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fuckyeahweddingideas:

DIY Watercolor Escort Cards

(via OnceWed)

Supplies

  1. watercolor paints
  2. watercolor brush
  3. heavy professional grade paper, BFK Reeves or Stonhenge is recommended, make sure that the paper texture is not too rough, this would inhibit the calligrapher from writing on the paper (purchased at an art supply store)
  4. metal ruler
  5. glass of water
  6. cutting mat

Directions

1. Tear paper into 3 inch strips

2. Using the strips of paper, tear them into 3.5 inch pieces

3. Mix a palette of colors (for example, yellow, orange, pink)

4. Create washes on the pieces of torn paper using the range of colors from the palette

5. Let Cards dry for 24 hours before writing on them, this ensures that they are completely dry so the ink will not bleed. Send to the calligrapher or try doing your own calligraphy with a diy calligraphy kit.

6. We pinned our diy wedding watercolor escort cards to a linen board with delicate pins, but the options for display are limitless.

ido-dreams:

Wedding Chicksi love this orange hue and texture

ido-dreams:

Wedding Chicksi love this orange hue and texture

partymarshmallow:

Mini Treats

Churos looks delish!

partymarshmallow:

Mini Treats

Churos looks delish!

Nice idea for invitations

Nice idea for invitations

Orange and Teal looks nice to me. @tambler

Orange and Teal looks nice to me. @tambler

partymarshmallow:

Photos in a bike wheel, great way to display your love story.

partymarshmallow:

Photos in a bike wheel, great way to display your love story.

I love this hairdo!

I love this hairdo!

everythingsparklywhite:

Lela Rose bridesmaid

everythingsparklywhite:

Lela Rose bridesmaid