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Three Effective Ways to Use Embellishments on DIY Wedding Invites

Written By: tess - Jan• 30•15

You are getting married! Congratulations on that. Now it’s time to start sending out those wedding envelopes containing the good news and we are here to convince you that there is no better way to do it, than to use DIY wedding invitations. Making things easier for you, we will select three of the most preferred DIY wedding accessories and discuss some great ways to decorate your DIY wedding invitations using them.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Clusters

Three Effective Ways to Use Embellishments on DIY Wedding Invites

DIY wedding invitations with clusters are beautifully assembled embellishments that will look great on any DIY wedding invitation. What’s great about having clusters as DIY wedding accessories is its ability to suit and complement most if not all wedding themes, colours and settings. There are ranges of pearls and coloured stones that will go complement your  chosen DIY wedding invitation perfectly

DIY Wedding Accessories: Pearls

Three Effective Ways to Use Embellishments on DIY Wedding Invites

Pearls have always been favoured among the DIY wedding accessory list. It is a classic beauty and one can never go wrong with a pearl DIY wedding accessory. A great feature about having pearls is that it is a great addition to any wedding with a white dress! To make the sentiment more personal, you could even try your hand at having the very same pearls that will be used on the bridal gown as part of the FIY wedding invitation. Your guests are sure to love and appreciaete the little details!

DIY Wedding Accessories: Brooches

Three Effective Ways to Use Embellishments on DIY Wedding Invites

Brooches, like pearls are another classic example of DIY wedding accessories. Brooches are timeless beauties and it will not only complement any DIY wedding invitation but can also be used in other wedding stationery and also as exclusive badges for the bride’s and groom’s families.

Taking the addition of DIY wedding accessories one step further, do look in to the possibility of having the accessories as part of the wedding favours, your wedding guests will genuinely be touched by the sentiment it accompanies.

There are ranges of DIY wedding accessories that you can use to jazz up your DIY wedding invitations. Speak to your wedding stationer on the colours and themes you want included in your wedding and together you will be able to come up with something you both like.

3 Creative Ways To Dress Up DIY Invitations with Brooches

Written By: tess - Jan• 14•15

It’s a common lie for those who say that DIY wedding invitations need to be dull, drab and plain. While DIY wedding invitations are relatively more “low-key” when compared to letterpress printed or embossed wedding invitations, that doesn’t mean that they are not worthy of being called creative or preserved as keepsake souvenirs from your wedding. If you are opting for DIY wedding invitations and are looking for inspiration ideas to jazz up the otherwise plain invitation card, keep reading as we give you a couple of ideas to dress up the DIY wedding invitations with some DIY wedding accessories such as brooches.

When considering the insertion of brooches or DIY wedding accessories and embellishments to your DIY wedding invitations there are three main factors to take into consideration, namely the colour of the brooch, the importance of choosing the correct elements or stones that the brooch is made of and the placement of the brooch on the DIY wedding invitation and wedding envelopes.

Colours

3 Creative Ways To Dress Up DIY Invitations with Brooches

The colours of the brooch or the chosen DIY wedding accessory are the first of the two most important factors to consider when deciding on embellishments. The colours of the DIY wedding accessories become importance because they need to complement or skilfully contrast with the wedding theme and colours.

Elements

3 Creative Ways To Dress Up DIY Invitations with Brooches

Going on par with the colours of the DIY wedding accessories, the elements these DIY wedding accessories are made of are equally important. If the wedding theme already is already decided on then try to opt for DIY wedding accessories and brooches that are the best and closest match to it. For example, if you are having vintage or rustic themed wedding, then it is best to go for a pearl brooch to dress up your DIY wedding invitation, as chances are that the bride may have pearls as part of the design on her wedding gown as well. The insertion of DIY wedding accessories can also go a step further by having them placed on other wedding stationery such as wedding envelopes and on wedding favours.

Placement

The placement of the chosen DIY wedding accessory is a subjective decision as there are no hard and fast rules as to what should be placed where. However, do take into consideration practical concerns such as how the DIY wedding invitation will look when enclosed within the envelope etc.

