DIY Wedding Hangover Kit

DIY Wedding Hangover Kit

Celebrating your upcoming wedding day with your best friends and family is an exciting affair. Whether you are all meeting in Las Vegas, having a night on the town, or hosting an elegant cocktail party, giving your guests their own hangover care kit is a fun and useful party favor. They will thank you the… 

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DIY Herbal Sachets + Free Sewing Pattern

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These sachet pillows are a simple sewing project and make perfect gifts for bridesmaids or wedding favors. The best part is that you can coordinate your fragrant herbs and fabric to match your theme, color palette and season. I chose to use lavender, chamomile and lemon balm for their relaxing effects and fresh spring scent…. 

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5 Ideas for your Beach Wedding Welcome Basket

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If you’re planning your wedding by the beach, you may want to put together a simple welcome basket for your guests; something you can leave in their hotel room upon arrival to let them know you’re thankful they could make the trip. Fortunately, a beach-themed welcome basket doesn’t need to be expensive or complicated to… 

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DIY Painted Wooden Spoons

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I found this cute idea from The Gilded Hare, and I’ve been dying to try it for a special occasion. My friends Ana and Theo are getting married in spring, and I’m providing the bridal shower favors to thank everyone for celebrating the bride! What You Need: Assorted Wooden Spoons Painters Tape Spray Paint Food-Safe… 

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Photo Dots

Drink Photo Dots from My Own Ideas blog #labels

(Used in this project: Small Circle Vinyl Labels in Custom and Vida styles.) Celebrate simply and with a lot of class, using little dot labels with a photo of the person-(or people)-of-the-hour. Put a photo of the special people on a small circle label, and use it to decorate champagne glasses or any number of… 

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Lingerie Cookies

Lingerie Cookies recipe from My Own Ideas blog #wedding #bachelorette #bride #lingerie #cookies #recipe #baking #favor #diy

(Used in this project: Heart-Shaped Labels in Soft Hearts style, Large Labels in Lace style, and Large Square Glassine Envelopes.) I first saw this idea on Pinterest, and from numerous sites— however, since my bout with Royal Icing for the Apple Cookies, I knew I had the foundation for creating these cookies without much instruction…. 

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Herbal Foot Soak

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(Used in this project: Circle Labels and Scallop Tags in Kashmir style.) Whether your feet contend with high heels, hard floors, and long days or get a workout in runners and gardening clogs, they deserve a little pampering, right? When I come in from the garden in my very favorite gardening flip flops I’m sure… 

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Seed Packet Favors

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What better way to brighten up a shower than flowers…and seeds!? Beautiful flower centerpieces planted with a mix of butterfly blend seeds makes for a fun way to display favors. To Make the Seed Packets First, buy a butterfly or bee blend of seeds from your local nursery. They usually contain a mix of perennials… 

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Homemade Bath Fizzies

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These fizzy tub treats make fabulous gifts and they are great fun to make. There are only a few ingredients necessary and once you have those, you will be well on your way to soothing baths for you, your family, your friends, house guests, teachers, the mailman….you get the idea! What I like most about… 

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