Free Printable Invitations

Free Printable Invitations, labels and monograms from around the world wide web and from right here at your favorite wedding blog, The Wedding Chicks.

1. How fabulous are these vintage paper place mats from The Pretty Blog. They have a few other styles available for download as well.
2. World Label has a ton of free labels to download like this vintage round labels.
3. Free printable bunting save-the-date and we also have the free printable invitation to go along with it.
4. Beautiful labels that you can use for so many things from Poppy Talk.
5. Mason Jar Free Printable Wedding Invitations from The Wedding Chicks.
6. More Free Printable Wedding Invitations from The Wedding Chicks this time with a super cute Dahlia flower.
7. More vintage inspired labels from World Label.
8. One of my favorite places The Graphics Fairy offers this free printable french wreath.
9. More love from us. Our Circle Love Custom Monograms that can be totally customized in your colors and names. Love!

 

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Do It Yourself Place Cards

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These adorable Do It Yourself Place Cards made with spools of colorful thread and lollipop sticks are an affordable, simple way to add colorful hand-made details to your reception or bridal shower. This super cute DIY project is perfect for making your guests feel special. See more clever do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

You will need:
Card stock
Complimentary colors of thread
Lollipop sticks
Craft glue
Scissors

To begin, cut your card stock into whatever shape and size you like. You can also use special craft scissors to give the cards a scalloped or funky edge.

Either write or hand stamp your guest’s name onto the card cut out.

Next, use craft glue to secure lollipop sticks in between the card stock cut outs.

Simply drop lollipop sticks into center hole of thread spool and you’re done. So easy and so adorable!

As always, a special thanks to our North Carolina photographers Hilton Pittman Photography for this crafty DIY.

For more of Hilton Pittman’s recently featured Do It Yourself wedding ideas, see below:

Do It Yourself Wedding Pinwheels
Do It Yourself Wedding Guest Book
Do It Yourself Save The Date Wedding Maps

Do It Yourself Pear and White Chocolate Mousse
Do It Yourself Pretty Patterned Fabric Envelopes
Do It Yourself Strawberry Jam Favors
Do It Yourself Wedding Cake Decor
Do It Yourself Drop Pin and Crystal Earrings
Do It Yourself Teacup Candles
Do It Yourself Simple Bridal Clutch

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Will You Be My Do It Yourself Download

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

This Will You Be My Do It Yourself Download is a completely awesome idea to wow your wedding party. Available for Bridesmaids and Groomsmen, you’ll have a blast making them. See more of our fabulous Do It Yourself projects here.

Stephanie Hunter Photography recently made these Will You Be My bottles for her bridesmaids and for her fiance’s groomsmen for their upcoming wedding. She goes on to share you with you how they created this cuter than life Do It Yourself Will You Be My Downloads.

From Stephanie:
We loved the idea of using the Wedding Chicks templates for cards but wanted something that really read into our style and that our friends would love, so we bought beer and spiked lemonade and used special waterproof labels to bring it all together. It was a HUGE hit! All of our attendants decided to keep their bottles…the girls are even going to keep them as little vases to house flowers in the future!

1. Buy bottles – beer, wine, spiked lemonade or flavored water…really, anything goes!
2. Buy special labels (important…we tried it with normal labels and they quickly became discolored and shriveled)! We used these on weatherproof matte inkjet beer labels.
3. Customize your cards/labels from Wedding Chicks: For The Bridesmaids Click Here. For The Groomsmen Click Here. To change your desired colors save image by right-clicking.
4. Use label software or template available on the Online Labels website to create labels
5. Import earlier customized image onto label using template or software.
6. Use whatever font you want to put the name of the bridal party member on the top label (where the neck of the bottle is).
7. Print final design on labels.
8. Remove existing labels from bottles – you may need to soak in warm water first.
9. Dry thoroughly.
10. Attach customized labels avoiding air bubbles.
11. Hand out and enjoy! *Tip: Buy extra labels in case you make mistakes!

Stephanie Hunter Photography

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Do It Yourself Paper Pennant

 

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

 

These Do It Yourself Paper Pennants are an easy way to add a personalized touch to your wedding or engagement photos. As we all know, pennants are all the rage and really do add a custom touch. Follow the easy instructions below and you will be on your way to having your very own, personalized Do It Yourself Paper Pennants. See more clever do-it-yourself wedding projects here.


