In our experience, people always underestimate the amount of creativity that planning a wedding can entail. There’s decision after decision and if you want your day to be extra special, you’re going to need to get your creative juices flowing.
You’ve decided on the theme that you want for your wedding; you’ve roughly pinned down your date, you’ve even decided on your bridesmaids and now it’s time to choose the invitations.
But by this point, you’d be surprised if you ever have another creative idea again, so drained are said resources.
Invites, you think to yourself, they’re just invites, and you end up choosing the simplest and easiest of designs. A few months later, you attend your friend’s wedding and melt at the beauty and creativity of their wedding invitation design.
We get it, we really do. So, in a bid to save you that post-wedding invitation regret, here are some creative and fun ideas.
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Yes, these are ideal if you’re having some kind of festival themed wedding, but they can also prove to be ideal in many, many more ways.
Firstly, what could be more convenient than an invitation that you can wear? It certainly makes it harder to forget them and it’s a safe and easy way to be able to identify guests.
Secondly, they act as the perfect keepsakes, allowing your guests to cherish them alongside their memories.
But also, they’re just a fun and modern twist on invitations.
Okay, so we don’t fully advocate going 100% into this idea and only giving your guests a map and a compass, but a map themed invitation is the ideal way to add some fun to its design. Instead of making them overly wordy, use symbols and let the theme do the talking for you.
If you’ve decided to have a vintage themed special day of any kind, we can probably assume that you’ve already considered using a scroll invitation design, so let us be their cheerleader for a moment.
Scroll inspired invitations are a fun and classic twist on the wedding invitation, adding a pop of character to your plans.
We see you scrollin’ – sorry.
We are all for finding actual, physical invitations to use and will probably never support them going digital. However, there are fun ways to incorporate digital aspects onto its design.
If you’ve created a wedding website, add a link, or consider adding a scannable code that links to some kind of media. Perhaps it could be a video with images from your romance story. Or, perhaps it could or a video message for your guests.
There are plenty of reasons for wanting to keep your wedding invitations in a classic, traditional form. But there are plenty of ways to combine the best of both worlds.
We love this idea and we think that it could be a fun way to involve your guests in the running up to your big day.
Add some kind of code of decipherable message to your invitations and ask that your guests attempt to fathom them out in advance.
Perhaps you could ask your guests bring a particular, small object to this special day and have them deposit them in a treasure chest with their names attached. In the reception, you can reveal the answer. Alternatively, perhaps you can give them a riddle or a joke.
Either of these works and allows the guests to get involved, before this special day.
This is a fun invitation idea, one that is particularly aimed at any children that you might have attending.
If you have the budget for it, why not have a separate invitation designed. We suggest having a coloring book type design made and you can then ask the guests to bring them with them to the reception. It’ll keep the kids occupied for a short while. Read more to know how much wedding invitations cost.