(Closed) Using your Cuttlebug for Invitations

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
436 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

if you do wait till you have a 40% off coupon from Hobby lobby…you can use it on that…I did instead of 80 i paid 50. I havent used it on invites but i am using it on the envelopes for the save the dates.

Post # 4
10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I love my cuttlebug, but it does have some limitations. It can only emboss to a certain size (5×7 I believe), and you’re sort of stuck with the folders that are offered. That being said, MandaMack has bought this thing that lets you create your own embossing folder (why didn’t that exist a year ago?!) with your Cricut and I’m anxiously awaiting her review!!! You can DIY them with your Cricut and corkboard, but I haven’t tried it myself yet.

Post # 5
2767 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

that would be hard to do unless you make the actual text portions of your invites really small.  The border portion would have to be 4.5×5.5.  So your invites would be pretty small.  Look up Mrs. Sewing.  She used a cuttlebug for her invites, but it wasn’t a full border.  

I used a cuttlebug for mine, but it was more for embellishments like envelope seals.  I used them for the reception placecards too.

And there is a thing that lets you create your own embossing folders (i bought it at Joann fabrics), but it is still the small A2 size and won’t let you make a huge embossed border 

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