Trends I’m totally into: Vintage Hankerchiefs

So one of the wedding trends I have totally got on board with is vintage handkerchiefs.  Purchasing them from ebay has been one of my first major investments into my wedding look (and by major investments I mean I spent about $30 on a slew of handkerchiefs, hey I never said I was made of money).


(pic of my new lovelies from ebay listing)

There are so many things you can do with them.

I mean, how cute is this picture:

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You can make cute thank you gifts for your bridesmaids:

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You can make amazing bunting:

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You can even use them for save the dates and invitations:

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I think I will probably go the more traditional route though and just leave them for “tears of joy.”  Now I just have to figure out how I want to package them.

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Mrs. Tulip‘s (from Wedding Bee) looked lovely in their bucket

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Equally pretty, the lovely Mrs. Cheesburger‘s hankie display
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Love the old cigar box!
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I’ll be keeping my eye out for more ideas, but for now I am quite happy with my wedding purchase and I think they will be so lovely on display and as a favor for the guests at our wedding (though I am imagining it will probably be more of the female guests who will apreciate it).  And if I have some left over, I could always turn them into a quilt (or maybe just a pillow- not sure how ambitious I will be)

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Are you using any vintage handkerchiefs in your wedding?  Any thoughts on how I should display these?

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