DIY: Papier-m

2nd March 2015

This is a wedding decoration DIY anyone can do. It can be done in any colour theme for any occasion – bridal shower, engagment party, even your wedding! I can see this making a splendid addition to a photo booth backdrop, or even strung along the bridal table.  The very clever Jordan over at Oh Happy Day! is responsible for this papier-mâché lit garland DIY. It’s perfect for a crafternoon with your bridesmaids. Take a peek at the full DIY instructions, you won’t believe how simple this one is. 

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DIY Just Married Garland

6th November 2014

  There is one part of your wedding that does not need to be fancy-pants. No matter whether you’re having a farm picnic wedding with cowgirl boots and hay bales and a pig on the spit, or a formal sit down dinner in a fine dining restaurant, your Just Married sign is destined for simplicity. Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it and make it super cute! We love this DIY that brings a bit of old school charm and a time honoured tradition back to life. Everybody loves a Just Married garland with stringed cans hanging…

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DIY: Surprise Love Note

2nd September 2014

On your Sunshine Coast wedding day morning, wouldn’t it be lovely to surprise your beloved with a love note? Of course, a beautifully hand-written letter or poem would be beautiful. However, if all your best material is tied up in your personalised vows, or you just want to make a bit more of a statement, why not keep it short and simple… and big?  Street art, or driveway art, even wall art can be achieved quite simply, inexpensively and perfectly temporarily and most importantly – legally. For the images you see below are not featuring spray paint, but spray chalk!…

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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 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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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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Hi, I’m Sally, Founder and Editor of The Bride’s Tree. Over the past 13 years I’ve written thousands of articles about all things wedding from tips and trends to etiquette and ideas. On this blog I bring you the best of Sunshine Coast and Brisbane weddings.