Saturday, January 28, 2012

My Pinterest Addiction & Wedding Ideas

I'm going to guess that nearly everyone who reads this blog is addicted to pinterest like I have been for the last two months. When I found out about this website, I almost died because it was such an easy way for me to gather ideas for the wedding. But not just for the wedding, for the house, cooking, fashion, helping me pick out the new dog I want when Andrew decides its a good idea, gardening, workout tips - I mean, you name it and I'll probably 'pin it.'

I've been searching for ways to make this wedding more cost effective and how I can do a lot of things myself since we are on a tight budget. Here are a few of my favorite ideas via Pinterest!

I love the idea of doing the broach bouquet, but I'm not sure how its going to be since I don't have that many broaches. Maybe I can mix some in with the flowers, we'll see how this one turns out!

We are for sure using jars for the table decor since everyone in Andrew's family has them coming out of their ears. We will have a few with flowers in them and then others with candles. I think wrapping the jars in lace will be a nice touch!

This is my general idea for the table decor, something simple so that people can still see one another from across the table. After talking with Andrew's mom on the phone the other night, we've decided to grow the flowers that we're going to use for the reception and bouquets! She is an amazing green thumb and it will save us tons of money!
Then I found this picture of these amazing burlap roses and wondered if this would be a good idea for some of the tables as well. Maybe I won't have time to craft a bunch of these, I have no idea how hard that would be to do either!
Since we're doing cupcakes and a cookie table for the wedding I think giving people a box to take cookies or dessert home is a nice idea for a favor. I'm going to start looking for boxes I can buy in bulk online.

And something funny for you - this is the cake topper that I'm ordering! Its perfect for me and my hunny!

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I love all of that! I guess being able to grow your own flowers would be a huge benefit of planning that far in advance. Also, I love that box idea for favors (and "Thank You" would be so easy to stamp inside). Let me know if you need some extra hands. I can always put stuff together and ship it to you!