1. Construction Paper in colors of choice
2. Scissors
3. Pencil
4. Hot glue gun and glue
5. Stencil you can print your own and make all numbers and letters to all shapes and sizes on your computer or you can purchase a stencil
6. Ribbon & Ruler
7. Craft Glue

1. Taking the construction paper in the color that you want the pennant to be, measure the top part of the pennant to be 7 inches across.

2. From the middle of the top of the pennant (3.5 inches), measure down 9 inches to make your point.

3. Connect each end of the top of the pennant to the point and then cut your pennant out.

4. Using your stencil, trace the letter or number onto your other color construction paper.

5. Once finished, cut out and glue down the number/letter to the middle of the pennant.

6. Take your ribbon and hot-glue along the top edges of the pennant. Continue to do the same with all others.

A special thanks to Hilton Pittman Photography and Viva La Event for this adorable wedding do-it-yourself project.

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Do It Yourself Easy Eco Friendly Place Settings and Favors

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Do It Yourself Easy Eco Friendly Place Settings and Favors are easy to put together, stylish, colorful, and what’s better than incorporating a little “green” into your wedding day? Plus they are only $6 a favor and guests can actually bring them home and enjoy them long after the wedding. See more clever do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

Supplies:
1. Recycled Paper Scissors
2. Any small potted plant
3. Potting Gloves
4. Potting shovel (if needed)
5. Twine Hole Puncher
6. Small Terracotta Pot

1. Start off by planting one of your flower/herb plants into the small Terracotta pot.
2. Print your saying of choice on your recycled paper. We used “Please plant this flower to remember our day and watch our love blossom in your garden everyday”
Once printed, cut into small strips.
3. Using the hole puncher, punch a hole in the top left corner of the strip. Cut the twine to desired length (determined by how many times you wish to wrap around the pot).
4. Cut the twine to desired length (determined by how many times you wish to wrap around the pot).

Last but not least, wrap twine around the pot and tie off in the front, making a bow, and place at each place setting. A special thanks to Hilton Pittman Photography and Viva L’Event for this adorable wedding do-it-yourself project.

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Do It Yourself Mustache And Muah

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

We combined two of our favorite wedding trends, the desert table and the mustache and lips craze into an easy Do It Yourself Mustache And Muah wedding project. Everything can easily be done a few days before the event and guests will love your homemade tasty treat. You can download the Free Printable Custom Muah and Mustache Favor Tags in your colors here! See more clever do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

Supplies
1. Candy Melts | 2. Squeeze Bottles | 3. Mustache Mold & Lips Mold | 4. Treat Sticks | 5. Clear Bags

Step 1: Melt chocolate by follow directions on package. Be careful not to overcook.

Step 2: Fill mold up halfway and place stick in mold. Settle chocolate and fill rest of mold with chocolate. Repeat for each mold.

Step 3: Put mold in refrigerator or freezer until hardened.

Step 4: Place in plastic baggy and tie up with some cute thread! Voila!

Thank you to annie’s coffee and treats for coming over and helping us with this fun project!

annie’s coffee and treats

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Elegant Do It Yourself Save the Date Cards

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Elegant Do It Yourself Save the Date Cards are gorgeous, super simple and incredibly classy. You can download them here and customize them with your wedding colors. See more of our fabulous Do It Yourself projects here.

If you are interested in being a guest designer please email jocey@weddingchicks.com and we will share with you how to make it happen. Be sure to check out all of our designs we have a ton.

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Modern Monogram Do It Yourself Printable Wedding Invitations

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

We have some gorgeous Modern Monogram do it yourself printable wedding invitations that include response cards, save the date and programs for your guests. Do it yourself printable wedding invitations templates allow you to create your own personalized wedding invitations that are absolutely free. There are no files or templates to download. All you need is some paper, a printer and little bit of creativity.

You can visit here to download the suite. Be sure to check out all of our free wedding downloads here.

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Do It Yourself Antique Brooch

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower or party. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

It may look like a family heirloom, but this pretty little accessory takes less than an hour to make! This Do It Yourself Antique Brooch is incredibly easy and oh-so-clever. You can customize this brooch to match your wedding theme colors. Attach it onto your shoes, pin it on your dress, or even wear it as an accent in your hair. It also makes the perfect gift. Be sure to peruse all of our do-it-yourself wedding projects. We have plenty to choose from.

