How to make this absolutely gorgeous, realistic looking DIY bridal bouquet made out of handmade fabric flowers, brooches, keys and pins.
DIY Crafts, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Sewing

Make a Bridal Bouquet of Fabric Flowers

My sister got married last year, and her wedding was a whole lot of vintage-y gorgeousness. It was beautiful! You might remember this vintage wedding mood board I made based on her wedding, her vintage bridal shower tea, and her DIY Juliet cap veil. Today, with tips and help from my sister and my mom, I’m sharing with you how we made my sisters exquisite bridal bouquets out of fabric flowers.Continue reading

How to make a DIY juliet cap veil
DIY Crafts, DIY Sewing

How to Make a Juliet Cap Wedding Veil

Happy Monday, DIYers! I have a different and GORGEOUS DIY tutorial for your today from my little sister, Heidi. Last year, she was married in a beautiful vintage-inspired wedding ceremony (you might remember the vintage inspired wedding mood board I made and her lovely bridal tea) and she made this stunning juliet cap veil herself. I’ve asked her to share how to make a juliet cap wedding veil with you today.Continue reading

Video Tutorial: How to make fabric cabbage roses and peony flowers. So realistic & gorgeous!
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Sewing

Video Tutorial: Make DIY Fabric Cabbage Roses or Peony Flowers

Spring is in the air. I can just smell it. Yum. I simply can’t wait for puddle jumping, leaf explosions, and garden flowers. How about you? Last year at this time, I was working on making fabric flowers with my sister for her upcoming wedding. Here’s the tutorial I wrote about making these fabric roses and peonies, and today I’m going to share with you the video tutorial version. These are of course really beautiful in a bridal bouquet (I’ll share the DIY for that soon), or they also are pretty to use as home decor accessories.Continue reading

A Vintage Bridal Shower Craft & Tea
DIY Parties & Holidays

A Vintage Bridal Shower Craft & Tea

This past Sunday, I spent a lovely afternoon with my beautiful little sister, my mom, and our friends celebrating my sister’s wedding coming up soon! My mom hosted a “vintage craft & tea” bridal shower in honour of my sister and it was so much fun. It was a simple event, but the food and decor was perfect and everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves.Continue reading

Easy DIY Felt Succulents
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor

Make Faux Succulents out of Felt

My little sister’s wedding is in a month! I’m so excited for her, and we’ve been working busily on some of her wedding decor. It’s been one of my favourite crafty projects ever to work on fabric flowers for her bouquets and decorations – did you see my fabric peony and cabbage roses tutorial? My mom and I have been experimenting with different ways to make faux succulents for use in the wedding bouquet and boutonnieres. We’ve come up with a couple of different options, and I’d like to share them with you! First up? Here’s how I made some decorative succulents out of felt.Continue reading

DIY Fabric Peonies or Cabbage Roses Tutorial by The DIY Mommy
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew Fabric Peonies and Cabbage Roses

I’m having so much fun helping my little sis prepare for her wedding next month. I adore weddings and I adore my sister, so making crafts with and for her is simply the ultimate level of DIY for me these days! Currently, we’re working on making gorgeous fabric flowers to use in her wedding bouquets, boutonnieres, and wedding decor. My mom, my sister and I have come up with our favourite way to make either perfect fabric peonies or lovely fabric cabbage roses, and I want to share the how-to with you today.

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DIY Crafts, Randoms

Mood Board: A Downton Inspired Vintage Wedding

Let’s take a short break from babies and houses and transport ourselves back a few years to our wedding day. Remember how fun it was to plan? Remember how stressed you felt as you went through your checklist of “to-do’s”? And this was BEFORE kids, people! I have the honour of taking this blissful journey alongside my little sister this summer – she’s getting married at the end of June! We’re crafting like crazy in preparation for her big day, and I thought I’d share some of our wedding DIYs here with all of you.Continue reading