Keep in mind that some of these items I already had in my craft space, and some I purchased specifically for this project. Almost everything can be reused for other projects, and I had leftovers of the paper and envelopes that could possibly come in handy for other wedding crafts. When calculating the total cost and cost per invite, I will only count the materials I had to purchase specifically for this project. All prices are taken from Amazon.com when possible. You may be able to find them cheaper elsewhere.
Materials on hand:
Bosskut Gazelle Digital Cutter - $430
Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine - $72
EK Success Dotto Permanent Adhesive Dispenser - $11
Tombow Mono Permanent Adhesive Dispenser - $6
Quickutz "Rings" Embossing Folder - $6
Xyron XRN510 (5") Creative Station with Permanent Adhesive Cartridge - $34
EK Success Adhesive Remover - $4
Fiskars Rotary Paper Trimmer - $17
Purchased for this project:
Cardstock - 100 pack of 8.5"x11" Stardream 105 lb. Cover in Anthracite (70 sheets remaining) from http://www.envelopemall.com/ - $22
Envelopes - 100 pack of Stardream Metallic A-6 Envelopes in Silver (40 left) from http://www.envelopemall.com/ - $15 (plus $9 shipping for cardstock and envelopes)
Stock Skyline Image - Full Size JPEG (15 mpix) purchased online from pixmac.com - $12.60
Photos - 55 4x6 photos with matte finish from http://www.yorkphoto.com/ - $5 (including shipping)
Stamps - $24.20 for 55 forever stamps
Total Cost of Materials Purchased - $87.80
Cost Per Card (including postage) for 55 cards - $1.60
Wow - that's the first time I've calculated the cost per card, and I'm flippin' floored! You can't even buy a greeting card for that amount, much less buy it and ship it! WoooHooo! Feelin' good, feelin' oh so good...
And now it's your time to spill the beans with ME - so what are your go-to locations (online or brick-and-mortar) for good deals on craft supplies?