Sunday, October 30

Kevin Gets Married PLUS Table Decor in a Jiffy

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Remember my darling nephew Kevin?
I've known & loved him all his life,
& this weekend I had to give him to another girl . . .
 Luckily, I'm crazy about her too -
so it wasn't quite as hard as I thought it would be! 

Isn't she lovely?

AND they're perfect for each other.
The wedding was so beautiful.
Check out these *amazing bridesmaid's shoes* . . .
And my favorite bridesmaid, my beautiful niece . . .
The wedding took place far from where I live.
I wanted to help with some simple table decor
at the wedding dinner, 
BUT since we traveled by air--
it was tricky.

Here's what we did . . .
Walmart really saved me on this one!
{Everything is from Wallyworld unless otherwise mentioned.}
I knew whatever we had in stock at my local store
would also be available where the wedding took place,
so I shopped here at home--
then had a couple of hours to shop
& pull off: four simple centerpieces,
a "table runner" & candy favor bags for 30.

Here's my "team" that helped me . . . 
Hunny, me, Jeffrey, & Christian

I knew the restaurant was using 
burgundy cloth napkins 
& I really liked the idea of blue with the red.
The "table runner" is a glitter wrapping paper,
cut down the center.
This was my favorite element. 
It was so beautiful & sparkly in in the evening light. 
And some thought it was fabric.
These little glass vases were only about $4 each.
They held up so well despite being dropped
in the parking lot & rolling around in the back
of my nephews truck!

{Remember to keep your centerpieces short
for conversations across the table.}
The little blue birds are clip-on ornaments 
from the Christmas section. {Only $1 each.}

Tip: it's more simple - & it looks elegant too -
if you just keep all the flowers the same.
{Especially if you're pressed for time.}
 At home,
I found the picture frames, above, at the thrift store -
spray painted them,
& made the signs on my word processor. 

They have little bird ornaments 
hanging from them also.
 Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Lunt.
Welcome to the family Trisha!


  1. Beautiful table decorations! You're so creative.

  2. What a lovely couple :)

    I really loved the table scape. It was perfect. just perfect!
    I thought the table runner was fabric.. Such a clever way to use wrapping paper.

    & the bride and groom signs.. I loved them :)

    Take care,

  3. Congratulation to the newlyweds! They make a handsome couple.

    That table is simply gorgeous Michelle wonderful job!

  4. I love decorating, but I've never had the knack for event theming, very beautiful indeed!!
    Btw...I can't believe you are a Grandma!

  5. My dear Sis, thank you so much for creating the absolute perfect table decor for our kid's rehearsal dinner. Everyone commented on how beautiful it was, and of course, I couldn't help but brag about my sis taking it off my plate. Literally, no pun intended! ;) Once again, I must say, "I don't know what I would do or be without YOU in my life." Kevs & Trish truly are a perfect couple, and we are a blessed family!

  6. What a beautiful job you did on those tables! And on a budget, too! Love the name frames you did for the chairs. You have such a beautiful family, as well :)


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