Thursday, August 21, 2014

DIY Tassel Garland & Paper Straw Flags

I'm both honored and thrilled to be matron-of-honor in two of my best friends upcoming weddings this fall. With the weddings being less than a month apart, it's been very busy in the shower & party planning department (which I love)! Throw in planning a sweet friend's baby shower and Bear's upcoming birthday and let's just say one of our guest bedrooms is party planning central. And I've kind of turned into a crazy person. Anyway.

I'm loving getting to actually decorate with pink & gold for once! For months I've looked longingly at all of the pink & gold parties on Pinterest; now I'm getting to actually create with girly colors! There are so many details I want to share with you all but I'm waiting until after the bachelorette party next weekend :). Just in case the bride is reading!
 
 
First up, simple gold glitter paper straw flags. I thought about doing an actual picture tutorial but then decided it isn't necessary. Just grab some washi tape (this gold glitter tape came from Target), cut a strip about 3 inches long, wrap it around the straw, and cut a "triangle" out of the end to give it a flag shape. That's it! Really simple and a fun way to pretty up a drink. These polka dot paper straws are from Michael's; couldn't pass them up!
 
I've had my eye on this tassel garland tutorial for awhile and I'm so glad I finally got the chance to make some. No need for me to share a how-to; Linen, Lace, & Love did a great job of explaining. Now I want to hang some in every room of the house. That cool, Zach? Yeah, didn't think so. Worth a try.

 
I'm so excited for these upcoming parties & weddings! Any excuse to change out of my "momiform" and I'm down. :)


Hope you're having a wonderful week! It's almost Friday...reason to celebrate!




3 comments:

  1. So exciting!!! Weddings are SOOOO much fun and the planning party part is the best!!! Can't wait to see what fun festive things you come up with !!!

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  2. You are so creative!! AH I think you and I need a girl?? HA

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  3. i LOVE them!! i've always wanted to know how to make tassel garland!! thanks so much for sharing! your fall is going to be so much fun and full of celebration! <3<3<3

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