Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Our First Christmas: Wedding Memorabilia Ornaments

I wanted to make some ornaments to mark J and my first Christmas together.

First I made two using a leftover wedding invitation. I cut it into ½ inch strips, rolled them, and then placed them inside a glass bulb. I alternated having purple on the outside of the roll and having white on the outside. It took 8 strips per bulb. I then put the lid back on and tied some “happily ever after” ribbon (left over from our candy buffet containers) to hang ornament.

Next I decided to use some of my bouquet flowers. I threw away most of them but dried a couple, although I had no idea what I’d do with them. I broke them into small pieces and put them inside a clear bulb. I put the lid back on and tied some of the ribbon I’d saved from my bouquet to hang the ornament.

I love that these ornaments use memorabilia from our wedding that would have otherwise been thrown away. I also think it’ll be pretty fantastic years from now to have them as a reminder of J and my fantastic wedding day.

Shared at: A Creative Princess, Artsy-Fartsy Mama, Sugar Bee Crafts, Someday Crafts


  1. Aw, these are awesome. What a fun idea for wedding momentos. I might have to go back and make some of these even though we got married 3 years ago and I am stil trying to get our scrapbook together :)

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  4. What a beautiful idea! Happy First Merry Christmas together! Wishing you merry memories! Angie xo

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