Is your wedding date coming up soon? Not to scare you or anything, but a typical wedding costs upwards of 20,000 to hold. This of course includes booking a location, getting all the props, flowers, dress, party favors, etc. So why don't you do your wallet a favor by crafting ...more
Paper Wedding Bouquets
You will need pliers, scissors, fake flowers, stem wrap tape, and some pretty ribbon! Start by separating all of the flowers. Try and create a set of flowers that look nicely together. Match pretty colors with pretty colors. Make sure it is balanced on all sides and not too mu ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper wedding dress. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper wedding dress. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructio ...more
The video gives tips to participate in a toilet paper wedding dress making contest. It gives the participant tips on how to make a winner's dress. Contestants are asked to begin with some inspiration by looking at previous winner's dresses, going through real dresses or by usi ...more
Who needs to shell out tons of cash for a wedding dress when you can make one out of toilet paper?
Ruth DeHoyos amakes a wonderful bridal bouquet and a corsage for the perfect wedding. Part 1 of 15 - How to Create wedding bouquets. Create wedding bouquets - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Create wedding bouquets - Part 3 of 15. Click thr ...more
Learn how to crash a wedding. If you have a free Saturday, we have a way for you to score free food, free cocktails, free dancing—and maybe even a hook-up. Step 1. Find some couples Find an upcoming wedding by studying the wedding announcements in the paper or—if you’re in t ...more
Weddings are very expensive and one way to say a little is to make or have you maid of honor make the wedding bouquet and the bridesmaids‚Äô bouquets. You need a straight handle bridal bouquet holder and a stand to hold the bouquet holder in place while you work on it. You wil ...more
This versatile paper accordion book can be used as a holiday tree ornament, a personalized card, a wedding favor, a gift, or a photo holder. If you enjoy scrapbooking, card making, or making personalized stationary, you will love this crafts project. Learn how to cut, fold, an ...more
Getting married soon? You can save a lot of money by buying your own flowers for a wedding bouquet. This also lets you personalize your bouquet the way you want it. This tutorial shows you a few ideal flowers for bridal bouquets and how to assemble them into a beautiful and me ...more
You need several materials such as florist wire, floral tape, Styrofoam forms, and glue, to name a few. You must 1st obtain a pattern for the petals and leaves. Then you must cut out each individual petal and leaf. Each petal and leaf requires 2 separate cut outs. The video al ...more
Wedding themes are no rarity, but a SCRABBLE wedding? I never would have guessed, until I came across "10 Ways to Incorporate Scrabble Into Your Wedding" at CasaSugar. Now, I'm one of the biggest SCRABBLE nerds out there, but I could never see myself getting hitched amongst SC ...more
Wedding flowers and floral arrangements play an important part in helping us celebrate one of the major milestones of life. In this video series, learn how to arrange bridal bouquets in several different styles, including the cascade, the pageant bouquet, the standard hand-tie ...more
Look, I like DIY project as much as the next girl but on your wedding day why skimp and DIY when there are honest affordable florists out there. Seriously I did my entire wedding floral arrangements for under $800 and that was a lot of flowers (Bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres ...more
This two part video tutorial teaches you how to make metallic paper poofs which can be used to camouflage the Styrofoam® base of your centerpiece. The poofs, or flowers, also add color and excitement to your finished product. Metallic paper reflects light and comes in deeper t ...more
Lay several layers of tissue paper on top of each other. At least 10 You can use different colors to make a colorful flower or one color to make a flower that is one color. Multiple color flowers are great for 4th of July celebrations (red, white and blue). And single color fl ...more
We'd never turn down a perfectly baked, perfectly crunchy and flaky cookie, but the presentation does in fact add to the whole experience. Give your coworkers - or your kid's classmates - a treat this Valentine's Day by making these cookie bouquets. Take a look to learn how t ...more
Create your own bridal bouquet design with silk wedding flowers. Learn how to make a silk bridal bouquet in this free flower arranging video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make silk bridal bouquets. Make silk bridal bouquets - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on ...more
1. Extend your engagement. A longer planning period means a better chance of getting the best vendors in your price range. Plus, you can typically lock in rates that might increase by the time your wedding date arrives. 2. Imbibe wisely. Many sites offer consumption bars (you ...more
Tis’ the season…for weddings! At the beginning of October, three of my college pals got married on the same day. This meant a ton of planning, parties, and presents for these three lucky ladies. This also meant that there were many a brides maid needing to make sure their brid ...more
Create a beautiful royal icing snowflake to top a cake using this simple how-to from http://www.Wedding-Cakes-For-You.com. To start, draw out a snowflake (she shows you how) on a dry erase board or piece of paper, place wax paper over it and then trace your snowflakes with roy ...more
To make a paper flower mistletoe kissing ball, cut leaf petal shapes out of green paper. Apply glue to white wire berries and attach them in between four paper petals. Wrap the ends of the petals with wire to secure the bouquet. Adjust the leaves as desired. Snip the excess wi ...more
In this how to video, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a wedding bouquet using a silk bouquet arranger. This is a great tool to use for any kind of fake flower arrangement. Watch this tutorial and yu can arrange your bouquets with a silk bouquet arranger in no time.
