Wedding Invitations
Creating an Amazing First Impression!

Wedding invitations create the first impression and deliver vital information for your entire wedding event.

It sets the tone and formality of your wedding and prepares your guests for what's to come and how they can better prepare themselves.

A graphic designers point of view: Wedding invites don't need to be extravagant to look expensive.

To bring out the best in any invitation, there are 3 important points to follow so your invites look sleek and sophisticated - regardless of the style of wedding or wedding budget.

These 3 points play a strong part in setting the first impression, the formality and the style of your wedding:

1. The quality and thickness of paper stock your invitation is printed on.

2. The wedding invite wording

3. And the fonts you use for the wording.

Make your own invitations:

do it yourself wedding invitationsA video tutorial for a do it yourself invitations project. You will be shown how to create wedding invitations and thank you cards with easy to follow step by step instructions and the materials needed to complete the project.

Do it yourself wedding invitation:

You can still have a beautifully designed wedding invitation if you are on a budget. The standard oblong do it yourself invitations measure 210 x 100mm - and fits perfectly into the standard DL size envelope which measures 220 x 110mm, this gives the invitation 10mm clearance each way. So if they are artistically embellished with ribbons and charms they will still fit in.

Example below:

do it yourself wedding invitations

do it yourself wedding invitations

The DL size envelopes can be bought at the any Post Office, news agency, department store, ebay, $2 shops - almost anywhere. Some art shops sell them in many different colours.

If you are on a tight budget:

Wedding invitations can come in many shapes and sizes. Square invitations are one of my favourites, but are usually quite expensive and depending on it's size can cost $1 to send by post. If you want cheap wedding invitations then stick to standard size wedding invitations and matching standard envelopes that you can buy anywhere.

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette:

What is appropriate? Wedding invitation etiquette is a touchy issue, how to include those you really want, and exclude those you really don't - without offending. That is why your wedding invite is one of the most important items on your wedding plan to do list.

Wedding Invitation Addressing:

Knowing when and how to address a wedding invitation is important. All men are addressed as Mr and depending on their marital status, women are addressed Mrs, Ms or Miss.-

How to Make Wedding Invitations:

If you are interested in how to create wedding invitations, here you will be learn to make wedding invitations and thank you cards with easy to follow step by step instructions and the materials needed to complete the project.

Cheap Wedding Invites:

Inexpensive or cheap wedding invitations are becoming increasingly popular as printing costs have come down tremendously in the last decade.

Wedding Invitation Wording Examples:

These examples range from formal to informal wedding invitations. The wording for wedding invitations sets the tone, mood and theme for your wedding.


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