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Burlap and Lace Wedding Stationery


Introducing the new Vintage Burlap wedding suite. The white detailing in this design provides a touch of elegance, while the subtle colors and textured background evokes a natural simplicity that's perfect for your special day. Coordinate your event with matching buttons, favor tags, personalized labels, and custom coasters in complementary colors. Shop the Vintage Burlap Wedding Collection: Save-the-Date Cards Wedding Invitations Response … [Read more...]

Wedding Coaster Ideas


If you've seen our homepage lately you may have noticed that our new coasters are one more reason to love My Own Labels. These extra thick coasters are definitely something to boast about and we are pleased to provide a new, improved product! Still available in two shapes, dozens of styles and colors and completely customizable, all of our coasters are now more durable and just as thick as brew pub coasters. Coasters can be a fun decoration and favor for any event, especially weddings. With a … [Read more...]

What To Say On Your Special Day


Finding the perfect words for your wedding can tell your story and complete your theme. We've come up with a list of our favorite romantic phrases to help you choose just the right message for your special day. Whether you are welcoming your guests, saying thank you, or adding a unique touch to your wedding favors, the perfect wording will melt the hearts of your friends and family. Spring Wedding Plant the seed, harvest the dream Friendship is a sheltering tree May the joy of our … [Read more...]

DIY Tips: How To Tie A Perfect Bow


We are always looking for creative and unique finishing touches to homemade projects that we can share with our customers and blog readers. We are constantly posting packaging and styling tips so you, our reader, are always ready to dive into your own projects with confidence. But no matter how many different styling ideas and tools we have under our belts to share with you all, the ability to tie a basic flat bow is definitely a skill that everyone should have in their toolbox. This … [Read more...]

DIY Tips: How To Center A Bottle Label


You wouldn't think that applying a label to a wine or beer bottle would be that difficult, but I remember my first try being rather frustrating and the result a crooked, crinkled label that I ended up having to soak off and start over. Now, having worked at My Own Labels for two years, I've mastered the art of applying labels to bottles. In this tutorial I will share the tips and tricks I use to place a perfectly centered label on a beer or wine bottle every time. Supplies: • Wine or beer … [Read more...]

How To: Pinwheel Bouquet & Boutonniere


Pinwheels are a fun, simple way to add a handmade feel to your special day. They are easy to make and very versatile. Coordinate them with your wedding colors by choosing decorative papers that fit your theme. Supplies Needed: • Decorative paper (single or double sided) • Personalized Pinback Buttons • Paper Straws • Bakers Twine • Scissors • Ruler • Scotch Tape • Glue Stick • Pencil Step One: Cut your decorative paper into four inch squares. I used a … [Read more...]

DIY Colored Sand Favors

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I first saw this idea on Trendy Bride and new I had to try it! What a fun way to revive a craft I used to do as a kid and transform it into a beautiful favor and table decoration for a beach themed wedding. These favors are easy to make and all the supplies can be found at your local craft store (I got everything I used at Michael's) Supplies: • Colored sand (choose colors to match your theme) • Extra fine glitter (optional) • Assorted glass bottles • Funnel • Personalized … [Read more...]

Wedding Mints


Mints have been a classic wedding favor since the nineteenth century, when they were given in the form of peppermint candies as a luxurious sweet in the days when white sugar was rare and costly. Today, mints are still the sweet of choice for American brides, and you can add a personal touch by making them yourself and adding a personalized label. Ingredients: • 12 oz. cream cheese • 3 lbs. powdered sugar • 6 drops peppermint flavoring, or as desired • food coloring Put all … [Read more...]

Bookmark Place Cards


These bookmarks double as wedding reception place cards and then after the wedding as book markers. Simply find a beautiful paper of respectable thickness and of a color to match the label and your wedding colors. It is nice if the paper can stand up on it’s own. Order a label shape number 04 in your favorite style. Then enlist the help of mothers, sisters or friends with really nice handwriting to put your guests names on their very own keepsake from your wedding. If you wish to make these … [Read more...]

Planning A D.I.Y. Wedding

Part Three: Thrifting & Collecting


Now that we've covered wedding colors and favor ideas, it's time to discuss five tips and tricks I've found that I hope will make your DIY wedding as budget friendly as possible: 1. Coordinated Mismatching Coordinated mismatching entails that you take components that are different, and combine them in complementary ways. Instead of focusing on identical pieces, you'll take objects that are purposefully mismatched, and then tie them together using elements of theme and color. For … [Read more...]