(Closed) What to include in the invite?!

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
817 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2013 - Mansion House at the MD Zoo

You can do either. If you have the budget to have them printed on matching card stock, awesome, but it’s definitely not necessary unless you’re having a super formal wedding. We did invitation to ceremony and reception in one (held at the same place), response card and envelope, and a Moo card (love them!!!) that directed everyone to our website for hotel etc info. Everything was tied together with a ribbon. Had I not discovered Moo cards, we would have just printed a strip of paper with the a link to the website on it.

Also, the fewer pieces of card stock you have, the less your invitations weigh, and you save on postage. Ours were the price of a regular stamp, which is nice when you’re seinding out 100+.

Post # 4
7901 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

It’s probably better if a map is really necessary to have ushers give them out at the end of the ceremony. Most people will forget to bring a map that came with the invitation. As for hotel information, I’d put that on the reception card. I’d have reception info on it and then at the bottom a statement like:

Accommodations recommended at Windhym North Beach

555-555-1234 by June 01, 2013


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