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addressing invitations

I got my invites and I really don't want to address them myself with my horrible handwriting, so I was planning on printing clear labels with the addresses.  Has anyone used clear labels?  If yes, which style or size did you use. 

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    smw42smw42 member
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    edited December 2011
    Can you put your envelopes in your printer and print directly on them? That's what I plan on doing.
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    edited December 2011
    I could do that, but I thought  it would be time consuming, not to mention if I make any mistakes I would be in trouble, since I don't have extra envelopes
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    felicia220felicia220 member
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    edited December 2011
    If you do decide to use the clear labels...I HIGHLY recommend using the Avery Brand ones, (don't use like Staples Brand)  the store brands tend to jam up and sometimes smear, even if it for the right type of ink, such as, a inkjet printer you need inkjet labels.
    When you go to the store you will see that they have regular Mailing address labels, they also have smaller return address ones as well.    
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    edited December 2011
    Honestly, I am NOT a "snob' about this stuff, I promise...but clear labels remind me of mass business mailings sometimes.

    Any BMs or mom, relative with nice handwriting who would be happy to address them for you? I love the look of hand addressed, needn't be calligraphy!
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    edited December 2011

    We are printing the addresses by feeding the envelopes into the printer.  My FI did something where the whole process is pretty much automated.  It doesn't take more than 1.5 hours tops for 120 envelopes.


    Do what works for you!  No one saves the envelope.  Only you and your close family will.

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    smw42smw42 member
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    edited December 2011
    I agree with the clear labels/mass mailing feel. You could always buy similar envelopes to your invite envelopes to test things out.
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    Reilly626Reilly626 member
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    edited December 2011
    I did the clear labels and they look great- the basic size.  Both myself and my fiancee work and have lives outside wedding planning... No issues over labels on envelopes that get thrown out... My FI hand wrote the names on the inner envelope.
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    chrissy31805chrissy31805 member
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    edited December 2011
    im going to use the clear labels - avery style 8662. they are 1   1/3" x 4". i dont think it looks like mass mailing, especially if you use a font that looks like calligraphy or script.....

    like reilly said, they get thrown out anyway
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    edited December 2011
    Thank you all.  Last night I went to a paper store and bought cler labels that have a matte finish.  The actually look pretty good.
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