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The Benefits of Digital Wedding Invitations, Plus 10 Exquisite Ideas

A bride and groom stand at a rustic alter in the woods

Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting — and sometimes the most stressful — times of your life. But the joy of sharing your love with friends and family makes all the hard work more than worth the effort. We think planning a wedding should be a harmonious and fun time. From selecting wedding invitations and building a wedding website to trying on wedding dresses and indulging in different cake options, your experience should be one you look back on fondly.

Wedding invitations can be one of the biggest hassles when planning your union. Paper invites take a long time to select and design, and it can be hard to track down responses from some of your less-than-timely guests. That’s where digital wedding invitations come in. Here, we’ll show you the advantages of using digital wedding invites and share some stunning examples you can use to celebrate your love in style.
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The Average Cost of Wedding Invitations: 6 Ways to Do More with Less

Average cost of wedding invitations: a planning calendar, flowers, and wedding rings

Your big day is arriving. You’ve chosen the date, venue, and your guest list. (Or at least, you’ve started to narrow down who you want to invite.) At this point in the wedding planning process, you might be asking, “How much do wedding invitations cost?” Well, we’re glad you asked because we have the answers.

In this guide, we’ll break down what you need to know about the average cost of wedding invitations, plus offer some top tips on how you can cut costs for your special celebration without cutting corners.
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Wedding Invitation Wording: How to Find the Right Words

A bride and groom look lovingly at each other on their wedding day

You found your forever person and figured out where and when the big day is. Now comes the challenge: Finding the perfect words to express the joy, excitement, and overall vibe of your wedding day.

Unless you’re planning on sending save the date cards, your wedding invitation is the first impression you’ll be making about your upcoming wedding celebration, so you want it to be just right.

But before you start putting too much pressure on yourself, we’re here to help. If learning the ins-and-outs of wedding wording doesn’t fit on your pre-nuptial to-do list, you can use our wedding invitation wording tool to plug in your information and get the words you need. Or, use this guide where we’ll show you how to write a wedding invite. Then, we’ll provide examples of different approaches to wedding invitation wording so you not only know what to say, but exactly how to say it.
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19 Wedding Invitation Examples to Share Your Love Story

A couple gets rice thrown at them on their wedding day

Weddings are some of our favorite events. Months of planning — from choosing stunning wedding invitation examples to creating a tailored menu — culminate in a day filled with love and beauty. Cascading floral centerpieces, glittering chandeliers, and all of your loved ones gathered to celebrate a new partnership — There’s truly nothing more beautiful than that.

We won’t keep you as we daydream about our love of all things wedding. After all, you’ve got planning to do! Keep scrolling for seriously stunning wedding invitation examples you can add to your wedding board as you start envisioning your big day.
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Small Wedding, Big Dreams: 5 Small Wedding Ideas for Your Intimate Day

Small wedding ideas: A backyard reception with only one family-size table of guests

Small weddings can make a big impact — on you and your partner, your guests, your photos, and, it must be said, your open bar. With an intimate ceremony, you have more space — literally, figuratively, and financially — to incorporate memorable details than you would with a larger wedding.

If you always dreamt of an intimate wedding with your closest friends and family members, we have plenty of small wedding ideas to help make your day memorable. From over-the-top venues to drool-worthy menus to cocktail options that will have even the best mixologists raising eyebrows, you can pull off a lot with very little.
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3…2…1…Shop: 20 Wedding Registry Ideas to Add to Your List

Wedding registry ideas: a table of wedding gifts

Next to cake tasting, picking out gifts for your registry might be the most enjoyable part of the wedding planning process.

As an engaged couple, we hope you thoroughly enjoy selecting items for your registry, and we encourage you to have fun with it. At what other point in your life will you be able to hand-select dozens of potential gifts?

When piecing together your registry, remember to include items at a number of different price points. Ideally, you will also put together a registry that is convenient for your wedding guests to access. For example, stores with locations across multiple U.S. cities (like Williams Sonoma or Bed Bath & Beyond) or stores that allow online ordering (like Amazon) are great options. With that being said, wedding registries are also a great opportunity to support small, locally-owned businesses, so feel free to include that as an option for your local guests.

Once you’ve chosen where to register, Greenvelope can help you send the information to all your guests. You can add your registry details directly to your wedding invitation, so your guest will know where to find your favorite things.

And speaking of favorite things, we’re recommending our top 20 wedding registry ideas. From mixology bar sets to luxury bedding and must-have kitchen items, you’ll find potential wedding gifts that you’ll pine for as much as your fiance.
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Our Sweet and Simple Guide to Sending Wedding Thank You Cards

You’ve celebrated the magic of your wedding day and now you’re settling into married life. While most of your wedding to-dos have been completed, there’s one final task you’ll want to check off your list — sending your wedding thank you cards.
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Let Confetti Rain: 8 Wedding Reception Ideas to Start the Party

Wedding reception ideas: A bride and groom on the dance floor while confetti rains down around them

It’s your big day, your special moment, your once-in-a-lifetime evening. And while you’ll remember your wedding day for the rest of your life, you want it to be equally memorable for everyone on your guest list. You want all eyes on you at the wedding ceremony, but come the reception, you want each guest having the time of their life. You’re on the hunt for fun wedding reception ideas for all to enjoy, whether that means tweaking the cocktail hour, offering activities beyond the dance floor, or getting really creative with table settings.

Your wedding reception should be a blend of your and your soon-to-be-forever partner’s personalities. Now is the time to take a good hard look at your wedding reception venue, and find ways to put your unique touch on the decor, menu, and party favors.
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Raise Your Glass: 60 Marriage Quotes for Toasts, Vows, or Cards

Marriage quotes: A bride and groom stand in front of an officiant

Vows. Speeches. Toasts. And more toasts.

Come wedding day, there are plenty of people picking up the mic. And while we love to see the creative genius that comes out in a quality wedding toast, we understand if you need a few wise words to fill in the cracks. And, if you’re looking for a marriage quote that will inspire guests to clink champagne glasses, you came to the right place.

From classic authors to pop culture icons, men and women throughout history continue to share their marriage advice and anecdotes. Below, we’re sharing 60 beautiful wedding quotes on love and marriage.
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Bridal Shower Etiquette: Your Questions Answered

Bridal shower etiquette: A woman pours champagne into other women's glasses

It’s an honor and a lot of fun to be in charge of hosting the bridal shower ahead of the wedding. With activities to plan and an invite list to build, playing host to this fun event can bring up all sorts of questions about bridal shower etiquette and traditions.

Plan your loved one’s shower like a pro with our simple guide to bridal shower etiquette.
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