How to Make Cheap Homemade Wedding Invitations

Three Methods:Sample Wedding InvitationsSample RSVP CardsMaking Your Own Wedding Invitations

Would you like to save money on your wedding invitations and still have lovely invites that will impress everybody who receives one? Of course you would! Why not make them yourself? You are probably thinking that you have no idea of how to make cheap homemade wedding invitations. It isn’t difficult, saves you quite a bit of money and can be great fun.

Sample Wedding Invitations

Sample Family Wedding Invitation

Sample Wedding Invitation from Bride and Groom

Sample Wedding Invitation from Parents


Sample RSVP Cards

Sample Formal RSVP Card

Sample Informal RSVP Card

Sample Funny RSVP Card


Making Your Own Wedding Invitations

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    Decide on the level of formality your wedding will have. This will have an effect on your design and wording choices.
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    Browse the web, looking for, do it yourself wedding invitation ideas. Many sites offer free templates with or without designs and wording samples. They allow you to download templates to use as is or to adapt to suit your needs. Some sites only allow you to download free templates if you purchase your wedding stationary from them.
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    Decide on your design, or graphic image and the wording that you will use.
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    Pick a font that goes with the theme and style of your invitations.
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    Buy your wedding invitation stationery, including cards for any enclosures, such as RSVP's, Thank You cards and programs. You may want to use your stationery blanks which are available in a wide variety of sizes and colors, purchase a few extra in case of a printing mishap, such as an ink smear or paper jam.
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    Purchase extra ink cartridges, so that you don’t run out in the middle of this important project.
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    Schedule an afternoon or evening to create your invitations and then print them. The whole thing shouldn’t take more than a couple of hours to complete.
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    Before telling the printer to begin making X number of copies, print one copy of each piece on plain paper cut to the sizes of your stationery, to make sure that everything is lined up properly, and to check for typographical errors.
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    Make sure that the printer you plan on using adjusts to the different sizes of your stationary.
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    Enlist family and friends with nice handwriting to help you address your invitations.
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    Have fun while learning how to make cheap homemade wedding invitations.
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    If you're printing on vellum or other specialty paper and find it smears, you might google "The Perfect Printing Pouch"--by Sara Perfect.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Where to find wording examples? How about using a quote from your favorite love song or poem or the Bible. We hope these tips on how to make cheap homemade wedding invitations, have inspired you to give it a try.
  • Here, are some design ideas, that you may want to use on your invitations. For a western wedding a WANTED poster is at present very popular. Cowboy boots, and hats are often seen on western invitations. Couples often use fonts that look like logs or rope on this type of invitations.
  • Are you feeling overwhelmed by trying to choose a design for your invitations? What is your theme? If you are having a destination wedding use clip art, photos or original art work that represent your destination, such as a beach scene, flip flops, palm trees, sunsets, or mountains.
  • Many couples are choosing to honor their religious or ethnic roots, for example, a Celtic Cross might be chosen by an Irish Catholic couple, and a Star of David or a rolled Torah scroll by a Jewish couple. A native American bride and groom might use a dream catcher on theirs. Consider honoring your heritage on this special day. Photos of landmarks from your ancestral homeland, also make great images for wedding invitations.
  • Disney weddings are also extremely popular, and you can download free clip art of Cinderella and Prince Charming to use on your invitations, as well as other Disney icons like Lady and the Tramp.

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