When you are given a blank canvas to work on, what do you usually do? Do you set about creating something wonderful? Do you gather inspiration or brainstorm? Either way, when you have DIY wedding invitation kits in front of you, it’s probably because you want to be a DIY wedding couple, and felt that something personal and unique would go a long and be truly special to you and the invitees the invites will be sent to.
The thing with DIY wedding invitations is that there is a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to being given a blank card where you could just about go ‘crazy’. However, this is your wedding, and you want it to be special, unique and something that says ‘It’s Our Wedding Day!’ That is why we are proposing using layered paper crafts to create a lovely creation to be added to the DIY invites that you have acquired for your wedding day from an invitations retailer.
What does one mean when they think of layered paper crafts? It could involve layers and paper that has been crafted, and essentially that is correct. It is what you do with the paper, crafts, and layers that define your creation and make it shine. If you have a theme in mind, an inspiration or already know what you want your wedding invitation to look like then, you are already set and well on your way.
Let’s take a beautiful scenery, a backdrop to your wedding venue. If you have the skills to draw it out or paint it on paper, you may use that as you base for the layered paper crafts to be used for your bridal invites. What you could do is, segment the backdrop into layers by whichever elements that a closer to you, and then separate these by paper so they stand out, in a dimensional way. This way you have a lovely scenic look where some items pop more than the others do. It’s a lovely effect. You may also attempt this with text or typography to make the likes of your names stand out above the backdrop, which may be a typographic design or even pattern. The choice is up to you, and it is your wedding. With techniques like this to work on your DIY wedding invitations, you have wheels in motion to result in beautiful and truly unique wedding invitations, even if you have gone down the DIY route, because in the end, you will have exactly what you were looking for.