(Closed) DIY Invites: 80lb or 110lb

posted 7 years ago in Paper
  • poll: What weight paper did you use for your invites?
    80lb : (4 votes)
    33 %
    110lb : (3 votes)
    25 %
    Both : (3 votes)
    25 %
    Neither/Other : (2 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
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    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Oh 80 lb will be fine for that. Especially since you want it to fold. It will have the backing to keep it sturdy so I wouln’t worry. Cool idea!

    Post # 4
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    1872 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    80 lb is probably better for that. 110 will fold, but it’ll increase the weight and make your invite puffier–hence, more postage.

    Post # 5
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    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I didn’t use either, and I DIYed mine. I used 24lb paper with a backing on a pocketfold. If you want to see what I did, I have them posted on the bee here.

    Post # 6
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    2867 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    80 lb Cover would be fine, use the 110 for the ends (but only if they’re letterpressed) you may want to use 100 lb cover if you’re planning on running it thru a printer (110 can be tricky to feed thru some printers).

    Post # 7
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    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I used 130lb paper – big mistake, don’t do what I did!!!!

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