She didn't want the traditional tent cards all lined up on a table. She wanted something a little nicer. Me being me, I never say no to anything and although I had never made a seating chart quite like this, I was fairly confident in my abilities. So I started researching and researching. Time went by and before I knew it she was sending me the list of guests. I had the idea in my head now i just had to create it. I thought about using poster board and quickly changed my mind. (it just looked too cheap) So I went with a 16x20 canvas. here are the pics with a few descriptions. ENJOY!
|it was stark white! This baby needed color.|
|started gathering my materials. I used Tim Holtz distress inks Antique linen|
Vintage Photo. used some card stock with coordinating ribbon, coffee filters.....
|Here is the guest list with their table. I created this little template|
using GIMP software. I then matted it to card stock
|My first attempt at a coffee filter flower. I used some|
glimmer mists and distress inks until I got the look I was
|Here's a close up of the flower completed. |
added this brad in the middle and I think it gave it the perfect touch.
|These were tough to put on! I also glimmer misted the letters|
to give them a little shimmer. although I don't think you can
see that here.
|TA-DA!!! I cut the letters out using my Silhouette Cameo.|
It was great to be able to cut out using my own font.