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Decision Fatigue? Why Our Wedding invitation Line has just the right amount of choice

February 23, 2021 | 0 comments

If any of you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed my serious indecision about a couple of tiles over the weekend. Tiles that were basically IDENTICAL, however I seemed to laser focus in on the slight difference between them, AGONIZED over them, asked my followers to weigh in, and even held a poll to help me decide between two very good options. (spoiler - I got the clean edge)

Sound familiar? If not, you are one of the lucky ones who acts on your first instinct. I love that about you! (Sometimes I can do that, especially after a serious season of indecision, just to avoid the feeling)

However, wedding planning comes with it's own specialized decision making process. Add in getting married in pandemic, and, well no wonder you're tired of the decisions. Not only is there a lot to learn about things you never had to know about before, there are SO MANY options. Yes, choice is good, but too much choice is incredibly overwhelming.

It's exhausting, right? Do you ever just make a decision so it's done and you don't have to think about it anymore? (and then worry over that? LOL)

That's why I created our semi custom invitation line with just enough, but not an overwhelming amount of choice for your wedding invitation components.

Paper

We have eliminated bad paper choices. You won't find regular paper you can find at a stationery shop, or run through your printer at home. There's just one kind, offered in natural and bright white. This is paper I've researched and chosen with my 15 years of experience making invitations. You get the benefit from my past mistakes- there will be no bowing, no color offseting onto other colors. In fact we used the exact paper that many of our custom clients use, because it's the best: 100% cotton paper that is super soft and textured. It works SO WELL for flat, letterpress and foil, feels luxurious, and has matching envelopes so your guests know something special is inside. And, yes, there's a heavy weight add on, so you can get the super thick paper you're craving.

Color

The Pantone book has definitely overwhelmed a few when I bring it out at meetings- there are so many squares! - so I've made it a little easier on you and have chosen from my tried and true selections over the years. Lake is a greyed out blue hue for a subtle understated look, and we just added Amber which has that terracotta hue that everyone is loving in interiors right now...

Printing

There are three to suit your budget and preference: Flat, Foil, and Letterpress

Upgrades 

Because there are a few standouts that make your invitation suite feel like you went the custom route, you can add a hand painted, metallic, or tissue liner, and color to the edges. These are optional add ons for any of the invitation suites.

Design

We currently have 18 wedding invitations to choose from, with 3 new ones coming your way this year. 

Save the date for our spring release March 23rd which will be available in stationery and wallpaper too for your home!

 


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