Entries in wedding decorations (3)

Thursday
Jul262012

10 DIY wedding backdrops 

10 DIY wedding backdrops. Here is another example of something I wish i had paid a little more attention to before the wedding. Wedding backdrops are amazing, they look so fun in pictures and they double as beautiful wedding decor. You can use backdrops behind the cake table, for the reception, the ceremony or even for a photobooth. Anyway you look at it having a wedding backdrop is a good idea. Here are 10 wedding backdrops that you can make. 

1. Lovely Lights - How stunning is this picture? I love the strings of white lights that make up this wedding backdrop. This picture is a perfect reason to hang onto your holiday lights. 

2. Regal RibbonRibbon backdrops are so pretty and best of all they are a cinch to do. All you need is ribbon, and something to tie the ribbon to, like a pipe, clothesline, tree or even just a long string.


3. Fantastic Frames This backdrop is a collection of vintage picture frames hung with string or fishing wire. And the result is pretty fun. You can always rent frames from a vendor like The Ritzy Rose, which is actually where these frames are from. 

4. Perfect Paper - I love this backdrop because not only is it so creative it can fully be customized. All you need is an oversized canvas, such as butcher paper,drawing paper etc. And then use ink to write your favorite quotes, your vows, whatever you like.

5. Feeling Flags. Flag banners are very in right now. String a couple together and voila perfect wedding backdrop. You can check out this tutorial from Offbeat Bride for your DIY flag banner 

6. Lady Lace- Lace is back. Lace wedding dresses are huge as are lace bridesmaid dresses. Hang a few pieces of lacy material, even lace tablecloths (like my grandmother used to have) and make a soft sweet lacey wedding backdrop. 

7. Stunning Streamers- Streamers have never looked so good. Want to get this wedding backdrop? 100 layer cake has a great DIY tutorial for DIY streamer wedding backdrops

8. Fabulous Fabric. How soft and romantic is this fabric wedding backdrop made from tied pieces of fabric. Sarah hearts has a DIY fabric wedding backdrop or if you'd rather not DIY you can always order it from Etsy vendor wedding lush

9. Binding Books- Even pages of old books all modge podged together makes for a fun wedding backdrop. And it is a great way to recycle vintage books. 


10. Charming Chalkboards - Ah how i love chalkboards. I'm sure it has to do with my teaching days. This custom chalk creation is by Dana Tanamachi. Pretty amazing right?

sources, 1. Lovely Lights by Mastin Studio, 2. Regal Ribbon by Jose Villa , 3. Fabulous Frames by Lauren Larsen, 4. Perfect Paper by Tammy Horton Photography , 5. Flag Banners by Katrina Louise , 6. Lace Backdrops by Sarah Ainsworth Photography , 7. Stunning Streamers by Fresh in Love Photography, 8. Fabulous Fabric , 9. Binding Books by Michael Thomas Photography, 10. Charming Chalkboards by Jenny Jimenez

 

 

Monday
Aug082011

Frame it! Ten ways to add picture frames to your day!

Frame it! Ten ways to add picture frames to your day! Picture frames are so popular this year, and with so many ways to incorporate them it is no wonder. I've compiled a list of ten creative ways of framing up your day!

1. Hang em! I love this idea for an outdoor wedding or a picnic wedding. Grab some fishing wire or string and hang picture frames from a tree. A great background for photos and a wonderful whimsical touch. 

 

2. Remember When...- Round up a group of picture frames and display pictures of you and your honey from when you were little to today. This is a great way for friends and family to get to know your couple. Plus who doesn't love seeing 80's hairstyles. 

 

3. Photo booth Frames- Oh how I love wedding photo booths. And frames are the easiest picture props. This group with multiple picture frames reminds me of Harry Potter

 

4. Puppy Love-  Use vintage picture frames like the one below to take adorable pictures of your couple and you can even include the pup! I heart this family portrait. 

 

5. Backdrop it!- Picture frames don't need to be the star of the show. They also make for a very sophistaced background. I particularly love this shot taken in an art museum. 

 

6. Just say it!- Picture frames aren't just for pictures. Include favorite quotes, sayings, song lyrics- words that mean something to your couple. And these framed sayings make great wedding decorations.   


7. Number it! - Picture Frames are a great way to display table numbers. And they can add or even double as a centerpiece as well.  

 

8. Just add Glass- Add a Glass background to your picture frame or in this case window frame and presto you have a beautiful place card display. 

 

9. Chalk it up!- I love this use of a picture frame as a wedding sign to let guests know what is to come -

 

10. Guest book!- Have guests, at the reception take pictures of themselves with a polaroid camera, (these are from a photobooth with frames.) Display those polaroid pics in a giant frame. Best Guest Book Ever. A frame within a frame.   

 

(click on any of the pictures above to go to the photgrapher's website) sources: Picture #1 is by Matthew Morgan, Picture #2 is by Cameron Ingalls, Picture #3 is by Simply Rosie, Picture #4 is by The Reason I Love; Picture #5 is by Mastin Studios, Picture #6 is by Marianne Taylor, Picture #7 is by Alison Conklin, Picture #8 is by Nicole Haley Photography, Picture #9 is by Shannon Rosan Photography, Picture #10 is by Marianne Taylor 


So many creative ways to add picture frames to your day! Which is your favorite? 

 

 

Tuesday
Apr122011

Picture Trend: Wedding Balloons!

 

 

Picture Trend: Wedding Balloons!  A recent trend is to take wedding balloons pictures

Most people think of wedding balloons as wedding decorations. There are many uses for wedding baloons, including as a less expensive alternative to flowers, or as wedding favors for kids. And wouldn't wedding balloons be fun at a picnic wedding

Today's wedding balloon trend finds more and more couples using wedding balloons as props for their wedding pictures. This photo is from the Knotty Bride, and is a perfect example of how romantic and whimsical wedding balloons can look. 

What is your favorite thing about this wedding balloon picture?