Crafts

Wedding Crafts

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Choose from an assortment of Great Wedding Favors to go with your Wedding Theme. With a choice of customized Wine Favors, silver favors and more our favors can be truly memorable.

 

Materials Needed

 

2 Paper Roses – two different colors
Plastic favor champagne glass
Seed pearls
™Hershey Kiss
Tacky Glue

Take your champagne glass, turn it over so the base is facing upwards, and cover the stem and top with very small dots of glue. Put a pearl on each dot of glue. Let Dry

Take your first rose ( these are the medium sized paper roses) and open it up by pulling the petals out. Open it as far as you can without pulling off the petals. Take the second flower and pull it apart completely.

3.Put tacky glue on the top ( new top) of the glass. Then glue the first flower on it. Let Dry. Make sure to press the petals down so they will stick. Pull out the leaves so they can be seen on the edge.

2.4.Take the petals of your other rose and glue them around the flower to fill in empty spaces on the base of the glass. Let Dry.

5.Place a small dollop of glue in the center of the flower and place your Hershey Kiss on top. Let dry

by Kristie McDaniel
Author of Do Yourself a Wedding Favor

 Flower Girl Basket Items needed for basket:
1 Basket in your colors
3/4″ – 2″ lace in your colors
String pearls in your colors
1/8″ ribbon in your colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Glue one or two rows of lace around basket, wrap and glue ribbon and pearls around basket handle (don’t forget to leave the ribbons long enough for trailers to hang from the basket), and glue flowers to bottom sides of basket handles. Fill with flower petals and viola you have a gorgeous Flower Girl basket.

 Top Hat Here is a unique idea for using a top hat for male flower carriers.

Items needed for top hat:
1 Top Hat
1/8″ ribbon in your colors
2 metal craft wedding rings in silver or gold
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Wrap and glue ribbon around top hat just under the brim and then tie metal rings around bottom of ribbons. Fill with flower petals and viola you have a gorgeous Flower top hat for a male flower carrier.

 Ring Pillow Items needed for ring pillow:

Ring pillow in color and shape of choice
String pearls in color of your choice
1/8″ ribbon in your wedding colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
ivy
2 metal craft rings in silver/gold
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Shape and glue on ivy in an “S” shape to center of pillow, glue your main silk flower to top center of ivy and pillow, add smaller flowers down the ivy until desired look is achieved, make a bow with ribbons leaving long trails and glue ribbon and pearls at base of pillow. Add the metal rings to the bottom of the ribbons and you will have your finished Ring Bearer’s Pillow.

Candle for Guests

Items needed for candle:

1 small terracotta pot
3/4″ ribbon in your colors
1 votive candle
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Place candle inside of clay pot and tie a ribbon around it. There you have and inexpensive and easy gift for your guests. If you would like to dress it up more you could add the string pearls to the top rim of the clay pot, paint the clay pot in your wedding colors, use a paint pen to write your names and wedding date, or make your own color/scented candles inside the pots.

Treasure Box

Items needed for chest:

1 large paper mache’ chest
white satin or lace
white paint
1/4″ white trim, cording, or string pearls
Hot glue gun or craft glue
knife or scissors
1 white pearl button
1 small white tassle

Our twist on the wishing well.

Directions:

Base coat (2 – 3 coats) treasure chest with white paint if you are going to use lace instead of satin to cover it with, cut a hole about 1/4″ to 1/2″ wide in the center of the lid coming about an inch from the edges of the lid, cover the lid and base in the lace or satin (or just leave painted), make sure to cut a slit in the lace or satin for the cards to go through, go around edges of the lid and the cut with the trim of your choice, make a small hole in lower center of lid and glue pearl button there, add white tassle and your treasure chest is complete.

 Gazebo Cake Topper Items needed for cake topper:

1 gazebo
String pearls in color of your choice
1/2″ ribbon in your wedding colors
Small silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
1 wedding couple of your choice
White Tulle
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Drape tulle over top and edges of gazebo and tie ribbon and pearls around center to hold in place. Make a bow with ribbon and place atop the center of the gazebo. Add silk flowers to center of the ribbon bow on top and the tied ribbons on sides. Place a puff of tulle in center of gazebo and stand couple on top of.

Mother(s) & Grandmother(s) Corsage

Items needed for corsage:

Ivy
Pearl spray in color of choice
1/2″ ribbon in your colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
1 corsage pin
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Take main flower and add some ivy sprigs behind it so that they hang below the main flower. Add pearl sprigs to right lower side so that they hang out. Make a bow with ribbons leaving trails if desired and glue or tie ribbon into place. Don’t forget the corsage pins to pin them in place or put them on a plastic wrist corsage base.

Topiary Centerpiece

Items needed for topiary:

1 clay pot painted
String pearls, loops of pearls, and sprays of pearls
1/2″ ribbon in your colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
1 plastic cherub
Dowel rod or stick
1 ball metal or styrofoam
1 square styrofoam
Ivy and spanish moss
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Paint clay pot in your wedding colors. Place styrofoam in base of pot and put your stick of choice in the center and cover styrofoam with moss. Put ball of choice on center of stick and cover with ivy until base is no longer visible. Glue some of your main silk flowers around the center of the ball, add smaller flowers down the ivy until desired look is achieved, make a bow with ribbons leaving long trails and place on top of topiary. Glue cherub to middle of bow. Glue ribbon and pearls at various place throughout topiary until desired look is achieved. Add the string of pearls around top of clay pot and some of the smaller flowers around the base of the topiary trunk. These make great table centerpieces. You can even make smaller versions for guests to take home.

Maid of Honor & Bridesmaid(s) Bouquets

Items needed for bouquet’s:

1 lace fan in color of choice
String pearls and pearl sprays
1/2″ ribbon in your colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Place main flower in center of lace fan’s styrofoam. Add another to each the right and left sides at an angle (you kind of just have to look at the example and work with it). Add in some ivy to fill in empty spots. Add another type of flower longer than the main flowers on the right and left sides at an angle (you are trying to achieve and “S” shape design). Place some smaller filler flowers (such as baby’s breath) and some of the pearl sprigs in various places throughout to fill in empty spots until desired look is achieved. Make a bow with ribbons leaving long trails and glue ribbon and pearls at base of fan.

 Bridal Cascade Bouquet Items needed for bridal bouquet:

1 premade cascading bridal bouquet in color and shape of your choice
String pearls in color of your choice
1/2″ -1″ ribbon in your wedding colors
Silk flowers to coordinate with you wedding colors
Hot glue gun or craft glue

Directions:

Take premade bouquet and pull some of the existing flowers off and replace with your main flowers. Add in some smaller flowers in your wedding colors, some ivy, baby’s breath, and pearl sprays until desired look is achieved. Make a large bow with very long ribbon trails and glue ribbon and pearls at base of bouquet.

 

 

Craft Links

Hobby Lobby

Michael’s

Wedding Crafts Page

WEDDING CRAFTS Bulletin Board

Biggest Little Craft Mall – Wedding Crafts

Factory Direct Craft Supply