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How to Choose the Right Invitation for Any Event

Updated: May 28, 2020

Choosing the right invitation for an event can be fun. Finding the perfect one to coordinate with the vision you have for the event is easy, as long as you keep a few things in mind. You have options as far as custom event invitations and ready-made invitations. Learn the differences, and you will be able to choose the one that is best for you.

Ready-Made Invitations are Always Considered More Casual

When you buy ready-made invitations, you are responsible for inputting the information. These invitations often have blanks for the event type, date, and time. They may also have a space for the RSVP. These invitations come in the colors that you find, so you have to hope to see some that match your color scheme. These invites are excellent for a backyard barbecue or a casual birthday party. They sometimes work well for a child's birthday, if you can find invitations with the same theme or character as your party.

Custom Gives You More Control

Custom invites are more elegant and have a more high-end look.

  • You can choose the colors used on the invitations.

  • You select the font that gets used.

  • You can choose the wording on the event invitations.

  • You have the option to get matching envelopes.

  • You can choose to have your return address imprinted on the envelope.

  • You can select other custom features, such as custom foiling to the invitation.

Check Everything and Then Check It Again

Once you choose the invitation that you want, please check everything before you submit your order. Be sure that the colors are what you want. Make sure that all the names and addresses have proper spelling. Be sure that you have gone over all the available extras that you can add to your order. Custom invitations are going to turn out the way that you ordered them, so you want to be sure that all the information captured is correct.

Most people decide that custom invites are the best option for them. They allow you to customize everything so that it is perfect for your occasion. Be sure to put your order in early so that your invitations get done by the time that you need them. If you do decide to use ready-made event invitations, keep in mind that they look out of place at all but the most casual events.

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