It's currently getting more and more popular to make your own wedding
invitations and not just as a way of saving money but also getting a unique design.
However this isn't a route to go down without serious thought.
You'll need to allow plenty of time. Like any D.I.Y. items, do it yourself wedding invitations will take longer to prepare and make than you may think... Trust me.
On a more positive note you don't need to make everything from scratch as most items are easily available on line or on your high street.
You can even download printable wedding invitations to print in the comfort of your own home on your computer. Then you can finish them at your own pace.
to condense this information as much as possible so that you don't end
up with three folded A4 pages inside your invites or again your invites could be over 5mm thick (including the envelope).
You can also record if your guests are able to attend or not and what gift they gave you. That way you can send the
correct thank you cards to the correct guest.
If you want to make things really easy sign up for my monthly cheap wedding e-zine and you'll get my free wedding planner which includes a spread sheet for this exact purpose.
These same principles can be applied to all your stationery
requirements such as save the date cards, orders of service, menus,
seating plans, table name cards, and thank you cards. After all if you're going to make your own wedding invitations you might as well make the others as well.
For more information on other types of wedding invitations that these tips can be applied to, just click on the "Return from ... to cheap wedding invitations" link at the bottom of this page.
One last tip - when you're sending out your thank you cards don’t be tempted to use a printer to print your message straight onto the card. Thank you cards should really be hand written. After all you went to all that hassle to make your own wedding invitations so it would be a shame to start cutting corners now. Trust me, your guests will really appreciate a personal note much more than a generic printed message.
As you can see there's quite a bit of work involved in DIY wedding invites and although it can take quite a bit of time, you can make your own wedding invitations quite simply and effectively provided you follow these simple guides.