How Much Should We Budget for Wedding Invitations? | Wedding Stationery Tips from Leighwood Design Studio

April 21, 2020

How Much Should We Budget for Our Wedding Invitations?

Throughout this series, I’ve been giving tips on planning for your wedding invitations. From when to start planning, to helping you decide on whether custom wedding stationery is right for you, to explaining the pieces of an invitation suite.

Today we’re diving into budgeting for your wedding invitations and day-of pieces. There are a lot of deciding factors that go into determining what’s the right budget for your invitations ranging from the size of your guest list, the number of pieces you’d like to include, and any special finishing touches. The range also varies depending on if you’re choosing a template or investing in custom wedding invitations. Because of this, your wedding invitations could cost anywhere between $400–5,000.

I’m here to help demystify some of those questions you may have about budgeting.

The Anatomy of a Wedding Invitation Suite from Leighwood Design Studio

April 7, 2020

The Anatomy of a Wedding Invitation Suite

Now that the excitement of your engagement has settled and you’ve begun nailing down some of the important details (ie, the where and the when), it’s time to start determining what are the important pieces to include in your wedding invitation suite.

Throughout this series, I’ve been working to help educate on the mystery of wedding stationery and wedding invitations. While there’s a lot of planning information and tips out there for other areas of wedding planning, paper goods remains a mystery.

I’ve already talked about when you should start planning your wedding invitations and the difference in wedding invitation types and providers. Today I’m breaking down the components of a wedding invitation suite and which are the most important for you.

Difference In Wedding Invitation Types and Providers | Leighwood Design Studio

March 31, 2020

Breaking Down the Difference In Wedding Invitation Types & Providers

Being engaged is one of the most special seasons in your life. You’re going to marry your soulmate! You get to plan the soirée of the year surrounded by your friends and family!

There’s a lot of information out there on every aspect of your wedding. From where you should allocate your budget, to the best and on-trend cake flavors depending on the season you’re getting married. It’s important to remember with all of that, that you ultimately need to focus on what’s special to you for your wedding.

After all, it’s for your wedding, right?

I’m here to help with some of the details on the wedding invitations and other paper goods. Wedding stationery and invitations is almost a mystery when it comes to planning. You know that at some point you need them, but for some couples, the timeline creeps up on you.

During this series, I’m helping to shine some light on planning for your wedding invitations and stationery.

We’ve already covered when to start planning your wedding invitations. Briefly, I alluded to different types of wedding invitation providers. This time we’re diving into all the details.

Keep reading to Break Down the Difference in Wedding Invitation Types & Providers.

When to start planning your wedding invitations | Leighwood Design Studio

March 23, 2020

When to Start Planning Your Wedding Stationery

Congratulations! You’re engaged. This season of your life is one of the most exciting and special to date and deserves to be celebrated. It also comes with a lot of decisions, details, and a whole multitude of things you never had thought about before.

Planning your dream wedding can be a lot of fun. There are some obvious details that maybe you’ve thought about—a large gathering or an intimate one; your dream location; your wedding party; the season. Ultimately, though, there will be smaller details that you hadn’t considered. How do I want my catering? What color napkins do you like for your table settings? How should I fold those napkins?

And, when should I start planning my wedding invitations?

Other areas of wedding planning are talked about in-depth. How much to budget for each aspect. What’s the best season to get married in. Pros and cons of a wedding planner. But planning for wedding invitations and other wedding stationery can sometimes feel daunting like a mystery.

I’m here to help break down some of the mystery of planning for your wedding invitations and wedding paper goods. From when to start planning, how much to budget, the differences in types of wedding invitation providers, and everything in between.

Keep reading for our first topic: When to Start Planning Your Wedding Stationery.