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DIY Passport Invitations?

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#1 aaronsgirl

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    Posted 30 December 2008 - 09:15 PM

    Hi girls.
    Has anyone created their own passport invitations? If so, what kind of paper did you use? Size? Texture? I am working on mine soon and wondered what seemed to work best. Pics would be great as well!!

    #2 missdanelle

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      Posted 30 December 2008 - 09:52 PM

      you should do a search for passport invitations; there is alot of information & pictures.

      #3 SoonToBeE

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        Posted 31 December 2008 - 02:35 AM

        I made my own as well - I used simple card stock to make it. I wanted something that felt like natural hand made paper - a bit rougher with visible fibers. I couldn't find that exactly, so I went to Michaels and bought scrapbooking paper. It had the weight and texture that I was looking for. You could start there.

        You can check out my invites to see the texture of the paper I used. I decided to make three different invitations because we couldn't make up our minds....we loved all three designs, but I think they all work with the textured paper.

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        #4 aaronsgirl

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          Posted 31 December 2008 - 10:44 AM

          SoonToBE: Your invites are beautiful! I actually just ordered my passport STDs, but I love the paper you chose. I will check out the scrapbook section for our passports. Thanks!

          #5 SoonToBeE

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            Posted 31 December 2008 - 12:30 PM

            Good luck! I bought square pieces because they allowed me to get more invites on one sheet - so that may help you. Also, watch for sales because I got my paper dirt cheap, they can charge an arm and a leg for that paper!

            #6 SoNluv

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              Posted 31 January 2009 - 02:01 AM

              great information!

              #7 allyson_07

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                Posted 10 March 2009 - 09:12 PM

                Hi there, I too am looking at making my own passport invitations but am in a bit of a time crunch. Does anyone have any templates they can share? Also, can I get them printed anywhere (ie Kinkos, Staples?)


                #8 ebdaniel113

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                  Posted 11 March 2009 - 11:51 AM

                  I found one through Aylee Bits that was really nice.

                  Passport Invitation template - Aylee Bits

                  You can also order a pre-designed one for $10 and just fill in your information. Hope this helps!

                  #9 merocket59

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                    Posted 11 March 2009 - 03:59 PM

                    Here is mine, thanks to all the wonderful people here on BDW I was able to make mine from templates I found on here. I think the stuff is grouped together at this point but you can ungroup it to change, or let me know if you can't and I'll ungroup it. I am in the process of trying to print them from Vistaprint, using a postcard for the cover and flyers for the pages, I don't know if it will work out the way I want so I will probably end up printing them myself.



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                    #10 Devon

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                      Posted 11 September 2009 - 12:04 PM

                      Really like your invites! Thanks for sharing

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