A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 296,399
Currently Running With Scissors:
773 Guests and 34 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Craftin' It Up for my September 23rd Wedding (Pic Heavy)  (Read 1985 times)
Tags for this thread: wedding_invitation  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Lunapooka
« on: August 22, 2010 11:24:46 PM »

We are planning our wedding on a pretty tight budget, with most of the money going to pay the band.  Since music is what brought us together and going to concerts is what we do for fun, the music is the top priority.  I also want everything to look fabulous, so I'm craftin up the decor. 

The Invitations:


Printed at home on paper I got a Dollar Tree (4 Invites w/ Envelopes for $1), Embellished with punched out leaves and ribbon.  There's a lovely quote on the back that I love.


The Ring Not-Pillow:


A mock copy of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, with pages cut out and felt added for a safe space for our rings.


Table Decorations:

Made from DT plain glass candles, tissue paper decoupaged over them.  The same tissue paper has been made into the Martha Stewart poofs for decorating the hall. 

The Unity Candle:

These have got to be the most overpriced wedding item I've seen.  There is no reason a set of three candles should cost that much money. Ridiculous!   I've been really drawn to peacock feathers, they are making lots of appearances in the decorations. 

Favors:

These aren't really crafty, but they are very practical.  We both work in health care, as do a fair number of the invitees, so black pens are always needed.  Pens seemed like the perfect favor and I'm really happy with how they turned out.

Other crafty things to come! 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I need a house with a craft room!
shelby2008
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2010 04:52:47 PM »

im doing a lot of diy things too b/c all of our money is going to get a live band too! the music is very important to us but man alive, it is taking up 2/3rds of our budget..thanks for the post!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Haylie
Tutorial Contributor

Silly and Crafty!
Offline Offline

Posts: 3282
Joined: 04-Sep-2005

Proud Army National Guard Wife!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2010 06:23:32 AM »

I LOVE the Hitchhikers ring box!  Fantastic!  I will definitely have to show my husband that one!  I think the pens are a great idea too - very practical and guests will actually take & use them!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster needs you!

I love my husband!
<3 Cullen & Haylie - August 27, 2010 <3
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Embroider a Towel
How to Embroider Pillows
How to Dry Flowers
How to Give Wood an Antique Look
Learn the Basics Of Ikebana
Latest Blog Articles
DIY Summer
Craft Challenge 101 Announced - Stash Buster
July 8, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.