal bouquets using non-floral materials. I know I have left it a bit too long for this next post about our Autumn wedding project. I have been quite busy the last months and creating tutorials takes a bit more of time but I am here now and let us keep it going!...so now that we…Read more→
DIY Project Autumn Wedding: How to make paper flowers (Part 2)

DIY Project Autumn Wedding: How to make paper flowers (Part 2)

As I promised on the part 1 of this article, I will show you now how we made paper roses using florist's crepe paper. This requires just a bit more work than the first tutorials but still easy. The second one is to make peony with tissue paper which is a lot easier and so much fun! Materials: Florist's crepe paper Floral Wire Floral Tape  (or just use green crepe paper and glue) Tools: scissors, chopstick or pencil   This is how florist's crepe paper looks like, for those who do not know it. I had…Read more→
DIY Project Autumn Wedding: How to make paper flowers (Part 1)

DIY Project Autumn Wedding: How to make paper flowers (Part 1)

In this post, I will show how to make paper flowers, it is so easy. For Hazel's and Martin's wedding, these will be used as table centerpieces. We made a lot of paper flowers from our creative meetings, in various kinds, colors and materials. In these tutorials, I used regular crepe papers.   Materials: Red Crepe Paper Green Crepe Paper Tissue Paper (Black if available) Watercolor Floral wire Glue Steps 1: Cut a tissue paper (any color) into a rectangle or triangle. Fill it with rounded and flattened tissue paper. Paint it black…Read more→
DIY Project Autumn Wedding: Table Lantern Jars

DIY Project Autumn Wedding: Table Lantern Jars

In a previous post, I have mentioned that my friends (the English-speaking) and I are doing a series of 'creative meetings'. Now what we are doing exactly is, we are helping our friend Hazel for their wedding decorations preparations. It is a major project if you think about it but it is also major fun! They are having an autumn wedding and it will be on the day of Halloween. How cool is that! So the main motif is, of course, autumn with a rustic touch and color theme is orange and some touch…Read more→