Wedding DIY: Old-Fashioned Card Box

So you’ve probably seen these wedding card trunks all over pinterest because they’re so cute! 
I knew my mom had this little piece of luggage in her house, so I stole it.

And I cleaned it! It was quite old.
I cut the letters for the word “Cards” out of the fabric in our wedding color – blue- and 
I used these little canvas bunting flags to spell out the word. Thinking I would be slick, I layed the letters down facedown and hot glued the backs. Then I stuck a bunting flag on each one and glued a ribbon across the top of the bunting flags to make a little banner. After that, I flipped it over…. and realized I did it backwards. Duh.
So I cut the flags apart and glued them back together the right way.
To add some sparkle, I used some glitter and Elmer’s glue to fancy up some tiny clothespins. 
Then I clipped one on the top of each bunting flag! Easy peasy card holder box!

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