The wedding invite you choose for inviting your near and dear ones should give the best impression about the kind of people you are and be in keeping with the general décor at the wedding venue or theme, if you're planning on having one.
Some people who are sentimental about wedding invitations from friends or family or simply love collecting great-looking wedding invites end up keeping these as keepsakes in memory of the event, which is also a delightful thought, don't you think?
With the advent of discounted wedding invitation stockists emerging in every possible American market - and even online - there is no dearth of styles and prices for discounted wedding invitation. It is just as easy to get confused over which one to pick as you are bound to have loads of choice with colors, effects, embossing and even precious stone embedded ones that make superb style statements for your taste.
Do start off with keeping an approximate wedding invitation budget in your mind when you visit the discount store stocking wedding invites as you don't want to end up going overboard when you see the variety and styles on display and end up exceeding the budget for these - and in turn, upsetting the rest of the wedding budget.
Depending on the kind of wedding you are planning - simple and elegant or grand and sophisticated or any other style you can think of - you can go about searching the perfect discounted wedding invite, while always keeping a tract of the budget. Alternately, you can approach the store with cards and design that you may have liked particularly and collected in the past.
Another great way to give a personal stamp to the wedding invites and also to keep the costs down is to buy the easily available printing kits from the local stationery or wedding materials store (also check out stores on the Internet) and begin on a DIY (do it yourself job) - it surely will be one-of-a-kind and have your unmistakable stamp of individuality on it! This is more than likely to be kept by many loved ones as a creative effort on your part and thus, serve as a sweet reminder of your happy occasion.
Most traditional wedding invitations contain only text, not graphics and are typically upright and folded straight with the text engraved on the right. These type of cards are usually in white or cream with the text in silver or black; however, gold embossing is also very popular.