Wedding Welcome Gift and Printable Tag

By Kelli Hall, a Minted Community Designer
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Custom printable tag lettered by Meg Gleason of Moglea

If you’re having a wedding where guests will be traveling any distance, one of my favorite details is a small gift to greet their arrival. Welcome gifts don’t have to be extravagant or expensive. With these tips, labels and a printable gift tag (artfully hand lettered by the talented Meg Gleason), you can create a simple, special gift without too much fuss.

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Chalkboard Details For Your Wedding Day

By Lauren Saylor of A Fabulous Fete

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You really can’t get away without a DIY element or two sneaking their way into a wedding these days. It’s the best way for brides and grooms to personalize their big day. However, not all of us are like Martha Stewart, so what is an easy way to infuse that personal charm? Chalkboards! Anything from chalkboard paint to a printable will do the trick. The best part is that you can apply this idea to pretty much any detail at your wedding, you can erase and start over, and most of these things can be re-purposed. Read on to see all of the possibilities of chalkboard paint and chalkboard inspired items!

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Notched Paper Garland

By Victoria of A Subtle Revelry

Creating that artistic DIY look at your wedding doesn’t need to involve serious crafting skills, an artillery of tools, or 2 months of work. Finding simple projects that bring a huge bang for their time and cost is one of the best things about the DIY wedding movement. This simple notched circle garland is the epitome of ease and with a few well chosen colors will make a pretty statement on your special day.

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Wedding Trends: The Klein’s Woodsy Wedding

By Celisse, Customer Care at Minted

 

Full of love and whimsy, photographs from The Klein’s Woodsy Wedding nearly had me tearing up. From a seemingly simple, yet charming afternoon wedding ceremony surrounded by family, friends and the pines to an elegant tented dining event – this bride and groom really made their dreams come to life. This really couldn’t have been A More Perfect Union!

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Shabby Chic Mr And Mrs Signs

By Rachael of Penelope and Pip
Shabby Chic Mr And Mrs Chair Signs

If you’re having an outdoor wedding this season, these shabby chic Mr and Mrs chair signs would be a beautiful addition. They are easy to make and you could swap out the lace, burlap and fabric for ribbons or glitter streamers depending on your theme.

Here’s how to make them…

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Typographic Place Settings

By Rachael Smith of Penelope and Pip

Typographic Place Settings

Typographic Place Settings

If you’d like a change from the usual place settings for your wedding or summer party, making your guests a sweet wooden name could be just what you need.

You can leave them natural if you are after a rustic look, or paint them the color of your theming so they fit beautifully into your decor.

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Statement Necklaces Under $100 for your Wedding Day

By Lauren of A Fabulous Fete
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There are so many different directions you can take these days when choosing the jewels for your wedding. And of course, your dress is a huge factor when making that decision. I do love a bride that takes a chance and goes with a modern statement necklace though. Here are a just a few styles that will work with a large selection of dress necklines.

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5 minute backyard flower arrangement

By Kelli Hall, a Minted Community Designer
backyard flower clippings I don’t have much of a green thumb and am guilty of letting our tiny backyard grow wild—But I love using our overgrown bushes, flowering plants and clipped herbs for a bright spot of color at my desk. Here’s how I create a simple arrangement in under five minutes.

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Simple Painted Candles

By Victoria Hudgins of A Subtle Revelry

Nothing says wedding quite like a row of glowing candles, but it can sometimes be hard to find affordable candles that coordinate with wedding decor. Instead buy white tapers in bulk and spend an afternoon painting them yourself. The result is a very artistic display in the perfect color combo for your special day.

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Wedding Trends: Wild Winter

By Celisse, Customer Care at Minted

Planning a sunny Summer Wedding in San Francisco can prove to be a challenge with our beloved fog but why wait until next year to celebrate?  A Winter Wedding is full of mystery and intrigue. Why not let beautiful snow capped peaks, foggy gardens and wild patterns bring warmth and inspiration to your big day.

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