Friday, July 31, 2009

Cutest RSVP Idea Ever!

If you have a minute you *must* drop on by Portland couple Automne & Graham's wedding blog, Our Punk Rock Wedding, at -- these guys are so adorable and original and here just one reason why: they did "Draw A Portrait of Yourself" RSVP's...brilliant! It doesn't hurt to have funny & creative friends, right? Anyway, the results are priceless. Here's just a tease:

Be sure to read the story of how they got together, here:
Love it!

Pretty Porcelain & The Rose Bowl Flea Market

Today's post was inspired by this gorgeous photo (via NIN's Flickr photostream) of several porcelain pitchers and bowls she picked up at a local garage sale to be used as centerpieces for her wedding. How many times have you been to a flea market or garage sale and seen tons of mismatched porcelain tea sets, pottery and china and thought..."Hmmm...pretty, but what would I do without a whole set?" And therein lies the charm. The fact that they are all different, yet somehow there's a beautiful harmony that makes each piece look like it belongs. And the bonus? Usually you can score some really fantastic deals, and we all know...nothing's better than when you score such a great deal you feel like you stole it :)

How inspiring is this? You can create porcelain pitcher centerpieces for your wedding, a bridal shower, a baby shower, a birthday...anytime! Just fill them will beautiful blooms and *viola!* ~ instant elegance.

pretty pitcher
This pretty pitcher (above) was purchased at a garage sale for $2.99...

More loveliness...

So simple, so cheerful...

We can't wait to hit a few garage sales or maybe the Pasadena Rose Bowl Flea Market ~ a fantastic place to find tons of this kind of stuff. Can't wait? Here's the schedule for the next few:

August 9, 2009
September 13, 2009
October 11, 2009
November 8, 2009

Happy Bargain Hunting!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Get Schooled by Creature Comforts!

If you're looking for some champagne taste/beer budget-style favor/gift ideas, look no further! Creature Comforts offers some really wonderful D.I.Y. tutorials that are so delightfully do-able, it'll surprise even the least craft-astically inclined! Check out one of our faves for paper-wrapped soaps here:

They even give the option to download printable labels! Visit their Freebies & Tutorials section often!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Sweet Stop Motion Save-the-Date Video!

Save the Date_9/26/09 from Jason Harmon on Vimeo.

Inspired Wedding Palette: Lilac + Aqua + Emerald

So cool, it's hot, hot, HOT!!! We came across this gorgeous pallette via Coco & Kelley ~ a truly stylish blog on everything from interior design to fashion and everything in between. Pay them a visit at

{Printable} Parties By Hardie on Etsy!

We LOVE this idea! Parties By Hardie has created a fantastic concept - "printable" parties! Everything you need to throw a playful, colorful, fun themed kid's party all in one PDF file ~ just print and cut! To get the idea, here's what the Ladybug Printable Party kit contains:

party hats
favor bag toppers (two styles/sizes)
place cards/food label cards
square tags/labels
fill-in invitations
thank you cards
flower shaped thank you cards
tags (1.7 “, 3”, 5”)
favor box
"The party's here" signs
crown (3 styles)
triangle birthday banner
flower birthday banner
mini patterned paper banner
patterned papers

To see more photos of everything in this kit and what you can make with it, see PBH's party blog:
SO Cute! Perfect for all of us time-crunched folks who are thoughful, but overscheduled :)

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