Cutting back the cost of wedding invitations could save you a small fortune! Especially when you think the average amount of invites required is approximately 150 – 300. Designing your own wedding invites is easier than you think, especially if you utilise all the free tools that are available on the world wide web!
You can create gorgeous wedding stationary and only pay for the cost of the paper and ink! That said, we’re living in a digital world and you could even opt for emailing everyone your invites! A fast and efficient option! Whats more, you’re guaranteed to get quick responses. It’s a great way of sending invites! It saves you time and much needed energy that you can concentrate elsewhere. Your RSVP’s will literally be returned at the click of a button. You’ll save time not having to chase responses and your wedding planning will run smooth.
Get Quick Responses
Most brides find waiting for replies a very stressful time as they can’t go ahead with other plans without knowing the number of people attending, there are often excuses that some guests haven’t received there invite or have misplaced it where as if it’s sent via an email, you’ll avoid any excuses that people haven’t received theirs. The only problem you may have is obtaining 150 email addresses but then if the cost of it is free, you have to weigh up whether it’s worth it, most brides will agree that it’s worth the savings and besides, you’d have to obtain their addresses anyway!
Scour The Internet
If you’re not the creative type, you can find incredible bargains on sites such as Etsy and Ebay. You’ll find avid crafters who’ll create bespoke invitations for as little as £5 which you can print at home.
If you’re sending invites out via post, factor in the cost of postage which for £150 invites can really tot up! Be sure to do your research and see what the best option is for you. If fancy invites aren’t a priority and you simply want to know whether people can make it, set up an event via Facebook so guests can quickly give you the yes or no answer you’re looking for. Consider your older guests though because the chances of your 89 year old Grandma having Facebook might be slim.
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