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8 Wedding Invitation Tips and Trends

Invitation suites are your very first chance to set the aesthetic stage for your big day. Alyssa Orito, owner and executive event planner at Aly Ann Events, connected with some of San Diego’s most talented stationery artists to dish on the latest paper tips and trends.

dark navy invitation and envelope

Winter Looks
Don’t be afraid of bold patterns with moody colors and washes.

Decorative Liners
Custom envelope liners, like watercolor florals or deckled edges, create an unexpected detail that can tell a story.

decorative floral envelope liner

Thoughtful Details
Personalize your stationery with extra details about your wedding weekend, maps highlighting restaurant favorites, and custom postage stamps.

Explore the “less is more” look, using a simple floral crest monogram or organic greenery to incorporate a classic wedding element.

leaf pattern invitation

Handmade Rag Paper
This eco-friendly stationery provides a beautiful, organic foundation. Add a plant-dyed silk ribbon to tie the individual pieces together.

This texture allows you to print a traditional design over a pop of color, perfect for the modern bride.

gold custom wax seal

Custom Wax Seals
Try this new trend on your stationery suite, then add it to your escort cards for a seamless day-of tie-in.

Holographic Foil
Want something truly unique? Iridescent holographic foil is pleasing to the eye and photographs beautifully.


Peanut Press Creative
Yours Truly Calligraphy
Handcrafted Occasions
Twinkle & Toast
Sweet Paper
Four Things Paper


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