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If your bridesmaids love a luxurious soak in the tub, why not consider making them some sweet smelling bath salts? It’s super quick and easy, and you can personalise the fragrance if you know what they love. Wrapping can be great fun too! If your wedding theme is earthy and woodsy, pop the salts into

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Walking back down the aisle together, your first journey as husband and wife, is a moment that should not be lost. The tradition of throwing confetti began in Italy, where guests would throw grain, rice or flowers to bestow fertility and prosperity. Aside from these good wishes, the process of tossing confetti makes the moment

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 Peanut Brittle is one of those treats that manages to capture the perfect mix of sweet and salty. The sort of treat that will have you finishing a bag without realising it.  And the best thing is that it is incredibly economical to produce en masse, and easy to create in large batches.  Which, when

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Baking for your own event may seem overwhelming, but a love of cake and handmade treats shouldn’t hold you back if you have a simple yet effective way of decorating. Enter these simple tree cake toppers! A quick and easy way to make your next towering cake look even more spectacular!Play around with different shapes

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Gone are the days where a miniature statue of a stock-standard bride and groom grace the top of a wedding cake.  Now, the top of your wedding cake presents an opportunity to further reveal who you are as a couple and what this day means to the two of you.  Let’s say, a bunch of

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Isn’t this a glorious time of year? The the sun is out, weather is warming and flowers are blooming. This lavender shortbread recipe is a celebration of Spring. It is a simple recipe with only five ingredients and only a handful of steps.  It creates sweet circle biscuits that are buttery and crumbly and paired

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There is something lovely about loads of lush foliage. This magnolia foliage, heart wreath tutorial will have you whipping up event decor to please even the biggest botanics fan! You can tailor this wreath to suit any theme by using different greenery, adding blooms, keeping things simple or by going as opulent as you please!If you’re

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A wedding is celebration of love with you, your partner and all of your nearest and dearest.  With champagne and music and dancing – it is like the best party you’ll ever host!  Enter: the Wedding Piñata.  The perfect addition to any great party – communal, inclusive and loads of fun. Plus, it looks fantastic!

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Flower garlands come in all shapes and sizes, and this easy scented flower garland tutorial will give you some tricks to impress your guests! It’s no secret that I love an event filled with blooms, and this garland allows you to literally hang them from every corner!I’ve used a selection of scented flowers and herbs

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When it comes to your wedding day, it’s all about the details. And it has to be said that a personal touch is always well received, especially as your wedding is the first official occasion where you are making a statement about your and your partner’s style. What we love about this tutorial is that it

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Rainy Sunday String Ball Vases

The faithful flower jar has seen it’s fair share of use at weddings these days. There are many ways to dress them up and make them more decorative, but at Rainy Sunday we wanted to come up with something with little bit more impact. Here’s a budget friendly idea that delivers on the wow factor.

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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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