They’re modern, they’re stylish, and they hold oh so much information in one neat, organized wrap. They’re pocket fold wedding invitations, and in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make one of your own!
The featured invitation was designed with a contemporary wedding in mind. A black pocket fold contrasts sharply against crisp white linen cards printed with modern, off-center text. Bold, bright pink accents complement the floral pink, gray, and black hand-lined envelope, bringing the whole ensemble together.
This invitation looks sharp, is easy to customize, and is surprisingly easy to assemble, so read on!
Materials Used for Pocket Fold Invitation
Envelopes – Color Ebenum Black
- Mailing: 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 (A7) Envelope
- Response: 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 (A4) Envelope
5×7 Portrait Pocket Fold – Ebenum Black
Pre-Cut Cards – Arctic White Linen (80lb Card Stock)
Invitation Card – 4 7/8 x 6 7/8
Pocket Insert Cards:
- Reception – 4 3/4 x 6 5/8
- Direction – 4 3/4 x 5 5/8
- Additional Info – 4 3/4 x 4 5/8
- Response Card – 3 1/2 x 4 7/8 (A4)
Patterned Envelope Lining Paper
Deja Views (Sweet Romance) 12 x 12 scrapbook paper (Michael’s)*
*All other materials for this design from LCIPaper.com
(Download also includes instructions for printing custom size cards using your home printer.)
2. Customize Templates
Customize templates for your invitation by typing in your own unique wording and experimenting with different fonts and colors.
The fonts pictured on this invitation are Century Gothic (gray) and Riesling (pink).
3. Print Cards
Using your home printer and the instructions included in the download, print your cards.
4. Adhere Invitation Card to Center Panel of Pocket Fold
Next, adhere your printed invitation card to the center panel of the pocket fold. Any double sided tape or standard glue stick will work for this.
5. Place Insert Cards in Pocket
Arrange cards from tallest (back) to shortest (front) and place inside of the pocket, as shown below.
Place response items behind the three stacked cards.
6. Line Envelopes with Patterned Paper
Next, line your mailing envelopes using a patterned paper your of choice.
How to Line Your Own Envelopes
If you have never lined your own envelopes before, don’t worry. This task is not difficult, just time consuming, and the result is well worth it!
If you have questions about customizing this design for your wedding, get in touch!