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my 100% DIY pocketfold invites w/ flicktures!

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#1 nmurch

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    Posted 16 May 2010 - 10:05 PM

    OK, so i went back and fourth on this and i was ready to give up... i did these all by myself because my FH is super busy with his business working 16 hour days and my MOH lives in a different city then me, and i dont really have anyone else to help me with them.... so after a couple of weeks of having the paper that i bought at "the paper tree" in edmonton, .. i finally worked up enough courage to try em out.. they turned out alright.. i wish i had more time but i'm kinda running out, and in between two houses... the house we have now and the house were building...
    let me know what you all think!

    here's the envelope it goes in...

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    here's the outside...

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    here is the tag ( we dont have a monogram .. so i thought this was cute )

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    here is actual invitation... i printed our pic on reg paper and then the wording on another sheet of that translucent paper and glued one on top another.... it says;

    "Years ago when they were young
    two lovers were brought
    together as one.
    Now and forever, partners in life
    under palm trees swaying,
    they'll be husband and wife.
    Tyler Rothe
    Nicole Murch
    look forward to sharing with you
    the sun, the sea and the
    memories of their wedding

    the afternoon of
    Tuesday, January Eleventh
    Two Thousand Eleven

    Barcel³ Maya Beach Resort
    Mayan Riviera, Mexico

    Sunset reception following ceremony"

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    & here is the picture we used. i love tyler in it, he's drunk, so he's smiling BIG!!!!!!

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    i have 3 inserts


    Hotel Accommodations

    Location, Barcel³ is located 25 km from Playa Del Carmen
    Highlights, Magnificent beach, swimming pools, entertainment, family friendly
    Restaurants, 2 buffets, 1 fish/seafood, 1 oriental, 1 Mexican, 1 Mediterranean/Italian, 1 steak house, 2 lobby bars, 2 bars in theatre, 2 swimming pool bars .
    Facilities, Disco, Sports, Square with shops, protected area for children, 3 swimming pools with Jacuzzi
    Additional services, Currency exchange, Diving shop, Doctors, Hairdresser, Babysitter, Internet access, car rental, night time bars and clubs in area, facilities for people with reduced mobility
    Sports & Activities, Aerobic, Aquatic bikes, Jet Ski/ Wave runner, Beach volleyball, Billiards, Bocce ball, Catamaran*, Darts & archery, Diving (1 free lesson per day in the pool), Fishing, Kayaking, Basketball and multi-sports court, Mini golf Sailing (Sunfish sailboats), Snorkelling, Table-tennis, Tennis (7 lit courts), Water polo, Water skiing, Windsurfing*

    *Please note that if you choose not to stay at the Barcel³ chain there is a $130.00 USD fee per person for the day of the wedding which is inclusive for food & alcohol*

    *Please specify on RSVP if you will NOT be staying at the Barcel³ resort*


    Travel Information

    Rates are in CAD currency and include your all-inclusive resort stay, taxes, and return transfers. The prices and space are subject to availability and require a non-refundable deposit of $200.00 PP. Seats and rooms are being held for a short time for our group. Please call Vicki Woolger to book your space as soon as possible. All prices are for Edmonton departures. If you would like prices for other gateways, please inquire with Cruise Express. Final payments will be due 90 days prior to departure. Please call Vicki by July 15.

    January 8/11 departure January 5/11 departure
    1 week duration 2 week duration

    Double occupancy $1756 Double occupancy $2494
    Triple occupancy $1684 Triple occupancy $2413
    Quad occupancy $1684 Quad occupancy $2377
    Single occupancy $2791 Single occupancy $4032
    Child 2-12 yrs old $1414 Child 2-12 yrs old $1665

    Please call Vicki Woolger | Cruise Express Inc. | (780) 444-5665 Office | (866) 789-5665 Toll Free | Click the image to open in full size.

    here is what the full invite looks like put together...

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    i hope you all like them, they took alot of nights, back aches and very sleepy eyes. but for the 200 bucks that i spend for 40 i think it was worth it...

    jan 11 cant come soon enough...

    #2 TLC4Rock

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      Posted 16 May 2010 - 10:32 PM

      Very nicely done!! I see you put a lot of thought and effort into doing these invitations. I'm sure your guest will be just as excited as you!!

      #3 ~Angela~

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        Posted 16 May 2010 - 11:02 PM

        They look really good!!! Definitely worth your hard work!

        #4 Lolita29

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          Posted 16 May 2010 - 11:30 PM

          You're invitations look GREAT!!!!

          #5 JENISE

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            Posted 16 May 2010 - 11:57 PM

            They turned out really great. I love you RSVP card. Great job!

            #6 Hopelesslyblissful

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              Posted 17 May 2010 - 10:41 PM

              They are BEAUTIFUL!! As another bride making her invitations I totally understand what you went through..I am litterally sitting on my couch right now surrounded in my invitations and all the stuff to make them as I wait for my FI to get back from the store!! They are beautiful, I absolutely love them! I love the picture you used as well!!

              ~19 Booked Plus Bride & Groom~

              #7 AishaB

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                Posted 17 May 2010 - 10:55 PM

                Great DIY!
                BDW the best place for my TYPE A personality!

                #8 Pinky

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                  Posted 17 May 2010 - 11:26 PM

                  You did a fantastic job, you should be very proud!

                  #9 JanineA

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                    Posted 17 May 2010 - 11:43 PM

                    I think they came out very nicely. Very well put together and thoughtfully done. Great job!

                    #10 msglave

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                      Posted 18 May 2010 - 07:39 AM

                      Love these. They came out really pretty!
                      The Royal Playa del Carmen 12.11.10 / 46 people + bride & groom attended!!!!!
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