Raise your hand if you’re attending a wedding this summer. Now raise your hand if you’re excited about dropping another $4 on a card. A card may not seem like much except a trip to Walgreens and 20 minutes finding an appropriate message. Why not save time and money and make one with stuff you already have on hand.
A while ago I bought a pack of envelopes that were a perfect size for homemade cards. As for the cards, you can use card stock, magazine clippings, recycled boxes (like cereal boxes) and add some other fun things like tissue paper, wrapping paper scraps and ribbons.
Here is the handmade card I made for an upcoming wedding I’m attending.
To make this card, I painted the clothespin white and black and hot glued a scrap of lace to the top, right side.
To make the bouquet, I crumpled up little balls of old tissue paper and hot glued then over some bits of green embroidery floss, directly onto the clothespin. I first looked at gluing the bouquet to a small button but it was out of proportion.
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