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Stephanie's DIY Pocketfolder Invites are Finally DONE! *With Pics!*

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#11 *Heather*


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    Posted 09 February 2010 - 02:52 PM

    They look awesome Steph! So pretty!

    #12 ~Stephanie~

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      Posted 09 February 2010 - 02:54 PM

      Originally Posted by sabbott
      STEPHANIE!!! Those invitations are beautiful. All your hard work definitely paid off and I'm sure your guests will love them.

      Your pocketfolds are exactly what I have been looking for at cards & pockets. I'd like to pick your brain about a few things:

      (1) did you buy the pre-cut card stock? If so, what printer did you use to print? If not, how did you print and cut your card stock? Seems like a lot of work either way!

      (2) how much postage did each invite require?

      Thanks in advance for your help! Excited to hear your answers... :)
      I bought the pocketfolders, the pre-cut mats (the pink backing behind the invite), the rsvp envelopes, the main envelopes and then I just bought card stock in bulk from them for all the inserts and the invite. I used a HP photosmart printer. I also have an EPSON photo printer. Re-cut would have been easier and less time consuming ONLY IF your printer will accomodate the small paper size and if you can be ok with messing with the graphics until they fit. With cutting ourselves we could fudge a little and we did!

      We did have to buy a cutter, which was well worth the money. I bought the ribbon at Hobby Lobby.

      Also, I had a hard time getting my RSVP envelopes printed. My printer didn't have a setting that small.

      The postage ended up killing me, $1.05 per invite. But this was what I wanted so....be prepared! :)

      Our wedding websitewww.mywedding.com/stephanieandmichaelbailey

      #13 KarenM

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        Posted 09 February 2010 - 02:55 PM

        Wow!! Great great job Steph! They look beautiful & I love your graphic! Cards & pockets is the best!

        #14 cougs


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          Posted 09 February 2010 - 02:57 PM

          gorgeous! i love them!

          hey erika and andi came out of lurkville! hi girls!

          #15 bridej9

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            Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:00 PM

            You should be proud, they turned out fabulous!

            #16 ~Stephanie~

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              Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:00 PM

              I seriously have to thank Andi! I refered to her invites throughout the whole process! I also believe I stole some wording and such for her and other amazing brides like Lisa!

              Thanks Ladies! Seriously don't know what I would have done without your invites!

              Our wedding websitewww.mywedding.com/stephanieandmichaelbailey

              #17 kate.com


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                Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:03 PM

                OMG I can't believe that you are FINALLY getting married!!! They look beautiful Stephanie.

                #18 DWbridetobe

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                  Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:05 PM

                  Despite all of your issues, they look AMAZING! Congrats on getting them checked off your to-do list!

                  #19 Cassie

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                    Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:10 PM

                    wow Steph, great job, love them!
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                    #20 YaelM


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                      Posted 09 February 2010 - 03:22 PM

                      wow they turned out great!!! Good job Steph!!!!!!!!!!!

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