Archive for the 'Create' Category


DIY ‘green’ wedding backdrop

Aug 29, 2014 Tags: ,
DIY 'green' wedding backdrop
I am really excited about getting to post these lovilee behind-the-scene images from a recent styled shoot that Debbie Lourens was involved in. The first time I saw one of these breathtaking walls was at the Woolworths Spring/Summer 2014 Home décor launch earlier this year. When I saw a sneak of the wall on one of the shoots I asked whether we could share it with you lovilees!     Creating a ‘green’ wall as backdrop has never been this easy. It involved some DIY’ing on the actual wedding day, but trust me, it is... Read More

Succulent Book table numbers {DIY}

Aug 27, 2014 Tags: , ,
Succulent Book table numbers {DIY}
Alicia Watkins, one of our lovilee readers recently tied the knot at the Moon and Sixpence. Their wedding was captured by Jack and Jane Photography. Alicia shared this lovilee DIY Succulent book table numbers with us, both a great DIY project and a labour of love.   This tutorial ties in so well with our ‘Green’ wedding week as you can make use of succulents from your garden, and re-plant them in your garden afterwards.     What you will need? Secondhand hardcover books Paint Paintbrush Set of printed numbers cut... Read More

Bow-tie Mason Jars {DIY}

Jun 03, 2014 Tags: ,
Bow-tie Mason Jars {DIY}
How cute are these yellow bow-tie mason jars that are perfect for use at a wedding or garden party’s drinking jars? The ‘men’ jars have bow-ties and the ‘lady’ jars have their bow-ties around their middles. Jo’burg based Wedding and Lifestyle photographer Tracey Kelsey was kind enough to take images of the step-by-step instructions for you.   What you will need: Scissors Burlap material / material of choice to cover the jar Yellow felt / any other material that is quite stiff to make the bow-ties... Read More

Black Wedding Inspiration {Mooi Troues}

Apr 24, 2014 Tags: ,
Black Wedding Inspiration {Mooi Troues}
We continue with our Dramatic Darks wedding week with a lovilee black wedding inspiration shoot by Günther Schubert for the Mooi Troues blog. Mooi Troues is an Afrikaans Wedding blog that inspires on daily basis, be sure to pop on over and pay them a visit! Thank you so much to these lovilees for allowing us to re-post this amazingly beautiful shoot. Text below from Mooi Troues:     Have you ever considered using a black wedding colour scheme for your special day, but have been sceptical? Mooi Troues shows how you can use black in... Read More

Will you be my bridesmaid? {printable}

Mar 28, 2014 Tags: ,
Will you be my bridesmaid? {printable}
In staying with the bridesmaid theme today, we share a lovilee printable by Nadia from Creative Heroes that can be used to ask someone special to be your bridesmaid or Maid of Honour. Nadia used these cute invitations at her own wedding when she got married recently and who can say no after receiving such a lovilee card?     All you have to do to get this done is to download the printable here, cut it out and stick it to another cardboard, like the glitter paper in the image, add some earring that the girls can wear at the wedding... Read More

Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray

Mar 25, 2014 Tags: , , ,
Q+A with Laura from Ginger Ray
Ginger Ray is a brand that I have seen stocked in so many party shops, I never realised that this company half-originated in South Africa! Their products are really good quality and the themes of the party accessories can be used for many a different event. I chatted with Laura Munro, part-owner of this lovilee brand:     Q: How was Ginger Ray born? Ginger Ray UK and Ginger Ray South Africa were launched at the same time. Ginger Ray UK is owned and run by our business partner and good friend Ben Spence. Ben and I started exploring... Read More

Woodland table numbers {Wedding DIY}

Mar 20, 2014 Tags:
Woodland table numbers {Wedding DIY}
A while ago we posted a table number DIY article on how to make your own table book numbers from a local blogger, Megan from The Sun House Blog. Today we bring you something that goes very well with the Woodland Wedding Theme by Amy from Eat, Drink, Chic.     Amy thought of this lovilee DIY project after purchasing a set of wood coasters. Amy though they’d look especially good when combined with a set of nature-inspired numbers she had previously illustrated for use as table numbers at a Woodland inspired or rustic style... Read More

Geometric Wedding Ideas + Inspiration

Feb 25, 2014 Tags: ,
Geometric Wedding Ideas + Inspiration
The start of 2013 saw a new and exciting wedding trend make an appearance – the geometric wedding! Geometric design has been making a statement of bold colours and definitive shapes that makes for an interesting contrast to the types of styles that have been so popular over the last few years, we’ve seen the whimsical wedding take a complete u-turn in to a modern style this year. Geometry refers to lines, shapes, symmetry and abstraction, and there are plenty of ways that you can incorporate these concepts into your big wedding day... Read More

 


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