DIY Wedding Invitation Kits have arrived!

We are really pleased to finally be able to share with you our first DIY Wedding Invitation Kit.

This kit is just perfect for those who want to make their own wedding invitations. It comes with all the card, paper and ribbon you need. All you have to provide is the double-sided tape. The kit also includes envelopes.

When your kit arrives it will have a full set of instructions, as well as a link to a video guide on how to assemble your invitations. There is also a guide on how to create and print your own inserts.

The kit is available in a variety of colours.

Kit Contents:

  • Pre-Cut Pocketfold Card Blanks in Main Card Colour
  • Pre-Cut Insert Mount Cards for Left Insert
  • Pre-Cut Insert Mount Cards for Right Insert
  • Pre-Cut Insert Mount Cards for RSVPs
  • Pre-Cut Front Mount Card for Name Plate
  • Ribbon for Front – Cut to Length
  • Pocket Tabs
  • Main Envelopes
  • RSVP Envelopes
  • White Paper for Insert Printing

The kit will be on display for the first time at the wedding fayre on Sunday. Check out last week’s blog for more information.

As always if you have any questions feel free to get in touch, via email enquiries@wishfulinkingltd.co.uk or phone 07802724899

Making a good first impression.

Here at Wishful Inking we aim to create the wedding stationery that you truly want to complement your special day. Your invitations or save the date cards are the first impression that your guests will have of your wedding. This means that you should choose which elements of your wedding you want your guests to get a sneak preview of.

 

Making the right first impression is vital and you don’t want your wedding stationery to feel cheap and flimsy. Luxury

Red, gold and white pocketful wedding invitation available in our online shop.

heavy weight cards and papers are the first step to that feeling of quality. Your guests will be holding your stationery in their hands as they look at it and you want them to know this card, that has dropped through their letterbox, is obviously something important and special.

You may choose to share the elegance and splendour of your wedding day with your guests. This can be achieved using rich colours for your stationery or by enhancing elements of the images and text by using foiling. The metallic lettering can really create a focal point for your whole invitation and capture that feeling of elegance and grandeur in the finished look. Our ‘Time Flies’ invitation uses a rich red colour to create a striking contrast to the white of the main card. To really give it that next level of splendour, the gold foiling is used on the Bride and Groom’s names as well as other key elements of the information.

Summer pocketfold wedding invitations now available from our online shop.

Perhaps you’re having a fun summery wedding and want to give your guests a taste of the sunshine. This can be achieved by using vibrant colours and fun floral motifs. Move away from those traditional calligraphy fonts and bring in something a little more quirky to show off the more playful side of your big day. You can even bring these features in right from your save the date cards too. The soft watercolour feel of our ‘Summer Fun’ magnetic save the date cards really adds to the warm and fun effect of a great day at the beach.

There are so many ways to make a great first impression with your wedding stationery. Why not drop us an email at enquiries@wishfulinkingltd.co.uk and find out how we can help.

Printed or magnetic save the date.

Printed or magnetic save the date.

Printed or magnetic save the date.

Printed or magnetic save the date.

Birds of a Feather – Feature Friday

This lovely invitation is fun and vibrant but not too in your face and is a lovely way to introduce your guest to the colour scheme of you wedding without giving too many ideas away. The invitations are a nice balance between being fun and being formal.

The key features of this invitation are:

-Magnetic Clasp
-Double Mounted Inserts
-Pocketfold

The magnetic clasp on the front of the card is a lovely way to finish these invites. The magnets are strong enough to hold the invitation closed without having to be on view unlike velcro clasps which you can always see. We also feel that you don’t have to use as much force to open the invitations, this is key on some of our more delicate invites.

For this invitation we decided to keep the main card quite neutral with our buff card. We then really lifted the features and inserts by using the purple grape and ocean blue card in a double mount. This double mount style can be applied to any of our handmade wedding invitations though it does affect the cost.

This is one of our most recent pocketfold invitation designs. The little pocket can be filled with all sorts of information cards, RSVP cards and other bits and pieces you wish to send to your guests. Guests can also use it to keep any additional information, train tickets, booking references, etc.

Included in the price of this invitation are the white envelopes for the main invitation and the RSVP cards, amendments to the wording of the inserts, changes to names, dates and times etc., and your choice of colours.

View the invitation in our shop: Birds of a Feather

If you have any questions about this invitation or any of our others, please do not hesistate to get in touch with us at enquiries@wishfulinkingltd.co.uk

Alice In Wonderland Bespoke Wedding Invitations – Feature Friday

So this week our feature Friday post is telling you a little more about the beautiful Alice In Wonderland bespoke wedding invitations we created.

The concept is quite simple. The clients wanted invitations with a pocket on the inside and they wanted it to fit their purple Alice In Wonderland themed wedding. We spent a while playing with a few different concepts for the front of the invitation before deciding on this playing card. The ‘D’ and ‘K’ in the corners are the first initials of the Groom and Bride respectively. As a secondary colour at their wedding will be gold we decided to incorporate that colour into the invitations with the little gold letters and hearts. The three gold hearts across the front of the invitation flow quite nicely and link the two initials together visually.

The inside of the invitations (more pictures can been viewed in the bespoke creations gallery) feature a beautiful embossed clock motif that was added to fill a big expanse of purple that was too distracting. We also used the clock embossing on the backs of the RSVP cards. The inside of the invitation has a panel on the left inviting all their guests to the wedding itself and then a reversable panel on the right tucked into the pocket with details of the reception on one side and information about local taxi firms and hotels on the other. Also in the pocket you can find the RSVP card and its matching envelope.

The RSVP cards and envelopes were created using custom stamps that we also produced for the couple. This meant it was a much quicker process to address the RSVP envelopes. Although you can’t see the front of the envelopes for data protection reasons they had the RSVP address stamped on and then they were embossed in gold.

The couple had a lot of positive feedback on their invitations and have told us that a few times they have been to visit friends and spotted their invitations up on bookcases or mantelpieces.