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Sunday, June 26, 2011
You've found your wedding dress, the venue, your accessories and maybe even decided on you honeymoon spot, so now it's time to turn your attention and efforts to selecting your wedding invitations.
|Golden Splendor - Candlelight Collection|
Many of today's wedding invitations are printed on high quality card stock, can be personalized and feature complete customization options. They are unique, of the high quality and are offered in a variety of simple and designer wedding collections.
With the option to select from such a remarkable assortment of classic, elegant and affordable wedding invitations, many brides need a little guidance to wade through the plethora of choices.
Hence, we've developed "8 Hot Tips" so you're be armed and ready to start looking for your wedding invitations.
"8 Hot Tips to Select the Best Wedding Invitations"
1) Develop a budget - establishing and sticking to a budget is essential.
2) Select a theme - selecting your theme will keep you focused
3) Decide on a color scheme - this will help target your creativity when making your selections
4) Pick matching wedding favors - the theme, color and style will be enhanced if paired with your invitations
5) Choose corresponding themed wedding programs
6) Visit on-line wedding shops to save time and money www.blissfulgatherings.com
7) Utilize social media - Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and blogs for advise and information
8) Participate in the "do-no-harm", eco-friendly wedding trend as a budget-friendly alternative
|Wedding Invitation Ensemble|
Although we mentioned this earlier, it bears mentioning again - budgeting is key because all budgets are not equal - meaning, your dream wedding and your current available funding source may need tweaking!
If you really want to maximize your budget, remember, in order to create a romantic, contemporary, rustic or themed wedding, taking time to map out a plan that's practical yet allows expression of creativity when selecting your wedding invitations is important.
You may want to keep the your invitations simple in design so you can add unique, decorative or even intricate envelopes and packaging. Another option is to choose a more ornate invitation which will allow you to either select a complimentary elaborate envelope or flattering, understated packaging. Just remember, you're searching for unique and memorable wedding invitations that keep your budget in check.
Riviera -Exclusive Collection II
Selecting the right wedding invitations also depends on whether you are looking to have complementary events that would require matching stationery for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon, cocktail party, or even a backyard barbeque.
Most brides will have at least one or two of these complementary events. Once you've determine how many and which complementary events you will have, let's discuss the next item - choosing your theme.
|Gates to Paradise - Destination Wedding Invitations|
Since one of our "8 Hot Tips" addresses your theme, take time to determine if you want wedding invitations to support a specific theme.
Some brides may say they don't have a theme, but at closer examination, I believe most will find they fall into one of the categories listed below, even if the theme is not palpable.
Although there may be many themes, we've listed only a few categories below to help you start the process of selecting a general wedding theme to guide your invitation choice.
- classic, sophisticated
- garden, rustic or beach
- quaint, vintage, nostalgic
- understated, minimalist
- themed - by color, by style or by cause
- trendy, contemporary
- eclectic, free-spirited, whimsical
- traditional, conventional
|Elegant Clovers on Ecru - Chloe B. Wedding Invitations|
If you follow the "8 Hot Tips" mentioned earlier, we're sure you'll find invitation designs to give your wedding the stylish panache it deserves. Once you've made you've selection, we strongly urge you to stop looking, otherwise it's easy to start second-guessing and to become confused and bewildered by the hundreds of new wedding invitations, announcements and accessories introduced each week.
Once the decision has be made, buy your invitations and move on to the next item on your list.
by: Blissful Gatherings