Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame

The theme for June’s Monthly Movie Monday Challenge is wedding movies! I didn’t have to brainstorm a craft idea either. I knew immediately that I wanted to make something for Muriel’s Wedding. Yes, that movie came out a while back, but I think it’s a classic and so, so funny. Besides, how can you not like a movie full of ABBA songs!? One of my favorite scenes is when she’s finally walking down the aisle. It starts with everyone standing up expecting a traditional entrance when suddenly ABBA’s “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do”  blasts as her bridesmaids walk down the aisle. And that huge ear-to-ear smile on her face is everything. It’s such a perfect song for her and the occasion. But since most people don’t want to play ABBA during their wedding, I’ve designed this Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame to capture the fun from the movie in a more acceptable craft. Who wants to get started already? I do, I do, I do, I do, I do!

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame DIY Craft Tutorial

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Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame

Materials

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Materials

Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Steps

step 1: Take out the frame inserts and paint the wood frame white, let it dry completely, then paint it silver and let it dry completely. I painted one coat of white and two coats of silver.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 1a

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 1b

step 2: While that’s drying, go into Cricut’s Design Space and open a new project. Add a text box and type “I do, I do, I do, I do, I do”.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 2

step 3: Change the font to Friday. Adjust the letter spacing to -2.14″. Resize so the text box is 9 inches wide. Friday comes free with Cricut Access, so if you don’t have that, you’ll need to purchase that font through Cricut or choose an alternative free font.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 3

step 4: Click on Insert Images and search all images for “swirl.” I chose one that was free with Access. Insert the image and resize to fit your frame. I made mine 1.5 inches tall.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 4a

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 4b

Tip: If you don’t want a swirl shape, you could always use your wedding date in the same Friday font.

step 5: Load your black vinyl and cut the words and shape out on your Cricut Explore. Be sure to use the vinyl setting.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 5

step 6: Cut apart the words from the swirl shape then peel off the negative space vinyl. You may need the weeding tool to help get the smaller bits.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 6

step 7: Snip off a piece of transfer tape to fit over your vinyl pieces. I just reused the same one twice. Be sure to line up the bottom edge of your letters or swirl with a line from the transfer tape grid so that you can place them onto the frame straight.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 7

step 8: Carefully place the words onto the bottom section of the frame. Make sure to burnish the vinyl so it sticks to the wood and releases from the transfer tape.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 8a

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 8b

step 9: Repeat that process for the swirl shape piece, but place it on the top section of the frame.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 9a

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Step 9b

That’s it! I love the way this Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame turned out. I chose the silver and black colors because they match my bedroom decor and because the photo is black and white. You can make the same project in colors that suit your decor or preferences, though. I know if I had black or silver glitter vinyl on hand I would have used those instead for sure! I think this would make a great wedding gift or shower gift for the bride, too.

Muriel's Wedding Inspired I Do Frame Complete

If you like Cricut decor projects, you may also like my Farmhouse Style Windmill Sign.

If you’d like to get even more inspiration for wedding projects, FaveCrafts has pages and pages of amazing ideas to choose from!

Be sure to visit all of the other Movie Monday Challenge participants to see some more great inspiration for wedding projects!


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Marie Dabbs

About Marie Dabbs

Hi, I'm Marie. I have been a giant craft nerd for most of my life. I love to experiment with new crafting techniques, even if a few turn out to be epic fails. Over the years and after three kids involved in Scouts and other activities, I discovered my other passion, event planning. I love making my own decorations and styling rooms for parties. I'm at my happiest when I can combine crafts and party styling. It's so much fun!

8 thoughts on “Muriel’s Wedding Inspired I Do Frame

  1. This is perfect. I have not seen the movie…I know…I am a loser! I can’t wait to check it out. In the meantime the frame is awesome. I am a font freak and I love this font!

    1. Thanks, Michelle. I’m a font addict, too, lol. When I’m in Design Space, I have to be careful to not spend TOO much time selecting the fonts.

    1. Thanks, Megan! It really is a fun movie and you’ll see a bunch of familiar faces from before they were famous.

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