Tutorials and Ideas for Making Invitations

Learn some of the more basic card making techniques that are used to create fantastic one of a kind invitations. We also share some different ideas and invitation tutorials to embellish your invites. You can use a myriad of different items to decorate your invitations. Take a look around your home for items such as ribbons, buttons, bottle caps, pebbles and fabric. You can find lots of creative and cheap findings at your local 2nd hands goods store if you rummage around through everything. If you come across and item or product and you're not sure what it is then take a look at the invitation supplies dictionary for a definition.

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Check out our section on using Ribbon to Create invitations where we show you some interesting methods to pretty up your invitations with a splash of ribbon.

Where to find inexpensive embellishments

Paper Invitation card tutorials and ideas


make simple invitationsTry these simple invitations - Simple invites from card, pretty papers and brads. No glue!

How to make a pocket invitation - Make a tag in a pocket style invite.

Wedding Pocket Fold Invitations - Great for holding extra inserts like maps and RSVP cards.

Layered Do It Yourself Wedding Invitations - Create inexpensive two or three layered invitations.

How to make Gatefold Card Invites - Create inexpensive two or three layered invitations.

pocket wedding invitationsHow to make Pocket wedding invitations - Create these stylish invitations for your big day.  We have a printable template that you can use to make pockets for your information inserts.

Apron invitations - super cool looking invites that are so easy to make.


Digital Invitations tutorials you can print

How to make Photo Invitations - Make photo invites with Adobe Photoshop.

Make cheap Save the date Postcards - We show you how to use Vistaprint.com to print off your digital Save the Date announcements and save money. You could even use this method for your invitations as well.

how to make a poster invitationHow to make a Poster Invitation - Create a black and white poster with MS Word to invite your party guests. Colors can simply be changed to suit your party theme.

Make Save the Date Invitations with PowerPoint - If you don't have a photo editing program like Photoshop but can get your hands on MS PowerPoint then you too can have fabulous cards with minimal effort.

Cartoon thank you cards - The best caricature making tutorial on the net to turns your photos into an awesome card. Although it is a thank you card example you can apply this technique to your invitations.

ticket style invitationsMake ticket style invitations - Need a concert invitation or maybe a movie ticket themed invite. Check out all the information that you need to make the coolest ticket invitations.


Other invitation related tips and tricks

Invitation Envelopes - Explore the different options for envelopes for your homemade invites, including How to Make Envelopes as well as making your own glue to seal your handmade envies.

Using ribbon to create invitation accents - Ribbon makes a fabulous and inexpensive accent on your invites.

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