10 Graphics for Stunning DIY Wedding Invitations

DIY Invitation Ideas


On average, wedding invitations cost $443, according to a study released by the knot in 2014. This custom wedding stationery can blow your budget out of the water- especially if you desire sleek invitations that need designer elements. If you’re looking to create DIY invitations, but aren’t sure where to start, try out some of the insanely sweet graphics below….

10 Free Whimsical Wedding Fonts for Invitations & More

DIY Invitation Ideas

10 Free Whimsical Wedding Fonts for DIY Invitations & More

One of the best things about custom, designer wedding invitations is the fabulous calligraphy/ graphic designs the artists can do. While this truly looks amazing, it can get very expensive- very quickly. Since wedding invitations are one of the first pieces of communication sent out, you want them to represent the entire look and feel of the wedding. Whether this is…

Beautiful & Affordable Weddings: The Centerpieces

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Baby's Breath centerpieces

A limited budget does not have to limit the beauty or creativity of your wedding. In fact, having a limited budget enhances the creativity and helps to find beautiful alternatives to pricey centerpieces. Weddings are one of the most memorable and important days of our lives and what better way to honor that than by having stunning centerpieces that reflect…

Beautiful & Affordable Weddings: The Invitations

DIY Wedding Ideas

There is just no getting around it —weddings are expensive. From the cost of the dress to the cake and flowers, the expenses add up quickly. That is why saving where you can is just so important. If you are planning your wedding, here are some smart ways to save on invitations. Avoid Upgrades Things like envelope liners, bows, multiple…

Beautiful and Affordable Weddings: How to Save on Flowers

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Weddings are momentous occasions and of course you want them to be beautiful. Beautiful does not have to break the bank though.  With a little effort and some savvy wedding planning, you can have the wedding of your dreams. One of the biggest expenses in any wedding is wedding flowers. Even in small weddings, the cost of bouquets, boutonnieres, centerpieces,…

Let it Rain! How to Plan for Rain on Your Wedding Day

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rainy day

Outdoor weddings are becoming more and more popular every year.  Perhaps it is because an outdoor wedding offers elements of freedom and chance which are lost in the certainty of an indoor space. However, with that freedom comes the necessity of dealing with the unexpected elements, such as rain. Rain might seem disastrous when it comes to the most important…

Inspired Ways to Use Canning Jars at Your Wedding

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homemade cocao in a mason jar

Just about everyone (including us here at PaperDirect) is head-over-heels over canning jar ideas, crafts, and décor so incorporating them into a wedding is the perfect match!  We love the sense of Americana and visions they evoke–, visions of savvy citizens putting up staples, generations of children catching fireflies, Aunt Bee’s pickles, and lemonade so cold it freezes your teeth….

DIY: Wedding Gown Invitations

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These fun DIY wedding invitations are perfect for bridal showers, bachelorette parties, menus or the big day! There are countless color options and paper types you could use to create elegant, earthy or whimsical styles. To learn how to make these fun invites, read on: Supplies You’ll Need: White Flat Invitations & Envelops Any two colors of ribbon (we chose…

DIY: The Easiest Wedding Invitations Ever

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DIY Wedding invites

While there are absolutely stunning wedding invitations you can order from a designer, they can be a bit pricey- especially if you’re have a tight budget or are expecting to send out hundreds of invites. Plus, many of us just love to include a bit of our personality in the invites. After all, DIYing wedding invites can be absolutely gorgeous….

5 Photos you HAVE to Include in Your Wedding Slideshow

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5 Photos you HAVE to include in your wedding slideshow!

Wedding slideshows are the perfect thing to place between cocktail hour and dinner. Its a moment of relaxation and enjoyment where everyone can sit back and be entertained. While the basics of a wedding slideshow are pretty straightforward, if you want to successful slideshow that you can keep for years afterwards, there are some photos you MUST include. These wonderful…