Accessorising Your DIY Invitations

Doing up your DIY invitations, whether it is for your wedding, your engagement party or any other reason you might want to design and create great looking invitations, such as a dinner party or even a charity gala and so forth, is a fun journey. From the point of inspiration to selecting the colour, theme, style and layout you have envisioned, to the invitation wording and adding the little bits and bobs that go into making it a true hit, there is much to consider apart from the basic DIY invitation kits paper to the wonder that ends up being the invitation.

There are many ways to do up and accessorize your DIY invitations. You could do it with paper, or with little bibs and bobs you find that are so intricate or relevant to your design aesthetic that it’s the perfect touch to make it a complete masterpiece.

At DIY Invitations, we feature some great options for you to choose from in terms of accessorizing your DIY invitations with the likes of lovely embellishments to suit your look and stationery theme.

DIY Invitations Brooch Accessories and Embellishments

Adding a touch of glitz add to the glamour that a DIY wedding invitation deserves. In such a case, there are a variety of options for you to choose from depending on the style, theme, design, and colour of the wedding invitation, or other event invitations.

Peacock Brooch: This lovely brooch is formed with a cluster of beautiful stones that emit an array of colours ranging from peacock blue and green to hints of yellow. Other types of similar brooches include the Regal Brooch and the Watermelon Brooch. The former consists of three different colours for the two outer rings (a shade of pale pink and magenta) and a turquoise blue, while the latter consists of two different colours for the two outer ring and centre being shades of emerald green and pink.

Vintage Pearl Brooch: This brooch exudes luxury and finesse and would be ideal for an vintage inspired invitation in pearl tones, such as cream, off-white and the likes, especially if the paper used gives off a lovely sheen. The pearl clusters designed as a floral element is mixed with diamond stones.

DIY Invitations Vintage Pearl Brooch Embellishment

Starfish Cluster: A great inclusion for an ocean or beach themed wedding invitation, this star fish design with stone embedded is classy in its silver gloss and would even be ideal when accompanied by a foil element used on the DIY invite.

Oval Pearl Cluster: Another item from the pearl collection, this cluster would be great to be highlighted by a ribbon. With a string of diamond stones lining the oval pearl it can be used to complement the colour scheme or to contrast it as well. Other items from this type of DIY Invitation embellishment include Black Square Cluster, White Flower Cluster, Double Round Cluster, and Heart Pearl Cluster.

Diamond Cluster: This embellishment which would complement a ribbon very well, is a diamond shaped cluster of stones and can be used in an array of colour provided it you use similar cooling colour tones.

Victorian Cluster: Another vintage classic, this intricate and ornate cluster is quite the statement piece. Ideal for a vintage inspired wedding invitation, with elegant design, you could put this invite accessory to use accompanied with a ribbon or even as the centre highlight of the front facing as well, depending on your layout design.

Special Treatments with Lace include the likes of Butterfly Lace, Velvet Plume Lace, Enchanted Garden Lace, and My Valentine Lace that consists of beautiful lace designs that is pre-cut is a perfect choice when opting for layering and is accompanied with a Star Dream Crystal Paper at 240gsm.

These items can be used either individually or in unison with other accessories for your wedding invitations such as Lace Ribbons or Organza Ribbons, Feathers and other items such as seashells, beads and much more.

The Invitation Boxes Trend

They say that presentation is everything, and that saying isn’t more applicable to than when planning the perfect wedding. Your invitation for the wedding in itself is a representation of the actual day, therefore, a lot of thought has to go into it to make sure the first impression your family, friends and other guests perceive is what you intended. That is why we all go through the various processes of selecting, designing, proofing, and also gathering opinions and feedback on the choices you have so far. Nevertheless, back to presentation, especially that of your wedding invitations, a great trend is afoot, one that is known as the wedding invitation boxes trend.

What is it, you may ask! It’s about presenting your invitations for your wedding neatly in an organised manner in a beautiful wedding box that fits your invite and other stationery in perfectly.

Rigid Invitation Box

You will come across a variety of choices of wedding invitation boxes to neatly package your delightfully done up DIY wedding invitations. These range according to shape, sizing, the type of box as well as the material and colours you choose. If you have selected a DIY wedding invitation kit and suite, then you can opt for the ones that best suit your look. Remember, presentation is important. The options include 150×150 Square, DL sized as well as A5, with choices of paper that includes Matt, Glossy, Kraft, and Star Dream Crystal Paper.

For your handmade wedding invites to be protected, each type of invitation box has been created in a way that blends in well as a whole package. The type of paper you choose and well as the colour can compliment your creation, and this goes on further with the types of textures that are on offer at DIY Invitations. Whilst choosing your invitation kits or even contacting a designer to do up your handmade invitation, make sure to also peruse the available option so that you get a whole package. These boxes are suitable to be sent via post as they are rigid enough for the process of delivery.


Invitation Boxes


Depending on the sizing you choose, square (150x150mm) or DL (110x220mm), and even A5 (210x150mm) the depth of each box spans at 13mm internally, giving you enough room to not only include the DIY invitations but also other stationery that usually accompanies it such as the reply cards, accommodations and directions cards and even gift registry card. You will definitely make a statement with your wedding invitation boxes, and the best part is that your invitees can used it again and again, or even keep it as keepsake.