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August 2010 Weddings

invitation check and great website

So I posted a while ago because I was trying to decide if we should DIY invites. I wasn't getting a lot of support from my friends and family about the idea but I really wanted custom pocked fold invites and couldn't afford to pay to have them made.

Well, after much urging from my mother I checked out some invitation places here in my area and found a place that does custom work that I really liked. My mom (to try and talk me out of DIY) offered to pay for 1/2 of the invites if I had them done somewhere which brought the cost of custom pocketfold invites from this store to almost the same as DIY, so we decided to go with it. We ordered our invites today and I am so excited about them, I cant wait to see our proof! Plus, some of the papers that they use (and are using on our invites) were exactly the same as the ones we were ordering from paper and more when we were going to DIY, so we know we can get matching supplies so we can still DIY table numbers, placecards, menus, programs, etc. to match!!!

Also, I found another great site to order some of the DIY supplies that I have not seen mentioned here so I thought I'd share it. They have all kinds of labels with templates which I haven't found elsewhere. It is

Re: invitation check and great website

  • Aw that's awesome! Congrats! 
  • Excellent that you found that!  DIY is good in some ways, but at other times I think we're probably spending more trying to figure it out, and it's super stressful!  So enjoy the peace of mind!
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