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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 […]

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 & […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

DIY Botanical Letter Décor

DIY Botanical Monogram Wedding Decor | Download & Print

Last week I gave you a sweet and quick paper heart belly band for your whimsical invitations. Today, I will be the first to admit that the project does not fall into the quick category. It does however fall into the easy basket. There’s nothing hard about this botanical letter, just fold, glue, repeat. The […]

Wrapping Paper Envelope Liners

Envelope Liners for DIY Wedding Invitations | Download & Print

I’m a closet wrapping extraordinaire. I love pretty parcels. I lean toward the unusual and the home-made. I like clean lines and DIYs. I have a Pinterest board full of wrapping inspiration. Yet I’ve never attempted creating any of these pretty parcels. My craft closet has rolls of wrapping paper begging to be embellished to […]

Vintage Parcel Wrap Wedding Invitation

Vintage Parcel DIY Wedding Invitation Wrap | Download & Print

I’m on a roll this year with vintage inspired invitation pockets. There was the vintage album pocket (my fav), the lacy pocketfold, and now I have the easiest DIY of all! Well, it involves fire, so it’s easy as long as you don’t have anything flammable near you. Otherwise things could turn into a rather […]

DIY Album Style Vintage Photo Wedding Invitation

Vintage Album Page DIY Photo Wedding Invitation | Download & Print

Hello and welcome to my first post of 2016! I hope you had a relaxing and safe holiday season. I’d say mine was a success. I didn’t go overboard on crafts, I didn’t spend the earth, but most importantly I did spend lots of time with family. I’m starting the year out with a very […]

DIY Hanging Mason Jar Vase Tutorial

DIY hanging mason jar vase | Download & Print

It’s rose week here at Download & Print in honor of our ever popular Garden Rose templates now being a 15-piece bundle in four fabulous colors. Today’s project is so simple yet is versatile and has such a romantic look. I’ve created a hanging mason jar vase that can be used for decor at your […]

Free Modern Indian Wedding Invitation

Free Modern Indian Wedding Invitation printable template | Download & Print

This Saturday is Independence Day in India so a fitting time to give away a modern Indian inspired wedding invitation. I first worked on the elephant portion of this design to decorate a lampshade in my kitchen. I want to run it around the bottom of a white lampshade, this project is still a work […]

Floral Sprays with a Vintage Vibe in our new Invitation Suite

DIY vintage floral wedding invitation | Download & Print

Today I’m unveiling a brand new invitation bundle and I’ve got to be honest, I gave myself a big ol’ pat on the back when it all came together. It’s gorgeous! Not that I’m biased or anything. My original design inspiration came from a vintage hanky. I was out antiquing and looking through some amazing […]

The Oldest Tricks in the Book: Take your DIY Invitations from Blah to Wow!

5 tips to DIY your wedding invitaitons from Download & Print

It’s the busiest time of the year for people like me that live and breathe wedding invitations. The crazy holiday season is over so time has eased up a little for many of you, which means wedding planning can come to the forefront. Mid-last year I shared my five favorite tips for DIYing your wedding […]

Create Invitation Envy-lopes

Easy DIY Envelope Liners | Download & Print

Today’s tutorial sees the invitation take the back seat and moves the envelope into the spotlight. Don’t underestimate the power of a quality envelope. As you are saving a ton by DIYing your invitations, spend a little extra on quality envelopes in a coordinating color, then add a custom envelope liner. Envelope liners are very […]

3 DIY Matelasse (Mat-a-what) Wedding Invitations

DIY Matelasse Wedding Invitaiton | Download & Print

It’s time for another invitation three ways installment. I missed posting this last week as life tends to get a little hectic toward the end of the year, I’m sure you can relate. I will endeavor to stay on schedule though. I say this every year however, and yet again, I find myself with one […]

How to Make a Doodle Wedding Invitation Suite

DIY doodle wedding inviation tutorial | Download & Print

Throw tradition to the wind and let your whimsy shine with this fun Doodle Love wedding invitation suite. The printable files open in MS Word or Mac pages, and can be customized and reformatted to suit your wedding wording. All the doodles can be moved around, duplicated and removed so you end up with a […]

Dainty, Elegant & Oh So Pretty. DIY Lace Wedding Invitations

Simple elegant lace wedding invitation project from Download & Print

Today I’m showing you how to create an elegant lace wedding invitation and RSVP that’s as uncomplicated as invitations come. Wedding planning is not a time where unnecessary complications are welcome and you’ll find creating this invitation is as simple as download, print, and trim. Lace is a timeless fabric, but versatile enough to tie […]

Sassy to Opulent: DIY Damask Wedding Invitation

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It’s time for another installation of Invitation 3 Ways with your favorite D&P Aussie. (I can make this bold claim as I’m the only Aussie around here.) This is my fifth time bringing you three fun ideas on how to style one invitation from our collection, so I feel I’ve really made it around here. […]

How To Make a Paisley Flowers Wedding Invitation Set

Printable lace flowers wedding invitation set

If you are planning a wedding with a touch of romance, a dash of vintage, and a whole lot of daring this eclectic invitation suite is going to fit right in. The Asian inspired fish scale pattern paired with Victorian lace flowers makes for a sophisticated invitation ensemble for your big day. As always you […]