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DIY Bride Kit

9th May 2012

Your wedding day will be one of the longest days of your life. Don't get me wrong, it will go by so fast you will wonder how it's suddenly all over, but it will actually be long in terms of the need to be appear "together" for so many hours in a row! I'm not talking about together with your husband, it's a given you will be stuck together like glue, you little cuties. What I'm referring to is your own lovely self. It's your day to shine and no bad breath, busted button, fading lippie or fallen curl is…

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DIY Paper Flower Cones

11th March 2012

If you're anything like me, you've started your Monday with all manner of promises to yourself for the week. For me that means healthy eating, packing my son's lunches the night before school, instead of the morning of, which invariably leads to us running late. There are sometimes promises of mid-week facials and redoing my shellac nails before they start to flake, instead of two days after they do and I've already had myself a peeling party. There are keeping tidy promises, more exercise promises, (blog posts out on time promises…), and all of them I try my best to…

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DIY Pearl and Crystal Bouquet

16th February 2012

Gah! The cuteness astounds. This brilliant DIY bouquet  and the buttonhole for your groom are going to be a little bit fiddly at first, I'll be honest, but once you get the hang of the basics, you will fly through it. The completed project will reveal a unique bouquet, which you can keep in perfect nick forever!  Pearls and crystals are always a little bit Vintage Glam, which obviously we love here at The Bride's Tree. Its romantic feel will have you feeling like a beautiful bride the moment you pick it up on the day of your Sunshine Coast…

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DIY Wedding Cake Stand For Under $5

5th February 2012

If you're planning to do some DIY for your Sunshine Coast wedding, you will have to give this simple cake stand a try. It will cost you next to nothing if you go to your local op shop for supplies, and it gives you the opportunity to tie in any colour scheme you have in mind for your wedding day decorations. Step 1. Get together your supplies. Here's what you will need: A plate.  We found this cute vintage plate at our local op shop for 50 cents! Spray paint in your chosen colour.  Super glue An old wine glass…

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DIY Glass Jar Typography

21st January 2012

  Jars in wedding styling is certainly on trend at the moment. But how to make your use of jars different? Do-it-yourself personalised typography, that's how. Once again, Jordan from Oh Happy Day is here to help with a great idea for your bombonnieres that your guests will absolutely adore.  These sweet jars could be filled with anything from sweets to flowers, and they are an incredibly cheap way to add a special little detail to your wedding styling. Save the jars yourself, buy permanent marker from the shops and you're good to go.  Oh, you better check out Jordan's…

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DIY Watercolour Wedding Confetti

27th December 2011

Following on from yesterday's Red Wedding Inspiration, today we bring you a really easy and fun red confetti DIY as another way to infuse the colour into your wedding styling. Actually, you can do it with any colour!  Some people are so clever, it just makes me sick. Jordan from Oh Happy Day is one of those people. As it is she who has devised this simple way of making plain old boring white confetti into delightful watercoloured itty bitty pieces of goodness to brighten up any old wedding aisle.  Sunshine Coast weddings will be revolutionised with this step-by-step guide,…

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