(Closed) How to make sure my doilies aren't stolen…

posted 4 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
Member
8471 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@crunchygel:  Could you pin them to the tablecloths?  Either that or make some sort of announcement, but that’s not always fool proof.

Post # 4
Member
8012 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

make an announcement

Post # 5
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3699 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I can see the centerpieces leaving, but the stuff under them? 

Double-sided tape them down, maybe? Or put a line in your programs thanking so-and-so for letting you borrow their vintage doilies. 

 

Post # 6
Member
1088 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I like the pinning idea, as long as that doesn’t damage them! 

Another good idea for the announcement would be something cheesy but cute like, “the doilies are on display from the vintage collections of “family member’s names”, so it would be obvious that they were not to be taken. 

Post # 7
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2534 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Make an announcment AND put a note under your centerpiece but on top of the doilie:
“The centerpiece is yours, but the doilie (put a image, too, in case someone doesn’t know what a “dolie” is) is the bride’s – please make sure to leave it for her!”

Something along those lines.

I also like the idea of pinning to the tablecloths – maybe even pin the note to the doilie, and pin both to the tablecloth, haha

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