My M & M’s....Perfect for a Curbly Wedding???

by DIY Maven

Maybe I spend a little too much time DIYing, but I didn’t know you could order personalized M & M’s off the My M & M’s website until I saw a commercial for them the other night on the Food Network.

My M & M’s....Perfect for a Curbly Wedding???

You pick your color(s) from a choice of 17 and then add your custom message of up to 8 characters. On the opposite side of your message is the famous M & M ‘m’. The most cost effective packaging option is to buy 4-7 ounce bags for 48 bucks. Too cute!

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A Curblier’s Wedding Plans Continued: The Contemporary Wedding Cake

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A Curblier’s Wedding Plans Continued: The Contemporary Wedding Cake

If the first thing that comes to mind are swirls of white butter cream frosting when considering the quintessential confection commemorating couplehood, think again. Sweet Art Cakes takes a fun and fresh turn at creating some very cool and contemporary wedding cakes. (Note: Sweet Art Cakes is a UK company and ships only in the UK, but the cakes picture in their on-line portfolio could be duplicated by a bakery near you.)

 

 

 

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Attention Engaged Curbliers: Save-the-date Refrigerator Magnets

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Attention Engaged Curbliers: Save-the-date Refrigerator Magnets

Need to give your guests a heads up so they don't plan a trip to Vegas the weekend of your wedding? How about sending out save-the-date refrigerator magnets? The dozen or so designs offered by Exclusively Weddings are sold in packs of 24 for about 38 bucks, but they get cheaper the more packs you buy. So, yes, they’re more expensive than save-the-date postcards, but not nearly as mis-placeable and not nearly as cute either! 

P.S. Have you...

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Have you heard? A fellow Curblier was recently ENGAGED!!!

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Have you heard? A fellow Curblier was recently ENGAGED!!!

I’m not telling who, but let’s just say he is one of my friends. So, in the spirit of things, I’ve decided to keep a look out for ideas which might be of interest to those preparing to walk down the aisle. First up are these absolutely sweet heart-shaped paper clips from the Spoon Sisters. They could be cute in wedding invitations to keep all those important slips of paper–including RSVPs, maps and where-we’re-registered info sheets–neat and...

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How to Make Wineglass Stem Markers

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How to Make Wineglass Stem Markers

Wineglass stem markers are an easy and fast little item to fabricate. Supplies are minimal, which means they’re inexpensive. Great for gift giving as well as wedding favors, you might want to make a bunch.

Supplies

Memory wire (This is the secret of making stem markers. You can find memory wire at your favorite craft store in the beading aisle. It comes in coils as well as split rings. I found, since I was going to make several dozen markers, the...

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How to bogart wedding favors and what to do with them after you get them.

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A great way to bogart wedding favors is to enlist the help of a groomsman. They seem to be able to talk unsuspecting female guests to fork over their free gifts. (If you’ve seen Wedding Crashers, you’ll know what I’m talking about.)

How to bogart wedding favors and what to do with them after you get them.

Another good tactic, if you don’t know anybody at the wedding, is to sit at a dinner table with the fewest amount of guest. (Hey, you don’t know anybody anyway, so why sit with a bunch of strangers?) This way, you can...

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Assembling “It’s a Wonderful Life” Housewarming and Wedding Baskets

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Assembling “It’s a Wonderful Life” Housewarming and Wedding Baskets

A few years ago, I heard Martha give a tutorial on how to assemble a housewarming gift based upon the basket given to George and Mary Bailey in "It’s a Wonderful Life." Basically, you find a lovely basket, fill it with decorative ‘grass’ and add a loaf of bread, a container of salt and a bottle of wine. You then write or print out in a fancy font the following:

Bread! That this house may never know hunger

Salt! That life may always have flavor

Wine!...

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