As soon as marriage proposal is accepted, preparing for this important event starts in earnest. There are many fine points that have to be harmonized for a day that goes smoothly. Wedding invites are perhaps a good place to start as these need to go out as other arrangements are finalized.
Before picking out which paper they will be printed on, decide on the design be guided by this. The design of the invitations will lay out or hint at the atmosphere of the ceremony, as it is the first thing about imminent event your guests will encounter.
Choose an invite in line with the kind of event you will have. For a more formal ceremony, make the cards graceful and understated. Go for neutral-colored paper like shades of white, silver or gold-like shades with just a touch of decorations. For an informal beach or garden ceremony, make the cards bright with brightly colored paper with adornments; you can tie a ribbon around it, stick a ribbon on it or use shiny lettering for the words.
Having chosen a design, you can then choose which paper stock to go for. One choice is card stock is affordable and attractive, especially high quality paper stock in the form of vellum, linen and smooth finish. Choose paper of between 165 to 300 grams if you are mailing many invitations as these only require a single stamp.
Another way you can go is getting blank wedding invitations and customizing it with your details and design. The blanks are in most if not all shades and colors to that they can be matched with the theme colors.
You may also decide to go all out and go for the unusual by using rarely used kinds of paper; patterned paper, embossed paper, decorative paper and even scrapbooking paper can be used. There are hundreds types of paper that can be used to make wedding invitation cards.
When those wedding bells start to ring, it is time to get the camera(s) and camera(s) for those invitations and we can help you.