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Motif: Faux Bois

Faux bois or French for “fake wood.”   I’m a fan of the more stylish and modern take on this decorative motif.  Great for a gardeny-woodlandsy-outdoorsy affair.  And yes, I’m blaming The Martha for getting me started — back in the day when the mag featured details from Katie & Ian’s Real Wedding:


Yup, The Martha certainly loves some faux bois.  Just check out some of her DIY tutes (you need to close the video to view the how-to’s):


Above: A few more pretties. Woodgrain notecards from Night Owl Paper Goods (left) and  Wedding Paper Divas (right)Below: Some fun downloads, courtesy of the fab Papercrave.


Happy Monday!

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1 Dionne { 01.26.09 at 5:30 pm }

Thanks for sharing! This is lovely! Thanks too, for educating me on the meaning of “faux bois”!

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3 Jun { 12.21.10 at 12:15 am }

I love that wood-like pattern, especially on the candles. I would love to have something like this in my own wedding. So thank you for sharing.

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5 Paul { 01.17.13 at 7:50 pm }

Thanks for my activities in my school, very good…

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