Monday, September 30, 2013

Monday Crafting

Decided to make the invites for the celebrations next year - I mean, seriously, have you seen the price of invites?! I wanted the pocket ones with lots of info, and for the style I was looking at, well, in excess of £3.50 seemed the norm! And at least this way I could have them exactly how I wanted.

Remember I made the Save The Date cards as bookmarks all for less than a fiver :)

  • The card and tags were part of a 12" x 12" pack from Hobbycraft called Love Letters, I just thought the colours were perfect for a vintage theme.
  • Martha Stewart border punch Jeff bought me back from America a couple of years ago
  •  Buttons from a car boot for 30p - and I have 100's left over :)
  • White card, paper and Cats Eyes ink already in my crafting supplies :)
So, even if you add in the cost of the bits I already had, 30 invites cost around a tenner - compared to at least £105!! Now that I call a bargain - of course if we add in the hourly rate, not so much! But seeing as I'm stuck at home, might as well do something with my time.

Work in progress :)
All done and ready for posting - next year :)


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks JoJo, I was really chuffed with them :) xx

  2. How cute! You're good at that sort of thing. I guess you're making use of your time stuck at home :)

    1. That's exactly it - at least I can feel I have accomplished something LOL! xx

  3. Hi Suzanne, thanks for offering to help with my cover release next week. I'm not able to find your email on your web sites. Can you email me at with it and I'll forward it right out to you. Thanks!


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