Top 6 Awesome Boutonnieres


If you know me, you know I had a moment where all I could think about making was boutonnieres! They are still some of my favorite boutonnieres out there. Also included in this Top 6 Boutonniere List are some sweet and simple boutonnieres to make everyone happy and not feel too overwhelmed.

  1. Paper Flower Boutonniere
  2. Medallion Boutonniere
  3. Lavender Boutonniere
  4. Tassel Boutonniere
  5. Paper Cut Boutonniere
  6. Succulent Boutonniere

By Brittany from The House that Lars Built

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DIY: Confetti Envelopes


Every reception needs a fun and whimsical send off. It’s only fitting for a wonderful event and special moment. Customize your bride and groom’s getaway with confetti envelopes filled with glitter, tissue paper in their wedding colors!


Materials needed:

  • Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • Glitter
  • Vellum (already made vellum envelopes- if you’re crunched on time)
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick

Step 1

Select and cut (personal preference on size of strips) paper.


Step 2: 

Cut varying sizes of your paper and tissue paper.


Step 3 and 4:

Cut vellum for envelopes.  Assemble envelopes with glue and let dry.  We used this tutorial from Country Living.

(You can also buy your envelopes pre-made if you’re crunched on time)


Step 5

Fill each envelope with the specific colors you want! And you’re done!

(shown below are 4 different variations) 


This will make for a perfect picture op’ and your bride, groom, guests will love these!

by Brittany Jepsen of  The House that Lars Built 

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5 Backdrop Ideas


Backdrops can really set the tone for your ceremony or reception.  The good thing about backdrops is that they are super customizable and can be tailored to fit the couples personalities and/or your wedding theme perfectly. Check out some fun ways to set the theme for your wedding with these top 5 awesome backdrops!

  1. paint chip backdrop
  2. geometric backdrop
  3. receipt backdrop
  4. flower stem wall
  5. geometric garland

by Brittany from The House that Lars Built

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Summer Treats at Your Wedding


There is nothing better than feeling refreshed on a hot summer day.  Let’s all agree that a summer wedding with one (or more) of the following would make your wedding go to beautiful to beautifully rad.  Just imagine with me- going to grab a chilled Izze soda while eating your little boxed lunch. Then for dessert, how about an ice cream sandwich. Don’t mind if I do…

Check out these awesome summer-time- wedding treats and put a smile on everyone’s face on your big day.

  1. Ice Cream Sandwich Bar
  2. Boxed Lunch
  3. Popsicle Stand
  4. Lemonade Stand 
  5. Soda Bar

by Brittany from The House that Lars Built

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Top 5 Wedding Activities


Having a game of croquet or a photo booth set up to keep your guests having a good time isn’t a bad idea!

Check out these top 5 Ideas to keep your guests entertained at your wedding! And a wedding they’ll talk about for years to come!

  1. Croquet
  2. Minigolf
  3. Get-to-know the Bride & Groom Crossword
  4. Photo Booth
  5. Smores Roasting

by Brittany from The House That Lars Built

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