Supplies:
Pearls
Swarovski Crystals
Jewelry Pliers
Clear Jewelry Thread
Glue
Scissors
Some kind of base (We used an earring)

1. To begin, remove the earring hook with jewelry pliers.

2. Next, glue a clear Swarovski crystal to the center of base.

3. Take the clear thread and thread a ring of pearls through the holes of the base.

Gorgeous don’t you think? Thank you to Hilton Pittman Photography for this adorable wedding do-it-yourself project.

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Do It Yourself Lotus Flower Cake Topper

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower or party. All you need are some basic items and a little imagination.

This Do It Yourself Lotus Flower Cake Topper is a sweet treat for any occasion. This delicate topper infused with a gorgeous crystal reflects the colorful paper surrounding it. It pleases the eye and makes any dessert delectable! See other do-it-yourself wedding projects.

 

Get crafty with this DIY Lotus Flower Cake Topper.

Supplies
Basille Card-Stock
Teardrop Crystals
Toothpicks
Scissors & Pen

Sketch a lotus design, as seen, with a pen.

Cut lotus out from card-stock. Using your fingers, close the lotus and gently bend petals inward to give them a nice shape.

Repeat previous step with a complimentary color of card-stock. Layer the two lotus petals together, and using a tooth-pick, poke a hole through center of petals. Place pointed end of crystal through center of petals. Place your lotus petal and crystal creation on top of dessert.

Our thanks to Hilton Pittman Photography for being so creative and to Chocolate Smiles Shop for providing the chocolate. Be sure to check out all of our wedding DIY projects here.

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Do It Yourself Fresh Fruit and Flowers Centerpiece

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower or party. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

Anyone can make this simple and budget-friendly Do It Yourself Fresh Fruit and Flowers Centerpiece! Use an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables with mini bouquets to make pretty centerpieces. Our favorite turned out to be the fragrant pineapple bouquet! See other do-it-yourself wedding projects.

Another way you can use these? Try nestling votive candles inside of the fruits and vegetables, instead of flowers. Super cute…right?

Supplies:
1. Assorted large fruits and/or vegetables
2. Variety of flowers
3. Floral foam
4. Votive holder
5. Scissors
6. Knife

1. Select a large fruit or vegetable that will hold your variety of flowers. Cut the very top off of fruit or vegetable with a knife.

3. Carve a 3 inch round/deep opening in fruit or vegetable.
4. Carve floral foam to fit inside of votive holder.
5. Put floral foam inside of votive holder and place into the fruit or vegetable opening.
6. Pour water into votive holder.

7. Snip the stems of flowers and arrange them however you like and stick them one by one into the foam.

Thanks to Hilton Pittman Photography for being so creative. Be sure to check out all of our wedding DIYs here.

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Do It Yourself Two Sided Felt Heart Pillow Cake Topper

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower or party. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

This Do It Yourself Two Sided Felt Heart Pillow Cake Topper is the perfect little beauty for weddings, showers, or every day occasions. See other do-it-yourself wedding projects.

Step 1: Assemble Your Supplies. For this project, you will need:

  1. Two standard-size pieces of felt in the contrasting colors of your choice
  2. Three lollipop sticks, available in the cake decorating section of most crafts stores
  3. Fabric glue
  4. Approximately five yards 3/8 ribbon
  5. Safety pins
  6. Craft knife
  7. Freezer paper (optional)
  8. Embellishments, such as buttons, iron-on appliques, vintage stud earings, decorative brads, etc.
  9. Needle and embroidery floss (not shown)
  10. Polyfill or other pillow stuffing (not shown)

Step 2: Draw or trace larger heart onto paper. Carefully cut heart template. (We folded the paper in half to ensure that both sides were symmetrical.)

Step 3: Safety pin paper template to felt and cut around template. Repeat, creating two identical hearts. (If using optional freezer paper, adhere paper waxy-side down with iron on medium heat. Trace heart shape onto freezer paper and cut.)
Step 4: Repeat steps 2 and 3 with smaller heart.

Step 5: Using fabric glue, attach smaller heart to larger heart. Repeat with other cutout hearts.
Step 6: Attach embellishments using fabric glue. For studded earings and brads, attach by piercing felt with a craft knife and then inserting stud or brad.

