Archive of ‘DIY’ category


The difference between reactive foil and hot foil stamping

We all love foil, but what goes on behind the scenes to create a beautifully foiled invitation? There are two methods I’m going to discuss here: Reactive Foil vs Hot Foil Stamping. Below is a table, summarising the pros and cons of each foil method, then I’ll go into the details of how each method works. […] Read more…

NEW Style F Pockets no more envelopes

Style F Pockets – No more envelopes!

Envelopes are now a thing of the past with these awesome new Style “F” pockets!   They are available in over 60 colours and come in two sizes: 120mm x 180mm (only requires 1 postage stamp) and 145mm x 220mm (requires 2 postage stamps). If you still want to put these in an envelope, then […] Read more…

Lava Stationery How to Assemble Invitation Boxes without Glue

How to assemble invitation boxes + Rigid vs Soft Invitation Boxes

Have you ever tried to stuff an invitation, (embellished with a gorgeous flower, feather or brooch) into an envelope and realised that the envelope has warped / it just won’t close or the invitation won’t even fit? For bulky invitations, invitation boxes are a MUST. Invitation boxes are also great for protecting your invitation if you are […] Read more…

Lava Stationery Indie Handmade Deckled Edge Paper

NEW Paper Range – Indie Handmade

All I can say is WOW. This new Indie handmade paper range in Dover White is taking the invitation industry by storm. It’s available for order here:  I have seen so many beautiful creations and inspirational images on social media over the last few weeks with the introduction of this new stock and I’d […] Read more…

Lava Stationery New Paper Range Bloom

NEW Paper Range – Bloom

It’s time to make way for a new colour range that has just hit the web site. Let me welcome “Bloom,” a beautiful premium grade paper stock in a range of modern colours from pastel to vivid shades. It also comes with envelopes available in all colours. It’s available to order here now: The colours […] Read more…

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