Happy Valentine’s Day!
What a great way to conclude my Red Lace Outfit Series since it is also a perfect outfit for Valentines Day:)
I had put together an inspiration board to help give me direction on the earrings I was looking for. These were all inspired by the Dolce&Gabbana Fall 2013 Fashion Show.
I knew I wanted something gold, big (proportional to me), sparkly, and a touch of pearls. I had gone to at least 5 different shops and did not find earrings that “felt” right. So guess what I decided to do? DIY them! I hope you enjoy the process:)
I purchased 3 separate earrings that would bring all the elements together. They were all gold. One had the size, the second had pearls, and the last had that touch of sparkle. I was really happy with the result and got to wear it with my Wedding Guest outfit.
Did you ever have to create an accessory to match your outfit? Feel free to share your experience. Thank you for visiting and I hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!
I have been wanting to #sew a tuxedo inspired dress for awhile now. Because of @Carikim, I was able to bring my imagination to life. I want to thank Cari for sponsoring this project. If you ever want couture sewing inspiration, I encourage you to visit @carikim Instagram’s page. My muslin mock ups are usually a mess but I love visiting her IG especially for her pristine and beautiful #muslin work😍. Thank you Cari for inspiring me and for your support.
This project will have a special focus on the welt pocket I created out of the matte & sheen fabric I sewed the dress with. I created the welt pocket with a shiny satin fabric contrast to the main body of the dress. It would also match the lapel and the custom satin buttons.
And here is how I created the single welt pocket. Have you ever sewn a welt pocket? Feel free to share your tips and tricks:)
Thank you for visiting & I hope you have an EXTRAordinary day!
I am in my element when I get to talk about creativity and design. Can you tell? I had the opportunity to be part of @basileventroom Open House and showed Brides how they can get creative with my LUXE DIY Veil Kit. I love the surprise reactions when they see the different style options they can design. (Visit my FB Page for more photos: https://bit.ly/2Rs6Xxy)
And we can never forget the grooms! I challenged the grooms on tying the bow tie. Many have never tied a bow tie before so it is always a fun challenge. Are you able to tie a bow tie? Per the grooms, it is not as easy as it seems
I want to thank Kristi O’Connell @basileventroom for the opportunity to be part of their open house as well as part of Woodlands Wedding Tour.
It’s always nice to see familiar #vendors and meet new ones. Here are the vendors at Basil Event Room.
The tour had 3 stops at the following locations:
The visionary behind Woodlands Wedding tour is Joshua with @jkcdesignevents
Thank you for visiting!
Have a wonderful Tuesday,
My Address Labels – Template: youtique bridal His Hers 919761
I am hoping this will be helpful to others using the Gold Foil His & Hers Labels 1539378. I bought these gold foil labels to create my in-law’s 60th Wedding Anniversary party favor.
I originally used the template provided on Hobby Lobby’s website but the alignment was off and the paper size was different from your standard sheet. Since these are beautiful, I was determined to use them. I had to reconfigure the whole document and it finally worked after a lot of time testing and realigning margins.
I am hoping you won’t have to go through the same frustrations I went through so below is the link to my document. You can download it by clicking on the highlighted link.
I opened the document on my phone to view it, but the font was altered so here is how mine looked in pdf form. I used Edwardian Script & Didot for the font:
youtique bridal His Hers 919761 Final
Here are the steps I recommend:
- Test First : cut-to-size a sample paper.
- Print out the test paper
- Lay it on top of the labels sheet to make sure it fits
- Change fonts to your liking & realign if needed
- If everything looks good, print 🙂
Also FYI, carefully peel the labels since they do not come off smoothly. I hope this is helpful! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Feel free to check out my YouTube Channel for more tutorials. Thank you for reading!
Have a great day!
Purchased the templates at Hobby Lobby:
ps. Below is how I created the Party Favors.
ps. Thank you Adreienne for your inquiry, here are my measurements when printed out on an 8.5×11. I hope it works for you.
Happy New Year! I hope you had an awesome New Year’s Celebration. Did you come up with some new goals for 2017? Since one of my goals is to get over my awkwardness of talking into a camera, I’m working on a video to share my ideas & projects for 2017 with you. I’ve been practicing so hopefully it’s not too awkward. Yes, I have to practice;) Coming soon!
So let’s get started on the topic today – bra cups, bustier, or braless. If your bridal gown has a sweetheart neckline & a low back like my Goddaughter’s gown below, there are 3 options for you.
The 3 options are:
- Sew in Bra cups. If you would like an extra lift, I recommend asking your seamstress to sew in bra cups for extra padding. I like to keep things simple so if I don’t have to worry about an extra item like a bustier on my wedding day, I’d go for this option. Also, you would save time not having to put on a bustier.
- Seamless Bustier. My Goddaughter wanted her waist to be more cinched in and a little extra lift so I recommended a seamless bustier like the one below. It has the sweetheart neckline as well as a low back. I like the fact that it is seamless so there will not be visible lines going through your dress:
You can shop for it here on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2iMmhCN
- Braless. If you don’t need the extra lift or cinch, go braless. Most Bridal gowns already have padding in them so if you’re comfortable not wearing an undergarment, you are set.
Well, I hope this was helpful. If you have any comments or questions, feel free to share it in the comment section below.
Have a wonderful day!
I had put together a tutorial for my Goddaughter’s Bridesmaid on “How to lace a Wedding Dress Corset,” feel free to view it below:
Here are the “Ordinaries” for the next DIY tutorial. Want to take a guess at what is being created? I guess some of the items in the photo may give it away:) Well, I am still tweaking with it until I am satisfied with the final product.
Have a wonderful day!