When two consenting adults decide to tie the knot, they can use the wedding décor to establish the mood for the event. So much of the look and feel of the event comes from personalities of both people. Even mad scientists can express their true selves by making these easy flask and succulent table décor pieces.
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Mad scientist wedding décor
These fun and funky flasks and succulent are so easy to make and so easy to customize with your color palette. You can match the color of the sand to match the color of the bride’s maid’s dresses. Succulents are so hot right now and their spiky alien looking leaves makes you wonder about whether a xenomorph is lurking in the depths of the wedding cake
Flasks and beakers and all manner of glass labware can be found at second-hand stores. I found the ones pictured at a university surplus sale. Just a quick note, never use used labware for food or drink. There is all manner of interesting chemicals in labs these days. Always clean the labware thoroughly. Or you can buy new here.
I used white sand purchased from Jo-Anne’s for this tablescape. You can use a wide range of colors and textures. Be creative in what you use to fill the flasks with and please send pictures of your awesome on social media and tag us! We can’t wait to see how you use this idea.
- Looking for more funky industrial wedding décor ideas? Check out my other blog articles.
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Go urban chic! Hex Nut and Succulent Industrial Wedding Decor
The industrial wedding decor trend provides a great opportunity for urban chic. Wedding decor trends are always changing as brides look for fun and unique ways to express their own style. The wedding decor gurus have been talking about how wedding style is moving from the rustic farmhouse look to a more industrial urban vibe. Greenery will be a good compliment to the brick and metal neutrals of the cityscape décor.
When you are planning any social occasion, decor provides a backdrop to the narrative that you are creating. That’s why you put so much effort into creating a mood, a narrative, and fantasy for your wedding or social occasion.
Create your industrial wedding decor
Planning ideas for unique urban and industrial wedding decor, think mechanical, think metal, think brick. This project is a quick and easy and quite frankly, freaking adorable wee decoration piece that combines distressed metal and trendy succulents. And nothing could be easier to make.
I found the hex nuts at the local Habitat for Humanity Restore. This Shangri-la is a place where you can find used building materials. The 2” hex nuts were fifteen cents each, but everything was 50% off, so they cost me a whole eight cents. You could purchase new if you are going for a shiny metallic look. You could even spray paint them with some cool textured spray paints. The succulents were purchased at Jo-Anne’s on sale. So, yay for saving money where you can.
Making the pieces was super easy. Just cut the succulents into small pieces and hot glue them to the hex nuts. You can glue felt circles to the bottom to give a polished and complete look.
That’s pretty much it. I can’t wait to see how you adapt this look to your wedding. Please do share photos if you’d like. Find us on Instagram and Facebook. I am very excited about this new wedding decor trend. Go be amazing!
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I just wanted to make a quick post about a show that I have been enjoying on Netflix called the Magnificent Century. this show is basically a telenovela of the court of Suleiman and his harem. The most delightful thing is that is was filmed in the Topkapi Palace where you will see many of the Isnik manufactured tiles that inspired the Sophia line in Ravenna Relics.
You can see the tiles in the background of this still image of the Sultan Valide, Suleiman’s mother.
I highly recommend the show, not so much for historical accuracy, but as a visual treat. The costuming is exquisite, and again, leave expectations of historical accuracy at the door. Just enjoy the ride. 🙂
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And if you are looking for t-shirts, mugs or canvas totes with watercolor and digital collages inspired by the Ottoman decorative tiles, check out Ravenna Relics. We have several designs to choose from. Let us know what you think in the comments.
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