(Closed) DIY invitations, where do i start?

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

I suggest you decide on the style of invite you would like first. There are also plenty of ways to semi-diy your invites such as have a graphic designer design and provide you with the digital format to print you can also send it to an online printer and then embellish it with ribbons crystals embossing stamping boxes and more…

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

you can look up “wedding invites” on http://www.etsy.com/buy.php and you’ll find alot of ideas and options that you can tweak and make your own….or even order some great DIY invites.  I made my invites and got inspiration from several on line sources, def agree with crebre80. Good Luck!

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

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Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

Ooh, I think the biggest thing to consider aside from papers and color is fonts! Try dafont.com and fontsquirrel.com for great free fonts you can use for them.

To install a font, you download, then open up your (windows) control panel. Click on fonts, then drag the font file (as long as it’s unzipped) to your Fonts window. It will then install (If you have vista, it will ask you to approve. Go ahead and approve).

Post # 9
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Newbee

And don’t forget the envelope size!  Don’t design anything until you know what size envelope you are planning to use and make sure it comes in the color you want.  Envelopes come in very specific standards sizes and the interior contents need to be at least 1/4″ smaller than the envelope.

 

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