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Wedding Card Keepsake Ideas

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

If you’re in search of Wedding Card Keepsake Ideas then keep reading, because in this post we’re sharing with you 4 creative ways to save your wedding cards.

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Once you get engaged you will begin to receive card after card of congratulations, warm wishes and love. And by the time your wedding day has come and gone you will have quite the card collection. If you’re the sentimental type you’ll want to save these, as tossing these thoughtful notes from loved ones just doesn’t seem right.

Below are 4 different wedding card keepsake Ideas to help you create something you’ll treasure forever!

Binder wedding Card Keepsake

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Using a binder is an easy and creative way to store your wedding cards. You can start saving them from the moment your get engaged and cards start pouring in through the mail. All you need is a small 3 ring binder and a hole puncher.  (You will either need a hole puncher where you can adjust the holes or use a single hole puncher.

We suggest buying a 9.25″ x 8.5″ size binder for your Wedding Card Keepsake Book. You can get a binder made to match your wedding colors and/or album + guest book, here.

 

Unique Box for Wedding Card Storage

The recipe for love is written in each of those cards from your favorite people in the world. Save wedding cards in a recipe box or a unique vintage box as a creative solution to keeping those sweet thoughts on display and easy to pullout and reminisce over.

Shop our wodden recipe box, here and the floral one, here!

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Custom Wedding Card Keepsake Album

Using a post bound photo album is another easy, yet great way for saving Wedding Cards. Using a post bound album you can always add more pages if you need.

You can have an album custom made and embossed to go with your wedding theme, photo album, guest book and vow book, etc. The only other thing you will need is double sided tape to use on the back of your cards to secure it to the page. If you choose an album with a photo frame on the front, you can use this spot to insert YOUR wedding invite or favorite card that you received.

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Reuse + Recycled : Wedding Card College Art

If you aren’t sentimental enough to save each and every card but would like a small moment, consider creating a framed college of the cards. You do not have to be an artist to create something beautiful to display in your home. Keep it simple. Use straight lines, or a paper puncher to cut out simple shapes (i.e.: circle, heart, etc.).

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I printed out an outline of Atlanta (city where we we’re wed) and then cut the cards into skinny rectangles.  Then, carefully arranged the slices to align with the cityscape. Once everything was lined up, I used a glue stick to secure it all, added our name + wedding date in my hand writing and put it in this wooden frame and viola! Art 🙂

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Bathroom Guest Book D.I.Y. with Post Bound Album and *FREE Download

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

This Bathroom Guest Book DIY will add humor to your guests otherwise mundane bathroom break.

Encourage your guest to skip the social media scroll while in the loo with this Bathroom Guest Book for their entertainment. I mean, who doesn’t have profound thoughts while on the porcelain throne?Bathroom-Guest-Book_DIY_Blue-Sky-Papers

 

This free bathroom guest book page print out will prompt your guest to DOOdle and reflect while enjoying (and rating) your facilities. We created a Bathroom Guest Book using one of our post-bound photo albums, like this one found here or here (you could print out a picture of a toilet for the photo frame cover).  Post-bound book pages can be removed and printed on. You also can add as many pages as would like/need, making this the perfect option for this DIY.

Our horizontal post-bound book’s orientation is horizontal, but for the sake of creativity we’re turning this post-bound book around vertically. Which is the direction that the page will print as well. I opted for a simple leather cover embossed with ‘Guest’ however, you can choose from a variety of materials + color options to best match your bathroom décor.

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Once you have your book + post-bound pages you can follow the steps below to create your very own Bathroom Guest Book.

Steps:

  • download and save the Bathroom Guest Book PDF [ Bathroom Guest Book Download
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  • put post bound paper in printer. I suggest doing a test run first. Make a small mark with a pencil on one side of paper and then print. This will help you figure out which side of the paper it will print on. (the post-bound pages are the same size as regular printer paper.)
  • Print as many copies as you want of the Bathroom Guest Book page, we started with 10. You can always add more pages later, and order extra here.
  • Fold edges of paper on the creased line.
  • Align wholes and weave ribbon through, tying into knot.

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They have guest books for weddings, funnerals, parties, showers, vacation homes, etc. why not your bathroom?!

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