Wedding invitations are a good way to set the scene for your guests giving them an idea of what to expect when they attend your wedding. Due to this reason your invitations are something that should not be overlooked. When you are planning your event you are best using a unified theme across the board so try to look at the whole picture.
The time of the year can play a big role when it comes to designing your invitations, if you are designing your own you are best off looking at some of the examples available in either a local craft store or online to see what’s popular and to give you some inspiration. Some sites will let you download templates so that you can customize and print them off at home making the job much easier and quicker.
Tips To Choose Fall Wedding Invitations
Consider Colors and Designs
A great resource is to visit the websites with free templates. It is because many of these sites will categorize their templates and there will be categories that are season specific. You will certainly find the category of autumn wedding invitations. Browse the internet for things that are related to fall which you may want to include on your invitations. Yet, you should always keep in mind that you do not have to follow the crowd. It’s your wedding after all.
Choose the right colors
If you are having your big day during the fall season, colors that are earthy and natural tend to fit well. There are in fact some common fall colors. These colors include orange, deep red, gold and so on. You can choose one of the colors as the primary color and use other colors to help decorate the invitation. Combining two to three different colors can make your invitation richer in terms of the visual effect.
Choose a picture
You can also choose a picture and put it in your invitation. Leaves are something always seen when it comes to this kind of invitation cards. You can also consider this idea. Pictures of a woodland or forest during the fall are also popular choices. Of course you can search for a photo of fall leaves and print it. Alternatively, if you do not need to make it too literal, you can have some abstract drawings of leaves so that you can make the card more interesting. You can also think about the shape of the card. Making the card in the shape of a leaf will be perfect for your autumn wedding.
Additional Elements To The Invitations
Don’t forget that you can add additional characteristics of your fall themed wedding cards to make them extra special and personalized such as ribbons and an embossed stamp. It will be even more interesting if the elements are related to your fall theme. For example, you can add dry leaves to the cards. That would fit with the fall theme perfectly. You can also consider use a beautiful fall leaf as a stamp and print the “leaf pattern” on the invitations. Don’t be afraid to be creative. Think outside the box and add your own personal touch to your invitation cards.
Fall Wedding Invitation Wording
The fall wedding invitation wording can be decided on your personal preference. Sit down with your partner and decide what you want your message to be. You could try adding a poem related to the fall to keep the theme consistent. You can put phrases like “In the season of red and brown leaves, we decide to get married”. This can even make your card more romantic. Just make sure that you check it for spelling mistakes before you print all of your invitations off.
Depending how far you have planned your wedding ahead, you should also consider the color scheme you have chosen for your fall themed centerpieces, flowers, cake and other decorations when you are creating the fall wedding invitations!