Monday, May 30, 2011

Coordinator Musings: DIY Reception Decor

Many of you who participated in my giveaway last month suggested topics of interest in DIY and Budgeting. I am going to do my best to focus in on these topics and today we are going to talk about DIY projects that will help your budget!

When the newest pottery barn catalog arrived in your mailbox did these catch you eye?

via Pottery Barn



These frames could be used to display old family wedding photos or to artfully preset the place cards, however they do not come without a somewhat outrageous price tag. You could look at yard sales, flea markets, antique fairs or even good will for random and interesting frames (glass is not important just the shape)! Similarly you can travel to Ikea and pick up something like this:


via Ikea


Once you have interesting frames in hand, all you need is a few cans of spray paint, sand paper and a well ventilated area! This is a craft project that even the least crafty people can handle and no one will realize you did not have to open a Pottery Barn Charge Account!  Happy Frame Hunting!

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