Invitation Paper and Embelllishments

A complete list of premium wedding invitation paper and invitation supplies needed to create your own DIY announcements. Select from four invitation material components:

  1. Heavyweight cardstock for invitation background
  2. Translucent vellum or white overlay, print using our free Microsoft Word invitation overlay template
  3. Unique embellishments invitation materials to add texture and dimension
  4. Envelopes plus tools, adhesives, vintage clip art to use for printing on the overlay

Click for instructions on how to make invitations using our invitation supplies with video tutorials.

1. Wedding Invitation Paper – 5×7 Cardstock

Premium heavyweight wedding paper cards available in a variety of the colors, patterns and textured cardstock. Blank invitation cards are 5.125″x7″ and are pre-cut to fit in A7 invitation envelopes. They are generally too thick to print on directly using most printers and require an opaque or translucent overlay to print on, sold separately. Click on any cardstock for detailed information:

2. Wedding Invitation Paper – Printable Overlays

Our blank invitation overlays are inkjet/laser/copier compatible. The 4.25″x5.5″ overlays are sold uncut in standard 8.5×11 sheets for ease of printing using our free wedding invitation template for Word. Use our vintage clip art invitation supplies to enhance your design. After printing you will need a paper trimmer to cut the sheets. Order one overlay per invitation, we will calculate and send the correct number of sheets, for example if you order 25 overlays, we will send (7) 8.5×11 sheets. Click on any item for detailed information:

3. Add Invitation Embellishments

Our unique wedding invitation supplies include embellishments  used to personalize and to add unexpected texture and interest. Select from our extensive collection of distinctive adornments including decorative brads, embossed paper flowers, metal charms, lokta, metallic cording, glass beads, skeleton leaves, ribbon, fine paper sashes, silk flowers, feathers or tassels. Click on any embellishment for detailed information.

Decorative Brads

Our chic brad invitations feature decorative brad embellishments, used to fasten the overlay to the background card. Brad paper fasteners are easy to use and require a micro hole punch to make a hole in the cards, sold separately.

Embossed Paper Petals

Our embossed paper petals are used with crystal jewel brads (sold separately) to fasten the wedding invitation overlay to the background card: a micro hole punch is used to make holes the brad tab is fed through the holes then the tabs are spread in back to attach.

Metal Charms

Our keepsake metal charms embellishment are used to personalize and embellish our charm wedding invitations and more. Charms can be attached using our mini brads, wire or metallic cord, sold separately.

Lokta Cord and Metallic Silver Cording

Our metallic cording is used to create cord invitation by wrapping cording around the background card and overlay, metallic cording can also be strung with metals charms or sparkling glass beads, for a glam, ultra-luxe look. For a natural look, our twisted lokta cording is wrapped around the invitation then the ends are unwound to create a leaf shape to beautifully embellish your wedding invitations.

Glass Beads

Our exclusive bead invitations using glass beads strung on silver metallic cording, sold separately, that is wrapped around the background card and overlay, Glass beads require a foam protector sheet for mailing, sold separately.

Ribbon Invitation Supplies

Our satin, grosgrain and jacquard ribbon is used for wrapping around invitations, layered over a fine unryu paper sash or lace. The sheer chiffon ribbon is typically used bow to tie the paper to the background card, which requires a micro hole punch, sold separately.

Fine Paper Sashes

Our exclusinve invitation supplies include gorgeous pre-cut strips of fine paper are used for our sash invitations by wrapping them around the invitations. Sashes are made from exquisite papers from around the world, they are approximately 1.4″x11″. Fasten sashes with glue dots, sold separately.

Miniature Silk Flowers, Tassels & Feather Invitation Supplies

Our miniature flower embellishments are crush proof and used to attach the overlay to the background card. Our silky rayon tassels are approximately 1 1/2″ with a 4″ braided loop and are also used to attach the overlay to the background card. Our magical white marabou feathers are attached using a crystal brad, sold separately. Use a micro hole punch to fasten flower wire to cards, sold separately.

4. Add Envelopes, Liners and Labels

Our invitation envelopes are made from 100% recycled 80# text weight (typical envelopes are a thinner 70#). We highly recommend hand writing the guest’s addresses, instead of computer labels, for a personal touch. Before stamping, bring a sample of the completed invitations to the post office to determine the correct postage.

Tools and Adhesive Invitation Supplies

Tools for DIY invitations including paper trimmer, micro hole punch, glue dots and glue sticks.

Vintage Clip Art to Print on Wedding Invitation Paper

Our invitation supplies include permission-free books of vintage clip art for wedding invitations and special events with CD containing  scanned images at 600dpi and saved in six formats: bmp, eps, gif, jpeg, pict and tif. For a consistent look, print on the wedding invitation paper, program, favor labels and place cards.

Reply Cards

Invitation supplies include reply cards which are available pre-printed or blank cover stock to make your own. Our white pre-printed 3.5×5 inch cards can be used as a postcard or used with our reply envelopes (sold separately). Printed as shown on 80# heavyweight cover made from 100% post consumer fibers, PCF, acid free. Please note wording cannot be changed with these cards, they are printed and ready to ship (if you would like different wording, you can create your own reply cards with our blank sage or white cover stock).