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Are you finding cheap wedding invitations that look fabulous to you? The key to creating a wow wedding is to focus on the little details and how they fit with your celebration's vibe, starting with your wedding invitations. Adding little simple touches to customize and personalize your wedding invites will wow your guests and get them set for the celebration to come. As per our recommendations, the best wedding invites are those that stand out, and often it's the simple little elements that make the difference. Now you don't have to worry; it doesn't have to break the bank.
Especially for you, we've rounded up 10 simple and inexpensive ideas for taking a plain invitation, doing a little DIY to make it amazing.
Set Your Name Stamps
Have you seen these? Yes, personalized stamps are a thing, and you can use them to make your wedding invitation or add a return address on the wedding invitation envelopes. You can find a huge variety of custom rubber stamps from online resources or have a look at all the ones we found at Picky Bride.
Set a Beautiful Ribbon on Your Cheap Wedding Invitations
By adding a beautiful ribbon to your Wedding invitations is a gorgeous little extra and the perfect way to keep all the other elements you include, such as basic information, RSVP cards, etc. You can add a little tag for an extra special touch as per your themes.
Add Creative Edges to Your Elegant Wedding Invitations
You can alter or create a fancy corners or edges on your laser cut wedding invitations with a special punch or stamp cutter. Moreover, they are available in a variety of different sizes and designs from craft stores and online. You can apply it to your wedding invitations as it's elementary to use, give yourself a bit of time and make sure you have a good table and a steady hand (don't do it while tired, or you'll end up with patterns that are off.)
You can add a Touch of Calligraphy
Now we considered handwriting as old school technique as it's been a while since handwriting classes in primary school, but if you want to make an impact with your invitations, start with addressing them perfectly (not in your own day-to-day scrawl!) Up your calligraphy game with one of the many calligraphy classes or online tutorials, you can find online. Now you can use your new skills to write your invites or do beautiful addresses on the envelope.
Add Your Favorite Watermark
It is a straightforward way to recreate those beautiful watercolor invitations you see on internet resources - create simple wedding invites and print them on watercolor paper. You have the option to give them a beautiful watercolor wash for an expensive arty effect. While doing it, there is one suggestion: don't overdo the watercolor, or the paper will be misshapen. As always, practice makes perfect.
You can gild the Edges of Your Rustic Wedding Invitations
A handy and nifty little trick that will make simple white invitations look very expensive is to add a touch of glam with a golden edge on either your invitations or envelopes. The way we are recommending it, it’s actually elementary to do.
Toggle and Tie with Twine and Tags
Perfect if you are a fan of the cheap wedding invitations, adding some twine and a custom craft paper tag gives your invite the perfect personalized touch. Like the ribbon, it also serves to keep all the other elements together inside the envelope.
For Fancy Look Add an Envelope Liner
You can't help but smile when opening an envelope that has a pretty liner hidden inside. There are lots of tutorials online on how to do your own but our favorites including online resources or you can check the details on Picky Bride
You can use an Elegant Embosser
Take your envelopes from 'plain ole' to 'pretty wow" with a personalized embosser. It's a really subtle and elegant touch that won't escape your guests. Looks super expensive, but only you will know your secret! You can pick up custom monogram ones from Picky Bride.
Use Vintage Time to Seal with Wax
Nothing says olde worlde luxe more than a wax seal on the envelope of the wedding invitation. You can pick these up in specialist paper or craft stores. We would recommend that before you embark on doing 100 of them at once, conveyor belt style, take a few minutes to practice - too much wax can look like a mess. Take the time to get it right, and then you'll fly through them.
Instead hire someone to do all the Wedding Invites for You
If this is all more trouble than you have time for, then check out our great and themed based collection for your wedding stationery who make the most beautiful wedding invitations and suites. If you want more great wedding stationery inspiration? From the latest trends we've covered everything you need to know about on www.pickybride.com