Wedding Stationery Advice

What wedding stationery do I need?

General Advice

What wedding stationery do I need?

Save the dates? Invites? Envelopes? Signage?? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the stationery for your wedding and are unsure where to start? Here's a list of all the common items available, many of which are optional. PRE-WEDDING STATIONERY Engagement party invitations Save the date cards Wedding invitations Information cards (i.e. wishing well, directions, accommodation, notes to your guests) RSVP cards | RSVP envelopes Addressed envelopes Hens party invitations Bucks party invitations Bridal showers | Kitchen tea invitations Bridesmaids | Groomsmen announcements ON-THE-DAY STATIONERY Order of events program Vow covers Place cards Seating chart Menu Signage (i.e. welcome sign, gift table...

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5 examples of what to write on a wishing well card

Wishing Well

5 examples of what to write on a wishing well card

You can write whatever you like on the wishing well - and it doesn't necessarily have to rhyme. To help you get some ideas, I've compiled a list of the wishing well poems I've come across while designing invitations.  1. This one is short and cheeky!Because at first we lived in sinWe've got the sheets and a rubbish bin!A gift from you would be swellBut we'd prefer a donation to our wishing well!2. If you already live together and don't require any household giftsA home together we already sharefurnished with love, pride and care.So when we look at all we've...

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Destination weddings: Where do I start with the invitations?

Destination Weddings

Destination weddings: Where do I start with the invitations?

So you've found the perfect wedding location...in a different country! I think destination weddings are awesome - they are fun, exotic and a good excuse for your guests to plan a getaway! Planning a destination wedding is definitely more work than a local wedding but well worth the effort! Being organised is the key to a successful wedding.  Where do I start? I have worked with different couples who were at various stages of planning their destination wedding. Some couples already had the venue, dates and general order of events locked in and others had just started the organising. No...

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Save the Dates: Are they necessary?

Save the Dates

Save the Dates: Are they necessary?

What is a save the date? A ’save the date' is a notification you send to your guests with your wedding date (and location if you have one) so they can organise time off or plan around it. A save the date doesn’t have to be costly or formal, it can be in the form of a simple text message or Facebook event page. Should I send a save the date? Local weddings: If your wedding is held locally and the majority of your guests are local then I believe a save the date is optional. If you decide not to...

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Bilingual wedding: I need my invitations in both English and a second language

Bilingual Invitations

Bilingual wedding: I need my invitations in both English and a second language

Bilingual invitations can be technically tricky but not impossible. We've worked on bilingual invitations before (as pictured above) and thankfully nothing was lost in translation. If you can supply us with the exact text, we may be able to assist you.One thing to consider is that unfortunately there are very limited accessible font choices for different languages other than English. A lot of the fancier script fonts for example will not support special characters. One way to get around this is to hire an actual letterer/calligrapher to write out the words you'd like and we can scan that in and...

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