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Colin and Stacey

Quantity Produced


Production Cost


Production Time

1 week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

11 in 7times; 17 in

Page Count

Paper Stock

Roland Opaque50 50lb Text

Number of Colors

2 Spot (PMS 525 and 877)






With his upcoming wedding in mind, Colin decided that the wedding invitation they mailed to their guests needed to be self-mailable — meaning no envelopes. And beautiful, of course. And budget conscious.

So he created a poster that folds into itself creating a self-mailer. A simple postcard was then created for the reply card, which was wrapped inside the invitation to provide further rigidity for mailing.

And with all things DIY, there was a little pain to be endured:

Folding 100 invitations by hand = not so much fun.

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

October 29, 2010


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