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June 28, 2018

How to find the perfect invitation?

Most brides know the importance of selecting a beautiful wedding invitation.   Selecting the perfect invitation can let your guests know not only the important details of your wedding day, but also the look and feel of the invitation can set the whole tone, vibe and feel of your special day.  Is your wedding day simple, rustic and full of DIY backyard fun?  Or will your wedding day be an elegant black tie extravaganza?  Whichever type of wedding you and your fiance choose, typically the first impression your guests will receive about your wedding day is when the mailman delivers that envelop you so carefully addressed.

I recently had a bride who was looking for suggestions of where to design and purchase her wedding invitations and I happened to come across the website Basic Invite.  The offered designs were beautiful, the customization and custom color options were fantastic, and the price was reasonable.   Basic Invite also allows you to order custom samples so you can see your exact wording, colors and invite before you place your order.

I couldn’t resist so I ordered a few examples, It is important to me to see quality and service of a product before I start recommending something my couples.   I must say I was impressed with everything Basic Invite offered.  Here are a few of the samples.


Although wedding invitations are a huge part of planning your wedding day, what about letting friends and family know about other important events such as your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or bachelorette party?  Design the perfect rehearsal dinner invitations in minutes with Basic Invite’s state of the art card editor. It gives you the ability to create an invite that is truly one-of-a-kind.


Rehearsal dinner invitations are great because it clarifies who is invited to the rehearsal dinner rather than assuming your VIP guests know to show. Invite your closest family and friends plus your wedding party to celebrate the night before!

Make sure to give all of your out of town guests a formal rehearsal dinner invitation as it follows proper wedding etiquette. And a formal invitation will give your guests an advanced notice as opposed to calling them a few days ahead of time for a less formal invitation.

A rehearsal dinner party gives both sides of the wedding party a chance to mingle and get comfortable with one another. That way everyone involved in the wedding can become acquainted under less nerve-wracking circumstances.

I just redecorated our Mindy Leigh Photography office with marble accents, so when I saw these marble elegant rehearsal dinner invitations oh LOVE!

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Keep infusing your wedding colors or theme by choosing super adorable bachelorette invites.  Let your girls know they are invited for a fun night out on the town.  Of course I had to choose my favorite color for these ones!

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I love the gold foil on these beautiful formal wedding invitations.

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Planning a destination wedding?  Marc and I have no problem packing our bags and joining you on your adventure.  Check out these elegant destination invitations.

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A few additional things I love about Basic Invite include:

Almost Unlimited Colors – Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options. So, you can make sure the card is exactly how you want it – down to the littlest detail. This is what we feel sets us apart from almost any other online stationery company and is what we feel is our biggest draw.

Custom Samples – Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers the ability to order a printed sample of their actual invitation so they can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before they ever have to place their final order.

Over 40 Different Colors of Envelopes – Basic Invite is just as colorful with our envelopes as we are with our invitations. Customers can choose from over 40 different colors when it comes to their envelopes so that they can make their invitation stand out even before it is opened. All of our envelopes are peel and seal so the envelopes can be quickly and securely closed.

Over 800 Wedding Invitation Sets – Each of our wedding invitations is part of a set. You can find everything from save the dates to wedding invitations and enclosure cards, wedding menus, wedding programs and even matching thank you cards!

Free Address Collection Service – Use our free address collection service to request your addresses with just three simple steps. Share a link, collect addresses, and get free envelope printing.

Keepsake Guest Books – Perfectly personalized wedding guest books are the perfect addition to your wedding day stationery. These customizable guest books have a ring hidden inside which allows them to lay perfectly flat for a classy and convenient look. With sophisticated designed pages it’s the perfect opportunity for your wedding guests to leave sweet words and well wishes.

Free Wedding Websites – Our all-new wedding websites are completely customizable just like our wedding invitations! These wedding websites are mobile friendly and super easy to use. You can instantly upload all of your wedding details along with images and a map with directions which is super convenient for your guests. Choose from 180 custom colors and even choose a design to match your wedding invitation suite!

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