Materials: 2 plain cards (1 black and 1 white) Scissors Pencil and eraser Craft knife Glue Black marker Patterned stamp Silver stamp ink Black stamp ink Stamp for inside message Silver letter stickers Diamantés Patterned scissors (optional) Instructions: 1. Start with 2 cards (1 black and 1 white) of the same size.… Continue reading Handmade Wedding Card
Keep memories of your marriage alive for years to come with this simple and inexpensive memory jar. I wrote the poem which reads: This first year of marriage has been so special and is the start of many more, I am excited to imagine the future we have in store. The traditional first anniversary gift… Continue reading Memory Jar – Wedding Anniversary Gift
Want to make a box of chocolates look a little more fancy?Materials:Cream filled or hollow chocolatesCellophaneContainerStick tapeWooden skewersFlorist foamScissorsInstructions: chocolate skewers1. Cut some cellophane into small squares.2. Push a skewer through the middle. Secure with sticky tape about an inch from the pointy end of the skewer.3. Push the chocolate on to the end.4. Cut… Continue reading Last minute gift or table centrepiece
An inexpensive gift which will last longer than real flowers.This paper rose technique is not an original idea, but I thought it turned out rather well so I should post it.Materials:PaperGluePliers (preferably with a round nose)Instructions:1. Cut out a circle of paper2. Cut a spiral shape.3. Grip the outside edge with the pliers and roll… Continue reading Paper Roses for your Valentine or 1st Anniversary
We needed some table numbers to suit our castle wedding. I got some goblets from eBay and self adhesive house numbers from the local hardware store.My plan was to put some florist foam inside and add some wire nail polish flowers (see the related post in 'Wedding Decorations') but I ran out of time and they… Continue reading Goblet Table Numbers
Wedding guests won't lose their glasses with these easy and cost effective charms.They are also a nice keepsake for your friends and family.Try using photos or get bigger frames and use them as an alternative to name place cards.Materials:Heart pendant frame (eBay http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=150760804557 )Wine charm rings (also from eBay) Jump ringsCrafters acrylic - I used Kaiser 3… Continue reading DIY Wedding Wine Charms / Napkin Rings / Alternative to Name Placecards
Looking for a cheap table centrepiece which does not obstruct your guests view? Make a nail polish flower wreath which matches your theme colours. Make matching hair pins for bridesmaids or flower girls.