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Wedding DIY: Floral Tablecloth

26th August 2014

Ooh, we just love this pretty DIY, that could work for a wedding, engagement party or even a bridal shower. A painted floral tablecloth works for any kind of occasion, really!  The just too clever Jordan over at our fave party and lifestyle blog, Oh Happy Day! has come up with yet another awesome offering for the DIY bride. Head on over to her website for the full DIY instructions, including exactly which colours and ratios to mix together to come up with your own perfect hues. Love! 

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DIY: May Pole

5th June 2014

One of my favourite parts of the Little Women movie with Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst and Claire Danes, circa 1994 (can anybody say perfect cast?!), is at Meg and Mr. Brooke’s wedding, where they all dance around the Maypole. //// Idealistic, daydreaming 11-year-old me had never seen such a thing before when it first came out, but oh it looked so dreamy! Such ladies they all were – it looked like my kind of pasttime.  My little sister, Jessica, would have ruined it of course, by running around it too fast, laughing too loud, and then pulling the…

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DIY Kawana Beach Wedding

3rd April 2014

Lovely Sunshine Coast bride, Megan, planned a beautiful vintage beach-themed wedding on a budget. With a little help from family and friends, her DIY efforts started with the invitations, continued with putting together bombonieres and even went so far as arranging the flowers and hair styling.  //// The pair were married at Kawana beach under a bamboo canopy the bride and her father constructed together, and then held their modestly catered reception in their church hall. As a very sweet touch, the couple surprised the bride’s father, a long-time Kombi van enthusiast with a super rad mode of transportation from Deluxe…

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DIY: Wish Bone Wedding

28th November 2013

In finding this fun little DIY, I recalled the time my mother diligently collected actual wish bones in the months leading up to my cousin’s wedding. That’s a lot of cooked chook and coleslaw family dinners, my friends! //// It was also a lot of discipline between us kids, because we all usually fought for the privilege of being on one end of the pull-apart with a chance to win that wish. Hey, it was the early 90’s, we didn’t have an iPod Touch to amuse ourselves!  So the plan for these wish bones was to have them cleaned up,…

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Cute Bridal Shower DIY – Floral Party Hats!

13th November 2013

These are the cutest thing since sliced white bread made in a Disney’s Thumper-shaped tin, then wrapped in pink edible foil, and painted with a sweet twinkle in his little bunny eye. That’s a thing, right? No? Should be, just sayin’.  //// So, as I was saying, these cutie patootie party hats are super simple to make, and would be perfect for amping up the festivities at your Bridal Shower or Hen’s Night! Forget the penis straws and tacky fuschia veils, get your crepe paper on! You and your bridesmaids could knock a few up for all of your guests,…

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DIY Giant Flower Photobooth Backdrop

24th July 2013

We would love to see this funky wedding DIY idea from Oh Happy Day at some Sunshine Coast weddings. It’s a 3D giant flower backdrop for your wedding day photo booth that screams celebration! These could be construted in all kinds of colour combinations to suit your wedding theme and colour scheme.  It’s a super cheap way to decorate your wedding, as all you need is a bit of butcher’s paper, crepe paper, wire and creativity. Actually, the creativity part has even been done for you already by the clever crew over at Oh Happy Day, You can find the…

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DIY a Fabulous Photo Booth

4th April 2013

You probably remember our gorgeous and clever bride, Taryn, whose amazing vintage DIY wedding we blogged a few weeks back. Well, she also happened to put together her own photo booth props, and the results were hilarious! Taryn, her husband, Ben, and their family and friends sure know how to have a good time!  It will be actually quite simple and cheap to DIY your own photo booth props for your Sunshine Coast wedding. Here’s how Taryn went about it.  Taryn first tackled her old dress up box, found stashed at her Mum and Dad’s, then hounded her brothers and…

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Hen’s Night DIY: Flower Party Blowers

21st November 2012

I'm always looking for an alternative to a penis straw. Aren't you? No, I'm not really, but that sentence was just too irresistable not to open with! Having said that, this DIY is a fantastic alternative to what has become the customary penis straw for a Hen's Night. Sunshine Coast brides, if the male appendage theme is just not your cup of tea, but you still like to get your celebrate on and party, well these may just be for you.  Oh Happy Day! have once again come up with a clever and pretty paper DIY you will just adore…

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DIY Vellum Cake Flowers

17th October 2012

Yesterday we shared with you a quirky hen's tea party, and today we are sharing with you the perfect little decorations for atop your quirky tea party cake. These are a gorgeous DIY job brought to us from Oh Happy Day! They are vellum printed flowers you can arrange in your own way to pretty up even the plainest of cakes. The full instructions can be found here, including a link to the copyright-free printable flowers, making this our simplest DIY yet. And oh so pretty! Perfect for your own Montville Lake Terrace hen's tea party.     

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DIY Bride and Groom Glitter Wire Signs

31st May 2012

Are you positively revelling in your newly found status as an engaged woman? Are you delighting daily in dreaming of your big day? Are you relishing every delicious moment of considering and planning and making bridal decisions? Well, so you should! This time is not going to last forever, so make the most of it! This is one time in your life where you can completely indulge in the little details to make one perfect day that's completely beautiful and totally you. And of course, as they say it's the journey, not the destination… well, okay, in this particular instance,…

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