Step 7: Create a loop by folding a ribbon in half and glue on the inside of one of the hearts. Using embroidery floss, stitch around the outer edges of the heart, leaving room to insert stuffing.
Step 8: Stuff pillow and finish stitching.

Step 9: Wrap ribbon around lollipop sticks and adhere with fabric glue. Use embroidery floss to tie sticks together.
Step 10: Hang heart on sticks. Carefully insert into cake.

Note: Before creating your felt heart cake topper, be sure you know the dimensions of the top tier so you can determine how big your heart should be as well as how far apart the supports should be.

Cake and Cake Topper: Erica O’Brien Cakes
100% Wool Felt provided by: Felt on the Fly
Photos: Boutwell Studio
Stitching: Paper and Thread

A very special thank you to this whole team, I truly had so much fun making this with you.

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Do It Yourself Valentine Cookies

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Do It Yourself Valentine Cookies are straight from Martha Stewart. They are the sweetest way to say “I love you” to everyone special in your life. Here are few ideas on how to wrap them up with love. We also whipped up a custom little napkin and a fun little banner to liven things up a bit! See more clever do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

Photos by Diana Marie Photography

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Do It Yourself Drop Pin and Crystal Earrings

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Do It Yourself Drop Pin and Crystal Earrings are perfect for you or for your bridesmaids. These sweet little earrings are simple to make and are extra special because they are made with love. Plus, they’re oh-so-easy. See other do-it-yourself wedding projects.

Supplies:
1. Jewelry pliers & wire cutters
2.6 head-pins
3. 2 small pearls; 2 large pearls
4. 2 bicone crystals
5. Pair of Sterling silver earring wires

1. String large pearl onto head-pin.

2. Fold head-pin over pearl. Pull wire back the other direction and use plier nose to make a small loop. Take excess wire and wrap several times creating a twisting effect tight to bead.

3. Wrap, twist and clip one end of crystal.  Leave other end open to string on large pearl. String large pearl and bi-cone crystal. Wrap, twist and clip wire from open end of bi-cone crystal. Repeat for small pearl.

4. Wrap, twist and clip one end of crystal. Leave other end open to string on large pearl. String large pearl and bi-cone crystal. Wrap, twist and clip wire from open end of bi-cone crystal. Repeat for small pearl.

5. Voilà! You have your drop pearl and crystal creation. A special thank you to Hilton Pittman for another amazing wedding diy project. To see more of their fabulous wedding projects click here.

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Do It Yourself Wine Bottle Centerpieces

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These crazy-cute Do It Yourself Wine Bottle Centerpieces are perfect! Add a label with your wedding monogram and some LED Christmas lights with batteries to personalize them even more. They are simple to make and are extra special because you did them yourself. They’re also a great conversation piece. See other do-it-yourself wedding projects.

If you do not have any wine bottles on hand, they are still in the stores and marking them down. They also sell them on the internet all year round.

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Do It Yourself Cookie Coffee Warmers

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

When it’s time for coffee and dessert, keep guests happy with hot coffee and these Do It Yourself Cookie Coffee Warmers! Cookies such as these sweet amaretto-scented Belgian Waffle sandwiches can be placed atop each cup of hot coffee to ensure that while guests dance the night away, they’ll have a hot cup of coffee along with a tasty treat awaiting them at their table. Don’t miss other do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

A special thanks to our North Carolina photographers Hilton Pittman Photography for this crafty DIY! To see all of their crafty do-it-yourself wedding projects click here.

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Do It Yourself Rum Butter Balls

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

This Do It Yourself Rum Butter Balls recipe is so dear to my heart. My grandma, Genn Zawacki, is more of a mother than a grandmother to me and quite possibly the best baker on the planet. She is the sweetest and most loving person, not to mention she has a great sense of humor. She is the glue that holds our family together and most, if not all, of my happiest childhood memories include my grandma and grandpa. I love her so much, and it is with great pleasure that I can share this recipe with you. My grandma traditionally baked these cookies around the holidays and they were always a very special treat for us. The taste of them brings good memories flooding into my mind. Maybe you can start a tradition with your new family, too. I hope you enjoy it, and Grandma, if you made it down to Dad’s office to see this today, I love you, and I love you too, Dad.

