(Closed) Welcome bags – finishing question

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
1240 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think it looks great that way, but lower could be good too. 

how much would someones hands rub it there?

Post # 4
1526 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I think it looks great the way it is 🙂

Post # 5
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

I think your bags look great; you did an awesome job!!!

If you don’t want to use the rafia, I would get some muslin and tear some strips into long enough peices to tie the tags and I would also add a little heart charm to the tie.

Post # 8
46408 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I would use a ribbon the same color as the heart or the green color on the lower corner of the poem-or both. Tie a small bow or just a knot.

Post # 10
5110 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2011

Love this. Looks great just the way it is. 

Post # 11
40 posts
  • Wedding: December 2011

It is clever to use the poem in different ways! Also, I like the text placement on the bag. Don’t worry about the raffia either unless you really feel like you need to change it! It goes well with the printed poem. Those look like they took a lot of work! Good luck finishing your project!

Post # 12
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I like the raffia the way it is.

Post # 14
1962 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think a thin lace ribbon would look nice with your tags as well. Overall the bags look great! I love how you incorporated part of your ceremony into other areas of the wedding.

Post # 15
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think the placement is cool, but you could move it down if you liked it better. 

I also think the rafia is just fine.  Most people will detach right away anyway, so it’s not a detail to stress yourself out over.  However if you really wanted to change it I think a green ribbon or an ivory lace ribbon would be lovely too.  Just not something I’d spend a lot of time or money on.

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