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Big Fringe Garland

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Here is an idea for a party or wedding that could be hung as garland, used for a photo booth, behind a desert table, or anywhere you see fit. It is easy to make and adds a huge impact!

You will need: Folds of crepe paper, scissors & tape

Step 1: Cut the roll of crepe paper in half.

Step 2: Take the roll of crepe paper, with another persons help, and pull until most of the stretch is gone. Then, fold the paper together.

Step 3: Begin cutting fringe halfway through the fold, leaving some space in the middle.

Step 4: Turn over and begin cutting the other side of the fringe, making sure not to cut all the way through.

Step 5: Using tape, attach one side to the ceiling letting the other side fall to the ground. Twist the bottom to create twists in the crepe paper… and you’re done!

Click on the following link for the original DIY with step-by-step pictures: Oh Happy Day

Photo Credit: Alison Conklin  via 100 Layer Cake-let

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Champagne Escort Cards

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Attach your escort cards to champagne glasses, and your guests will be ready to toast and happy to find that their seating cards come with a glass of bubbly! Cheers 🙂

Photo credit: Mike Krautter marthastewartweddings.com

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DIY Chalkboard Serving Platter

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This chalk board serving platter is perfect for serving cheese, cookies, fruit, or anything you might want to label! Originally found from the blog Whit & Whistle, with a great tutorial on how to make this serving platter that can be re-used over and over again.

 

Serving platter tutorial and photo credit: Whit and Whistle

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DIY Chevron Risers

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Here is an easy DIY project that can glam up a bar cart or even a dessert table display. These chevron risers really add a festive touch!

Click here for simple step by step instructions!

Original DIY by : Style Me Pretty

Photo Credit: Justin Marantaz

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DIY Darling Drink Decor

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These cute (and super easy!) oversized DIY stir sticks would be a great addition to cocktails at a summer wedding or party. All you need to do is print out the template on 80lb card stock, use a 3.5″ hole punch to cut out the circles and glue to a popsicle or corn dog stick. Voila! You have your darling drink decor. Cheers!

Original DIY found on Style Me Pretty

Photo credit: Justin & Mary Marantz

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DIY Matchbooks

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Matchbooks are an adorable giveaway for guests to use or to keep as a souvenir from your wedding. Style Me Pretty put up a great tutorial on how to make them and personalize them yourself!

You will need:

matchboxes (ones in the tutorial are from Ralphs), kraft paper (or any color or decorative paper you plan to use), computer/printer (if you plan to print out your design), ruler, Cutting Mat
scissors/razor blade, 
glue stick (or tacky glue)
, pencil
, bobby pins
, cardstock.

Click here to see step by step instructions, and pictures to go along with the instructions!

Original DIY by Papermade, photograph by Max Wanger

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DIY- Chalk Board Dipped Wine Glasses

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We love these chalk board wine glasses, here’s how you can make them yourself!

You will need wine glasses, chalk board paint (found at Home Depot), a plastic container, and wax paper.

  1. Pour a little bit of chalk board paint into your plastic container
  2. Dip the base of the wine glass in the paint
  3. Set on parchment paper and let dry!
  4. Once dry, feel free to write on them again and again with chalk! They will erase just like a chalk board 🙂

This is such a creative idea for your guests to keep track of their glass, and of course have fun writing on them! What else have you used chalk board paint for?

Photo credit : Just Short of Crazy

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