Wedding Ideas: Stationery and Invites
Your wedding stationery and invites set the tone for your big day and show your guests what’s to come. Check out wedding stationery etiquette, trends and tips below! Still looking for your stationery supplier? Find a wedding stationery company to suit you.
Christmas is always a lovely time to reach out to friends and family - and if you're sending Christmas cards, why not combine it with your save the dates? Not only does this save on postage (clever), it's also a great way to theme a festive or Christmas wedding. If you need inspiration, here are some fun Christmas save the date ideas...
Your wedding stationery is your guests' first glimpse of your style of wedding; modern or traditional, colourful or simple chic, handmade or printed - the choice is immense. For many brides, it is important to coordinate your choice of wedding stationery, from your wedding invitations to your place cards, so it all has a running theme. Wedding stationery can be easily personalised whether using DIY wedding stationery or a professional service. Here is our quick guide to great wedding stationery.
Once there was a time when invites were the only protocol for weddings, but now with people's lives being chock full of busy days, you have to give your guests as much warning as possible to make sure they book your wedding day into their diaries. That's where save the dates come in! A simple card with your wedding date on would suffice, but why not take the opportunity to tease your guests with a hint of what to expect on the day.
When it comes to planning your wedding day, there are so many details to consider - all of them special! One of our favourite wedding themes are the throwbacks - those days which draw on fabulous eras from the past! Weddings mixed with a vintage twist can be heavenly and are definitely noteworthy when it comes to choosing your theme!
One of the most frequently asked questions we get at Guides for Brides is: "what do I put on my wedding invitations?" Often, this is a point of contention! Officially, there are no rules when it comes to your wedding stationery, as couples increasingly move away from traditional wedding etiquette in favour of unique wedding stationery. As a starting point though, we've tackled the age-old question of wedding invitation etiquette by taking a look at the time-honoured formalities...
These days, it's the personal touches which are everything. Thankfully, customisation is a watchword these days and you can put your mark on almost everything! At Guides for Brides, we adore independents and small suppliers of the craft trade - and bespoke stationery has a real flair. Truly made with love, you can work closely with a designer to provide gorgeous wedding stationery which'll strike the perfect note with your guests.
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