Thursday, May 3, 2012

DIY Wedding Projects

Wedding planning can go one of two ways: either very stressful or very enjoyable. Lucky for me, I have many supportive friends who are helping make planning fun. Last Saturday was pretty successful in that we managed to put together all 130 wedding invitations, 22 wine bottle table numbers and place labels on 240 candy bar bags. I know that doesn't sound like a lot, but it actually took many hours with 8 of my closest friends.
 These are the candy bar bags that I will be using for my candy bar. I made the labels using photoshop and printed them via Vistaprint.

To make the wine bottle table numbers, I had to start collecting 22 wine bottles overtime.
We took a regular wine bottle such as this one. The labels were just too hard to remove so we took some black spray paint in flat and painted 22 bottles (1 for each table). Using primer made no difference so we didn't bother after bottle number 2.

This is what each bottle looked like after a few coats of paint.

Final product! I made the labels with photoshop, printed them on my hp printer and they turned out even better than I hoped.
What do you guys think?

No I didn't make this cake but I saw it in a bakery store window in Arizona and fell in love with it. How gorgeous is this?
I don't want to show you guys my invitations just yet since I still want to add some finishing touches to them, but keeping looking out for them because I will post them eventually.
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  1. That cake is G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S !!! Are you designing your cake like that???

  2. I really love those matte bottles. An idea I'll probably be dtealing when I wed :)

  3. Painting the wine bottles black was a great elegant choice.


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  4. That cake is awesomeeee :D


  5. Wow, such great tips, wishing you all the best in the planning process. Congrats dear.


  6. That cake looks amazing!!! I whish you all the best!!
    Congratulations :)

  7. oooh, that cake is just perfect for wedding, i love the result of your wine bottles, very creative!!!

  8. Weddings require so much time and work for a couple hours of enjoyment.. but its worthwhile in the end! Good luck with the rest of your prep - everything looks great so far!

  9. These are some great DIY's! Must keep these in mind :) xo

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  11. Your wedding is going to be awesome! Very creative!!

  12. Your wedding is going to be fabulous Rach! Love that cake and those wine bottles. Thank God for great friends!

  13. That cake is just perfect!


  14. My goodness such an amazing and creating DIY project. Can't hardly wait to see your wedding pics I just know it's going to be FAB.

    <3 Marina

  15. That is a great idea for a DIY and such a chic table marker!

    <3 Cambria

  16. great ideas! the cake is gorgeous! Love DIY stuff!

    Wedding Favor

  17. Lovely ideas for your wedding - really like the wine bottle table numbers! :)

    <3 Shawna
    Serpentine Streets

  18. Wow you did a FABULOUS job with those bottles.

  19. thats so much for all of your comments guys! i really appreciate it!

  20. LOVE the table numbers - such a cute idea~

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