Choosing the right wedding stationery is paramount to making a grand success of a marriage ceremony. However, it is human to miss certain important factors of creating an invitation cards while being caught up with other emergency things. Hence, we present here a guide to help you create the perfect invitation card by considering all the important aspects of invitation card making.
How to Choose Wedding Invitation Stationery
Here are the main factors to consider while choosing stationery for your wedding invitation:
Style: Conventionally, formal marriage invitations were always on ivory, colored card or ecru and were engraved with dark gray or black ink. Although it is still a popular pick for formal marriages, there is an extensive variety of invitation cards available based on your style, budget and requirements. Wedding Invitation cards may also be embellished with flowers, gilt edges, photographs, multiple color textured papers and many more creative options that co-ordinate with your wedding theme.
Lettering: Traditionally, engraving wedding invitations used to be a costly affair. These days, a highly affordable option is thermography, which is less expensive and produces the same effect as engraving. If your guest list is smaller, you can opt for Calligraphy, done either by hand or computerized. If you like the use of textured paper or colored ink, offset printing is a feasible option. Embossed, calligraphed and engraved stationery is most likely to cost you a lot. In such cases, visit professional suppliers of wedding stationery as they will offer you an extensive range of exclusive designs, color and styles that perfectly suit your budget.
It is advisable to write addresses on the wedding invites by hand to avoid mistakes and duplication. You have the option of hiring a calligrapher to do this.
Wording: The wording on your wedding invitation is important, as it leaves a lasting impact. Choose simple wording. You have the option of choosing either personal and creative wording or traditional ones. Ideally, a wedding card should include the name of the groom and the bride, name of the wedding host, time, date and location of the wedding. It is highly recommended that you add RSVP and other details.
Ordering: A common mistake that most people make while ordering cards is placing an order for the exact number of wedding invitations as the number of guests. However, it is advisable to order a few more cards than the exact number of attendees to avoid inevitable mistakes. One invitation should always be kept as a memento. Order all the wedding invitations together so that there is ample time to get them printed as well as addressed.
These tips will help you create the right invitation card for your wedding.