Save the Dates and Glittery Clothespin Magnets

January 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

For my mother’s 60th she’s asked my sister and I to host a tea party for her and her 12 (yes 12!) sisters and sister-in-laws. With summer being hectic, we decided to send some save the dates so there would be plenty of time for the ladies to plan their summers around my mom. She’s a special lady!

Mom asked for the party to be “whimsical”- which to me means glitter and vintage colors.

Each invite came in a black envelope lined with sheet music which came from a music book I bought at Goodwill a few months back for just the occasion; a well-spent $.99! To line the envelopes, I traced the opened envelope and trimmed to fit inside the envelopes, then used a glue pen to secure.

The save-the-dates came paired with a gold painted and glittered clothes pin magnet to make posting to the fridge or kitchen calendar a breeze.

The glittered clothespins were so easy to make- I used vintage gold paint, elmers glue, glitter, and trimmed magnet with adhesive backing,

I liked them so much I made a set for my fridge at home!

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