• {My Wedding} The DIY + Paper Goods

    Thanks for indulging me and letting me share my wedding with you all.  Because this blog is all about making your wedding YOU, I wanted to share the ways I did the same with my own wedding.  I had quite a few DIY projects that I did myself, and I also had the best maid of honor EVER who did all of my paper goods.  Here are some photos of and links to some of my wedding DIY projects (click the title to go to the full project):

    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
     {DIY Petal Cones}
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper

    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper

    And here are the paper goods made by my maid of honor Kate:

    First she designed our monogram, which was on everything (it is how we “branded” our wedding), from our save the dates to our welcome bags, our invitation suite, and our drink stirs.

    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper

    She designed our entire invitation suite, and we had them letterpress printed at Studio On Fire.
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper

    The lace belly bands are another DIY I did, which added a touch of vintage and alluded to my cream lace gown.

    She designed the cupcake flags and drink stirs, and assembled them, and she even did special flags for a couple of guests’ birthdays.

    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
     She designed, printed, and FOLDED every single cootie catcher menu.
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper
     She made all of our signs for the card table, guestbook, bathroom baskets, flip flop baskets, and the cupcake flavors sign.
    DIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer RoperDIY + paper details | vintage california chic wedding of Oh Lovely Day | Photo by Jennifer Roper

    If you like her design work, she has an etsy shop, Tilde Designs.  She has a little one like me so she doesn’t have a lot for sale right now, but she does take custom orders!  You can contact me to reach her as well.

    So, what do you think of my DIY projects?  Did they inspire you to try to do one or a few for your own wedding?  Thanks again for letting me share.  xx

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    12 Comments

    1. Posted Aug 31 at 8:12 am | Permalink

      Great wedding branding! I love how you followed it all through, especially with the signs and the cootie catchers, cute idea!

    2. Posted Aug 31 at 8:18 am | Permalink

      So pretty! I love your colors and all the paper!

    3. Posted Aug 31 at 10:01 am | Permalink

      So wowed by all these cute DIY projects! Love the table numbers! You look beautiful by the way :)

    4. Posted Aug 31 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

      Such lovely details, Chandra :) You outdid yourself!

      xo, chrissy
      The Perfect Palette

    5. Posted Aug 31 at 3:19 pm | Permalink

      Love, love, love it, Chandra!!! Thank you for sharing :o)

    6. Posted Aug 31 at 3:59 pm | Permalink

      Now that’s truly a Maid of Honor! She did an AMAZING job!! I loved everything she did and she and you should be proud! SO lovely!

    7. Posted Aug 31 at 4:36 pm | Permalink

      So many things to love about your wedding! The lace on your invites is beautiful and the little flags for the cupcakes…simply adorable!

    8. Posted Aug 31 at 7:10 pm | Permalink

      One gorgeous detail after another! Lots of fab eye candy from your wedding :-) Thanks for sharing!!!

    9. Posted Sep 1 at 4:30 am | Permalink

      The attention to detail is amazing and so important!

    10. Posted Sep 1 at 11:12 am | Permalink

      OMG your wedding was so nice. I really like the table scape, colors and the graphics used throughout!

    11. Posted Sep 2 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

      Your whole wedding was gorgeous! Congrats!

      I really loved the menus – they are so fun and playful. A real conversation starter.

      I was hoping you would put up reviews of your vendors for us brides in SoCal too!

    12. Posted Jan 5 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

      was just going through your site and enjoyed all your details, colors and thought into it. do you mind sharing about your cd program detail … was thinking that would be nest as a welcome gift at my destination wedding thanks

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