The Ultimate Wedding Kit
For many people, their wedding day is one of the most important and valuable moments in life. Like most weddings and most couples, they forget just how much time you have to put into actually organising their wedding, right down to the decoration, invitations, food and drinks, seating and everything else that will make the great day unforgettable.
We all know that there are many things to think, remember and do. Anxiety strikes and the desire to leave everything perfect increases every day. Details make all the difference, whether you choose a wedding on the field, on the beach, in a ballroom, you must think of all the features, and the elements and design that exist for that location.
Even without a lot of money and not being a professional, it is possible to make your wedding day beautiful and impress your guests. Our team at Desygner will help you! Check out the best design tips to make a stylish wedding, totally personalised with your desired images and the best practical and inexpensive templates and invitations.
Monogram: Do you know what it is and how to create your own?
Anyone who is planning a wedding should surely have heard this term. Monogram is nothing more than the combination of the initials of the bride and groom’s names with some other graphic elements, the most used are arabesques and flowers, thus forming an emblem, it is as if you created a logo for your wedding. It is mainly used for invitations, but can also stamp napkins, party favours, website or blog if you want one, and the decor in general. Usually cursive or serif fonts are used. If you want to understand a little more about fonts and how to choose the ideal one for your project – check out our Typography Article. The idea is to do tests and create several monograms, including different elements and sources and then choose the one that suits you the most.
At Desygner you will find hundreds of fonts and images to create your own monogram for FREE using our very simple and practical editor, you can download your perfect transparent background file, to send to printers for printing, and to customise and stamp any decor.
The invitation is perhaps one of the most important elements when in the first contact of your guests for your wedding. We all know how expensive Wedding Invitations can get, not to worry we have you covered. No need to worry about paying out big bucks when you make a mistake, our system designed for our users to quickly adjust their designs without having to stress out. Say you make a grammar error or misspelt some of the information, such as venue and time of the ceremony and party. You can easily adjust the information of your design without having to pay extra.
“Save The Date”
The term in English means to reserve the date, usually in digital format can be sent by email, messaging applications such as WhatsApp or Messenger. This invitation is for your guests to be aware of the wedding date, to reserve the date and to organise themselves in preparation for the Wedding.
The information given should be necessary such as the bride and groom’s name, date, time and city. At this point, you still do not need the address that should go in the main invitation. It also does not have to be so formal, it may be a bit more casual. A helpful tip is to use pre-wedding rehearsal photos or just the monogram.
Bridesmaid and Groomsman
Some people are very special, either because they are part of the couple’s story or the life of each one individually. Those who always cheer and help, dear friends and cherished family to witness and bless the union that is about to become official. For them is created a more elegant invitation and usually accompanied by a little present like wine for example. Godparents deserve all your attention and commitment in their invitation, but that does not mean you have to spend rivers of money, after all, what matters to them is your happiness. Because they are special, they deserve something special, and nothing is more special than their time creating a personalised invitation for each one, putting all their gratitude for being so special and to be part of its history. Also said saves you and guarantees a cooler treat to deliver together! There are several options that you can customise from a box of candy, labels of bottles of drinks, the box with pampering to be used on the wedding day like tie for men and accessories for women, the options are endless just use your creativity.
Ceremony and Reception
The time has come to think of the main invitation, more formal than the invitations cited above, traditionally mentions the names of the parents of the newlyweds inviting them to celebrate the union of their children. The design of the main invitation often features arabesques, monogram and can be in the colours chosen for the party decoration. It must inform the date, the time, the address of the place where the ceremony and reception will be held and of course the name of the bride and groom as mentioned.
Invitations are usually one of the most expensive things in a wedding, which includes creating art and printing on a generally nobler paper, so by setting up the very art of your invitation, you already save for printing, art approval time and Stress of when it needs to be redone several times. Do not think you need to be a graphic designer to create your own Wedding invitation, browse the internet for inspirations, create multiple versions, ask for help and your friends’ opinions. At Desygner there are several models of Wedding Invitation just waiting for you to give your touch and customise with your face, whether you are more traditional, modern or classic.
Website or Wedding Blog
For some years now, wedding websites and blogs have become popular, and we are not talking about those with tips for the bride and groom, but one especially for your wedding. The websites serve to provide useful information and even the couple’s story of how they meet. Here you can include a map of how to get to the location.
A list of gifts, RSVP (confirmation of attendance), Attire tips, and whether the wedding is on a beach or field, and anything else you would like to share. If you think it is expensive to create a website or blog, know there are several platforms where you can do this for free, and with Desygner it is possible to customise covers, pages and more.
Even if your reception is at home or lunch or dinner in a restaurant it is important that your guests know what will be served upon arrival, some guests may have some food restriction or even help at the time of the choice and not create that It flops on the table where the food is being served. If your wedding happens in a restaurant, you will probably set the dishes to be served beforehand, and you will also need to arrange a menu since the venue’s menu contains more options than the ones that will be served to your guests. It is very simple to do and adds a touch of elegance to your reception. Here you can find menu templates to customise according to your preferences.
It’s time for fun, and everyone loves to record those moments in photos, videos or even in memory, and you can yes leave the mood even cooler with fun signs for your wedding. This joke is a fever at all weddings, guests and fiancés pose for photos with little fun and funny phrases like “I’m next” or “Today I’m going to drink them all”. We’ve made a list of some of the most fun and used phrases in weddings for you to use in yours.
We are the next
Little kiss on the shoulder
I left the drink … I just do not remember where
Keep Calm and Let’s Drink
This one goes to Instagram.
The Best Bridesmaids
The Best Groomsmen
The most beautiful
Look of the day
There is no diet today.
Just the beautiful ones
Wedding of the year
I love it all very much
May the hangover come
These are some of the most used phrases in wedding, However, use your creativity with momentary markings, some expression that is popular with your friends and family or facts about the couple.
Cut into shapes like speech or thought balloons, heart or others. And do not think it’s a lot of work, in Desygner you find hundreds of fonts, various formats of speech and thought balloons, hearts, stars, arrows, all social network icons and various designs to illustrate with.
Extra Tip 2: Create a hashtag for your wedding and invite your guests to use it when posting your wedding photos, so it is possible to put together all the photos taken. The hashtag functions as a keyword, a kind of code that transforms into a link and brings together all the content marked with this hashtag on one search page. Usually, the name of the bride and groom is used, but many people have the same names so it could be that your photos mix with others, try nicknames or something Which is more exclusive.
Thank you card
Thank you cards are widely used and as a sign of extreme consideration, elegance and gratitude to send a Thank you card for the presence and gifts received by the guests. You surprise them even after the party. Traditionally it is printed and mailed, but we are in a digital age, and the issue here is cost reduction, and some couples are already sending their cards virtually. What is really worth is the action to thank no matter how, if you want to print you can negotiate with the printer that will print the other invitations closing a package. Not sure how to do it, click here and see some examples!
The extra tip we mentioned at the beginning of this article is about snap chat! Yes, the social network that records videos or takes photos of 10 seconds that last for only 24 hours. Everyone is familiar with the technology, and you know and want your friends to post on your big day but maybe what you do not know is that you can have a unique snap chat location filters for your wedding.
Imagine surprising your guests with a Snapchat filter with the couple’s name or the date or some phrase. And you can have that by spending very little, the filter design you create for free using Desygner, the only amount spent is paid to Snapchat over the size of the location you want the filter to be available, with spending as little as $ 10.00 dollars U.S. You can have your own Snapchat filter. Check out this article a step by step guide on how to create your own filter.