What a neat and simple idea for a pattern! tie string tightly around a block of wood, dip lightly in ink and press to the paper using different, alternating directions. This will give you a "basket weave" effect when you're done.
This is how I plan on asking the maid of honor & bridesmaids. Really cute idea. 5 Creative ways to ask: Will you be my bridesmaid? This photo is a DIY balloon in a box that you have to pop to find a secret message inside!