Daydreaming about the perfect wedding invitation – an elegant design with some glitz and glamour on the side? You can have yourself luxurious handmade wedding invitations with a little help from the DIY Invitations online shop. It has everything you’ll need to put together a beautiful handmade wedding invite to present to your guests that will be the talk of the town!
Here’s what you will need to get you started on your luxury DIY wedding invitations.
Customisable Printable Invitation Templates
With the help of pre-cut shapes as well as printable templates for you to use in your DIY wedding invitations and other wedding stationery which includes invitation accessories, on-the-day wedding stationery for the ceremony and reception, you’ll be able to create beautiful & luxurious wedding invitations and stationery.
You are given the choice of over 50 shapes for DIY wedding stationery (be it folded, flat, die-cut to envelope seals & sticker and tags) across 10 paper types and more. If you want to customise existing printable templates then you can by choosing from the 100 flat designs, 60 folded designs, 5 die-cut designs, and 15 odd wedding stationery accessories such as labels, envelope seals & stickers, tags, envelope liners, and much more. You can easily use the wedding invitations & stationery shapes or printable templates to act as the base of your luxurious DIY wedding invitations & stationery.
By personalising your wedding invitation wordings, you can easily add a professional look to your DIY wedding stationery as you can even include guests name to whichever stationery choice you want, whether it’s the wedding invite, reply card, order of service card, place cards or any other stationery item that you’d like to personalise.
Specialty Wedding Paper
If you’re looking to add some beautiful textures, colour and glitz to your wedding invites and matching wedding stationery, then choose the specialty paper stock for your crafts. With the help of a various layering designs you can be inspired to create your own. Use a pair normal or specialty scissors or cutters/punches if you can get a hold of a few that goes in line with your design drafts. You can use a 4 layer design with the printable template as the base (in the case of a wedding invite) and add a specialty wedding paper layer (such as that of a pebbled bronze paper), another paper layer that matches the base of the invite and another specialty paper layer and to finish it off a monogram square inset with the wedding date, Doesn’t that paint a pretty picture?
Apart from these you also can accompany it with ribbons, embellishments such as buckles or clusters to adding pearl or rhinestone accessories to highlight printed design, or even use glitter or embossing glue to add some texture and pizzazz to your luxury handmade wedding invitations. It’ll be the masterpiece for sure!
As you plan for your wedding or any special occasion you’re having, you look for ways to make your wedding guests feel loved and thought of. Gifts are such a nice way of doing this, and gift boxes make it easy and convenient to do where not much preparation is needed, especially if you’re getting DIY gift boxes. We’ve compiled a list of the best DIY gift boxes and gift bags available to you, brought to you by the DIY Invitations online shop based in Australia.
Boxes for Weddings
You may find that boxes are very useful when you want an elegant and crisp wedding. Here are some instances.
Requests to be in the Bridal Party
Your uses for gift boxes may start off with when you ask your bridesmaids/groomsmen to be part of your wedding and take up respective duties. Along with a “Will you be my Maid of Honour/Bridesmaid?” or “Will you be my Best Man/Groosman?” you can send along gifts that are appropriate. These can include a set of toiletries for either gender along with personalised cards so that they may keep them as mementoes.
Wedding Invitation Boxes
Another way to include DIY gift boxes into your special day is by enclosing your wedding invitations snugly inside DIY wedding invitation boxes. You can even include potpourri or confetti; cover the invite card in tissue or anything that relates to your wedding theme. Finish it off with a ribbon wrap and present it to your wedding invitees.
Wedding Bomboniere Boxes
Wedding favours or bombonieres as they are often called are ways in which the newlyweds can give thanks in the form of a gift. Whatever your gift of choice may be, whether in the form of sugar almonds, Ferrero Rocher chocolates to champagne flutes, personalised magnets, mugs and more, they can all be fitted into the many gift box options available that range from pillow boxes, trinket boxes and cube boxes that are either made out of card stock or clear PVC for your aesthetic designs, and decorative and/or wrapping options.
