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How to Make… Beach Theme Wedding Invitation

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HOW TO MAKE…BEACH THEME WEDDING INVITATION

Each day on my way into work, I drive past a beautiful beach. The view is breathtaking. So imagine how pleased I was to arrive into work and find that Alex had designed this gorgeous beach theme wedding invitation. The colours, texture and tone capture the mood so perfectly.

This is an easy invitation to make at home. Why not give it a go?

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Here’s how we made it:

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INVITATION

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:

Paper_270x250 1 sheet of pearlised silver A4 Card BUY
 Paper_270x250 1 sheet of matt off white card BUY
 Paper_270x250 1/2 sheet Pacific Linen Paper BUY
 Paper_270x250 1/2 sheet matt off white paper BUY
Paper_270x250 1/5 sheet of Driftwood Paper BUY
 Envelopes_270x250 Silver Envelope BUY
Decorative_270x250 30cm Charcoal Grey Burlap Ribbon BUY
Decorative_270x250 1 Pale Blue Single Dior Bow BUY
Decorative_270x250 1 Crystal Starfish BUY
Decorative_270x250 30cm x 1mm Natural Jute Cord BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

Tools_270x250 Paper Trimmer BUY
Tools_270x250 Scoring Blade BUY
Useful_270x250 Tape Runner or Double Sided Tape BUY
Useful_270x250 Glue Gun BUY

 

Instructions:

  1. Cut a piece of pearlised silver card 18.5cm x 26cm. Score and fold in half (so that the folded card is 13cm wide).
  2. Cut a piece of matt off white card 5cm wide x 28cm long. Fold along the score lines.
  3. Cut a piece of Driftwood paper 4.5cm x 28cm. Use the tape runner to stick this on to the card panel you have just cut making sure you fold it tightly around the sides.
  4. Once the card and paper is stuck together, use your tape runner to stick the ends together to form wrap.
  5. Run a line of double sided tape across the front of your wrap. Press your charcoal burlap ribbon on to the tape, making sure that you have an equal length each side. Turn the wrap over so that the back is facing you. Run a line of tape across the back of the wrap. Press one end of the Burlap ribbon on to the tape, securing the end with a small amount of glue from the glue gun. Press the other end of the Burlap ribbon in to place and use the glue gun to carefully stick the overlapping end on top of the secured ribbon.
  6. Use your glue gun to stick the centre of the Single Dior Bow to the front of the wrap (in the middle, on top of the burlap ribbon). Wrap the loose ends around to the back of the wrap and use the glue gun to secure the ends.
  7. Tie a small bow with the Natural Jute Cord. Use your glue gun to stick in to place on top of the Dior Bow.
  8. Use your Glue gun to stick the crystal starfish in to place in the centre of the bow.
  9. Cut a piece of matt off white card 18cm x 12.5cm. Use your tape runner to stick this on to the front of your folded silver card.
  10. Cut a piece of Pacific Linen Paper 17.5cm x 12cm. Stick this on to the front of your card.
  11. Print your wording on to matt off white paper and cut down to size. The finished size should be 17.5cm x 12cm. You should be able to fit 2 on to each sheet.
  12. Stick your wording on to the inside of the card.
  13. Slot your wrap over the invitation.

 

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RSVP CARD AND ENVELOPE

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED

Paper_270x250 1/3 sheet of pearlised silver A4 Card BUY
 Paper_270x250 1 and 1/6 sheet of Matt off white paper BUY
 Paper_270x250 1/6 sheet of Driftwood Paper BUY

 

OTHER THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED:

Tools_270x250 Paper Trimmer BUY
Tools_270x250 Scoring Blade BUY
Useful_270x250 Tape Runner or Double Sided Tape BUY
Tools_270x250 Envelope Punch Board BUY

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Follow the instructions on the envelope punch board to make a 3.5” x 3.5” envelope from the matt off white paper. Use the tape runner to glue in to place.
  2. Cut a piece of pearlised silver card 8.5cm x 17cm. Score and fold in half.
  3. Cut a piece of driftwood paper 8cm x 8cm. Use the tape runner to stick on to the front of your folded card.
  4. Print your wording on to matt off white paper and cut down to size. The finished size should be 7.5cm x 7.5cm. You should be able to fit 6 panels on to each sheet of A4 paper.
  5. Stick your printed wording to the inside of the card.
  6. Slot the RSVP card and envelope into the band on the envelope.

Good luck making these beach themed wedding invitations. we love to see your final designs, so share them o social media and tag us 🙂 . If you need any DIY Top Tips have a look through our wedding hub blog. Need some inspiration? have a look through our inspiration gallery and Pinterest boards.