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Bridesmaid Hangers <3

Once I had got the girls bridesmaid dresses I started to look online for bridesmaid hangers that would complement the dresses and in a style I liked and I found it really hard. Most hangers were around the £5 mark and I just felt I couldn’t justify paying that for 5 hangers when they weren’t exactly the colour I wanted or a font that I particularly liked. I really love the hangers with the wire name (like these) but again these are expensive for the amount I needed but I am hoping that I can treat myself to one for my dress!

So after not finding any I particularly liked I decided to have a go myself. I am a complete novice when it comes to DIY (in the home and for the wedding…!!) but wanted to give these a go as I’m always up for saving pennies where the wedding is concerned and I love that our day has a personal touch to it. They are also a lovely gift for the bridesmaids to keep.

So firstly I bought white hangers very cheaply at Primark, I’m sure other home stores stock similar but these were about £3 for 5 hangers along with Sharpie pens to write on them. I then went on dafont to pick a font that I thought would be easy to transfer onto my hangers and that I liked the look of.

Once I had picked the font {I went for Yulinda Script} I printed the words that I needed out a few times to get the measurements correct so that it all fitted nicely on the hangers.

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Holding up to the light helped to see the hanger through the paper to make sure the word sat nicely in the middle

Once chosen and printed, I turned the paper over and drew all over the back where the writing was (see picture below) so that the pencil marks would be able to transfer onto the hanger. I then wrote over the top of the letters once I had the paper in position on the hanger and tried to press quite hard so the markings would be obvious once the paper was removed.

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I was then able to go over these marks with the Sharpie pen

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I then did the same for the date and bridesmaid/maid of honour parts. I haven’t put any ribbon on my hangers, I’m undecided if I want to yet or not but ribbon choice in The Range and Hobbycraft is great if you are looking for some.

So that’s it, dead easy and I think they look really effective.

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Sorry if this was poorly written, trying to detail it on the computer is much harder than just saying ‘watch me’ so feel free to send me a message if you want more help. Let me know if you decide to make your own, I would love to see them ❤

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6 thoughts on “Bridesmaid Hangers <3

  1. So simple and so cute! I did not think of that “transfer of font” method, thanks for the tip! I made hangers for my bridesmaid as well but used copper wire for their names

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