A DIY Weekend

Happy Monday! What a glorious short week at work this will be :)

I stayed in most of the time this weekend since I wasn’t feeling well. I’m not sure if I’m getting a cold or if it’s just allergies, but I can’t stop sneezing and my eyes are so watery all the times!

Since I had to keep myself busy, I decided to work on my Pinterest projects.

Here they are:

Project 1: Wedding Program Christmas Ornament

Project 2: Bridal Shower “Flash” Cards {inspired by Something Turquoise}

For my food lovers, worry not. Just because I’m sick doesn’t mean I didn’t cook/eat. I made oven-roasted brussel sprouts (yes, I love them too much), chicken & pork tonkatsu, and am now in the process of making Char Siu Bao, i.e. Chinese Steamed Pork Buns.

I’m semi angry at myself because I went to Flushing and forgot to buy Char Siu. Now I’m making my own version which is so much more work. We’ll see if this is worth the time :)

Until next time lovelies, have an awesome short week at work, and a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend!

xo,

Angelina

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Virginia Vintage Fairytale Wedding

This past Labor Day Weekend my friends and I drove 8+ hours to Virginia to celebrate our friends’ wedding. You may remember the 11pm Chocolate Cupcakes that I baked for the bride’s shower just over 2 weeks ago.

The ceremony and reception took place at the groom’s family farm and I was so smitten by all the little details the bride created with her sister/MoH. I still cannot believe they U-Haul’ed the wedding props all the way from NJ to VA. That’s dedication.

One of the groomsmen, Tim, summarized the setting perfectly:

“I feel like I’ve stepped into a Pinterest album…”

I’m going to let the pictures do the talking, but please excuse my point-and-shoot camera quality. I forgot my Canon Rebel and am now repeatedly kicking myself for it…

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Don’t you think these are perfect? Who would have a gas pump on their property?

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LOVE the wooden signs – very helpful directions too!

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Walking down memory lane… + a piece the groom had written about the farm. So sweet!

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DIY photo booth – Yes, our groupie spent lots of time here!

Thumb-print guest book, perfect for decorating their new home together! =)

The bride picked out a glass for each guest to match their personality – what a creative idea! 

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I especially loved mine, perfect for bubblies! She’s fast with the new last name, too! I almost couldn’t find mine.

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The bride and groom with Mack, the Chocolate Lab and Maddy, the Golden Retriever… super adorable cake topper!

To conclude, just like any timeless fairytale… they live happily ever after!

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Congratulations, Christy & Kyle!

What a fantastical wedding weekend. Thanks for letting us be a part of your beautiful day – the hubs and I wish you & Kyle a wonderful marriage & of course, a happily ever after!

xo,

Angelina