(Closed) help me find fireworks invitations!!!! OR DIY

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

If you’re open to DIY-ing you could make those pretty easily so long as you found the right paper to use as the fireworks wrap.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

those are so cute! look for firework patterned paper and just cut it into a few inch wide strips, then wrap it around black cardstock. then glue a colored panel plus invite on top.

can you order a sample of that invite? it would make it easier to copy.

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

So here’s what I see: A black backer page in a decently solid cardstock, a patterned paper wrapped around at the midpoint (check out this site, and search “fireworks”, there are a few that pop up, some of them on sale!), then you’ve got your coloured card stock on top of that, and then a bit smaller, a cream or white cardstock with the info/invite printed on it. Pile it all up, glue it all together. Bingo bango.

A lot of paper places will cut cardstock to size which will make it even easier, but it can be costly, so I’d find out what the fee is first and if it’s worth it to you.

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

@missmichigan:You can totally do it. Trust me. If you want help with the invitation page just let me know. Do you know/have Illustrator at all? That link I sent you has some fireworks patterns that are metallic! You can TOTALLY do this on your own for way cheaper!!!!

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

really she’s not willing to sell you a sample so you could decide if you wanted to order it? not very good customer service.

look for printed paper on scrapbook.com, ebay, paper source, etc. you won’t need to achieve it on a home printer.

the actual invite panel is very simple, so you could do it in microsoft word, publisher, or even powerpoint. look for free fonts on dafont.com

Post # 13
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@missmichigan:i mean a physical sample, not the digital file.

Post # 15
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Blushing bee

Yes I agree, you can do it!!! Almost $6.00 an invite is way too much.  I do all my graphic design in publisher and use dafont.com for fun and creatice fonts.

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