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DIY Card Making Ideas and Guides

A Size Guide for Our Card, Envelope and Paper Supplies

Posted by Beth on 26th Jan 2021

A Size Guide for Our Card, Envelope and Paper Supplies
The Paperbox is your one-stop online shop for all your card and paper supplies, from our popular A4 card and paper sheets to card blanks and envelopes — all sourced from our partner paper mills and merchants in the UK and Europe. When choosing paper and card supplies for your DIY cards or event invitations, we know it can be difficult to decide what size of paper to get. With so many size options available, we thought we’d make things...
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Is it Cheaper to Make DIY Wedding Invitations?

Posted by Sophie on 22nd Jan 2021

Is it Cheaper to Make DIY Wedding Invitations?
Let’s face it, weddings can get expensive fast. Between the cost of booking your venue and hiring a caterer, there’s often not much room to splurge on things like save-the-dates and wedding invitations. Fortunately, there are many ways to create lovely wedding invites without breaking the bank. By making cheap DIY wedding invitations, you can take full control of your cards’ design and not have to worry about scrimping on quality. Here are s...
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How to Make Your Save-the-Date Cards

Posted by Sophie on 18th Jan 2021

How to Make Your Save-the-Date Cards
You’ve finally settled on a wedding date and might have a venue booked for your Big Day. Now you’ll need to tell your guests the big news. Sending out save-the-date cards is a time-honoured tradition that’s part of the fun of organising a wedding. Save-the-dates give your guests a preview of what to expect from your special day — so it’s important to get things right. If you’re planning your save-the-date cards but you’re not sure how to g...
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What Paper or Card Thickness (GSM) Should You Choose?

Posted by Beth on 13th Jan 2021

What Paper or Card Thickness (GSM) Should You Choose?
When choosing paper or cardstock, most people will go straight to colour and finish — after all, these are the first things they see. However, it’s just as important to consider paper weight, which is a big part of the look and feel of your wedding invitations, greeting cards, and other crafting projects. The right weight can create your desired first impression, whether you’re making DIY wedding invites, professional business cards, or greeti...
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Wedding Invitation Wording: What Should You Write in Your Wedding Invites?

Posted by Sophie on 5th Jan 2021

Wedding Invitation Wording: What Should You Write in Your Wedding Invites?
Whatever your DIY wedding stationery’s theme or style might be, you’ll need to send out word-perfect wedding invitations to your guests. Design and style ultimately boil down to preference as there are no hard and fast rules for things like colour schemes, graphics, and other visual elements in your invites. But proper grammar and accuracy? These are non-negotiable — you either get it right or you don’t. If you’re planning a wedding, your...
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