Jazz up a plain white card with some pretty tissue paper fringing. Simple but effective!

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Print out your invite on A5 card. Using a sewing machine (although you can also use glue), attach strips of tissue paper in alternate colours. Cut fringing into the tissue paper.

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Flowers (dahlia, clematis and aster), from £2 a stem, www.rebelrebel.co.uk. Scissors, similar £1, www.hobbycraft.co.uk. White card, £3.80 for 10 sheets, and tissue paper, £1.50 for five sheets, www.paperchase.co.uk.

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As seen in the January/February issue of Brides