Wedding Trend Watch 2012 – Wedding Invitations, Stationery and Paper

Like everything else, especially in the world of wedding planning, wedding stationery and wedding invitations go through stages and trends. The best choice for all couples will always be what speaks to them. Knowing about trends, however, can help couples look at choices they normally would not have considered and perhaps like better.

Return to the classics- Classic wedding invitations are once again taking center stage. Clean, crisp invitations with simple lines and no more than 2 or 3 colors. Embossed details are even better as featured on the Versailles Wedding Invitations. For brides and grooms looking for bold single sheet style invitations a simple border is the classic detail of choice as featured on the Bridal Elegance Wedding Invitation. A return to lined envelopes is also a trend we will see a lot in the coming year.

Getting organized with inserts- In the age of wedding websites and rising postage costs, many couples did away with inserts in their wedding invitations. As things slowly hit a more even keel, the convenience of wedding invitation inserts like RSVP cards, direction cards and a reception card is being revisited. Folio pocket invitations like the Vertical Folio Pocket Wedding Invitation and the Square Folio Pocket Wedding Invitation are the perfect carriers for convenient inserts for guests.

Simple details- Less is more when it comes to details for this coming year, when it comes to wedding invitations anyway! Centered details at the top of single sheet invitations as showcased in the Love Birds Save the Date and the Cherry Blossoms Branch Wedding Invitation are simple yet bold. Bands across one part of the invitation can help keep intricate details focused and simple as is showcased in the Tropical Flowers Wedding Invitations. Simple borders are a big focus when it comes to details and the border can contain details as well as is showcased in the Delightful Hearts Wedding Invitation. Combining a few simple details like a center detail and a band can allow for a more detailed look without going overboard. Design Your Own Personality Plus Wedding Invitations allow brides and grooms to do just that with a touch of personality.

Using a full invitation suite- This may seem like a given but it isn’t always the case. Matching wedding invitation and inserts as well as other wedding stationery that matches is very much in style. Ordering all of the wedding stationery at once can help ensure that it matches. Thank you cards, wedding inserts, address labels and note cards are all available in matching and complementary styles.

No matter what wedding invitation is chosen, be sure they reflect on the couple and not just current trends. A wedding invitation is the one thing that most couples save as a remembrance of their wedding because it is easy to preserve and store and doesn’t take much space.