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Invitations are the first step to hosting your event. It’s how you announce a celebration and make guests interested in attending. Although we can handcraft invitations for your party, you can also purchase printable files to print and make at home. This is the perfect option for the last minute party planner, someone who enjoys crafting their own party or if you would prefer emailing your invitation.
You can order your invitations in two formats – JPEG or PDF. If you order a JPEG file, you will need to take your design to a photo printer. You can also have your local print shop create your invitation on single sized cardstock. Or you could also email your invitation to guests.
If you ordered a PDF file, you will need to do a little bit more crafting to create your final invitations. Here are some easy instructions for creating your invitations at home or from the print shop.
You Will Need:
Heavy white cardstock (We recommend Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Bright
Adobe Acrobat Reader (download your free copy here)
Scissors or a Paper Cutter
1. Print out your invitations on heavy white cardstock.
2. Cut out your invitations using scissors or a paper cutter.
If you find that your cardstock is not as flat as you would like, we recommend placing your invitations under a heavy book or other paper weight overnight. This will ensure a crisp, flat invitation.
Our invitations measure 5″ x 7″ or 4″ x 6″. You will need an A7 Envelopes for mailing 5″ x 7″ invitations and A6 Envelopes for mailing 4″ x 6″ invitations. If you order the longer invitation – known as a ticket style invitation – you will need #10 Business Envelopes.
These special sized invitations measure 4″ x 9″. Check out our Choosing Envelopes section for more information about how to choose the right envelope for your invitation.
These invitations are from our lumberjack party design collection. If you are planning a celebration, be sure to check out the invitation section of our shop. We have over 200 invitation designs to choose from. You’re sure to find a theme to fit every occasion!
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Still not sure? We also wrote an amazing FREE party crafting e-book called Party Circles Everywhere. Check out 10 fun crafts that you can make using this one party design. You can actually decorate an ENTIRE party with it! Pretty amazing. Sign up HERE.