Category Archives: Creative Projects

Creating Fresh Flower and Sola Flower Wedding Bouquets

Creating Bridal Bouquets (5)

If you’ve ever been involved in planning a wedding one of the most important decisions is whether to use fresh flowers or silk, fake, faux or some other form of not-real flowers. Kaleigh chose to use both. The bridesmaids carried … Continue reading

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Bridal Shower Details – DIY Ombre Clothespins, Banners, Oversize Balloons & More

Bridal Shower Party Balloons

  I love details. In this last post about Kaleigh’s bridal shower I’m sharing the rest of the details that made the day so special including a tutorial for these adorable DIY pink ombre’ clothespins.

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Bridal Shower Details & Tutorial – DIY Flower Crowns

Bridal Shower Flower Crowns

photo credit: Beccah B.  The morning of Kaleigh’s personal shower Courtney and Karianne presented her with her own special flower crown for the day. At the shower the girls set up a flower crown making station for all the attendees … Continue reading

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Bridal Shower Details – Photo Ops and a DIY Ombre’ Backdrop

DIY Ombre Photo Op

This Photo Op Corner at Kaleigh’s personal bridal shower was one of the cutest details Courtney & Gina included for the day. More photo opportunity than photo booth it incorporated both props and a cute DIY ombre’ backdrop created from … Continue reading

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Easy Tutorial: How to Make Fabric Flowers

How to Make Fabric Flowers

I am so excited about how CUTE these flowers turned out! And they’re so easy! Jennifer asked me to make a couple of fabric flowers to be used as tie backs for her daughter’s creamy velvet curtains and this is … Continue reading

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Latest News & Updates from the Hamilton House

Succulent Corsage

As I sit here writing this post I’m resisting the urge to melt into panic mode. Kaleigh and Jared’s wedding is in 6 and 1/2 weeks. Somehow, I just realized this. My brain has been stuck on 8 weeks. 8 weeks … Continue reading

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How to Recover a Lamp Shade #2 ~ Neutrals & Pom Poms

Lamp Shade Makeover (15)

Let’s begin this post by saying that this lamp shade and lamp base are not meant to go together. I feel much better. I’ve put off writing this post because I have this darling new lamp shade tutorial to share … Continue reading

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How to Recover Chandelier Lamp Shades

Recovering Lamp Shades Tutorial

Recently, after selling my living room lamp shades, I received several requests for tutorials on how to recover lamp shades. And since then I’ve had the opportunity to recover three different lamp shades with three different methods and I took pictures of … Continue reading

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