Special Occasions Gifting and Boxes
When it comes to special occasions, you may need boxes to hold the gifts for the recipient(s). Depending on the size and what it may hold, you are given a large range of options to choose from, and they are all available as flatpacks so you can easily put it together. Here are the gift boxes available. We’ve also provided in the gift bag options too.
- Small boxes
- Trinket boxes
- Mug boxes
- Book boxes
- Crystal boxes
- Lingerie boxes
- Wine boxes
- Gown boxes
- A5 gift bags (vertical/horizontal)
- A4 gift bags (vertical/horizontal)
- A3 gift bags (vertical/horizontal)
- Bottle bags
If you are trying to decide between opting for ready-made wedding invitations and going down the DIY route with handmade wedding invitations, there are lots of pros and cons to make up your mind. With DIY wedding invitations, you have the advantage of presenting personalised pieces of stationery, from the wedding invites to reply cards, and other on-the-day stationery items, which you can style according to your wedding theme and vision.
Something that is trending right now would be the use of metallic accents in the design and styling of your wedding, whether it’s in the DIY invitations and decor accents, or in other elements of your special day, such as attire, bouquets and even tableware. Popular choices of metallic colours for weddings are gold, silver and copper, when paired with choice colours such as white or black, and further complimented by an accent colour such as purple, teal, navy, and pink. When you put these beautiful colours together on your DIY wedding invitations and thereafter transcend them onto other wedding elements, you know you will have a beautiful wedding day that will be the talk of everyone attending!
So, how would you go about adding metallic accents onto your DIY wedding invitations? We have a few suggestions for you! It can be used hand in hand with the paper used, the ink or print (in terms of foil printing, and appliqués and embellishments you opt to choose.
There are many options of paper that give off a beautiful sheen, such as the StarDream range of paper and card stock for your DIY invitations, or other varieties such as shimmer or sparkle. However, there is also specialty paper such as with foil printing that gives off a reflective sheen, others which are accented with embossing or flocking on paper that gives off a dull sheen, or even accented with metallic glitter. Some examples courtesy of DIY Invitations include Metallic Icon, Metallic Tiger Stripe, Embossed Pebbles in Silver, Embossed Floral in Gold, Glittered Vine Attraction in Gold, Embossed Pebbles in Bronze and Flocked Nature’s Walk in Silver.
Other ways in which you can pair metallic accents onto your DIY wedding invitations includes using foil prints or glitter accents on the invitation wording, or with appliqués and embellishments. Using foil printing or glitter for the wording and text is pretty straightforward. You can easily use the likes of trims such as ribbons and lace in gold, silver, copper or bronze to add a beautiful sash or bow to your handmade creation, or even with the likes of clusters, brooches, buckles and custom design add-ons such as a starfish design to complete the look of your DIY wedding invitation.
Adding a little bit of metallic glitz will go a long way in making your DIY wedding and invitations stand out amongst the rest. Keep these tips in mind when doing up a metallic themed DIY wedding with beautiful wedding invitations and stationery too!
Wedding planning is an exhilarating time with so much to be done and thought of. You probably want to do everything yourself, and you can, especially if you have decided to be a DIY bride! You can easily start with DIY wedding invitations and stationery, and work your magic through to decor items such as unique backdrops, cute accents and much more. These elements can take after the theme you have set in your DIY wedding invites and stationery, but firstly, you will need to work on the items you will need to craft them! Let’s find out what you can use to make your life, as a DIY bride, easier when doing up the invites and other stationery.
Your handmade wedding invitations can fall into several categories, one being where you start from scratch by purchasing the paper and card stock and use various tools and techniques to make your DIY invites come alive, or you can purchase the likes of pre-cut, folded and hard cover wedding invitations and use accessories, embellishments and layers to add to the look you have envisioned. When trying to decide on which path to take, consider the time and effort that each one will take, and whether you have the tools and equipment with you to carry it out.
