Desktop and Tablet header image Mobile header image

helping brides create beautiful weddings without breaking the bank

When I started the wedding budget process I said I would spend the big bucks on photography and a venue. I did. But as I got further into planning, I decided that I wanted to expand my budget just a little more on invitations. I know it is just a piece of paper, and I know most people throw them away before the wedding day even arrives, but the more I thought about it, the more I realized the invite sets the whole tone for the wedding. I still didn't spend a TON on them (just a couple hundred dollars for close to 200 invites) but we did spend more than originally budgeted.

I have an AMAZINGLY talented friend who agreed to help design our perfect invitation…. check out the pretties!

ordering wedding invitations

I love that they are simple, adorable and laid back, just like we want the wedding to be! Plus they are unique to us because we got input on the colors and the font and everything!

We loved the results so much that we even begged Caity to make our rehearsal dinner invitations too!

ordering wedding invitations

Here are some of my tips for ordering wedding invitations:

  • Skip the outer AND inner envelopes. Do you really need them? If not, you could definitely save some money.
  • Opt for a reply postcard instead of the card and envelope. Again, saving money per card.
  • Forget the lined envelope. If you absolutely can't live without it, make them yourself. There are tons of tutorials online for cutting out your own liners.


P.S. Does anyone else get totally giddy when they go over to a friend's house and see their invites hanging on the fridge? I just love it.

Share this post:

About Taylor

Connect with Taylor
  • Love the colors you chose and the charming graphics & font! Great money-saving tips, too!

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!