When we made the decorations for that bohemian wedding, the bride also asked us to turn these very cool keys she found online into wedding favors for guests. At first, I was going to make paper tags like I saw on this Etsy pin, but then I saw these with keychains attached and loved that idea. When I went looking on Amazon for the brass keychains, I came across the little brass thank you hearts you’ll see below. Bam! I thought the three elements worked well together and now guests would have Vintage Key Bottle Opener Wedding Favors in the form of a thank you keychain. Pinterest is such a great place to get inspiration for projects, even if you end up making your own version of it, don’t you think?
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Vintage Key Bottle Opener Wedding Favors
- Vintage Key Bottle Openers
- Brass Keychain Split Rings with Chains
- Brass Thank You Hearts
- Organza Ribbon (other colors available)
- Jewelry Pliers
This project is also part of the July Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop! The purpose of this Pinterest Challenge is to motivate all the participants of this hop (and you too) to not just pin, but to make it happen! Do you have a project in mind?
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Vintage Key Bottle Opener Wedding Favors Steps
1: Use the pliers to open the jump ring on the keychain.
2: Add a brass thank you heart and close the jump ring with the pliers.
3: Now add another jump ring to the end of the keychain chain.
4: Then place the top or opening of a key onto that jump ring and close with the pliers.
5: Cut 10 inches of organza ribbon and tie it into a bow on the keychain where the jump ring attaches to the key.
That’s it! Now just repeat those steps 500 more times. Kidding, well maybe, depending on how many favors you need to make. I only needed to make 75, so it didn’t take me very long at all to complete them. If you have some family to help assembly-line style, you could crank out a ton in just an hour. I’ll add that the brass jump rings that came with the keychains were extremely easy to work with and felt nice and sturdy, perfect for the brass hearts and heavy keys. In retrospect, I wish I’d have used a different type of ribbon or string, something a little more bohemian, but this dusty rose matched everything perfectly for this wedding. What would you have tied onto these Vintage Key Bottle Opener Wedding Favors?
Be sure to see our other Bohemian Wedding decorations like this lovely basket or some of or these DIY Centerpieces. If you are on the prowl for even more DIY Wedding Inspiration, you definitely need to visit All Free DIY Weddings. They have endless ideas for creating your own wedding.
Now let’s see what other things Pinterest inspired! Head over and visit the other hosts to see what they crafted, cooked, built, or tried!
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Kelley – Simply Inspired Meals • Joanne – Our Unschooling Journey
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Marie – DIY Adulation • Alexandra – Eye Love Knots
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Lydia – Lydia’s Flexitarian Kitchen • Maria – Simple Nature Decor
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Hi, I’m Marie! I just built my first home (yay!) and I’m decorating it from the ground up. I decided to refocus my blogging efforts to include this exciting journey. Elle Marie Home (formerly The Inspiration Vault) will continue to provide great DIY and craft project ideas and tutorials, I’m just expanding my scope to include home decor, home improvement, and more advanced DIY projects.