- 6 years ago
- Wedding: March 2012
what kind of paint did you use?
Wow, turned out great, good job.
This turned out great! would you mind sending me the template? also, where did you get that runner? I love the print! I have not been able to find anything that is not plain or has a heart pattern.
This is beautiful. May you please share the template? How did you transfer the image to the runner?
Thanks in advance
The monogram was designed for me by an etsy vendor http://www.etsy.com/shop/belletristics
The runner is from Hobby Lobby, every few months their wedding aisle is 50% off. I got the runner for under $20
I used regular acrylic craft paint. I choose a black paint that had glitter in it.
I size my monogram in publisher so that there would be a 2″ margin on both sides. Other bees printed their aisle runner template at staples or Kinkos. I just printed my at home and multiple sheets of printer paper.
We recently bought a new TV. The cardboard from the box made a perfect work station. I taped the entire paper template togehter on the cardboard and cover the top with clear packing tape so the paint would not stick.
I left the whole project on my bedroom floor and worked on it a little bit everyday.
Word of advice. Do not use paint pens or sharpies they bleed.
Vmoran32, lovely asile runner! could you explain a little more for me? I am with you when you say you taped the template together on the cardboard, but did you cut the template out next? I am unclear on the whole clear packing tape part?
Thanks for sharing!
I did not cut the template out. The clear packing tape is to create a non-stick surface. If you painted directly ontop of the white copy paper the paint will dry and attach the paper template to the back of your aisle runner.
Since I printed the monogram in all black I was able to see the outline through ght the packing tape and aisle runner. I then traced the outline with black paint and a skinny brush. I know some bees have used wax paper instead of the packing tape.
I really like your design…. and the font chosen…. works well together…. Ive seen many where they look too busy. Great choices.
I was wondering when you printed out the template in Publisher how pixelated it was once it was blown up. Was the design a Jpeg and how big was it? I may order something similar, with a few changes, myself.