Product Testing Time...Wedding Style!

About 3 weeks ago, I tasked Grace Castillo to create a wedding table/place setting. I had NO IDEA... she would do SO MUCH AND THAT SHE WOULD ROCK... MY WEDDING LOVING WORLD!

So get ready, her talent will have you saying "WOW"!

Please Welcome Our
Product Tester
Grace Castillo

Heya :) I'm Grace Castillo, California resident, married to my college sweetheart for 14 years,and momma to 3 boys & 1 girl. They are definitely the main reason why I love to scrapbook,but ever since I could remember, I've always been drawn to arts & crafts which inspired me to pursue Art, Fashion Design, as well as Graphics Design & Advertising back in college. I taught myself web design, digital graphics, and often dabble in amateur photography. Scrapbooking enables me to truly merge all my interests through this medium and that's another reason why I'm hooked! Thank you for having me as a Product Tester. It was fun and was such an honor!

Grace's Blog

Isn't this table GORGEOUS??!!! I want to go to this wedding reception!

table frame -
patterned paper background, glittered number sticker on round journaling tag.
name card -
used a circle punch on a journaling tag & covered hole with a transparency.
menu frame -
patterned paper backgrounds, used glittered alpha stickers on a journaling tag and also printed the menu on a separate tag.

Grace's REVIEW:
GCD Studios really does live up to making luxurious products affordable and it is truly evident with the Paris Nights collection. I first came upon this line while shopping online and was very attracted to the sophisticated designs which could be used for various types of projects, as well as themes, but it wasn't until I've had the honor of testing these products. I was absolutely thrilled to find out that not only are they gorgeous, but they have such a wonderful texture and shimmer to them too! The chipboards are sturdy, the alphabet stickers are glittered, and they even come with flocked papers, scalloped paper strips, plus a thick transparent sheet! You cannot go wrong no matter what occasion or special event you have in mind, be it a wedding, graduation, an anniversary... the list goes on and on and even if you want to create a beautiful keepsake to treasure for years to come, because this line is absolutely very elegant, classic, and timeless.
votive candle -
covered outside glass with transparency & added the chipboard swirls.
disposable camera -
peeled off cover to use as a template for personalization.
oval photo frame -
altered frame with patterned papers, cut out flocked paper, & alpha chipboards.
treat box -
painted & wrapped tin with scalloped paper strip and covered lid with transparency.
cake box -
covered it with patterned paper & added a chipboard tag.
Heidi's thoughts:
Can you believe this girl and her TALENTED WAYS??! Doesn't this make you want to go to a wedding reception? Please make sure you leave a comment and let Grace know just what you think of her work!


  1. WOW! Absolutely gorgeous work! You did an amazing job.

  2. Oh My Goodness....what talent you have!!! I just adored each and everything that was posted!!! Love those papers!!!

  3. Whooaaa! Grace - this is AWESOME work...so beautiful! =)

  4. Wow! Those projects are beautiful and you made sooo much. Great job with the products!

  5. Holy Cannoli!!!! OUt of all the beautiful things I see on this blog. Grace's Wedding Ensemble is the absolute winner!!!!

    I'm just blown away. I think this girl needs to teach this stuff

  6. OMGoodness!! What an amazing thing you did!!

  7. Gorgeous work!!! Very inspiring!! :)

  8. Absolutely, amazingly beautiful, and awe inspiring!

  9. WOW.....you have blown me away!!! I totally love all of these items. You are one talented chic. :)

  10. Gorgeous! What an elegant line. I absolutely love what Grace has done with this! Some of my favorite things were the menu, the camera, the cake box-actually everything!!

  11. Grace, you did a beautiful job! Everything here is gorgeous. My favorite is what you did with the camera!

  12. Beautiful work, Grace! Just stunning!

  13. Awesome Job Grace,
    So many gorgeous items fave is candle & camera

  14. WOW! you did some AMAZING work! absolutely beautiful! :)

  15. Amazing! I absolutely love the way you used this line. The Votive candles are to die for. All of it is gorgeous. You ROCKED IT!!!


  16. WOW! You did an awesome job. Love everything espcially the camera!

  17. This set is just gorgeous! You really out did the testing....awesome!

  18. It is beautiful! The black and white is classic and classy! WOW!WOW!WOW! Fantastic work!!!!!
    Warren (emsdancemom)

  19. WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Amazing work!

  20. Gorgeous, stunning and wonderful work!!!!