The final installment in my invitations series....
Christie, my cousin and graphic designer explained her end
now for the nitty gritty!
I started with this: Superfine white envelopes, cardstock and text stock, and sage A7 cards from Paper Source, and chocolate brown pocketfolds from Paper and More
I ordered the paper-source A7 cards in sage to fit in the center of the pocketfold, but beware! They were just slightly too big, and the pocketfold bubbled when I tried folding it shut. I ended up having to slice off 1/8 inch off of each of the cards!
I left Christie's with a huge stack of printed paper and a heavy duty paper cutter and got to work! Christie printed thin black lines for precise cutting, and I cut inside those lines, as close as possible.
It was really important for accurate cutting
because of my perfectionist tendencies so they would fit properly in the pocketfold.
I shared the beginning of this process here, and spent 2 nights a week plus saturdays for almost the next month cutting these, a little at a time.
In the end, I cut 6 pieces for every invitation and then for about 25 of them, added California Reception insert.
sis K1 taping the middle insert to the pocketfold.
I realize this makes me look like I force all my relatives to DIY for me, but really I only took a short break for [crappy] pictures!
Finally, just for one last time, the final product!
The last two pictures are a little bit sad to post, because I forgot to take a photo of the set before I sent my own through the mail. You can clearly see the indents and folds from the envelope. But it still gives the idea of how it looked closed.
It's a rainy, yucky day outside, but I've been busy mini-moon hotel booking and working on my photography list
What's your favorite thing to do on a rainy day?