The video shows us how to create a sweetheart rose wristlet for a wedding. The things needed are wrist band, dragon leaves plumosa and some small spray rose. First apply some glue over some rough paper and then slide the elastic wrist band over the wrist. Then the dragon leaf ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to use a Japanese paper printer called a Print Gocco. This device is used to print beautiful, uniform projects so that you can make many designs, quickly. This is great to use for wedding invitations or programs. This video will show you exactly wha ...more
Florist Jodi Shalgosky takes us through the choices you have when choosing your wedding flowers and shows us some beautiful, but different, bouquets and table arrangements. Watch this wedding how-to video and let Brides Magazine give your more tips and inspiration for your wed ...more
Step by step instructions on how to make unique wedding invitations with decorative brad paper fasteners.
This how-to video demonstrates how to make unique earth-friendly wedding invitations that only look expensive. Learn about chlorine free paper, translucent velum, and how to use natural embellishments for your wedding invitations. Start making your own wedding invitations today.
In this series of expert videos, you’ll learn about different flower arrangements and uses of flowers for your wedding. Our expert will introduce you to the variety of projects that you can incorporate into your wedding. Watch as our expert gives expert tips on choosing the ri ...more
Candy is not just for the kiddies. You’re wedding guests will feel like they’re in Candyland when they are presented with the whimsical wonderment of a candy buffet. You can easily match candy to your wedding’s color scheme and theme. Give your guests sweet dreams after your ...more
Here it is, the first 15 methods courtesy of WonderHowTo, plus 1001 and counting from Stefan Lampert's blog solely dedicated to the subject. Stefan's blog is in German, so English speakers should click on Google Translator in the upper left corner. Oh, and don't forget the cl ...more
You might be familiar with the use of zucchini blossoms in cooking and maybe even know how to make herbal simple syrups. But if you really want to show off as someone who knows how to use flowering plants in food, try adding some flower water to your cooking/baking repertoire. ...more
Trish Horrington shows how to make a wedding bouquet. Trish covers which roses, tools and tips are needed to accomplish the bouquet. Cutting the lengths of the stems as well as breaking off the ivy are covered in this fabulous instructional video. Make a wedding bouquet. Click ...more
Add a personal touch to your wedding by making your own bouquet. Learn how to choose flowers and arrange them into a professional and beautiful wedding bouquet.
TheFlowergod teaches you how to design an exotic bride's bouquet for a wedding. You will first need a stand for the flower bouquet, which you can make out of plastic or wood. Place the longer stem flowers inside so you have a working station. For this bouquet you will be worki ...more
Not to diss real flowers or anything, but while they're pretty and all up front wrapped up in that tight bouquet, after a few days they start to look more dreary and sad than the last Nicolas Sparks movie. Give your amor memorable - and lasting - flowers this Valentine's Day ...more
Make flowers that don't fade and also expresses your love of books! What You'll Need Pages from a book that you don't mind cutting up Button Needle and thread Glue gun Pencil Optional: Tissue or colored paper Safety pin Wooden skewer or chopstick Make Flower Outlines Fin ...more
Looking for a fun, creative gift to give someone for Valentine's day? Then, this is the perfect tutorial for you! In this video, learn how to make chocolate roses that are wrapped in beautiful metallic paper. These roses are quite easy to make, and require no actual chocolate ...more
You can use a small piece of paper to fold this orange origami flower.
