Wedding invitations are the first part of your wedding, and they will represent the beginning of your new married life. You can make inexpensive wedding invitations using cupcake liners, and this article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on creating an inexpensive homemade wedding invitation.
For this homemade wedding invitation, you will need a few inexpensive items. You will need cupcake liners. You can use white cupcake liners, but you can also choose other colors that relate to your wedding theme if you like, and there is a large selection of cupcake liners available. You will also need cardstock, a printer, fishing line, glue, scissor, and inexpensive small pearls or beads.
Start this homemade wedding invitation by using an invitation template on your computer. Many writing programs have a large variety of templates you can use, and all you have to do is fill in the details. Print the invitations out onto the card stock, and allow the ink to set. You do not want to work with wet ink because you might smear it, and you will have to start over.
When the printed invite section is done you can add the homemade details that will make these inexpensive wedding invitations special. Start by stacking a few cupcake liners on top of each other. Cut a few small slits into the sides of the cupcake liners to create petals; also poke a small hole in the middle of the cupcake liner.
Cut a few pieces of fishing line a couple of inches long, and glue the beads to the end of them. Allow the beads to dry, and when they have dried inset the other end of the fishing line into the hole in the cupcake liner. Add a few drops of glue to secure this in place, and pinch the hole of the cupcake liner. Scrunch the cupcake liner to add the look of a flower in bloom and allow the flower to dry.
You can make as many flowers as you would like to use, and feel free to make flowers of varying sizes using different sized cupcake liners. When you have made many flowers it is time to decorate your wedding invitation with these inexpensive details. You can use a single bloom in the bottom center of the invitation, or you can glue a few flowers to the corner like a border. Feel free to experiment with a few ideas before you glue the flowers in place. If you like more than one idea make a couple of different kinds of these inexpensive wedding invitations.
These wedding invitations are inexpensive and easy to make, and they will allow you to show your creativity.