weddings

DIY Message Candle Centerpieces

by Michaela Egger

In my work as event designer, almost every dinner table setting is competed with candles. Votives, candlesticks, little lanterns, etc – there’s always the warm glow of candle light in one form or another because every single client loves the intimate, festive atmosphere candles create. So, why not use candles as the only centerpieces? This DIY will let you make a big statement with your table settings – in no time at all. Let your centerpiece “greet” your guests, spell out your table numbers or whatever else comes to your mind! I’ve provided three different printable templates – black & white, shades from yellow to pink and colder hues in blues and greens. Feel free to mix and match!

DIY Message Candle Centerpieces | Oh Happy Day!DIY Message Candle Centerpieces | Oh Happy Day!

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A Circus Wedding

by Casey Baudoin

A circus wedding?  Yes!  Your wedding day will be one of the best days you will experience, so why not make it extra fun for you and your guests, with a circus theme?  You can put as much or as little circus you want into it.  I would go the less is more route, with big colorful balloons, peanuts for guests, brightly frosted cakes in different sizes, and of course, the tent to bring it all together.

A Circus Wedding | Oh Happy Day!

1. balloons 2. table cards 3. circus tent 4. peanut bags 5. tickets 6. cake

A Backyard Wedding

by Casey Baudoin

You don’t have to break the bank these days, to make your wedding day amazing.  Why not have an intimate backyard wedding?  Invite guests with a handwritten card, make fringe garland to string from tree to tree, and borrow mis-matched chairs from friends and family for an eclectic look for guests to sit!  What a special day that would be!

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1. bow tie  2. outside dinner  3. fringe garland  4. card  5. chairs  6. cake topper

Mini Paper Fan Printables

By Amy Moss

Inspired by summer, I’ve designed these Mini Paper Fan printables that you can use for a variety of party projects like:

  • Gift packaging or party favor bags.
  • Decorations or name cards for table place-settings. (They would be perfect for a garden party!)
  • Wedding escort cards.
  • Summer or spring party/wedding favors.
  • Party or wedding decorations.
  • A paper fan garland.

I’ve designed two sets of fans: patterned and ombré. Feel free to mix and match or stick to just the one color, depending on your party styling needs.

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Creativebug Online Classes

Have you guys heard about Creativebug? It is new website where you can learn to take all kinds of craft classes from your favorite crafters. Last week, I took a Creativebug class taught by Eunice and Sabrina Moyle of Hello!Lucky. They walked us through the process of using freezer paper stencils to make Mr. & Mrs. Chair Banners for a wedding. The whole process was really easy and fun. When I purchased the class, it was stored on the site so I could take it on my own time – and as many times as I want! I was really excited to see that some of my other favorite crafters (like Christine Schmidt and Heather Ross) also teach classes on the site. You can purchase each of their classes individually, or set up a monthly subscription and take as many as you want. I picked out some of my favorites below.

1. Mr+Mrs Chair Banner 2. Rice Paper Lantern 3. Paste Paper 4. Ombre Napkins 5. Pompom Garlands

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