We are so excited to provide our brides and customers with beautiful decorations for their weddings and special events! With new items arriving daily, we get requests for item tutorials and set up help so we did just that! Click the video above for a helpful tutorial where you can see how to set up our metal wedding arch. If you’d like us to make another how to video, just comment below, we’d love to hear from you! The best part? This arch is perfect to use with balloons, silk flowers, and event fabric – the decorating possibilities are endless!
Will you be using an arch for your ceremony? Let us know in the comments!
Create a rustic flower garland for your home or special event! For this look, we were inspired by trendy boho and rustic event looks – you can even use this DIY for your own wedding. We used silk flowers, craft flowers, and the best part is that you can use the filler flowers and baby’s breath flowers which are already on the bushes to create the look. Add craft flowers or small silk flower buds if you garland is long or if you’d like more texture.
Dress up your event or wedding Chiavari chairs with these 5 ideas! From an easy slipcover or lace knot (if you have 300+ guests, these are a real time saver) to a more intricate sash bow with buckle pin, we have you covered for any type of event! Grab your chair sashes and follow along or save these ideas for later!
If you love traveling, adventures, and exploring the world then you’ll love these travel-themed wedding ideas! However you decide to show you passion for traveling, there are so many fun ideas and DIYs to try! We are sharing our favorites here, and for even more inspiration, visit our Travel-Themed Wedding Pinterest Board.
Last week, we asked on our Twitter and Facebook what you wanted to know most about planning an event and overwhelmingly the question we got was – “What should I consider as I start to plan my wedding?” Having been in the wedding industry for over 10 years, we are so glad to share our knowledge and helpful tips! We wrote down the most fundamental questions you should answer before you start to plan your wedding. Share these with your partner and your wedding planner, so you’re always on the same page!
Creating a beautiful backdrop for your wedding or photo booth at an event is no small task but there is a way to do DIY backdrops on a budget! Here are some of our favorite DIY photo backdrop ideas –
1. Use fabric or a tablecloth.
If you know how big of a backdrop you need, simply use a tablecloth or fabric to create the perfect look! Sequined fabric for a bigger backdrop or raised roses overlays for a smaller photo booth are two of our favorites! Need more fabric? We have you covered. Just remember to get your sewing machine ready – you’ll need to sew a pocket for the rod – here’s a great how-to.
2. Extra fabric ribbon backdrop.
We’ve all seen those gorgeous ribbon backdrops on Pinterest – easy to make and easy to install! The best part is you can use any fabric left over from other projects (that match your event colors) so nothing goes to waste!
3. All you need are lights.
Running out of time? Just hang LED lights for a beautiful backdrop! You can add a top layer of chiffon fabric for an elegant look. This is especially great for night time or outdoor gatherings (we’re looking at you rustic barn yard events) and it will no doubt result in gorgeous photos.
4. Silk flowers backdrop.
Speaking of gorgeous photos. Remember this? You can make your own! Yes, even on a budget! There are a ton of DIY silk flowers backdrop tutorials and examples, and you can even use pre-made garlands or swags to achieve a similar look. This one will take some time, but the end result is simply stunning!
5. Faux crystal curtains. Faux crystals are budget friendly decorations, but they look like the real thing! You can also use faux crystal curtains which already have rods for easy hanging or create your own with faux crystal beads. You can even combine these with a sequin tablecloth behind them or add hanging lights.
We’re excited to start a new series of design tips from questions decorating spaces to event planning strategies. Today, we’re here to help you navigate linen sizing. Finding the right tablecloths for your tables can be confusing so we’ve created a few sizing guides to help! To see the whole selection of sizing guides any time, visit our Linen Sizing Guides board on Pinterest, or pin these to your wedding linens board!
Our sizing guides shows the suggested tablecloth and overlay sizes for commonly used tables. The tables are standard sized 30″ high tables, unless noted. After determining your size, visit our tablecloths or overlays selection to choose from a variety of fabric and colors for your event! We also have a handy tablecloth sizing widget for more sizing help!
Thank you so much Tammy for having us be part of your special day! We are so excited to make these beautiful corsages and boutonnieres for the wedding party! This color combination is one of our favorites – we love pink! The corsages and boutonnieres were made with white or pink silk roses and a navy blue accent was added for the groom. And the best part? No wilted flowers! Love it!
We are so grateful for being a part of Judy’s bridal shower this May! Our best wishes to the lovely bride and big thanks to her and her bridesmaids for sharing this special day with us! We love the table decor accented with pretty flowers and the colors are just gorgeous! See the photos for more of our favorite details and share your favorite moments with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BalsaCircle or tag us on Instagram with #balsacircle – we’d love to get in on the fun!
Design Tip: Varying the colors and sizes of paper pom-poms adds interest to the party decor! Using silk flowers can also help you stay on budget – the best part is you can reuse them for other events!
Get ready for Memorial Day and summer picnics with decorations from Balsa Circle! Try these 3 ways to style your event or summer party with red, white, and blue linens and burlap accents! Like it? Pin it!