DIY Fabric Feathers…

Lovely!

a-ladys-findings:

DIY Fabric Feathers via Creature Comforts: Perfect for boutonnieres, favors and gifts.

Supplies:
Download feather template
Cotton Linen and linen-look fabrics in 1/8 yd strips
Jute Twine
Corsage Pins
32 Gauge White Cloth Floral Wire
Avery Permanent Glue Stick
Craft Scissors
Fine-tipped fabric scissors
(optional) Vintage buttons
(optional) Cardstock paper and pen for writing tags
(optional) Decorative Bird Nest
(optional) Bissinger’s Salted Margarita Caramels

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DIY wedding? Free wedding printables!

Save some money and make your own paper suite (invitations, response cards, place cards, table numbers/names, favor tags, etc). If you lack the time and creativity here are some FREE wedding printables I found on Intimate Weddings website. (There are other printables available there as well.)

I love these creative place cards found on Martha Stewart Weddings website. (Click the pictures below to go to the site and download the free printables.)

Patterned placecards

Butterfly placecards

This oozes creativity…LOVE IT!

 

What’s In a Name?

Some guests are too shy to share their life stories. Help them bypass the small talk and go straight for the good stuff with introductory cards that reveal shared interests or personal triumphs.

Play It
When a guest slides out her place card (calligraph her name under our design), she’ll see an arrow pointing to the left with the name of the person seated there, plus an interesting tidbit (e.g., “Joel was a Connecticut tap-dancing finalist!”). A second arrow shares info on the person seated to her right.

 

Here are some lovely favor wraps you can DIY, courtesy of Martha Stewart:

Beautiful paper Dahlia favor wrap

Wedding Favor Cone

Heart box favors

Matchbook seeds favors

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Another DIY creative idea…

Another DIY creative idea…click the link for instructions! roughdraftwedding: The Pretty Blog

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Very cute DIY favor idea! Love it! :)

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ETSY THURSDAY: Unique and creative favor finds!!

I want to apologize for being a bit MIA, but this has been a really busy week for me. However, I could not miss Etsy Thursdays, so today I will be sharing some of my creative favor finds!

Vintage Button Candy Favors: perfect for a vintage style wedding~offers a sweet and unique momento for your guests.

Edible Vintage Candy Buttons 100

($75 for 100 custome hand-made button candies )

Elegant Votive Candles: a beautiful way to say Thank You with a lasting memory. Perfect to use as an escort/place card and favor.

THANK YOU   -   VELLUM VOTIVE WRAPS  - DIY

($0.50 per label (wrap only—DIY) or $3.00 per candle that includes the label)

DIY wedding favor kit: who doesnt love candy? Say thank you with this DIY favor stuffed with your favorite candy.

Custom Wedding Favor Kit Modern Candy Do It Yourself Glassine

($0.60 ea and includes personalized label and envelope)

Donation Favor Card: I’ve never seen this before, but thought I would share in case there are some philanthropic readers. This is a great DIY favor idea that supports a notable cause that you and your fiance decide to donate to.

Monogrammed Donation Favor Card

($1.00 each)

Personalized Pocket Mirrors: I love this idea, beautiful and unique! This would be perfect for a bridal shower or a small wedding. This vendor offers gift wrapping, personalized, and non-personalized options with a variety of designs.

Set of 10 Personalized Mirrors - Bright Stems

($30 for 10 mirrors-Check out this seller for other options.)

Decorative Matchbooks

Personalized Matchbook Wedding Favors

($1 ea)

Customized Favor Bags: cute concept (for an outdoor wedding) that you can virtually fill with anything~a DIY project.

Wedding Favor Candy Bags. -- Sample.

($1 ea)

Bride & Groom Soap: I think your guests will get a kick out of this unique favor.

Mini Bride and Groom soap

($1 ea This vendor offers discounts on set quantities.)

I hope you have been inspired by my unique etsy favor finds, and if anything you have some ideas to play with or create on your own. Make sure you check back next week for my Etsy finds! Please repost this and tell a friend that is planning a wedding or into weddings/event planning to check out www.3d-memoirs.com for some creative finds and ideas!

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The beginning of Etsy Thursday..check out these wedding finds!

While its fun to DIY, sometimes it just makes more sense to buy it from someone that is already DIT (doing-it-themself). This post will include some wedding decor etsy finds that I fancied and wanted to share. These are projects where due to time constraints and reasonable purchase price may be easier to buy instead of DIY. All of the items below in my opinion are reasonably priced and creatively beautiful! Check them out and going forward every Thursday I will share my etsy finds with you~let’s call it Etsy Thursdays. Let me know what you think and if there are certain items or category of items that you would like me to research and share, please send me a note!

Great decor item:

Birch Wood Shavings Crafted Flowers - Natural - Lot of 20 by AccentsandPetals on ETsy

($5 for 20 flowers http://www.etsy.com/listing/63704008/birch-wood-shavings-crafted-flowers?ref=cat2_gallery_3)

Nice guestbook option or personal memento of the occasion:

Wedding Poster- Guest Book Alternative

($36 http://www.etsy.com/listing/68279181/wedding-poster-guest-book-alternative?ref=cat2_gallery_32 )

Cute idea for placecard/favor:

Handstamped Place Card Stones

($1.50 each http://www.etsy.com/listing/64309331/handstamped-place-card-stones?ref=cat2_gallery_14)

Rustic and creative holders:

12 Natural Birch Wood Place Card / Name / Table Holders

($15 for 12 pieces http://www.etsy.com/listing/60427952/12-natural-birch-wood-place-card-name?ref=cat2_gallery_16)

Cute idea for favor tags or to hang on a wishing tree for the guests to complete:

Wish Tree Wedding Tags - Pretty Floral Bird - Coffee Stained

($11 for 25 http://www.etsy.com/listing/68309797/wish-tree-wedding-tags-pretty-floral?ref=cat2_gallery_4)

Table numbers:

Table Number Wine label or Cardstock 1-10 Choose your Color

($20 for #1-10 http://www.etsy.com/listing/49079245/table-number-wine-label-or-cardstock-1?ref=cat2_gallery_34)

Very creative idea for guestbook:

Guest Book - Bird on a Branch Note Cards with prompted messages and Sign- Set of 200

($50 http://www.etsy.com/listing/62164970/guest-book-bird-on-a-branch-note-cards?ref=cat2_gallery_39)

Very elegant table numbers:

1 DIY Vellum Table Number - NO MINIMUM

($2.75 ea http://www.etsy.com/listing/68305773/1-diy-vellum-table-number-no-minimum?ref=cat2_gallery_40)

This would definitely come in handy:

Wedding Signs Custom wedding directional sign and arrows, 6 X 18 in. for personalized sign and Damask Pattern 6 X 16 1/2 in. For Wedding, Ceremony, Reception,Party, Parking, Laughing or Cocktail Hour sign

($79.95 for all 4 signs: http://www.etsy.com/listing/68311680/wedding-signs-custom-wedding-directional?ref=cat2_gallery_17)

I think this would make a great wedding gift:

Painted Custom Family Name Wood Sign NO VINYL - Item Number ETS-22

($32 http://www.etsy.com/listing/61269457/painted-custom-family-name-wood-sign-no?ref=cat2_gallery_14 )

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