Everything you need to know about wedding stationery. Stationery items – i.e., paper goods and anything related – show up at a lot of different places in your wedding, from your first foray into Save the Dates, to your actual Wedding Invitations, to Day-of Details, and finally for your Thank You notes. Here’s an overview of the most common stationery you’ll need for your wedding, from start to finish!
A follow-up to my post about amazing modern calligraphy fonts: here are 34 FREE calligraphic script fonts for hand-lettered, flowing wedding stationery!
All the fonts listed below are absolutely free for personal use (some are free for commercial use, too – check the license!) which means you can use any and all of these to your heart’s content in your DIY wedding invitations, save the dates, envelopes and more – the sky is the limit!
So you’ve fallen in love with that whimsical, moving-baseline, crazy in a charming way, scrawling-sprawling hand-drawn look calligraphic script typography trend, and you want envelopes and invitations that look something like this:
When to send wedding invitations for local weddings, weddings with out of town guests, and destination weddings.Traditional etiquette dictates that wedding invitations should be sent 6-8 weeks before the wedding. But if you have a destination wedding, you may need to send your invitations much earlier so guests have time to make flight and hotel arrangements. On the other hand, if you’re having a local wedding with few out of town guests, and you’ve already sent out Save the Dates, you can get away with sending your formal invitations later.
In this post, we tell you exactly when to send your Save the Dates, when to send your wedding invitations, and when to make your Reply-by date for RSVP cards depending on what type of wedding you’re having.
(See end of post for the destination wedding version.)
RSVP postcards are a wonderful alternative to traditional wedding response cards. They’ve been gaining in popularity over the past few years and for good reasons!
Are you doing DIY wedding invitations? Looking for beautiful, free script fonts because you can’t afford to shell out $100 for Burgues Script or Bickham Script Pro? Whether you’re printing your invites at home, or getting your own design professionally printed by someone like Zazzle, you’ll want a beautiful script font, and I’ve got you covered! Since you’ll be using the fonts for your own personal use, you won’t need to buy a commercial license and hence, you’ve got a wide range of free fonts to choose from!