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DIY Matchbooks for Cigar Table

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#1 bahiabride2010

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    Posted 04 May 2010 - 10:18 PM

    Hey Ladies...so it's been a crazy week so far but I'm feeling great about completing this project and I just had to share. We're giving pashminas and cigars at our reception and when I saw a fellow BDW bride most her "mintbooks" I thought...oooo...I could do personalized matchbooks for the cigar table. I tweaked her template and here's how they turned out!
    • Print template out on sticker paper from Staples
    • Trim just along side the monogram and the Thanks for sharing message
    • Use sticker paper to attach the label around a matchbook (I ended up using a rolling glue from Staples) My matchbooks were bright yellow so the extra backing paper helped to cover them up better
    • Trim the Date to fit and glue
    • Voila you have your own matchbooks for your cigar table!

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    #2 Cindy*

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      Posted 04 May 2010 - 11:29 PM

      Very nice. Do you hire yourself out to bride who get home from work at 11 pm, lol.

      Off topic but I have not gotten a friend request before on this site. You're officially my first friend, how exciting! Now to figure out what being friends allows us to do. Have a good night.

      #3 jackie_c

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        Posted 05 May 2010 - 06:03 AM

        Oooo nice bahiabride!! I was just ebaying and googling someone to do personalized matchbooks but I'll just do this instead!
        You're the BEST!

        #4 josietoms

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          Posted 05 May 2010 - 07:47 AM

          Love these! we have cigars as favours for the men and this has just given me ANOTHER idea :-) x
          Josie x

          #5 Roxyjude

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            Posted 05 May 2010 - 08:50 AM

            Very cute!!

            #6 Kimmysals

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              Posted 05 May 2010 - 10:01 AM

              These look great! thanks for sharing!

              #7 AishaB

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                Posted 05 May 2010 - 11:20 AM

                Very nice, thanks for sharing. I had gotten one from Martha Stewart I think, but yours is much easier to work with.
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                #8 JENISE

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                  Posted 05 May 2010 - 02:07 PM

                  Super cute!

                  #9 ~Melissa~


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                  Posted 05 May 2010 - 02:13 PM

                  Thanks for sharing! These look awesome!

                  #10 Thomasjsgirl

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                    Posted 05 May 2010 - 02:23 PM

                    We ordered personalised matchbooks from a friend and they were your standard, names/date in script. The only thing that tied it to our wedding was the colour of the books (purple). Yours are great because they have your logo so they're 100% custom! Great job :)
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