Want to try your hand at a few DIY projects?  Why not give one of these a try with our Best of Pinterest DIY June edition!  Centerpieces, garland, hanging mason jars and more!  These were the top DIY picks for June via you, our followers on Pinterest!

best of Pinterest DIY: diy vintage marquee

Want to add a little pizzazz to your event or wedding?  Why not make this eye-catching DIY marquee.  {source: Oh Happy Day}

Best of Pinterest DIY: hanging mason jar lanterns

I’m a HUGE mason jar fan – new, old, clear, aqua… it doesn’t matter!  And this cool take on hanging mason jars is not only adorable, but super easy! {source: Emmaline Bride}

Best of Pinterest DIY: recycled bark centerpieces

Have some old plastic containers sitting around?  These rustic, recycled centerpieces are a snap with some bark, yarn and floral foam.  {source: Camryn Clair via Hostess with the Mostess}


Best of Pinterest DIY: chalkboards

Another SUPER easy project for our Best of Pinterest DIY: chalkboard serving trays.  Really, no tutorial needed here, simply take your favorite tray (you can find these at thrift stores) and paint with chalkboard paint.  It’s that easy!  {source: Signature Style}

Best of Pinterest DIY: yarn wrapped letters

If you have cardboard and some extra yarn hanging around, these yarn wrapped letters are a DIY project at your fingertips.  {source: The Budget Savvy Bride}

Best of Pinterest DIY: vintage vinyl record dessert stand

When I saw this project, I knew it was going to make the Best of Pinterest DIY list.  Not only that, I’ve been slowly acquiring records to make a few for myself!  SUPER easy and SUPER cool!  {source: Bubby and Bean}


Best of Pinterest DIY: photo canvas art

Looking for a unique gift for family or members of your bridal party?  These cute mini photo canvases would make the perfect gift or wedding favor.  {source: Katherine Elizabeth Photography via Ruffled}

Best of Pinterest DIY: fringe garland

Our final Best of Pinterest DIY features this giant fringe garland.  Another easy project with nothing more than crepe paper, scissors and staples.  {source: Oh Happy Day}

Welcome back to our May edition of the Best of Pinterest!  May brings several cool new pins that not only did we enjoy, but so did you!  Sit back, relax and enjoy the best of our boards!

green boutonnieres

Stunning boutonnieres tied with velvet ribbon.  How adorable!  {source:  The Weaver House via Style Me Pretty}

children's snohomish photographer

Such an adorable Easter inspired dessert table with assorted pedestals and window pane.  Check out those adorable bunny cupcakes!  {source: Kaylee Eylander via Sweet Designs}

donation wedding favors

A great alternative to trying to decide on what wedding favors to have at your wedding, is a donation in each guests name to your favorite charity. This one in particular received high marks on our Pinterest board.  {source: Julie Cate Photography via Style Me Pretty}


You may have noticed that Something Borrowed, along with countless others are all raving about Pinterest.  If you’re new to Pinterest or have just joined and are in need of guidance on how to use it, we hope you find these tips for planning your event with Pinterest helpful.

“Slow down, you’re pinning too fast.  Take a break and enjoy a cup of tea.” ~Pinterest


First and foremost, you have to join Pinterest in order to be a part of Pinterest.  If you don’t already know someone with an account (faster approval processing), ask around.

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In case you don’t know, we here at Something Borrowed pin like crazy via Pinterest.  What better way to showcase our latest and greatest pins than starting a new “Best of Pinterest” series.  Here we’ll highlight the best of our boards by the number of pins re-pinned. If you haven’t yet jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, I highly encourage you to do so.  You will find so much amazing inspiration for not just weddings, but recipes, DIY projects and SO much more!  I warn you though, it is very addictive!

best of Pinterest: calligraphy rustic wood chair signage

Beautiful calligraphy rustic wood chair signage.  If I had handwriting like this, I’d make signs in every shape and size!  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: braided up do wedding hair

Trying to figure out what to do with your hair?  This was insanely popular on Pinterest!  Gorgeous braided up-do looks very natural.  A great way to show off amazing jewelry.  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: bocci ball station

Lawn games at weddings are one of my favorite ways to keep guests (adult and child alike) entertained.  Shown here are a bocci ball station and cornhole with bean bags custom made to match the couples wedding colors.  {source: Wedding Chicks}

best of Pinterest: wood pallet wedding signage

You went CRAZY on Pinterest when this was pinned just a few days ago! A great alternative to traditional signage is these awesome repurposed wood pallet used to direct guests.  Just paint the wood with chalkboard paint and that’s it!  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: wine barrel wood door altar

Wood wine barrels add such great decor to an event and are functional pieces, too.  Here are two wine barrels with a gorgeous chippy paint door forming an altar.  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: wedding barn signage

This rustic wood wedding signage happen to be our number 1 top pinned photo on our Pinterest page.  Loving how it can hang from the ceiling!  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: succulent flower arrangement

Succulents are HUGE right now!  They’re a great alternative to a traditional wedding bouquet, adding a very natural elegant feel.  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: simple centerpiece with burlap runner and recycled wine bottles

This is such a simple tablescape but it’s so beautiful.  A burlap table runner paired with recycled wine bottles turned into vases = gorgeous!  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: rustic wood ladder altar inspiration

This rustic altar is probably one of my favorites, and obviously quite a few of you fellow Pinterest mates.  The wood ladders graced elegantly with flowers in antique mason jars, who wouldn’t love this?!  {source: Southern Weddings}

best of Pinterest: rustic centerpiece with lantern wood coin and medicine bottle

There’s a lot to love on this rustic vintage centerpiece: the lantern, wood coin, medicine bottles, mercury candle holders and the vintage book used as a table number.  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: repurposed mason jar lighting

By now you probably know I’m a glass fanatic.  Well, some of you are too, especially when it comes to antique mason jars.  This amazing mason jar chandelier makes such a statement – I’d love this in our house!  {source: Charleston City Paper}

best of Pinterest: printed seating chart on burlap board

Seating charts and escort cards… boy, I’ve seen some very intricate and beautifully laid out displays.  But there’s something about this simple yet elegant seating chart attached to a burlap board so… simple!  {source: 100 Layer Cake}

best of Pinterest: nature themed tablescape with poppies

This is a gorgeous nature-inspired tablescape that I just adore!  The moss, twigs and poppies, I’m just waiting for a little frog to jump out!  {source: Green Wedding Shoes}

best of Pinterest: centerpiece with vintage books and teacup

I don’t know if its the vintage books (really vintage), the teacup or the felt flowers, but this is such a precious centerpiece!  {source: Rock-n-Roll Bride}

best of Pinterest: succulent centerpiece and wood coin table number

More succulents?  Sure, why not!  Loving this succulent and flower centerpiece in a gorgeous silver urn.  Along side is a mini wood coin table number.  {source: Style Me Pretty}

best of Pinterest: hanging floral tablescape

Last but least is one of my favorite Pinterest pins.  From the wine bottles repurposed and turned into taper holders to the ah-mazing hanging floral arrangement.  I wouldn’t want to leave this table if I were a guest!  {source: 100 Layer Cake}

Have you recently pinned a favorite that you thought was incredible?