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DIY Shabby style wedding invitation

shabby vintage style DIY wedding invitation

Many people like the "Shabby" or vintage design style. It reminds us of a gentler, prettier, and distinctly feminine time period. Shabby design is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. This easy paper project features a beautiful vintage wedding invitation and response card highlighting a vintage hydrangea .

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Easy DIY Graduation Invitation / Announcement Card

graduation postcard invitation

It's graduation time again, and we will be honoring the graduates with parties and open houses. The above card can be used as an informal graduation announcement, or as a party invitation.

 

*This has been updated to the year 2013 in the download templates*

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Brown and Blue Petal Invitation

brown and blue pochette petal invitation

Petal envelopes add a touch of elegance to your invitations. To make the above project either buy a pochette style envelope from a paper supplier (it must measure 5.25 x 5.25 inches when folded) or download the petal patterns from this site. We have provided a pdf template or if you are lucky enough to own a paper cutting machine, a wpc file is also available.

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Organic Moss Green Invitation

green petal pochette wedding invitation

Petal envelopes add a touch of elegance to your invitations. To make the above project either buy a pochette style envelope from a paper supplier (it must measure 5.25 x 5.25 inches when folded) or download the petal patterns from this site. We have provided a pdf template or if you are lucky enough to own a paper cutting machine, a wpc file is also available.

A word to the wise: if you are making lots and lots of invitations it is easier just to stick with the premade envelopes!!

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