Articles by Alicia Parsons (Akimbo)

I’m excited to share with you another DIY project from our wedding!I had bought jewellery and headbands for my bridesmaids and wanted a nice way to present their gifts the night before the wedding. I decided to make some jewellery boxes so that the wrapping was actually part of the gift. Remember how I lined the invitation envelopes with vintage book […]

Who’s up for some delicious DIY? I recently helped throw a ‘let them eat cake’ surprise birthday party, but the theme would work just as well for a wedding, engagement party or bridal shower. I made the cake stands, garland and food labels as well as most of the food. Let’s see how: CAKE STANDSYou […]

If you love the look of hand-addressed envelopes but can’t squeeze the cost of professional calligraphy into your wedding budget, then this technique could be the answer for you.You will need: envelopes paint pen (Decocolour) Instructions:1. Select a suitable font to coordinate with the invitations. One with a handwriting or script style will work best for this technique.2. Print […]