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Conversation-starters

These conversation starter jars are awesome for getting people talking at your wedding. Just pop one on each table and get the MC to mention them. Everyone will be best friends by the end of the night! What you need: – Printable conversation starter questions. – A4 card. – Printer. – Scissors. – Jars and

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printable place cards

Today we have a lovely printable for your wedding reception tables . . . place cards and little tags! Yay! These little pretties will not only help guide your guests to their seats but will look gorgeous doing so! Let’s get started with the things you will need… * A4 Card * Printer * List

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Before you rush out and buy a guest book for your reception, take a moment to remember that your guests have likely already penned their wishes in the form of an engagement card and wedding card. Consider an alternative to the traditional guest book in the form of marriage advice cards. Sourcing the best words

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Akimbo bridesmaid card

Hello Dotettes! Asking your best friends to stand by your side at your wedding is a big deal. Make the moment extra special with some heartfelt Will You Be My Bridesmaid Cards. Simply download the free printable file, print onto heavy card and trim to size. Squealing and hugs to ensue. Hi, my name is Alicia

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An edible, homemade favour is always a lovely gesture for your guests. Here’s how to make mandarin marmalade wedding favours, along with free printable tags. You will need: 3kg mandarins 6 cups sugar 4 cups water 3tbs brandy glass jars, sterilised plastic jam covers & bands (I used Kleerview brand) fabric, cut into circles string

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Free printable retro menus

Every wedding bar needs a menu, but not every wedding budget can afford something super fancy. Pair this free printable customisable retro wedding menu with a $2 Ikea frame to get the job done with a minimum of fuss. Download the menu Download the font Here’s cheers! I am Alicia Parsons, the Atypical Type A.

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Akimbo free printable sparkler tags

If you ask me, every celebration is improved with the inclusion of sparklers. Being so cheap and readily available, they’re a great last-minute addition to your wedding day schedule. Here’s how to make them wedding-worthy: Download the free printable sparkler tags Print onto cardstock (I used one with a linen texture) Trim to size, cut

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This Easter, here’s a fun way to ask your girls to be your bridesmaids without spending more than loose change. To make your secret message eggs, you will need: Eggs Small gift box Craft knife, ruler and cutting mat (or use scissors) Acrylic paint and brush Double-sided tape (or glue stick) Skewer Small bowl Glitter

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Summer is the perfect time for a wedding and also the perfect time for delicous home-made wedding favours. I’ve always loved the idea of home-made wedding favours, adding something to your wedding that shows what you love and tells your story. Summer is also the ideal time to make jam as many fruits are in

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What’s a nicer way of directing your guests to the designated gift table without a sign screaming ‘Gifts!’? A cute thank you note, that’s what. Here’s a printable gift table sign with a lovely geometric feel to help style your table. Simply download the file, print onto cardstock and trim to size. Then pop it

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Summer is here, bringing with it loads of sunshine and lots of heat! Help your guests cool down in style with these bright drink stirrers that will add a lovely splash of colour to your wedding. Materials ‘Cheers!’ drink stirrer printable Card stock Scissors or a 1 1/4 inch circle punch Skewers or wooden drink

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Planning a wedding is a big task and to keep on top of all you need to do it’s probably wise to make a list. What better than to make a pretty list, for a pretty occasion. One of the important items is on the list already, to marry the love of your life! It’s

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Art nouveau bridesmaid card

Asking your favourite girls to be your bridesmaids is a special moment, so why not ask them in a memorable way? Organise a coffee date at your fave cafe and present them with these lovely art nouveau inspired will you be my bridesmaid cards. Simply print out onto heavy stock (I used one with a

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Everyone loves an edible wedding favour! But packaging them nicely can be a bit of a headache (not to mention costly). Here’s a simple yet classy way to package any type of sweet treat for your wedding guests and it coordinates with the Precious collection from Akimbo (that’s me!). The front reads “Love is sweet (and

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If you’re looking for an alternative to making jam for your wedding favours (or if you really want to coordinate with your sunny colour palette!), homemade lemon curd could be just the thing. You will need: 450g caster sugar 70g cornflour pinch of salt 570ml warm water zest of 2 lemons 120ml fresh lemon juice

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