With pre-cut DIY wedding invitations, you are allowed the convenience of using cards that are already cut and scored to start on your creative process, with the shape, size and fold of your preference. This way, you have full control of how your beautiful DIY invitations will come about from that point onwards. It is the same with DIY hard cover wedding invitations, where you are provided with quality invitations made out of card stock that is sturdy and luxurious, which are folded to a certain sizing, and is available with a matching envelope. Some options even come with a little pocket on the inside to carry various wedding invitation accessories such as reply cards, directions and accommodation cards and so on.
Accessories that you might need to move forward with the envisioned look might include the likes of flat cards and inserts, die-cut shapes (if you want to keep things interesting and fun), stickers, embellishments, appliqués, trims, envelopes and not to mention tools such as paper cutters, scissors, rulers, bone folders, choice of adhesive, and even the likes of scoring/embossing tools too. With right tools and materials, you can make something beautiful happen with your DIY wedding invitations!
Are you excited about your wedding day and being a DIY bride? You can add so many personal and custom items to your big day, starting with DIY wedding invitations and working your way through to the big day with wedding stationery, and much more. Your invitees and guests will be amazed and touched at the time and effort you put into making your wedding a beautiful and memorable one, with keepsake & sentimental DIY wedding elements too. With DIY Invitation’s pre-cut DIY wedding invitations and accessories, you will find that the task is easier and you will be able to give more attention to detail on the design, styling and accessorising of your DIY wedding invitations.
With DIY Invitations Pre-Cut and Scored Wedding Invitations, you get quite a range of options to choose from. These uniquely designed stationery pieces are affordable and convenient, where you can easily make your wedding theme and vision come alive with a few clicks on your mouse and then do them up in style to your own liking. Make your way through the creative process once you select which DIY invitations or stationery items you will need, purchase them and have them delivered, and lastly, add on various appliqués and embellishments to enhance its look.
The range of pre-cut and scored DIY invitations and accessories for you to choose include the likes of the following, with various dimensions to cater to your design vision. Take your pick out of these to make your dream wedding come true with custom made and personal DIY wedding invitations and stationery!
A5 Folded Card (148mm x 210mm)
Boarding Pass with Perforation (195mm x 90mm)
DL Flat Invite (97mm x 180mm | 97mm x 210mm)
DL Invitation Folded (105mm x 210mm)
DL Invite Tri-fold (97mm x 180mm)
DL Invite Z-fold (99mm x 210mm)
DL Sticker (100mm x 210mm)
Flat Card (85mm x 135mm | 95mm x 145mm | 88mm x 132mm | 90mm x 50mm | 90mm x 200mm | 95mm x 135mm | 89mm x 139mm | 85mm x 125mm | 80mm x 185mm | 90mm x 180mm | 90mm x 195mm | 139mm x 200mm | 88mm x 132mm | 137mm x 200mm)
Flat Insert (100mm x 150mm | 147mm x 210mm)
Flat Invite (122mm x 173mm | 127mm x 178mm)
Flat Menu (95mm x 260mm)
Flat Paper (148mm x 210mm)
Folded Card (105mm x 150mm | 90mm x 134mm)
Folded Invite (127mm x 178mm)
Menu – Flat Card (105mm x 270mm)
Name Band (300mm x 30mm)
Note Paper (134mm x 178mm)
Passport Cover Folded (88mm x 125mm)
Place Card Folded (95mm x 70mm | 90mm x 65mm)
Place Card Layer (90mm x 55mm)
Square Flat Card (125mm x 125mm | 145mm x 145mm | 120mm x 120mm | 70mm x 70mm | 134mm x 134mm | 75mm x 75mm | 130mm x 130mm | 124mm x 124mm | 73mm x 73mm | 93mm x 93mm | 95mm x 95mm)
Square Invitation and Pocket folded (139mm x 139mm)
Square Invitation Folded (139mm x 139mm | 134mm x 134mm | 145mm x 145mm | 140mm x 140mm)
Square Invitation Vertical Tri-fold (145mm x 145mm)
Square Invite Insert Paper (135mm x 280mm)
Square Tri-Fold (134mm x 134mm)
Stacked Flat Insert (120mm x 90mm | 120mm x 105mm)