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V's DIY Madness - Wedding Flip Flops, Thank You Parasol, Carb Box, In Loving Memory Frame...(pic heavy)

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#1 vcwedding2011

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    Posted 13 August 2011 - 11:34 AM

    Hi Ladies,


    It's been a while since I posted on here but since I have a bit of extra time today I decided to share with you some of the DIY projects I have completed to date....



    All of these were wuicka nd fun to make plus since I am NEVER doing this again (the wedding), I want to make sure I enjoy every bit of the process and working on DIY projects brings me that joy...



    I hope you like these....



    Mom's Memory Frame - My Mom dies when I was a baby and I want have a tangible reminder of her on my day .  This memomy frame will be on a empty chair at my ceremony


    My Mom's Memory Frame 1.JPGMy Mom's Memory Frame 2.JPGMy Mom's Memory Frame 3.JPGMy Mom's Memory Frame 4.JPG



    Thank You Pararol - This took a lot of patience but it was worth it.  I made for under $5.  Printed the letters from word, made a stencil and painted away.


    My Thank Your Parasol 2.JPG

    My Thank Your Parasol 1.JPG

    #2 vcwedding2011

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      Posted 13 August 2011 - 11:48 AM

      Wedding Flip Flops - $30 to make.  I used flip flops from David's Brida ($25) and then a pair of cheap clip on earings.  Took the back off the earrings and hot glued away.  It took all of 5 minutes to do this one


      My Flip Flops 1.JPGMy Flip Flops 2.JPGMy Flip Flops 4.JPG

      #3 vcwedding2011

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        Posted 13 August 2011 - 12:01 PM

        Card Box - We are not doing a registry because we already live together and dont need anything really.....We will have a card box at the reception instead.


        Here is mine.  Done for under $20. Card box 50% off at Michaels and orange ribbon about $16. The brooch came with the earrings i used on the flip flops and I used it on here.


        My Card Box 1.JPGMy Card Box 4.JPG

        #4 futuremrstgun

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          Posted 13 August 2011 - 12:57 PM

          great job!!!


          bravo on the great DIY projects!!!


          until next time, happy planning!!



          #5 Sllefebvr

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            Posted 13 August 2011 - 02:14 PM

            Excellent job on your DIY projects!! I love love your flip flops!!

            #6 coconoir1908

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              Posted 13 August 2011 - 02:29 PM

              Everything you did is really pretty but, I have to say that my favorite is the frame that you made for your Mom.

              #7 dominiqueamber

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                Posted 18 August 2011 - 04:48 AM

                I agree with coconoir - my favorite of all the beautiful projects you created is the frame

                #8 amanda2286

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                  Posted 21 August 2011 - 05:03 PM

                  nice job!

                  #9 goodtoglow

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                    Posted 04 October 2011 - 09:00 AM

                    Everything looks great! The frame for your mom is amazing.

                    #10 to be mrs scuba

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                      Posted 07 January 2012 - 11:06 PM

                      love the memory frame, i may have to do something like that, my mom passed away too.  Great Idea, thanks for sharing

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