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How to Make… Autumn Sparkle Invitations

Recycled A4 Card in Kraft Board | part of our Kraft Wedding range of DIY wedding stationery and craft supplies | Imagine DIY

 

Make autumn sparkle invitations while you’re snuggled up at home!

 

This gorgeous sparkling invitation is inspired by the cosy Autumn months. With a bit of care, you can easily re-create this design yourself.

By changing the colours of the papers used or stamp colour, you can easily change the look of this design to suit any season.

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HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THE INVITATION:

Kraft Card. A4 Kraft Card. DIY wedding stationery card making and crafts 1 sheet of Kraft Card BUY
Copper Glitter Paper. Glitter covered paper for decorating wedding stationery and invitations. Card making and DIY paper craft supplies 1/2 sheet of Glitter paper in Copper BUY
Kraft Card. A4 Kraft Card. DIY wedding stationery card making and crafts 1/2 sheet of Kraft Paper BUY

 

Other Things You Will Need:

wedding_jasmine_corner_stamps_grande 1 Jasmine Trail Bottom Corner Stamp (1 stamp for all your invitations) BUY
crimson_red_ink_pad_by_versafine 1 Crimson Red Ink Pad BUY
Tools_270x250 Paper Trimmer BUY
Useful_270x250 Tape Runner or Double Sided Tape BUY

 

 

 

INVITATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Print your wording on to a sheet of Kraft Paper. Cut down to size. The finished size should be 16.5cm high x 13.5cm. You should be able to fit 2 panels on to each sheet of A4 paper (landscape). Make sure that you keep enough space around the outside edge of the panel for your stamps to fit. You may need to do a few trial runs on scrap paper before you print the whole batch of invitations.
  2. Place your invitation panel on a hard, flat surface.
  3. Take your stamp and tap it on to the ink pad, making sure that the whole stamp is covered. Line up the wooden edge of the stamp with one of the corners of the invitation and press firmly in to place. Lift the stamp off the paper, making sure not to move it along the paper, causing it to smudge. Repeat this process so that each corner of the printed panel is covered with the stamped pattern. Leave to dry for a few minutes.
  4. Cut a piece of Kraft Card 18cm x 15cm.
  5. Cut a piece of Copper Glitter Paper 17cm x 14cm and stick on to the Kraft Card panel using a tape runner or double sided tape.
  6. Stick your invitation panel on top of the glitter paper using double sided tape or a tape runner.

make autumn sparkle invitation

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR THE LINED ENVELOPE:

large envelope in kraft paper. Large kraft envelope for diy wedding stationery, card making and crafts. Make your own wedding stationery with products from Imagine DIY. 1 Envelope for the Doily Kraft Large Invitation BUY
Chocolate brown glitter paper. Glitter covered paper for decorating wedding invitations, DIY wedding stationery, card making and paper crafts 1 sheet of Glitter paper in Chocolate BUY

 

 

Other Things You Will Need:

Tools_270x250 Paper Trimmer BUY
Useful_270x250 Tape Runner or Double Sided Tape BUY

And a pencil

 

 

LINED ENVELOPE INSTRUCTIONS.

 

  1. Place your glitter paper face down on a flat surface.
  2. Open up your envelope and place it on top of the glitter paper so that the point of the envelope is near the top of the paper. Take a pencil and draw around the outline of the envelope.
  3. Take your scissors and following the line you have just drawn, cut the paper about 1/2 cm smaller all the way around. By the time you have finished, you should end up with a liner shape that is the same shape as your envelope but slightly smaller.
  4. Slide your liner inside the envelope with the glitter paper facing out.
  5. Run a line of double sided tape around the outside edge of your envelope flap (about 1cm in from the edge). Press your envelope liner on to the tape, making sure that it follows the edge, about 0.5cm in from each side.
  6. You can now fold your envelope closed and press along the crease.

You can watch our how to video to help:

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