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DIY Box Wedding Invitations

Hello everyone! This is Jinky again from Jinkys Crafts. Welcome to Stampendous blog week! I am excited to share with you today a DIY Box Wedding Invitation. 

Silk Boxes are one of the newest trends for Soon to be Wed Couples to send there Wedding Invitations. But Silk Boxes are expensive to buy.  So why not try a cheaper paper box to pack your wedding invites. Here’s a cheaper version of the Wedding Box Invitation. 

I was inspired by the  Fire & Ice Engagement Party Invitation of Miss Emily Thorne on the TV show Revenge. Do any of you watch that show? Well, it is a show on TV that is aired every Wednesday on ABC.  Miss Emily Thorne, the lead character was engaged to an all-American boy of privilege from the the Hamptons- Daniel Grayson.  I tried to find an actual photo of the Engagement Party Invitation online but no luck.  If you guys find it, please let me know. 

 

The How To of my DIY Wedding Box Invitation:

  • Emboss it with red embossing powder and then ink it with “Fired Ink”  distress ink. Cut outline.
  • Color the center with yellow markers and add red self adhesive rhinestones. 
  • Print the invitation wordings, then stamp a Swirl and heat emboss using the Stampendous Aged Green Embossing Enamel. Add some green self adhesive rhinestones. 
  • Add a red Satin Pleats May Arts ribbons on the card and the black Satin Pleats in the sides of my box. 

  • Add foam dots at the back of  the cut-out flower and layer it on top of the embossed swirl to create a 3D effect. 
  • Add another layer of red cardstock. 
  • Create a band for the box using Stampendous’ border, add the red Satin Pleats May Arts Ribbon
  • Add some feathers and flower for accent. Done. 

I love how it turned out. I think the big Stampendous Floral Stamps + the May Arts ribbon gives a great impact on this project. 

Thanks for stopping. I hope I inspired you today.

 

Blog posted by: Jinky Kowalski

Hop on over to Stampendous for more inspiration!

 

  1. Lynda

    Pretty!  I'm surprised to read that sending wedding invitations in boxes is the new trend.  It seems like an unnecessary expense, even if they are impressive.

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  2. Pearl

    Thank you so much for sharing, it's pretty nice
    Hug from France
     

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  3. Kristie Maynard

    Absolutely stunning!  I love the large flower!

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  4. Amy Jones

    Well this is just Beautiful.  Wow I really need to learn more about embossing.  Thanks so much for the inspiration. 

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  5. Laura Cox

    Very cool!  Would definitely be a "wow" factor invite!!

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  6. Ruby C

    Hi Jinky! Lovely invitation. My daughter and I watch revenge too. (don't worry, she's an adult) I was able to find a picture of the invitation for you:
    http://randomrecaps.wordpress.com/grand-opening/revenge-recap-episode-14-the-marriage-of-heaven-and-hell/
    Loved your post and your invitation.

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  7. DebbieC.

    Beautiful. I have a son getting married this year and this is great inspiration for me.

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  8. sue wisniewski

    satin pleat ribbons are my new favorites!!!  want them in all colors. wonderful wedding invitation
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  9. tabitha grace jones

    Amazing chic elegance – I don't think this would ever not be in style.
    tabithagrace

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  10. debb

    stunning invites and box- what a unique invitation!

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  11. Debbie G.

    What a clever and beautiful save the date card set. The pleated ribbon is perfect for the box wrap and the card.

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  12. NWFlamingo

    Wow!  Pretty fancy. 

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  13. Indy

    Absolutely gorgeous!
     

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  15. Amanda Coleman

    Beautiful!  I am glad that when I got married that mailing invites in a plain ol' envelope was still in fashion.  🙂

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  16. Bethany Becker

    Beautiful invitations!

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  17. Kayla F.

    Hopefully I'll be planning my own wedding soon! This is fablous!

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  18. Christine Dring

    Wow! Jinky this is gorgeous! TFS!

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  19. Jennie P.

    I love the flower. It adds pop and dimension!

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  20. Fifi-T

    I spend ages carefully pleating and sewing ribbon to look like this only to find I can buy it already done

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  21. Trudi Wilbur

    Oh that's so pretty!  Love the stamp and the pleated ribbon!

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  22. Miriam Prantner

    What a beautiful invitation/box.  It's gorgeous!

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  23. Karen aka Soccerboyzmom

    Wow, that is just stunning.

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