DIY Table Numbers – Fun & Whimsical

There are so many fun and fab ways to number the tables for your wedding reception or event.  I’ve found some fun and whimsical ideas for table numbers that I’d like to share with you today!

First, from Wedding Chicks, a shabby chic DIY tutorial – Door Knob Table Numbers.  Totally unique!

From eat drink chic, another rustic and shabby chic look for your table numbers… this DIY is very detailed, and I love the end result:

A few hints and tips from The Savvy Event for using Mason Jars as your Table Numbers:

From Today’s Handmade, an etching tutorial… you could use a bottles, jars, glasses.. anything glass really, to make these DIY table numbers:

And from Oh Lovely Day, a tutorial for making DIY Embroidered Table Numbers.  Again, so many ways to go about doing these… your choice of colors and linens and threads!  Love it!

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And, I’ve got another customer photo to share today!  Thanks to Eve for sharing this pic from her friends fab 40 party.  Eve did a fabulous job embellishing our shoe cake topper.

Shabby Chic Mason Jar CraftsTutorials

I have three great tutorials for you today.  They are easy as can be, and in just a matter of minutes, you can be turning ordinary mason jars into super fab pieces! These would be great for party table centerpieces, shower gifts… or even just your home decor!

First up, from Julie Ann Art, a colored mason jar tutorial… the see-through colored glass look is SO gorgeous!  She shares how to paint mason jars, including the specific paint to use, for a beautiful finish like the picture below.

From Decor chick, a spray paint mason jar tutorial that produces a completely different look!

And from Crafts By Amanda comes a VERY shabby chic look.. burlap, doilies, and mason jars.  There are lots of potential ways to design these luminaries… check out the post for a variety of ideas!

More National Craft Month – Shabby Chic Diva DIY

I am excited to announce that we have begun expanding the Diva Entertains shop to include SHABBY CHIC party and wedding favors!  And because it’s still National Craft Month, and I was looking for fun DIY Diva projects… I decided to see what I could find the in the SHABBY CHIC DIY DIVA category.  I found just a few things (and then some!)

Check out this fun DIY post from the Wedding Chicks, with instructions on making the fun Shabby Chic Place Cards… with thread spools, paper, and lollipop sticks.  Such a simple design!  Perfect for an afternoon tea or shabby chic baby shower.

A huge wedding trend is anything “chalkboard”.  Signs, place cards, wine charms and more! From the b*spoke blog, and crafty girl, comes a quick and easy DIY tutorial on how to make a chalkboard frame.  These would be great for welcoming guests to a party, OR writing a bridal shower menu for all to see, and then handing off the frame/chalkboard as a gift to the bride.  I personally didn’t realize there was a such thing as chalkboard paint but as this tutorial shows – there sure is!

And I found a fabulous tutorial for turning candlesticks into picture frames.  Brittany of the 3 B’s uses her frames for decor for her home, but these could also be used as decorations for a reception or a wedding shower.

Are you into the “shabby chic” look?  Let us know if you have favorite tutorials or ideas we can share!

Even MORE Pink Pumpkins…(and gourds)

In case you missed it, we’ve been talking about, and sharing photos of, PINK PUMPKINS this month, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  You can read the other posts HERE and HERE.

And guess what?  Today… I have even MORE photos to share, along with a tutorial.  It’s not JUST pumpkins today either… we have PINK GOURDS too!

Shabby Chic Pink Pumpkins and Gourds, to be specific.  (Click the photos below to view MORE photos and the tutorial).

See??

Aren’t these fantastic?

And remember, you can click HERE to visit Andrea at the Cottage Market blog and read her tutorial.  She has even MORE lovely photos, and she shares all about how to make these fabulously DIVA pink pumpkins and gourds.

(I have never typed the word gourds before so many times in one sitting.  It’s really not an easy word to spell… or type.)

Now… forward this on to a friend.  Make some shabby chic PINK veggies

And SCHEDULE a MAMMOGRAM!