DIY Wedding Invitations Trends in 2015

Written By: tess - Jan• 11•15

Your big day is approaching and as a DIY enthusiast, you are sure to have DIY wedding invitations, complete with DIY wedding accessories and wedding envelopes. If you want to include some of the newest trends that are sure to be a hit the coming year, keep reading as we give you a few of the DIY wedding invitation trends for 2015. Here we highlight two trends that can be used for any wedding theme anytime of the year: DIY wedding invitation boxes and DIY wedding accessories.

DIY Wedding Invitation Boxes

DIY Wedding Invitations Trends in 2015

While wedding envelopes are still made use of, do be sure to have a look at some of the options available for DIY wedding invitation boxes. It is definitely a more personal and customisable way in which you could deliver your DIY wedding invitations and the chances of the invites being saved as keepsakes are also higher! DIY wedding invitation boxes are great especially if your DIY wedding invitation has a brooch or an embellishment right atop the invite cover. If your wedding party is bound to be small in number, having DIY wedding invitation boxes is perhaps something you ought to consider.

DIY Wedding Accessories

DIY Wedding Invitations Trends in 2015

Looking for the right embellishments and DIY wedding accessories? A few of the most popular DIY wedding accessories for your DIY wedding invitations include brooches, clusters and pearls.

These accessories can be used on the cover of your DIY wedding invitations or on the wedding envelopes or aforementioned DIY wedding invitation boxes. Having DIY wedding accessories not only give out a more handmade feel, but also adds a homemade sentiment to your guests upon receiving the DIY wedding invitation. If you are putting together your DIY wedding invitations with the help of the extra hands in your house, then a little imperfection when gluing together the brooch on the DIY wedding invitation is sure to look and feel more personal as opposed to a perfectly printed wedding invitation.

Your guests would appreciate the sentiment and gesture that comes naturally with DIY wedding invitations and besides, if you have more hands to spare in your family or bridal retinue then it is one of the wisest choices to opt for! Enjoy making your DIY wedding invitations!

Creative Embellishments for DIY Wedding Invitations

Written By: tess - Dec• 06•14

Congratulations on the proposal and now it’s time to prepare for the big day! You know that you want to do something different from the rest of the weddings you’ve been to and you want to throw in a bit of creativity to the otherwise ordinary and expected. A good place to get those brain cells cracking is undoubtedly with DIY wedding invitations complete with DIY wedding accessories and wedding envelopes. If you are trying to think of what DIY wedding accessories and embellishments you should use for your DIY wedding invitations, keep reading as we give you a few options.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Buckle

Creative Embellishments for DIY Wedding Invitations

A classic DIY wedding accessory is the buckle. Buckles are often understated and the best part about it is being able to pin it on to parts of the wedding attire or even the shoes the bride and groom would be wearing! If you are getting custom made shoes for your wedding, this is an ideal DIY wedding accessory to pin along.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Brooch

Creative Embellishments for DIY Wedding Invitations

Brooches have always been another classic favourite from back in the day and even today and are an ideal addition to include in your DIY wedding invitations. See how best they could be used in your DIY wedding invitations and you could even have matching brooches on your wedding attire, if it goes along.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Cluster

Creative Embellishments for DIY Wedding Invitations

Want something more than a brooch? The next best DIY wedding accessory in the list is a cluster. The cluster is a group of pearls or white stones that have been assembled together to glam up any DIY wedding invitation. Make sure you ask your wedding stationer for options, they might even surprise you with a starfish cluster that would be a perfect addition to your beach or summer themed wedding.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Double Round

Creative Embellishments for DIY Wedding Invitations

Like the cluster, the double round DIY wedding accessory is glamorous, beautiful and has exquisite detailing. Depending on the stationer you select, you might even be able to get double round DIY wedding accessories on a budget, but these are ideal for weddings and DIY wedding invitations that want to combine the best of both worlds: the homemade and the luxurious.

Depending on what you really want, there are many DIY wedding accessories that you could use to decorate your DIY wedding invitations. See what works best for the DIY wedding invitation (and postage), have fun with your designer and stationer and you will have truly unique DIY wedding invitations.

Rustic DIY Wedding Invitations Featuring Lace

Written By: tess - Nov• 23•14

If you love vintage clothing, antique stores and preppy hairstyles, then it is no wonder that you opted for rustic DIY wedding invitations featuring lace. There are many options that you could choose from, be it an elaborate lace working on the DIY wedding invitations with a touch of lace trims on the wedding envelopes or even a more subtle bridal lace on the DIY wedding invitation to complement the beautiful bridal gown.

