(Closed) invitations on kraft paper or DIY

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
2529 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’ve printed on kraft paper before and wasn’t too pleased with the way the ink fades once dry.

We aren’t using kraft because I’d like to attempt to letterpress some of our invites, and kraft doesn’t hold up well to that challenge.

If you try it, make sure to use quality kraft paper (try paper source) unline me, who used crappy craft store paper. You can always buy a pack of 10 and test print (that’s what I’m doing!)

Post # 4
7199 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@Gagnon_party_of_2:  printers aren’t going to work well for Kraft paper. If you want to DIY I’d investing in an at home screen printer like a YUDU or something else that uses paint rather than ink. 

Post # 6
6262 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

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@Gagnon_party_of_2:  Catprint.com has a craft paper option-their sample is actually really crisp. I’d look into that instead of a home printer!

Post # 7
67 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

These are our invites and had no issues with the card at all. 

Didnt fade/run and looked effective!!

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