Choosing Wedding Invites {Featured Bride, Sammi F.}

As it came time to order wedding invites, I thought I had an idea of what I wanted.  I knew I wanted something eye-catching, yet somewhat simple.  I knew I wanted them in the same color scheme as the wedding: red, ivory, and black.  I thought this was going to be a semi-quick process, since I didn’t think I was very picky when it came to invitations. They almost all look so nice! I quickly realized that choosing the perfect wedding invitations takes time. Sammi and Jake

Sammi and Jake

Narrow it down after looking at a wide range of wedding invites.

My fiancé and I began by looking for invitations online.  When we found a few websites that we liked, we requested catalogs.  We then spent a great deal of time looking through the catalogs, finding invitations that were eye-catching.  From these, we selected a couple of our favorites and requested samples.

Research wedding invitation templates, instead of websites.

Looking at the samples, I was drawn to invitations that had bows and ribbons; however, I knew I would not have time to assemble each one, so I decided I had to find a simpler design. I went back online to research wedding invitation templates, rather than websites I could purchase the actual invitations from.  I found that I liked the idea of having a single, put-together invite, rather than multiple, loose pieces. Wedding Invite

Our invitations!

Customize ideas for perfect DIY wedding invitations.

After researching wedding invitation templates, I decided to combine ideas I liked and design my own. I designed several parts and attached them together with a brad in the corner. This was easy, and did not require a great deal of assembling time.  However, from coming up with my own DIY wedding invitations, I realized it is important to keep envelopes in mind! I had quite a run-around trying to find envelopes to fit the custom-made invitations I had printed.

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I realized that choosing wedding invites is a very time-consuming process, even if you think you know what you want. Make sure you give yourself enough time to find wedding invitation templates or to design DIY wedding invitations you truly love!

How did you find your wedding invites? Tell us below!

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May 16, 2019 07:31

Choosing wedding invites is harder than it looks! Get great advice from our featured bride, Sammi.

May 16, 2019 07:31

If you already know the theme of your wedding this can make invitation shopping much easier! A great website for inspiration is, there are a lot of unique designs (and of course you could order your invites off of etsy too).

May 16, 2019 07:31

Choosing wedding invites is harder than it looks! Get great advice from our featured bride, Sammi.

May 16, 2019 07:31

Do your recommend DIY wedding invites or printable wedding invitations?

May 16, 2019 07:31

How did you find your wedding invites? Learn how our featured bride, Sammi, did in her latest blog post!

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