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DIY Wedding Printable Rustic Chalk Art Labels

chalkart wedding

Valerie McKeehan of Lily & Val has created this large set of sweet, rustic chalk art labels for your DIY wedding!  Each design has been hand drawn on a chalkboard surface and digitally converted for printing. The collection includes customizable address labels and wine bottle labels to water bottle labels, favor tags, and much more. The creative possibilities are virtually endless and they are sure to bring a special, whimsical touch to your wedding details. And they are free 🙂

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Please note that on some templates, fonts can be changed. Please make sure you are using Adobe Reader: To change fonts:  type, size or color, (as well as bold, italics, etc.) select Control +E if you’re using a PC or Command + E on a Mac. A toolbar will appear giving you additional text properties. Select “More” in the font properties toolbar for paragraph alignment and more.


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The Groom’s Cake and Takeaway Cake Boxes

Wedding Traditions

The wedding cake has endured a centuries-old tradition dating back to the days of the Romans, when the groom would break a loaf of bread over the bride’s head, symbolizing the breaking of the bride’s virginal state and the subsequent dominance of the groom over her. Today, the cake is too large and unwieldy to pick up and break over the bride’s head. Additionally, the bride may retaliate if the groom even thought about reviving this ancient custom.

One other tradition, the groom’s cake, is a fading practice as well. But, it can be a sweet (literally) tradition to continue if you’re so inclined. Read on to learn more about the groom’s cake and how you can create or purchase boxes for your friends and family to carry away from the reception. Continue reading