We love picnics, are you surprised? So today’s post is totally up our alley! This DIY Picnic shoot was put together by Wedding 101 with some of their favorite ideas put forth! We are really loving the outcome!

Here are some of our favorite DIY projects from this shoot!

Silk Fringe Bunting
You’ll Need:  Fabric in colors of your choice (We chose ivory and champagne satin), scissors, twine, hot glue.
1.)  Cut fabric into 17 inch squares, then cut along diagonal to make triangles.
2.)  Cut each triangle into “Fringe” strips, leaving 1 inch at the top.
4.)  Hot glue top of triangle to twine.  Hang from everywhere and anywhere!

Doily Umbrella Stirring Sticks
Seen here:
You’ll Need: Mini doilies, wooden skewer sticks, white card stock, glue stick, hot glue, scissors, mini beads or pearls.
1.) Cut card stock to match center circle of doily.
2.) With a glue stick, glue card stock circle to center of doily.
3.) Mark center of doily and cut a straight line from edge of doily to the center.
4.) Line edge of cut with hot glue, bend the doily into a cone-like shape, and glue.
5.) Hot glue end of skewer stick to inside of “umbrella”.
6.) Hot glue jewel or bead to top of umbrella.


Photographer:  Rachel Moore Photography
Videographer: Truepix
Venue: Moonshine Hill
Event Design and DIY Projects: Kate Leiva with Wedding 101
Cake: Sweetface Cakes
Makeup: Katie Russo Makeup Artistry
Hair: Amber Joy Martin
Dress: The White Room
Suit: Street Tuxedo
Invitations: Izzy and The Bean Design
Jewelry: Stella and Dot Stylist Kim Wright
Flowers: Branching Out Florist

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  1. Kacey — Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
    Wow!! What a beautiful wedding!! I LOVE the table settings...the water jug/table number is so unique! And i love the mason jar glasses!!
  2. Rita@Rent My Dust — Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
    Love all the vintage touches and the colors are amazing! The cake is to die for. It reminds me of those vintage brooches that everyone is using for bouquets now. WTG!!!!
  3. Lena — Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
    What an adorable and GORGEOUS shoot-swoon!
  4. Sarah A. — Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
    I think that beats out the ruffle cake as my favorite. Absolutely gorgeous!
  5. Renay Zamora — Friday, October 21st, 2011
    Thanks so much for featuring this style shoot! I absolutely love your blog and am so pleased to be one of the vendors featured here. Much appreciation for all you do!
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