A wedding invitation card should be one of your priorities if you want to celebrate your big day and share your happiness with others.  

At a wedding, an invitation card is a way to let people know that they are formally invited to the wedding. It is also a way to inform people of other detailed information such as the date, time and place of the wedding. 

Now, if you are in the process of preparing for a wedding and have the intention of sharing the happiest moments with others, then get ready to prepare your invitation card. But before you start the process of preparing the card, there are a few things you should about it! Let's take a look at some of the points below! 

The Main Step in Preparing a Wedding Invitation Card 

Invitation cards are small items that need to be prepared for a wedding. Due to its size, some people sometimes think that preparing the card is kind of an easy job. But unfortunately, it's not as easy as they think. Preparing the card is not only about going to the wedding invitation maker but there are a few more steps for it. Here are some steps you should know about preparing the card. 

  1. First, you have to compile a guest list. If you prepare the wedding a year before, you can start compiling the list 12 - 9 months before the day. Remember to work with your partner, or you can also ask your parents and future in-laws to compile the list.  
  2. Make sure you have all the necessary information regarding the date, place, time, dress code and other important information that will be written on the card. 
  3. Determine what you will make for the invitation. You can decide whether you only want to make an invitation card or you can make additional cards like save the date and reply cards. 
  4. Order and create the design 5 - 4 months before the day.  
  5. You can start sending out the invitation 8 - 6 weeks before the wedding day.  

Note: You can send the card earlier to guests who live in a different city or country. If you make a save the date card, it will usually be sent 6 months before the wedding.   

A Few Tips for Making Invitation Cards 

Now, after talking about the main step, let's move on to discussing some tips for making the card. So, here are a few tips that you can follow!  

  1. Always print extra 5-10% cards. You never know whose name you forgot to write on the guest list. 
  2. Don't forget about proofreading!  
  3. You may consider sending digital invitations to people who live in a different country or city. 
  4. Want to save more money? You may consider creating your own invitation design. 
  5. Be careful in finding the invitation card printing service. Read some of the previous online reviews and make sure you consider the quality.