(Closed) Affordable Colored Paper….for DIY Envelope Liners?

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Hi Miss Pinot!

I know you said single sheets were out, but I just ordered paper for my envelope liners from papermojo.com, on the recommendation of one of the bees (I forget which one). I love love love their selection and I didn’t think the price was unreasonable, the sheets are really big!  That’s all I’ve got tho :o) Good luck, have fun!

 

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I got my paper from Hollander’s — http://www.hollanders.com  I have yet to see how well my selections work, but they have a HUGE variety of gorgeous papers.  103 different options came up for purple.  They do come in sheets, however, about 2×3 feet, but most are under $3. 

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

I used wrapping paper.  I found the perfect shade of pink Martha Stewart wrapping paper that had a quilted texture for $1 at Michael’s.  I figured I could try it out and it worked great.

I also used wrapping paper to line the envelopes for my rehearsal dinner invitations.  My colors for those invites were navy and gold and I found nice gold wrapping paper for $3 at Target.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Rancho Bernardo Inn

I would try wrapping paper as well.  Also I know that when I went to Michael’s their paper pads were all 40% off, so maybe you could find a purple variety?  Or maybe see if you can order a special ream off of Staples or Office Depot?

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee

i used wrapping paper!

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I used dark purple mullberry paper for my save the date envelope liners since I couldn’t find the perfect patterned paper.  This mullberry paper is lightweight and has an interesting texture/fibers.  It is also pretty inexpensive, especially when you use the really big sheets.  I ordered both the aubergine and purple and I ended up using the aubergine: http://www.mulberrypaperandmore.com/ThaiUnryu/MulberryPaper-AUBERGINE.aspx

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

@Katie – Thanks for the mentioning Paper Mojo! I was having a hard time finding any kind of wrapping paper or scrapbook paper that would work with my colors. I found some I like on Paper Mojo and am ordering some samples.

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Our invitation person designed a pattern for us to use, and then we just printed them, since we were having trouble finding the right color and pattern for our liners. 

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I did consider stamping my own design on paper that matched my invitations since I can get all the same colors in text weight paper, but figured that would be my last option "just in case".

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