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My Diy Boarding Pass Invitations (Templates!)


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#1 marinah84

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  • Wedding Location:Crown Paradise Club Cancun
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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:41 PM

I have finally finished my invitations!  We are getting them printed now, and I wanted to share them :)


First, I really wanted to do Passport invites, but they looked like a LOT of work plus seemed pretty pricey!  So we went with boarding passes.



I got this from Paperandmore.com (Sidenote - if anyone wants to buy the A-1 RSVP envelopes from me, let me know as I'm not going to use them!  $11.99 is what I paid, plus shipping)


#10 Blueprint Blue Metallic Envelopes (50 Envelopes) -- (Quantity: 1)
Aqua Lagoon Metallic Paper 81# Text -- (Quantity: 1)
A-1 (4 Bar) Crimson Red Metallic 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 (50 Envelopes) -- (Quantity: 1)
Champagne Metallic Paper 80# (100 Sheets) -- (Quantity: 1)

$71.95 (with shipping)

The paper has a beautiful subtle shimmer and good weight.  I'm very pleased!  I had printed out test on regular paper, and you can really feel/see the difference!



I used the AyleeBits template (http://www.ayleebits...-save-the-date/) for the actual boarding pass.  It was kind of a pain to work with, but I ended up figuring it out :)


I used the jacket template with airplane from another member (I'm embarrassed to say I don't remember who...oops).  It was a powerpoint file, but I just saved as a PDF to print and worked out great.  I've attached the one I used (MH Invitation Jacket).


For the letter included on the boarding pass jacket/sleeve, I borrowed ideas from several people on this board, and combined :)  I've attached that template as well (MH Jacket Letter).



Other supplies:

  • I got the Silver Rayon Craft Ribbon on Amazon for about $6 (prime shipping).  It seems to have gone up to $10.50...ouch.  
  • I got the Seahorse charms on ebay for $4 for 40 of them (I also got 50 starfish for $1.50 for other paper projects, so this was a little pricey...in comparison? lol)
  • I got the brads on ebay for $7.22 for 34 of them - definitely not cheap, but I love the starfish!  I got 12 starfish, 12 sand dollars & 10 seashells (he only had 24 of the starfish/sand dollar combo).


Total Cost (with postage):  $3.13 cents per invitation!  Not bad, since I used higher end paper (without coupons, oops) and added the embellishments!  It also includes the crimson RSVP envelopes I'm not using, without those, they would have been $2.77 each shipped.  WOW.



And now...the pictures! :)  I just love the subtle shimmer of the paper, it's so pretty!


Invitation & Envelope
Front of Sleeve
Invite in Sleeve
Champagne paper shimmer (front)
Champagne paper shimmer (back)
Sleeve Shimmer
Envelope shimmer




I hope this helps someone!  Feel free to ask any questions!





You can also check out my planning thread here for more DIY/etc:  http://www.bestdesti...se-club-cancun/

Attached Files

30 guests, Bride & Groom & 2 kids - one FANTASTIC time!


Planning Thread - Includes lots of DIY (picture-heavy)


Underwater Trash The Dress Session Photos - Samuel Luna (Photographer)



Resort Review - Crown Paradise Club Cancun



Photographer Review - Samuel Luna - Coming Soon!


Makeup/Hair Artist Review Sara Tamargo



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#2 Sara1603

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    Posted 18 July 2014 - 04:22 PM

    You did a fantastic job!!  Those are beautiful!!

    #3 atennille

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    Posted 18 July 2014 - 06:51 PM

    Nice !

                                                                AnnaTennille & Eric

                                                                     May 16, 2015

                                                               Montego Bay, Jamaica




    #4 maredith

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      Posted 25 July 2014 - 07:34 PM

      Looks awesome! Can't wait to settle on a date and location. I am so excited to make mine!

      #5 quiana703

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      Posted 28 July 2014 - 12:20 PM

      You have so inspired me to have more DIY projects. I have been searching threads for DIY boarding pass invites. I love the the style yet so pricey. However do not fee like i'm that handy to accomplish. You did an awesome job. 

      Soon to be called "The MRS"

      #6 Wrathwitch

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      Posted 29 July 2014 - 01:21 AM

      Very beautiful and creative!

      #7 jonesharry

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        Posted 23 December 2015 - 12:49 AM

        These envelopes look great. These work great for homemade cards and invites. Thanks for offering a giveaway!

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