Paper

Stamped Napkins

By  Keri Lee Sereika 

Materials

  • Fabric napkins (washed without fabric softener and pressed)
  • Prismatics Card Stock (Prism Papers): Butter Cream; Candle Glow Dark; Copper Metallic
  • Americana Acrylic Paints (DecoArt): Terra Cotta; Cream; Black Green

Tools

  • Fabric Medium (Plaid)
  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Nature Silhouettes; Burlap Backgrounder
  • Fluid Chalk Ink (Clearsnap): Chestnut Roan; Dark Moss; Yellow Ochre
  • Nestabilities Dies: Classic Standard Oval Small; Classic Scalloped Oval Small
  • Wizard Embossing and Die Cutting Machine (Spellbinders)
  • Zots Clear Adhesive Dots (Therm O Web)
  • Cosmetic-wedge sponges
  • Computer and printer
  • 1. Mix Black Green and Cream paints to make lt. green. Follow manufacturer's instructions to mix Fabric Medium with each paint color. Use cosmetic-wedge sponge to apply lt. green to larger plant stamp, then stamp directly onto napkin corner.
  • 2. Apply green paint onto just stem and Terra Cotta onto blooms of more delicate image; stamp napkin. Let dry. Repeat for remaining napkins. Follow manufacturer's instructions to heat set paint.
  • 3. For napkin rings, cut as many 1-1/2"x6" strips from Candle Glow Dark cardstock as needed. Use Chestnut Roan ink to stamp Burlap Backgrounder on strips. Use computer to print guest's name on Butter Cream cardstock; die cut classic standard oval around printed name. Use Yellow Ochre and Dark Moss inks to stamp delicate flower. Repeat for each guest. Use Zots to adhere oval to burlap-stamped strips. Wrap strip around folded napkin and secure with Zots.