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Shower Idea: Guestbook Apron

February 15, 2008

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In the last few years, I’ve had many friends get married and have had a few opportunities to host their bridal showers. Always looking for a creative, inexpensive idea, I wanted the brides-to-be to have a special, lasting memento of their showers. So I decided to combine the guestbook and my gift to the bride…in an apron!

Here’s what you need:

1. A plain white apron (You can purchase this at Wal-Mart or a craft store for $1 to $5.)

2. A permanent marker in the color of your choice

3. Cute ribbon to embellish the apron with (I prefer grosgrain.)

4. Iron on sticky tape/thread

At the shower, have guests “sign in” on the apron. After the shower, iron-on (or sew) the ribbon, and tada, you have a cute apron for the bride to use for years to come!

 

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Total cost?

Apron: $1-$5

Markers: $1 (or free since most of you already have this item)

Ribbon: ~$2

Iron Tape: ~$3 /Thread: $.50

Total: ~$3.50 to $11

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  • Melinda February 15, 2008 at 3:34 am

    This is such a cute idea! I am helpig to plan a wedding for a young lady at our church and this will be just perfect for a few different gifts.

  • supersarahann February 15, 2008 at 4:23 am

    I just clicked on your blog and am finding that I really like it. It’s great to see people so devoted to our Father in Heaven. Congrats on the new baby girl!!

  • Vanessa February 15, 2008 at 2:17 pm

    That’s a really cute idea! I’m adding it to my file. Thanks!

  • Christie February 15, 2008 at 6:57 pm

    How precious! Thanks for the great idea!

  • Amy February 15, 2008 at 8:24 pm

    Really cute idea! I’ll be using this one soon.

  • Lora February 16, 2008 at 4:21 am

    I really love this idea! I may just have to *borrow* your idea:) Thanks for the tip!

  • Sydayroto October 15, 2008 at 11:20 pm

    Hello.
    🙂 The natural photo of the new arrival, taken by Emma Tallulah’s dad,
    Bye.

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