- 8 years ago
- Wedding: September 2010
Those are adorable!!!
Thank you so much! 🙂 I’m very happy with how they turned out! Including buying the cuddlebug (sale for $49.99) and the invitations and all…I think I was set back about 200 for 175 sets 😀
how did you get just the stripe on the invitation with the cuttlebug embossing folder? I really like that!
your invites are adorable!
How neat! I love how you did the embossing. What exactly is a cuttlebug??
stephiemarie- Thank you so much!!! I’m so happy with them! I bought the embossing folder that is all dots and used that for the rsvp’s (which after I finished 175 of them…I realized I should have actually done the whole card in dots on the reception invitation because the dots make it harder to write 🙁 oh well! still looks cute! ) but I used the full dot folder on the rsvp’s and used the same folder on the reception card also. I just had to do two passes because I only did a small portion on the top and bottom. I wanted the dots to be the same size and thats why I used the same folder. There is a pack of 5 boarders that have only a small row of dots. Its only about an inch wide. That’s what I used for the invitation. I’ll see if I can find a link to one that is for sale.
here is the one I used for the rsvp & reception cards
couldnt find the exact ones I bought…but here is the idea:
mrs-to-be- Thank you! a cuttlebug is actually a machine that does embossing for you. You buy an embossing folder and put your paper in the middle…crank the handle and ta-da! its done! I bought the cuddlebug from Joann’s because it is normally 89.99 and I got it on sale for $49.99. They had them on their website for $49.99 and they will match their own prices as long as you bring in a printout. Or if they have a 40 or 50% off coupon!
That is the cutest! I love the idea of embossing… I think I’ll be using this when my turn comes. Adorable!!
super cute!!! Looks so professional 🙂
I love cuttlebugging! I used it on my invitations too!
Dreamer12781- Thank you! 😀 I tried a few different things first before I settled on the cuddlebug. My suggestion is to watch for a 50% off coupon for Joann’s or Michael’s (if you have them around you) or Joann’s online has them on sale alot for half price! $90 is a bit to take in…but half price is very do-able!
Barker86- Thank you!!!! I was so nervous doing them! I even made poor FMIL drive over to ok them first and my 60 year old neighbor who I love! But I was nervous that I would be the only person to think they were cute lol Thank you for the kind words 😀
ccranetobe- You did?! oh! do you have a pic? I love seeing what other people did! 🙂 It was pretty easy though and adds a ton to your invitations I think! And by the time you get done cranking them all out….you have a great arm workout! lol But totally worth it 😀
I love these! what did you do for the envelope? did you just cut scrapbook paper and glue it in there?
marchbride26- Thank you! You guessed it! 🙂 I just made a templet using my original envelope and cut the liners from scrapbook paper. There was actually a sale at Joann’s 5-$1.00 (normally a whopping .59 each) and I was able to get 2 (they are big envelopes) from 1 sheet. I would much rather do this than buy premade ones….I was able to choose the ones I wanted and they match our colors great! I also cut 5 at a time…so it went alot quicker!
Im definitely going to try to do this, I am going to look for that cuttlebug thing at Michaels, I have never heard of it before..did you design the rest of the invitation yourself? I really like the 2 hearts on the top
They keep the cuddlebug locked in a cage usually…so you’ll probably have to ask for it. I also used an exacto knife (sp?), a cutting mat, a glue stick and bone folder (not sure if thats the exact name). I bought all of it on sale to save money. My brother actually helped make the invitations. I told him how I wanted the wording and how I wanted it to look…and he made them. He is a computer whiz!! So I’m not much help on that part 🙁
thanks so much for the info! I’ll have to look for the border folder, I didn’t know they had a swiss dots one. I have the bigger one and thought you had some crazy trick to use it to make stripes only. I really love how that looks on your invites, its a perfect extra touch!