My DIY Wedding Reception

My husband and I eloped while  on vacation in Las Vegas in February, so we decided that since our family and friends were not there to celebrate with us, we would host a fun reception-like party later in the year. Our reception was on July 9, 2011 at a water park resort.

Since we eloped, I decided that I wanted to throw a really nice party with lots of personal touches, so that is exactly what I did! Everyone who attended had an awesome time and adored all the DIY projects that I made. Here is a peek at a few of the ideas that I had. Enjoy!

Table Assignments

Handmade Card Box & Customized Jones Soda! They have our picture on them

Photo board, rock signing, and cupcake stand

Cupcake Stand

Take Home Boxes For Cupcakes

Standing Menus- All 3 Sides had something different written on them

Build your own Bloody Mary Bar!

Mini Tabasco bottles for the drinks!


Chair Sign

Hope you enjoyed, I have many other pictures if you are interested in other ideas that I did. I simply do not have enough space to share all the details!


6 Responses to “My DIY Wedding Reception”

  1. Stephanie ADiamond Belton November 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM #

    Love your ideas! Your very original… love your blog and will be following! I don’t have a blog so no need to follow mine! Happy Thanksgiving by the way! Miss you!

  2. Maia December 2, 2011 at 11:22 PM #

    I love DIY projects! I also love cupcakes. Those look amazing. 🙂 Your reception looked very nice and I’m sure everyone enjoyed your personal touches.

  3. Tina B December 6, 2011 at 12:35 PM #

    This looks fantastic, you should know a Bloody Mary bar would be my dream at any wedding, love it!!!

  4. howcanigetfittoday December 22, 2011 at 2:16 AM #

    Love the Pics! Very original.

  5. doodilybug January 16, 2012 at 6:01 AM #

    This is AWESOME. I’ll be starting my planning on my own very small wedding for this July, so thanks for some great ideas!

    • The Fabulously Modest Life January 16, 2012 at 3:26 PM #

      Thank you! I had a blast making everything. If you are looking for project ideas I really liked and Some great ideas on there!

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