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I Tied the Knot – Keeping Our Wedding Mementos

September 27th, 2010 by     


I framed our save the dates and my bridal shower invite.  They are both hanging to the left of our computer desk in our ‘office’ which is actually our dining room.  I had no doubt I would want to also frame my wedding invitation.  That was until I came across this post on the awesome blog, Young House Love.  This couple who recently became parents have a fabulous blog which mainly focuses on DIY home projects and decor.  There is also a link at the top to view information about the fabulous DIY wedding on a budget they had.  Here is their wedding shadow box -

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My Inspiration - http://www.younghouselove.com/2009/07/wedding-week-ii-think-inside-the-box/

So I headed to the local crafts store and purchased a 14×14 unfinished shadow box for around $13.00.  I also purchased some scrapbook paper in my wedding colors.  My husband painted the shadow box for me, I gathered my wedding goodies, and was ready to put it all together.

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My Final Project - I love how it turned out.

I LOVE how it turned out and appreciate the ‘model’ from Young House Love who helped to inspire me to create this fabulous piece of art I will cherish forever.  If you are already married hopefully this will inspire you to gather your wedding goodies to display and if you are getting married…start a pile of wedding goodies you can use to keep your wedding mementos!

2 Responses to “I Tied the Knot – Keeping Our Wedding Mementos”

  1. Poppy Bud Says:

    What a great idea and such a special treasure! I’ll keep this in mind…thanks for sharing!

  2. Lilac Bud Says:

    That’s beautiful! My aunt made shadow boxes for her kids weddings, I might do something similar for the parents too (maybe include a photo of us with them in it)