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#71 jszy10

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    Posted 31 August 2010 - 02:06 PM

    It was a hammermill printer paper!



    #72 speedy130

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      Posted 03 September 2010 - 11:21 AM

      These are beautiful, I love them!!

       

      I am thinking about this DIY invitations, but I am worried about how much it would cost vs. just getting them done.  How much would you say it was for you?

       

      Great job!

       



      #73 jszy10

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        Posted 03 September 2010 - 02:56 PM

        Thank you!! I made 25 invitations and the supplies probably cost me around $30.  I paid $10 for the template (best money I have ever spent!!), around $15 for the cover card stock, and $5 for a corner round punch.  I used a nicer printer paper for the inside pages that we already had. 

         

        You can definitely do this!!!  Aylee's template looks just like this, I just added the pictures and text and changed the title background color to orange!  Here are some things to help you get started...

         

        http://www.ayleebits...ation-template/

         



        #74 asimpler

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          Posted 03 September 2010 - 09:30 PM

          Try changing the text direction in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 if you have it on your computer.  You can make any image with your text in that program and then rotate it at any angle you want.  Then save the new image with the rotated text.  This is a great program for stuff like this.



          #75 LanaM

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            Posted 20 September 2010 - 06:56 PM

            Awesome job! The invites look great. I love the colors!!


            Alex & Lana
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            Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Cancun Mexico

            #76 love88

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              Posted 21 September 2010 - 07:25 AM

              your did a great job!!



              #77 mochamakes3

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                Posted 21 September 2010 - 07:36 PM

                I just got a new laptop that has MS Publisher installed on it, it's fabulous for creating me invites. It's easy to rotate pitcures, change colors and it can even show you how to load paper for multiple pages.



                #78 adales

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                  Posted 30 September 2010 - 12:18 PM

                  Just bought the template!  I love the idea but didn't want to pay a ton for the passport invitations.  Now that I can do it myself I love it!!!!



                  #79 MsClarke724

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                    Posted 02 October 2010 - 02:33 PM

                    so cute!!  you should be very proud



                    #80 kurlyks

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                      Posted 04 October 2010 - 08:05 AM

                      Those are super cute! I really want to do passport invites for mine, but I'm not crafty at all....springing for the $10 template might be totally worth it


                      May 7th, 2011 ~ Playacar Palace Resort




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