Cardstock for Wedding Invites?

by DIY wedding planner on May 19, 2012


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I’m getting married in July and have started thinking about wedding invites. I know I want to DIY and make everything on my own, but I was just wondering how I should get started. The biggest thing I need to know is where can I get my cardstock and should I have a professional printer (like Kinkos) do it, or should I use my home printer? I just need some basic ideas on how to get started I know the layout and pattern of my invites so there’s no worry there.
Thanks!

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denise May 19, 2012 at 8:31 pm

You can take them to Office Depot and they will copy them for you and also cut them. I do this with greeting cards that I make myself.

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Mrs Noel ?6/19/2010? May 19, 2012 at 8:44 pm

I’m just using the cardstock from Walmart that’s like $6 for 500 sheets for mine. I’m just printing them on my home computer. I’ve got it lucky, though, cartridges for my printer are only $20 for color cartridges. I should only go through 3 cartridges, so for 100 invites and rsvp cards, I will only be paying a $66.

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Brenda W May 19, 2012 at 9:19 pm

I actually ended up buying holiday post cards (snowflakes). I printed them at home using my printer and they turned out really nice.
Just make sure you do a couple of sample test runs to make sure everything lines up correctly.
You can buy card stock at any Joann’s, Hobby Lobby or Micheal’s.

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