How to Pick Wedding Invitations
If you recently have become engaged, and haven’t already, start planning your wedding stationary. Getting sloppy, uninspired invitations out at the last minute can drastically decrease your attendance, so move invitations to the top of your list and get them over with!
You want your wedding invitations to tell your guests a little about the style of the wedding and what your colors will be. They should also be told the date, time, location, and formality of your wedding.
Deciding between the ocean of choices when it comes to wedding invitations should involve more than just picking stock cards and paper. You want to ensure that your wedding invitations not only reflect the style of your wedding and something you truly enjoy looking at, and also that they tell your future guests everything they need to know to attend your big day and have a great time. There are many reasons for stationary in the wedding planning process, including: Save the Date, Invitations, RSVP’s, and Thank You cards. It is a good idea to have these all done in the same style.
There are some other important things you need to look at when deciding on stationary.
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1. How Formal Will Your Wedding Be?
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If you want your wedding to be a formal event, you should probably follow the common practices for etiquette in design. These practices usually involve engraved text on a light card with black text. But just because these are the norms, you are not bound to have the same invitation as everyone else just because you want people to show up in suits instead of jeans.
Let’s say you and your fiance don’t care about formality and just want something that looks great. A semi formal or casual wedding invitation can open up an entire world of possibilities for design. Your stationary could be styled with pictures, colors, and distinctive folding.
2. What Colors Are You Using?
Incorporating the colors you decide on is easy today.
If you and your fiance decide to have a themed wedding, it is a good idea to have that them reflected in your wedding stationary to let your guests know.
2. What’s the Season?
Having a summer wedding?Try some floral accents!
Getting married in the winter? How about a snow themed invitation?
Despite all of these tips, the most essential part of picking your wedding stationary is that you and your fiance love them. If you don’t like them, and they don’t reflect your style as a newly engaged couple, your guests will be able to sense it. One other way to save money and ensure that you both love the stationary is to design it yourself. This has been made easier by design websites on the Internet, but still might prove more stressful than just hiring a professional to help you through the process.
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