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diy Wedding Ideas: Be My Bridesmaid Boxes

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handmade bridesmaid invitations

handmade bridesmaid invitations

This project is from a bride whose bridesmaids lived in different states. It’s a really cute and touching way to ask  your best friends if they will stand by your side for one of the biggest moments in  your life. This is the perfect gift because it comes from your heart and your hands.  In each box  she placed photos of an inspiration board, cards with the details of the wedding and paint chips of her wedding colors. Get more details about this project at Wedding Chicks.

Materials Used:

– unfinished Cigar boxes {JoAnn’s}
– Sweet Cream and Blue Bahama paint
– bracket template here
– calligraphic adhesive letters
– scalloped A6 postcards

Instructions:

  1. Paint the outside of the cigar box with 2 to 3 coats with the Sweet Cream paint
  2. On the inside lid, use the bracket template and a pencil and trace the bracket design onto the lid
  3. Paint the inside of the cigar box lid with 1 coat of the Blue Bahama paint around the bracket you traced
  4. Add 1 coat of the Sweet Cream paint to the inside bottom area of the cigar box
  5. Using a playful calligraphic adhesive letters,  spell out “be my maid”
  6. Use a satin varnish over the adhesive letters
  7. Fill with personalized goodies and cute instructions about being a bridesmaid

Photography: Wedding Chicks

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