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This is Offbeat Bride's archive of invitations posts.
I'm an artist and I wanted the invitations to reflect our personalities as well as the casual party vibe we want to set for our New Year's Eve wedding. I printed all the invitations on our standard home printer, and set to work spattering them (and myself) with watered down acrylics in the backyard.
When it came time to design our wedding invitations I wanted to keep the literary, Jane Austen, vintage themes going (future librarian here). I found several awesome ideas for literary invitations and RSVP cards and combined them all together…
I’m Anna Skye from Download & Print and I share printable wedding invitations. I had such fun sharing my Vinyl Record invitation with Offbeat Brides that I’m back with a new invitation, new musical era, and new free template just for you!
Psst: If '80s glam isn’t your thing, read to the bottom to get details on having a custom invitation suite designed for you for FREE by yours truly…
When we first thought about having a Star Wars-themed wedding, I knew I had to design all the stationery myself. Of course, we chose a theme that is already its own brand, but I didn't want to just arbitrarily take from what's already in existence, and I wanted something a little more elegant than geeky. So how do you create a "brand" or consistent theme that is totally geeky, with an established standard, yet still keep it elegant?
When you imagine your wedding invitations, do you think in Technicolor with modern imagery? If so, then I imagine you're going to love our sponsor Shine Wedding Invitations. You might remember Shine from when we delved into their bling-y and sometimes nerdy designs.
Now let's talk about all the ways these modern wedding invitations can match your wildest imagination…
I love Art Nouveau. So we've been making DIY Art Nouveau book invitations, with the help of a very talented friend, who owns an old letterpress. Want to take a peek inside?
You know what sucks about wedding invitations? Pretty much all the logistics — tracking down everyone's addresses, paper cuts on your tongue from envelopes, and "How do you spell so-and-so's new last time?" You know what's awesome about wedding invitations? Our sponsor Postable.com — the free and easy way to gather your guests' addresses and send out beautiful wedding stationery without the hassle.
Remember the View Master invitations that the internet collectively lost their minds over? Were you one of the many that thought "Holy crap, I want those to be MY wedding invitations." Then you took one look at what it took to DIY and thought "JK, that's way too much work." Well, think again y'all, because our sponsor Image3D has come to your rescue!
If you want your big day to be a "solid gold hit," I have just the invitation for you. Check out this vinyl record invitation. If you and your partner are music purists, and have a shelf loaded with vinyl, then be sure to grab the free template downloads and follow along with the photo tutorial below to create this fun invitation at home.