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.
Spruce up your wedding invitation in various ways. Add originality and personality into this message of love you send out to your invitees, expressing the joy of your upcoming nuptials. Make it a memorable wedding invites by adding layers and finishing touches that make a beautiful keepsake. There are some ways in which you can go about doing up your wedding invite that is far from the norm, such as pocket fold wedding invitations, layered cards and various forms of finishing touches.
Pocket Fold Wedding Invitations & Envelopes
If you were looking for a unique type of wedding invite, that is neat and organised, then pocket fold wedding invites would be the best option of wedding invites for you. When it comes to making your very own DIY wedding invite in pocket fold style, then you can go crazy! You have two main options being either buy a DIY pocket fold wedding invite kit and then add in the details and design elements later. Some invitation retailers that sell DIY kits also offer you the convenience of printing the invitation wording with the invitee name, if you give them the guest list. DreamDay Invitations is such an invitations retailer. The other option is to make them from scratch, right from cutting the templates for the sizing and adding in the details, handwriting or having a calligrapher write up the invitation wording and so forth. You can style the pockets of these DIY wedding invites in various ways. They can be horizontal, vertical, or even diagonal, and these depend on whether the invite in itself is horizontally or vertically aligned, and even whether they are portrait or landscape styled.
If you want to create some dimension within your creation, then opt to include various layers, especially in different solid colours or even patterns to give it that look. Some couples prefer the ascended look, where they acquire layers on top on one another in a pyramid form, but a new trend would be that inverted, where it leads inwards, where the innermost layer is descended. As these invitation cards are not folded, you can custom design an envelope that is unique and definitely original.
Once you have yourself unique wedding invitations add a few finishing touches, such as beautiful satin ribbons or an intricate lace bow, delicate beads and even pearls to bring out some pizzazz. Try out what you think is best for your DIY wedding invitation for a memorable day.
Layered essentially means a tiered or items being kept atop one another, representing a layout, design, or style. It’s one of the most common styles found in scrapbooking items as it brings in dimensions and a great composition on elements, and nowadays, the trends for invites, such as wedding invitations has moved toward this design style. With layered DIY wedding invitations, you bring together patterns and various elegant items together for a cohesive flow, and those design can be inspired by items that are already available in the market, but at a fraction of the cost, because you are opting to be a thoughtful and smart DIY bride.
A great place to start on your hunt for inspiration for layered wedding invitations would be the great choices of wedding invitations retailers, those available throughout Australia, and that ship worldwide, such as DreamDay Invitations. As it home to some lovely choices, as well as they also offer DIY wedding invitations kits in various colours, that can be delivered to your doorstep with the wedding invitations wording printed so that all you need to do is do up the layered designs and you’re done!
You can gather your inspirations from the designs available, acquire the DIY wedding invitation kits and the other complimenting materials, your crafts and tools, and then get moving on designing your layered DIY wedding invitation card.
Ornate Wedding Invitation Designs: Start with a solid base, in the colour, which you prefer. You can either opt to go with an ornate pattern as the background with a label on the front that spells the couples’ names, or even half way or with parallel strips pattern.
Elegant Wedding Invite Designs: An elegant option of layering wedding invite design element would be to add one statement layer atop the base. For example, take a singular colour such as peach or beige, and then accent it with a strip of ornate white lace as a finishing touch.
Mixture of Design for Wedding Invites: The great thing about wedding invitation designs is that you can pair varying styles in a cohesive way, where an ornate and elegant element can go together. This also applies to elements such as lace with ribbons, or pearls and stripes as it ties items together. Make sure it does not look tacky and keep to your inspiration, such as invitation inspirations showcased here.