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Designing Your Wedding Invitations: Tips for Creating a Memorable Invitation

Your wedding invitations are the first glimpse your guests will get of your big day. It's important to make sure that your invitation design reflects the unique style and feel of your wedding. Here are some tips to help you design the perfect wedding invitation.

Basic Invite Invitation Example

Choose A Style

The first step to designing your wedding invitations is to decide on a style. There are many different styles to choose from including classic, modern, rustic, and more.

Consider your wedding theme, color palette, and the atmosphere you want to create when selecting a style.

Select A Color Scheme

Once you've chosen a style for your invitation, you'll need to decide on a color scheme. Your color scheme should complement the style of your invitation and fit the overall theme of your wedding. Consider using a mix of colors to create an inviting and eye-catching invitation.

Include All The Necessary Information

It's important to make sure your invitation includes all the necessary information. Make sure to include the date, time, and location of the wedding, as well as the names of the

bride and groom. Also, be sure to include an RSVP deadline, so your guests can let you know if they'll be attending your wedding.

Add A Personal Touch

Adding a personal touch to your wedding invitation will make it even more special. Consider incorporating your favorite colors, meaningful symbols, or a special quote into your invitation design. You can also incorporate photos of the happy couple into the design to make it even more unique.

Use Quality Materials

When designing your wedding invitation, it's important to use quality materials. Choose paper that is thick and easy to write on. You should also use a high-quality ink to ensure that your invitation looks great and stands up to wear and tear.

Proofread The Design

Before you print your invitation, make sure to proofread the design. Check to make sure there are no spelling or grammatical errors. You should also double-check to make sure all the necessary information is included.

Designing your wedding invitation is a fun and creative process. Use these tips to create a unique and stylish invitation that will make a lasting impression on your guests. With a little bit of planning and creative thinking, you can create the perfect invitation for your big day!


If you're looking for somewhere to start, Basic Invite has you covered! Not only do they have a HUGE selection of wedding invitations and save the dates, they also offer a wide selection of other invitation options, including:

  • Graduation

  • Bar & Bat Mitzvah

  • Birthday

  • Memorial

  • Birth Announcements

  • Baby Shower

  • Bridal Shower

  • Anniversary

  • Engagement

  • Vow Renewal

  • Bachelorette

  • Rehearsal Dinner

Here are some of the features they offer:

Almost Unlimited Colors

Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once they select a design, customers can change the color of each element on the card. With over 180 colors to choose from, the invite is sure to be exactly how they want it. This is what sets us apart from almost any other online stationery company.

Custom Samples

Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers to order a printed sample of their actual invitation before they place their final order. They can see the paper quality and how it will print, and make sure the card is perfect.

Over 40 Different Colors of Envelopes

Basic Invite has over 40 different envelope colors to choose from. With so many options, customers can make their envelope match the invitation. All of the envelopes are peel and seal so they can be closed quickly and securely.

Address Capturing Service

Basic Invite offers an address capturing service that allows customers to share a link on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other social media to request their friends and family’s addresses. The addresses are stored in the customer’s account and can be selected during the design process. Basic Invite offers recipient address printing at no cost on all card orders.


Foil cards are available in gold, silver, and rose gold. Customers can choose flat or raised foil on all of Basic Invite’s foil designs.

Right now Basic Invite is offering 15% off with coupon code: 15FF51

Make sure you check them out at!

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