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#11 Geralyn

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    Posted 22 November 2009 - 02:42 AM

    They look awesome! great job!

    #12 super19

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      Posted 22 November 2009 - 02:14 PM

      They are absolutely beautiful! Wonderful job, I know your guests are really going to love them.

      #13 nicole.gia

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        Posted 22 November 2009 - 02:18 PM

        They are gorgeous! Congratulations!!!

        #14 *Linds*

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          Posted 22 November 2009 - 03:13 PM

          These look great! The color combo is so pretty!
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          #15 jrprice24

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            Posted 22 November 2009 - 04:58 PM

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            Originally Posted by FutureMrsRell
            Those ROCK!!! We are also an "R"... okay, tell me how you did them!!! Actually, they look pretty self explanatory, but, fill me in on what kind of paper and where you got it. Do you know how much they cost to do?
            I just noticed that you are a future Iowa bride also!! Congrats! I ordered all of the paper from Close to My Heart. I have a friend who sells it from Des Moines.
            Here are more pictures that can help explain the process invites pictures by jrprice24 - Photobucket
            Here is another website that provides instructions http://www.splitcoas....00&ppuser=2081
            Instead of scoring my edges I actually cut my 12"x12" sheet in half and then cut it again so that I had 4- 6"x6" squares. Than I cut 1 square diagonally and these pieces will be the crosses that will make the pocket. Decorate the triangles with whatever paper you'd like. I used brown cardstock for the entire invite but you could also use different colors for each triangle if you wanted.
            When gluing, make sure you glue on the correct side of each triangle. Then add colorful paper in whatever color you want to make the triangles different or you could keep them the same if you'd like. I added the ribbon and decorated the squares according to how I wanted them.
            I don't remember the actual cost but I did have to go back to Hobby Lobby 3 different times b/c I went through the glide tape like it was candy. I was able to buy 1 package of brown cardstock and then I had 2 packages of the colored to assure that I would have enough b/c there were only a few sheets in each color pack.
            Hope this helps! If you have more questions, let me know.
            Happy Planning!
            I am now Mrs. Rohwedder!!

            #16 vlynnw

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              Posted 22 November 2009 - 05:11 PM

              Those look amazing! We are also an "R" and I am definitely going to be reading these instructions! Great job!
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              #17 mlabbe

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                Posted 22 November 2009 - 05:55 PM

                Very pretty and original, well done! Everyone will love them!

                #18 indy_chic

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                  Posted 22 November 2009 - 07:28 PM

                  A lot of work - job well done :) Congrats!

                  #19 azulskies

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                    Posted 22 November 2009 - 09:08 PM

                    Wow..these look AMAZING! They look so professional!

                     


                    #20 jesmcan

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                      Posted 22 November 2009 - 09:11 PM

                      They came out great!!! they looks so good I cannot beieve you did that all by yourself.
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