Archive for the ‘Invitation 101’ Category

We’ve finally come to the last post in our Invitation 101 series. Thanks for reading and learning along with us! You can view all 5 posts here on our blog.

Invitation Mailing

You’ve spent countless hours picking out just the right invitation suite, and possibly months agonizing over every little detail from the wording to the printing – Don’t just fling those beauties in the mail like last month’s electric bill! Take a few moments to plan using our invitation mailing tips below; I promise it will be worth the effort! → Read more

Welcome to the fourth installment of our Invitation 101 series, all about wedding invitations.

Wording & Etiquette  (and When to Break the Rules)

Simply put, your invitation wording style should match the tone of your wedding ceremony. Will your wedding be traditional, formal, religious, secular, casual, fun, laid-back? Whatever adjectives describe your big day, those can be your guide when you’re crafting the language of your invitation. Of course, your stationer (Fine Day Press included!) will be adept at providing insight as well as grammatical and logistical know-how.

The Rules  (Should you Choose to Follow Them)

Sometimes rules are meant to be broken. But you have to know the rules in order to decide which ones you want to break. → Read more

Welcome to part three of our Invitation 101 series, sharing our best tips & tricks on the wedding invitation process.

Psst…The pattern above is part of our new watercolor invitation series. Stay tuned for the launch in the next few weeks.

PRINT METHODS

When it comes to printing invitations, the options really are endless. Often budget may play a role in what printed method you choose. If your stationery budget is on the smaller side, digital will be the way to go. For a no-holds-barred affair, on the other hand, you might combine a few different printing methods, like letterpress, foil stamping and edge painting. If these terms have you scratching you head, read on…. → Read more

Hey there! Welcome to part two of our Invitation 101 series, all about wedding invitations. Over the last 5 years, we’ve learned a few tricks to streamline the process, and we’re sharing them with you here.

Psst…The pattern above is part of our new watercolor invitation series. Stay tuned for the launch in the next few weeks.

TIMING IS EVERYTHING

Keep the invitation process stress-free by allowing yourself lots of time! Start thinking about your invitations as early as possible in your wedding planning process. This could be a year or more in advance. Last-minute invitations would not be fun, not to mention the rush charges you might incur could blow your budget.

Click to download our Invitation Timeline cheat sheet:

A YEAR IN ADVANCE (OR MORE)

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Hey there! Welcome to our five-part series all about wedding invitations. Invitations are a big part of what we do at Fine Day Press, in addition to our greeting cards, calendars and other paper goodies. Over the last 5 years, we’ve learned a few tricks to streamline the process, and we’re sharing them with you here.

Psst…The pattern above is part of our new watercolor invitation series. Stay tuned for the launch in the next few weeks.

WHERE TO START

Your wedding invitations are often the first thing your guests will see; it should represent the spirit of the day and set the tone. It’s never too early in the planning process to start envisioning your dream invitations! → Read more