IT’S A JAIME THING…

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DIY Black & White Damask Shower Invites…

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…A Little Look At What I’ve Been Up To This Weekend!

I’ve been a busy and crafty little bee!  I’m excited to show you what I’ve accomplished (over several cups of coffee, of course!). 

I am helping host a wedding shower coming up and decided to make the shower invites myself.  What do you think?  I took out some of the info for privacy reasons, but I was very pleased with the actual invites.

It’s an invite I designed printed on regular white printing paper, cut out and placed on top of black cardstock paper which I also cut to size.  I used a hole puncher at the top, then took a scrapbooking flower and attached it with a rhinestone tack thingy (forgive my scrapbooking terminology).  

 The paper isn’t glued together, it’s just being held with a tack, so it may look crooked but really it’s not. 

Now all I have to do is purchase some nice envelopes, and POOF, they’re out the door.  Yay!  I can’t wait to show you pictures of the shower itself once it’s over with.  We’re sticking with a black and white theme, with touches of red.  I’m so excited!

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Written by Jaime

stUTCp30UTC09bUTCMon, 01 Sep 2008 04:21:39 +0000 11, 2008 at 4:21 am

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  1. You missy are very craft! KUDOS to you! Looooove the damask 🙂 I’m excited for you too.

    Lauren

    stUTCp30UTC09bUTCMon, 01 Sep 2008 09:23:47 +0000 11, 2008 at 9:23 am

  2. Thank you SO much, Lauren! 🙂 It’s so much fun getting into all this stuff, isn’t it? 🙂

    Cheers!
    -Jaime

    Jaime

    stUTCp30UTC09bUTCMon, 01 Sep 2008 09:56:26 +0000 11, 2008 at 9:56 am

  3. Oh, they turned out great! Love the changes, you are so good at this stuff! (BTW, it’s called a brad!) lol

    Steph

    stUTCp30UTC09bUTCMon, 01 Sep 2008 22:12:04 +0000 11, 2008 at 10:12 pm

  4. Oh those are adorable! Very pretty! I did the same thing with a “tack thingy” on my college graduation announcments. I should try and find a copy and put that on my blog. You have inspired me to go look!

    CurlySue

    ndUTCp30UTC09bUTCTue, 02 Sep 2008 03:27:01 +0000 11, 2008 at 3:27 am

  5. Thanks, CurlySue! I’d love to see your college graduation announcments…let me know if you find them! Of course, congratulations on your graduation…that’s something to be very proud of! 🙂

    Thanks for reading,
    Jaime 🙂

    Jaime

    ndUTCp30UTC09bUTCTue, 02 Sep 2008 03:31:06 +0000 11, 2008 at 3:31 am

  6. So cute. Way to go!

    Jessica

    rdUTCp30UTC09bUTCWed, 03 Sep 2008 08:28:41 +0000 11, 2008 at 8:28 am

  7. The red really makes it. Is that a scrapbooking flower?

    Carol

    thUTCp30UTC09bUTCSat, 06 Sep 2008 23:01:12 +0000 11, 2008 at 11:01 pm

  8. Yes I’m a dork!! I’ve just read it’s a scrapbooking flower. How did you do the white print on black?

    Carol

    thUTCp30UTC09bUTCSat, 06 Sep 2008 23:04:52 +0000 11, 2008 at 11:04 pm

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