Make your wedding day even more special with handcrafted accessories and personal touches that guests will remember long after they've thrown the last handful of rice. More than fifty handcrafted projects are presented here, from stationery and invitations to accessories for the bridal party, table decorations and floral arrangements to favor bags no one will want to leave behind. The projects are divided into three main themes: Country Lanes, which bring the freshness and sunlight of the outdoors in; Color Brights, an explosion of festive hues that will add pizzazz to any event; and Vintage Whites, a cool and classic look that harkens back to times gone by. Hundreds of color photographs show the finished items, but you may wish to use the ideas included here as a jumping off point, because each and every project can be easily customized to make your wedding day unique.
When my daughter was preparing for her wedding last year, our crafty family was determined to do as much as possible with our own hands. This inspiring book helped us achieve that goal. The book includes three "stories": Country Lanes, Color Brights, and Antique Whites. Each has associated stationery, decorations, flowers, candles, favors, gifts, photography, and accessories. There are instructions for many of the projects, and all can be accomplished within reasonable time … more