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DIY | Save The Dates With Calendar Stickers

November 03, 2015

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When I created my very first “DIY Instagram Save the Date” project I had absolutely no idea how wild the internet was going to go for them. Because of their popularity, I’ve created not only a second design but also a third and today I’m thrilled to be sharing the fourth! In the beginning they were called Instagram Save the Dates because you had to order the adorable mini-stickers through your IG account… but times have changed and now you can upload any photo that you’d like (from desktop or mobile) making these simply DIY Save the Date Invitations with Calendar Stickers, but you can call them Instagram Save the Date #4 if you’d like. The awesome reason for today’s project is that the creative team over at Canon was curious as to which free download on ST was our most popular and by far – this project is it. So they asked me to create another and I’m happy they did… I think you might be too!

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Get Creative!

I’m sharing 3 different “embellishment” ideas for this project only to get your creative juices flowing. Use any color cardstock, washi tape, twine, and more to customize a Save the Date that is perfect for your unique event! And don’t forget to share them with us using the hashtag: #somethingturquoisediy on Instagram or Twitter!

***Also, I did a live broadcast on Periscope of how easy these are to make – check it out @some_turquoise!

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Order Your Stickers

Visit Social Print Studio, upload and crop a pretty picture of you and your fiancé. The sticker books allow you to add 126 different pictures, so in order to get a book full of just one picture – use the plus sign until it reaches 126. Then order!

Order custom stickers from Social Print Studio

Cut Your Mini Stickers

Once you receive your photo sticker books in the mail, cut as many as you need down to strips of 2. You’ll need one strip for each invitation.

How to make mini-stickers for your Save the Dates

SUPPLIES:

  • Canon PIXMA iP8720 Crafting Printer (omg – it prints 13″ x 19″!)
  • 8.5″ x 11″ or 12″ x 12″ cardstock in 2 colors
  • Social Print Studio Mini-stickers
  • Washi tape, twine or jumbo paper clips
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Glue Dots
  • Colored pen
  • Scissors
  • My FREE download designs below!

***These 5.5″ x 5.5″ square invitations fit perfectly into these 5.75″ x 5.75″ envelopes. Keep in mind mailing square envelopes is more expensive than regular envelopes. I would love to give you a price, but each DIY invitation weight + destination will be different!

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Download + Print

Grab your choice of download at the bottom of this post and print using your home printer. You can also take them to your local print shop if you don’t have a printer… or you can buy this awesome one that I’m using here! The Canon PIXMA iP8720 Crafting Printer… my fav!

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

12″ x 12″

As a DIY bride you need to save time and money. Because we can print 12″ x 12″ with this printer, I’ve designed you a printable that size, meaning you can get 4 invites on one sheet!

There is only 1 “sticker card” sheet and it’s 8.5″ x 11″ – with 8 cards per sheet.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

8.5″ x 11″

If you don’t have access to a 12″ x 12″ printer – I’ve also designed a 8.5″ x 11″ printable for you. Only two invitation cards per sheet.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Cut Your Invitation Cards

Cut each invitation card down to 5.5″ x 5.5″ square, as instructed on the printable.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Cut Your Sticker Cards

Cut each sticker card down to 2.5″ x 4″, as instructed on the printable.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Embellish Your Invite With Washi Tape

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Simply circle or heart your month and date…

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
  1. Cut and wrap each card with a fun piece of washi tape.
  2. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker card and place on top of the washi tape.
  3. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker strip and add to the empty space on the card! It’s that simple!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Embellish Your Invite With Twine

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
  1. Simply circle or heart your month and date.
  2. Cut a strand of twine and wrap it around the card a few times; tie a bow.
  3. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker card and place on top of the twine.
  4. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker strip and add to the empty space on the card! It’s that simple!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Embellish Your Invite With A Jumbo Paper Clip

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
  1. Simply circle or heart your month and date.
  2. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker card and add to the empty space on the card.
  3. Add adhesive to the back of the sticker strip and add to the empty space on the card.
  4. Slip on a jumbo gold paper clip to embellish! ***this does nothing for the card, it’s just cute!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!
DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Optional: Rounded Corners

Looking to further enhance one of these designs? Simply round the corners using a punch like this Corner Chomper.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Save the Date!

These darling stickers are the perfect size for your guests to mark their calendars with!

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

DIY Tutorial Sponsored By:

Canon U.S.A., Inc. prides itself on allowing consumers to create and preserve beautiful imagery, from capture to print. With wireless technology and seamless printing capabilities, you can print your photos and printables with precision and ease.

Canon PIXMA iP8720 Wireless Crafting Printer

Canon U.S.A., Inc., prides itself on allowing consumers to create and preserve beautiful imagery, from capture to print. With wireless technology and seamless printing capabilities, you can print your photos and printables with precision and ease.

DIY Save the Date invitations with custom calendar stickers - free printables!

Grab Your Free Printables:

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Remember to choose to print these PDF’s at “actual size”.

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As with all our DIY tutorials, if you create one of our projects please send us a picture – We Love Seeing Your Creativity! If you use Instagram or Twitter please use the hashtag #SomethingTurquoiseDIY and it will show up on our Get Social page. Happy Crafting!

DIY Tutorial Credits

Photography + DIY Tutorial + Free Downloads: Jen Carreiro of Something Turquoise // Engagement image courtesy of: Shots By Cheyenne // Canon PIXMA iP8720 Wireless Crafting Printer: courtesy of Canon – available at JoAnn // Mini-stickers: courtesy of Social Print Studio // Jumbo gold paper clips: Staples // Gold chevron washi tape: Little B // Gray Twine: Amazon // 8.5″ x 11″ coverweight paper in Luxe Blush and Paper Bag: Paper-Source // 12″ x 12″ paper: Local Scrapbooking Store // Le Pen (in Burgundy, Red, Pink): Amazon // Paper Trimmer: Fiskars // Corner Chomper: Amazon // Free Font Used: Raleway // nail polish: OPI – Withstands the Test of Thyme


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