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Corkboards are super cute and easy to make.  They can function as a jewelry holder for your wall, or as a place to put lil notes and pictures.  (I am going to incorporate some of these for my wedding decor.) You will need:  picture frames, cork roll, fabric glue, fabric (printed cotton duct works the best.) and push pins. I got all my supplies from hobby lobby.  (I love their selection and weekly specials!!) Take apart the picture frame, and use the back cardboard as a stencil for the cork.  Simply trace the cardboard with a pen and cut them out with scissors.  (The cork  I had was fairly thin, so I cut out two and glued them together with the fabric glue.  You want to make sure it is thick enough to hold the push pins.)  Generously put glue on one side of the cork  you cut down…

I spoke to this florist who was recommended to me because of their beautiful work, and flexible pricing – and  I must say, it got awkward (and a little embarrassing) when I told them my budget was only $1200.  Apparently they don’t accept jobs under $4000…. I mean… I love flowers like the next girl, but seriously? That was the first and last florist I spoke to and the moment I decided to take on the job of a florist. Bought $40 dollars worth of flowers at Central Market… I wanted to see: 1) If I could pull it off 2) How much each arrangement would cost 3) How long they would last before wilting In the end, I made 2 small table arrangements and one large for $40 dollars!! Now.. I just need to get my hands on a wholesale florist shop… Trial Run #2 with…

Before I go unleash all the wedding related posts, I need to give some background information first. My fiance and I have been together since high school, which is over 13 years. To say this wedding is a longtime coming is an understatement!   One big factor and the main reason it took us this long to get married is due to the fact that we are funding the wedding on our own. The tight budget is a blessing in disguise, as I secretly love the fact that I get an opportunity to try to do new things, like letterpress, calligraphy, and floral arrangements to name a few. Our wedding is at the beautiful Marie Gabrielle a restaurant in Uptown Dallas connected to an 1 acre European garden. I found this gorgeous picture of our venue at http://www.mirandamarrsblog.com/   (click the picture to see her blog post.) If I had to describe…