Post # 1
I am about to start DIYing our invites….
before I begin, I’ll ask all you experts out there on the Jacket pockets.
1) Where have you found to buy the jacket pockets only?
2) What sizes will ship for normal (or as close to normal) postage?
3) Do you just put the rsvps and other inserts inside or do they stay outside the jacket?
4) Any other hints or templates would be helpful!
Thanks so much in advance! I have learned so much from you all!
Post # 3
I’ll try to help ~
You can find jacket pockets for sale on line in tons of places. Make sure you get samples ~ different prices typically indicate the quality of the pocket. The classifieds here list some options.
5×7 is a typical shape, but by the time you layer a jacket, fill it with inserts and add a seal, I’m pretty sure you won’t be able to get basic postage.
Everything should be placed in the jacket ~ it basically acts as an inner envelope.
My biggest tip would be to make sure you know the capabilities of your printer. Test printing colors before you commit to printing in color and buy your paper. Black always always always prints best.
Make sure your printer can handle odd paper sizes or set up your document to print on 8.5×11 and then cut after.
If you need help along the way you can email me.
Best wishes on your planning.
Post # 4
thank you for your help. I got a little sidetracked while starting this project. But I have finished the final design!
Post # 5
I bought print yourself invites at Michael’s and ran into a problem…mine have cards for rsvps, directions and the actual invite. My issue was how to let people know WHO I was including… and guest, kids, etc…
I ended up labeling the rsvp envelopes and I am hoping that works. Lesson here is plan before you print…wish I had a little better.