Wedding Invitations – The secret behind the books and how you can find your invitation style

Lately, more and more brides turn to the internet to view and look at wedding invitations – it’s economical and it’s easy to do while you are at work. Some brides have their invitations “custom” made and more and more are trying to go the DIY route.

Let me tell you a secret – its not really saving you that much money, at least not enough to compensate you for the time and ink spent on printing them all off.

Below are the wedding albums that we carry in our shop for brides to view. The biggest benefit of actually going to a location to view the different kinds of invitations in these huge 20 pound books is that you can actually see the colors and touch the print before you purchase them. Some invitation companies will send you a sample for free or for a price, but 80% of them send them blank – so you can’t even see how the type set is. We’ll get into the different types of those in another post.

Blue Album -Blue Book offers something for everyone! Wedding, Save the Date, anniversary invitations and announcements. An exclusive collection of Jean M invitations featuring stylish, unique and colorful designs; Large selection of photo items, including: Save the Date, magnets, anniversary, Seal ‘n sends, thank yous, seals and postcards; Invitations featuring engraving, colored papers and beautiful designs that are both classic and contemporary; Seal ‘n sends for the price-conscious bride; section of recycled stocks for those looking for “green” products.

Simply Sensible – These Budget Packages are unlike anything we’ve promoted before, but let’s face it…Budget Brides are different too! You want to find a great solution to fit your budget and these packages allow you to find what you want while sensibly staying within your means. Packages include printed invitations with blank single envelopes, printed respond cards with printed envelopes, and blank thank you cards with blank envelopes. Some packages even include foil printed napkins and blank accessories.

Flower – A well-rounded selection of traditional wedding invitations and social announcements. Seal ‘n Sends, programs, napkins and thank you notes; Blind-embossed and two color imprinting available; and wedding accessories. Price range per item based on 100: $.69 to $2.20

Simple But Elegant – Invitations created on fine, heavy paper and carefully designed to represent a simple, classic style. Intricate, hand-crafted embellishments; Tulle, charms, ribbons, pearls and rhinestones; Social announcement section; 25th and 50th Anniversary items; Two-color printing and combination lettering; Keepsake-quality accessories and gifts; Personalized envelope liners; Luxurious papers. Price range per item based on 100: $1.75 to $5.00

Candlelight Collection – Classic Wedding ensembles with a variety of invitation wording layouts and monogram designs for endless customization. “Create-Your-Own” invitation options; Save the Date announcements; Legend-sized invitation ensembles; Coordinating lined inner envelopes; Respond, reception and at home cards; Programs, thank you notes, menus and envelope seals. Price range per item based on 100: $.65 to $3.50.

Exclusive Collection – The Exclusive Collection II™ Wedding features an array of incredible designs. This album presents more than 20 ensembles, each with coordinating pieces. Respond and reception cards, note folders, programs, place cards, colored envelopes and matching envelope liners; Envelope icing (wraps), favor seals, favor tags, napkins, menu and table cards and accessories; One- and two-color imprinting; New “Glaze Printing™”

Naturally Ever After – Where Weddings and Nature Meet! This collection combines stunning, nature inspired artistry with richly textured, colorful papers. Recycled Papers with at least 30% post-consumer fibers; large selection of Season & Destination invitations; Save the Date & Seal -N- Sends; Accessories, Napkins & Thank you notes.

Something Different – Wedding Stationery for customers who want to escape the ordinary, like us! Popular photo-style wedding ensembles; Save the date and social event announcements; Interesting ensemble accents.

Pockets – A myriad of print and paper color options in a variety of traditional and contemporary layouts! Paper colors include: ginger, mocha, teal, celery & gold; Silver, claret, blush, sage, azure, kiwi & coral; Invitation designs include the use of heavy cards; Pearlized stocks, pocket folders & unique envelopes; Accent elements include: special die-cuts & ribbons; Artistic motifs: flowers, leaves, hearts & polka dots;
White photos, fleur-de-lis pattern & more; Personalized programs, place cards & napkins. Price range per item based on 100: $2.25 to $4.25

Wedding Collection – Brand new album! Beautiful elegant classic invitations, has everything from Save the dates to menu cards.

Quite Personally – A fine collection of wedding accessories gifts and favors with a personalized touch! This album features – Favor boxes, centerpieces & votive candles, Wrappers, satin card box, unity candles and vases, Keepsake gifts: bottle openers, cuff links, jewelry & flasks, Embroidered handkerchiefs, glassware & money clips; Playing cards, pewter pens, silver-plated can coolers. All of it can be personalized for your wedding party or guests. Even features fantastic floor decals and banners!

All of our albums we make available for our clients to take home and browse through and make the decision. We also set appointments for brides and grooms to come in view the books and get some help when ordering all of their paper items.

I know this was a long posting but I thought I would get it all done at one time . With that if you made it this far – while we are still moving into our office space if you would like to set an appointment and come and view our invitation albums we welcome you – with a $25 gift certificate toward any of our albums listed above! Just call 336-375-3164 or e-mail to set your date and time!


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