DIY Inspiration: Make Your Own Scratch Off Save the Dates

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  • July 13, 2011

(or RSVP cards … or invitations!)

I saw this awesome idea online via Pinterest, and I just thought it was too good not to share! What a fun, creative, and unique idea for a DIY Save the Date or you could have a ton of fun with this for your RSVP cards in your wedding invitations as well!

The tutorial seems really easy too! Enjoy!

[seen originally on How About Orange blog via Martha Stewart]


  • Ink-jet and laser printer
  • 8 1/2-by-11-inch card stock in white or cream (you will print 2 cards per sheet)
  • Craft knife and metal ruler
  • Metallic acrylic paint (we used Golden Artist Colors acrylic paint in iridescent silver, $4.75,
  • Liquid dish soap
  • 1/4-inch-wide watercolor brush
  • A7 envelopes (5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches)
  • Pennies

For the step-by-step instructions, click on over to Martha’s website. If you end up using this idea ~ let us know! I would LOVE to share some “real live” examples of this fun idea!

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