- 8 years ago
- Wedding: December 2017
FINALLY FINISHED OMGOMG!
(Yes, im very pleased to cross off a project off the list, especially this one bc it was taking too long!)
But here it is!
I changed a few things from the original design to fit the invitation better, like adding a pink ribbon instead of layering papers for the belly band. and sticking the monogram to the side instead of the middle. Other than that im pretty happy with them! More happy they’re done and over with @[email protected] lol.
This is very informative. I so wish I was this creative. I did help some one design my invites. Now it is time to start putting them together and I am freaking out all over again.
What advice can you give me?
How did you make the monogram seal for the pocketfold?
How are you attaching the bellyband?
Please and thank you.
I had kinkos cut up a lot of my papers, but bc one kinkos i went to didn’t do them right (some of the papers were shorter than the others), I used my own cutter to cut some of the paper (here).
For the Monogram Seal I did a few testers til i found the perfect size i wanted. For each paper used i cut it a 1/4 inch smaller square. Ill post up the measurements when i get home. I cut the papers into small rectangles, then used a corner punch i got from Michael’s and used a good tape runner to layer and attach each paper to one another. I used a tweezer to center the papers. (Papers are from Michael’s (glitter one) and paper source.)
For the Belly band I used a ribbon, bc the paper one i originally wanted to use didnt look nice and made it more bulkier. I made sure to stick certain points of the ribbon to a CLOSED paperfold.
I made this below to show u where i put tape. The white long rectangles on the pink are where i taped underneath the ribbon. I left an inch piece of ribbon longer to make it go around the invitation and into the inside. The info cards will be going on top of it anyways.
I used super sticky tape for this so it holds well:
The white square is where i placed the monogram. i just glued it over the ribbon with some strong glue. I used velcro circles for opening and closing the invitation.
I wished i made the sliding belly bands most ppl make. This is why i should have made one complete test one before hand.
I hope that helps? If you have any other questions don’t hesitate to lemme know! Just remember to breathe, and know u got this 😛 It’s just a lot of cutting and repetitive work, but all in all it will come out great.
P.S. I forgot to mention, the reason why i suggest sticking the ribbon around while the invitation is closed bc if you do it while its open, the invitation wont close. This is only if you’re doing it the way i did.
If youre doing the sliding belly band, you still wind the paper/ ribbon all the way around the invitation and close the ends together. Then glue the seal over where the ribbons/ paper overlap to hide the seam.
OMG super creative! Tha looks AMAAAZING
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