Getting Wedding Invitations
Having your wedding invitations printed
professionally can be a nerve wracking event.
There are many different printing shops that
you will need to choose from and you should
be sure that you decide on a plan that will
enable you to find the printing shop that works
the best for you.
First, you will want to design your invitations. When you are designing your invitation, you
have to understand that you can work with the tools that you have or you hire someone to design
your invitation for you, to ensure that you are happy with the final product.
As you are designing your invitation or while you are consulting with the individual that is going
to design your invitation, you will want to have the theme for your wedding to be nailed down.
You will want to understand what colors and themes you will need to incorporate.
As you are learning how you are going to incorporate the colors and the theme of your wedding,
you may want to look through different ideas. It may take some time and you have to be sure
that you are willing to go through many different ideas before you make your final decision.
Although it may feel frustrating to go through many different ideas, when you find the idea that
you love, the time will be well worth it. After you know what print or what design you want on
your invitation, you will need to choose the type of paper and the shape of the paper.
Some people like to have their invitations printed on paper that matches their theme or even have
paper that has a special meaning. Going through the different options for your paper is easier
when you have the paper in front of you and you are able to touch it and feel it.
Type of paper
The weight of the paper, the texture of the paper
and the way the paper looks will all be
contributing factors to your decision. It is
important to be able to feel the paper, see the
paper and compare the feel and the way that the
paper looks in person.
If you are shopping for your paper online, you will not be able to get the full effect of the paper.
Making the extra effort to see the paper in person before you buy the paper will ensure that you
love the paper that you have purchased.
When you have the paper in hand, you can then make sure that you are able to print the paper
ahead of time to see how it looks. When you go through a practice run with the printing, you
will be able to make sure everything turns out the way that you need it to.
Checking the color differences and making sure that you are happy with the way that the design
is displayed on the paper is important. Talk with your local print shops to ensure you have
someone that will be patient with you as you are working on printing.
Photo credit: Valerie Renee, Ugly Kitty