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My DIY pocketfold invitations!!! easy to do with PICS!

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#1 erindegagne

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    Posted 31 March 2011 - 06:33 AM

    Hey ladies, Here are my DIY invites! I wanted to do a square invite with a pocketfold but thought the bigger one with the three folds would be too much work. Here is what I did...


    I took a 8.5"x11" peice of yellow polka dot cardstock (from micheals) and cut it in half to make two 5.5"x8.5" peices.

    Then I measured three inches at the end of the paper then scorred the cardstock with a boning knife. I wanted the pocket to be more interesting so i measured one inch down from the middle of the fold and cut on a diagonal from each end.

    I glued the sides down with a hot glue gun. It is now a 5.5"x5.5" invite which is perfect for the square envelopes that i found.


    Here it is,




    For the front of my invite i have to give full credit to TRIS!! I used her DIY linen invites to design mine and i used almost the same layout and wording because i loved them so much! THANKS TRIS!!

    I just used microsoft word and altough it took a bit of playing around it didn't really take a lot of time!

    I printed it out on lightyellow cardstock and cut it out using a paper cutter so it measured 5"x5"

    I glued it on with spray glue (again from micheals)

    Here it is,



    Now for the inserts...

    They aren't totally done yet because i dont have all of the  information yet but when i finish i will post them!

    They measured 5"x5", 5"x4.5" and 5"x4" and the RSVP is 5"x3"

    I also just cut these out using a paper cutter..

    Here it is,




    I hope you guys like the invites!! if anyone has any questions i would be happy to help!!

    #2 LisaandJeff

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      Posted 31 March 2011 - 09:23 AM

      Oh my gosh, Erin!  Your invites are beautiful!  I ordered my pocket-fold invites and I think I might like yours better!  Great job!

      June 18, 2011 * Cabo Azul Resort

      #3 Maritza919

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        Posted 31 March 2011 - 09:33 AM

        so pretty!! Great job!

        #4 angel366

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          Posted 31 March 2011 - 10:04 AM

          OMG do you have a template you could email me?! i have been pouring over invitations and hate EVERYTHING and i LOVE this!!! i can't open attachments though :( my email is angel366@aol.com!!

          #5 IslandBride201x

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            Posted 31 March 2011 - 10:22 AM

            Your invites turned out incredible!  Thank you for sharing!

            Kim & Eric ~ July 22, 2012
            Married to my best friend, the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love
            Iberostar Rose Hall Suites, Montego Bay, Jamaica

            #6 nairay

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              Posted 31 March 2011 - 01:16 PM

              Beautiful! Great job, thanks for sharing!

              #7 tris

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                Posted 31 March 2011 - 01:22 PM

                They turned out great :)

                Did you get some inspiration from mine? They look super similar ;)

                Married my best friend 04/28/11 at the Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay

                #8 tris

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                  Posted 31 March 2011 - 01:23 PM

                  OOPS! I must have missed you wrote that in your post ;)! SORRY!


                  You did a great job!! How did they work out for you?

                  Married my best friend 04/28/11 at the Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay

                  #9 erindegagne

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                    Posted 31 March 2011 - 06:18 PM

                    Thanks Ladies!! glad you like them!

                    Angel366 I sent you an email, let me know if it helps at all!

                    #10 harkatea

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                      Posted 01 April 2011 - 09:13 AM

                      Wow, I love the formatting of that and they're so bold!  Seems like the perfect move for a destination wedding.


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