(Closed) Affordable Invitations for Small Wedding

posted 4 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
8016 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

can you design something or have someone design something for you?

my graphic designer bridesmaid designed my invitations and i used vistaprint to print them.  i ordered so much stuff.  it was priced around $1000 in stores, but i got it for under $300 using vistaprint.


Post # 5
125 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I used vista print and was very happy. They have a lot of their own designs or you can upload your own. Customer service was excellent. They made any changes I asked for. Best part.. $170 for 125 invitations (includes rsvp and information card, envelopes, and address stickers with same design). There are different paper options to choose from. I ordered a sample kit to see what I liked best. I thought it was a great deal and they looked good! You would have no problem getting something under your budget. 

Post # 7
9146 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@beekiss:  Vistaprint.  I was able to purchase 50 STDs and 80 invitations for $27 using the $70 for $17 Groupon.



Post # 8
9146 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Plus, we are doing online RSVPs at our website on mywedding.com to save the money on RSVP cards and stamps.

Post # 10
2495 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I designed our invitations, and had them printed through Catprint. For 50 sets (including RSVP, information card, Map&Directions, and reception card) it came in just over $100 with shipping. If you only need 15, that would bring you in under budget… and unlike Vistaprint where you have to get a minimum of 25, or 50, or 100, etc., there is no minimum amount with Catprint.


Post # 11
8471 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@beekiss:  DIY would be my recommendation, but it depends on how intricate you want your invites.  I made these for about $2 each (top one is mine, lower one is a mock-up I’m making for a friend).  I printed these on my canon pixma at home.

Post # 13
2910 posts
Sugar bee

@beekiss:  I second or third or whatever Vista Print and Groupon for your invitations. Definitely upgrade the paper though and make sure the font is big enough. I didn’t double check the font and it came out font size 10. So tiny. All and all, I ended up spending around $50 for 30 invitations, 30 response cards, and 50 thank you cards.

Post # 16
341 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Have you looked through the selection of invitations on wedding chicks? they have a great selection of really cute invites. You can either print them out yourself or get them printed through vistaprint

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