The Hottest Wedding Invitation Trends for 2016

Your wedding invitations can be one of the most important things on your checklist when planning your big day. From shimmer stationary, gold foiled prints, rustic charms to classic textured linen, there are so many types of paper and designs to satisfy your artistic cravings.

Here are the current top trends in wedding invitations for some inspiration.

A Little Bit of Sparkle

Everything looks better with a bit of sparkle! Add a touch of sparkle this year with beautiful shimmer boards, glitter effects or even metallic foils. Either way, a little bit of sparkle is bound to look fabulous with any theme.



Wedding Stationery Sets

You can now coordinate your theme with all your wedding stationery, including save the date cards, RSVP cards, wishing well cards, thank you cards, table place cards, and menu cards. All you need is a fabulous theme and a great attitude!




The Artsy Designs

Abstracts, triangles, swirls, squares and circles – are now trending for modern wedding cards. It screams bold and hipster, yet can be given an elegant twist if printed on the right type of paper.


Embellished Designs

Elegant and unique embellishments are making a huge comeback this year. The subtle tones are perfect for fall or winter weddings and never seem to go out of style with its classic look.




The Chic and Rustic

For those who adore the rustic theme, there are plenty of crafty ideas to play around with. From wooden tags to lace patterns, you will be spoilt for choice!



Inserting Your Photos

There will be more than just smiles to share with the good old photo invitations. The only flaw is that you won’t be able to decide on a photo quickly. It’s not as easy as you think!



Nature’s Craft

Somewhat similar to chic and rustic, but with more of a nature element with a dash of greenery added to the invitations.





Embellishment Accessories for your DIY Wedding

Thinking up ideas and unique ways to make sure your wedding completely awes your guests can be somewhat trifling. However, if you have decided that you want a handmade wedding; a few choice DIY embellishments can really help with making your wedding theme unified and affordable.

DIY Invitations Embellishments Wedding Australis

The DIY Invitations Australia team has put together some ideas on how you can use the likes of embellished accessories to add a unique look to your wedding starting with the embellishment item. This DIY embellishment item will be the feature that ties in the entire unique wedding theme by previewing it with the DIY wedding invitations, and continuing the look through to the wedding stationery and bonbonniere and also the various wedding elements on the day itself.

For your choice of wedding embellishment you might want to buy a faux pearl and crystal diamante cluster brooch. How would you go about styling and accessorising your wedding invitations, stationery and other items? We’ve put out some ideas for your DIY embellished wedding inspiration!

DIY Embellished Wedding Invitations

You might find the likes of embellishment such as the cluster really beautiful additions to your wedding invites. Imagine a Hardcover wedding invite card, maybe even a layered design with a satin sash wrapped around the front of the invite card cover, with a square layer atop the centre and then crowned with this beautiful brooch embellishment. Isn’t that a beauty? You can even use the lace wedding invitation trims that can be used as layers and then accessorised with one or several embellished items such as rhinestones or even clear or pearl beads.

DIY Invitations Australia Inspired DIY Wedding Cluster Brooch Embellishment

DIY Wedding Stationery and Bonbonnieres

Taking direction from the embellished wedding invites, you can easily continue the theme onto the wedding stationery to be used on the wedding day. If you have created a beautiful faux flower with a brooch embellishment in the centre as the focal element of the invitation for the wedding, you can make the same flower accessory for your DIY wedding bonbonnieres!

DIY Invitation Australia Inspiration for DIY Wedding Bonbonniere Embellishment

Embellished Wedding Accessories

The same embellished flower made out of fabric such as satin with the edge withered with the help of a flame where the many layers is pinned together with the brooch, you can carry on the theme from the invite cards, to the wedding stationery and DIY bonbonnieres to the likes of the wedding dress belt accessory, shoe clips, hair barrette and even as a wedding cake decoration.

DIY Invitations Australia Fabric Brooch Flower DIY How to

There are many ways in which you can use the simplest of things to make something beautiful with the help of the right accessory and a little creativity and craft. Find the perfect DIY embellishments for your handmade wedding!