Entering this beautiful weekend with some equally beautiful inspiration including the perfect outdoor wedding shot for Spring and a Summer tablescape just for beach lovers!
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So many different colors and textures work together to create this beauty.
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Magical wedding shot with the couple surrounded by lush mounds of Spring flowers.
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I so adore the idea of using a piece of wood for a uniquely different invitation!
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What a charming summer seascape table setup.
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So in love with this beautiful bow hair accessory with a detachable veil for the ceremony.
 
 
There are so many creative ways to pull off this theme whether the event is indoors or outdoors. Think paper airplane garland, boarding pass invitations, and aviator shades for the bridal party! Here is a compilation of even more unique ideas designed just for an aviation themed affair... 
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This week's top round-up includes an elaborate tablescape that will blow your mind and the perfect idea for a summer self-serve beverage bar.
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With the heat rolling in, these Rocky Road Mousse Shooters are the perfect no-bake summer go-to dessert.
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Such an extraordinary tiered floral fantasy arrangement.
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Such a fun idea to have a self-serve iced tea bar with different flavors and maybe even some spirits on the side for those who want to make their drinks a little wild.
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So many whimsical touches from table to ceiling in this marvelous tablescape.
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This personalized state shape makes great wedding signage and a fun photo prop too.
 
 
I have handpicked 10 of the most unique table runners that I have come across this year. The different materials used to make each piece of table decor will simply wow you. So many ideas here that you can run with for family gatherings, birthday parties, and wedding receptions. I can definitely see myself using that wood plank for our outdoor barbecues this summer. Which of these creative table runner ideas spark your interest?
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Light floral blooms and lots of greenery combine to create this lush table decor. (vickigraftonphotography.com)
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This photo collage runner is the perfect way to feature generations of family memories while also sparking fun conversation. (kristamason.com)
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Terrific idea for a wedding reception - stamp the couple's monogram on the runner for a personalized look. (stylemepretty.com)
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Grab a wood plank, stain it with your desired shade, and top with a combination of floral filled vases and votive candles. (austingros.com)
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A collection of trailing lace and satin ribbons create such a lovely effect. (Gabriela Ines Photography)
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Or you can opt for a wide lace fabric ribbon by itself. Achieve a rustic chic look by displaying the runner over bare wood. (ozzygarcia.com)
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This thick, mossy runner makes me think of an enchanted garden party! (annelimarinovich.com)
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I love this idea for an engagement party. Design a runner using pages from a romantic novel that represents His and Her love story. (studioemp.com)
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This colorful tissue ball runner sets the tone for a fun-filled event! (cameroningalls.com)
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Save some space on the table by having your table numbers painted directly on the part of the runner that hangs off the edge of the table. (nikkimeyer.co.za)
 
 
I was recently at Lowe's picking out flowers for my garden when I came across the most adorable mini potted cactus plants in a variety of bright colors. I thought, how cute would these be if you attached a tag to each individual pot and offered them as guests favors. They would be a fun little gift that everyone could display in their homes or even on the patio. So, of course those precious little cacti inspired me to create this inspiration board for you!
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Hoping that all of you have had a great week and are ready to jump into an even better weekend! The forecast shows only rain here, but I think the weather might just be proving that wrong because all I see is lots of sun today. Crossing my fingers that it follows through the weekend too. This Friday, our collection of top trending pins feature a fun twist on the traditional unity sand ceremony and a decorative crate made entirely from paint sticks!
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What a creative idea to design a succulent adorned cake!
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Love the idea of offering small kits filled with necessities like corn cob holders, bibs, and wet wipes at your next BBQ!
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This DIY paint stick crate is great for displaying flowers or other decor pieces.
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Offer a tea and coffee bar with an assortment of vintage mugs and teacups.
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A fun twist on the traditional unity ceremony - plant a tree together!
 
 
Last week I shared feather inspiration utilizing a series of neutral shades. Today I felt compelled to compile even more feather inspiration, but with a glistening gold and white color palette this time. Enjoy!
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"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there." 
-Robert Browning
With Mother's Day fast approaching, many of us are still trying to figure out the perfect gift that conveys a lot of love and gratitude for everything Mom has done for us over the years. While a warm hug and a day of bonding together may be the best gift of all, it can probably be said that Mom wouldn't mind a little something extra to open too! Handmade gifts are definitely a great idea because it gives us the opportunity to express our love using our own creativity. But, the time and skill required for these projects is not something we always have available.

That is exactly how I felt when trying to think of a special gift for Mom this year. So, I came up with this idea for a quick and simple personalized gift that I knew she would absolutely love. I found a decorative storage box that fit perfectly with the Spring season and made my own filler in just a few minutes by shredding colored cardstock and giving it a little crinkle before placing it in the box. Then, I filled the box with goodies centered around the theme of relaxation and reflection. I included her favorite tea and cookies along with a peachy scented candle and a box of cards with inspirational quotes. 

A customized gift fit for any skill level that really doesn't take much time to make at all. I also helped my husband create a goodie box for his mom including an assortment of candy selections since she has a sweet tooth. See how the boxes turned out below!
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Where to get the goods...
  • Decorative Box - Marshall's
  • Walker Pure Butter Shortbread - Marshall's 
  • Peachy Candle - Ross
  • Wild Orange Blossom Tea - Teavana
  • Inspirational Card Set - Target
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Where to get the goods...
  • Jelly Belly Classic Cocktails - Ross
  • Butterscotch Candy Drops - Ross
  • Decorative Box - Marshall's
  • Caramel Squares - Marshall's 
  • Peach Rings - Marshall's
 
 
Welcoming the weekend with a fun Rose bar setup and sparkly bridesmaids' dresses with a Vintage touch.
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This colorful ceremony setup makes a bold and beautiful statement!
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What a charming rustic s'mores bar with a woodland theme.
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A Rose bar is a fun idea for a shower, cocktail party, or a fun girls' night in.
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A fun twist to the bridal party ensemble - sparkly dresses with a vintage touch.
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This pretty painted cork table number stand is a nice addition to the table decor.
 
 
Who doesn't love feathers? And with the Boho trend coming on strong this year, they are definitely all the rage in pretty much everything you can possibly style from wardrobe to accessories to decor pieces. Here is a collection of feather inspiration using a warm, neutral color palette. Enjoy!
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