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This is our massive archive of wedding invitation posts — but we’ve also got more specific archives like Invitation Porn orInvitation DIY tutorials, as well as archives dedicated to custom invitations, diy invitations, eco-friendly invitations, email invitations, invitation packages, AND our most popular archive: invitation wording.

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Preserve wedding treasures with this DIY wedding shadowbox tutorial

After our wedding, I started to think about different ways to preserve some special pieces from the day, but I wasn’t sure where to begin. I’ve seen a lot of brides preserve their wedding bouquets, but I had a few different items I wanted to save together. After a little bit of thinking it hit me: a shadowbox would be perfect! Here’s how I made mine.

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A sad mother of the bride asks: “How do I tell my friends I can’t invite them?”

“My 44 year old daughter is planning and paying for her own wedding. The guest list is at 200, and she has agreed to let us invite 6 close friends… but what do I say to all our other friends who may be expecting to be invited?”

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Informal wedding invitation wording

I’m working on the wedding invitations for my 2022 wedding, and all informal wedding invitation wording examples I’m finding online feel like they’re from the before-times. I don’t need to talk about the pandemic specifically on my invitations, but it feels weird not to acknowledge that weddings are different now than they used to be. I’m having a casual microwedding in my backyard, and I know I’m not the only one who’s struggling with informal, casual, but also celebratory wedding invitation wording. Help??

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10 COVID wedding postponement announcement wording ideas (funny, classy, and cute!)

So you’ve made the decision to postpone your wedding because of Coronavirus.

First off: we are so fucking sorry this is happening to you.  Second off, we’ve got some wedding postponement announcement ideas for ya…

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How many stamps to put on your wedding invitations? Learn from my mistake!

I learned that about half of our invitations arrived with a “postage due” stamp on the envelope and a smaller second envelope soliciting $0.15 from the recipient. What did I do wrong!?

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These stunning email invitation suites make digital look like print

Emailing your wedding invitations is an eco-friendly AND budget-friendly wedding choice. Plus, they’re getting to be just as lovely as printed invitations so you can still keep it as classy and avant-garde as you like.