Weddings are a wonderful occasion, but sometimes for the smallest guests they can drag on a little bit. The long speeches, all the grown-ups talking about grown up things, and so many extra rules about how to behave...before you know it there's tears before bedtime for everybody.
Unfortunately the cost of hiring a separate room and childrens' entertainer can be just as eye-watering, and the chances are you will have at least a couple of children coming to your big day. So what to do? Fortunately, this DIY wedding challenge will show you not just how to keep your young friends entertained, but impress their parents (and other guests) with your consideration. Even better, it's fully customisable to each child and will only cost you as much as you want it to. When they walk to their place and see the big present waiting at just their place on the table, their eyes will positively light up and you'll be glad you avoided paying ten times the amount for a man with balloons.
Step 1: The Box
- a box with a lid (a shoebox is ideal)
- glue (anything that sticks paper to paper / card)
- paint / spray can
- sponge or brush to apply the paint
- decorative ribbons
Use whatever is lying aroiund the house from Christmas, birthdays and old craft projects, and this step can cost you nothing.