Monday, August 10, 2009

Arts and Crafts, Onward and Upward

It's going, going, going.... arts + crafts + stamina = wedding. We hope.

In the last few days, we've accomplished quite a lot in the decor department, so I'm recording it here and will continue to do so to keep us motivated!!

Seed Bags: All stamped (front and back), ribbons cut. Still need to fill with grass seed and fasten ribbon.

Favor Boxes: All lace cut, all twine ribbon cut (though I don't like the starchier twine and may purchase more and re-cut), all "thank you" tags stamped (front and back). Testing out home made tarts this weekend.

Table Cards: Finalized design. Purchased ivory card stock. Still need to cut 3-inch circles and mail to Debi for calligraphy. Also need to send Debi photo of table card on mason jar.

Lace Votives: Done.

Jam Jar Votives: Done.

Glassware for flowers: Boxed and ready to go. Need to label for Judy, finalize flower checklist. need to purchase more twine for ribbon.

Escort Cards: Finalized design. Ordered 3.5 by 2.5 inch ivory 1=ply card stock tents from Bella Figura. Bella Figura will send to Debi for calligraphy. Need to send Debi fabric swatches, and sample of vintage typewriter key on fabric on card.

Escort Card Table: Made dry-run of "Find Your Seat" sign. Still working on background color and ribbon integration. Assembled tree branch display and leaf concepts. Need to secure tree branch with walnuts, rocks, etc. Need to purchase African violets and spray paint pots and configure arrangement around base. Need to photograph for ATrendy decorating team.

Guest Book Table: All accessories here and in apothecary jars. Vintage pen arrived, but need ink cartridge. Typewriter all ready, but need new ribbon. Have parchment paper for typewriter. Have ivory cards for well wishes. Have chalkboard sign, but need to write "Well Wishes to the Newlyweds." Have arrangement photographs, but need to set-up again, integrate with escort table.

Dance Cards: Need to decide whether I'm doing this, to loop over chairs.

Rehearsal Dinner: Have place cards. Need calligraphy. Ordered chalkboard easel for seating chart. Need to make table cards. Need to finish slideshow. Need to purchase bud vases, make flower selection. Need to make direction cards.

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