- 6 years ago
- Wedding: October 2012
Woo Hoo! My invitations have all been mailed! I celebrate this fact by myself tonight so I thought I’d share it with you all. The Fiance is working out of town and it’s too late to start calling people.
I couldn’t find anything I liked, so I combined elements together and made the rest up and I’m pretty happy with how they turned out.
Did a pocketfold card, with a folded invite, three inserts (for most guests) and an RSVP card. All on a combination of cream and natural linen papers with a metallic finish.
After you untie the ribbon, the invitation folds out. I attached it to a backing card (attached to the pocketfold) with some small pearl brads.
The inserts were printed on alternating paper colors/finishes. I had punched the corners after cutting them out.
The front of the RSVP card
And the inside-I saw this on several RSVPs on the web, but since we are getting married in a bell tower it seemed appropriate!
All the paper is from paper and more, and in total…these cost $135 plus another $30 or so for postage…not too bad!
The outer envelopes are the same finish as the map and rehearsal dinner card. I did the addressing with a really nice ink pen trying to go along with the script I used for the invites.
There are so many other things I wanted to do, but in the end this is plenty. I wanted to line or stamp the envelopes, or emboss the inserts with the compass, or seal the envelopes, or add another envelope but between $$ and time, and some things just being impractical… I learned a ton doing these, and although I don’t want to do something this complicated again, I will be making more invites in the future!
Now it’s on to programs, table numbers, and escort cards 🙂