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Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts: Need help creating invitation

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gen2026
Camden, AR

May 1, 2012
8:09 AM

Post #9105423

Anyone have any experience creating invitations? I am looking for a coffee themed invitation for a rehearsal dinner... I kinda know what I want, but I am not sure how to set it up (what program to utilize, etc) or how to accomplish the printing. The one I want has a mostly brown background? Should I just purchase ivory or white cardstock and try to set the background as brown when I set it up? or do I try to print on brown stock? Any help would be greatly appreciated! I am on a big time crunch and don't really have time to mess up several times!


Also, any great sources for card stock and envelopes at a reasonable price??

Thanks
Genna
3amStamper
Santa Rosa, CA

November 20, 2012
2:16 PM

Post #9338305

You could use any number of programs to make invitations. I use My Digital Studio 2+ from Stampin' Up!® and export the pages to .jpeg files, which I then insert into a Microsoft Publisher™ greeting card template. I do this when I don't have time to wait for the professional printing service through My Digital Studio. Microsoft Word™ also has greeting card templates. When I'm done with my design, I print on card stock, then flip the sheet and print on the other side so that I get two invitations from one sheet. And I only have to fold once, instead of twice.
3amStamper
Santa Rosa, CA

November 20, 2012
2:21 PM

Post #9338309

Sorry, Genna, I forgot to sign my name:

Mary
http://www.3amstamper.com

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