Grandma Zawacki’s Rum Butter Balls
Ingredients:
1 cup of pecans or walnuts
1 cup sifted flour
3 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 cup butter – cut in pieces at room temperature
2 tsp. Rum or Brandy
Confectioners Sugar for dusting

In Blender:
1. Add flour, nuts, sugar, butter and Rum. Process until blended, about 30 seconds. Scrape blender bowl down with spatula. Process again until ball of dough forms on blades, about 15 seconds.
2. Turn out onto lightly floured board. Take a small portion of dough and roll into a rope, about one inch in diameter. Cut into bite sizes and form into balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
3. Bake at 325 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Do not let them brown. Let cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet then transfer to wire rack to cool.
4. Put confectioners sugar in a paper bag and coat the cookies. Coat the cookies twice.


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Do It Yourself Wedding Centerpieces

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These adorable Do It Yourself Wedding Centerpieces are easy, fun and incorporate your own personal wedding favors made from the heart. You and your partner can make these together and guests can take them home to use in their own space. Change out the flower on top to create different looks. See more crafty do-it-yourself wedding projects here.

You can also CLICK HERE to see all the images of this wedding DIY centerpiece.

Supplies

1. rectangle wood block
2. sand paper
3. small nails
4. hammer
5. yarn
6. scissors
7. drill
8. gray paint
9. flower

1. Drill a hole in the top of the block a couple inches deep and sand it. Paint the entire block your wedding color. We went with gray.

2. After it’s dried, sand the block to give it more of a distressed look. Sand more or less depending on what type of look you’re going for. Hammer the small nails in the wood block in the shape of a word or design.  I chose to write Love and a heart.  Be as creative as you want.

3. Cut a long piece of yarn and tie a knot around a nail.  Weave it around each nail until you spell out the word or create a shape. Tie a knot at the end again to keep it in place.

4. Place a flower in the top of the hole

A special thanks to Julie Harmsen Photography for creating this wonderful wedding do-it-yourself project.

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Do It Yourself Eco Friendly Succulent Place Cards

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Do It Yourself Eco Friendly Succulent Place Cards are an easy arrangement that can double as wedding favors for your guests. They do not need to be watered and require sunshine and a little love to survive. They are just pure cuteness for your guests to enjoy. To see more of our fabulous wedding DIY projects click here.

What To Buy

1. Mini Mason Jars 12 pack $15.79
2. Double Sided Tape
3. Sticks $0.45
4. Luxe Cream Fino Placecards 50 for $8.00
5. Succulents range in price, visit your local nursery

How To Make

1. Put your cactus in a mini mason jar
2. Print or write on a Luxe Cream Fino Placecard
3. Break your stick to the height you like
4. Fold your placecard and tape the side together and slide the stick in the middle
5. Insert your stick into your mini mason jar

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Do It Yourself Wedding Escort Cards

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

These Do It Yourself Wedding Escort Cards are an easy arrangement that double as a wedding favor for that back yard wedding. What’s also great is you can make these at the last minute and you don’t need a printer – just some decent hand-writing skills. To see more of our fabulous wedding DIY projects click here.

We picked up these salt shakers at our local Wal Mart for a whopping 87 cents each. They are also available in a box of 24 on Amazon.

Supplies

1. Mini Mason Jar salt and pepper shakers. You can buy them at Wal Mart or Amazon!

2. Flowers were picked from my backyard to make the project even less expensive.

3. Labels also from Wal Mart but, you can get extra cute and buy some from paper-source here.

4. A calligraphy pen. Office Depot has some great pens.

There is really so much more you can do with this DIY. For example, print out the names on your computer in a cute font or use a decorative label. The possibilities  are endless but this is just an example of the down and dirty basics. Cute and simple.

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Do It Yourself Placecards

Happy Tuesday everyone.

Thanks to the lovely Lawn Fawn and her supreme craftiness we have this week’s wedding Do It Yourself project. A unique place card that is perfect for a bridal shower or a small wedding affair, a definite keepsake for your guests. A special thanks to our favorite Orange County Wedding photographer Chenin Boutwell for taking the time to actually bring this do-it-yourself to you. Stay tuned because we have an additional DIY that accompanies these escort cards.

Supplies

1. Is a print out from my computer on white card stock.
2. Glue dots
3. Awl
4. Scallop circle punch 1.5″
5. Embroidery floss and needle
6. Corner rounder punch

Print your guest’s name from your computer in a cursive font on to card stock.

