(Closed) Card Box Ideas??!!

posted 3 years ago in Decor
Post # 2
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

What about something like this?

Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

…mine was a faux cake, not sure if that is what you are looking for though.<br />

You can always get a big box and wrap it in some nice wrapping paper with a hole on the top of it.

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I’m curious about this as well, interested to see what people suggest.

@futuremrscrowe That is a cool design! Do you think it’s awkward that it’s visible how many cards are in the box?

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

futuremrscrowe:  I love that! What is it? Where did you find it?

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

 

Peanut-Sue:  It’s acrylic. I found it on ebay but if you google acrylic card box you should be able to find other options.

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

futuremrscrowe:  thank you 🙂 I love that…it’s very modern!  

Post # 8
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

We wanted something a bit different too and spent ages trying to figure what to use. It was my husband who finally came up with the idea for the box- he saw the basketball display boxes at Michael’s and thought it would be cool to use for a card box. I thought it was too plain so I used some “stained glass window” paint to jazz it up a bit.

Post # 9
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

You could use a stainless steel mailbox. Use a vinyl decal in a modern font for “Cards”

http://www.target.com/s?searchTerm=stainless+steel+mailbox&category=0|All|matchallpartial|all+categories&lnk=snav_sbox_stainless+steel+mailbox

 

 Don’t limit yourself. Go to Home Depot, Target, Staples, etc- all sorts of stores and look at things with this in mind “Can this have a slit cut in it and can it be locked?”

 

 

Post # 10
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Newbee

I have seen people do a large vase for cards and decorate it either at the top or on the table with flowers.  There is an example here http://www.secondcitysoiree.com/index/2012/1/10/not-your-typical-wedding-cardbox.html 

(scroll to nearly the bottom)

 

I am doing a plain navy (one of my colors) box from the Container Store with the lid open and lining the inside with some silver sparkly wrapping paper.  

  • This reply was modified 3 years, 2 months ago by  TheElms.
Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I’m planning to use a lantern. I love the clean lines and it can be a nice contrast for a modern space.

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