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DIY / April 12, 2017

DIY Bride: Hand-Painted Wedding Invitations

Today I thought I’d share the details behind my hand-painted wedding invitations.  This was a BIG project.  In hindsight, individually hand painting 75+ wedding invitations, accommodation cards, and RSVP cards was maaaybe not the best use of my time or the best thing for my pre-wedding stress levels.  That said, I loved the idea of hand-painted invitations, and I was very happy with the end result (if not my somewhat cramped fingers).We had originally planned to order our invites from Wedding Paper Divas (our save-the-date source) or Minted.com. The cost for the style we needed was going to be upwards of $400 – $500, so I thought this might be one area that we could save some money with a little DIY love and elbow grease.  JC was on board with the idea (especially the spending less money part) as long as I…

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