You saw that our wedding invitations featured hand-lettered calligraphy on the envelopes. We had some guests who we were inviting only to the ceremony, so in addition to designing another version of the invitation, their addressing also called for something a little...
The thank you note is one of those things that doesn’t get a lot of airtime in wedding discussions. It’s not as exciting as having your invitations printed, not as fun as opening presents and as soon as the...
You’ve probaby worked out by now that I did a lot of crafting for our wedding. To save you from hunting through the archives, I’ve compiled a nifty little long post summing up all the projects. Accessories   Fabric butonnoiere * Beribboned bridesmaids’ fans * Bridesmaids’ cameo jewellery boxes Decorations Book ring...
Hello! Yesterday I shared with you the thank you notes that we sent out to our wedding guests. Today I’m giving away the little thank you tags so you can add to your own packages. It doesn’t have to be a...
TV and art dilemma

Our wedding painting

A couple of weeks back I hinted about a big surprise that was coming to our lounge room. Well here is the big reveal! Having lived together for over two years before getting married, The Man and I were all set for...
To tie in with the literary theme of our wedding, I made these cute ‘vases’ from old books. Here’s how: You will need: old, unwanted book piece of dense cardboard scalpel pencil double-sided tape Instructions: 1. Trim the piece of cardboard to the...

Ribbon wands

I simply have too many fun wedding tutorials at the moment to fit into my regular fortnightly column on Polka Dot Bride so we’re going to have a few extras right here. Here’s another one from my own wedding. You will need: Dowels ...
Our wedding invitations are in the mail, yay! Here are the step-by-step instructions to add your own little surprise to envelopes. You will need: envelopes old book pages piece of card pencil ruler cutting mat scalpel glue roller 1. Open your...
If you love the look of hand-addressed envelopes but can’t squeeze the cost of professional calligraphy into your wedding budget, then this technique could be the answer for you. You will need: envelopes paint pen DIY calligraphy before 1. If you had your...
Today I’m excited to share with you the first of many DIY projects from our wedding! I had bought jewellery and headbands for my bridesmaids and wanted a nice way to present their gifts the night before the wedding. I decided to make some jewellery boxes...