Creative Ways to Your Ask Wedding Party

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“Will you be my bridesmaid?” is an exciting question to begin with, but you can make it even more intriguing with a few creative ways to ask your wedding party to be part of your humongous day. Check out our lineup of ingenious ideas for popping your big question to bridesmaids, groomsmen and even the flower girl and ring bearer….

10 Free Whimsical Wedding Fonts for Invitations & More

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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…

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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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….

8 Bold “Save the Date!” Ideas

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Finishing Touch Save The Date Postcards

In the last few years, the process of announcing wedding dates has transformed into a game of one-upmanship on Facebook, with each couple eager to gain the most feedback from friends and relatives. While a social media announcement is essential in this day and age, there’s still something special about receiving tangible wedding announcements. Consider spreading the great news with…

DIY Invitation Ideas for Small Weddings

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Pretty Petals Fold-Up Invitations by PaperDirect

Small, intimate weddings mean that you can put some extra details into your décor that would be too time-consuming or expensive for a wedding with hundreds of guests. That said, if you’re planning to do special DIY invitations, you’ll get gorgeous, custom results — just be sure to give yourself more time than you think you’ll need so you won’t…

Dos and Don’ts for Throwing the Perfect Bridal Shower

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Optimistic Casual Invitations

Are you always a bridesmaid? Have you thrown bridal showers before? Or is it your First Time? Either way, we’ve put together some fresh ideas along with Do’s and Don’ts for throwing the perfect bridal shower. DO Take a deep breath – Before getting started. Visualize the whole event turning out great! Not to worry, your bride, best friend, sister or…

How to Save Money on Your Wedding Stationary

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According to a recent survey of more than 17,000 brides, the cost of an average wedding topped $28,000 in 2012, and that’s excluding the honeymoon. For brides on a budget, it’s almost enough to make you want to elope. But before you start heading for a Vegas wedding chapel, take heed: With some careful planning and a little extra attention…

DIY Layered Wedding Invitations Will Save You Money

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Everlasting Layered Invitations

Almost everyone wants to save money on their wedding budget, but no one wants to give up any of the elegance they’ve dreamed of for their special day. One place that you can save money without sacrificing style is with invitations. Layered wedding invitations are an easy DIY project that look professional because they are. Layered wedding invitations typically come…

How to Save Time and Money on Your DIY Bridal Shower

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Save money by planning ahead, having a budget and getting the right price on everything you need for  a DIY bridal shower that will be the talk of the town. Here’s a handy DIY bridal shower checklist to help you plan the perfect party for the bride-to-be, which is probably you! Checklist for 3 Months Prior to Bridal Shower Decide…

Inexpensive DIY Wedding Invitation Ideas That Wow!

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Darling Blooms Casual Invitations by PaperDirect

With PaperDirect’s huge selection of invitations for just about every taste imaginable, your do-it-yourself invitations will look imaginative and professional. With our blank invitations, you can create your own invitation based on whatever special event you are hosting, and when you choose one of PaperDirect’s custom invitations, we will print them for you! PaperDirect has inexpensive DIY Wedding Invitations that will…

Affordable DIY Bridal Shower Invitations

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Cream Roses Photo Cards

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to save a little money by having a do-it-yourself (DIY) wedding or by doing some parts of the wedding by yourself. Many do-it-yourselfers make their own wedding cakes, decorations, invitations and wedding favors. DIY bridal shower invitations can be as fancy or as simple as you like (or as your skill level allows). If they’re…

Christmas Bridal Shower Ideas

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Loops Flat Invitations by PaperDirect

Use the holiday season to inspire wedding festivities like a Christmas bridal shower! When having a Christmas wedding, you can draw inspiration fro holiday decorations and traditions and celebrate the upcoming nuptials and the holidays. With some creativity, you can wow the bride and still be ready for the holidays. For the bridal shower invitations you can choose holiday-themed invitations…

Guide To Planning A Wedding During The Holiday Season

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Snowflake Wishes Specialty Flat Invitations

The holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is many people’s favorite time of the year. It’s a joyous time and a wonderful excuse to spread good cheer and generosity to those you love and to complete strangers. Because the holiday season is such a busy time for families, some brides avoid the months of November and December for…

Unique DIY Wedding Invitations

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Heritage Flat Invitations

When looking around for the perfect wedding invitation, keep in mind that your wedding invitation should reflect your personality and the style of your wedding.  Thanks to our wide variety of affordable DIY wedding invitations offered by your DIY wedding headquarters, PaperDirect, you won’t have to sacrifice finding that perfect invitation to save money. Whether you  want fall-themed DIY wedding…

DIY Fall Wedding Invitations

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Fall Glisten Specialty Flat Invitations

When you plan a wedding for the fall, you open yourself up to so many vibrant color schemes and wonderful themes. Many people say that fall is their favorite season because of the turning of the leaves and the cool temperatures signaling the coming of winter. Warm, sunny days and crisp, clear evenings make for great wedding weather, so if…

Types of Wedding Invitations-How About a Layered Invitation?

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Promises Layered Invitations

If you’re planning a do-it-yourself (DIY) wedding, your wedding invitation type, design and wording is probably one of the biggest, most important decisions you will make. Thankfully, PaperDirect has an extensive line of wedding invitations from which to choose, but with so many different types available, you may feel overwhelmed and not know where to begin! Layered invitations are perfect…

DIY July Wedding? Tips to Beat the Heat

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Tulip Romance Flat Invitations

If you’re planning a July wedding, you are probably worried about how you and your guests are going to handle the heat. Even if the wedding is indoors, you and your guests will have to spend some time outside traveling from locations and taking pictures. If you’re planning a July wedding, there are tips to beat the heat and minimize…

Save the Date Postcards vs. Save the Date Magnets

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Seashore Scene Save the Date Oversized Postcards

Everything you need to know about save the date events can be found right here on the PaperDirect blog. In addition to providing useful information about DIY (do-it-yourself) weddings and wedding etiquette, PaperDirect is also your one-stop online shopping source for DIY wedding necessities like wedding invitations, wedding reception cards, response cards, wedding thank you cards, and save the date…

Bridal Shower Favor Tips

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Delightful Purple Casual Invitations

If you are preparing to host a bridal shower, you have a lot to plan for to make the soon-to-be-bride’s shower a special day she’ll never forget. You have to plan food, drinks, the guest list, the venue, buy a gift, decorate, organize bridal shower games, and decide what bridal shower favors to offer guests. If this is the first…