(Closed) DIY vs. REALITY …let's share ladies!

posted 5 years ago in DIY
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@SimplyKia:  Awesome job!

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

I don’t have a lot of pictures, but here’s at least one, a portion of our invitations (based on the save the date inspiration):

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Inspiration – Thomas Knoell $180 Juliet Earrings:

DIY Result:

 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Handpainted &  Swarovski Crystal Champagne Flutes

Inspiration:  (Nevena Art Glass on Etsy– gorgeous work!)

 

DIY Reality (Two different designs):

 

(these have swarovski crystals glued on too)

 

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@PeachSnapple:  I actually like yours better than the inspiration earrings. lol Beautiful!

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Hey everyone!

Here’s the inspiration:

…and here’s the result:

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

 @SimplyKia:  

@elysion:  

@PeachSnapple:  

@PeachSnapple:  

@nucakata:  

I came here thinking this was a humorus thread about how badly we mess things up and would get a laugh haha.

But nope! You guys are freaking amazing! Come help this girl over here! lol Awesome job ladies.

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@SimplyKia:  I did my own DIY thank you as well 🙂 That’s pretty much my favourite pinterest wedding related item. 🙂

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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

I feel like this project is downright ho-hum these days, but when we got engaged, lawn games weren’t too bit at cocktail hours.

Inspiration:

 

Reality:

 

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@SimplyKia:  Ooooh how did you do the template for your thank you?

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@nucakata: Love them! Did you make any of the lace yourself or did you purchase it?

I’ve done a lot of DIY, but most of it without an inspiration image. However, I did finish of my wedding clutch today – and it’s based on this bag that I found in a crochet magazine:

I made a couple of modifications (ivory instead of white, a crocheted edge + I lined the inside) and this is the end result:

Pardon the awkward hand… but unlike the model, I had to take my own photo. 🙂

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