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Crafting the Perfect Wedding Invitation: Dos and Don’ts

26th March 2024

Your wedding invitation is more than just a piece of paper; it’s the first glimpse your guests will get of your special day. From setting the tone to conveying crucial information, here are some dos and don’ts to ensure your wedding invitations are both elegant and effective.

Do: Personalize Your Invitations

Your wedding is a celebration of your unique love story, so let your invitations reflect that! Consider incorporating personalised touches such as custom illustrations, monograms, or handwritten notes to make your invitations truly special.

Don’t: Forget to Include Essential Information

While personalization is key, don’t overlook the essential details. Make sure to include the date, time, and location of the wedding, as well as RSVP instructions and any additional event details, such as dress code or accommodation information.

Do: Pay Attention to Timing

Timing is crucial when it comes to sending out your invitations. Aim to send them out at least eight to twelve weeks – or longer, if your guests must travel – before the wedding date to give your guests plenty of time to RSVP and make arrangements to attend.

Don’t: Wait Until the Last Minute

Avoid the stress of last-minute invitation sending by planning ahead. Start designing and assembling your invitations well in advance to ensure they’re ready to go out on time.

Do: Consider Your Guest List

When compiling your guest list, be mindful of your budget and venue capacity. While it’s natural to want to invite everyone you know, remember that smaller, more intimate gatherings can often be the most memorable.

Don’t: Overlook List Etiquette

Be sure to address your invitations correctly, using appropriate titles and spellings for each guest. If you’re unsure about how to address a particular guest, err on the side of formality.

Do: Proofread Carefully

Before sending out your invitations, double and triple-check them for any errors or typos. It’s worth taking the extra time to ensure that everything is perfect before they go out in the mail.

Don’t: Sacrifice Quality for Cost

While it’s essential to stick to your budget, remember that your wedding invitations are an investment in your big day. Opt for quality materials and printing techniques that will impress your guests and stand the test of time.

At Gee Brothers, we understand that planning a wedding can be overwhelming, and we’re here to make the process as seamless as possible. Our dedicated staff is committed to guiding you through every step of the invitation design process, offering personalized advice and expertise to help you find the perfect style for your special day. With our bespoke service, we’ll work closely with you to create invitations that not only reflect your unique love story but also set the tone for an unforgettable celebration. Let us help bring your wedding vision to life – get in touch with us today to learn more about our services.

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