If vintage, rustic and lace are three things you want to incorporate in your overall wedding theme but have no clue how to go about, keep reading and let us shower you with a few potential inspiration ideas.

The Golden DIY Wedding Invitations

Rustic DIY Wedding Invitations Featuring Lace

If your wedding is planned to be a simple country wedding with a few close friends and family, then it is most advisable that you have elegant gold trims on DIY wedding accessories and subtle tones of chestnut and gold against white or off-white backgrounds. If rustic lace combined DIY wedding invitations are used then there are many embellishments and DIY wedding accessories that could be also used as wedding décor.

The Doily DIY Wedding Invitations

Rustic DIY Wedding Invitations Featuring Lace

If something loud, dynamic yet vintage is what you have in mind, then be sure to go for the doily incorporated DIY wedding invitations. These come with elaborate presentation and also the warmth that comes with being invited to one’s tea party.

The Bridal Lace DIY Wedding Invitations

Rustic DIY Wedding Invitations Featuring Lace

DIY wedding invitations with a trim of bridal lace is perhaps the most personal way in which one could extend their warmest invitations to a wedding. It not only creates a lasting impression in the hearts of your guests, but your bridal lace DIY wedding invitations would be a keepsake memorabilia in one of the many memoir shoeboxes.

Montaigne Lace DIY Wedding Invitations

Rustic DIY Wedding Invitations Featuring Lace

Breaking the norms of lace and wedding being centred on the bride, incorporating Montaigne lace in DIY wedding invitations is a lovely method to combine personalities of both the bride and the groom. If the couple are found to be charming, playful and modest then it is only natural for their DIY wedding invitations to have the best of both worlds: a bit of doily complemented by a bit of brown detailing running atop the DIY wedding invitations.

One of the best features about rustic DIY wedding invitations is the ability to personalise and customise other DIY wedding accessories and wedding décor to complement the beautiful theme.

DIY Wedding Invitations using LetterPress Designs

Written By: tess - Nov• 14•14

You could be a librarian and your partner a bookworm and the wedding themed with all things books and paper mills. If the two of you are theming your wedding around a book lover’s haven, then DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs is probably where you would want to start. One of the most unique features about using DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs is the intricate detailing each design is able to capture. There are three ways in which you could experiment with DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs and that is to play around with the colours, typography and the designs or detailing.

Colours

DIY Wedding Invitations using LetterPress Designs

While classic DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs would be in black and white, there are exceptions to the rule as well. You can either work with a different cardstock that is not white in colour or even opt to use colour printing for the DIY wedding invitations featuring letterpress designs.

Typography

DIY Wedding Invitations using LetterPress Designs

Perhaps the most important feature in DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs is the typography that is selected. It all boils down to the selection, size and placement of font. The advantage with DIY wedding invitations and its typography is the ability to break away from the otherwise mundane uniformity.

With DIY weddings, DIY wedding invitations and DIY wedding accessories, everyone expects something out of the ordinary, something exceptional and something memorable. Hence, if you cannot decide on one font to be used on the DIY wedding invitations using letterpress designs then narrow it down to the favourite three or five, after a conversation with the designer. Another advantage with varied font selection, sizes and placement is the ability to highlight what’s most important on the DIY wedding invitation wording.

Designs

DIY Wedding Invitations using LetterPress Designs

While DIY is considered purely economical by some, a few others look at DIY in the light of a creative theme. Depending on the budget set aside for DIY wedding invitations, speak to your designer and try to work on either a simple or elaborate design to complement your DIY wedding invitation. A tip for those who are on a budget but are keen on having a bit of detailing, try to select inexpensive envelopes to deliver your DIY invitations in. More often than not, if the DIY wedding invitation is kept away as memorabilia, the envelopes are discarded.

However, if you are not on a budget and choose DIY as a wedding theme for creative reasons, then by all means throw in colour, glamour and a bit of modesty for a classy DIY wedding invitation.

A DIY Guide to Wedding Invitations

Written By: tess - Nov• 03•14

Your wedding’s right around the corner and you probably haven’t had time to look into those all-important wedding invitations, as you were busy trying on different wedding gowns! Or were you a meticulous bride who started everything from scratch and intended on making everything by hand, including your DIY wedding invitations? If so, keep reading and we will guide you through how to get about those DIY wedding invitations complete with DIY wedding accessories and wedding envelopes.

