Looking for an alternative to the traditional wedding guest book? What do you think of a polaroid photo guest book? Collect polaroid photos of each of your guests at your wedding and keep them in an album after as an alternative guest book.
All you need is a polaroid camera, ball of string, pegs and a sign explaining what to do! Looking back through the photos of your guests in years to come with their comments on them makes a lovely alternative guest book. The photos look fab strung up around your wedding venue on the day itself.
What do you think of this alternative photo guest book? Guests will have loads of fun taking photos and you’ll be left with some fab photos. If you need string and pegs to make your photo bunting we have them available in our shop.
Create a DIY hangover kit for your wedding guests to use the morning after!
Hangover Kit Wedding
If you’re feeling crafty why not create some little gifts for your guests for the following day. Fill our striped paper bags with hangover cures and leave for special guests such as ushers and best men to use. You could include an ice pack for any headaches, packet of Alka-Seltzer, mints, aspirin, cheap sunglasses or whatever you choose.
The sheet of labels are compatible with Avery address labels J8161-500 (18 labels per sheet) available from most stationery stores. Once you’ve printed out the labels fill up your paper bags and stick the labels to seal them.
What would you add to your DIY hangover wedding kits? We’d love to hear your ideas, post them in the comments box below.
Are you having a candy buffet, sweetie buffet or dessert table at your wedding? We have created some free downloadable candy buffet labels to tie around your candy jars and personalise your sweetie buffet. Choose from 4 designs and colours to suit you.
Wedding Candy Buffet Labels
Follow this step by step guide to make your own candy buffet labels. Our template lets you personalise the labels, including the bride and grooms name and choice of sweets. Chose which design you would like to download below. Download the folder, install the fonts and open the word document. You will now be able to make your own customisable sweet labels for your candy buffet.
Easy step by step guide showing you how to make cake bunting. Cake bunting is a cute and simple cake topper for your wedding cake, you can make the flags in your choice of colour or pattern. Read our step by step guide to make your cake bunting.
Cut strips of material (you can use a mix of different material if you choose). Here we have cut the strips 4? x 10?.
Fold each strip in half lengthways and iron.
Cut Wonder Under or Heat n Bond adhesive strips slightly smaller than half the width of your material. Place it on one side of the material strip and iron, remove the paper then stick the material to itself along the folded line.
Cut out a triangle template from cardboard approx 1.5″. Lay the template on the material and trace around with a pencil, make sure the top of the triangle is in line with the folded side of the material.
Do this along the whole length of the material.
Cut out the flags.
Using a needle or safety pin thread the string through the flags.
Once all the flags have been threaded through tie the string to the bamboo skewers and poke in the top or your cake.
If you don’t have the time to make your own cake bunting you may like these alternative cake toppers:
Have you thought of using our striped paper bags for anything other than filling with sweets at your sweetie buffet? The wide range of colours available make our striped paper bags ideal for your candy buffet. But…. there are other things they can be used for, especially if you like a bit of DIY.
Paper bags can be used as a place to keep your pens for your guest book, wish tree or given to kids with their activity packs. You could use them as envelopes for cards, just fold over the top and seal with decorative tape. Or use the striped paper bags as wrapping for your gifts for special guests, you could even stamp WITH LOVE on them. For a sweet touch, lay a paper bags on everyone’s place setting with their name stamped onto them, this can hold their favours or could just be their bags to fill with sweets from the candy buffet.
What do you think? Have you got any other uses for striped paper bags?
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