My sister got married last weekend (!!!) and it was amazing. I can’t believe how grown up and gorgeous she was and what a beautiful day it turned out to be. As they are honeymooning in St. Lucia I’m back in home life and you guessed it, blogging life! The bloggy bug has hit me again so for my first post in December 2013 I’ll show you how I made a bachelorette sash and veil for my sister’s party.
Supplies: glittery gold cardstock, scissors, craft glue, 5″ white ribbon, sewing machine, thread. First, I used a pretty cursive font and printed out “Bride to be” on paper. I taped this to my card stock and carefully cut it out. You may use an exacto knife and cutting pad but I didn’t have these around. It took a little time but turned out so pretty.
For the sash I measured a length around myself going from shoulder to hip then sewed a diagonal line so it would lay down on the hip.I layed out my letters where they would read correctly from the front (using a mirror with the sash on helped me find the right side) then glued them down. I also cut out two hearts and glued them on.Making sure it was reading correctly…And wrapped up nicely for my sister to open.Supplies for the veil: duck or other hair clip, tulle, string of beads, ribbon, small piece of felt, faux flowers, hot glue and gun. I first cut 4 or so lengths of tulle, 5 or so pieces of ribbon, and 3 string of beads each of about 2.5 feet in length and tied them together at the top using a bit of string. I glued a circle of felt to the duck clip and glued the tulle to the felt.
I then glued 3 faux flowers to the top of her veil and there you have it, a simple and super cute gift for the bachelorette! I had to try it on because I really wanted to be the bachelorette, hee hee.
Isn’t she cute?Carly opening all her gifts…
Here is my sister in law, me and my sister at dinner in downtown Milwaukee. I had no sleep the night before but we ended up having a great time.