You know the scene: Another wedding’s winding to a close. You’ve probably spent the night dancing (or hugging a safe corner of the room), indulging and gushing over the fabulous couple. There’s just one thing left to do: gobble down dessert. And — if you’re anything like us — you're kinda bored of cake.
Today in cake, anything goes — even at a wedding. So says Bluprint’s own Man About Cake, Joshua John Russell. And he oughta know. JJR packs some serious wedding cake cred, including the towering, gold-embellished show-stopper he crafted for MJ’s wedding on this season’s Shahs of Sunset.
French macarons may look intimidating, but if you know your way around a stand mixer and piping bag, they're really no big deal to make. Whip up a batch and your friends won't be able to resist an oh-la-la!
Oh wedding cake, we will never stop loving you! But whether we’re talking about the fillings and frostings or gorgeous decorations, this spring’s trends are going to make it mighty hard to say “I Do” to just one.
Centerpieces, bouquets, boutonnieres …. but why stop there? If there’s ever a time to go overboard on blooms, it’s definitely your wedding. And these cake ideas prove that everything is prettier with a floral touch.
A memorable place card is the ultimate way to tell your guests how much they matter — especially when you make it yourself. Go sweet and delicate like the ones pictured here, or bring in a pop of bright color to complement your other party decor. Super easy, totally original and so pretty.
Krislam begins by going over the materials you'll need to get started. Then practice using your brush pens as you dive into some drills and create simple block letters, focusing on how to vary the pressure to achieve different stroke widths.
If you're throwing a wedding on a budget, you've got a few things to consider before DIY'ing place cards: They've gotta be easy enough so you can whip up dozens, but you can't sacrifice the beauty. This sweet circle fits the bill — and it's totally customizable to suit your color scheme and style.
Paper flowers bring color and joy to any fete, and you'll learn how to make these oversized eye-catchers. From cutting, folding, and layering, to adding color and embellishments, Kristen has you covered.
There are many reasons to love fresh flowers. But when it comes to DIY, pretty paper ones pack an awesome bang for your buck. Raid your wrapping station for tissue paper, and then get started making this bouquet of blooms.
The wild rose is one of the most simple and stunning flowers to make. Meet Kate and start by learning how to make the stamen. Then shape the petals and assemble your rose. Add a mitered leaf for a bit of greenery.
We're firm believers that marble makes everything look more elegant. So why not add a touch of the iconic stone to your vanity or bedside table with a little jewelry dish? The gold rim and blush-and-white color combo is a minimalist’s dream. Plus, you'll never waste time hunting around for your rings again!
Most of us have a sense of what colors we prefer, and can even name a favorite or two. But when it comes to floral decor, there’s a whole lot more to creating a gorgeous color scheme than just pointing to the hues you like best.
Flowers in the hair: check! Flowers on the tables: check! But isn’t there more we can do? If you’re asking us, the world needs way more wedding flowers. So deck the walls, hang them from the ceiling and pop them on your pets! Here are some new ways to infuse the joy that only those beautiful blossoms can bring.
Calling all budding floral artists! Tackle a garden-rustic tablescape in "The Flower Kitchen" series premiere. Carly plays with soft, romantic hues and textures to create three different sized arrangements and shares her secret to hydrated hydrangeas.
If you're paired off, you know the drill. Mention the word “wedding” and the price of everything triples. Add “custom” and prepare to hand over you first-born. Sure, we all want a one-of-a-kind wedding that doesn't drain our life savings, and some things are easy to handle on your own — you can DIY your invitations or make rad photo booth props on the cheap. But for a newbie, flower arranging seems like one area where you have to bring in a pro... right? Not quite.