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    DIY Weddings

    5998592 Tips And Inspiration By Sara Doerrier Planning a wedding, especially on a tight budget, can be stressful. Obviously, we all want to find that perfect and affordable wedding dress. But while you search, some others ways to help you alleviate your budget would be doing some things on your own. Do-it-yourself (DIY) is a great way for brides to save some money and get very creative as well! Let’s take a look at some of the top wedding DIYs for some inspiration. Create beautiful┬áinvitation cards with Evite. Wedding Invitations We know that wedding invitations can be very expensive. Hand making your own invitations will not only save funds, but…

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    Fun Centerpiece Alternatives

    Happy May Day! Did you know that May Day is an ancient spring holiday in many western countries? One of the earliest May Day celebrations was the festival of Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers. While I love looking at flowers, my allergies makes it so that we have a “long-distance” relationship. Last week when I was bemoaning the fact that my yet unplanned wedding would not have floral centerpieces, my friend Bob rolled his eyes and named five other centerpiece ideas that he and his wife and thought and then discarded. So, here are some May Day inspired centerpieces that are green and allergy-free! Herbs For a bright spark…

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    5 Fall-Inspired Centerpieces

    By Natalie Tsang November 16, 2011 1. Fresh Fruit Autumn is traditionally festive because of a bountiful harvest. Back when our forefathers were farmers, fall was when a year of hard work finally paid off. Arrange apples and pears around a few candle tapers for an quick but chic look. For a winter center piece, use fresh citrus or the holiday favorite, a pineapple. 2. Vegetables Halloween may be over, but gourds and squashes are here for another month. These vegetables come in all shapes, sizes, and colors from green and orange acorn squashes, to striped and warty Sweet Dumpling pumpkins, to pretty Australian blue ones. If you’re not of…