Tag Archives: Wedding Invitations & Stationery

Beautiful Wedding Invitations You Can Make Yourself

Wedding invitations are one of the most popular DIY projects that brides take on, either to save money (professional invites range from $1 to $10+) or create a one-of-a-kind design that guests won't see anywhere else.


We've rounded up some of our favorite do-it-yourself invitation tutorials. Whether you're interested in personalizing a basic paper suite or want to design one from scratch, there's something for every skill set. Happy DIYing!

Jenna Hastings

How to Choose Affordable Wedding Invitations

From save-the-dates to invitations, menu cards and thank-you notes, here's how to leave a fabulous paper trail without breaking the bank.
Sharon Naylor
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Choosing your invitations and other printed matter is often the first taste of all the creative wedding planning to come. You’ve entered a world filled with rich colors, regal monograms and shimmering papers—and wide-ranging costs. According to wedding industry survey site theweddingreport.com, the average price for 150 invitations and response cards is $245. Factor in save-the-dates ($114) menu cards ($114), programs ($108), thank-you cards ($92) and place cards ($77) for an average grand total of $750 (before postage).

Yet it’s possible to spend as much as — gulp! — $3,300 for a set of 150 engraved invitations alone. Clearly, some serious shopping around is in order. Get started with our guide.

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