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My DIY Message in a bottle invites are finally done!


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#21 nikkidee1214

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    Posted 09 September 2010 - 08:28 PM

    they came out awesome



    #22 R&DVolz2011

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      Posted 19 September 2010 - 05:27 PM

      Thanks everybody for the nice compliments!  To answer the questions you have asked:

       

      - How long did it take and how many did I make?  It took a LONG time, but my fiance was a huge help.  We made 125 and it probably took about 12 hours, but we did a few things at a time over a couple days so it didn't seem so bad. 

       

      - How much was shipping?  It was expensive...$2.27 per invitation.  But, we handed out as many as we could to friends and family so we saved quite a bit that way.

       

      - Did I use plastic or glass bottles?  We used glass, they just seemed nicer, although plastic would be cheaper to mail, I think!

       

      - How did I ship them without breaking? The boxes they come with are very sturdy and the bottles fit tightly inside. 

       

      - Where did I get the burnt paper?  I didn't....I bought parchment paper and burned all the edges myself (it took forever!) and set them out for a few days so the burn smell could go away before we rolled them and put them in the bottles.



      #23 JanineA

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        Posted 19 September 2010 - 05:58 PM

        They look awesome! I like the burnt look around the edges of the paper. 



        #24 love88

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          Posted 21 September 2010 - 10:40 AM

          I like this....i may use it once i can download templates :(



          #25 MsClarke724

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            Posted 25 September 2010 - 10:30 PM

            wow! did you glue the card stock to the bottle and how much was shipping approximately?



            #26 adales

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              Posted 30 September 2010 - 11:17 AM

              Love love love them!!!!



              #27 DazzlingDeb23

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                Posted 12 November 2011 - 08:21 PM

                love them!






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