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"Should I make my Wedding Invitations?"How to determine if it's worth it

Author: Jennifer - Internet Sales Coordinator & Team LeaderDecember 2006

Planning your wedding is a time that is filled with choices, from cakes to dresses. When it comes to your invitations, before you decide what style you want, you have to decide what you want. Some brides consider making their own wedding invitations. However, this process can be more tedious than you expect. To make this decision easier, we will help weigh your options.

Many brides see the benefits of making their own wedding invitations. The cost is lower, they can design exactly what they want, and they can be done faster. The problem with this logic is that for some, these reasons to construct your own invitations are not necessarily true.

The idea that you would have your invitations faster seems feasible, but may be deceiving. There are many aspects of wedding invitations that you will have to research and decide what is best for you. There are many decisions to make, such as stock, printing method, design, and embellishments. You will also have to find matching envelopes for the invitations. To research all the options may seem easy but does take time. In addition, you will have to hand assemble the invitations. As planning your wedding can be stressful, this may not be the best option.

Also, buying each individual part of the invitation can become expensive. Even if you and your fiancé are able to construct the invitation, you will have to visit a local printer and have the invitations printed. This added expense may not be saving you money after all, with all things considered.

Shopping for your invitations online can solve these problems. One of the best parts of the internet is that it is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is one of the few things in life that revolves around your schedule. Where else can you shop for your invitations in your pajamas?

Invitation Consultants' goal is to make your shopping experience as stress-free as possible. Many couples have questions on ordering and wording, and Invitation Consultants' trained consultants are available via phone or email to answer any question that you may have, from designs to how to word your invitation. When you purchase your invitations, printing and envelopes are included, thus avoiding this added expense.

You are able to order samples so that you can see the quality of the stock and actually hold the invitation that you would be purchasing. Also, an option is to have a proof emailed to you within 3 to 4 business days, typeset by a professional typesetter. Invitation Consultants also offers quick turnaround times, so that you will have your invitations in hand as soon as possible. There are some invitations that you can have in hand in as little as 3 to 4 business days from ordering or approving your proof. Your order is also checked for spelling and grammatical errors by our professional editors, to catch even the tiniest detail.

For most brides, simplicity is the key when planning their wedding. By leaving the printing of your wedding invitations to Invitation Consultants, you are saving yourself the time, expense and stress of doing it yourself, so you can spend your time and money on other expenses for the wedding.