Beautiful Branch Necklace Organizer DIY

I have never been able to find a good way to store my necklaces.

I have a hanging slot in my armoire, but most of the necklaces I have are either too long or have too big of pendants to store without getting all tangled up. But then a big old branch broke off the tree in the back yard, and I had an idea.

DIY Branch Necklace Organizer

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Wedding DIY Failure | The Glory (Doily) Lamp Debacle

Craft and DIY blogs make all of the projects you see look so easy and perfect.

But we all know not every project is really so easy peasy. In fact, some of them are outright disasters. But you never get to see those do you? Until today.

Dos Family Doily Lamp

The giant doily lamp that has been all over Pinterest for some time is one of the most stunningly gorgeous DIYs I have seen in awhile, and we knew we had to have it for my leetle seester’s rainbow wedding. Yeah, easier said than done, as many on the interwebs have mentioned, and we found the hard way. But at least it was with two of my favorite people in the whole wide world.

Even though the wedding came and went sans-doily lamp, we are still going to make one of these mofos at some point. Because now it’s personal. So here’s how everything went so very wrong, and how you can fix it.

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Budget DIY Rainbow Prairie Wedding Printed Materials

The printed materials for a wedding can be expensive.

Save the dates, invitations, reply cards, programs, escort cards – they can eat up a sizable chunk of your budget. But they don’t have to!

For my leetle seester’s wedding, they had a relatively small budget. They also had a sister (me) with Creative Memories Storybook Creator, a quick mouse hand, and a bit of an obsessive nature.

Escort Cards

This was my escort card. Most people took theirs home with them.

For an 180-guest wedding, we made all of the printed materials you see in this post for less than $300. Let me show you how we did it!

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Rainbow Prairie Wedding Invitations with Storybook Creator

What do you do when your wedding is already creeping over budget, and you haven’t even sent out the invitations yet?

If you have StoryBook Creator from Creative Memories, you’re all set.

Rainbow Prairie Wedding Invitations

Wedding Invitation Front Side

We have talked all about my little sister’s upcoming rainbow wedding, and hoo boy is is getting close. It is now less than two months away! We both realized last week that it was high time to get those invites in the mail.

Ours arrived yesterday (they sprung for rush shipping from VistaPrint), and they look beautiful! Today she gave me the thumbs up to share them with you. I have changed a few pertinent details, but now I give you…the Rustic Vintage Rainbow Prairie wedding invitations.

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DIY Stay-On Mustache | Just Like Daddy

Mustache crafts are all the rage lately.

But where’s the fun in holding a mustache on a straw up to your face all day?

This is a mustache you can wear, inspired by one of Baby Bear’s favorite movies, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.

DIY Stay-On Mustache

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