Post # 1
So we have created a website and we were planning on making a video invite to share with everyone. 98% of our 270 people guest list is on line (including grandparets, great aunst and great uncles…etc), so it should not be a problem. our registration is online too. But it definitly is so much easier to just make an actual card…just more pricey.
Question is…do you think guests prefer video or stationary invites? Please consider and let me know if it is too cheap looking to do a video invite even if it’s very creative…or if you think most people respond better to stationary?
Please help and VOTE! If you can explain that would be so appreciated!
Post # 3
I’m a paper person myself but it totally depends on your guest list. You know them best. If you’re sure everyone is tech savvy go for it.
Post # 4
I love the creativity of the video invite but I would love a more tangible material thing such as a paper invite. Also keep in mind that some people your inviting may not be as computer savvy as you may give them credit for…
If you definitely want to do a video invite may consider adding it to the wedding website.
Post # 5
@MrsDiddles: Yeah that was the plan…because the RSVP will all be through the website…but I also see what you mean. It also seems as though most people prefer something tangible. Hmmm.
Post # 6
I would prefer a paper invitation, especially to be able to take along to the ceremony/reception to remember times and directions. I do think if making a video is something you are interested in doing and you are good at it, you should incorporate it somehow. Maybe a more creative version of the traditonal wedding slideshow? It would be something I would love to see as a guest! 🙂
Post # 7
@Miss Scarlett: YEah that was the other option we were considering 🙂
Thank you so much for the advice everyone…I think I just might do regular invites after all. Might get them from over sees to save a bit.
Post # 8
It is a really creative idea though. What about a video save the date?
Post # 9
@atalante: Already sent out save the date emails haha. Ahh atalante…I’m so nervous about the video idea because I am worried it will look tacky and boring. I guess I posted this thread because I’m so nervous about doing the video and the cards are a safer bet lol
Post # 10
I know paper invites are more of pain, but I seriously save and put in my memory box every paper wedding invite I have ever received. Even though web invites are more complicated and may even be more costly, I would still opt for paper if I was you. It is a formal communication style lost on this generation, and I believe everyone (this generation or not) enjoys receiving a paper communication. Defs paper.
Post # 11
Folks tend to prefer traditional paper. even if the paper format is unique.