Bridal Guest Book - Special Day Stamp Set

Bridal Guest Book - Special Day Stamp Set

Hello crafty friends! Lauren here, sharing this guest book that I made during a live video last weekend on the Brutus Monroe Facebook page. If you didn't catch the live craftathon, here's a link to the video so you can watch it back: https://www.facebook.com/brumonroe/videos/2338549526466137/

I highly recommend checking out all of the videos during the craftathon, which celebrated the release of 21 new stamp sets! For this particular project I used a new set called "Special Day". It immediately looks like a bridal set, but I also showed some project examples with ideas for other occasions. I had already started the book itself, which is handmade using simple materials like cereal box cardboard and plain cardstock. I used gold glitterstock for the spine, and used the jagged heart stencil with Gilded embossing powder for the background. I have a tutorial for how to make these notebooks on my YouTube channel here:  https://youtu.be/v2B6k4RXivY

During the live video, I stamped the dress image and embossed it with Gilded EP. I painted it with a touch of Gilded aqua pigment and glued a tiny gold thread bow to the waistline. I trimmed the image down and backed it with gold metallic paper, and stuck it to the front of the book with foam tape. I heat embossed the sentiments onto gold metallic paper as well, using Alabaster EP. I adhered them both with foam tape and attached them to the book cover. I attached some gold and white tassels to the front elastic cord to finish it off. In the video I gave some examples for ways to color or change the shape of the dress, which I'll show in a couple of upcoming posts! Off camera, I did type up and print my own insert pages for the notebook and I added a photograph here to the post. 

 Did you order your stamps from the new release yet? I can't wait to play with some of the others! Be sure to scroll back in the blog and see the projects our team has been posting this week, including our blog hop on Wednesday. Share your creations on social media, and be sure to use the hashtags #BrutusMonroe and #CreateYourOwnEnding so we can see what you make! Have a great weekend. 

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