A Visual Guide on Making Budget-Friendly Wedding Invitations
A wedding invitation is more than just a piece of paper that tells the date and venue of your wedding. “Your wedding invitation sets the tone for the wedding experience,” says Lisa Antonecchia, owner and lead designer of Creative Concepts by Lisa.
Making your dream wedding possible begins with creating the perfect invitation card. There’s a lot of thought that comes into making them. You have to choose the design, the layout, the theme, and the materials, as well as create the content and follow the proper etiquette. On top of all that, there’s also the budget to consider.
Most couples will do anything they can to save on wedding costs, and the invitation card is usually the first casualty in the budget-saving battle. But you don’t have to sacrifice the quality of your wedding invitations to save money.
Making your own wedding invitation card costs much less than having it done by a professional. You can customize everything, from the design and the paper choices to the printing service to fit your budget.
This is easier now because you can find a wide selection of ready-made invitation cards, envelopes, and pocket cards, which you can simply modify to suit your needs. There are also many printing shops that offer a variety of services, including wedding invitation printing, at low prices.
You don’t have to be a design expert to make amazing invites. You can search for design inspirations on Pinterest and wedding blogs. If you have a friend who knows design, you can ask their help too. For the actual making of the invitation cards, you don’t have to can enlist the assistance of your family and friends too.
If you don’t know where to start, here’s a step-by-step infographic guide on making the perfect invitation cards, complete with the dos and don’ts of invitation etiquette.