Tuesday, October 9, 2012

diy: personalized hanger.



for my sister's wedding, she asked if i could find a way to personalize the wooden hangers she'd purchased for the bridesmaid dresses.  challenge accepted.  

{the supplies: white transfer paper; paint pen; pencil}

{print the size & font of your choosing on regular printer paper.  place the transfer paper 
underneath, and tape all in place.  using the pencil, trace over the outline of the name.}

{transfers done}

{more transfers complete}

 {use the paint pen to trace over your transfer.  this takes a bit of concentration and a steady hand, so take your time!}

{all done}

{waiting to be steamed on the big day}

the great part of this project is that the transfer paper technique can be adapted for so many other diys.  it's not a fast process, but it works beautifully. 

xo. di.

*images property of Diane Crary

19 comments:

  1. Genius darling!


    Mariel
    www.mariel-torres.blogspot.com

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  2. Those are absolutely precious! I might have to get my MOH on those :)

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  3. Beautiful! I love this DIY, thank you so much for sharing, I honestly never knew about transfer paper, they are so useful for so many different project. I'll definitely have to try this.

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  4. gorgeous! love seeing all the little details. xo

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  5. This is such a good idea! I kind of want to do this to all of my hangers so my boyfriend stops "borrowing" them for his side! ;-)

    (P.S. I'm giving away $30 to InPink jewelry - 30 people will win! Enter here.)

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  6. Alex (Things That Sparkle)October 10, 2012 at 9:13 AM

    Love this, wish I had thought of it!

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  7. How neat! I've never thought of doing much with transfer paper until now, very inspiring!

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  8. Beautiful! And I adore your bridesmaid dress. :)

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  9. This is a really great idea. So original~

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  10. oh thanks! i really did too - so comfortable

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  11. yea transfer paper was a lifesaver during the wedding projects - i'd never used it before either

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  12. thanks, alex! i'm sorry i didn't post it before your wedding!

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  13. yea i'd never used it before either and it is SUPER helpful for a lot of stuff

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  14. :) thanks, erin! hope they work out well for you

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thanks so much for the note! i love reading your comments. xo. di.

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