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Lynn sent me images from her recent wedding and I had to share this
idea with everyone because I thought it was a brilliant and a great way to keeps guest entertained until the bride and groom arrive for the recpetion or before the ceremony. Here is more from Lynn…

I got the idea from Wonderful Graffiti.
I wanted to create something fun for the guest to do while the setup
for the reception.  We had our wedding and reception at the same
location. I thought a word search of words that are special to my husband
and I would be neat and also a great way for us to tell some funny stories. :)
I was on a tight budget so I created one myself.  Fortunately Robin
Macy who owns the Bartlett Arboretum (that’s where I got married) is
a geometry teacher and loves chalk boards.  She had lots of them to
choose from.  I used Armored Penguin to create the word search for the chalkboard. I used liquid chalk, stencils, and a little sponge to sponge the on
the letters and the design on the top.  It was a little time consuming
but fun and well worth it.

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Oh, and how sweet are Lynn and her husband? If you are interested in her Monique Lhuillier Scarlet, she listed it on the site last week for a great price…

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[Image c/o Carl Zoch]

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Comments (8)

Veiled Vows | Reply

THANK YOU! I just posted those images last week trying to figure out who the photography was! These are beautiful! http://www.veilsandvows.blogspot.com/

Lola | Reply

This IS a brilliant idea! Beautiful photographs too.

Carl Zoch | Reply

What an awesome, helpful website! Thanks for the photo credit, too!

Alison | Reply

Lovely. I never thought of using a chalkboard this way either.

Alison | Reply

What a great idea! I’m so sending this to my teacher clients :) Thanks

jessica@stella event design | Reply

The chalkboard is adorable! I have several brides who are teachers and would love this!

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