Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Wedding Gift and reception decorations

Our niece was recently married in Montana and had a reception in her hometown of Kewanee, Illinois.  She'd been posting pictures from her wedding on Facebook, so I knew I wanted to make a special framed page for them as a wedding gift.  I found this frame at a big box store and knew it would work perfectly for what I wanted.  The paper I used in the background is now retired (boo), but is so elegant.  The white on white can be enhanced by sponging ink to bring out the pattern.  It beautifully frames the picture.  I used a similar paper for the name frame in the top right corner.  I sponged on the color, then ran it through the printer, and finally cut it out on the Big Shot using the Top Note Die.  I added rows of rhinestones for the final elegant touch.
     I also had the privilege of making the table decorations for the tables.  I didn't end up using my origianl plan, but came up with an alternate plan that worked out well.  Stampin' Up! has a new Pennant Punch that I used to make an awesome mini pennant for each table.  Getting it to stand was a bit tricky, but I found a way to make it work with the help of a sales clerk at a local store.  Each pennant has a letter to spell out the couples' names.  It was really cute up close.






The final decoration was a banner for the wall and simply said Congratulations Becky and Taylor.
The Bride was quite satisfied with how everything turned out. and fortunately I had enough supplies on hand to finish the project.



Know someone with a special occasion coming up in the near future?  Do they need decorations?  I love designing using my Stampin' Up! accessories!  Give me a call at (309) 221-0978 to get a quote for your special occasion.

Happy Stamping,

Twila