My sister-in-law got married this weekend and we decided to give them a pair of nice Crystal glasses for toasting at their wedding. Since I don't know how to blow glass, and I'm sure it would be disastrous in so many ways if I tried, I decided to leave that to the professionals and I made some wine charms instead. =)
I found this great 6 minute tutorial that shows you how quick and easy the project really is! I practiced on a notepad for spacing (as shown in the tutorial above) then on one of the circles to see how hard I needed to hit the stamps. After that, line up the stamps and hammer away! It really was that simple!
What You'll Need
*Letter stamp punch set
*Circular stamping blanks (pendant)
*Steel bench block
(I found everything at Hobby Lobby and after using their 40% off coupon spent less than $20!)
I used a small sticky note as a guide so my letters would be straight. You can also write the letter on the note if you are concerned about spacing.
After I finished stamping...
I strung some alternating purple and clear beads along with my pendant and VOILA!
A great wedding gift and, if they hate it, they can easily take it off and just use the glasses! =)