DIY Wedding Projects Day #4: Wedding Album

Wedding Album 2

Preserve your memories from weddings, anniversaries, and more, in this beautiful burlap covered scrapbook or photo album. Embellish the cover with ribbon, gems, twine and more for a personalized look you will love.

Supplies Needed:

Wedding Album Directions:

  1. Cut approx. 16-18” of Gazette Raw Silk Ribbon. Using the needle and thread with a long tail, make a simple running stitch down one side of the ribbon.
  2. Gather ribbon together with thread and tie in the center to form the ribbon rosette.
  3. Create a second ribbon rosette using 12” of 7/8” Antique White Double Faced Satin Ribbon.
  4. Glue Antique White rosette onto the center of the Raw Silk rosette.
  5. Cut a gem from the Design Chain Tracy-Silver and glue to the center of the rosette flower.
  6. Wrap 12” piece of Gazette Raw Silk Ribbon with the ends meeting centered on the front of the album. Glue ends to the album.
  7. Wrap a 12” piece of Lucy Ivory Lace around album, again meeting centered on the front of the album. Glue ends to album.
  8. Glue Ribbon flower onto front of the album cover the ends of the lace and ribbon.
  9. Bend slightly the ends of the Chic Silver Leaves and glue onto the album with the ends underneath the flower.
  10. Wrap twine around the chipboard a couple of times and tie with a bow.
  11. Glue a small gem cut from the Design Chain Tracy-Silver onto the center of the twine bow.
  12. Glue chipboard heart onto the front of the album.

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How to Make a Snowflake Hair Bow

Snowflake Bow 2047

To make my Snowflake Hair Bow you’ll need:

Snowflake Box Supplies

Supplies Needed:

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Directions:

  1. Cut four 4″ pieces of 7/8″ Tranquil Blue Ribbon and four 4″ pieces of the Arabesque Ribbon.
  2. Remove wire from the Arabesque ribbon.  (white sheer)
  3. Cut four 3 1/2″ pieces of 3/8″ Tranquil Blue Ribbon and four 3 1/2″ pieces of Navy Satin.
  4. Thread needle and thread, tie with a knot leaving a long tail.
  5. Lay the 4″ white sheer ribbon over the 7/8″ Tranquil Blue Ribbon, fold the ribbon in half and stitch together with a simple running stitch.
  6. Lay the 3 1/2″ Navy Ribbon over the 3/8″ Tranquil Blue ribbon, fold the ribbon in half and add with a simple running stitch to the first section of ribbon.
  7. Continue stitching ribbon sections together.  (as shown in the picture above)
  8. Gather both ends of the thread, pull the ribbon together and tie with a knot.
  9. Cut eight 4″ of Arabesque sheer ribbon.  Remove wire from ribbon.
  10. Stitch ribbon together like in previous steps.  (see steps 6-8)
  11. Glue the two ribbon sections together with Fabri Tac glue.  (see picture below)
  12. Lightly apply blue ink onto white snowflake brad.  Wipe off excess ink.
  13. Remove prongs from the back of the snowflake brad and glue onto the white button.
  14. Glue button to the center of the bow.
  15. Glue or sew bow onto the metal barrette base.

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Offray Logo

I would like to thank Offray Ribbon for generously providing the ribbon used in this project.

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