Here is another fun and easy wedding project that will add some real punch to the decor at the reception. I am making banners to hang along the front of the food tables. Since the wedding is in the evening, the food is going to be snacks of a french nature. One of the tables will have a parfait bar! Another will have the cake (gateau) and a third will have other finger foods. I am going to hang the banners with the french words to show which table has what! Above, you see the parfait banner. Parfait means "perfect" in french, so I love the double entendre! (tee hee, also french!)
I foundthese already cut paper banner papers at Michael's in just the right size and color. I also purchased some brown ribbon on sale there. Once again, just like in mytablecloth project, I had to use math. The papers are 5.5 " wide, the tables are 6' long. So for each word, plus two blanks at the beginning and end, I had to multiply 5.5 by that number of papers, leave about an 18 " length of ribbon for attaching (or less, it is up to you) and cut my ribbon that long. Here is how I did it:
This is a quick project that I can finish in a few hours! You could make birthday banners, congrats banners, and all sorts of things! So cute!
PS: This was a busy weekend! Our AC went out! We spent one miserable night here in Phoenix without it! I was so happy with the repairman came that I totally forgot that our living room furniture was also being delivered that day! Whoo Hoo! Here are a few photos! Just 1 week until company starts coming. Now we have a place for them to sit!
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Helen Reynolds: Mother of six children , grandmother to eleven! I love to cook, craft and create things and I especially love doing that with my family, So, when my lawyer daughter, Lindsey, my artist daughter, Madalynn, and I came up with the idea of Hot Cocoa Bombs, this blog was born. Then, one more daughter, with her technical and science skills, plus creativity has joined in to round us out! Read more about us here!