Miscellany

Jewelry Party Set

By  Julia Sandvoss  for  Paper Salon

sizes: mannequin, 14" tall;invitation, 6"x6"; jewelry box, 7"x9-1/2"

Materials

  • JEWELRY MANNEQUIN CENTERPIECE:
  • Papier-mâché mannequin (329009) (MSI), 8” tall
  • Wooden dowel, 1/8”, 5” length
  • Wooden oval plaque (base), 5”x7”
  • Enamored paper collection*
  • Lt. blue felt flower, 1” (American Crafts)
  • Pearl brad, 3/8” (K&Company)
  • White pearl beads, 5mm, 16
  • Light aqua taffeta ribbon, 7/8”, 10” length
  • JEWELRY BOX:
  • Wooden box, 7”x9-1/2”
  • Enamored paper collection and diecuts*
  • Tailored Tin Black Tie alphabet stamps*
  • Cream satin ribbon, 5/8”
  • Pearl brads, 3/8”, two (K&Company)
  • Brown button, 1”
  • PARTY INVITATION:
  • Enamored paper collection*
  • Rubber Stamps*: Tailored Tin Wedding Essentials; Black Tie alphabet
  • Lt. aqua bead strand, 6” length
  • Brown brads, 1/8”, two (Doodlebug Design)

Tools

  • JEWELRY MANNEQUIN CENTERPIECE:
  • Cream colored acrylic paint
  • Wire or clear beading string
  • Drill with 1/8” drill bit
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • JEWELRY BOX:
  • Ink Pads: Coffee Bean*; ColorBox Chestnut Brown (Clearsnap)
  • Acrylic paints: lt. blue; brown
  • Dimensional adhesive dots
  • Mod Podge (Plaid)
  • Sandpaper
  • PARTY INVITATION:
  • Ink Pads*: Coffee Bean; Sky
  • Victorian Paper Edgers (Fiskars)
  • Dimensional adhesive dots
  • Computer and printer
  • Sewing needle and white thread
  • *Products by Paper Salon

Pattern - Tips From Designer

  • Jewelry Mannequin Centerpiece
  • 1. For bodice, tear pieces of cream colored paper. Fit and adhere torn paper onto mannequin. For skirt, cut 5-1/2"x10" print paper rectangle; wrap and pin around waist.
  • 2. Adhere ribbon to waistband. Glue flower and brad to waistband.
  • 3. For necklace, string pearl beads onto wire or string; knot and glue to back of neck. Paint dowel and plaque. Drill hole in center of plaque base. Apply hot glue to dowel end; insert in mannequin base and remaining end in plaque.
  • Jewelry Box
  • 1. Basecoat box brown; let dry. Apply lt. blue topcoat; let dry. Sand edges, letting brown show through.
  • 2. Cut two 2-1/2"x12" paper strips; adhere to box sides. Adhere ribbon to top and bottom paper edges.
  • 3. Use Coffee Bean to stamp "jewelry" onto oval tag; ink edges Chestnut Brown. Apply Mod Podge to tag. Attach brads to tag sides and use adhesive dots to adhere to box front.
  • 4. Adhere polka dot paper under lid cutout. Glue button to lid.
  • Party Invitation
  • 1. For card, cut 6"x12" paper rectangle; score and fold in half. Cut 2-1/2"-wide, 2"-deep oval-shaped opening in front top for neckline; round corners. Use Paper Edgers to trim neck; ink Sky. Ink remaining edges Coffee Bean.
  • 2. Use Sky ink to stamp frame and flourishes on blue paper. Use Coffee Bean ink to stamp "You're Invited"; cut out. Attach brads to sides and use adhesive dots to adhere to invite.
  • 3. Use needle and thread to secure bead strand to neckline.
  • 4. For inside card, cut similar piece to front paper from polka dot paper. Adhere to inside card for blouse look. Use computer to print invitation details on cream paper; cut out and mat on blue card stock. Adhere invitation details to inside card and use Sky ink to stamp flourishes on lower left and upper right corners. Adhere diecut circle and stamped circle to remaining corners.