Monday, March 26, 2012

Vintage Brooch Bouquets

These vintage brooches make me crazy. I have a love for pretty things and I think these are so fun and pretty.

photo credit

When you get married about all you have left from the big day to remember it by is your photos. You can change that! How about adding something a little different? Consider a Vintage Brooch Bouquets, Why? Here are a few reasons:

Vintage Brooch Bridal Bouquet - CUSTOM Made to Order - Large
 A Brooch Bouquet will last you long after your wedding day  

Brooch and Fabric Bouquet - Made to Order Large Bouquet
This Bride added a Photo of her deceased mother so her mother could walk the isle with her.

This grooms mother collected brooches from Great Grandma, Grandma, Brides Mother and Sisters.
Top This Wedding with Elyse Hall Photography 
vintage brooch bouquet
This bride made her bouquet from her grandmother’s jewelry, photos by Flutter Glass . 
Vintage Brooch Bridal Bouquet - CUSTOM Made to Order Extra LARGE
This bride asked all of her guest to bring a brooch to the bridal shower for her Bouquet. 
 It might be fun to pass the brooches on as gifts to mothers, grandmothers, sisters, bridesmaids or save your Brooch Bouquet for your own daughters wedding Day! 

Carry the Brooch theme through out your whole wedding by using brooches to accent: 

Make a DIY Brooch Necklace
Use them on the cake

Make brooches part of your table decorations.

On a budget try Making your own Brooches
Wear a brooch in your hair

Brooch and Fabric Bouquet - Made to Order Large Bouquet
Brooch Bouquet
Vintage Brooch Bridal Bouquet - CUSTOM Made to Order-SMALL
There are so many great Brooch Bouquet Designers check them all out on Etsy  

 Are you thinking of carrying a brooch bouquet for your wedding? It definitely is unique and you really can keep your wedding day with you forever!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The Mason Jar Project


Canning our own fruits and vegetable was just a way of life when I was a small girl, this is what I remember my mom using a Mason jar for. Learn more about canning your own food at

Well Mason jars are not just for canning anymore! This last year they have really made a comeback (again), so dig out your moms old jars and have some fun with them.

created at: 04/20/2011
Vase-in-a-shelf from theUncommonGreen - Buy one here or check out the DIY instructions on Flickr. 

created at: 04/20/2011
Hand-drawn jars by Abbey Hendrickson of Aesthetic Outburst - buy them here! 

created at: 04/20/2011
DIY candy-colored vases from mason jars by the clever girls at 100 Layer Cake. 
Photo: 100 Layer Cake

created at: 04/20/2011

DIY blue / faux-vintage mason jars (or create any color you'd like - see pendant lights below). Tutorial on Tatertots & Jello! 
Photo: Celeste at My Greenbrae Cottage 

created at: 04/20/2011

created at: 04/20/2011
Colorful pendant lights - color them yourself here then learn how to tun them into lights  video tutorial from MegRuth 
created at: 04/20/2011
Gift idea from According to Kelly: a cupcake in a jar!  Learn how here. 

created at: 04/20/2011
Pie to go,ideas and how-to on Hostess With The Mostess. 
created at: 04/20/2011
Hand-embroidered soup in a jar may be the ultimate get-well-soon gift!  Check out the how-to on Make and Takes. 
created at: 04/20/2011
Try a die cut lid that acts as a straw holder!  Buy the lids from Candle Soylutions (or make your own).  Idea

created at: 04/20/2011
How about a terrarium or an herb garden!  Terrariums pictured sold byDoodle Birdie.  For a tutorial on how to create your own herb garden, check outBetter Homes and Gardens. 
Photo: Left - Doodle Birdie / Right - Better Homes and Gardens

Don't forget how cute they can be as part of your table centerpieces at a wedding or other event.
dollies and mason jars
Dollies and lace

I love this pin cushion from Andy Rubio. 

 Do you have a Mason Jar Project of your own? One that might inspire others? Post a link in the comments and lets us take a look.

If you enjoyed this post, I hope you'll become a follower of my blog and a fan on FB.  
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...