So you might recall we got married last summer. It was kind of a big deal. 🙂 We were blessed to be able to hire fantastic photographers, husband and wife team Daniel and Kate Pullen. And BOY do we have a lot of photos from our big day! A favorite shot we've previously shared, making… Continue reading A Ribbon Shadowbox Frame
We recently shared our Wedding Welcome sign and I mentioned how the goal was to create a sign we could later use at our home. Well the plan was to use the cool marquee light arrow for the wedding. But AFTER the wedding? Add a little more lettering and seal the sign with spray-on laquer… Continue reading Enjoying our Wedding Welcome Sign
So You want to DIY Your Wedding. But you're also traveling to your wedding. How do you craft things -- especially BIG things -- that won't be destroyed when you hit the road for your big day? You get modular and crafty, friends. There's a place at our reception site that BEGGED for… Continue reading A Ribbon Backdrop that’s Destination Wedding Approved
Why does it suck? Because you start out thinking this will be easy - I like sitting, I know how to sit, I should be able to find something I enjoy sitting on. WRONG. There's so much more that you have to consider. Just hop into the Macy's Furniture gallery and pop your bum on a few different options, and you'll see what I mean...
We've already shared with you most of our wedding signs, like our awesome shenanigans bar sign, and our I Spy photo game. Those signs were all designed in Photoshop then printed. Only one sign was actually hand painted, and it served as the welcome sign for our guests. The thought process behind the sign was… Continue reading DIY Wedding Welcome Sign IRL
Bill and I recently shared the initial rundown of our DIY Wedding Decor and detailed 2 of the four zones we embellished. First, we shared the dining area, complete with thrift-ed milk glass. Then we highlighted how we chose to decorate the dance floor. We also noted that we invested a great deal of effort intwo… Continue reading DIY Floating Floral Monogram
Tell me if you've heard this one before: "Trust Me, You Can Dance." ~ Vodka I'm willing to bet you have - and I'm willing to bet you saw it at a wedding. Or maybe on pinterest for a wedding. Either way, it's easily the most popular funny wedding sign you'll ever come across. We… Continue reading 7 Awesome & Unique Wedding Signs
In our OBX Wedding Planning recap we noted we chose The Inn on Pamlico Sound for our wedding reception venue. We chose The Inn because we wanted a beach wedding that still had traditional reception elements. We especially wanted a true first dance and a seated dinner. The Inn boasts a large covered pavilion, perfect for a dance floor. As for… Continue reading Beth & Bill’s DIY Wedding
I am a graphic designer hobbyist, and as we shared with our Save The Dates, I was all about designing as much of our wedding as I could. So of course our invites were going to be designed by yours truly! There are a lot of angles you can approach your DIY Invites, and A… Continue reading Our Outer Banks Wedding Invitations
So, we picked OBX for our wedding destination - now we had to tell everyone about it! While we have several wonderful friends' save-the-dates on our fridge with their smiling faces, we knew we didn't want our faces on someone's fridge. But we did like the magnet trend as a handy reminder about our wedding.… Continue reading DIY OBX Wedding Save the Dates
If you haven't noticed already, Bill & I are big fans of The Outer Banks (OBX for the cool kids) of North Carolina. In fact, Bill will admit that it was HE who, while on an early date, mentioned how he thought OBX would be a great place to get married. I nodded in agreement… Continue reading Planning An Outer Banks Wedding
This article could also be called, "Did you even READ our Wedsite?" In the age of the internet where everyone's on social media and and almost everyone hasa smartphone, you have a lot of different avenues to chose when sharing information about your wedding. This easy-access often leads to information overload, and sometimes drama. But, Smartphones and social media can be great tools for planning and sharing information about your wedding. Here are some tips on how to manage and leverage social media and smart phones to enhance your wedding day and planning experiences.
So we used to have fairly regular content here.... then the big move to Pittsburgh, and then we got engaged and then, besides the desk and office content we shared it's been nothing but crickets 'round these parts. While there was a TON of DIY put into our wedding, there just wasn't time to share… Continue reading WE DID IT!
I mentioned it briefly in yesterday's post. While strolling the aisles of random cast-off items at my favorite Goodwill, I found these puppies, just sitting there on the shelf. They weren't specially marked. Just sitting in the midst of the glassware, minding their own business. You better believe I swooped in, tore them from their… Continue reading Vintage Mason Jar – SCORE
We're still all aglow from our recent Engagement - no date set just yet, but we're getting there with the wedding planning. So much to think about! In the meantime, this fabulous update occurred (actually back in February, but who's counting?) For Valentine's Day, we actually celebrated at Ikea of all places. Our local store… Continue reading You Light Up My Life ~ Bookshelf Lights