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How to Make Remarkable Invitations for a Denim & Diamonds Dinner

Greetings to you, my treasured blog followers!

In the days to come I am going to share with you "How to Host a Denim and Diamonds Dinner".  I will travel through the process with you and I hope you will enjoy the journey as much as I enjoyed mapping out our trip.

After deciding who to  invite to your party, it builds anticipation (and supplies rare regrets) to construct and send "remarkable" invitations.  I perused the pages of Pinterest to obtain clever ideas for this endeavor, however, I wasn't impressed with any of the ones I could actually construct.  So, I put on my thinking cap and ventured over  to one of my favorite purchasing establishments, Hobby Lobby.  There I discovered (by mistake) what I am about to show you.

Tip:  Some of the best things in life have come to be as a result of a mistake!

I found the most ideal 5' X 7" dark blue paper with a look of threads through it. Then I saw what I thought were  burlap colored envelopes with a uniquely cut edge.  I was excited to get them home and start printing and constructing these enticements.  

I designed the words I desired onto a burlap colored paper that I had handy.  I love it for men's stationery.  I place four invites on each sheet and printed them out in a matching blue.  Here's what they look like:
I featured "Diamond Inlay" font for the large print, and "Diamond Dust" font for the script.

Here's what it looks like, ready to mail. 

My mistake was, I thought the brown  burlap folded paper was an envelope!  When I opened them, I found  that they were cards.  Oh my, take them back or make Limonata?!  I decided to make Limonata.  See what I did next.

I positioned the printed card atop the blue cards with a glue stick.  Then I started the tedious task of positioning the itsy bitsy teeny tiny strip of sequins around the border that brought just the exact look I wanted. A hole was cut to show off the twine and rectangular diamond rhinestone.  It was just the look I desired. Be still my heart! What do you think? 

Here's a close up.

Now, for the finishing touch, the envelope

Upon the envelope the name was printed in the "Diamond Inlay" font.  Applied to the top of the name was a coat of silver glitter nail polish, and those tiny sequins were added on the diamond points on the font. I was thrilled with  how they turned out! Can see the glittery look atop the denim colored print? They glowed!

I was able to view two people  opening their invitation and they were "delighted".  Yay!  Mission accomplished.   

Stay tuned for Denim and Diamond party favors you can make for your guests. 


  1. What a lovely idea. Who would combine diamonds and denim for a lovely gathering of friends? YOU! Looking forward to seeing more!

  2. Dee, you are my faithful responder and I LOVE it! Your comments make my day.

  3. You put a lot of creativity and thought into making your guests feel special from start to finish.

  4. Thank you for acknowledging that Sue! It seems to be a calling. Stay tuned. The tablescape is one of the prettiest I've ever done. I love making people feel blessed. 😊

  5. Debbie - another spectacular creation and I'm very sure that your next blog post will leave us wanting to be as creative and loving as you are. Pam