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Posted 05/21/2013 by in Favors, Sponsors \ 25 comments

Nothing touches our heart at weddings more than seeing all the love that pours out of them.  The love between the newlyweds, merging families and all of the guests who have gathered to witness the union just makes us melt.  It’s a feeling we cherish so much we wish we could bottle it up and keep with us at all …

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10 Thoughtful Touches For Your Guests

Your wedding day is all about the two of you and beginning your life together, but you can’t forget about the many people who will be there to support you, often traveling hundreds of miles to get there! Although there’s lots to plan for your wedding, don’t forget the special touches that make your guests feel welcome as well. We’ve …

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12 Creative Welcome Bags For Guests

Posted 04/09/2013 by in Favors, Inspiration \ Leave a comment

Greet your out-of-town guests with the ultimate welcome—a bag or basket filled to the brim with a few of your favorite things! Here are 12 creative and inspiring welcome bags that are not only a fabulous way to kick off the wedding festivities but will also leave a lasting impression on your guests—well after the weekend is over!

Will you be …

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DIY Herbs de Provence Salts

Posted 03/06/2013 by in DIY, Favors \ 2 comments

We’re so excited to share a wonderful and relaxing DIY project with you today from the fabulous Rebekah J Murray: a recipe for Herbs de Provence seasoned salts! They’re useful, easy to make, and would make great favors for a wedding or shower.

The recipe is entirely dependent on how many you want to make, but here are the supplies you’ll need:

4oz …

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Things I Love: S’mores

Posted 11/21/2012 by in DIY, Favors, Inspiration \ 2 comments

Although it’s getting cooler and crisper out, it’s definitely still warm enough to sit around a fire bundled under some blankets, especially if it’s to make s’mores! What is it about the trio of graham, mallow and chocolate that is so incredible? Whatever it is, it’s a universally accepted fact that s’mores make everyone smile, which makes them a perfect …

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Sponsored Post: WeddingFavors.org

Posted 09/13/2011 by in Favors, Sponsors \ 3 comments

As you know, I love anything that adds some personalization and handmade charm to your wedding.  And WeddingFavors.org is positively full of affordable wedding favors that do just that. No matter what type of wedding you are envisioning, WeddingFavors.org has the perfect favors to complement your theme.

Having a garden wedding?  These sandalwood fan favors or topiary place card holders …

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DIY Dessert Favors

Posted 08/25/2011 by in DIY, Favors \ 9 comments

Everyone loves sweet treats, so what better idea than this hand-stamped favor box that adds a personal touch to the always-popular edible favors.  Andrea Gray Harper stops by today to share the how-to!

Supplies needed:

kraft paper boxes (these are 6x6x4 in size)
ribbon
glue gun and glue sticks
sewing machine
rubber stamps and ink pad
streamer paper
beads
sewing thread
scissors 

1. On the inside flap of the lid of …

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Lemon Favors

Posted 07/28/2011 by in DIY, Favors \ 14 comments

Christen here again, loving lemon week! I hope you are all enjoying the lemony goodness. Today, I’ve got a round-up of lemony favors to send home with your guests. My favorite part about all of these? They’re DIY! First up, homemade lemon scrub for some silky smooth skin. Packaged in a cute container with some twine (divine or not) …

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DIY Heart Sachet Favors

Posted 07/14/2011 by in DIY, Favors \ 9 comments

These adorable sachet favors make great gifts for your guests. They will leave your amazing event with the sweet smell of love (and lavender!).

Materials needed:

Felt fabric in various colors
Sewing needle
Embroidery thread
Dried lavender
Fiber-fill
Fabric scissors

1. Cut out two matching heart shapes in the felt fabric. I cut two different sizes of hearts to create the layered look. Using a running stitch, attach …

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Hammered Spoon Place Cards

Posted 06/28/2011 by in DIY, Favors, Floral and Decor, Inspiration \ 51 comments

Hammered spoons are a beautiful addition to your wedding tabletop.  Perfect for an elegant, rustic wedding, use them as favors, escort cards, or table numbers – the options are endless.  I’m so happy to have McKenzie Brickl of La La Soiree and Kate Sommers of KNG Sommers Photography stop by EAD today to share a step-by-step tutorial for creating your …

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Our Welcome Bags

Posted 05/09/2011 by in Favors, Local \ 2 comments

I apologize for not posting lately…I was busy getting married this past month!! Here I will start the beginning of the wedding recap posts! Soon we will have a wedding video trailer and professional pictures to post, but for now, I will be posting on a few more pre-wedding items.

One thing my mom and I spent quite a bit of …

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S’mores Favors

Posted 04/15/2011 by in Cakes and Catering, DIY, Favors \ 29 comments

I love edible wedding and party favors, and Kelly Maron – mastermind behind Paper Stories and the hip Chicago bridal show Indie Wed – has stopped by EAD today to share her quick and easy how-to for S’mores on a Stick!  And even better, she has created three adorable printable tags for these goodies in two color palettes.  Print either …