DIY Save the Dates & Wedding Invites
2022 is estimated to have the highest number of weddings on record since 1984, and the modern bride is looking to have the wedding of their dreams without breaking the bank. A great way to cut on costs without compromising on style is to create your own DIY save the dates & wedding invites! Printing these pieces at home not only cuts costs, but also allows brides to be as creative and unique as they want to be, with any level of design experience.
Looking to print your own invitations and save the dates? Read our tips below to get started!
The easiest and fastest way to make your own DIY invitations is to purchase templates to print on your own. You can purchase premade designs for less than $10! Check out these examples of downloadable invitation templates available from sellers on Etsy.com:
Design it Yourself
Looking for something a bit more custom? Create your own design! You can use any graphic design software you are comfortable with, but if you’re new to graphic design, Adobe Creative Cloud Express or Canva are two great user-friendly web-based options. They offer many templates, including save the date and wedding invitation templates. Plans are affordable, and you can even try it out for free before deciding. Once there, you can upload your own pictures, add background images and designs, and even upload your own fonts. With all these options, you have a lot of control over the design of your invitations, giving you a personalized look at a fraction of the cost. Check out some of the templates from Adobe and Canva:
Supplies for Printing
Ready to print? Choosing the right paper can really bring your design to life! PrintWorks has multiple cardstock options available here on our site or on Amazon. Choose from high quality White Cardstocks, Colored Cardstocks, Kraft Cover Stock, or even our printable Glitter Cardstock to add some extra sparkle! And remember, you can probably print multiple invitations on one sheet, to save on paper!
Check out some of our top picks below, or click here to see our full line of products!
It’s all about the details! To finish off your invitations, you can purchase envelopes online. You can customize even further with envelope stickers, personalized address stamps, or even a personalized wax seal! Check out these options: