DIY & Décor

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday and if you don’t know what to get your dad, Vicky of Mocho Loco has a yummy chocolate chip cookie recipe and downloadable printable card she designed for Oh Darling Bride readers. Yes, Vicky is a real darling! Enjoy…  I woke up this morning to realised that I haven’t done anything for […]


Flowers, it’s one of those wedding expenses that leave many brides and grooms in a semi-state of shock. To save money when it came to our wedding, my Mr and I agreed on minimal flowers and were blessed that my talented mom did all our arrangements. DIY is one way to go but if you’re a fan of rustic […]


What could be better than an inspired DIY bride who shares her wedding decor tutorials with us? I think it’s a bride who offers to give-away the rustic seating chart she made for her wedding!


Today’s guest blogger and Cape Town bride-to-be Carolyn shares her gorgeous DIY project for guest wedding table place settings. Take it away Carolyn… Instead of name place cards for all our wedding guests, I made these heart name pegs. They’re too cute it’s a great way to also save space on tables as they peg onto the […]


Pretty Lace Earrings {DIY Tutorial}

by Monique on June 1, 2011 · 2 comments

Love lace? Me too. But what do you do with those pretty lace leftovers from your wedding dress? Why you make show-stopping jewellery of course! And I’m going to show you how.  I fell in love with the idea of turning lace into jewellery when I saw these lace necklaces (gorgeous right?!) So I found some […]


If I weren’t so addicted to blogs I would be trying out more DIY projects! And this rustic chic DIY project by bride-to-be Andrea of *Keepin it Thrifty* sure is tempting! Thanks Andrea for sharing this awesome idea with us. I’m thrilled to show all y’all Oh Darling Bride readers one of the craft projects I tackled for my rustic lodge […]


Rustic chic wedding décor is extremely popular and looking at this shoot, created by Blank Canvas and photographed by Wesley Vorster, you can see why! Margaux van der Berg, from Blank Canvas, Cape Town based wedding coordination consultancy, shares the inspiration for this rustic shoot as well as practical tips for recreating the look.