A few months ago we shared our paper dress wedding decorations and it became an instant hit. They can be used for so many wedding projects! Turn them into a garland for bridal shower decor, use them as an adorable and unique wedding cake topper or even incorporate them into your will you be my bridesmaid cards. Now we are following up our mini paper dresses with these matching mini tuxedo wedding decorations.
Just like the mini dresses, these mini tuxedos are made out of cardstock. While we wanted to find cute and pastel patterns of cardstock for the dresses, we went with a neutral color scheme for our mini tuxedo wedding decorations. If you are using a cutting machine, download the SVG version of the template. Use the PDF version if you are cutting by hand. To make cutting by hand a bit easier, I would recommend printing the PDF template directly onto the cardstock that you will be using. That way you can cut along the lines rather than trace the pieces of the template onto the cardstock. Once you have your pieces cut out, you can follow the step-by-step photo tutorial to assemble the mini tuxedo wedding decorations. Choose between a tie or a bow tie for your tuxes based on your preference!
We used a hot glue gun to attach all of our little tuxedo pieces together. When you have your mini tuxes ready, you can use them to accompany your mini paper dresses in decorating your DIY wedding. I love the idea of stringing the dresses and tuxedos together into a garland to adorn your wedding chairs or bridal party table at your reception. You could also easily pair a tux with a paper dress as your cake toppers. To do this, glue toothpicks into the pant legs and it is as simple as that! Feel free to get creative with your mini tuxedo wedding decorations.
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- Cutting Machine (recommended)
- Craft Scissors
- High-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Bone Folder (optional)
- Cardstock – Blazer Blue Linen, Solid Gray Smoke, Solid Sand, Classic White
- Gather your tools and materials.
- Cut paper according to pattern.
- Fold lapel down and glue.
- Glue shirt with tie onto jacket.
Full tutorial available for members to download below.
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Hi, I am excited to use the tuxedo wedding decorations. Am I able to use only the jacket and shirt with out the pants? I only need these two items for my project. Also the jacket needs to be 2 x 7.75″.
Sure, you can just choose to cut out the top half 🙂
I am so excited to join! You are so talented…..
Thank you so much Mary– welcome!!
I wonder if I could use this template, (with a few tweaks of course;) to cut out fabric with my cricut for a peg doll wedding cake topper?
That would be cute!
Amazing ! I love paper crafts ! This is so beautiful. I m going to make it as a card to my fiance next month. Thanks for the idea!
Yay! So glad you like it 🙂
So excited to join . I love to make paper crafts like flowers etc.
Yay! Welcome to the club 🙂