Wedding Invitation Tips
Your decision on wedding invitations has a great deal to do with the formality of your wedding, your budget and number of guests.
Whether a destination or local wedding ... Couples often want to send out "Save The Date Cards". These are sent as soon as you have your date set with the event location.
Who receives: The entire wedding party, parents, children in families eighteen and over should receive their own invite.
Depending on the style, you will want: invites & envelopes (extra twenty)
reply cards & envelopes (extra twenty)
love stamps for both types of envelope
The Free Wedding Planning Book has a great invitation management form. In today's world you will want to accumulate names, addresses with zips, phone numbers with area codes and e-mail addresses.
The Invitation Preparation Tips have a great deal to do with your timeline on the wedding:
1. Select the invitation according to the style of your wedding and your personalities.
2. Go over the invitation message several times for spelling, dates, times and locations.
3. With a Hand Design or Calligraphy Invite: Place your order six months prior.
With Embossed and Printers - Place your order three months prior
With an Online Store - Gain a turn around time from their website and plan 3 months ahead.
4. Begin ADDRESSING the envelopes and prepare for mailing by four weeks prior to the wedding day.
Track all replies for food count. Do not wait to e-mail or call past TWO weeks prior to the wedding - as the caterer will need a head count by the last week.