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Sunday, 14 July 2013

DIY WEDDING PROJECTS WITH YOUR CRICUT

I got the best news last week. My Brother-In-Law and his girlfriend and finally getting married. They've been together longer than Steve and I! They've not set a date yet but it will be sometime next summer. I was even more thrilled to be asked to be a BRIDESMAID!! I've never been part of a wedding party (other than my own) *super excited*

She's asked me for any help possible. This is Helen's time to shine!! 



So, I've started a Pinterest board for the big day and we've been texting back and forth about venues etc. OMG, I'm so excited!!

I want to use the Cricut for as much as possible. I've seen so many fab projects with different cartridges. Here are some of my favs:

Cut Out Name Invitations: This was a post about a gorgeous couple and their wedding, colours and details. I love the cut-out name with the dark colour and contrast inset. This can be used for so many different projects. I think that they used it for the ceremony programmes...



Embossed Card Wedding Invitation: This is the most simple idea but how elegant is this???!?!? I love it. You can get all sorts of different patterns and embossed card. Think of the possibilities....


Wedding Place Cards: I've seen so many variations on these over the years and I am really looking forward to making something fab for their wedding. Here is a really detailed example. (how amazing is it that the Cricut can do this all??)


Jana Eubank does some pretty amazing things on her blog (you should really check her out) I found her post on wedding favor thank you boxes and I had to share.


Invitation Round Up: This site has a wealth of ideas for DIY wedding invitations using the Cricut. There aren't any instructions or anything, just images. But a great place to start the creativity flowing! This one here was one of my favs.


The Plunge Project has a great series of DIY wedding projects using the Cricut. The instructions, imagery and all is fabulous. To be honest, I really wish I would have thought of this for my bouquet (10 years ago!) I think this is really unique.


Last but certainly not least is this beauty. Unfortunately, this was found on Pinterest and doesn't have an original source (that I can find) which is such a shame 'cause the person who created it should be praised! It is beautiful, simple and elegant. I think it would make a gorgeous center piece for a wedding table. And, with all of the Cricut flower types available, the possibilities are endless.


Okay, so this is my starting point for their wedding.....I'll have plenty more to follow. I had a great time making things for my own wedding, 10 years ago. Time flies....

I made all of the bouquets - from silk flowers ;-)

PS: There is still time to vote for me for The Affordable Design Blogger Awards. I'd love it if you could :-) 

11 comments:

  1. Those are all so beautiful. I love my Cricut! Deg was a great buy! Thank you for sharing at our Pinteresting Party!

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  2. Such amazing designs, with things getting so expensive your skills with the Cricut are going to be in high demand. Can't wait to see how it turns out!
    Hugs and thanks for linking,
    Patti

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  3. Beautiful projects! With those as starters, it will be a gorgeous wedding!

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  4. Your wedding picture with your bridesmaids is so pretty. I do love my Cricut! It's amazing the things we can make. Do you look at Lettering Delights? They have a wedding svg right now.

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  5. oh wow I've never wanted to own a cricut until this post I never saw the point and now....oh dear!! thanks for posting with The Penny Worthy Project and come back soon!

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  6. Those designs are lovely, no stunning is the right word :) Do you think we can get the Cricut in Europe?

    Thanks so much for linking up on Tutorial Thursdays Linky Party. Voting has started, please take a moment to cast your vote on your favourite link of this week :) I look forward to seeing what you share with us this Thursday.

    x
    Natalie
    Marigolds' Loft

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  7. Oh, I need to flex my focus muscles on this one. I too plan on having a friend get us hitched. The concern has crossed my mind that we might flub up and just be pretend married. I know Massachusettes and the whole damn common wealth of New England has some weird laws. get ordained online

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