Coordinating all the details for your wedding ceremony and reception can be a dizzily exciting experience; one that you sure to remember for all of your life, so each part of it should be special.
One of the main elements in planning to get married is the wedding stationary you use to invite family and friends to celebrate this special event in your life. In the past wedding invitations were printed on fine quality paper or handwritten by a calligrapher. And while these invitations looked absolutely lovely, nevertheless they were also quite plain.
Because of the advances in printing technology and access to high quality design software it is much easier for couples to create invitation art that truly reflects their personalities and the theme of their wedding. By designing your own wedding stationary the event becomes even more personal.
This is such a special day most couples would like their invitation to become a keepsake for the people that receive them. And today many couples are becoming extremely imaginative in the types of invitations that they send from using unique materials as the basis for the information; such as fabric or parchment, the types of illustrations and lettering used and the methods that they choose to deliver it to the recipient.
As a result wedding invitations are becoming more like works of art that can be put in a picture frame and displayed. Not only are couples making use of decorative art such as Victorian style borders but they are also using graphic images and photographs to create a unique presentation.
When it comes to designing and delivering yours it all depends on how many people will be invited to your special event. When you are having an intimate wedding, the invitation can be more personalized and stand out as a unique reminder of the day you first wore your wedding ring.
The way your wedding invitations can be delivered has also changed due to the popularity and convenience of e-mail. Many couples are designing and sending them electronically. And the couples who prefer paper invitations, are beginning to use merchants who offer these items made from recycled paper.
To make your invitations as special as you and your partner, think outside of the box and tune into what message you want to send about your wedding and your personalities so you can create the ideal combination that turns your invitation into a keepsake for everyone who receives it.