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How to Make… Chic Monochrome (Black & White) Wedding Stationery

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Chic Monochrome Black & White Wedding Stationery

When done well, monochrome black and white wedding stationery colour schemes can look amazingly chic and elegant.

We wanted to put together a DIY range to help you get it right.  When we finished working on this range, we instantly thought of classy New York weddings (you know the vibe we mean!!).  You can achieve this same look easily at home.

monochrome black and white diy design guide

Here’s how……..

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INVITATION

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral_vellum_wedding_invitation_pocket 1 x Floral Vellum Invitation Pocket and insert BUY
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2 x Sheets of A4 Matt Black Card

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wild rose fabric flower. White decorative flower for decorating DIY wedding stationery, crafts

1 x Wild Rose Fabric Flower in White

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rows of tiny self adhesive crystals. 2mm stick on crystal rows. DIY wedding stationery supplies

1 row of 2mm self adhesive pearls

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Small round pearl decoration for wedding invitations and paper crafts.

1 Prudence embellishment

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OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Hot Melt Glue Gun

Glue gun

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Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Print your wording on to the blank insert.  Make sure that you leave a border of about 1cm so that you can trim down to size.  Once printed, cut your wording panel down to 14.5cm x 14.5cm.
  2. Cut a piece of black card 15.5cm x 15.5cm.
  3. Cut a piece of black card 15cm x 15cm.  Use your double sided tape to stick this panel onto the larger panel.
  4. Use double sided tape to stick the printed panel on top of the black card.
  5. Slot inside the vellum pocket.
  6. Peel off a row of 2mm self adhesive pearls.  Starting at the middle of the point of your vellum pocket and working out towards the side, press the row in to place, following the edge.  When you reach the outside edge of the card, cut off any excess pearls.  Return to the middle of the point and press the 2mm pearls into place on the opposite side of the pocket.  You should  now have a line of pearls that follow the top line of the invitation pocket.
  7. Take your fabric flower and carefully pull off the crystal centre.  Use a glue gun to stick the Prudence embellishment in to place in the centre of your flower.
  8. Use your glue gun to stick the fabric flower in to place on the point of your pocket.  Make sure that the glue does not spill over onto the invitation inside the pocket.

 

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SAVE THE DATE (& Envelope)

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery 1 sheet of floral vellum BUY
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1/2 x Sheets of A4 Matt Black Card

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A4 Card in White. A4, card, high quality, white board

1/4 sheet of Matt off White Paper

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4mm stick on pearls for decorating wedding invitations, stationery, card making and paper crafts

1 4mm self adhesive pearl

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OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Hot Melt Glue Gun

Glue gun

BUY
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Envelope Punch Board

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Follow the instructions on the envelope punch board to make a 3.5” x 3.5” envelope from the floral vellum paper. Use the tape runner to glue in to place.
  2. Cut a piece of matt black card 8.5cm x 8.5cm.
  3. Cut a piece of matt black card 8cm x 8cm. Use your tape dispenser or double sided tape to stick this panel onto the larger panel.
  4. Print your wording on to matt off white paper and cut down to size. The finished size should be 7.5cm x 7.5cm. You should be able to fit 4 panels onto each A4 sheet.
  5. Peel off a 4mm self adhesive pearl and stick on to the Save The Date Card (we’ve stuck it underneath the names but you could stick it anywhere you choose).
  6. Pop the Save The Date Card into your pre-made envelope.

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RSVP CARD (& Envelope)

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery 1 sheet of floral vellum BUY
matt_black_A4_card small

1/2 x Sheets of A4 Matt Black Card

BUY
A4 Card in White. A4, card, high quality, white board

1/4 sheet of Matt off White Paper

BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

BUY
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Envelope Punch Board

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Follow the instructions for the Save The Date Cards. However, you will not need to add

the 4mm self adhesive pearl!

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MENU

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery 1/3 sheet of floral vellum BUY
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1/3 x Sheets of A4 Matt Black Card

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rows of tiny self adhesive crystals. 2mm stick on crystal rows. DIY wedding stationery supplies

1 1/2 row of 2mm self adhesive pearls

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Small round pearl decoration for wedding invitations and paper crafts.

