Birch Wood Wedding Invite

Set the perfect tone for your wedding day with a custom design printed on wood paper. Printing on wood paper is so easy. Our wood paper will feed through most home printers. Our Wood paper can also be ordered in bulk and sent to your local printer for mass production.

This floral wedding invite is printed on Birch Wood paper. Pair with a companion matching Birch Wood Envelope and start off making a fabulous impression!

Rustic Wood Wedding invites

Wedding season is upon us! Are you looking for a wedding invitation for your rustic themed wedding? Consider using Wood Paper and Envelopes to introduce your rustic wedding theme to invitees. Our Wood paper runs through most printers making it a perfect choice for creating custom invites. You can order wood paper in bulk and print yourself, or send to a custom printer. We offer wood envelopes in 5 sizes; 4Bar, A2, A7, A6 and 5 x 5, — sizes for any need.

Check back in the coming weeks for more wedding inspiration using ETC Papers Wood Paper and Envelopes.

 

 

Wood Holiday Projects

Are you working on any holiday projects? We’ve been tackling holiday projects for a few weeks now. We are excited to show you a few projects made with  Wood and Darice tools. Darice has great embossing folders and dies for the holidays that are perfect for all types of projects. We love the look of embossed Wood.

Supplies for HO HO HO Decor: Cherry Wood Sheet,  Birch Wood Sheet, Cherry Wood Tape,
Darice® Santa & Reindeer Die, Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies, Darice® Embossing Folder Snowflake Border, Ho Ho Ho wood cut file, Big Shot®, electronic cutter, scissors, chipboard, corner round punch, rhinestone embellishment and foam tape adhesive.

Instructions for the HO HO HO Decor:

1. Cut a piece of Birch Wood to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Mount to chipboard. Punch all four corners with a corner round punch.

2. Emboss each end of the Birch wood using the Darice® Snowflake Border embossing folder and a Big Shot®. Flip the embossing folder in opposite directions to achieve the ‘frame’ look.

3. Cut out a piece of Cherry wood using the Santa Sleigh die from Darice® and a Big Shot®. Adhere to the front of the Birch wood using foam tape adhesive.

4. Cut a piece of Cherry Wood tape to 7 inches. Flag each end of the tape. Remove adhesive liner and adhere to Birch wood sheet. See photo example for placement.

5. Cut out a piece of Birch wood using the middle snowflake die from Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies and a Big Shot®. Adhere to the top right of the Birch wood.

6.  Ahdere a rhinestone embellishment in the center of the Birch snowflake.

7. Type set HO HO HO and cut the design in Birch wood using an electronic cutter.  Adhere the HO HO HO to the Cherry wood tape banner.

Supplies for Season’s Greetings card: Cherry Wood Sheet, Birch Wood Sheet,  Birch Wood Tape, Darice® Ornate Circle Dies, Darice® Curved Rectangle Dies, Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies, Darice® Embossing Folder Snowflakes, light blue card stock, Season’s Greetings Stamp, White craft ink, Big Shot®, scissors and foam tape adhesive.

Instructions for Season’s Greetings card:

1. Cut a piece of light blue card stock to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold in half for your card base.

2. Emboss the card front using the Darice® Snowflakes embossing folder and a Big Shot®.

3. Cut out a piece of Cherry wood using the largest die from Darice® Ornate Circle Dies and a Big Shot®. Adhere to the card front.

4. Cut a piece of Birch Wood tape to 5-1/2″. Emboss the wood tape using the Darice® Snowflakes embossing folder and a Big Shot®. Remove adhesive liner and adhere to middle of card. See photo example for placement.

5. Cut out a piece of Birch wood using the middle die from Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies and a Big Shot®. Adhere to the card front with foam adhesive.

6.  Stamp the ‘Season’s Greetings’ message in white ink onto a piece of Cherry wood. Cut out using the smallest die from Darice® Curved Rectangle Dies and a Big Shot®. Adhere to card front.

Supplies for Three Snowmen card: Birch Wood Sheet, Cherry Wood Tape, Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies, Darice® Embossing Folder Three Snowmen, Big Shot®, holiday image transfers, scissors, red card stock, rhinestone embellishment, hot glue and glue gun and foam tape adhesive.

