Archive for April 2012

Can’t Miss Wedding Invitation Styles

This year the hottest wedding invitations styles take their cue from the world around us. Colors both bold and subtle, patterns that make an immediate impression and styles that combine tradition and innovation in a unique, contemporary look are all great styles. Your wedding invitations will set the tone for the wedding of your dreams when you choose from a variety of can’t miss wedding invitation styles taken from today’s hottest designers. Take a look at what the top designers are offering for your 2009 wedding invitation needs.

Vera Wang

Bold prints and delicate, subtle patterns combine in designer Vera Wang’s wedding invitation lines. Wang mixes contemporary and traditional in a style that is unabashedly joyful, un-self-consciously playful and inimitably modern. In the Vera Wang Retro Verso line, Wang turns tradition on its head to print on both sides of the invitation, pairing bold prints with delicate patterns to create wedding invitations that are memorable and unique. » Read more: Can’t Miss Wedding Invitation Styles

Cheap Wedding Invites That Don’t Look Cheap

Wedding invitation is still one of the most time consuming and expensive element in planning a wedding. However, with the lightning speed of advances in web development, we now have many online options and resources when it comes to creating or buying wedding invites.

With a bit of time and effort you can save thousands of dollars on wedding invitations and still impress your guests with elegant but cheap wedding invites that you can proudly said you created yourself. You don’t have to be a designer to use the wedding design software available online. There are thousands of design and color themes to give you a starting idea. You can then personalize the template to your own colors, wording, and even photos.

When designing your own invitation, remember to keep the design clean and simple. Elegant invitation usually have plenty of empty space, after all less is more. Avoid having too many photos or text on the invitation. Make it easy on the eye and easy to read for your guests. Choose colors that complement with your wedding decoration themes.

The next important step in creating classy wedding invites is to find a nice stock paper to print on. You can easily find these cardstock at any local office supplies store. Select a stock that is thick, smooth, and complement with the color on the text and design on the card. You should also be able to find matching envelopes in the same store. » Read more: Cheap Wedding Invites That Don’t Look Cheap

Wedding Invitations – DIY Or Shop-Bought?

Making your own wedding invitations is a great idea – that is if you have the time to spend poring over every detail for 200 invitations. But if you have only 50 guests, the idea is feasible. But there are lovely ready-made invitations of all designs, sizes, and colors that can change your mind about making your own invitations. So what should you do now?

The DIY Option

Bridal couples who worked on their own elegant wedding invitations deserve awards for their industriousness and perseverance. Why? Preparing the invitations or working on each card lovingly takes time and there are a hundred things to do apart from slaving over these invitations. There is the shopping for bridal dress, the groom’s and his best men’s tuxedos, the bridesmaid dresses, mother of the bride/groom dresses, and choosing the venue, menu and music to do. » Read more: Wedding Invitations – DIY Or Shop-Bought?