Are you looking for those personal unique touches for your wedding? Making your own paper flags could be the way to make your wedding stand out and it couldn’t be easier! Take a look at our 4 step DIY guide to making your own flags using decorative wedding tape for inspiration. Once you know the technique you could experiment with your own tapes or personalised paper notes to add something really special to your big day.
Carefully place a cocktail stick onto your chosen piece of decorative tape, making sure that the best part of the pattern will be on show.
Fold the tape back over making sure that there is no messy looking overlaps.
Snip the tape to the length you think looks best.
Cut out a small triangle from the end to complete the flag.
These paper flags can be displayed in bottles around straws, in champagne corks, as name cards, in cupcakes, doughnuts or anywhere on your dessert table. Now you know how to make paper flags, take a look at how you could tailor the idea slightly more to suit your wedding theme with some of these inspiration photographs of flags that we love.
Have a look in our shop to find everything you’ll need to make these really quick and easy wedding paper flags. If you haven’t got the time and want to see what other flags are on offer, pop to the shop to see plenty of fun and pretty alternatives!
Our new alphabet stickers can be used in loads of different ways, which is your favourite?
Spell out words using the alphabet stickers on to luggage tags. You could hang words such as THANKS and CARDS from an old suitcase or birdcage to show guests where to leave their cards there. You could also hang MR AND MRS from the bride and groom’s chairs as chair backs.
The alphabet stickers look great on our luggage tags, especially to personalise guests wedding favours. Adding the initial of your guest to their gift is a lovely way to gift wrap.
Place settings could also be as simple as leaving a luggage tag on each guests seat with their initial on. They could then use this luggage tag to write their wishes to the new couple and hang on the wish tree later in the day.
Our A-Z stickers currently come in rustic brown (larger size) and black and white (smaller size).
When making your cards for your table plan is looks fab if you give it a title. Something as simple as TABLES or MR AND MRS on our birdcage table plans.
Can you think of any other ways they could be used?
1/3 of a pint milk bottles make fab single stem vases. Dotted around your wedding venue or in groupings for wedding table decorations. Here we have fastened a few glass bottles together with thin wire and strung them from trees. This would make a gorgeous back drop don’t you think?!
Our oh so popular blackboard buckets are now available at even better prices when buying in larger quantities, if you’re buying more than one you could be in for a treat! Blackboard buckets make fantastic wedding table decorations, just fill with a bunch of country garden flowers and chalk the table number on to the blackboard panel. Easy as that!
These mini white photo frames look like lace doilies and would fit in perfectly with a vintage lace wedding. Write each guests name on brown paper and slot inside the mini lace frames, and there you have it… a fantastic place setting for your wedding guests.
These white lace frames double up gorgoues wedding favours for your guests, they can use them as photo frames for years to come.
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