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DIY Celebrations

A great way to bring a group of girls together is with a bridal shower afternoon tea. These don’t have to be big productions … all you need is a venue and some willing participants.For one that we organised recently, we asked the girls to either make something for the bride, or to bake something

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Have we got any bridesmaids lurking on Polka Dot Bride? I thought so. This one’s for you.Today’s post is a step-by-step guide to throwing a gorgeous cocktail-themed hen’s night for your bestie. This is a hen’s party with class though, no male genital shaped straws here.The invitationsIt’s a special occasion so forget the Facebook invitation

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I made these for my wedding this past August in Brooklyn, NY. These include over 160 hand-made cloth books which were mailed in boxes as invitations, a retro save-the-date postcard featuring self-timed photographs, surprise tissue programs, a hand painted ketubah, and more. I designed each piece myself and assembled everything with the help of my

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride 14th April 2009Lovely Polka Dot Bride reader Jaime shared the first DIY stationery project her and her fiance Ben have ever done together- their magnet save the dates!Jaime shared with me the thoughts and process behind the photos of their creations!“The decision to DIY our wedding stationery came naturally

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride July 21, 2008Dandi is a gorgeous Sydney based company that create really gorgeous fabrics – a lot of them inspired by nature.These are turned into stylish homewares including vintage 50s style aprons, tablecloths, tote bags, napkins and even oven mitts. Even their new bamboo crockery is stylish and environmentally

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