The cost of getting wedding invitations can vary in different ranges from almost a few pennies to thousands of Dollars. The upper cap does not have a particular limit, so as to say it can carry on to as much as you can expect. We mean if you have money, you can even send a person to deliver your invitation to each house with lots of goodies. You can spend as much as you want, and you also have the option of saving as much as you want. You can even spend no money, and you’ll still be able to send an invitation to every friend and family. If you want to save it all, you can just send an invitation over email, and you have to spend no penny on any formal card printing and stuff. But in general, people who like to spend some money to make their invitations memorable would have things in mind that fit the budget they set for spending on wedding invitations.
Sometimes people also find making DIY wedding invitations to give the invitations a personal touch. With the trend going up, more people are working on making DIY wedding invitations. Most people find these wedding invitations to be a better option than professionally printed ones. Some say that making a DIY card will give you a creative edge, like making a magnet save the date card which you can cherish for a long time. There are two reasons behind this. One is they consider making DIY invitations to create something rare and unique with a personal touch included. The other reason is they consider invitations to be cheaper than printed ones. While the first option can be true but the second one is something that people need to rethink. Often people do not add up all the things that you include in creating DIY wedding invitations, which sometimes can cross the budget you have in your mind, and you are going to find the printed ones are much cheaper than the ones you make.
Here are certain things that will prove to you that DIY wedding invitations are not as cheap as you think.
- When you are making DIY cards, you require art supplies. You need to go shopping for art supplies and find All the materials that you need for making your wedding invitation card. The supplies that you buy would not be limited; you would need these supplies in abundance. For this, you need to make a list of guests so that you can have an account in mind of how many cards you are going to need. Once you have that figured out, you have to buy the supplies such that they are enough to finish as many cards as you have counted.
- Buying the art supplies in abundance would then sometimes become more expensive than the cost of getting a card printed. Making one or a few cards can be reasonable, but when you are making so many invitations, then the art supplies required will be more, and the overall cost might be somewhere near or more than the cost of a professionally printed invitation.
- The time that you invest in buying art supplies and finding designs or ideas that would make your card unique and creative is already a lot. On top of it, you are going to put a lot more time into making these DIY invitation cards. Making these cards will take a huge amount of time from your schedule. The time that you take to make the card and complete the task can be utilized in many other tasks. When you have a wedding to plan, there are many things that need your attention. You need to have a schedule so that every work is properly attended to so that there are no last-minute problems or issues on the big day. But when you are spending so much time making invitation cards at home, then it is affecting the time you can utilize on other important tasks. This Way, you are saving not only your time but also energy. If you analyze, you will see that professionally printed invitation cards are much more cost-effective than handmade ones.
- Also, when you are making so many invitation cards, the amount of time and money you spend on making just a few cards will be almost equal to all your cards getting printed At Once by professionals. So when you compare both, you will find that getting professionally printed invitation cards are a lot more reasonable than handmade invitation cards.
Lauren Watts is a blogger and working for Used House Of Vintage. She has a passion for writing and writes in different niches.