When it comes to planning the details of your wedding, you might not realize the huge role that wedding stationery will play. This paper element will be seen throughout the entire wedding. It’s the first glimpse into the wedding day that your guests will see as they receive their save the date or invitation in the mail months prior. It’s carried through the ceremony with programs and signage and makes it’s best appearance at the reception through the use of menus, place cards or escort cards, favour tags, stir sticks, food tags, coasters and the list goes on. There really is no end the the multiple uses of wedding day stationery. And of course it won’t go unnoticed that each piece is a part of a coordinated stationery suite. When we talk about a suite in terms of stationery, we’re referencing a package of stationery elements that are custom designed to coordinate with each piece in the suite and compliment your wedding design perfectly.
There are many, many amazing stationery options available to you these days. So many in fact, that we could probably have a months worth of posts focused solely on stationery. Today however, my favourite is the die-cut. I like a clean line and appreciate an appropriate amount of negative space in design. I think perhaps this is why I’m drawn to the simplicity of die-cut stationery. I like that the invitation can maintain an overall clean appearance while adding a decorative element that will certainly impress your guests at their first glance.
Here are a few examples that I’m drawn to . Remember that this can be brought throughout your stationery suite as is shown in the example of the menu below.
Of course the process of die-cutting does allow for a significant amount of intricate detailing (within a minimum size requirement.) Here is an example of just how detailed this cutting process can be.