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DIY Wedding Invitation Kit from Altenew : a Stamping Kit for Invitations and RSVP Cards

Creating your very own custom wedding invitations just became a lot easier {and fun}. With the Altenew Wedding Invitation Kit you can create 50 wedding invitations and 50 RSVP cards with your very own unique personal style.

This post is sponsored by Altenew and contains affiliate links - I have personally been able to test out this kit and have fallen in love with the idea of layering stamps to create a gorgeous and dimensional floral look.

Creating your very own one-of-a-kind wedding invitations and RSVP cards is fun and easy with the Altenew wedding invitation kit! Whether you are a DIY newbie or a seasoned stamper, you will be able to create your very own unique invitation suite. With this wedding kit and online editor, you can create gorgeous stationery and invitations. On the Altenew web site you can see a video demonstrating how to create the gorgeous looks you see in these photos.

This Wedding Invitation Stamp Kit includes everything you need to create your unique wedding stationery {no two invitations will be the exact same - that is one of the best things about stamping - it puts a very personal touch on each piece}. Inside this kit, you will find:

Painted Flowers Stamp Set
1 medium sized clear block
50 blank invitations and invitation envelopes
50 blank reply cards and 50 outer envelopes
8 small ink pads in various colors
Various layout ideas provided for inspirations
Special online editor to help you design and print your stationery

And, after your wedding invitations and rsvp cards are in the mail - you might like to get a head start on your thank you cards. And, that’s easy with the Altenew Thank You Stamping Kit which pairs perfectly with the Wedding Kit for a more personalized look from the I Do’s to the Thank You’s.

This Thank You Stamp Kit includes everything you will need to create your very own unique cards to thank your guests with:
    Daisy mini stamp set and Many Thanks stamp set
    50 blank Thank You cards and envelopes.
    8 small ink pads in various colors to give you more creative freedom
    Special online editor to help you design and print your stationery

The Perfect Blend Save the Date Card : Free Wedding Invitation Template Download

Today is a fun day as not only am I celebrating my 14th wedding anniversary today, it's also the day my oldest daughter started 4th grade. Lots happening all in one day . . .

In addition to that excitement, I have created a free printable Save the Date template for you that you can download and then bring into your favorite photo editing program {free or paid - think Canva vs. Photoshop}. Once you open the file, you can simple type in your personalized details and print away.

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See the super cute Perfect Blend Personalized Stamp on the top of the Save the Date? It's a self-inking rubber stamp from Holmes Stamp & Sign they created for me. I love it, and it's so easy to use - simply take off the cover, unlock and stamp away. I thought this particular one had the cutest stamp and needed to have a matching Save the Date template created for it. Oh, and if you use coupon code BRENDA at checkout - you can save 10% on your order from Holmes Stamp & Sign. The printable template comes with the coffee stain and the "Save the date" type already in place. You simply add your stamp to the top and add in the personalized type of your choice. The featured font for "Save the date" is called Mustache and can be found here.

Save 10% on wedding stamps with code BRENDA

Love the font used in this Save the date card template for "The Perfect Blend"? You can purchase the Mustache font here for just $15.

How to Create Whimsical Wedding Stationery with a Personalized Portrait Creator

With the help of Creative Market and the talents of Lisa Glanz, you can now easily create a super adorable wedding portrait of the bride and groom for your wedding stationery or even your bridesmaids for the perfect personalized gift. And, if you’re a professional - why not create a whimsical self-portrait of yourself for your social media avatars or even your site’s about page? Another fun idea is to create a fun portrait of yourself after the wedding for your wedding thank you cards and then you can include a real photo inside to surprise your recipients with.

In this Personalized Portrait Creator kit - the options are endless as there are over 120 patterns which are perfect for the portrait outfits or simply to use as a background. And then there’s even 120 floral elements to use anyway you wish.

What color hair and style will your portrait have?

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Creative Wedding DIY Ideas for Brides, Designers and Photographers

Spring is here which means it's officially wedding season and for the next few days you can grab an amazing bundle of design resources to let your imagination run wild.

This gigantic bundle is the must-have DIY package for invitation designers, creative brides and even photographers. In this package, you will find layer styles, vectors, watercolor elements, brushes, patterns, mockups, templates, actions, Lightroom presets, photo overlays, and more. All of this is just $39 {that's a savings of 99% if each part of the bundle was purchased separately}.

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Bundle of Graphics - The Savings End In . . .


This Design + Photography deal is a must-have for you if . . .

• You're a Creative Bride looking to DIY your Save the Dates, Invitations or the fun paper extras
• You're a photographer and want to offer Save the Dates / Engagement Cards in your packages
• You're an Invitation Designer looking to expand your library of graphics
• You're a web designer in the wedding industry and want fun graphics to include in your designs
• You're a designer and need mock-ups to showcase your designs in frames
• You're a creative person that loves to have extra designs on hand for when the design urge strikes

Don't Forget - this amazing $39 Design Bundle Ends Soon

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Garden Rose Wedding Inspiration + a Printable Invitation Suite

Since weddings and roses are often paired together, you will love this new 15-piece Garden Rose Wedding Stationery template bundle collection from Download & Print that celebrates elegant cottage roses. There's 4 colors to select from . . . rose pink, cornflower blue, purple and lemon yellow.

With the coordinated stationery from Download & Print, you can easily add small details to your wedding. You can choose from 15 coordinated printables to bring a rose garden theme throughout your entire wedding celebration without a hefty price tag. Special printables include ceremony programs, personalized place cards, accommodation cards, seating charts, and more. You can download each piece individually or in bundles to give you the flexibility to download just what you need.

Want a high-end look to your printable wedding invitation for low cost? Simply print the wedding stationery on crisp white paper and select colorful envelopes to bring a "pop" of color and a fun surprise to the mailboxes of your guests.

And, now, if you are looking for some handmade garden wedding inspiration - here's a Garden Rose Wedding Treasury I have put together . . . simply click here to see + shop these items

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