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to wonder why anyone would spend this much

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candygirl78 Sat 22-Jun-13 16:00:35

On party invites and thank yous. £10 for 8 of each .

faeriefruitcake Sat 22-Jun-13 16:01:21

Then don't spend that much money

Justforlaughs Sat 22-Jun-13 16:02:55

I don't know why anyone would spend that much (possibly wedding invites - can't remember how much we paid for them) but you certainly don't have to, so buy them somewhere else.

MaryMotherOfCheeses Sat 22-Jun-13 16:03:08

Crazy money. Some people have more of it than sense.

usualsuspect Sat 22-Jun-13 16:05:19

What a waste of money.

But each to their own.

MummyMastodon Sat 22-Jun-13 16:05:35

£10 for 16 items? not that crazy?

flowery Sat 22-Jun-13 16:06:13

You can't understand why anyone would pay as much as 63p a card? confused

HighInterestRat Sat 22-Jun-13 16:11:00

Just for a regular party? That is quite a lot.

This coming from the woman who wanted to send wedding invitations costing £7 each before DH gave me a good shake until my head was dislodged from my arse. grin

They were beautiful though.

candygirl78 Sat 22-Jun-13 16:25:51

I just didn't realise they cost that much. These are for sale on a facebook general sellers page so in effect they are 2nd hand although unopened of course.

WeAreEternal Sat 22-Jun-13 16:44:31

I paid £45 for 30 invatations for DS's party, I don't think it's UR at all. It is a personal choice.

isitsnowingyet Sat 22-Jun-13 16:47:26

Depends how nice they are....

Bunbaker Sat 22-Jun-13 16:48:15

I always do mine on the laptop.

DoJo Sat 22-Jun-13 16:48:56

People spend much more - it doesn't seem particularly excessive to me although I wouldn't spend that much.

ParadiseChick Sat 22-Jun-13 16:49:21

You could spend fuck all or £12 an invite. Who cares?

IsThisAGoodIdea Sat 22-Jun-13 16:50:59

I would, if I really liked them. I spent a couple of quid on each of my DS's christening invitations. It was a special occasion, they were beautiful and the £40 it set me back did not leave us short.

JaquelineHyde Sat 22-Jun-13 16:55:01

What kind of invites are they?

If they are bog standard invites that you buy in a pack from Sainsbury, then yes, that is crazy.

However, if they are hand made, individually crafted invites then that's actually quite cheap.

Personally, I really couldn't give a toss.

wonderingsoul Sat 22-Jun-13 17:04:38

£45 for 30 invites? where they musical? did they read the invite to you.. did they magically turn into icecream..

im really intrigued to what they looked like.

theodorakisses Sat 22-Jun-13 17:08:01

If you can afford it why not? Hate the competitive element though

candygirl78 Sat 22-Jun-13 17:12:29

They were character ones so not all that special in my opinion.

edwardsmum11 Sat 22-Jun-13 17:14:00

60p ain't that much tbh.

CloudsAndTrees Sat 22-Jun-13 17:49:36

I'm surprised that you are are surprised.

That's nothing for fancy invitations, but it completely depends what these are.

You could post a link to them so we can judge properly. wink

candygirl78 Sat 22-Jun-13 18:00:13

They were just the sort you might get from party people. Quite nice but nothing amazing. Not personalised or specially printed.

marriedinwhiteagain Sat 22-Jun-13 18:14:35

It doesn't sound that outrageous to me but mine ar 18 and 15 now and I remember thinking how expensive the invites were all those years ago. think I always did stingy party bags to make up for it

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Sat 22-Jun-13 19:35:15

Eternal did you really? shock 45 pounds!! For 30 child's party invitations??

Gapes. Why were they special? Were they gorgeous?

LondonBus Sat 22-Jun-13 19:37:29

Because they really like them.

And I sometimes wonder why people send such crappy cheap invitations.

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