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Handmade Weddings

Handmade Weddings

2016

Easy makes and gorgeous inspiration for couples who want to make their big day amazing and unique. From save-the-dates and invitation stationary to flowers, favours, cakes and fantastic décor ideas!

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United Kingdom
言語:
English
出版社:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
刊行頻度:
One-off
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welcome !

Every bride-to-be dreams of a wedding filled with unique and memorable touches, designed to leave friends, family and, of course, the happy couple buzzing from the warmth of the day. And there are plenty of easy ways to do this with Handmade Wedding showing you how. Bursting with gorgeous, easy-to-do DIY ideas, here’s all the inspiration you need for a wedding day with a real difference. Grouped together in on-trend themes such as classic vintage, rustic botanical, festival and colour pop, there are beautiful, simple projects with step-by-step instructions. Check out the hessian ‘Mr & Mrs’ bunting (p10), vintage teacup candles (p30), stunning bridal hairband (p62) and show-stopping paper rose bouquet (p53). We also have real-life weddings, packed full of imagination, individuality and character – a wonderful taster of all the joy…

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10 reasons why a handmade wedding is wonderful

Your wedding is the ideal opportunity to take the glue gun out and get creative, filling both the run up to the event and the day itself with a host of unique, handcrafted items. The good thing about a handmade wedding is that you can take on as many projects as you’re comfortable with, as it will look equally good whether you have just a few crafty touches or indulge in an all-out DIY fest. Not that we think you need any more convincing (you’re reading this magazine, after all), but we’ve put together our top ten reasons to embrace a handmade wedding. 1 YOU CAN PERSONALISE YOUR DAY AND MAKE IT UNIQUE There are some elements of a wedding that have to be included – the vows, the food, the embarrassing…

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just married!

YOU WILL NEED + MEDIUM WEIGHT HESSIAN (11 SQUARES PER IN) + THREADS AS SHOWN IN KEY NEEDLE + LENGTH OF RIBBON (TO HANG) MR & MRS KEY MAX. STITCH COUNT 15 HIGH X 13 WIDE 11 HPI (22-COUNT EVENWEAVE) – 3.5 X 3CM (11/4 X 11/4 IN) THIS DESIGN WAS STITCHED USING DMC STRANDED COTTON ON 22-COUNT HESSIAN OVER TWO THREADS OF THE FABRIC This beautifully simple bunting uses squares of hessian and a pared-down colour palette to create a folksy banner that’s perfect for a laidback wedding theme. The cute bride and groom ladybird at either end of the letters are a sweet touch if you’re nature lovers who might be planning a woodland wedding or an outdoor day! If you’re want something other than hessian, try stitching the lettering on plain or coloured aida or…

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more than words

YOU WILL NEED 16 X 16MM (3/4 X 3/4IN) SQUARE CUFFLINK BLANKS – BLACK 16 X 16MM (3/4X 3/4IN) SQUARE, CLEAR EPOXY STICKERS E6000 GLUE 1MM GREY BOARD OLD BOOK CUFFLINK BOX TO DISPLAY YOUR ITEMS Cufflinks make a great thank you gift for the men in your wedding party and these attractive designs with little snippets of literature can be adapted to suit the recipient. Browse your local charity shops and find text from a romantic novel or poem – these cufflinks are created from a love poem by John Donne. They are really easy to make as you can buy self-adhesive epoxy resin squares that simply stick onto the text. This is much easier than trying to keep the cufflinks flat while you wait for liquid resin mix to set! Find them at jasminstudiocrafts.com in…

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delicate beauty

YOU WILL NEED 90 X 3MM AND 30 X 4MM ROUND IVORY PEARLS (BEAD-WORKSHOP.CO.UK) 810 X SIZE 11 CLEAR AB SEED BEADS FROM ONE HANK 8M (83/4YD) OF 0.4MM GOLD-PLATED WIRE 2M (2YD 6IN) OF 8MM IVORY SILK RIBBON Ethereal hair vines are such simple, understated bridal accessories and will really come into their own for summer weddings. The pretty combination of wire and beads creates a delicate headdress that can be worn with or without a veil. The twisting technique used to make the vine has three levels of difficulty so if you’re a beginner, then just add beads and pearls as single strands or learn the more advanced, three-leaf motif to create the fabulous design you see here. To make adding the beads as easy as possible, buy your seed beads by the…

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find more jewellery inspiration - and a gift!

Making your own wedding day jewellery might seem a daunting idea, but hopefully this project has shown that it's simple - and lots of fun too. If you're tempted to whip up more accessories for your big day - for you, your bridesmaids, or perhaps as gifts for friends and family who've helped you out - then take a look at Jewellery Maker. You can visit Jewellery Maker online at www.jewellerymaker.com, where you'll find tutorials and expert tips, as well as a store selling everything from starter kits to gemstones. There's even a new 'Get started' area of the site (www.jewellerymaker.com/ getting-started) designed especially for jewellery-making newcomers, where you'll find information on basic techniques. You can also see the Jewellery Maker team in action every day on Jewellery Maker TV (Freeview 76,…