Hello lovely Fêtette-ers!
In case you are wondering, I am 6 months away from my wedding! Which means all of the DIY projects that I’ve been gawking over and planning to do actually need to begin happening. Needless to say, I am a little overwhelmed, but still thrilled to be able to share with you some of my ideas. Right now, the project du jour is….. wait for it…. Programs!!
As you might be aware, there are a myriad of clever and crafty twists that brides are doing to the typical wedding program. Even if it’s just the simple 5”x7” folded cardstock booklets, modern brides are putting personal touches on them – either by scrap-booking them together or having them printed in whimsical ways. Knowing that I wanted to do something that would stand out, I’m leaning towards a fabulous idea that I found a while back in Martha Stewart Weddings: Program Fans.
Since my ceremony will be held outside in July—and my future mother-in-law is known to overheat even in January – I couldn’t think of a better way to kill two birds with one stone. Not only are they pretty and practical, but they can be displayed in rustic baskets, cute boxes and/or handed by Ushers for your guests.
I have found different sites where you can order these fans, such as Daisy Days who assembles the fans for you….
Or you can find them on the one-stop-shop-for-everything, Etsy…
But for you crafty DIY ladies…. there a ton of templates available which allow you to pick your own heavy-stock paper (nothing less than 100-lb card stock, from what I’ve learned) and print them at home (ssshhh…or at your office… we won’t tell.)
Grab some supplies at Michaels, or any other craft store (you will need glue, ribbons and/or wooden sticks) and make sure to check out sites like Beau-Coup to get more inspiration like this:
You & I will have some very cooled-off & well-informed guests!
Et voilà ~ j