Ordering bridal shower invites can be stressful and expensive, especially when you have many other aspects of your shower to plan. Making your invitations yourself and is a convenient and money-saving alternative to ordering your invitations. With a bit of searching online, you can find some easy-to-use design aids that will help make the process inexpensive and efficient.
Making your own invitations for a bridal shower may seem like a complex task, but with the right materials the process is a breeze. Since a bridal shower is a very personal event, it’s important to pick out a top-notch invitation kit that will reflect the theme of your marriage. Printable invitation kits can just consist of invitations, envelopes, and response cards but they may also feature programs, thank you cards, and other items. By buying an invitation kit instead of purchasing these elements separately, you can save money and also make your life easier.
The great thing about making bridal shower invites yourself is that they can truly look however you want them to look. When choosing an invitation design, it may be difficult to capture the right atmosphere that you want your bridal shower to have. Many printable invitations come with detailing, such as embossing or foil bordering, that give them a formal touch. Online, you can find very simple or elaborate designs. It is completely up to you whether you want to design your invitations around a pre-printed invitation design or on blank invitations from scratch. Simply printing your design on a material like vellum is a fast way to make a classy invitation without the bells and whistles. Determine what type of design would be best to meet your needs – all it takes is a bit of creativity!
Using an invitation template or a design program to make your bridal shower invites will save you time and leave you with professional-looking invitations. Many templates are free to download from stationery sources online, and may be editable using a program like Microsoft Word. Simple templates usually have guidelines like text boxes, so all you need to do is type in your text, select your font size and style, and add embellishments like images or clip art if desired. A Great template will already have the layout adjusted properly to fit a specific size invitation, such as an 8.5″x5.5″ invite, but you may need to make further adjustments in your print settings to ensure that it prints correctly. As always, make sure to download only from a secure and reliable source website (such as an established stationery retailer).
Design software can be a big help when making and printing invites for a bridal shower. There are many programs out there that can get the job done, but what matters is how much time you are willing to spend. If time and budget are concerns, then a basic word processing program should be suitable enough to help you print a text design on a set of printable invitations. The only difficulty is that you may need to know to adjust your layout/printer settings appropriately for the size of your invitations. Purchasing a program specifically designed for creating cards and stationery items may be the best option if you would like a step-by-step design process. Many of these programs are available for a low cost, and you will be able to use it to produce the rest of your marriage stationery. The last option is using an online design program. Some stationery retailers offer design software as a tool that their customers can use to personalize their products. Such tools can contain features like templates and clip art for free, all in one place. In most cases, you’ll also be able to save your designs online and conveniently access them again in the future.
Designing and printing your own bridal shower invites is time-saving, cost-effective, and will mean a lot to your shower guests. Don’t be afraid to try out different methods and see what works best for you; in the end, you will be proud to have made your own invitations!