Instructions for Three Snowmen card:

1. Cut a piece of red card stock to 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.

2. Cut a piece of Birch wood to 5-1/4″ x 4″.

3. Emboss the Birch wood using the Darice® Three Snowmen embossing folder and a Big Shot®.  Note the orientation of the die on the Birch Wood and leave 1″ of empty space at the bottom. See sample photo.

4. Mount the embossed Birch wood sheet to the piece of red card stock.

5. Cut a piece of Cherry Wood tape to 7″. Flag each end of the tape. Roll fold the tape on the left end to achieve a banner look. Tack the roll fold down with hot glue. Remove adhesive liner and adhere tape to the bottom of the Birch wood card. See photo example for placement.

6. Cut out a piece of Birch wood using the middle snowflake die from Darice® Assorted Snowflake Dies and a Big Shot®. Adhere to center of Cherry wood tape.

7. Adhere a rhinestone embellishment in the center of the Birch wood snowflake.

8. Using a rub on transfer, apply a holiday phrase onto the Cherry wood tape.

Faux Watercolor on Real Wood

Check out these gorgeous wood prints! Think of all the amazing things you could do with Real Wood!

 

This project looks like we spent a serious amount of time and effort to watercolor a bouquet of flowers onto Birch wood. This design has simply been printed with a regular ink jet printer onto a sheet of Birch Wood paper. We loved the result so much we decided to create a set of gift note cards. These printed wood note cards paired with Wood envelopes will make great gifts.

Supplies for printed wood note cards: 8.5″ x 11″  Birch Wood paper, 4bar Birch Wood envelopes, Inkjet printer, Bouquet art file, Big Shot and label die shape.

Instructions for printed wood note cards:

1. Download Bouquet art file.

2. Size art file down to 4″x 5″ and add a typeset ‘Thank You’ in a design program. Arrange four of your designs onto an 8.5″ x 11″ canvas size. Print onto an 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of Birch wood.

3. Using a label die and the Big Shot, cut out four cards. Note these are flat cards with no fold.

4. Pair with four 4bar Birch Wood Envelopes to create a 4 note card gift set.

Real Cherry Wood Envelope and Card

We are so in love with our new Wood Envelopes! We created this vintage style card to match and fit inside a Cherry A6 Envelope. Wood Envelopes mail with regular postage unless your card adds dimension. (Our card includes an actual vintage key … check with your local post office if your card is thicker, like ours is, to be sure you have the correct postage.)

Remember you can also purchase our envelopes with a flat notecard. Either option is a perfect companion for card making.

NEW! Real Wood Envelopes

We are so excited to introduce an awesome new product in our Wood line. Wood envelopes! These envelopes are available in Cherry Wood and Birch WoodWood envelopes come in 5 sizes: 4Bar, A2, A6, A7, and 5×5. Wood envelopes can be purchased in bulk, packs of 5 envelopes and packs of 5 envelopes and flat notecards. The best part is that these envelopes can be mailed through the USPS at regular postage rates (except for the 5×5 square)!

Wood envelopes are impressive from first glance! We introduced these envelopes at the National Stationery Show and received rave reviews. Everyone was amazed at the quality and how clean the folded Real Wood paper converted into an envelope.

You can see these Wood envelopes in person at the SPC Mixed Media Show at the Salt Palace this week (July 28th- July 30th) in Salt Lake City. Stop by our booth (#97) and say hi! Or contact us today to request product pricing.

You can create matching cards with our Wood paper like we’ve shown here with the Birch Thank you card. Simply print your messaging onto a sheet of Wood paper and cut to the preferred envelope size. This Thank You card fits in the 5×5 Birch envelope.

We’ve also added an Envelope & Flat Notecard pack in the same 5 sizes. If you choose our notecard option, the flat notecard included with the envelopes are made from 100# cover cardstock in either kraft or vanilla. Kraft is included with all Cherry Wood envelopes and vanilla is included with the Birch Wood envelopes. The card stock matches the envelope lining. We dressed up this kraft 4Bar notecard, included in the Cherry envelope and notecard pack, with matching Cherry wood tape and paper embellishments.

