weddings

Paper Flower Lights Garland

by Kathleen Ballos

Have you noticed Christmas items already popping up in stores? Although it is still a bit early, I like being able to use some of the items in non-Christmas ways, like this paper flower garland made from small white Christmas lights! This garland is very multi-purpose: you can make it for a party, home decor, or decorate your tree with it.

Paper Flower Lights Garland | Oh Happy Day!Paper Flower Lights Garland | Oh Happy Day!Paper Flower Lights Garland | Oh Happy Day!Paper Flower Lights Garland | Oh Happy Day!

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Favor Cup Paper Flowers

by Kathleen Ballos

Do you know the small paper cups you fill with ketchup at fast food restaurants? That’s what these flowers are made out of! When a friend showed me that if you tug on the sides the cup expands, my mind was blown. Maybe this is common knowledge but I had no idea! Anyhow, with a quick coat of paint and paper centers these favor cup flowers are the perfect way to decorate for your next party. (And check out even more paper flower crafts!)

Favor Cup Paper Flowers | Oh Happy Day!Favor Cup Paper Flowers | Oh Happy Day!Favor Cup Paper Flowers | Oh Happy Day!

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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