Wedding Week: Pockfold Invitations Tutorial

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Handmade wedding invitations are a great way to add that special touch to your wedding and gives you the freedom to get exactly what you want.  As a longtime scrapbooker, I knew I had the skills and desire to make my own wedding invitations, and after searching around for styles I decided on DIY pocket fold wedding invitations.

DIY Wedding Invitations

Being that we planned on only 80-100 guests, I figured it would be do-able to make about 60 invitations by hand without going too crazy.  If you as insane as I am and decide to undertake the process of making this many invitations, my advice is get started way before you plan on sending them out.  I thought they would go a lot faster and was quite stressed working on them each night to get them in the mail in time. Continue reading »

Wedding Week: Thank You Cards

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Wedding thank you cardsI had seen the great idea of taking a photo at our wedding with “Thank You” written on chalk boards, on signs and even in the sand.  I just loved it and knew that I wanted to paint a rustic “Thank You” sign to use on our wedding day for our thank you cards.  So much more unique and personalized for our guests to receive.  Our photographer, Shepard Photography, was great about getting this image edited and over to us within a week of our Honeymoon, so that we could get to work on our cards.

I toyed with idea of having cards printed, but decided just to buy blank cards and glue the image to the front of each.  It saved quite a bit of money since the cards were on clearance and I think they turned out great!  The cards I bought were 5.5″x4″ cream card stock with matching envelopes. I had my 4″x6″ prints made at Costco and the quality was great! I love Costco photo center :)  Quick and easy tutorial…here we go!

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