Category: DIY

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Rosie & Kirk: An Elegant Eco-Friendly Wedding at Artifact Events

Date: April 22, 2023
Rosie & Kirk were married on Labor Day Weekend at the gorgeous, Artifact Events in Ravenswood. When they learned that the average wedding day produces 400lbs of trash and 60 tons of CO2 they wanted to do their day a little differently. Rosie & Kirk’s wedding had eco-friendly practices incorporated throughout their day. Finding Eco-Friendly […]

Happy Anniversary: Heather and Matt

Date: July 21, 2013
It has been exactly one year since Heather and Matt tied the knot. These two wonderful people came to me as day-of clients when they learned their ceremony venue burnt down! I remember the meeting so well– we were in a coffee shop in Edgewater when they told me about all their amazing wedding details– […]

DIY: Eco-Friendly Pom Poms Garland

Date: November 27, 2011
Posted in: DIY
For a photo shoot a few months ago [see the previous post] I wanted to add a little touch of DIY decor. By reusing old sewing patterns/tissue paper, I made a bunch of garland with pom poms that were hung by twine. The old sewing patterns added a nice honey coloring in the decor and […]

DIY: Pinwheel Centerpieces

Date: July 31, 2011
Posted in: DIY
I love incorporating handmade paper elements into weddings and events. Take a look back at my previous Whimsical Summertime Wedding inspirational board for more ideas on how you can use pinwheels in your wedding. As for me, these centerpieces will be on display during a friend’s SummerTEAtime party. These pinwheels are fairly easy to make if you […]





A Year in Review, The Best of 2023

Naturally Yours Events loved working with so many wonderful clients on their weddings this year! Here's to an amazing 2022 and looking forward to 2023 weddings & events!

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Top Tips on Tipping Wedding Vendors

Sometimes etiquette rules can be hard to keep straight, especially when you are juggling so many tasks leading up to your wedding day. Tipping vendors involved in your big day is a customary practice, just like you would tip on many services in day to day life. To avoid any confusion, we have put together […]

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