Category Archives: ForestCandleStudio

Two to Four Months Before the Wedding (Part 3)

Part 3: Favors

by ForestCandleStudio

Your wedding day will be here sooner than you think! Plan your favors as early as possible, especially if you want to DIY or to order handmade &/or personalized items. Leave some room open for unexpected last minute things by getting items on your checklist completed ahead of schedule!

In Part 3 of this four-part series, here are some unique handmade wedding favors from Etsy shops. Some inspiration to help you find what will be just right for you! Click photos to go to the shop listing for each item.

If you missed Part 1: http://wedeclectic.com/2013/07/11/two-to-four-months-before-the-wedding/

and Part 2: http://wedeclectic.com/2013/08/22/two-to-four-months-before-the-wedding-part-2/

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Engagement Inspiration – Thank You Cards

by ForestCandleStudio

Congratulations – you’re engaged!! Here are some wonderful cards to thank your guests after your engagement party or bridal shower.

All are handmade and customizable from shops on Etsy. Two of them are pdf files so you can print out however many you need for yourself. Clicking on each photo will open a new tab to that shop’s listing for information about each item.

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Happy Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest

www.forestcandlestudio.etsy.com
www.facebook.com/ForestCandleStudio
www.pinterest.com/forestcandle

Wedding Inspiration – Aisle Markers

by ForestCandleStudio

Here are some beautiful ideas for pew decorations / aisle markers to wow your guests when they arrive for your ceremony!

All are handmade and customizable from shops on Etsy. Click on shop name to see info for its item (listed in order of photos shown in rows, left to right, top to bottom).

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BURLAP

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1. Daisy Daze Design

2. Shannon Kristina

3. Soiree Supply

4. Pink Pearls White Lace

5. Butter Bean Vintage

6. Wedding Parties

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PAPER

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1. Alices Wedding

2. Shabby Papercrafts

3. Rose Flower 48

4. Blooming Bridges

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FEATHERS, FLOWERS, BOWS

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1. Kirahley Kreations

2. Lindas Wedding Frills

3. Superbuy4j

4. Silk Bridals

5. Creatively Carole

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ASSORTED NATURALS

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1. Smoky Mtn Woodcrafts

2. Miss Violet Weddings

3. Spotted Leopard

4. Jessmy

5. Beachy Chic decor

6. The Celtic Heart

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Happy Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest

www.forestcandlestudio.etsy.com
www.facebook.com/ForestCandleStudio
www.pinterest.com/forestcandle

Two to Four Months Before the Wedding (Part 2)

Part 2: Decorations

Your wedding day will be here before you know it! Check those decorations off your list of to-do’s as early as possible. You’ll appreciate having some wiggle room the month before the wedding to take care of unexpected last minute things.

In Part 2 of this four-part series, here are some unique handmade wedding centerpieces and backdrops. Great inspiration or perhaps exactly what you’re looking for! Click photos to go to the Etsy shop listing for each item.

Btw, if you missed Part 1: http://wedeclectic.com/2013/07/11/two-to-four-months-before-the-wedding/

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Mossy Fairy Garden Centerpiece by SurroundingsOnline

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Triple Wine Bottle Candle Holder Centerpiece by BoMoLuTra

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Personalized Wedding Banner by TheArtofHandmades

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Custom Embellished Centerpiece Vase by KPGDesigns

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Woodland Wedding Centerpiece by DaliasHomeDecor

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Geo Curtain Handmade by FrenchKnotStudios

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Handcast Handpainted Birch Forest Vase Set by NECenterpieces
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Paper Rosettes Backdrop by ThePaperStudio
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One-of-a-Kind Wreath with Fairy Lights & Shabby Chic Window/Picture Frame Handmade by WildMountainWreaths
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Just Married Banner with Glittered Letters & Preserved Moss by QuiltedPolkaDot
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Wedding Inspiration – Add a Pop of Color!

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Brides and grooms can really have some fun by adding a pop of color to their wedding outfits. To give you ideas, here are some colorful handmade and vintage items from Etsy shops.

 
Fyi, many Etsy shops can customize items to your desired colors and styles. So don’t hesitate to contact a shop whose work you like!

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For the Bride.for the bride

Clockwise starting at top left and ending in the center:

  1. Green and black fascinator hat with zipper roses & electronic resistors by Aula46
  2. Honeysuckle pink mask with detachable satin flower clip brooch by ArtisanMaskers
  3. Bead embroidery bracelet by CrownofStones
  4. Silk & linen flower with peacock feathers hair ornament by ButtonsnBlossoms
  5. Colorful floral bridal sash by RosyPosyDesigns
  6. Sunrise seashell and aqua chalcedony earrings by ThePineappleHut
  7. Handmade flowers shoe clips by ChloeANDMaddie.
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For the Groom.for the groom

Left to right, top to bottom:

  1. Map cufflinks for the groom and his attendants by BrassandChain
  2. Custom comic book sneakers by MoonlightDecorator
  3. Multi-color blue modern tartan tie by TiestheKnot
  4. Quilled blue boutonniere by MiaettiaCreations
  5. Blue, green, and yellow paper boutonnieres by TheLittleRedButton
  6. Vintage wingtip spectator shoes by flyfishark
  7. Men’s gingham suspenders by PaigeGrayson
Happy Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest
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Wedding Inspiration ~ For a Polka Dot Wedding

By ForestCandleStudio

Do you love polka dots? Here are some fun and fabulous ways to use them in your wedding!

