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June 10, 2015

Top 4 Invites you can’t forget when you’re planning your elegant wedding

Who to invite to your wedding has always been top of the list on tricky questions to answer when planning a wedding, and with so much going on when planning your big day it’s easy to forget what things you have and haven’t done; especially organising your luxury handmade wedding stationery. Here at The Letter Press we have selected the top 4 luxury wedding cards not to forget about

Personalised Engagement Party Invitations

Once engaged the first hurdle begins. How should the union be revealed? Announce the occasion with a formal engagement party. These are now becoming more popular again to highlight the contrast and importance of the forthcoming Wedding. Luxury Engagement cards are often the first guests know about the forthcoming nuptials. Invitations to Engagement parties are on the increase and now many guests have a number of parties to attend each summer.

Luxury Wedding Invitations cards

So onto planning for the big day, there’s the wedding and reception venue, plus the dress, all the other outfits and the gift list to choose and organise before you even think about who’s going to be invited to the wedding. Handmade Wedding invitations are usually the first glimpse your guests will see of the type of wedding you are planning. Invites to weddings set the scene, colour themes and also the tone of the day by the wording on the wedding invite.

Save the Date Cards for your Wedding 

Many couples now send out save the day wedding cards to ensure as many guests, especially important ones, are available on the big day. Save the date invites can be sent out up to a year before the wedding, but it’s more usual about 6 months before. Etiquette suggests your luxury handmade wedding invitations are sent out 6 weeks before the wedding itself, but these days with guests often much further away, invitations to the wedding and evening reception are often sent out as soon as all arrangements have been finalised.

Evening Wedding Invitations

But who to invite? What if one of the couple has a much larger family than the other? Do you invite work colleagues? As a general rule start with close family friends and work outwards until you reach your maximum number. Evening invitations can be sent to those lesser family and friends, plus there is a trend where the Engagement party often is for more friends of the couple and the wedding itself has a higher proportion of family guests.

RSVP Cards and Post Wedding invitations

To ensure your guests respond in a timely manner, it’s always a good idea to send out RSVP cards with pre-printed envelopes with your wedding and evening reception invitations. There’s also a trend in post wedding parties, where couples get another opportunity to celebrate their wedding with a large number of friends, many of whom may not have been invited to the wedding, and so post wedding parties and invitations are also on the increase. This is also a great excuse to show of those stunning honeymoon pictures and share stories.

Bespoke Luxury Thank you Cards

When it’s all finally over getting corresponding bespoke thank you cards printed at the same time as all the other luxury wedding stationery is a cost effective and luxurious way to thank guests for their generous gifts and acts as a perfect sign off for the whole wedding day.

For more information and tips on organising the perfect wedding stationery for your big day come speak to the experts at The Letter Press of Cirencester on 01285 659797 or click here.

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