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Aargh, party invititaion nightmare, ink not drying!

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AllBuggiedOut Fri 10-Jul-09 07:36:14

Can anyone help? I've made Willy Wonka golden ticket invitations for DS1's birthday party, wanted to give them out today but the ink hasn't dried. I printed them last night on my normal ink printer onto shiny gold card. Is there anything I can do to make the ink dry? Or do I need to rethink and start again? Any advice welcome, thanks!

GentleOtter Fri 10-Jul-09 07:37:58

Spray them with hairspray or 3M fixative?

AllBuggiedOut Fri 10-Jul-09 07:44:10

Could try hairspray as I have some of that - have you tried it? Don't have any spare card so nervous of making mistakes!

GentleOtter Fri 10-Jul-09 08:27:44

Have you got any similar type of card around the house? Sometimes bathroomy stuff comes in the shiney gold card. You could test a small blob or ink then try spraying it with hairspray or some pva glue in a plant sprayer?

GentleOtter Fri 10-Jul-09 08:40:17

found this - Perhaps you would be better reprinting the info on a plain paper then glueing it on to the card. Have you got any clear sheets (the stuff for overhead projector type of thing that would take printing ink)?

ItsAllaBitNoisy Fri 10-Jul-09 08:43:00

Laminate them.

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