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Wedding invitations are always the first impression people get about your wedding giving the details regarding the venue, time and date of your wedding. The designs of the cards, the colors, the fonts and even the wording of the invitations all speak a lot about the wedding and people will definitely have some hints about what to expect in the wedding.
DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape
DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers
DIY wedding invites are definitely a great style for you to add more personal features into and the wedding will also consequently get more charming and memorable. Besides the DIY cards offer the chance having unique and unparallel. And the following are some tips you may need when considering a DIY wedding.
Use accents to of your theme
It's a good idea to have your color scheme arranged before you start pulling your invites together, are you going for a strong color scheme? Do you want to tie in the color and style of flowers, bridesmaids dresses, decor in the ceremony and/ or reception room, table decorations, cake icing or decoration – there's so much that you can incorporate.
It might, however, be difficult to condense the essence of all your wedding theme into a garden invitation so whether you've gone for simple and beautiful or minute detail, try to pick one or two elements to include in your invite. Often simple is more effective and will look clean and fresh – avoid stuffing your invite design with fussy details – think clean, classic and beautiful!
DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife
DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint
Where to buy
There are hundreds of online stores where you can buy anything from blank invite card and envelopes to sequins, feathers, stencils – the lot. You just need to shop around for the best deal. Buying in bulk is a good idea to cut down cost so if you're planning to do save the date card, RSVP's, your own gift list or evening invites and thank you cards for afterwards – try to purchase the basics of what you'll need before you start.
You should sit down to work out exactly what you need before you get going with making the invites, including glue, ink, scissors etc – you don't want to be half way through decorating your invitations and run out of the crucial butterfly sequin you want to add to them all.
If you are lucky enough to have an arts and craft shop near you, it's worth popping in to see what they have in store. Nothing beats getting a feel for what you want to use in your invites – if they are more expensive you can always buy samples as part of your research and then head to Google to find the same thing cheaper!
So, you have all your bits and pieces, now you just need to get into some serious trial and error and figure out what looks good – what looks good, doesn't cost the earth and important detail not to be overlooked – what will be relatively easy to create. This brings me nicely on to…
In a word, DIY wedding cards are always so popular for a reason. First of all, if you are tired of having similar designs like many others do, you can really take full use of your imagination and try to make the cards more charming and attractive. Read more on austylishinvitations.com