As I mentioned recently, my baby brother got married last weekend. I can't believe we're all married off. Fortunately the five of us didn't get married off the same day. Sidenote: My husband helped get one of the grooms in the Arizona Weddings with his suit.
You may have seen the thumbprint trees around on pinterest or etsy, I love them. They're a great way to record those in attendance. It's also something you can hang on a wall, rather than stash away in a wedding box.
The tree is inspired by our neighbor's tree, that fills our front yard with leafs every fall. The image is prismacolor pencil on illustration board. I made the image 11x14, but 16x20 would have been even better. The ink pads we used were leaf shaped, and turned out to be perfect for those that didn't want to leave their fingerprint.
The bride and groom loved it. I added a few personal touches, like the carved initials, and the honey5 bees in the grass (my brother keeps bees).
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