Here comes the bride part II

The wedding is fast approaching, less than 2 weeks to go and I still have 4 projects to complete. The bride ordered mugs and glasses for the wedding party to use at the reception. The online cost of engraving was several hundred dollars so she decided to have them engraved locally. When she took them in to be engraved the engraver did not want to do them because although the plaque on the glass is metal, the glasses are glass. :~) The engraver was afraid they would break when place in the clamp to hold them steady. So I became plan C. With my sweet KNK Maxx I was able to do them for very little cost using outdoor vinyl.

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A member of the bridal party saw a plaque that I had made for a customer and decided to have me make one for the bridal couple. They will be combining 3 families. This was made from a wood cabinet door from ReStore…I love that place. :O)

IMG_2387 I am excited to announce that I will be going to The Light Your Fire with KNK retreat in Phoenix, Arizona August 9-11. There are still a few spots open so if you want to join us email cuttingwithknk@gmail.com for an application.

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About Nancy

Hi. My name is Nancy and I live in Wisconsin. I have been married to Sam for 44 years and I am mom to 5 grown children. I also have 2 grandchildren , Gavin 12 and Hailey 9. We live in the country and have 2 dogs, a cat. I love making cards and paper piecing. I also enjoy making tiles.

25 thoughts on “Here comes the bride part II

  1. Wow! You did a beautiful job. It looks sooo professional. I never would have thought of using vinyl. This is another example of why I need to get some outdoor vinyl. 🙂
    Thank you.

  2. You did a great job! Congratulations to you and the couple. Wish I could be in Arizona, but too much happening here. Ya’ll have fun!

  3. WOW,Nancy!! I’m impressed!!! GREAT job!!!!!! Wish I could go to Arizona and see all of my ole’ friends, but I have way too much on my plate right now. Finally making the recipe-memory book for my husband’s family. It is a big job!! 🙂 Definitely my last recipe book!! LOL

  4. Another Fantastic job, Nancy!!! They look so professional. I’m so glad you will be at the retreat. Looking forward to soaking up some of your vinyl expertise.

  5. The mugs/cups look fabulous! I really think the vinyl shows up better than the engraving would have. You have done a great job on all the wedding prep. And I’m sure you’ve had fun doing it!

  6. I agree with Rhonda… the vinyl shows up so much better! And I can’t wait to see you again in August! It’s going to be a GREAT retreat!

  7. Beautiful work, Nancy, as always! I did a large wedding last year but used frosted vinyl for all the stemware. All came out wonderful but a lot of work!

  8. WOW! They turned out fantastic! Wish I was brave enough to take on a job like that. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Beautiful, Nancy. How exciting that vinyl worked and you saved a bunch of money too.
    Great job. Thanks for sharing.

  10. magnificent job on those glasses….and much easier on the pocket as well
    they look sooo professional…love them

  11. The vinyl was a great choice! No one would ever guess that it was a ‘last’ choice. They look so professional. I’m looking forward to meeting you at the August Retreat.

  12. These turned out fantastic!!! PERFECT project for vinyls 😀

    Thanks Nancy 🙂

  13. Excellent job! The mug/glasses are very sharp and elegant. I also love how you combined the three families on the plaque. Very lovely.

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