Tag Archives: vintage

DIY Pearl Encrusted Wedding Invitation

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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

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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 […]

Hack an Envelope into a Pocket Invitation

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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 Embossed Wedding Invitation Pochette with Wax Seal

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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 […]

DIY Vintage Wedding Invitation with Free Template

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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 […]

Album Page DIY Wedding Invitation

DIY vintage photo album inspired wedding invitation | Download & Print

Happy New Year lovely Download & Printers! I’m a tad late but I think my first post of 2017 warrants a little holiday greeting. I hope you had a happy and peaceful Christmas. Mine was a little hectic. There were three crazy sleepless days between Christmas and New Years when the wonderful Sandra (of D&P […]

Templates in Action: Customer Creations

Pearls & Lace DIY Wedding Invitation Suite | Download & Print

Today I’d like to give a shout out to a few of the talented DIYers in the D&P community. Nothing makes my heart smile like seeing your creations. Each time one of you DIYs a template it inevitably turns out differently to my original, whether slightly nuanced or vastly changed, and it’s so flippin’ cool […]

Free Wedding Fonts for your DIY Invitations

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Fonts can make or break an invitation, particularly in today’s era of typography heavy designs. For your viewing pleasure I’ve put together my favorite invitation fonts, grouped into three collections: Vintage, Handwritten and Script. Typically I like to use two fonts on an invitation, the exception to the rule being on vintage designs were you’ll […]

Embossed Monogram RSVP Pouch

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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

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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 […]

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 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 Frosted Lantern Table Number

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Today’s project features the ever popular Mason jar. I’m not a canner, but thanks to the vintage revival Mason jars are now ubiquitous with crafters the world over. I have a soft spot for the glass jar with the screw top lid that Mr. Mason patented in 1858. It’s just so darn versatile. I have […]

Vintage Parcel Wrap Wedding Invitation

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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 […]

The Ornate Vintage Wedding Bundle is now in Purple

Ornate Vintage DIY Wedding Invitation Suite in Purple | Download & Print

Plum, wine, grape, violet… whatever you like to call it our most popular wedding invitation bundle is now in purple. It seems not a day goes by that we aren’t asked to change a template to purple, so call me crazy for not having the best seller in purple. Well purple fans can now rejoice, […]

DIY Vintage Handkerchief Wedding Invitation

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Last week I revealed a brand new invitation bundle here at Download & Print. I call it Artisan Botanical and it features floral sprays and comes in three delicate vintage colors. I adore how the 15 pieces in this bundle came together, but I’m even more excited with what I am sharing with you today. […]

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 […]

DIY Doily Backer Card with Free Lace Wedding Invitation

DIY Doily Backer Card with Free Lace Wedding Invitation Template | Download & Print

If you are a fan of delicate lace and plan on incorporating this into your DIY wedding, you may well have come across my Pearls & Lace template in your search for the perfect invitation to DIY. As soon as I released this invitation it became an instant hit at Download & Print, consistently ranking […]

Pearls & Lace in the Colors You Asked For!

DIY Pearls & Lace Wedding Invitation Suite | Download & Print

YOU ASKED, I LISTENED The exquisite Pearls & Lace templates are not new to Download & Print. The delicate lace and classic fonts have long struck a chord with DIY brides, and this design has consistently been a top download here. But the tone-on-tone lace and cream card stock, while certainly pretty, isn’t the perfect […]