So you've decided to make your own invitations. But where to start? These days we find ourselves in the middle of a major crafting revolution. Some are calling it The Craft Movement. Arts and Crafts is becoming increasingly popular, and with this rise in popularity is also a rise in the availability of crafting products! I live in the suburbs and I have several large chain arts and crafts stores, paper crafts stores, and even sewing and quilting stores, all within fairly short driving distance from my house! And the products, they are on the rise as well. Browse the paper crafting aisle of you local arts and crafts stores and most likely you will discover a myriad of new and different products to achieve new and different results in your paper crafting projects.
For those of you who are new to papercrafts and cardmaking, but want to explore their options, I want to show you some of the best and most creative ways to make your own invitations. Got a few ideas or themes in your head but not sure how to go about it? Get ready to sit back and hang out for a while. Do some browsing and maybe even take a few notes. I present to you all of the basics, and some not so basic, techniques and crafting supplies for papercrafting and cardmaking.
The BasicsBefore you get started with your handmade invitation project, there are a few tools you should think about having on hand. These are the most basic supplies, but also a very important part of the success of your creative process.
Paper Cutting, Folding, and Scoring - Whether you decide to create your invitations from scratch, or reduce the amount of work you put into your project by using blank cards, inevitably you are going to need a .
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