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Nomishona
« on: April 05, 2010 11:21:12 PM »

A couple of Fridays ago (March 26th) my boyfriend surprised me by proposing!!

The wedding isn't until July 2011, so we have time to plan, and I have time to craft Smiley
I'm looking for ideas on what I can craft for the wedding, but nothing too hard so I don't spread myself too thin.

Here's what I've come up with to make:
-Ring Bearer Pillow
-Flower Girl Basket (or at least put ribbon on it to match the pillow)
-Bread Basket (the fiance and I are big bread lovers, so we're going to have a bread basket at our table)
-Wedding Cake Topper
-Bridesmaid's presents

What are some other fun/easy things I can make? 

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Ring (the picture doesn't do it justice.  It looks like a princess ring!)
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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2010 11:30:43 PM »

Aww! Congrats Cheesy
as for other crafts go you can always make containers (paper bags, boxes, etc.) to put gifts for guests in.
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2010 12:06:58 AM »

Jewelry is an awesome idea for bridesmaid's presents. Some gemstone or Swarvoski crystal earrings would be fun and easy to make!

Also, congrats. Beautiful ring!
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2010 05:26:23 AM »

YAAAAY congratulations! You guys look great together Cheesy He looks super happy haha.
(and that ring is GORGEOUS)
 I guess it depends on the crafts you really enjoy.

I've seen great ideas for table centerpieces, bags and small memory gifts for your guests, even bouquet wraps. Maybe make something special for him and you to wear that day, like a kerchief for his pocket or a special boutonniere, and a hair accessory or gloves or jewelry for you that have matching notions.

Hope those help :3
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2010 05:45:13 AM »

Congrats!!! As for crafting...if you're trying to stay on a budget just remember to price shop first, because sometimes the ready-made is cheaper than crafting it. But if you're crafting for the joy of knowing that you crafted a whole lot of your wedding, then go crazy!!!! There are so many great things you can do. Check out sites like http://www.save-on-crafts.com/ for ideas & supplies for wedding crafts.
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2010 05:50:55 AM »

Blessings!!!!!

First thing on your list should be to decide if you are going with a themed wedding or just a color scheme.

As I got married very young. I would suggest that it is all about YOU and HIM!! I cannot stress this enough.

Being so young we had just enough for the license and the lady that my step mom found to marry us in my step mom and dads apartment. LOL

Ensuing family and irritation  I wish He and I would have just eloped. LOL

Now, nearing on 20 years later....My dream is to have a renfair revowing. LOL

So, have loads of fun...but make sure it is what YOU AND HE wants ONLY. This is not about anyone else at all but you two.

Congrats to you both and may your blessings be many.
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2010 06:09:02 AM »

wedding favors, invites, cake toppers (ours were South Park representations of my husband, daughter, and me), favor boxes/bags, centerpieces, candles for the altar (depends on your ceremony), dresses, decorations for the hall, bouquets and boutinners (i know the spelling is wrong), guest book, stuff for the ring bearer and flower girl, like you mentioned, the box for people to put cards into. Congrats to both you and your fiance!
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2010 09:06:39 AM »

congratulations! and OMG, your ring is breathtaking!
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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2010 02:49:41 PM »

I thought of you and this post when I checked One Pretty Thing this morning!  It's a whole wedding craft roundup.  Here's the link: http://www.oneprettything.com/  She has great craft ideas and tuts all linked up in one spot.  There's some great ideas.  I think I am going to make the photo backdrop project to take some shots of my kiddo. (Un-wedding themed, of course)  Grin
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Nomishona
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2010 03:33:41 PM »

Thank you for the great ideas!  I can't wait to marry him Smiley 

We will have been together for 7 years in September and we couldn't be happier!  He is truly my best friend (we've see each other pretty much everyday for the past 7 years, and we miss each other even if we're away from each other for only a half an hour!)

I'm lucky that I have a crafty sister-in-law who knows how to sew and jewelry making (I was a bridesmaid in her and my brother's wedding and she made all our jewelry).

And commenting on what Radmom said about it being about us, yes I agree!  We're getting married in July, but I've always wanted a winter theme wedding, so we're have a "Christmas in July" wedding Smiley

I will post pictures as I craft!
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