 

Create Custom Real Wood Embellishments

Love to use wood embellishments on your crafty projects? Create your own custom Wood embellishments in any shape, size or color. We created this Wood smile embellishment for a card and tag using the Smile die from Simon Says Stamp. Our Wood sheets cut so cleanly using wafer dies. Want to add a little color to Wood? You can stain, paint, tint or mist Wood with a variety of inks and paints.

Supplies for Wood Smile card and tag: Birch Wood adhesive backed paper, purple cardstock, purple stamp ink, ink dauber, Smile die, medium dot line die, tag die, manual die cut machine, canvas twine, foam adhesive and scissors.

Instructions for creating the Wood Smile Card:

1. Cut purple cardstock to 8.5″ x 5.5″. Score and fold in half for card base.

2. Cut a piece of Birch wood adhesive backed paper to 4″ x 5.25″. Remove adhesive liner and center mount the Birch Wood to card front.

3. Cut a piece of Birch wood adhesive backed paper to 4″ x 1″. Run through a manual die cut system with a medium dot line die.

4. Mount medium dot line Wood piece to a piece of  4″ x .75″ purple cardstock. Mount assembled dot embellishment to card front using foam adhesive. See sample for placement.

5. Apply purple ink color to a piece of 3″ x 4″ Birch Wood using an ink dauber and purple stamp ink.

6. Cut out a large heart (roughly 2″x3″) from purple stained Birch Wood. Center the Smile die in the middle of the purple heart and run through a manual die cut system. Set heart aside for tag project.

7. Adhere purple Smile embellishment to card front. See sample for placement.

Instructions for creating the Birch Wood Smile Tag:

1. Mount a 3″ x 4″ piece of Birch Wood to a 3″ x 4″ piece of purple cardstock.

2. Apply purple stained heart from previous project onto the 3″ x 4″ piece of purple backed Birch Wood.

3. Die cut a tag shape from the 3″ x 4″ piece of purple backed Birch Wood.

4. Cut Birch Wood with the Smile die through a manual die cut system.

5. Center Birch Wood Smile embellishment piece in center circle of purple stained Birch Wood heart and adhere. Note: This gives the look of inlay wood which we think is a really cool look.

6. Tie canvas twine through tag hole.

Wood You Be Mine – Real Wood Valentines

Handmade Valentines are a great way to show someone you care. We created these tongue and cheek Wood Valentines using Cherry and Rustic Cherry Wood sheets and the “wood you be mine” pun.

Supplies for ‘Wood You Be Mine’ Valentines: Rustic Cherry 6×12 Adhesive SheetsCherry 6×12 Adhesive SheetsCherry Wood Tape, scallop notecards and envelopes, electronic die cutter, heart cut file, Valentine rub-on image transfers, flower resin embellishments, white card stock, pink card stock, small heart punch, pearl embellishment, scissors and adhesive.

Instructions for ‘Wood You Be Mine’  Scallop notecard:

1. Using an electronic die cutter and a heart cut file, cut out a large heart from Rustic Cherry Wood Paper.

2. Remove adhesive liner and adhere the Rustic Cherry Wood Paper heart to the front of the scallop circle card.

3. Using scissors or an electronic die cutter, cut a flag shape from Cherry Wood Paper to layer over heart. Remove liner and adhere to heart shape.

4. Transfer a valentine saying or design onto the Cherry Wood Paper flag with a Valentine image transfer or rub-on.

5. Add a Valentine saying. Typeset the phrase “wood you be mine?” and print onto white card stock. Using scissors cut out saying into a hanging flag shape.

6. Adhere “wood you be mine?” phrase to top left corner of the Rustic Cherry Wood Paper heart.

7. Adhere a resin flower embellishment on top of the “wood you be mine?” flag.

8. Duplicate steps 1-8 to create more valentines using different Wood.

Instructions for envelope:

1. Dress up the envelope flap with Cherry Wood Tape and Valentine image transfers. Adhere a 6” strip of Cherry Wood Tape to the envelope flap. Trim off excess edges with scissors.

2. Rub a valentine image from the valentine image transfers onto the piece of Cherry Wood Tape.

3. Punch out a small pink card stock heart using a small heart punch.

4. Adhere a pearl to center of small pink heart.

5. Adhere heart to envelope flap. (Note: if mailing envelope and card through the postal service remove the heart and pearl from envelope flap.)

Add a little more BARC wood to your envelope using our NEW Wood address labels!

