DIY Invitations for Weddings Inspired by Texture

Inspiration can come in all sizes and shapes, not to mention textures. It often brings a pleasant aesthetic appeal to the item it’s represented on such as wedding invitations, bridal wear and even decorative items for the wedding ceremony and reception.

Texture is defined in two ways; “the feel or shape of a surface or substance; the smoothness, roughness, softness, etc. of something” and also “the quality given to a work of art by the composition and interaction of its parts“. While the former definition is literal, the latter is figurative.

Nevertheless whichever you pick, there are ways in which you can be inspired but texture to create a beautiful wedding theme and also create the first preview of it being the DIY wedding invitations. Whether you’re looking to nature or man-made inspirations, with creativity and the right materials and tools, you can get a look that’s memorable that also resonates your interpretation of the inspired look.

What if your inspiration was from white feathers, what would your wedding day look like? Will your wedding invitations have actual feathers as an embellishment or will it feature feather textured specialty paper? What will the wedding dress be? What about the wedding cake? We have put together this wedding inspiration board featuring DIY Invitations products such as the wedding paper, printable templates and Hardcover wedding invites and other embellishments you can use too.

DIY Invitations Feather Inspired Emvossed Wedding Specialty Paper Wedding Inspiration

How about pink coral as your inspiration? Unfortunately or fortunately, you can’t use pink corals unless they are cosmetic, however you can be inspired to use items that mimic or interpret it. It all depends on your interpretation. We’ve put together a DIY wedding inspiration board that included the thermography specialty paper in a pink coral hue with a slight sheen that mimics the rays of the sun reflecting in the reef.

DIY Invitations Wedding Specialty Paper Coral Wedding Inspiration Board Screenprinted Paper

There are many types of wedding specialty paper to choose from for you to use for your DIY wedding invitations, accessories and stationery. Whether it’s for the ceremony and reception as well as thank you cards that will be sent to the wedding guests to thank them for their presence at the wedding as well as say thanks for their thoughtful gifts too. It’s always good etiquette to do so, gift or no gift. With a selection of such wedding paper types that range from embossed, flocked, metallic, glittered, screen printed and thermography paper, you are able to create different looks as samples for you to select which DIY wedding invite design looks the best and then select the best wedding invitation for the template for your DIY stationery.

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!

Luxurious Handmade Wedding Invitations

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.

DIY Invitations Australia Inspiration Board Real Wedding Specialty Paper Starfish Embellishment

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.

DIY Invitations Australia Personalised Printable Wedding Invitations Stationery Templates Specialty Paper Embellishments

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?

 DIY Invitations Australia Layered Wedding Invitations Personalised Printable Templates Online Custom Invites Specialty Paper Pocket Flap

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!

Gift Boxes for Weddings & Special Occasions

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.

DIY Invitations Australia Wedding Bomboniere Box design

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

DIY invitations boxes and bags from the DIY Invitations Australia online store!

Wedding Invitation Templates

Trying to decide on the best possible card and shape for your wedding invitations and you’re unsure of which shape to choose, leave alone the styles that are traditionally used. At DIY Invitations Australia, we make it easy to decide which wedding invitation template is best suited as you can easily browse through the types,  style and shapes  of wedding invitations  templates available and not to mention also wedding stationery  to be used for the ceremony, reception and even thank you notes and more.

Wedding Invitation Templates | DIY Printable Invitations

The wedding invitation templates can be divided into three main categories; flat wedding invitation templates, folded wedding invitation templates, and die-cut wedding invitation templates.

Under the Flat Wedding Invitation Templates, you’ll find various “flat” cards which include a sheet of card stock cut into various shapes and sizes. The cards are ideal if you are planning on creating layered wedding invitations and using only a few printed flat cards to include the text/invitation wording.

The Folded Wedding Invitation Templates on the other hand includes a folded  sheet of card stock, fitting into the standard  sizes for the envelopes that are needed to post them in or relevant to the proportions that are the norm in the case of Order of  Service  cards, table  place cards, and thank you cards to name a few. When it comes to your wedding invitations, you’ll find that the wedding invitations are traditionally folded whilst the likes of the reply card, directions & accommodations card, and wishing well & gift registry card are flat wedding invitation printing templates. A unique type of folded wedding invitation includes the origami variety of cards available through DIY Invitations Australia.

The Die-Cut Wedding Invitations Templates include flat or folded variety of invitation/stationery cards that are cut to a certain shape prior to/for assembly. These can include printed templates for boarding pass wedding invitations, and origami folded wedding invites to name a few.

These DIY wedding invitation templates can also be printed with your personalised wedding invitation wording. You can even go the distance by also having the individual wedding invitation and their respective accessories printed with the names of each guest.  If you require graphic design assistance for your wedding invites, talk to the DIY Invitations designers to come up with a beautiful handmade or printed wedding invitation that will be unique and memorable. If you also require other DIY wedding stationery services, there are also the likes of envelope seals & stickers, envelope liners, tags and more.