DIY Glam Gold Wedding Invitation

DIY Glam Gold Invitation | Download & Print

Today I am sharing a very sparkly and glamorous DIY wedding invitation. I call it Glam Gold, and the inspiration came from the chandelier at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. This short video shows the chandelier in its full glory. The invitation would also work well for a black tie ball, birthday party, or […]

DIY Polka Dot Envelopes | Easy Home Stamping

DIY stamped envelopes | Download & Print

Polka dots are fun. That’s about all I need to say before I launch into this tutorial! I had such a good time printing geometric envelopes a few weeks ago that I’m at it again with a slightly different take on the DIY stencil. This time I’m not cutting shapes myself, I used craft foam […]

DIY Pearl Encrusted Wedding Invitation

DIY pearl encrusted wedding invitation | Download & Print

Phew! It’s been go, go, go around here. From hosting a tropical themed birthday party to showing at a huge eclectic craft faire, I’ve been bamboozled with bright colors, bright ideas, and noise… oh the noise. I’m ready for my quiet space, or at least to tone things down to a manageable din. Everything has […]

DIY Bow Tie Belly Band

DIY Bow Tie Belly Band | Download & Print

Today’s project enters your computer screen with a swagger. Put a little waltz on the phonograph, dust off your dancing shoes, this bow tie belly band hails back to Hollywood’s golden age. Nothing finishes a package quite as well as the perfect bow. I’m taking the guesswork and frustration out of tying the perfect bow […]

DIY Tutorial: Accordion Fold Wedding Program

DIY harvest scroll wedding program | Download & Print

If accordions make you think of beer gardens and polka, please leave all preconceived notions at the door! This is a really stylish DIY wedding program… lederhosen not required. (As a side note I may or may not have spent a little too long in You Tube looking at accordion clips which included twins, roller […]

Best DIY Pockets for your Wedding Invitations

5 best diy pockets for wedding invitations | Download & Print

Pocketfolds. That simple, folded sheet of card that wraps your beautifully crafted invitations and keeps them warm and safe, free of creases and dirt, tucked neatly together until they are to be revealed in all their gloriousness. But seriously, it’s just a piece of card. So why the ungodly price tags? In true Download & […]

How to Make Giant Paper Roses

Weddings and roses go hand in hand. If you are planning a DIY wedding I’m going to show you how to make roses. I know, I know… you’re thinking ‘but doesn’t nature make roses??’. Stay with me. For a spin on wedding roses try super-sizing them… out of paper. Giant roses however, don’t have to […]

Heart Stitch Handmade Wedding Belly Band

DIY paper heart wedding invitation belly band | Download & Print

As you plan your handmade wedding it’s easy to become over-eager in the crafts department. In some ways Pinterest sets us up to fail. So many ideas… so little time. To avoid turning into a glitter covered, sleep-deprived, glue-gun wielding bride of Pinterest nightmares, I recommend picking a handful of meaningful DIY projects that satisfy […]

Hack an Envelope into a Pocket Invitation

How to hack an envelope into a wedding invitation pock | Download & Print

It’s time for a wedding hack! This DIY pocketfold wedding invitation has me grinning from ear to ear… because it’s freaking awesome! If you’ve started planning your wedding you will know that things get really expensive, really quickly. And there’s often a good reason for that. A lot of people are involved in pulling off […]

DIY Easter Name Place Cards

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Did you fall for any good April fools this week? I completely forgot about the first of the month until a round up of the days best tricks appeared in my news feed. Of course I took a look at what I didn’t fall for this year. I was hoping it would be a quick […]

DIY Embossed Wedding Invitation Pochette with Wax Seal

DIY embossed metallic wedding invitation pochette | Download & Print

My heart is a flutter. Today’s project shimmers and shines, and has details so fancy you’d think you were looking at a super expensive invitation. Ha! It’s got all the elements of a classic Download & Print wedding invitation DIY. Time-honored wedding colors, gasp-worthy presentation, budget-saving beauty and simple steps that even the most un-crafty […]

Ribbon Stitch Handmade Wedding Invitation

DIY folksy ribbon stitch wedding invitation | Download & Print

Spring has finally sprung, wildflowers are popping up everywhere in my neck of the woods, I’ve got the windows open and today I’m feeling all flowers in your hair. A perfect time for this folksy wedding invitation. The earthy tones and folk art birds and flowers are set off beautifully by the stitched ribbon border. […]

Brushed Gold DIY Wedding Invitation

Free Brushed Gold DIY Wedding Invitation | Download & Print

If you’ve been following along with my DIY wedding invitations for a while you know that one tool I love to pull out of my bag of tricks is a gold paint pen. It does a killer impersonation of gold foil. There’s a time and a place (read that as when is there NOT a […]

DIY Watercolor Flowers Die Cut Wedding Invitation

DIY die cut wedding invitation with watercolor flowers | Download & Print

Some time last year I tucked an idea into the back of my mind and this week inspiration struck, which is great news for you as it means it’s FREEBIE time! I really like the shape of Anna’s DIY die-cut invitation. Anna paired it with a solid black border for very clean lines. I could […]

Free Beer Bottle Party Invitation for St. Patrick’s Day

Free beer bottle St. Patrick's invitation | Download & Print

Did you notice how I slipped in ‘free beer’ at the beginning of this post? I’m giving subliminal advertising a try. Ha! Just kidding, it wasn’t by design. Truly. I am not offering free beer and if you ended up here under that premise I apologize profusely. I am offering a free party invitation that […]

DIY Shamrock Baby Shower Invitation with Irish Blessing

DIY St Patricks day baby shower invitation | Download & Print

Top o’ the morning to you. If you’ve a little shamrock on the way, the luck of the Irish has just struck by way of a free St. Patrick’s themed baby shower invitation. My favorite part of this shamrock baby shower invitation is the Irish blessing on the reverse. May the dreams you hold dearest […]

Envelope Liners for DIY Wedding Invitations

Envelope Liners for DIY Wedding Invitations | Download & Print

Did everyone have a LOVE-ly day yesterday? Whether you hung out with your partner, kids, family, friends, dog, cat, gerbil or Netflix, I hope you felt loved. I’m sending out some extra love to anyone that needs it, just in case. If you were given a little surprise from a loved one did you like […]

DIY Wedding Decor With Floral Letters

DIY Wedding Decor with big, bright letters | Download & Print

Dare I pull out a spring bloom project in February?? I’m truly sorry if you are still snowed in, but we are scheduled for three days of glorious weather and this gorgeous botanical monogram project perfectly fits my mood. There’s nothing hard about these floral letters, just fold, glue, repeat. It does however take a […]

DIY Vintage Wedding Invitation with Free Template

Free DIY Vintage Wedding Invitation template | Download & Print

Today I’ve got an oldie but a goodie for you. The Ornate Vintage collection is one of the most popular collections on Download & Print, and it’s easy to see why. The detailed scroll work and gorgeous fonts take us back to a golden age where there was never a hair out of place or […]

A Simple Trick to Add Metallic Accents to Your Invitations

DIY foil stamped wedding invitation | Download & Print

Gold foil. And now I shall visit my happy place. I have come to embrace all things metallic and shiny. It wasn’t always this way… but with two four-year old princesses running around my house we have a lot of sparkly things, and I have a lot of sparkly things to clean up. So I […]