Category Archives: Tutorial

Peachy Keen Wedding Invitation Pochette

DIY peach & gray wedding invitation pochette | Download & Print

I hope your week so far has been peachy. And with that obvious introduction I’m going to segue right into this Peachy Keen Invitation Pochette. Seamless. I really like the idea of an all-in-one pochette. The invitation wording prints directly onto the pochette so there’s no need to fiddle around with mounting an invitation. The […]

DIY Jumbo Confetti

DIY Jumbo Confetti with Printable Bag Label | Download & Print

Today’s freebie project has got me going a little dotty! My office is covered in giant confetti, and there’s nothing like giant tissue dots floating around to bring a smile to my face.. and drive the dog nuts. This project is a super-sized version of send-off confetti. Keep reading for the simple (and therapeutic) steps […]

Elegant Binder Clip Place Cards

DIY elegant binder clip placecards | Download & Print

My love of office supplies shines through again as I go all MacGyver on a simple binder clip. I think I’d be proud to be known as the MacGyver of wedding stationery. Give me any everyday item and with a bit of hot glue / spray paint / decoupage / sparkle I’ll make it wedding […]

Bohemian Feather Belly Band

DIY feather belly band for a bohemian wedding | Download & Print

I’m a hippy at heart. When you look through the invitation collections here at Download & Print I think you’ll find designs that appeal to just about everyone’s taste. I try to design with you in mind, and you like everything from flowers to vintage, all the colors in the rainbow, and are having beach […]

Button & String Invitation Pocket

Button & String wedding invitation DIY pocket with free template | Download & Print

I’m calling this a pocket invitation though technically it doesn’t have a “pocket” for your invitation to slide into. Let me roll with it though as this is hands down the most inexpensive way you can get the pocket look for your wedding announcements. I’ve showed you how to make pockets and pochettes before, but […]

Wedding Hack: DIY Telescoping Pocket Invitation

DIY Telescoping Pocket Wedding Invitation | Download & Print

This week’s DIY is another modern take on a traditional invitation formality. I’ve talked before about inner and outer envelopes, the inner envelope is used to address the specific invitees in a more casual manner, while the outer envelope will be addressed formally and could be sent to a household. See the tutorial on my […]

Felt Pouchette DIY Wedding Invitation

Felt Pouchette DIY Wedding Invitation | Download & Print

I feel like it’s time to throw in a masculine project. With all the bows, lace, and gilding of late I’m not doing justice to half the engaged couples out there (that is the soon-to-be-grooms). I’ve come up with a felt pouch to wrap your invitation loveliness in. I chose to go with an industrial […]

Embossed Monogram RSVP Pouch

DIY embossed monogram RSVP pouch with free printable | Download & Print

I’ve committed to producing 52 projects this year, one each Wednesday. It’s a lofty goal. I have to find inspiration when inspiration is lacking. Some projects I like better than others. In fact, some projects are not really my style at all, but since I’m producing these for you and your varied likes and dislikes […]

DIY Gilded Gold Wedding Invitation

DIY gilded gold wedding invitation | Download & Print

Today’s tutorial proves that elegant wedding invitations… … can be made at home … can be quick and easy … can save you a ton of money! Phew. That’s a lot of cans. So for anyone saying they can’t DIY their wedding invitations, (first thanks for even opening this tutorial), and second I believe you […]

Lace-Up Corset Invitation

DIY Lace-Up Corset Invitation | Download & Print

If last week’s shower invitation DIY was all sugar and spice and all things nice, this week’s invitation is Sassy with a capital S. Whether you are throwing a lingerie shower for your bestie or a 40th birthday bash, this corset invitation is sure to set the mood. Now don’t look at the invitation and […]

3D Paper Wedding Dress Shower Invitation

DIY 3D paper wedding dress shower invitation | Download & Print

Sugar and spice and all things nice. That’s how I’d describe this bridal shower invitation. It has the sweetest sculptured wedding dress, you can skip down below to see how easy this is to make. The invitation is simple, giving the dress room to shine. The dress is raised up from the invitation using stick-on […]

Pretty Doily Envelope Liner

DIY doily envelope liners | Download & Print

Doilies have moved so far beyond grandma’s house, I don’t even think they are in the same neighborhood any longer. Today I’m showing you why you should move doilies off the table and into your wedding envelopes. The short answer is… because it’s so pretty! This DIY envelope liner is a quick and inexpensive way […]

DIY Translucent Wedding Invitation with Vintage Charm

DIY vintage translucent wedding invitation | Download & Print

Wow. Do I have a doozy of a DIY for you today. It’s unique, sophisticated, so so pretty, and really easy to put together. Sometimes in life you just nail it. That’s today’s DIY. I want to shout from the top of a mountain, “Look at this!”. I know, I know… it’s “just” a wedding […]

DIY Cinco de Mayo Invitation with Mini Bunting

Free Cinco De Mayo Invitation Template | Download & Print

Hola! Lisa here. Anna is taking the week to recharge so I get the pleasure of taking over Wedding Wednesday. Anna will be back next week to share another gorgeous wedding project with you (and I’ll give you a hint, it involves lace and pearls, oh my…). I’ve decided to go with a very un-weddingish […]

DIY Personally Invited Belly Band

Personally Invited DIY Belly Band | Download & Print

DIY weddings are often thought of as colorful and whimsical, and around here we love these type of ‘love conquers all’ celebrations. If you have your heart set on a magical day steeped in formality and tradition, there’s no reason you can’t jump on the DIY bus too! Don’t mistake DIY for quirky. And we […]

DIY Vintage Iron Wedding Invitation

DIY Vintage Iron Wedding Invitation | Download & Print

Almost two years ago I created a little DIY for a vintage “wrought iron” wedding invitation. Immediately it became wildly popular. It is the most viewed DIY at Download & Print, it’s my most watched video on YouTube, and it’s the post I get the most questions about. However, right about the time I was […]

DIY Crepe Paper Boutonniere

DIY crepe paper wedding flowers | Download & Print

I’m no stranger to paper flower crafts, having delved in with these giant paper roses which have proven to be quite a hit on YouTube. Today I’m back with another paper flower. It’s much smaller, very pretty, and this time made from crepe paper. The crepe paper is fun to work with as it stretches […]

Print-Tastic Envelopes: The cure for boring white envelopes

DIY painted envelopes for wedding and party invitations | Download & Print

Invitations are the pièce de résistance when it comes to sending out your wedding details, but envelopes are the opening act. I love a thoughtful envelope that ties in with the invitation theme. Around here I’ve talked a lot about envelope liners, either using the coordinating liner that comes with each Download & Print invitation […]

Fancy Up Your Invitations with a No-Sew Fabric Band

DIY No-Sew Fabric Belly Band | Download & Print

Do you remember from a couple weeks back when I confessed to having a huge wrapping paper stash? Well… I have another confession to make. My wrapping paper stash is nothing compared with my fabric stash. I’ve accumulated a small haberdashery store’s worth of fabric over the years because I never measure before heading to […]

Beach Wedding Invitation with Starfish Belly Band

DIY beach wedding belly band | Download & Print

Today’s project is in honor of the smell of coconuts, rolling waves, and sand between your toes. Think of it as a mini island getaway right here at your computer… though probably without any of the beachy images I just conjured up. I know, I know, not the ideal getaway, but if you’re reading this […]