Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Invitations

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Nov 12,2017
BF  About Wedding Invitations

The most precious phase of your life is about to begin. Your wedding will mark the beginning of new life, new goals, and a new YOU!

You might have spent a lot of time on deciding the best honeymoon suite, the wedding attire, makeup, accessories and much more. But have you invested enough time in wedding invitation details card wording?

Wedding invitations speak a lot about you. The way they have been packed, sealed, and delivered is actually the visual persona of your style. So, let your wedding invitation stand out from the crowd and blow your wedding trumpet in a unique way.

In this article, get to know about best wedding invitations ideas and checklist. Know what to include on wedding details card to grab more attention.

Let’s get started.

Choosing the Best Wedding Invitation Style

As told earlier, your wedding invitation card is actually the visual persona of your style. If you believe in simple living, go for the simple wedding card that focuses more on wording and less on style. On the other hand, if you are among those who believe in “Live Life King Size”, the wedding card has to match up your style and wording.

We know it’s your wedding and you won’t be having that much of time to find out the best style for your wedding invitation card. Do not worry. Get some idea from the following creative wedding invitation styles that you can actually try.

  • Letterpress
  • Vintage
  • Rustic Wedding Invitation
  • Personalized Wedding Card
  • Floral Invitation
  • Cards with Customized Printing
  • Watercolor Invitation
  • Card inspired by Travel-Destination Wedding
  • Retro Inspired Wedding Card

Choosing the Right Wedding Invitation Wording

Once you are done with the theme and the style of the wedding invitation, it’s time to choose the right wording. You are not a budding Shakespeare and it is completely Okay. Your guests won’t be expecting that kind of wording from your side but one that mimics your voice and emotions.

You have to imprint your emotions while following the wedding invitation format. To help you out, we have prepared a list that tells what to include on wedding invitation details card and how to beautify it at the same time.

Names to Include:

No matter what style you choose, the names of the important persons have to be there on the card in a proper format. Some important names that you must not forget to mention are as follows:

  • names of the bride’s parents
  • name of the couple including titles
  • location of the wedding ceremony
  • date and time of the ceremony in DD/MM/YYYY format
  • details of wedding reception
  • contact details where guests would reply
  • a reply date

Apart from that, you can add some more details like requesting for a dress code (if it’s a theme wedding). You can also highlight whether children are invited or not. And the time that guests can expect the ceremony to wrap up. These are a just few examples that you can include on your wedding card. Do not hesitate to add something new and creative as your guests will love seeing that.

Sending Out Your Wedding Invitation

There is a proper way of how mailing wedding invitation cards. It seems quite easy to put the entire bundle of cards in a box and get them delivered via post. But actually, it’s not. A single mistake can make your guests unhappy and reach late for the occasion.

So, make sure you keep following things in mind while mailing your wedding invitation card:

  • Try to mail the cards at least before 8 weeks of the wedding date.
  • Triple check the address and other details on the card before mailing. All the details including the name of the guest have to be correct. Also, do not forget to mention the contact number of each guest on the envelope so that the postman can contact them in rare cases.
  • Don’t make a mistake of ordering the exact number of cards as per the guests list. You never know when a new name hits your mind. So, always order at least 30-40 extra cards for such situations.

Hope this works for you. Good luck for your special Day!

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