Listen up, brides: the invitation is essentially the “face” of your upcoming wedding, so you will want to make a good first impression. Not only should the wedding invitation share the critical details surrounding your big day (date, time, location, etc.), it should also serve as a subtle reminder to guests on the tone and theme of your event. Here, we offer six fresh ideas that push the envelope, rethinking traditional rules of wedding invitations and stationery.
A cost-effective alternative to engraving, letterpress gives off the appearance of images or typeface “pressed” into the paper. This old school printing technique has found new life as a popular option among modern-day couples. It’s raised surface rendering has a chic, sophisticated feel.
Wedding invitations today come in a myriad of shapes and sizes. The traditional 5 x 7 invite now stands alongside more avant-garde dimensions of vertical and horizontal varieties. Some popular shapes include 5.25 x 5.25, 7.00 x 5.00, and 4 x 9.25.
Current selections in wedding invitations are available in a number of dynamic colors and styles, so don’t be afraid to switch things up and go with a fun hue. Remember–select the option that best fits your personality to help convey the tone and theme of your wedding to guests.