One of our spunky Birmingham photographers, Kelly of Spindle Photography, coordinated a talented group of vendors to throw the most fabulous DIY wedding shower in preparation for the 1st Birmingham NotWedding. These vendors got their craft on with DIY shibori while enjoying a picture-perfect al fresco wedding shower…we love a good two for one. Kelly shares some of her excitement on the creative shoot idea below.

“Starting with the inspiration board for The NotWedding, I felt inspired to plan a DIY party for the bride to get some help with a wedding DIY (something I would have loved to have when I was planning my own wedding!). Shibori napkins seemed like a relatively easy and not too expensive DIY that a bride could really use, so with the help of several amazing vendors and a Pinterest board, the idea came to life.”













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Photography, Paper + Calligraphy: Spindle Photography | Florals: Hothouse Design Studio | Props + Gold Candelabras: Prop House Birmingham | Prop + Photo Styling: Kathleen Cook | Planning + Coordination: Invision Events | Pillows, Blue Glassware, Gold Flatware + Accessories: West Elm | Dishware, Wine Glasses, Tea Set, Yellow Throw: Anthropologie | Macarons: Magic City Macarons | White Church Pew: P.E.W.S. | Frou Frou Chic Ribbon + Linen Aprons: Bits and Bobs | Indigo Hand Lotions + Striped Scarf: Smith’s Variety Store | Shibori Shawl + Sea Salt Candle: Amano | Blue Ikat Pillow: Hobby Lobby

For more coverage of this shoot and the full DIY tutorial, please visit 100 Layer Cake.

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