DIY Wedding Invitations: Step One

A DIY Guide to Wedding Invitations

Pick a colour, or a theme. The importance of doing so can not be highlighted enough, especially if you are to get on board with do-it-yourself wedding stationery. Depending on your wedding colour or theme, as you get about planning wedding décor, favours and DIY wedding invitations, you will also need to make a list of the required DIY wedding accessories that will be sprinkled all over.

DIY Wedding Invitations: Step Two

A DIY Guide to Wedding Invitations

Once you have your colour or theme picked out, the next step is to decide on the paper or card stock you would want to choose for your DIY wedding invitations. Do keep in mind that “DIY “does not necessarily indicate “inexpensive”. If you want a luxurious finish, be sure to order hardcover paper stock and wedding envelopes. Another option would be to opt for higher quality DIY wedding accessories.

DIY Wedding Invitations: Step Three

A DIY Guide to Wedding Invitations

Now that the paper or card stock is decided upon, draw out a design or hire someone professionally to look into it and find a design that would be consistent with the theme, if there is one, or uniform with the rest of the wedding décor. Finalise the invitation wording, typography styles and placements and send it in for printing. Get excited, as you are almost done with finalising your DIY wedding invitations.

DIY Wedding Invitations: Step Four

A DIY Guide to Wedding Invitations

The final step would be to of course add those all-important embellishments and DIY wedding accessories to your DIY wedding invitations and wedding envelopes.

While jazzing up your DIY wedding invitations keep in mind, not to overdo the placement of DIY wedding accessories, even out of excitement. While you do want to stick to a “hand made – home made” element, you would also want the final product to have a clean, modest look. If placing more accessories is a must, add on a bit of embellishment on the wedding envelopes as well.

Getting Started with your DIY Wedding Invitations

Written By: tess - Oct• 28•14

Your wedding has ben scheduled for the following summer and before deciding on your budget or wedding checklist, you and your partner have decided on one thing: your wedding would be unique and personal and for this you would use DIY wedding accessories from DIY wedding invitations, to wedding stationery and wedding envelopes.

But the only problem is that you are unsure as to where to begin. Read on as we guide you through the process of getting started with your DIY wedding invitations.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Step One – Wedding Colour / Theme

Getting Started with your DIY Wedding Invitations

The first step when starting to work on your DIY wedding invitations is to decide on the paper or card stock you would use. If there is a wedding colour or DIY wedding invitation design in mind that is great to start with, but if you and your partner are yet to decide on it here are a few suggestions. Depending on your wedding budget and how much you have set aside to splurge on “DIY wedding accessories” decide on if you want a theme or not. If you do, try to opt for something that is personal to you, for example, both of you are lawyers or sportsmen, would you want your wedding to revolve around this theme? Or the both of you are super-fans of a particular television show, would this be an option? Another way in which a theme could be decided upon would be to take into consideration the season you are getting married in. If it is a Summer, yes then the beach or a garden wedding would be a viable option. But, a Fall or Winter wedding would be completely different.

However, if a theme is not within your budget, the next best option is to decide on a wedding colour. Remember that the same colour would be used on all of the DIY wedding accessories including the DIY wedding invitations and wedding envelopes and also on bridesmaids dresses and the wedding floral arrangements and décor.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Step Two – Paper Stock

Getting Started with your DIY Wedding Invitations

Once you have decided on your wedding colour or theme, let the fun begin. To start working on your DIY wedding invitations and wedding envelopes, it is important that you choose a paper or card stock online. Depending on how much time you have on your hands you could either design it on your own or even opt for beautiful printable templates available online.

DIY Wedding Accessories: Step Three – Accessorise!

Getting Started with your DIY Wedding Invitations

The best part about creating your very own DIY wedding accessories complete with DIY wedding invitations and wedding envelopes. The options available to accessorise are endless. The embellishments can include pearls, ribbons, buttons, lace, seashells, buttons, photographs, calligraphy, origami, sequins and much more.

It doesn’t matter which embellishment you finally decide on to accessorise your DIY wedding invitations just have two key things in mind: have fun and try not to go overboard.

Easy DIY Tips to Enhance your Printable Wedding Invitations

Written By: tess - Oct• 28•14

He proposed, she said yes, they popped the bottle of champagne and now let the wedding prep begin.

One of the best things about the wedding is the days leading up to the wedding and the planning that is involved. However, if you are on a budget or if you want to add more sentiment and handmade elements to your wedding, one of the best ways to get started is by creating your own DIY wedding invitations and other stationery including any required wedding envelopes and DIY wedding accessories.

There are so many ways in which you can start your artsy DIY wedding journey and one of the easiest is to use printable online templates and then add DIY wedding accessories of your choice to make it look just the way you want it to be.

DIY Wedding Journey: Step One

Easy DIY Tips to Enhance your Printable Wedding Invitations

DIY wedding invitations and stationery maybe due to artistic reasons or be even based on convenience or economical factors. However, regardless of what your reasons maybe, the first and easiest step is to start by selecting an online template of your choice. A few pointers to consider while making your decisions include the colour, ability to add on embellishments, convenience of posting or delivering the wedding invitations, typography and ability to resemble your wedding theme, if any.

DIY Wedding Journey: Step Two

Easy DIY Tips to Enhance your Printable Wedding Invitations

After deciding on your preferred online template, next start by organising your DIY wedding accessories and wedding envelopes. Remember to maintain consistency and this means to count the number of rhinestones, ribbons or feathers that would be used as DIY wedding accessories to add to your DIY wedding invitation template.

DIY Wedding Journey: Step Three

The end is almost near. The best thing about accessorising your own DIY wedding invitations is the ability to customise them accordingly. You could even create little filters for your wedding invitations based on the seating arrangement and make your wedding more interactive not only for the two of you, but also for you family and friends who would be present that day to celebrate your special moment with you. If you are the daring type, your DIY wedding accessories could be used to play cupid between two friends you both think have potential together.

The best thing about creating your own DIY wedding invitations is the endless possibilities each individual wedding envelope delivered contains. Go crazy with the DIY wedding accessories you select and your wedding will be etched to memories of your guests, for a lifetime.

Luxury DIY Wedding Invitations

Written By: tess - Jul• 27•14

He proposed while you were dining atop a splendid view and now you are planning your big day. You have listed out the wedding tasks for the next few months and you want to step away from the ordinary and create something new. If you are willing to go a little over the top with wedding stationery then DIY wedding invitations with a luxurious finish might be just what you are looking for.

DIY Wedding Invite Idea: Paper

DreamDay Invitations Luxury DIY Wedding Invitations

One of the first things you could do to make your DIY wedding invitation crafty yet classy look is by playing around with the paper. Enlist your DIY wedding invitation cards and your DIY wedding stationery on specialty paper or hardcover, before adding embellishments of your choice. One of the things to keep in mind is also how these invitations would be delivered. Unless all of them are hand-delivered, best to be cautious of thin parchment-like paper that is bound to be sensitive to folds and crushing.

DIY Wedding Invite Idea: Embellishments

DreamDay Invitations Luxury DIY Wedding Invitations

The most awaited part of the DIY wedding invite is the addition of embellishments to your wedding card. This includes detailing such as a brooch, buckles, pearl cluster or even a delicate strip of satin ribbon. Ensure that consistency is maintained and the embellishments remain the same throughout all of your DIY wedding invitations and stationery.

DIY Wedding Invite Idea: Photographs

DreamDay Invitations Luxury DIY Wedding Invitations

For this idea to take off you could either opt to use your cutest or most romantic moments off Instagram or even have a pre-wedding shoot with either a professional photographer or a Polaroid camera. The idea revolves around creativity, so make sure you have those thinking hats on.

DIY Wedding Invite Idea: Themes

DreamDay Wedding Invitations Luxury DIY Wedding Invitations

If your wedding already has a theme in place then your DIY wedding invitations would be a breeze. The theme could be one that you both agreed on or even location based, either way make sure to add in a bit of fun, love and happiness when creating your DIY wedding invitations. Your guests would be sure to feel the warmth in which each wedding invite was created and truly share your special moment with you.

A DIY wedding invitation that is simple but elegantly presented with a ribbon on top is bound to capture the eyes and the hearts of your guests. The delicate embellishments used would be symbolic of not only the time you spent each of your guests’ invitations but also add that extra touch of magic to your wedding.