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brides say this all the time “we just don’t have the budget for details”. Well after this post that will not be a valid excuse! There are so many little ways to make your day unique without spending $4,000 on centerpieces! That’s just ridiculous. I actually PREFER to shoot DIY weddings over large budget weddings because there is so much more character shown through those details.  When a bride gets creative, it automatically makes her wedding day unique to her. DIY projects are the way to go! Today I’m going to explain how easy it is to create awesome labels that fit your theme and can really take a display from just ok to AMAZING!

I’ll show you how one $14.99 purchase created awesome details that were displayed all OVER the Sugar Shoot! Basically, I found this paper punch (found at any craft store…even Target has some!) I found mine at Hobby Lobby….such a scary place for my wallet! This is the main ingredient for this craft project! Here are the other items you’ll need! :

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Hot Glue Gun

Wooden Skewers (Walmart: $2.99)

Cardstock Paper

A color printer

Microsoft Word or Photoshop, etc.

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So this is super easy! Basically, create a design in Microsoft Word, Photoshop…. you could even use PAINT for all I care! Anything that allows you to create text and color will work.  If you have a monogram for your wedding, this would be the perfect time to use it! Create some type of note or design and print two copies of it on Cardstock paper (heavy paper).  Then PUNCH both designs out with your handy little puncher!  Now you have two identical labels! Next, put them back to back and glue the wooden skewer in between them! Wa-la! You have an adorable little detail for your wedding day! Wasn’t that EASY?! And was less than $20! These are great for escort cards, favor tags, etc!

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The possibilities for these punched labels are endless! Here are some examples from the Sugar Shoot! Ps. If you don’t want to buy the PUNCHER…. you can cut your designs out yourself… that is how I created the heart shaped signs below!

xoxo, Katelyn
10 Comments Wedding Wednesday
  1. Anna Burke reply

    LOVE IT :)

  2. Holly Stansberry reply

    Thanks for your great ideas! i am getting married on 6/9/12 and always enjoy logging on for Wedding Wednesdays!

  3. katie batten reply

    love this, great ideas for my wedding, i love posts like this!! :) THANK YOU! :) Have a great day! <3 :)

  4. Sarah Heinle reply

    I’m a sucker for Hobby lobby and really any craft store. I love party details and I love creating them. I love everything you did with the Sugar Shoot. Beautiful photos as always. :)

  5. Sarah reply

    THERE’S A HOBBY LOBBY IN VIRGINIA?! This could be a very bad thing!

  6. Kristina Neighbour reply

    I have no idea what to do for centerpieces or cute details. :( And I only have 72 days!

  7. Brenda reply

    Loved the colors and the details in the “Sugar Shoot”. All those years of creativity that ruined the carpet in your bedroom have paid off!

  8. Tammynize reply

    Wow. I was wondering if you had bought those from a press printing company. Thank you so much for enlightening me. I’m super excited to go to Joann’s now.

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