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DIY Wedding Trends


May 20, 2015
By PRN NewsWire

MISSION, Kan., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — (Family Features) Pinboards are buzzing with endless inspiration, bringing clever and colorful projects to life. For brides to be, the hottest looks in wedding decor can be yours with just a bit of creativity.

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The evolution of touch is underway, with fabrics and embellishments featuring texture and intrigue becoming huge hits this bridal season. Take materials such as burlap, chalkboard finishes, monogram letters and mason jars to the next level by mixing and matching with the season’s colors.

Picture your big day with pretty petals adorned in lace offset by rustic trimmings. This understated yet feminine look can be yours with these trending projects from the crafting experts at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. Take these ideas and gather your girlfriends for a pre-wedding craft session. You’ll love unleashing your creativity as well as the extra bonding time with the girls, all in preparation for the big event.

For more ways to add trending touches to your wedding, visit www.joann.com.

Burlap Cone Floral HangerCrafting time: 1-2 hoursSkill level: No experience necessary

Supplies and Tools:Cutting utensilsThin wire Wire or boutonniere pinsPanacea burlap garland2 Styrofoam brand foam conesGlue gun Glue sticksRibbon of choiceHydrangeas: 1 green and peach, 2 peach and cream Green mini bundle

1. Cut wire into hairpin shaped pieces or use boutonniere pins. 2. Cut 1 yard of burlap per cone. Fold burlap in half and wrap cone from bottom to top. Pin burlap to cone. Not all of it will be covered. Run glue along seam; press to secure. 3. Attach ribbon to create hanger. Glue in place. 4. Trim hydrangea short. Glue to top of cone. Trim several clusters from hydrangea. Glue to cover exposed foam, creating a dripping ice cream affect. 5. Trim half of mini bundle and glue in center. 6. Trim blossoms of green hydrangea. Glue to both cones.

Note: Refer to photo often for placement of items.

Burlap and Lace Wrapped Floral CenterpieceCrafting time: 1-2 hoursSkill level: Some experience necessary

Supplies and Tools:Cutting utensilsPink roses stem White Queen Ann Lace stemWhite hydrangea bushLight blue small bushPink small bushTeal small bushTeal tall bushCream wisteria garlandPanacea cloth-covered wireGlue gunGlue sticksDavid Tutera burlap ribbonMason jarDavid Tutera lace ribbonPanacea crystal clear resin

1. Trim stems, removing lower foliage. 2. Form a hand-tied bouquet. 3. Tie off with wire. 4. Dribble glue around wire to secure. Let dry. 5. Wrap burlap ribbon around Mason jar, overlapping 1 inch. Glue seam. 6. Wrap lace around jar and tie in knot. 7. Pour resin in jar. Follow package instructions. 8. Insert bouquet. Allow to dry.

Note: Refer to photo often for placement of items.

Vickie Roccovrocco@familyfeatures.com1-888-824-3337http://editors.familyfeatures.com

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