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Hattie Invitation

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Hattie Invitations – Make Yourself from just £1.10*

For Each Invitation You Will Need:

1 Doily Laser Cut Invitation in Mint Green
1  Pearlised Mint Green Pre Cut Card Panel (13.5cm x 15cm)
1 Polka Pink Pre Cut Panel (13cm x 14.5cm)
2 x wooden heart tags
1 x pearlised mint green envelope (optional)
1 x Printed Insert (optional)

You will also need a Tape Runner (1 tape runner will make appx. 25 invitations)  and a hot melt glue gun.

Oh my goodness!  Are these the cutest invitations you’ve ever seen?  They just radiate shabby chic charm.  The pink polka dot background works really well against the pale green while the wooden hearts set it off to perfection.
If you love the design but would like it in a different colour, please get in contact and we will do our best to help.
And what’s more, if you’d like us to, we’ll even do the printing for you (at a small additional cost).

If you’re not big on reading instructions, we’ve put together a quick video to show you how it’s done (just press play)……

You’ll also need to download this template…..

free download templates

We used the following fonts:
Aidan Script & Apple Chancery

So Here Are The Instructions……

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Instructions 

  1. Add all the item you need in to your basket and wait excitedly for them to arrive (don’t worry….they normally arrive really quickly!!).  If you would like us to print the inserts for you, make sure you purchase the inserts PLUS the printing option for the amount of invitations you require.
  2. Download the Green Doily With Polka Dots Invitation Template .  Type your wording in the printable area.  (We used the following fonts……..Aidan Script & Apple Chancery).  If you’re printing your own inserts, you should now be ready to print and move on to the next step.
    If you have chosen to have your inserts printed by Imagine DIY, save your file and e-mail it to us as as JPEG or PDF document including your order number in the subject header.  We will complete the printing within 5 working days and your full order will be sent to you ready for you to assemble.  Please see the notes below for more information.
  3. Open the laser cut invitation.  Use the tape runner to run a few lines of tape along the outside edge and across the middle of your mint green card panel.  Stick this in to place on the inside of the laser cut invitation.
  4. Use the tape runner to stick the printed polka dot panel on top of the mint green card panel.
  5. Take your 2 wooden heart tags.  Holding the 2 hearts between your fingers, tie a knot to join them appx. 1.5cm above the hearts.  Hold the knot in the centre of the invitation and pass the loose ends of the cord around to the back.  Tie a knot and cut off any loose ends.
    …..and wow!!  You’ve just made your own really pretty invitation, all ready to send to your guests.  Yay!

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More Information On The Printed Inserts:

If you’re not confident in printing your own inserts, we thought you’d be delighted to find out that we now offer a printing service for many of our invitations.
If you’ve chosen to pay for us to print your inserts, here is some more information you might need:
(Please note that for Printed Inserts, we need a minimum order quantity of 10)

1 – We will pack your order as soon as we receive it.  However, it will not be sent until we have printed your inserts.  We aim to print and send completed orders within 5 working days of receipt of the wording file.
2 – Once you have downloaded the template for your invitations, you will need to enter your wording.  It is important that you THOROUGHLY check all the details including names, time, date, location etc. are included and correct.  We also recommend that you thoroughly check the spelling, grammar and layout.  Once you are happy with everything, save the file in a PDF or JPEG format.  Please note that we will print the files exactly as they arrive so we are unable to accept responsibility for any errors that you might make in the text.  So PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE check the document thoroughly before sending it through to us.
3 – E-mail the saved file to us making sure that you include the order number and the word PRINT in the subject header.
4 – Once all this is done, you can sit back and get all excited about being one step closer to your big day……hooray!!!!

* £1.10 Make yourself price includes glitter card, invitation panel, ribbon and buckle