While I was in Orlando 2 weeks ago, Jeremy set to working on some wedding DIY projects. It was such a surprise to come home that Sunday and see what he had put together. I debuted our guestbook in January. I bought it off of Etsy and I couldn’t be more happy with it. It also helps that Jeremy loves it too. I only have pictures of the finished products since these were done when I wasn’t home, but I love it nonetheless.
Before I left, we traveled to Hobby Lobby to get a quote on getting our guestbook framed. It was going to cost us over $200 to get it done by Hobby Lobby. Jeremy kept saying that he could do it for cheaper, but I have never seen his finished work before, so I was skeptical. Let’s just say that I will never skeptical of him again!
Jeremy went to a local craft/arts store and bought a backless frame. He then went back to Hobby Lobby and bought the glass and the mattes. Then he glued the mattes together so that they wouldn’t slip on him, and he put it together. He put a back on the frame himself. He did such a great job, I can’t even begin how much I love this guestbook. The frame is so well made, that it is much larger in real life than the pictures show.
What do you think of our guestbook? We will have this displayed on a table for people to sign (without the glass) and then we can hang it up in our house.
He also made what will be displaying our escort cards (the cards that tell you what table you are sitting at). We were at dinner one night and decided that we wanted to somehow create a unique way to display the escort cards. Jeremy suggested using large puzzle pieces and using magnets to hold them up. Each puzzle piece will have the persons name on it and the table number on the back. We will be using 4 magnets to adhere the pieces to the frame.
He bought this rustic backless frame from Hobby Lobby and then got the magnetic sheet from Home Depot.
Have you ever seen puzzle pieces used as escort cards? I know I haven’t, and I don’t think I’m alone. I can’t wait to see everyone’s reactions when they see both of these awesome creations Jeremy made!
What did you DIY at your wedding?
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