Accordion Box Invitations

I had some down time last week, so I spent an afternoon working on bridesmaid invitations. They turned out great, and my girls loved getting the surprise in the mail.

To make these accordion-style invitations, I followed this tutorial by Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day. I attached charms and trinkets that I found at my favorite gift shop, Lucca.

I found a tutorial on wool pom poms and made cute box toppers with this chunky roving wool from Martha Stewart Crafts. In retrospect, I should have used a finer gauge, but the chunky stuff will do in a pinch. I also decorated the lids with silver washi tape. If you haven’t used washi tape, I highly recommend it. It’s so fun and comes in all sorts of pretty colors and patterns.

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The Perfect Bridesmaid Invitation

The wedding details are starting to come together. I’ve been thinking about bridesmaids and how to ask a few extra special women in my life to stand by me on the big day.

  • I think these accordion boxes are just the thing for popping the question to my best girlfriends.
  • These confetti rings are fun and perfect for bridesmaids.
  • A simple red heart ring tucked into a bridesmaid’s invitation would be so sweet.
  • I’m a wanderer at heart, so these vintage map rings displaying the wedding destination are perfect.

To help keep me sane during the wedding planning process, I picked up A Practical Wedding by Meg Keene. I can’t recommend this book enough. Planning even the simplest wedding can be completely overwhelming at times, but this book brings you back down to earth.