DIY – Wedding Ceremony Wine Box

A new trend in wedding ceremonies is to incorporate a wine box, in which the bride and groom write letters to each other and the letters are placed in the wine box (with their favorite wine) at the ceremony, and either locked or nailed shut. The bride and groom can then chose which anniversary they would like to open each other’s letters and drink the

The Great Gatsby Party

I kissed my roaring twenties goodbye in style with friends and family at my Great Gatsby Party! I barreled into my third decade with a fun party, and frankly too much gin.  I was able to put together a relatively inexpensive party that still looked glamorous, thanks to great thrift shop finds, DIY projects and some resourcefulness! The photo booth was certainly the hit of the night

Sneak Peek – Gatsby Party – The Photo Props

What good is a photo booth without some great props?  I don’t know about you, but I love any excuse to dress up and act silly in front of the camera!  Props are also useful as added decor to a party, especially a roaring twenties party because the style was just so great! Since my party is going to be held in the pool area,

Sneak Peek – Gatsby Party – The Photo Booth

Hey old sport! Ok, so I sort of have an obsession with creating “photo booths”, or areas that aren’t technically photo booths, but close enough! And really when you think about it, what is a party without any pictures? In this picture obsessed generation (guilty!), it only seems right. For this sneak peek I’m going to show you how I made this photo booth out

Sneak Peek – Gatsby Party – The Original Koozie

Hey dollface! It’s Gatsby week, and I’m going to show you a few of the party details I am working on in preparation for this weekend’s party! This first sneak peek is of the original koozie, aka a mason jar wrapped in a paper bag!  This detail is so simple that in just a few short steps you will have cute decor and the perfect

DIY Wall Art – Bonne Vie!

Wall Art is one of the easiest and impactful DIY type projects you can take on.  Especially if you have some Record Album Frames.  These square frames are perfect for changing up your look, as the possibilities are endless! Once upon a time, I lived with my parents, and one of my greatest wishes was to have a wall of records, in my bedroom.  And

A Gatsby Giveaway!

In honor of my upcoming roaring twenties birthday party, I will be giving away the above vintage decanter that I found on my Longest Yard Sale Trip! To enter, like Twine & Vines Blog on Facebook and then share and comment via Facebook for a chance to win! The winner will be announced tomorrow evening.  Good luck! **This Giveaway is now over and a winner

Guest DIY Blogger Series: Styles by Holly

I am very excited to be back as a guest blogger for my sister, this time with another DIY accessory tutorial! Everyone (including my sister) seems to be loving the Great Gatsby movie these days, and have therefore been revisiting a lot of the styles from the 1920’s.  In just a week Jodi will be hosting her very own roaring 20’s birthday party, so we

Feature Friday – Refurbished Finds

Today’s featured finds include an end table and a 1960’s bench that were sent in by Lauren DiFazio in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  Before I show you these adorable items, let me just tell you how excited I am to be seeing the great refurbished pieces that people are sending me (or that I am forcing them to send me)! I know many Twine and Vines followers

How to Get Some Junk in Your Trunk – Trip Tips!

Well, this is it folks, I’m wrapping up my series on the Longest Yard Sale with some Trip Tips.  While some of these tips can be useful for all kinds of flea market or tag sales, you will definitely want to remember them if you decide to venture out onto the old 127 Corridor in the coming years for the World’s Longest Yard Sale! 1.) Have