Embossing Real Wood – Fall Card

It’s been a while since we shared some card inspiration. This week’s fall card features Cherry and Birch woods. Real Wood embosses amazingly well! You can add more visual dimension to any Real Wood sheet with a little texture embossing. On our Hello Fall card we dry embossed a sheet of Birch wood with a V Striped textured for a stunning result. The three pumpkins on the front of the card are cut from Cherry Wood.

Supplies for the ‘Hello Fall’ card: Birch Wood adhesive sheet, Cherry Wood sheet, brown card stock, white card stock, purple washi tape, yellow washi tape, pumpkin dies, V striped embossing folder, Big Shot, green ink, brown ink, banner stamp, hello fall stamp, foam tape and adhesive.

Instructions for the ‘Hello Fall’ card:

1. Cut a piece of brown card stock to 8.5″ x 5.5″, score and fold in half.

2. Cut a piece of Birch wood adhesive sheet to 4″ x 5.25″. Run through a Big Shot using a V striped embossing folder. Remove adhesive liner and adhere to card front.

3. Tear off 3.5″ strips of washi tape (purple and yellow) and adhere to center of card. Alternate washi tape – purple, yellow, purple.

4. Cut out three Cherry wood pumpkins using pumpkin dies and the Big Shot.

5. Adhere Cherry wood pumpkins to front of card. See example.

6. Stamp banner in green ink onto white card stock.

7. Stamp Hello Fall onto green banner in brown ink.

8. Cut out banner shape and adhere to card using foam tape.

ETC & SOG day 2 – Amazing Card

We are back to show you another fun card featuring Wood and Some Odd Girl products. Contest entry directions are supplied at the end of this post.

Today’s project features a variety of real Wood products; Cherry Wood, Birch Wood and Rustic Birch Wood. It also features ‘Kaylee’ and the ‘Heart’ from the Nutsy Kaylee clear stamp set, the Hearts and Love and the Beautiful, Amazing, Fabulous cuts files from Some Odd Girl. All of the Some Odd Girl products featured throughout the week can be purchased from the SOG shop. Be sure to check out today’s inspiration from SOG here.

Supplies for the ‘Amazing Kaylee’ Card: Cherry Wood Sheet, Birch Wood Sheet, Rustic Birch Wood sheet, Nutsy Kaylee clear stamp set, Hearts and Love cut file, Beautiful, Amazing, Fabulous cuts file, electronic cutter, white card stock, turquoise card stock, paper doily, pom pom trim, Blending markers (shades of turquoise, yellow, brown and skin tones), black ink pad (alcohol ink recommended), pink ink pad, scissors and foam dimensional adhesive.

1. Cut a piece of turquoise card stock to 4-1/4″ x 8-1/2″. Score and fold in half for your card base (4-1/4″x 5-1/2″).

2. Using the Hearts and Love cut file, a sheet of Cherry Wood, and an electronic cutter, cut out the Hearts and Love lattice file. Mount to card base using foam dimsensionals.

3. Fold the white paper doily and tack down onto the lower half of the Cherry Wood Hearts and Love piece.

4. Cut a piece of Rustic Birch Wood to 4-1/4″x 1″. Adhere on top of folded doily.

5. Adhere Pom Pom trim to top of Rustic Birch Wood piece.

6. In black ink, stamp the ‘Kaylee’ from the Nutsy Kaylee clear stamp set onto white card stock. Color with blending markers. Cut out and adhere to right side of card.

7. Stamp the ‘heart’ from the Nutsy Kaylee clear stamp set in pink ink on white card stock. Cut out and adhere to card. See example for placement.

8. Using the Beautiful, Amazing, Fabulous cut file, a sheet of Birch Wood, and an electronic cutter, cut out the ‘amazing’ file. Adhere to front of card. See example for placement.

Win awesome products!

Keep visiting our site all week, and check out the Some Odd Girl blog, and you’ll see what we’ve all done to showcase our products together. Leave comments and tell us what you think, and we’ll have announcements to make next week! One lucky commenter will win $20 to spend at the Some Odd Girl store, and two other commenters will each win an awesome ETC Papers prize pack, consisting of one 12″x24″ adhesive roll and one roll of wood tape (both winner’s choice!) so keep watching, share your thoughts, and have a great week!