Thursday, August 11, 2011

Invites.

Let's talk about invitations. They set the tone. They give you the overall vibe of the wedding. I have seen some stunners. As wonderful as it is to open a custom, letter-pressed and heavy card stocked invite, I inevitably think what am I going to do with this? And I throw them away. Sad, but true.

Now if life was one big blog post, I would letter press and detail orient the heck out of the invite like the following:






If letter pressing isn't in the budget, thick card stock is a nice alternative, and details like the stripes on the envelop are a nice touch:



If you have endless time and volunteers one hand, you can make envelops from doilies:



What are your thoughts? Spend. Splurge. Toss-after-reading. Add it to your scrapbook?

All images on pinterest

1 comment:

Amanda Hill said...

Letter press has to be the best thing ever!