Bomboniere Boxes to Match your DIY Invitations

It’s always polite to say thank you. When it comes to weddings, a custom is to present the guests with a little favour a bomboniere packaged in a lovely box. As it is considered part of the wedding stationery, if you are opting for DIY wedding invitations, you should also know about the various types of bomboniere boxes made available to your choosing.

What is a Bomboniere?

You might be wondering what this strange word is. It’s Italian for ‘favours’ and are gifts bestowed on guests for attending a special occasion. In most parts of the world, it’s commonly known as a favour or a thank you gift, and they traditionally include the likes of Confetti (which are Jordan almonds) where as custom goes five sugared almonds are included to signify long life, fertility, wealth, health and happiness and they are included in tulle bags and given to the invited guests. However, times are changing and now these favours come in bomboniere boxes styled in various ways and  match the wedding theme you have chosen.

Bomboniere Boxes and Styles

What you can do for your wedding in terms of the appearance of your bomboniere boxes depends on the look that you are striving for with your wedding invitation and stationery. If you are opting for a DIY look, you could get the bomboniere boxes sent over when you order your DIY wedding invitation and other stationery. The choices are different and trendy and will definitely make your life easier.

DIY Invitations for Weddings Craft Shop Bomboniere Boxes White Gloss Cube Auto Lock Base

There are various bomboniere box styles available to you that are trendy but also ones that are traditional and functional. From the likes of noodle boxes whether its made out of paper or plastic, PVC and paper cube boxes, paper or PVC pillow pack boxes, to paper trinket boxes, you can pick out the ones that fit your wedding theme the best. You can order them to be delivered to your doorstep, without causing any hassle for you and ensure that it blends in well with your wedding invitations and stationery by customising it with the same accessories you were going to use for the DIY invites. These can include ribbons, embellishments such as pearl buttons, or even feathers and more.

DIY Invitations for Weddings Craft Shop Bomboniere Favour Boxes PVC Medium Cube

Sometimes adding a thank you note or tag to the bomboniere box with a personal note would a nice touch as well, and can be done at your discretion. Check out the lovely selection of bomboniere boxes DIY Invitations has to offer and order yours today.

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.

Fantasy Inspired DIY Weddings & Invites

Last week, DIY Invitations brought you an instalment on Victorian Elegance and Old Hollywood Glamour. This week, the themes include a fantasy-inspired wedding with DIY wedding invitations and also décor elements and more. How you interpret your inspirations are up to you, however, what elements are trending will be what we are highlighting for your attention.

These themes are far from conventional with bursts of colour and pizzazz and special touches of flavour that says much about your personalities and how memorable you want your special day to be. When it comes to your DIY wedding invitation, it will show by means of their first impression as to what to expect or it could give little clues to have your invitees imagine the wonder of the wedding as a whole. Every wedding is different from one another and each has its wonder and magic. How you bring yours to life is by the way you carefully plan your big day, starting with the wedding invitations and stationery, of course.

Wonderland Adventures

If you are a fan of Alice in Wonderland, this type of wedding theme would be perfect, and the way you interpret it will be truly amazing as it will be unique. You can it style like a tea party, a garden theme or add whimsical items such as butterflies and more to make it out of this world and over the top. The use of colour and glitter and various other accessories will make this theme a truly wonderful one. With your DIY wedding invitations, what you will need to do is use those same colours, add a glitter effect whether it’s for accessorizing, border work, or even part of the appliqués with glitter glue or even sequins, and make it a beautiful work of art. Be cautious not to put it too much in terms of various items as it can become tacky – a good balance of design makes for a really wonderful outcome.

Fairytale Endings

As a young girl, you would have had heard fairy-tales with beautiful endings, and so you want that for your very own wedding. With Disney inspired designs from Sleeping Beauty to Cinderella, the Beauty and the Beast and much more, you can find yourself with some beautiful inspiration taking you to greater heights for a really lovely theme. Find your inspiration and begin the creation of DIY invitation for a fairytale wedding. It can include elements from such as a single red rose, a forest wonderland and not forgetting the elegance of princess. As for other appliqués, using pearl beads, eco-friendly items and even cloth appliqués would go a long way in making your interpretation come alive.

Tri-Fold Wedding Invitations with DIY Accessories

Receiving a wedding invitation is a magical journey. Some of expect to good news, and the ones who are not aware, exclaim with joy at the happy nuptials. They imagine how great the wedding will be by taking in the how the wedding invitations are presented. If they have been handmade, then the better, because DIY wedding invitations say so much about sentiment. In this rendition of DIY Wedding Invitations, we look into how Tri-Fold DIY Wedding Invitations can be accessorised for a beautiful look and finish, all with the help of your creativity and time on your hands.

Types of Tri-Fold Wedding Invitations to DIY

Opening up a tri-fold card is almost like opening up a present, as there is mystery and suspense in its process. What it means is there are at least two folds in the card and at least three sides of surface on which you can add your information and designs. You can easily do up a tri-fold wedding invite with the right equipment like a cutting station and proper folding tools, however, that might take some time. Why not get yourself some lovely ready-made tri-fold DIY wedding invitations so that all you need to do is add your personality and little touches. The most common types of such invites are either square or DL in sizing and shape. You could go the extra mile and even add pockets, to make it a tri-fold pocket DIY invite.

DreamDay Invitations DL Tri Fold DIY Wedding Invitations in Lolly Green

DreamDay Invitations also offers you the convenience of adding your own invitation wording as well as individual guests names to each card so that you need not look at hiring a calligrapher or hand-writing each DIY invitation. All you will need to do next would be to add your own piece of magic to each card by adding design elements and trinkets and accessorise in a way you feel would look its best.

Accessorising your DIY Wedding Invitations

You have a lot of ground to cover when it comes to a tri-fold wedding invitation, so have a plan ready. If you have ordered a few samples, then draft some design and compare them and even ask for feedback from your fiancé, immediate family and your closest friends. Opt for the likes of using stamps in colour ink or even foil paper to velvet embossing gum and powder to add that extra touch. Use ribbons and trinkets with buckles and buttons that are classy or chic. Make it personal with a personal joke included somewhere in your design, like a two miniature birds hidden in the design, barely noticeable, but definitely there. When your invite card recipients see it, they will definitely think ‘how clever’.

DreamDay Invitations Square Tri Fold DIY Wedding Invitation in Pink Champagne

It is your wedding and your canvas when you opt for DIY wedding invitations. Make the most of it.