Five Easy DIY Projects You Do with String, Ribbon and Paper!

I am a craft and art supply hoarder. I can’t help it. I have two entire closets and two bins in the basement of items that I think I will need someday. Because what happens when I need something and don’t have it? I kick myself for not having bought it off the clearance rack. One of the things that you can never have enough of is various strings, ribbons and yarn types. See five great examples of what you can do inexpensively with string!

ombreweddingchairVarious grosgrain and satin string tied around a simple chair achieve a fabulous ombre effect via Wedding Ch

267763Wide, varied and fanciful ribbon make a grandiose backdrop via Style Me Pretty

73563A rainbow of colored ribbons and tissue poms make a real statement against nature via Wed Over Heels

big-fringe-garlandsCut your own crepe paper sheets for fringy fun via Oh Happy Day

mwd106482_win11_bowondress1_xlWho says a corsage has to be floral? Tie on a velvet ribbon corsage via Martha Stewart Weddings


Over the Top *Texture* Wedding Details

There’s so much paper and flat design at a wedding, or any part for that matter. Why not give your guests unexpected eye candy with a few textural elements? Here are a few pretty inspirations.

SONY DSCMulticolored floral covered cake by Krishanthi London

vintage-garden-peach-wedding-ideasTextural decorations made from doilies via Vintage Garden Peach Wedding

6a01156ed03c2b970c0120a61628dd970b-500wiSpiny and thistle via a creative mint

j-mendel-look-7__detailLayers of floral via J. Mendel

balloons blown up to different sizes and just taped to the wallAdd visual interest with a backdrop of transparent pops of color via Honey + Fitz

pleated veil | reem acraReem Acra lace and lines via Once Wed