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Sophisticated Stamped Wedding Ensemble

By  Keri Lee Sereika 

sizes: album, 8-1/2"x11"; candle centerpiece, 7" tall; votive, 4-1/2" tall

  • Sophisticated Stamped Wedding Ensemble

Materials

  • FOR ALL:
  • Lace Backgrounder Stamp
  • Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive
  • WEDDING ALBUM:
  • Chipboard, 8-1/2”x11”, two
  • Dorothy Collection patterned papers, four
  • Cardstock: Black Prismatics; cream (inner pages)
  • Canvas Quotes: “With this Ring I Thee Wed”
  • Black satin items: ribbon, 1/2”; flowers, 1”, three
  • Off-white pearls, 4mm, three
  • CANDLE CENTERPIECE:
  • Glass cylinder vase, 6” tall
  • Black Prismatics cardstock
  • Dorothy Collection patterned paper
  • Black satin items: ribbon, 1/2”; flowers, 1”, six
  • Off-white pearls, 4mm, six
  • VOTIVE CANDLE FAVOR:
  • Vanilla-scented votive
  • Glue Pad
  • Sugar Coating Black Glitter
  • Black satin items: ribbon, 1/2”; flower, 1”
  • Off-white pearl, 4mm
  • Cellophane bag

Tools

  • WEDDING ALBUM:
  • Colorbox Pigment Ink Pads: Cream White; Black
  • Big Shot Die Cut Machine and Rectangle Nestability Die
  • Crimping scissors
  • Bind It All Binding Machine and one White 3/4 in coil
  • Quick Dry Paper Glue
  • CANDLE CENTERPIECE:
  • Colorbox Pigment Ink Pad: Cream White
  • Crimping scissors
  • Adhesives: Quick Dry Paper Glue; Gem-Tac Permanent Adhesive
  • Wedding Album
  • 1. Glue papers to front and back of chipboard pieces; ink edges Black and let dry.
  • 2. Use machine to cut scalloped rectangle from black cardstock. Use smaller die to cut scalloped rectangle around canvas quote. Use Cream White ink to stamp lace background on black scalloped rectangle. Mat quote rectangle onto black rectangle.
  • 3. Cut 0"-wide stripe from black cardstock and 0"-wide strip from patterned paper. Layer patterned strip over black strip. Knot ribbon lengthwise around strip, 1/3 from bottom; trim ends. Use Gem Tac to adhere three silk flowers to ribbon and pearls to flower centers as shown.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions to bind covers and inner pages together. Adhere layered strip to front left edge, and canvas quote to album as shown.
  • Candle Centerpiece
  • 1. Use Cream White ink to stamp lace background on black cardstock. Mat patterned paper onto stamped cardstock, leaving 0" border along top and bottom edges. Trim and glue strip around vase.
  • 2. Tie ribbon around middle of paper strip and glue six silk flowers, evenly spaced, to ribbon. Glue pearls to flower centers.
  • 3. Use crimping scissors to trim ribbon edges.
  • Votive Candle Favor
  • 1. Use glue pad to "ink" lace background stamp. Roll votive along stamp, applying pressure from each end down toward stamp. (Note: Do not touch sides of candle.) While still wet, sprinkle with glitter.
  • 2. When dry, place candle in cellophane bag and tie with ribbon. Adhere flower to knot and pearl to flower center.
  • More
  • 1. Use stamp and same techniques to create coordinating invitations, thank-you notes, place cards and more.
  • 2. Experiment with different background stamps to create glitter candles for other occasions and holidays.