Every wedding has to have a bouquet as an accessory for the bride, and over the years, bouquets have become such unique features that it has become an inspiration for many a thing. Therefore, in this instalment of DIY Wedding Invitations, we bring you Bouquet Inspired DIY Wedding Invitations.
If you already have a colour scheme selected, then all you will need to do is figure out the texture of the DIY invitation paper and the inspiration to decorate it in a way that blends well with your wedding theme. Now, if you are using DIY wedding invitations kits, you have the ease of having your entire guest list printed as well as the invitation wording and more. When selecting your DIY invites, make sure you have some idea of the layout because it will be delivered to you so that they will be ready to have other wedding invitations and accessories attached to it. Now, onto the matter of what you can use to decorate these DIY wedding invitations, we have a few ideas in mind. Let us find out more about them, shall we?
Material Inspirations for Your DIY Wedding Invitations
Beaded bouquets are cute and dainty, and definitely different from any wedding bouquet you have seen. They can be considered a little sparse, but you can accessorise with accompanying materials. Like so, you can add beads or beaded strings, to blend well with your bouquet, ensuring that the colour scheme is the same. There is also the option of handmade wedding invitations from scratch, which involves adding beaded buckles with lace or ribbons. That is just one option you can take.
Another unique bouquet you can use is twigs as the main attraction. Add a rustic touch to your DIY wedding invitation with this accessory.
Brooches are lovely additions to weddings, but you can break the mould by opting for a bouquet of brooches and make it truly beautiful. Your DIY wedding invitation would be a brooch too, giving your invitees a wedding keepsake with your invite as well.
Fan Shaped Bouquet is something that is unheard of but entirely possible. So, shape your wedding bouquet in that manner and decorate your wedding invite to resemble a handheld antique fan as well.
Feathers are lovely to behold and the colours are truly spectacular. You can add a single feather or numerous ones to accessorise your DIY wedding invitation.
Buttons, similar to brooches can be ornate and beautiful. So find yourself admiring the beauty of your bouquet and your wedding invite when you opt for this accessory.
Wires are similar to twigs but can be shaped to your liking. Deck your bouquet with some lovely designs and use that as inspiration for your design on the DIY wedding invites.
Fruits and Vegetables are great additions to your decor and using them for your bouquet is quite creative. Use inspiration from the fruits and vegetables, from the colours or shapes and use it in the decor and design of truly unique wedding invites.
Fabric Bouquets as also great options, and are cost efficient. When making your fabric flowers, have a few more made for your DIY wedding invites, and use it as the highlights of the floral invitation and blend your wedding elements together.
The bridal bouquet is an important element for your big day, and one that has been a tradition since ancient times, where women had a custom of carrying aromatic bouquets adorning garlic, herbs and spices, in the hope of warding off evil spirits from the maidens on her wedding day. With this in mind, in this edition of DIY wedding invitations, we bring you inspirations from floral bouquets to set the theme and mood of your one special day.
There is a variety of means to make your DIY wedding invitations inspired by the floral bouquets for your wedding day. We have compiled a few ways in which you can relate it to your bouquet as well find a flow from each floral element of your wedding day to bring a cohesive theme together, whether it is the floral bouquet, the wedding invitations, other wedding stationery and the décor.
DIY Wedding Invites with Stamped Ink Floral Design
When it comes to using stamps with beautiful designs and many colours of ink for your wedding invite creation, with a DIY wedding invitation kit, much can be done with it. It is just a matter of finding your inspiration and then trying it out. You could use one stamp, two or more in either one colour, or many colours to create a mix. You could use these stamps to create a border, or use it as a corner design or even as the focal item of your wedding invite.
DIY Wedding Invites with Watercolours
Watercolours open up a whole canvas of possibilities, depending on what you want to create. Is it an elegant or intricate work of art? Do you want to draw a painting or masterpiece? Either way, your DIY wedding invitation will be truly sensational.
DIY Wedding Invites with Pressed Flowers
Beautiful, and intricate, pressed flowers gives you a sense of ‘forever and always’. In addition, if you opt to use this method, the card in itself is a memoir of this special day. Though somewhat time consuming, this option of floral inspired DIY wedding invites will be a hit.
DIY Wedding Invites with Paper & Tissue Paper Flowers
If you want to make a statement, you can use paper flowers that will be either 2D or 3D. You can create paper flowers with origami techniques, or even punch them out and curl the petals to make it look natural. This can also be done with tissue paper, though it will create a more delicate look.
DIY Wedding Invites with Laser Cut Flowers
Definitely the most intricate of them all, and also quite delicate depending on the finesse of the design, laser cut flower of your DIY wedding invite card will be truly wonderful. Pick out a design and have it cut, or rather use a stencil and a sharp paper cutter knife and do it yourself. Very intricate and somewhat time consuming, but the end result, out of this world beautiful!
Glamorous events do not come by every day, and a wedding is definitely one worth adding some sparkle into your lives. Sometimes, planning for a glamorous wedding, one of out your wedding scrapbook that you have had since your teenage days might cause a slight dent in your wallet. Therefore, here at DIY Invitations, we have some options for you on how to DIY your wedding invitations as well as add some of that shimmer and sparkle for a fraction of the cost.
So, how can you save with your DIY wedding invitations? Well, that is easy. First, you browse for the base materials and purchase them. Find a wedding invitations retailer that also offers you DIY invitations kits and find the colours and sizing that you wish for your vision and purchase them in the quantity you wish. It is always best to get a few extra, at least 10%-20% of the total guest list, in case you need to redo some invites or need to invite a few more people, in case you missed them.
Once you have figured out the colours, the size and the type of DIY invitation base paper, you will need to think about how you are going to decorate the bare space available. Some couples opt to use decorative paper, which adds some shimmer and then some embellishments such as diamante-embellished buckles, floral accents, ribbons and lace. The use of decorative paper is a popular option, where you acquire designs of filigree, toile, baroque, floral, damask or a design of your choosing which you can have printed. There is also the option of having treatments applied to them or purchasing decorative paper that have treatments such as embossing, engraving or foil printing done to them. Either way, the use of decorative paper also depends on the layout you have in mind and finding a balance in the style, design and layout. Having decided on all that, you might want to add some final additions to your design. Be it with some glitter, a ribbon, a buckle, diamantes or even a floral accent, you can add those to your DIY wedding invitations design.
If you are wondering where the invitation wording comes into this equation, there are two ways you can go about it. The first option would be to hand it over to the invitations company that is supplying you the DIY invitation kits. DreamDay Invitations offers this solution, where you can add your entire guest list, and customise your wedding invitation wording along with it, and they will print it and deliver it to your doorstep. If not, there is the option of calligraphy, either acquiring a toolkit or hiring a calligrapher. Use embellishments to add a finishing touch to your DIY wedding invitations and add a little glitz to your wedding.