Earlier this year, Jaime and I hosted a jazz brunch celebration. Now that the brunch is over, I wanted to share some pictures of the invitations that we made for the brunch. We made these invitations for a retirement celebration, but I also think this design would work well for a dinner party, bridal shower or baby shower.
Our DIY invitations had a lot of of pieces so we wanted something to tie them all together. Our solution? Belly bands. Keeping with our DIY theme we made the belly bands ourselves. These bands were a fairly quick project and helped make all of the pieces of our invitation into a cohesive whole.
I hope everyone had a good weekend. On Friday, I flew to New York to co-host two good friends’ baby shower. I am so excited for them and had so much fun celebrating with them. I had enthusiastically volunteered to make the decorations for the shower and now that it is over I wanted to share some pictures of the decorations with you.
I found some cute napkins and trays at Target, and decided to use the colors in the napkins (blues and yellow-greens) as the colors for the shower. Continue reading
These DIY watercolor wedding invitations were the unifying element for our garden wedding.
We tried to tie everything from our coffee filter roses and fresh flowers to our cake and escort cards back to these. Continue reading
Recently I have seen a lot of beautiful terrariums in the blogosphere and have wanted to make my own. I don’t want to have to take care of additional plants so I decided to make a butterfly jar instead. I can set this arrangement on a shelf and not have to worry about whether it is getting enough sunlight and water as it needs neither.
Today I am very excited to be guest blogging on A Glimpse Inside Blog while Allison is on blogging maternity leave. Here is a preview of my guest post on DIY Paper & Tape Butterflies:
I encourage you to stop by Allison’s blog to see how I made these butterflies. If you are interested in seeing how I made the flower, check out my post on DIY Paper Magnolias.