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I can't believe I am finally finished! My DIY boxed invitations. Many pics!


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#31 bermduagirl

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    Posted 28 May 2009 - 08:42 AM

    Wow Jen, i love your invitations! They look so professional...well done. If you don't mind me asking.... how much did you spend on the supplies? And how much did you spend on postage?

    #32 SunPrncss85

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      Posted 28 May 2009 - 10:33 AM

      Wow, what a great personnal touch to your wedding. They turned out beautifully!

      #33 GregsBride

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        Posted 29 May 2009 - 12:49 AM

        These are outstanding!!! You did an amazing job, and I woulda never guessed they were DIY.
        ~Christina

        #34 Jennifer Davis

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          Posted 30 May 2009 - 03:23 PM

          Thanks all for your kind words! I really appreciate it!

          I just mailed the invitations out this morning. The postage for each invitation was $2.41.

          #35 Jennifer Davis

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            Posted 30 May 2009 - 03:53 PM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by bermduagirl
            Wow Jen, i love your invitations! They look so professional...well done. If you don't mind me asking.... how much did you spend on the supplies? And how much did you spend on postage?
            Supply List, cost and vendor:

            Paper and More:
            Metallic Blue Cardstock (100 sheets) $30.99
            Recycled Sand Specs Paper (100 sheets) $15.99
            Dark Blue Metallic Pocketfolds (50) $41.99
            Dark Blue Metallic RSVP envelopes (50) $10.00

            Eastern Arts Yuemei:
            Grass Woven Paper (20 sheets) $140

            Amazon:
            Gator Grit Sandpaper (1 pack) $11.49

            Papermart:
            Brown Kraft Jewely Boxes (50) $36.00
            Outer Mailing Envelopes (100) $26.61
            Sheer Ribbon (4 rolls - 2 blue,2 cream) $23.54

            Quality Shells:
            Small Shell Mix (2 bags) $10.50
            Small Sand Dollars (50) $10.50
            Large Sand Dollars (50) $39.00

            Stamps.com:
            Custom postage for RSVP (2 books) $43.97

            Staples:
            Labels and Glue Gun $52.00

            USPS:
            Postage $96.40


            The total I spent was $553.98 making the invitation cost a just over $13.00 a piece!

            #36 kate&devon

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              Posted 30 May 2009 - 05:42 PM

              They are beautiful and personal. Great job

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              For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart.It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.-Judy GarlandBride and...

              #37 marise

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                Posted 30 May 2009 - 06:19 PM

                So so CUTE! Very unique too!

                #38 JaimeandBrandon

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                  Posted 09 June 2009 - 01:31 AM

                  Those look amazing!!

                  #39 BlakleyBrideToBe

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                    Posted 09 June 2009 - 03:58 PM

                    WOW!!! They look amazing!

                    #40 KittenHeart

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                      Posted 09 June 2009 - 05:13 PM

                      Holy moly! That's quite a project but WELL worth it, they're amazing and so creative :)




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