A&J: Vintage Wedding Decor Ideas

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Jasmine: Many moons ago, Andrew and I were window shopping at Orchard when we came across this shop selling paraphernalia in some pretty cool designs. Andrew talked me out of any rash impulse buys then, but I went back two months later for these: wooden letters, 3 for $10, Typo.

I thought the pink heart looked rather radioactive, so I decided to tone it down with Tim Holtz Crackle Paint, for an antiquated finish:

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Tip: apply the paint by cross-hatching i.e. varying the direction of your brushstrokes for greater depth and texture.

I let it dry overnight, and then added some crystal accents, flowers and even tied on a little book charm with twine to up the geek factor:

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The finished product:

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Time taken over two days: 90 minutes

(15 for doing the crackle paint, 60 for adding the embellishment and 15 for photo documentation and erm, general admiration)

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