Start poking holes with an awl, following the curves of the name Take a long piece of embroidery thread and start embroidering the name.
(The best way to do this is to go up through the first hole, down through the second, up through the third hole, down through the second, up through the fourth hole, down through the third… etc.)

Create a top folded place card from matching card stock and then adhere some patterned paper to that card.

Adhere your embroidered name piece with foam adhesive to the place card. Take a small bud and adhere it with glue to the end of your embroidery.

We will leave with you next weeks adorable DIY also from Lawn Fawn that pairs every so brilliantly with these keepsake place cards.

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Do It Yourself Fake Mustaches and Lips for Weddings

diy fake mustaches

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

Check out these Do It Yourself Fake Mustaches and Lips for Weddings. They are perfect for favors and incredibly cute for a little prop at your engagement shoot or wedding. To see more of our fabulous wedding DIY projects click here.

 

fake mustache diy

Supplies

1. $1.99 Clay (I prefer Sculpty, but SIMO is good too)
2. $1.99 Wooden craft sticks (pack of 20)
3. Toothpick
4. Hot Glue Gun
5. Pyrex Dish

Once you decide on the color of clay you want for your lips or mustaches buy enough for how many you would like.
1 lil block of clay made me= 4 lips / 3 mustaches so I bought accordingly.

Ashley Rose

Lips:
1. Roll clay into a ball.
2. Flatten ball on a hard surface (I actually just used a paper plate).
3. Pinch the sides of the “now flat” ball, so it becomes more of a pinched circle.
4. Now started pushing the top part of the clay downward to make the lip peak.
5. It kind of starts to resemble a heart. Now elongate the heart a bit more to create the look of a lip.
6. Take your tooth pick and create the “smile” line in your lips now!

You will definitely see the smile line in photographs, so it’s the perfect touch to make it look like lips!

mustaches diy tutorial

fake mustaches

Do-It-Yourself Mustaches
1. Roll clay into a 2 balls.
2. Flatten out balls on a hard surface (I used a paper plate again).
3. Now you have 2 round flat circles.
4. Pinch them together and pinch the ends of them as well.
5. It will semi-resemble a bow tie ;)
6. Then go ahead and create the “hair” lines in the clay for the finish touch.

mustaches diy tutorial

Once you have made more lips/mustaches, place in a large glass Pyrex dish

Preheat oven to: 275 degrees
Bake clay for: 13 minutes
Let clay cool

Now just glue the wooden craft sticks to the back of your clay lips/mustaches. For mine I like the look of the stick being off to the side (kind of like a mask) so I positioned mine a little to the left! And poof you have cute props for your photo booth or photo shoot!

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Vintage Hankie Do It Yourself Save the Date Invitations

Vintage Hankie Save The Date

Do It Yourself, or DIY, wedding projects allow you to create your own personalized favors and touches that can be applied in any way you can imagine on your special day, for a shower, a party or whenever. All you need are some basic items and a little creativity.

We’re thrilled to share these Vintage Hankie Do It Yourself Save the Date Invitations with you. We asked Rachel over at B9 Objects if we could share the template. Rachel created her Vintage Hankie Do It Yourself Save the Date Invitations using a YUDU. If you can’t get your hands on a YUDU, below are instructions on how to use an iron template.

We highly recommend you check out how Rachel (B9 Objects) packaged the whole project. Click Here To See Her Vintage Hankie Do It Yourself Save the Date Invitations but don’t forget, the Wedding Chicks shop has lots of Vintage Hankies. Check them out here for some serious pretty.

Vintage Hankie Save The Date

1. Vintage Hankies {we know that it might be hard to find vintage hankies, but a great alternative is going to the fabric store or to Etsy and buying fat quarters}
2. Scissors
3. Iron Templates
4. Pillow Case
5. Iron

Vintage Hankie Save The Date

Here is where it might get a bit tricky but we are confident that you can pull it off. So, when you download the template here it is going to be reversed in order to iron it on properly.

Print it out on regular paper first so you don’t waste your iron-on templates. Then go into Word or any text edit program and type in your names and wedding date and reverse it. When you print it out, you can specify on the printer’s dialog box that you want it printed as “mirror”. Look under “preferences” when you click “Print”.

When everything is aligned properly you can use your iron templates.

Vintage Hankie Save The Dates

Vintage Hankie Save The Date

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