Your invite is the opening act of your wedding and gives your guests an idea of what they can expect. Invitations not only sets the tone but is also a great way to express your personality. A good invite must be personalized and set high expectations for the events to come.
When you’re planning a wedding, there are a thousand details to take care of. You may be tempted to micromanage everything from your dress to the color of the bridesmaids’ shoes. But deciding on the perfect invitations must at the top of your to-do list since it offers the first glimpse of your event. Getting married by the ocean? Choose a nautical theme. Dreaming of a traditional romantic wedding? Go for a classic design that speaks to you. Your invite is the first step to your dream wedding.
Keep reading for some design inspiration and find an invite that’s perfect for your big day!
If you’re going for a playful, whimsical vibe, choose a motif or symbol that symbolizes your wedding destination. For example, if you’re getting married in Arizona, you could go for a playful cactus or palm illustration. Some couples even opt to get caricatures of themselves commissioned for their wedding stationery.
The key is to still keep things elegant by going for a mix of graphic elements with classic typography.
If your wedding locale is by the beach, a nautical theme is a great way to go. But stay off the beaten path and go for subtle nautical touches. Adding small details such as gold lettering or coral edging can be a nice alternative to the typical wheel and seashells.
Head to the Tropics
If you’re having a destination wedding or opting for a tropical vibe, you can take the colorful route. Take inspiration from your wedding bouquet and add some flora or fauna to the design. Build up excitement for your destination wedding by letting the location inspire your invitation. Go all out by choosing tropical greens, reds, and blues and add location specific motifs.
Classic all the way
If you’ve always dreamed of a traditional wedding, you can let your theme colors inspire your invitations. Go with all the classics— muted pastel colors, gold foil detailing and embossed envelopes. Keep your wedding correspondence sophisticated and refined to tie in with your classic, stylish wedding.
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