diy invitations

7 tips to save yourself from Save the Date stress

I love informing people of things really early. So Save the Dates seemed like a no brainer for us — a piece of cake. Nope. Instead they were kind of an emotional roller coaster. If you’re like me you assume sending out 100 pieces of physical correspondence will be an easy task. Oh, it’s not. I hope my save the date tips help you…

Free Halloween wedding invitation fonts from @offbeatbride

16 bewitching free Halloween fonts for scarily good DIY wedding invitations

We’ve already introduced some gorgeous and FREE fonts that you can use for your DIYed wedding invitations, but this time around we’re giving some love to our couples planning Halloween weddings. We’ve got creepy fonts, horror movie-inspired fonts, and gothically delicious fonts for all types of Halloween-themed weddings. If you’re ready to tackle your own DIY Halloween invitations or save-the-dates, here are some of our favorite free Halloween fonts.

Ouija board save-the-dates free wedding printable from @offbeatbride

I predict you will love this Ouija board save-the-date free wedding printable

Raise your zombiefied hand if you’re planning a Halloween wedding and want some killer DIY save-the-dates. If you’re planning an invite for your 2015 Halloween wedding or getting a head start on save-the-dates for your 2016 wedding, this Ouija board save-the-date free printable template may be just what you need if you’re predicting some major Halloween wedding fun and want to crank out some cheap and awesome DIY save-the-dates.

Free wedding invitation fonts for DIY invitations from @offbeatbride

14 of our favorite free wedding invitation fonts for sweet DIY wedding invites

Alright invitation DIYers, this is for you. I’ve found some killer and FREE fonts to rock your DIY invitations. Designing your own invitations isn’t for the faint of heart, but it can make for super personalized invites. Here are some of our favorites for sweet and lovely wedding invitations.

DIY wedding invitation software recommendations

10 design programs to use for your DIY wedding invitations (including 5 FREE ones!)

Feeling the design spirit and want to DIY your own wedding invitation set? We feel you. Sometimes what you want only exists in your brain and only you can pull it out. You’ll need some tools to make this happen, so let’s talk wedding invitation design software, both big and robust or small and easy-to-learn.

Don’t make these 5 mistakes when addressing and mailing your wedding invitations

At one point, I spent about a year working on improvements to the code for postal address recognition (in a couple different countries; it’s customized a lot for each country, but the basic ideas and system are the same).  Based on that experience, here’s my advice to help your letters get where you want them to as quickly as possible…