Some of our very bestest friends are getting married in a few short weeks so Ben and I have been busy venturing off to their respective bachelor(ette) parties. I was a part of the planning for the bride’s, as I was one of her ‘maids, so I let my inner craftaholic take full reign the past few weeks.
Pete and Leah love fishing and have a few nautical twists to their wedding so I decided to incorporate that (as well as their colors- orange and blue) into some of the decor….
We went to an amazing winery for a two hour food & wine pairing to start off the night and when we got back we had customized wine glasses to continue the party. After washing them, I painted the bases with three layers of chalkboard paint (letting each layer dry overnight).
Bridal Wear- I can’t take full credit for this one- I found it on Pinterest! I ordered the hats from Oriental Trading, and bought the material for cheap from a craft section. I cut it to the length desired, sewed it to the back of the hat, and voila:
Taping off the sections to be painted red was more difficult than I thought because it was hard to get them straight. I found doing small pieces of tape at a time, rather than one continuous piece worked well.
The Aftermath: Our poor bride-to-be is going needed a pick me up after all the shenanigans we put her through: