Struggling to choose between flouncy bows and sleek graphics? We’re here to help you find the right invitation for your big day. When it comes to wedding stationery, invitations are…
Written by Paula Jones Last updated: June 6, 2006
Personalised stationery is becoming hugely popular, and is a great way of putting your own stamp on your wedding.
The range of personalised stationery available is vast, and you’re sure to find a style that suits your wedding perfectly. You can also add your own special touch by writing names on envelopes in coloured or silver ink and sprinkling a little metallic confetti inside.
You might like to commission a stationery designer to make your own personalised stationery, but remember that it will almost certainly take longer to deliver than pre‐printed items. To give yourself plenty of time, book in your first consultation with a designer about four or five months before your wedding.
Prices will, of course, be higher than for mass produced stationery, but by how much depends on the amount of work involved, the quality of the paper used and the number of items ordered. Make sure you negotiate a price and fix a deadline at the very beginning to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
Bear in mind that invitations need to be sent out at least eight weeks before the big day.