In our old apartment, Paul and I used to have a gym in the building. I of course never used it. Paul was full of hope that we would join a gym near our new house and go all the time. I knew that anything that involved getting in the car would definitely never happen. So … Continue reading DIY – Putting a Gym into the Basement
Ever since our dog Bear passed in the summer, our cat Fat Tony has been a little lost. They were such buds. I know FT had a buddy at his previous foster home and given he’s been very isolated in the new house, we decided to take advantage of Black (Cat) Friday at the Seattle … Continue reading DIY – Vintage Trunk Litter Box
In the middle of all the wedding planning, we decided to buy a house! We obviously decided that moving across the country, both changing jobs, getting engaged and planning a wedding wasn’t enough to cram into just one year – so we decided we may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb … Continue reading So we bought a house!
I can’t begin to tell you how amazing of a find AppyCouple has been. I had come across them originally on a One Fab Day post about the best wedding apps and spoken to Paul about them briefly who had heard of them as a good start up. I was recently on a friend’s wedding … Continue reading AppyCouple – The Single Greatest Wedding Find
I had lots of great intentions (and previously blogged about them) to use the fabulous antique typewrite I recently purchased from Goodwill on eBay to send our wedding invitations, along with sending some vintage postcards people could return as our save the dates. I mean, I was literally creating a Pinterest dream!However, life kinda of … Continue reading Wedding Invite Update
Pinterest has this habit of making you think you can create anything you want for your wedding and actually believing that 1) it will be quick and easy, 2) it will be cheaper, 3) it will look as good as the pictures on Pinterest and 4) that you’re actually talented enough to pull DIY ideas … Continue reading To DIY or not to DIY?
When it comes to table settings, everyone always wants to do something unique. We were at a wedding a few weeks ago that named their tables after different types of pigs! It was cute (and quirky!). For us, given we’re leaning so much towards a vintage vibe, I suggested to Paul that we go with … Continue reading Table Settings (updated)
Paul and I both want to make sure that our wedding is incredibly personal – but also a fuck load of fun! We’ve been brainstorming a lot about ideas of things we could do. The first thing I have to do is have loads of sunglasses for the dance party! I’ve put my friend Mike … Continue reading Fun Wedding Ideas Part I
I’ve been looking at different ideas for our menus. I don’t think we need to print 120 menus for all our guests! If we do, I want to use seed paper so it can be recycled to create beautiful flowers after the event. I’m fascinated by seed paper and am looking forward to incorporating it … Continue reading Menu Ideas
I’ve been thinking a lot about wedding invitations and kept veering between thinking they’re a waste of money and really wanting to put lots of work into some special DIY ideas!The whole vibe for the wedding is going to be vintage focused. I think it’s the perfect match to the venue, Lisnavagh (just need Paul … Continue reading Wedding invitation ideas