Top tips for the perfect wedding invitations
Sending out your wedding invitations to your guests is a big step to revealing important details about your special day. As a couple it shows a glimpse of your style and possible themes of what to expect on the wedding day, so it’s important to get this right as first impressions count.
With endless options online and in stores, there are so many different varieties, shapes, colours, themes, styles and types of invitations you can get. It really is a case of your preference as a couple and how much you want to spend on invitations.
Do your research
Find examples online of a few invitations that you like and discuss with your partner; agreeing on a few invitations you are both keen on. Where possible, request a sample of the invite(s) to be posted to you before ordering in bulk and remember to proof-read numerous times before it goes to print.
Sometimes what is shown online may not look the same in person, and you don’t want to be disappointed when you receive your invitations. After that point it may be that nothing can be done to fix them.
Ensure the overall invitation costs fit within your budget and consider the additional expenditure for delivery of the parcel.
To help make your decision a little easier, here are some ideas of the most on-trend and popular types of invites you can have to announce your big day to your guests.
A touch of elegance and teasing romance. Floral invitations are great for spring/summer weddings. You can select flower colours to match the theme of your wedding or even keep it quite neutral if you haven’t decided this aspect of your wedding yet.
A very popular and on-trend style in recent years is laser cut wedding invitations. It is sophisticated, which is sure to be a hit with its intricate detailing oozing class.
These simple and vintage looking invites are a hot favourite amongst new couples getting married. It screams old school glamour and using craft paper/card gives a natural rustic look to your invites.
Renowned for its artistic writing style, calligraphy is quickly becoming an admired invite option that is portrayed as traditional, yet graceful. Foiled calligraphy is also trending and can have a huge difference to making your invites look luxurious.
If you are looking to have pretty and dainty invites, ribbon tied ones are like the cherry on the cake.
A personal and thoughtful gesture for your guest invitations. You can some money making your own invites and it’s a fun way to get stuck into the wedding spirit.
Perfect for weddings abroad and quite a unique way to present your invites to the guests. A guaranteed “ohhhhh we are going on holiday!” moment for your friends and family.
No matter what kind of wedding invitations you decide to buy, it’s best to make sure you take out wedding insurance to ensure they are protected.