Crafted wedding invitations

This is a very special post, and though it is more than a year old, it marks and celebrates a very special event that shook this planet exactly a year ago. Very special family members, my husband’s brother and my now sister-in-law got married and today are celebrating their first anniversary! This post serves as a treasured reminder of that beautiful occasion, and my tiny contribution towards it.  Congratulations guys and thank you!

I had a priveledge to put my Cricut Cutter to use, and craft out these amazing invitations. Close to a hundred of them (that’s counting all the ones that I’ve ruined, too). 

I wasn’t sure if I can call them “handmade” as the pattern was purchased from an online shop. The puchase gave me some headache, too, as apparently you have to use it quickly, because the file expires and cannot be saved… I learned that the hard way.

My Cricut cutter was amazing! I love it! One of the best purchased for my craft soul, however pricey. 

I have learned a way to streamline my production. I bought two sticky pads, and while one invitation was being cut out, I was busy popping out the cut out pieces and cleaning the mats. Hideous, tideous job. 

It took a few long weeks to bring it all to completion. The cutting took long, but hunting for the right material, in the right quantity, took even longer. 

Once cut and folded, the insert was printed and displayed inside.


The order of service was adorned with a heart, cut out in similar pattern to the invitations. This one, I’m proud to say, I designed myself on CorelDraw. 

Most importantly, they were done in time, and the happy couple were, well, Happy!

Make it and love it!

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DIY Origami Wedding Invitations

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Weddings, Christmas and Birthdays – are much anticipated events in the life of Souslova girls. As much as the actual reason for the event, we are always super excited about any hand-crafted contribution.  Hand-made Christmas presents, Birthday cards drawn by children, knitted baby presents – any excuse for a creative outlet.

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My clever sister has made beautiful origami wedding invitations!

What a clever and original way to invite guests!

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And on top of it all, it does not cost you a fortune!  All you need is white paper, some ribbon and lots of mates willing to help.

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Happens… A lot…

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Personal mass-produced hand-made invites

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To view the full tutorial, visit my post “DIY Origami Jewellery Tutorial”.

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