Weddings are expensive. In fact, studies suggest that it is actually more expensive than the cost of most home down payments, most first cars and even births. Although your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life, you wouldn’t want to go into a mountain of debt for an extravagant wedding. The good news is that, you can have a memorable, fun and stylish wedding without going broke. The key is to create a budget and stick to it.

If you are looking for ways to cut your wedding costs, you may want to start with your invitations. There are lots of wedding invitation templates online that allow you to make classy invitations on your own.

Some of you are hesitant to go the DIY route for different reasons, but we highly recommend that you do so. By saving money on your invitations, you can splurge on more important things.

Here are 4 reasons why we think using free printable wedding invitation template is a great idea.

They are easy to make

A lot of couples choose to have their wedding invitation custom-made because they’re worried that they’ll look sloppy and unprofessional if they do it on their own. But the truth is, you don’t need to be designer or a graphic artist in order to come up with a fancy set of invitations. In fact, all you need is a good wedding invitation template, a high quality printer, good quality paper and some time.

If you want a more elaborate wedding suite with lots of details, then it’s going to take a lot of time. But we can guarantee that it will be worth it.

Add a personal touch

Going the DIY route allows you to add some fun and flair to your invitations. You can configure them to the look the way you want. The possibilities are endless.

Customizing your invitation usually starts with the font, font color and wording. If you want to add some personal touches, you may do by using ribbons or twines to package your wedding suite. You also have the option to present your entire invitation suite in layered pockets and cards. The envelope will also make a great impact on the look of your invitation, so make sure that you choose one that complements the invitation. Since every detail counts, you may also want to add personalized stamps on the envelope. If your wedding theme is vintage, you may buy vintage stamps online or from specialty stores. Make sure that you choose a stamp that matches your color scheme. These ideas will not only make an unforgettable impression when your guests open the invitation, they also add an air of prestige to your wedding suite.

Your wedding invitation should reflect your personal style and indicate the tone and theme of your wedding. No one can introduce it better than you.

Budget friendly

Most couples spend between $650 and $3,000 on wedding invitations. Of course, price varies depending on how elaborate the invitations are, the type of paper used and the number of invitations needed.

Most couples want an invitation that reflects their personality while still adhering to the wedding theme. Unfortunately, many of them cannot afford the high fees that come with custom-designed invitations. The good news is that you can still make fancy invitations without having to spend a lot of money. This can be done with the help of a wedding invitation template.

For a fraction of a cost, you can create a custom and personalized wedding suite. Although some templates are sold at a minimal price, there are a lot of free invitation templates online. If you can find a free template that you like, then good for you. If not, you can opt for the premium templates. Most of them are sold for less than $50 for the whole wedding suite, so you’ll still be able to save a lot of money.

Some couples choose to have their invitations printed at a local print shop to give it a more professional look and feel. But if you do have a printer at home and you decide to DIY the whole thing, then this will definitely drive down the cost


They’re instant

You probably have a lot on your plate right now, and adding one more task may seem too much. But we’d like to emphasize that creating invitations using a template is very easy. In fact, it will only take a few minutes of your time.

Final Thoughts

You don’t need to be a designer in order to create your own invitation. Free printable wedding invitation templates provide you with all the tools you need to create a unique and one-of-a-kind wedding suite. To start, all  you need to do is to choose a template that matches the color and theme of your wedding perfectly. Then, fill in the details, change the font and font color, and it will be ready for printing. It’s that easy. Obviously, you’ll need to place each of them in an envelope. But if it’s just a small wedding, then this project can be completed in one day. 

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