Elegant Wedding Invitation
This project courtesy of Fiskars®. 



Fiskars® Elegance Border Punch

Fiskars® Hand Punch - ¼" Flower

Fiskars® 12" Rotary Paper Trimmer for Crafts

Cardstock - periwinkle

Vellum - white with gold flecks

Gold-trimmed ribbon

Computer with printer

Double-stick tape


Design invitation verbage on computer program of your choice, making sure to keep the verbage within a 3¾" x 5" area. Print a test page onto white copy paper. Once you are satisfied with the layout of the verbage, insert vellum paper into printer. Print onto vellum paper. Trim vellum around verbage to measure 3¾" x 5".

Cut a piece of periwinkle cardstock to measure 4" x 6". Using border punch, punch twice along one of the 4" edges. Cut a small piece of double-stick tape and adhere it to the back of the invitation, very close to the top. Center vellum piece onto periwinkle cardstock piece and press to secure.

Near the top of the invitation, punch 2 holes approximately ½" apart using flowers hand punch. Cut a piece of ribbon to measure 5". Thread one end of the ribbon through one flower punch from back to front, then thread same end back through other hole. Cross ribbon ends behind invitation and thread ribbon ends back through flower holes to front. Trim ends of ribbon at an angle. If ribbon lays crooked, adhere to vellum piece using a very small piece of tape.

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