All posts tagged: DIY

zinnia flowers in red and hot pink and white in glass vases on top of a wine barrel

Top 10 Tips For DIY Wedding Flowers

Choosing DIY wedding flowers can be a great way to save money on your big day, but let us give one word of caution: this task isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes a lot of work to create all of those centerpieces, bouquets, and boutonnieres that you’ll need for your wedding day, and our guess is that your time is precious. Think you’re up to the task? As anyone will tell you—especially local wedding florists who know the ins and outs of the business—having a solid plan and knowing what you’re getting into are the keys to success. To help you prep, Read More

Zola paper wedding invitations and response cards in beautiful script font

The 15 Most Gorgeous Free Wedding Fonts

Calling all DIY types! If you’re planning on designing, printing, or otherwise making any portion of your wedding invitations, paper goods, or signage, you’ve probably been on the hunt for the perfect wedding font. The typography you choose when designing your wedding materials, whether it’s a cocktail napkin, a save the date, or ceremony program, can be of vital importance. Your wedding font can communicate volumes about the style, mood, and tone of your big day—so we’re here to help you choose wisely. We’ve rounded up 15 of the most gorgeous, creative, and eye-catching free wedding fonts to make your Read More

Individual succulents wedding favor

5 DIY Summer Wedding Favor Ideas

Although there are countless wedding vendors to help you all along the way when planning your summer wedding, you might find yourself wanting to personalize your nuptials with a few fun DIY wedding projects. Who wouldn’t enjoy spending a couple hours soaking in the sunshine while crafting away? And what better way is there to put your craftiness to good use than to whip up some DIY wedding favors? Here are 5 DIY wedding favor ideas that we adore for summer weddings. 1) Spread The Love Your wedding guests will surely wish that they could bottle up all of the evening’s love and happiness. This favor Read More

DIY Wedding Calligraphy Tips

Calligraphy is a beautiful way to add elegance and flair to your wedding invitations. The envelopes you choose for your invitations are the first impression you make on your guests—so make that impression a lasting (and stylish) one with custom calligraphy! We asked the experts at Wedding Paper Divas to share their top calligraphy tips, so you can make a beautiful impression on your wedding guests and set an elegant tone for your big day! DIY Calligraphy Calligraphy is an ancient art form that requires skill and practice; however, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn. If you have plenty of time before you Read More

Get Spooky: DIY Halloween Party Treats!

We love getting into the Halloween spirit over at Zola HQ! Perhaps it’s the increase in candy consumption around the office that gets everyone excited – Either way, there’s no shortage of fun surrounding this spooky event. We decided to whip up our favorite DIY drink + snack combo for the occasion. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Halloween party this weekend, here are two quick & easy DIY treats to woo (and boo) your guests! Creepy Crawly Cocktails Featuring OXO’s Good Grips Spirits Ice Cube Tray  What You’ll Need: Fresh H2O Ice Cube Tray – We recommend using a silicon tray like the above for easy removal. Plastic Toy Read More

The Perfect Personalized Gift: DIY Tile Photo Coasters

Sundays are the perfect time for fun activities that you wouldn’t generally have time for during the week. Today, we’re getting artsy with POPSUGAR‘s steps to making your own DIY photo coasters. So, grab a bottle of Mod Podge, print out your favorite photos, and get crafty! Perfect for any special holiday, a set of these tile photo coasters will cost less than $5 to make. The square tiles from your local home goods store makes this DIY a unique way to showcase your favorite Hipstamatic and Instagram snaps. All you need is some Mod Podge and a bit of felt to Read More

Brighten Up Your Kitchen With a Colorful DIY Mason Jar Organizer

With spring just a few weeks away (hopefully), we’re taking every opportunity we get to think warm and bright. Thanks to POPSUGAR, we’ve got steps to making your own DIY mason jar organizers to keep your newlywed home colorful and clean – a little fun “spring cleaning” project, if you will… Looking for a fun and colorful way to organize your kitchen counter or desk space? This tutorial will show you how versatile canning jars can be as placeholders for some of the most used items around the home or office. I saw this adorable DIY and wanted to try Read More

Friday Faves

We’ve scoured the wedding, home decor, and DIY scene to find some inspiring content to start your weekend off right. From wedding details that will up the romantic ambiance at your ceremony to a $3000 giveaway you won’t want to miss, there’s no shortage of stunning posts in today’s roundup of Friday Faves. A Wedding In The Woods We loved this detail shot from a Green Wedding Shoes wedding, photographed by Paige Jones. The candles definitely add an air of romance. See more of the gorgeous photos here. A Giveaway You Won’t Want To Miss We’ve teamed up with our friends at Weddington Way and Read More

Friday Faves: Valentine’s Day Edition

We’ve got the Valentine’s Day spirit in full force here at Zola, so we thought we’d use this edition of Friday Faves to round up some of our favorite sweet treats and moments. Enjoy! Chocolate For All Occasions  Ginger Snap Crusted Chocolate Mousse Tarts, Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes, No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars… the list goes on and on. Who needs Valentine’s Day to indulge in these chocolatey treats – we’ll be enjoying them all year long. See more on Bell’Alimento. 14 Ways To Be Romantic #1: “Say I love you with actions.” Camille Styles is helping us get into the Valentine’s Read More

Friday Faves

Back from the holidays and looking for some major inspiration for the New Year? We’ve kept up to date with the blogosphere and rounded up some of our favorite posts in today’s edition of Friday Faves. Mixed Match Bridesmaid Dresses Done Right It’s always refreshing to see this alternative trend done just right. We love the mix of prints and textures in these bridesmaid dresses and how the deep red keeps the look cohesive. See more photos from this gorgeous shoot on Ruffled Blog. DIY Green Cleaners With cleaning on our minds, we were excited to find this roundup of do-it-yourself green cleaners Read More