Today I’ve complied an extra special mood board based on one of my favorite wedding themes – A Shabby-Chic Rustic Romance! Using the color palette of creams and whites, soft pink and luxurious hints of matte and sparkling gold, I’ve put together some great inspiration to get you started on your own planning journey! With homespun accents, handmade favors, burlap and vintage-inspirations abound, I hope it sparks your creativity just as much as it did mine! Enjoy!
Not only is today Friday which I think is reason enough to celebrate, but I am super excited to announce that this Friday is also the start of Fashion Friday’s here at On A Sweet Note! Every second Friday, we’re going to be showcasing bridal beauty tips, styling ideas and all around fashion fun! And we’re kicking things off with a bang with this fabulous nail tutorial from the amazing talent that is Katy from Nailed It! Katy’s designed a special tutorial for all of us here – The Faded French! Simple to apply and simply divine to behold, you’ll want to try this awesome tutorial this weekend (I know that’s what I am going to do!). So get those nail polishes out and get ready to beautify!
Caitlyn + Chris had an amazing wedding with lots of handmade details. From their family made wedding cake to their heartfelt DIY details, their wedding shows crafting at its’ finest! I am especially in love with their mix of natural and modern elements which gives their wedding a look all it’s own! Congratulations you two on your gorgeously handcrafted day!!
Paper flowers are a hot topic in the wedding world right now! We’ve been seeing them all over, and we bet that you’re just as enthralled with them as we are! From their beautiful shapes to the statement they make, we can’t get enough of the handmade touch that paper blooms bring to a wedding. And, while a lot of tutorials showed women cutting out flower shapes and petals for what must have been hours, we wanted to offer a more time friendly version of the craft so even the time strapped (or novice DIY) bride could create the look with confidence! Hence our Parisian Love Letter Paper Blooms were born!!! And today, we’re showing you just how to make stunning bouquets and a boutonniere with these handy little blooms for that extra special handmade touch on your wedding day. So get your crafty pants on, it’s time to become a wedding DIY diva!
At Weddingstar, we’ve been loving the look of rustic weddings with DIY projects all around – and our favorite project of all has been the array of painted mason jars we’ve been seeing! In today’s blog I am super excited to show you guys how to create 3 different looks for your wedding using three separate painting techniques. With easy to follow tutorial steps and all the tips we learned along the way, find out how to create the perfect painted mason jars for your wedding (or home!).
Be immersed in the romance and whimsy of Parisian streets with the fifth release in our Weddingstar Style Lookbooks, Parisian: Black and White. With its’ timeless color palette, learn how to design your own French inspired wedding with the tips, tricks and products featured throughout. Continue on to READ MORE >
Ally + Shaun had a gorgeous homespun wedding in Maine this past September. I love how their friends and family pitched in to help with all the DIY details that truly made their day unique! From the homemade treats to the laid back mason jar drinks, it’s simple to see Ally + Shawn’s personalities are woven into each part of their intimate wedding. Congratulations you two, it looks like it was a blast!
You couldn’t ask for a more picture perfect wedding day. I had the chance to talk with both the bride and the photographer, each of which filled me in on the magic of this wedding day (along with being absolutely lovely). Sarah + Simon really wanted to infuse their personalities into the whole day and with their plethora of DIY details they certainly did just that! In fact, they even told me they decided on their March destination wedding in breathtaking San Francisco after originally having planned on throwing a local October affair! With the backdrop of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge for their photos, the sightseeing tour bus they booked and their midnight trip to the bowling alley, their wedding is a treat to see and share! Enjoy!
Introducing our fourth Weddingstar Style Lookbook, The Blue Color Story. Within these pages awaits a journey to find your color personality. Go on an adventure from the peaks of nobility to the depths of the sea as you discover each of three unique shoots. Become immersed in the opulence of Royal Blue, take a seafaring adventure in Nautical Shimmer and loose yourself in the cozy feeling of Something Borrowed. With inspirations like these, your “something blue” won’t be hard to find! Continue on to READ MORE >
Yeah! It’s the long weekend and I have an exclusive peek into our newest Weddingstar Style Lookbook, The Blue Color Story. It’s coming out right away, and I’ll have an entire post to fill you with wedding inspiration galore. But, until then, here’s a quick look to whet your appetite!