1 Prudence embellishment

BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Hot Melt Glue Gun

Glue gun

BUY
Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

BUY

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Print your wording onto vellum paper and cut down to size. The finished size should be 9cm x 19.5cm. You should be able to fit 3 panels on each A4 sheet if you lay it out in a landscape format. Remember to leave a gap of at least 3cm between your top wording and the actual menu (see image).
  2. Cut a piece of black card 9cm wide x 19.5cm high. Run a line of tape across the top and bottom edges of the card and stick the vellum on top.
  3. Cut a piece of black card 9cm x 1.5cm. Use your double sided tape to stick in to place across your invitation (underneath the top wording).
  4. Peel off a row of 2mm self adhesive pearls and stick in to place above the black card panel, cutting off any excess. Stick another row at the bottom of the panel.
  5. Use your glue gun to stick the prudence embellishment onto the middle of the black card panel.

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FAVOUR BOX

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery

1/4 sheet of floral vellum paper

BUY
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1 sheet of matt black card

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rows of tiny self adhesive pearls. 2mm stick on pearl rows. DIY wedding stationery supplies

2 rows of 2mm self adhesive pearls

BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

BUY
 sizzix_big_shot_plus_machine small

Sizzix Machine

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Sizzix Die Pillow Box with Labels

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metallic silver double sided calligraphy pen. Decorative pen for DIY wedding invitations

A Silver Calligraphy Pen

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Use your sizzix machine to cut out the Pillow Box and label (you should be able to cut 2 or 3 at a time). Fold the box in to position and stick in to place.
  2. Cut a piece of Floral Vellum Paper 7cm x 21cm. Starting at the back, wrap the vellum panel around your pillow box to form a band. Stick together using the tape and carefully trim off any loose ends.
  3. Peel off a row of 2mm self adhesive pearls. Starting on one edge of the box, stick the row in to place along the outside edge of the floral vellum paper. Once you have stuck the pearls all the way around, try off any overlap.
  4. Repeat this process so that both sides of the vellum paper have a pearl border.
  5. Use a silver calligraphy pen to write your guest names onto the black card label.
  6. Stick your black label in to place on the front centre of the vellum wrap.

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PLACECARD / CUTLERY HOLDER

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery

1/6 sheet of floral vellum paper

BUY
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1/8 sheet of matt black card

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rows of tiny self adhesive pearls. 2mm stick on pearl rows. DIY wedding stationery supplies

2 rows of 2mm self adhesive pearls

BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

BUY

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Print your guest names on to the floral vellum and cut down to size. The finished size should be 9cm x 7cm. You should be able to fit 6 panels on to each A4 sheet (although if you are very careful, you may be able to fit 8).
  2. Cut a piece of Matt Black Card 9cm x 7cm. Run a line of tape down both side edges of the card and stick the printed vellum panel on top.
  3. Peel off a line of 2mm self adhesive pearls and stick in to place on the outside edge of the card. Stick a second line of 2mm self adhesive pearls 0.5cm away from the first row so that you have a double row of pearls.
  4. Repeat this on the opposite side so that both sides of the place card / cutlery holder have a double row of pearls.

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THANK YOU CARD

HERE”S WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

floral vellum paper. Clear vellum patterned paper with flowery print. Decorative translucent paper for DIY wedding invitations and stationery

1/6 sheet of floral vellum paper

BUY
matt_black_A4_card small

1/2 sheet of matt black card

BUY
rows of tiny self adhesive crystals. 2mm stick on crystal rows. DIY wedding stationery supplies

1 row of 2mm self adhesive pearls

BUY
Small round pearl decoration for wedding invitations and paper crafts.

1 Prudence embellishment

BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

self adhesive tape runner. Double sided tape dispenser

Tape runner or double sided tape

BUY
Hot Melt Glue Gun

Glue gun

BUY
Fiskars_paper_trimmer small

Paper trimmer

BUY
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Scoring blade

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cut a piece of Matt Black Card 10.5cm x 21cm. Score and fold in half.
  2. Print your “Thank You” onto floral vellum and cut down to size. The finished size should be 10.5cm wide x 7cm high (with the wording printed on the top right). Use double sided tape or a tape runner to stick this in to place on the front of the card.
  3. Peel off a row of 2mm self adhesive pearls. Carefully stick a line of pearls in to place at the bottom of the vellum panel, cutting off any excess pearls. Stick a second line of pearls about 0.5cm higher than the first row.
  4. Use a glue gun to stick the Prudence embellishment in to place in the bottom centre of the card (see image).