With Valentine's Day looming in our midst, it's high time to start thinking about what you'll be cooking up and crafting for your sweetheart. But instead of spending any money on anything, just keep one thing in mind—everybody loves cold hard cash, even as a valentine gift. So ...more
What better way to express to your sweetheart what love is all about than by giving her an origami rose? Origami roses, unlike the real flowers, last forever (as long as you don't sit on them accidentally) and look beautiful when attached to stems and turned into a bouquet. U ...more
Etsy is the place to get all your handmade needs and wants met. Etsy encourages personal connections between sellers and consumers. On Etsy you can connect with the handmade and crafty communities, and learn more about the process of making handmade goods like soaps, candles, ...more
Corned beef and cabbage is rarely eaten in Ireland (or at least America's version of the dish), but on St. Patrick's Day, many Irish Americans and wannabe Irish Americans will head to the bar to eat sloshy, poorly cooked versions of corned beef and cabbage while downing some j ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an orchid wedding corsage. First, take some orchids and combine them together into a small bouquet. Next, take some leaves and place them on the back of the bouquet so they are surrounding the back of the flowers, not overpowering them. N ...more
This is a fun activity that children can do. Parents Magazine and Better TV shows you how kids can make a beautiful Mother's Day Bouquet. You will need paper plates, scissors, paper clips, colored paper and colored pens.
Ah, your mom’s wedding gown. You know – that 1980’s polyester monstrosity with poofy shoulders so large they’d darned near swallow your whole face that’s lurking in your folks’ basement? Yeah, that one. Well, kiddo, she kept that for you to wear on your big day. That’s right. ...more
If the foam calla lily is too advanced for your kids, and the foam violets are too much purple for the eyes, then try out these simple flowers. Make a whole bouquet of them with your kids! They are really simple to make, and only require these materials: * Construction paper ...more
Want to make your own origami flowers? Single stem or a whole bouquet? The design is a bit advanced so practice with the simpler shapes first. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own paper flowers from folded paper. For more informatio ...more
Not sure what to do with that left over streamer paper from a party? Why not save it until Valentine's Day and fashion a bouquet of paper roses out of it? This tutorial will show you how to take that flimsy, colorful party paper and create cute, homemade flowers from it. Foll ...more
Watch this origami video to fold an origami sunflower, complete with paper stem. This is a pretty difficult flower to fold. You will need many pieces of origami paper to complete this sunflower design. Fold several of these impressive origami sunflowers to make a bouquet.
This origami flower is not very difficult to fold. Watch this instructional origami video to fold an intricate flower from one small piece of origami paper. The instructor holds the origami paper in front of a bouquet of pink flowers for inspiration.
Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a cascading calla lily bouquet with this tutorial. This is an elegant bouquet for a wedding or formal event. Watch this how to video and you can create your own cascading calla lily bouquet.
In this tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a vibrant hand-tied gerbera daisy bouquet. This is an adorable, cheerful flower bouquet for a wedding or formal event. Watch this how to video and you can make a hand tied gerbera daisy bouquet in no time.
Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a gorgeous cascading bouquet with this tutorial. This is a great bouquet for a wedding or other formal event. Watch this how to video and you will be able to create this beautiful cascading flower bouquet in no time.
Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make an arm bouquet using calla lilies with this tutorial. This beautiful flower arrangement are great for a wedding or formal arrangement. Watch this how to video and you can create a calla lily arm bouquet at home.
In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a fresh flower bouquet using a tussy mussy bouquet holder. This is a great bouquet holder that is more comfortable to carry through out a wedding. Watch this how to video and you can create a bea ...more
The Flowergod designs an exotic bride's bouquet for a wedding or luau. The bouquet includes orange Gerbera daisies, orange roses and spray roses, cymbidium orchids, and tropical foliages. Make an exotic bride's bouquet. Click through to watch this video on theflowergod.com
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper flower using napkins. First, roll the paper over to one side and then start to roll it up with the other side as well. As you do this, the napkin will start to roll into the shape of a rose. When finished, you will pull out the ed ...more
In this video we learn how to make a paper rose from newspaper. First, fold a red piece of paper into a small triangle. After this, fold it into quarters on both the right and left side. After this, you will have a slight flower shape. Take a pair of scissors and cut diagonall ...more