Handmade Wedding Invitations with Burlap

Our jaws totally dropped when we saw Jodi and Kurt‘s wedding invitations. Seriously, these may be the most uniquely awesome and labor-intensive invitations we have ever seen! And as such, they deserve their very own post! Here are some of the details from Jodi:

Handmade Wedding Invitations with Burlap

“I knew once we got engaged that I wanted something new and creative for our wedding invitations, something that hasn’t been done before, but also something to reflect the style of our wedding and allow our guests to have a ‘sneak peek’ into the actual day.  We wanted our invites to be personal and completely handmade and really give our guests something special.”

Stack of handmade burlap invites

“We constructed our invitations out of thick board, burlap, twine, and these cute cameos we purchased from PoppyLovesParis on Etsy. Each guest received a different cameo, which will also make another appearance at our wedding in another fun detail.”

stack of handmade wedding invitations made from burlap and twine

multi-colored cameos on burlap wedding invitations

“We glued blue envelopes, purchased from the Paper Source, on the inside of the invitation.  I cut off the flaps of the envelopes then glued strips of doilies on the inside as an extra detail.”

blue inner envelop of burlap wedding invites

“Our inserts were somewhat of a trial, as I had them printed and then coffee-stained, but they unfortunately didn’t turn out how I envisioned, so the inserts were printed on cream paper purchased from the Paper Source.  A special thanks goes out to my friend, Bee, for helping with the wording.”

Standing wedding invite showing doily and insert

“We had Kurt’s brother-in-law, Chris, design our map.”

custom map for inside handmade burlap invitations

RSVP card insert for handmade invitations

green cameo tied with twine to burlap invitation

More burlap wedding invitations on a table outdoors

“We found these kraft mailers that fit our invites perfectly! The labels were made out of vellum paper and then transformed into a sticker using a Xyron machine.  I then used a Martha Stewart edger punch (love her crafts!) to add a little embellishment on each of the addresses.”

kraft mailers with edge punched address labelsbox of kraft envelope wedding invitations

As if these crazy beautiful handmade invites were not enough, Jodi and Kurt also included a DVD with an awesome stop-motion film that they created themselves! It ties in their adorable pie-themed RSVP card.

stop motion DVD for Jodi and Kurt's wedding

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31 comments

  1. Those are the coolest invites I have ever seen. Handmade, I love them even more! Great job!!

  2. Wow, those are amazing! Love it!!!

  3. love these!! great job jodi + kurt!!

  4. WOW these are awesome! So innovative and original! I LOVE!

  5. That is soooo cute!!

  6. WOW! I’m totally impressed. these are amazing and beautiful. so well thought out!

    xx Kirby

  7. These are amazing – the amount of detail and thought that went into making them! They are so original and really perfect little works of art which I for one would definately put on display after they served their purpose of an invite – I love them!

  8. These are so fun and unique! I love them!!

  9. Just perfection! Love everything about this!

  10. WOW – these are amazing and so well thought out!

  11. Love all of this!! Super cute!

  12. What kind of board did you use? I imagine it would have to be thick but thin enough to fold.

  13. This is just too cool. Can’t even imagine how cute the wedding is going to be!

  14. I love all of it! Really curious where they got the kraft mailer. I’ve been looking everywhere and cant find them!

  15. Wow, such a cute idea !!!! I agree, those are the best handmade invitations I’ve seen !

  16. I’m gasping for air..and I am in love!

  17. too bad they are taken…i’m in love.

  18. This is it! I would love to make these for my wedding! Would love to see more of this wedding. Do they have a blog? ow can I reach her?

  19. Nice invitations. Very unique. Nicely done.

  20. I want it for my wedding !!! how much ? please tell me you sell it ! (sorry for my english i am french !)

  21. Can you tell me how much these cost? i am totally in love with them

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