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There’s a reason eucalyptus has shot to the top of wedding decor trends in recent years.  The silvery grey-green hue of a eucalyptus leaf provides the ideal accompaniment to any number of colour schemes.  Think of eucalyptus paired with an industrial theme – pops of copper and a mix of greens, or included in a

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If you’re looking to add as many DIY touches to your wedding as possible, look no further than this flower petal bundle-dyed fabric tutorial! Once you’ve dyed your gorgeous masterpiece, you can use it in ribbons to bind bouquets, to tie together stunning invitations or to wrap gifts. If you use silk as your base fabric,

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Here at Polka Dot Made, we love any DIY project that is one of three things: simple, budget conscious and beautiful!This tutorial for a Gold Glitter Dipped Feather Garland is all three. These sparkly and chic golden glitter feathers are an easy and economical way to add a little glam to your big day. Imagine

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Our framed flower hanging jars tutorial is such a simple way to beautify any room! If you’re looking to decorate your wedding or bridal shower, this is an easy way to add blooms around the space, not simply on table tops. Although this frame is hung on a wall, it also works beautifully when simply

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If you’re looking for a gorgeous gift for your bridesmaids that is quick and easy to create, look no further! This easy no-sew clutch only requires the bare minimum of materials and is super fun to make! A gorgeous gift that can be filled with some luxurious treats, this is a handmade present that will be

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Olive branches are a thing of simple beauty. Their smooth deep green leaves with contrasting silvery grey undertones provide a serene colour palate for a wedding – especially when paired with a soft peach or rose gold.This DIY olive branch wreath tutorial is a brilliant way of easily and economically incorporating greenery into your big day.

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A wedding can be a great experience for a child – soft drink and dancing and most likely lots of family and friends that they know – all together in the one place. But, it’s also a long day – and during speeches and all the not-so-exciting (for a kid) parts of a wedding, it’s a good

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When it comes to creating a beautiful centrepiece, simple is often best! You can create a stunning impact by grouping together clusters of candles and simple foliage – or you could mix the two. Try wrapping your candles for a fragrant and floral creation that will have your guests complimenting you on your talent! Arrange

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As you know, we love a wedding DIY that’s simple, affordable and memorable. Our tutorial for ‘His and Her Favourite Sweet Favours’ ticks all those boxes.  It’s personal, allowing a little insight to the bride and groom. It’s cute (as things in packets tend to be!), it won’t break the bank with only a few materials required, and

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These mini geometric triangle pinatas add so much fun and colour to any wedding celebration, and are so much fun to create! They make the perfect table setting and can be filled with any extra treats you’d like to give to your guests. You could also craft the pinatas ‘en-masse’ for a stunning display (reception

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The thing I love most about wedding DIYs is that the very process of creating allows you to inject a little of your personality into the details; this can make for a wedding day that is truly ‘you’ and something that your guests will appreciate.When creating these watercolour seating cards, I really wanted a feminine, whimsical way to

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If you’re looking for a simple way to personalise gifts for your guests, look no further! It’s a lot of fun to think of creative and thoughtful gift ideas for your bridesmaids or guests at your bridal shower, just don’t forget the wrapping!If you’d like to make these on a larger scale (for example, your

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Hanging floral arrangements are appearing at weddings and bridal showers everywhere. I have come across countless events with beautiful bright flowers or greenery in varying arrangements hanging from ceilings, high on walls and even trees. And I can understand why.Extending your decorating to above ground level, opens up a whole new opportunity to add colour

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It is my professional opinion that no event can be adversely affected by the presence of a floral garland! I love them, in every shape and size, in every colour, and using every different type of bloom. You really can’t go wrong decorating walls, tables, beams or furniture with flowers, and luckily for us, it

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