7 Tips To Make Your Own Wedding Invitations


Weddings are one of the momentous events in a woman’s life. Some women only get to be married once. Others may have the chance to walk down the aisle several times in their lifetime. But even so, it is important that you get the very best experience every time.

If you’re planning on a wedding, every single item has to be perfect. This is why wedding planning is sometimes difficult. For your event, nothing less is acceptable. This is especially true when it comes to your invitations.

A Video on How To Create Your Own Invite

Create Your Own Wedding Card

Without any surprise, you would like to make your invitations the most unique. If you can, it is very much advised that you make your own invites. In fact, you can also save money when you do this. The idea of money saving is especially true when the quantity you need is only 10 to 15. Besides, you can add a personal touch to your event. You can make invitations that go with your chosen theme. The motif should match so that you’ll get the desired effect, while making sure that you get the right idea across your guests.

Making your own wedding invitations does not mean that your do it yourself wedding invites will be something ugly. You can certainly make it perfect and beautiful. The first thing you need to understand is that you need to take the time to do it. Even if you are only going to print 15 cards, you will need to spend some time on it. You need to make the them using your own hands at the end of the day. If you are not prepared to spend the time, it will be quite difficult for you to create your own unique invites.

The Design And Style

1. Making the Invitations Unique and Attractive

The more attractive you are in creating your invite, the better it will come out. Don’t settle for something conventional. For example, if you could put the invitations inside a bottle, like a message in a bottle, do so. This type of invite is perfect for beach weddings.

2. Choose the Right Paper Stock

You will need to search for paper stock before you actually print the cards. It is not difficult for you to purchase some blank cards from your local stationery store. Of course you can also purchase some card stocks yourself. They are usually in A4 size. It will be very convenient for you to put into the printer and print them.

In fact, there is an advantage when you are using A4 card stocks when you are trying to print your own invitations. You can have a better control on the size of the card. Your printer at home may also be designed for A4 paper. This means that you can print a lot easier if you use A4 size paper. You can create your own golden proportion in this case. Of course this will also apply to your save the date and RSVP cards.

3. Message and Wording

The message on the invitation is of course important. Make sure that you will prepare your own wedding invitation wording. When making the invites, you can also consider putting special messages written in your own handwriting on the flap of the card. While this could seem to be a tedious task, it will pay off in the end. It could do so much to make the event extra special and your guest will definitely feel it. If you want to follow this suggestion, you must make the invitation months before the actual wedding date to give you lots of time writing the messages.

4. Add your Pictures

Photos are also a good addition to wedding cards. You can try to attach one depicting you and your partner. Put it anywhere on the card and make it a lasting memorabilia for you and your friends. Invites with photos can also serve as a token of remembrance, just like the souvenirs and thank you cards that you intend to give away after the event.

5. Embellishments on your Invitations

embellishments on invitations
Embellishments can be used to make the invitations more unique when
you make your own invites.

Strive to make your wedding invitations as personal and as unique as they can be. While you can always pattern yours with the others that are available at the stores, a few human and personal touches here and there would definitely add so much to your invite.

Add ribbons, glitters, trimmings, and gold linings to your card to make it more attractive and elegant. You have to make sure that everything’s perfect, starting from the invitations themselves. You can even put some dried flowers or leaves on the card. In this case you will need to buy some glue so that you can stick or glue them on the invite. Remember, you need to make some experiments with the glue and dried flowers before you actually creating the cards in bulk.

6. Use Invitation Templates

You may also need to get some printable templates. With these templates, you can print your wedding invites very easily. Searching for such templates is never something difficult. There are a lot of templates you can find on the web. After you have downloaded these templates, what you have to do is to add the texts and wordings. After you have done so, you can print the cards and get your invites.

7. Be Confident and Have Fun

Keep in mind that the invite is the first thing that your guests will see. Think of it as a prelude to the biggest event of your life. It has to reflect everything that your event will be – memorable, fun, exciting, and very solemn.

Don’t be afraid to make your own wedding invitations. The suggestions listed above are going to help you a lot in making the perfect one for you. You can always ask the help of family and friends. Also, there are stores that allow you to design your own invites rather than choosing whatever that is already pre-crafted. By making your own cards, you are sure to make the event even more special.

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