All of these items are handmade and available from shops on Etsy. Just click on a photo to go to that shop.

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polkadotearrings

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dottedweddingbadges

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Happy Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest

www.forestcandlestudio.etsy.com
www.facebook.com/ForestCandleStudio
www.pinterest.com/forestcandle

 

Offbeat Wedding Gowns

by ForestCandleStudio

Gorgeous, fun, unusual…does this describe what you want to wear on your wedding day?

Perhaps one of these unique, custom-made wedding gowns will be perfect for you!

 

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Carnival inspired wedding dress by Patterns Optional

 

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Fairytale inspired cotton wedding dress by Wedding Dress Bridal

 

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Steampunk victorian wedding gown by Chrisst

 

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Bohemian wedding gown by Kata Kovacs

 

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Corset wedding gown by Wedding Dress Fantasy

 

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18th century style wedding gown by Miss Lisa 1867

 

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Wedding dress with vintage kimono fabric by Shantique

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Happy Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest

www.forestcandlestudio.etsy.com
www.facebook.com/ForestCandleStudio
www.pinterest.com/forestcandle

February Treasury Challenge

 

It’s time to get your vote on! This month there are only 4 entries, but I don’t know if that will make voting any easier; they are beautiful! Check out these gorgeous collections; each one featuring both of January’s challenge winners:  Clay Bouquet Shop and Bag Secrets.

Voting ends at midnight on February 28th EST, and the winner will be posted on 3-01-2013.

You have just a couple days to vote, and the winning treasury will be selected by majority vote. The winner will be announced here on the 1st. Please vote for your favorite collection here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6JDP9WK

Previews of the treasuries, in the order of entry: (Click on the photo to open the treasury in full page view.)
Thank you so much for voting!

January Treasury Challenge

 

It’s time to get your vote on! This month’s treasury contest was a team challenge that produced over 50 treasuries.  I think we covered every possible wedding theme, and now we need your vote. Check out these gorgeous collections; each one featuring one, or both, of December’s challenge winners:  Forest Candle Studio and Delaney Photo Jewelry.

Voting ends at midnight on February 8th EST, and the winner will be posted on 2-09-2013.

Please vote for your favorite collection here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q7K6RBW

Previews of the treasuries, not in the order of entry: (Click on the photo to open the treasury in full page view.)
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SandSurfLoverusticwedRomanticGardenWedding

PurpleGold

PinkBlack

Peacockweddingdreams

NaturallyInLove MysteriousAffair makeastatement

GothicWedFantasy

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GoldenHuesAutumn

GayMarriageEquality

exchvowslavenderfieldEcoLuxuryWedcrimsongoldcowboy weddingcobaltgoldweddingChristmasweddingWedding Inspiration...a Palette of Blues and Purples by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyHoneymooning...Beaches  Lingerie and Mementos by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyBridal White by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyWedding Themes   Music by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsywhitewedhoneymoonweddingsseasonalsparklewedding fantasiesVisionsSilverIvoryVintagevintageroseVintageloveTropPinkOrangesummernightsweddingTwoBridesWedDaystorybookwedsteampunk weddingsValentine's weddingsportsinspiredSomethingBlueTropical Wedding Inspiration...Shades of Aqua and Coral by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyForTheGroomAndFriendsIts Wonderfully Romantic by Annie Farber on Etsy

Blushing Bride by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy

Lime Green Dream Wedding by Kristin Ames on Etsy
A Rainbow of Wedding Favors by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy
Black and White Wedding by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy
Weddings with Geekery    Theme Weddings     by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy
A Touch of Spring by Tina Cooke on Etsy
The Beauty of Spring Weddings by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy
Bold Victorian Wedding Inspiration by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy
Destination Wedding   Travel Themed Wedding Details by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyWedding Inspiration...a Palette of Blues and Purples by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyWedding Palette  Red and Black by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy

Fairytale Weddings by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on EtsyWedding Palette of Pink and Orange by Jennifer Ferencz Barato on Etsy

Here is a special Thank You to our team captain, Jennifer of Clay Bouquet Shop, for having an outstanding number of entries in this months contest. We appreciate your efforts and the exposure.

Table Decor & Favors Part 3: Votive Candle Holders

by ForestCandleStudio

The wedding reception is a place to really let your personalities shine! Here are some awesome handmade votive and tea light candle holders for inspiration as you plan your table decor and lighting. After the wedding, what great favors for your guests to take home to remember you and your special day!

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Vintage Sheet Music Luminaries by Olden Designs

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Shabby Chic Country Upcycled Votive Holders by Huckleberry Vntg

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Hand-cut Paper Luminaries by Sugarplum Silhouettes

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Hand-sewn Mini Felt House Luminaries by Hunky Dorky

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Jute & Seashells Votive Candle Holders by Ters Just Beachy

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Etched Glass Bicycle Votive Cups by Fiddle Home

 

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Gold Leaf Votive Holders by Ma Belle Amie 1316

Btw, in case you missed them, here are links to Parts 1 & 2 of this series:
Part1: Silverware Holders
http://wedeclectic.com/2012/09/12/table-decor-favors/
Part 2: Place Card Holders
http://wedeclectic.com/2012/09/27/table-decor-favors-2/

Best Wedding Wishes,
Marcie Forest

www.forestcandlestudio.etsy.com
www.facebook.com/ForestCandleStudio
www.pinterest.com/forestcandle