(Closed) Glossy invites? Any pics?

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I think invitations tend to look more finished when they are matte vs glossy.

Post # 4
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Busy bee

@louisianablue: i agree.

i think glossy is okay for STD but matte is more chic for a formal event. i guess it depends on the personality of your invite…if it’s fun and you have a lot of colors on your invite then glossy would be fine. if your invites are formal definitely do matte.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I went with a linen finish, which didn’t end up being very much extra at all for 50 invites. It looks good. I would definitely stay away from glossy, a coworker got hers in glossy and they looked like an advertisement you’d get in the mail. It made the colors look grainy.

Post # 9
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I agree with @louisianablue: a matte or linen finish is much nicer and classier than glossy like a photo

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