Monday, September 24, 2007

DIY Wedding Invites

Not everyone has the wedding budget to allow for totally designer invitations, but don't worry there are plenty of ways to have stylish invites without the cost.

Uniquity Invitations creates stylish templates that you can insert your information into and print from home. You receive the entire invite suite and while you're printer will do a lot of work, you don't have to. One of my style favorites is The Ella style its designed with flourishes and is totally stylish and definitely elegant. Here are some samples of how some brides have used these design templates.

Ok, so Paper Source is one of my favorite places so I have to share their DIY invite kits too. What makes them different from uniquity is that their accents and style come from the papers they use as belly bands, backings or as envelope liners. With a variety of card styles its easy to design an invite that is totally about your wedding. Here are a few of their fabulous styles.

For you crafty brides who love all these diy paper projects, if you have a gocco, think about using it to create your wedding invites. Many brides on Wedding Bee have used the gocco to print their wedding invites and they have turned out so beautiful. Here are a few...

{some images also from flickr}

DIY Invites can be time consuming and if you're a bride who wants something done without you doing a lot of work then, DIY is not for you. If you love doing these types of crafts well visit these sites and start decicing which one fits your theme.
Go ahead and DIY!

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