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Some of my DIY projects so far Part III


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#1 wilsoml2

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    Posted 24 June 2010 - 01:54 PM

    So I think I'm finally done with DIY projects! At least I hope since I'm leaving in 5 days!

    First, as promised are the menus and matchbook labels. The menus were printed on white cardstock and then glued to the blue cardstock that I've used for everything else.

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    The matchbooks were a little tricky. I had taken like 5 packs from a local restaurant called Fogo de Chao in Minneapolis. Of course they are bigger than normal matchbooks, so I couldn't use anyone else's template. This is what I ended up with and I love them!

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    My next project was a ribbon flower to add to pin on to my purse. I used white 1.5" wired ribbon and followed this tutorial:
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    And finally, I decided to get a 2nd pair of shoes. FI and I started taking dance lessons and I realized that flip flops weren't going to work if we were going to be doing ballroom. My feet kept slipping out! Anyways, I still wanted them to match, so I made a flower out of the beads for each shoe. I attached it to piece of fabric that is wrapped around the bridge of the shoe and then sewed on the bottom. I couldn't find shoe clips last minute! Again, I'm thrilled with how it turned out!

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    Well that's everything. I've attached some templates, please enjoy!

     

     

     

     

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    #2 AtteGirl

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      Posted 24 June 2010 - 02:00 PM

      Your matchbooks look great!! I should start keeping my eye out for freebies too.

      #3 mswhatever

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        Posted 24 June 2010 - 05:18 PM

        Great Job!!

        #4 JanineA

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          Posted 24 June 2010 - 05:24 PM

          Thanks for sharing Melissa. I am trying to do my own menus and programs so seeing your menu and getting the template helps alot.

          #5 AishaB

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            Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:53 PM

            Your stuff looks so good (I'm being redundant, I said this on your planning thread, but they are really nice). Great job. Congratulations and good luck!
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            #6 Kimmysals

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              Posted 25 June 2010 - 03:41 PM

              I love your matchbooks. Great idea! Thanks for sharing!

              #7 emilyk78

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                Posted 26 June 2010 - 11:56 PM

                Great job!
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                #8 DWbridetobe

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                  Posted 27 June 2010 - 01:02 AM

                  Great job! You've given me so much inspiration throughout all of your DIY projects!

                  #9 janapana

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                    Posted 28 June 2010 - 11:23 AM

                    everything looks great, just wish i was that creative!

                    #10 lsjhik

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                      Posted 06 July 2010 - 12:09 AM

                      I love the designs you used.




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