Decided that you're designing your own wedding invitation card for your special day? It is a great idea especially for cost-saving but sometimes designing a wedding invitation card can get quite tricky especially if you are a complete beginner in design and printing. 

For starters, you should consider the size of your wedding invitation card. 

There are several things to consider when deciding a wedding invitation card size, such as the budget and the style of your special event. 

The standard size for the wedding invitation card is 5 inches x 7 inches with an envelope with a size of 5.25 inches x 7.25 inches. If you want to go big, then you should try adding an inch to the standard size. You can also choose to make your wedding invitation card more compact in the size of 5 inches by 5 inches with an envelope sized 5.25 inches by 5.25 inches. There's also a thin choice, where you should print your wedding invitation card in the size of 4 inches by 9.25 inches with the size of an envelope of 4.25 inches by 9.5 inches. 

Here are more details regarding the size of the wedding invitation card mentioned above: 

5 x 7 inches 

This is the classic size of a wedding invitation card, also referred to as standard. With this wedding invitation card size, you can have a lot of space for all the details of the information that you want to include in your design. You will be able to add special embellishments with this size, such as the photo of the bride and the groom. 

6 x 7 inches: 

It's a large wedding invitation card size and it is perfect if you want to add more detailed information on your wedding card, such if you are planning a destination wedding and the information of the location needs to be provided in detail. 

5 x 5 inches: 

This size for wedding invitation card is regarded as more contemporary which makes it better for a modern themed wedding. This wedding invitation card is smaller than the standard size, so you should try to make it stand out more by using bold colors for your background as well as the font. This wedding invitation card size should also go with a brightly designed envelope, such as one that is embellished with metallic ink. 

Other than the size of the wedding invitation card itself, there are several more considerations that needed to be taken into account when it comes to the planning of making wedding invitation cards, such as: 

Budget 

Of course, your options are limited to the amount of money that you have for the designing and printing process of the wedding invitation card. The more you add new elements to your wedding invitation card, the printing cost will most likely go higher as well. Be careful not to overdo your design so that you can keep everything within your budget. 

Wedding  Size 

The size of your wedding determines the budget of your wedding invitation card as well. A big wedding calls for a larger number of wedding invitation card printing, because you will be inviting more guests. If you want to try saving budgets for large-sized wedding, try to go for a smaller sized budget wedding invitation card