Do you need some wedding invitation tips? There are many things to consider, take the time to go through what you need to take into account before ordering or printing your own wedding invitations, it may save you making a costly mistake.
Wedding invitation tips:
- Match your wedding invitations to your your wedding style. Your wedding invitations are setting the scene. They are the first teaser for your guests and first impressions count. Traditional black text on quality ivory or white card stock for a traditional style wedding. For more modern themed styles choose a wedding invitation style that fits in with your wedding theme.
- DIY wedding Invitations? Making your own wedding invitations can save a lot of money, but cutting costs does not mean you need to cut on the style. Choose from our DIY wedding invitation templates and add your own embellishments to create your own personal style.DIY
- How many you will need? One per address is fine. Then a few extra, just in case.
- Check and double check wording before printing. Get a couple of people to proof your invite wording for you to be on the safe side.
- Not inviting children? Make it clear on the invitation, but try to be gentle.
- Wedding envelopes traditionally would be hand written in black ink, get practising early if you want to use your calligraphy skills and make sure to get extra envelopes in case of mistakes.
- Addressing – Swot up on the correct use of titles i.e. Mr & Mrs Peter Cook. If a couple are unmarried use both surnames.
- RSVPs – Always add an RSVP by date on the invite or RSVP itself. This may be driven by a supplier or the venue for catering numbers. Ask for RSVPs to be returned before you need them, to allow time to chase up non-responders, there will always be a few.
For more tips on RSVPs and how to get them back on time? See our post about wedding RSVPs.