(Closed) Are your invitations and envelopes the same color?

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
883 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My envelope is silver and my invites purple.

I think going with navy is a great choice.

Post # 4
1869 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Mine aren’t the same color.  The invitation is light gray and my envelope is dark gray.  I liked the contrast.

I think navy will be beautiful.

Post # 5
3709 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I did pocketfolds with an outer envelope. The outer envelope is the same color as the invite paper…sand. 

Post # 6
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Uhh… no… but kind of.  I used a grey pocketfold with green matting and belly band, and a cream part that’s written on and cards.  The envelopes matched the green backing..

Yeah… here’s a link to photos because that sounds more confusing than it needs to be.


Post # 7
305 posts
Helper bee

Personally, my envelopes and invites are different colors.  My pocketfold is a red linen, my envelope is a Stardream Gold, and my invities are printed from Catprint on the white shimmer cardstock.

If you really want to match them though maybe get a sample of the Cards and Pockets Stardream Opal paper. (I’m looking at my Catprint booklet and while its not *exact* is really, really close.) It’s more of a brighter shade of the same color.

Post # 8
405 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I got my invites printed on the same cream shimmer paper from cat print.  It was amazing.  I ended up putting those into a tiffany blue pocketfold and had matching envelopes.  But I think if you have cream paper, you can do any envelope color you want 🙂  

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