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Invitations - Splurge or Save?

Cl铆odhna, on September 17, 2019 at 11:05 AM

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Who knew pretty paper could get so expensive?! Are you spending extra on upgrades like envelope liners, engraving, and custom calligraphy? Or saving your money on something that gets quickly tossed in the trash! Are you splurging or saving on your wedding invitations? 馃拰 Photo by Sara Bishop...

Who knew pretty paper could get so expensive?! Are you spending extra on upgrades like envelope liners, engraving, and custom calligraphy? Or saving your money on something that gets quickly tossed in the trash!

Are you splurging or saving on your wedding invitations? 馃拰


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Photo by Sara Bishop Photography in Mesa, AZ




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109 Comments

  • Brooke
    Savvy December 2019
    Brooke
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    Thank you Ashley


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  • Jordan
    Expert September 2019
    Jordan
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    I definitely splurged! Invitations are your guests first impression of your wedding. They were expensive, but worth every penny. I have received so many compliments on them.

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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan
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    Save. They go in the trash. We found beautiful invitations for a great price.

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  • Heather
    Expert April 2020
    Heather
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    I splurged on the STDs, but we are saving on the invitations since we are making our own!

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  • Jennifer
    Super October 2020
    Jennifer
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    Save. They will just be thrown out by our guests in the end. I still plan on picking invitations that have an elegant design
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  • Mrscol贸n
    Super September 2019
    Mrscol贸n
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    Saved. I tried to find the cheapest for something I still loved! Thanks Zazzle!

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  • Diana
    VIP December 2019
    Diana
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    Saved. I didn鈥檛 want to spend a whole lot of money on paper that people are going to loose or throw away.
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  • Yoice
    VIP March 2019
    Yoice
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    Umm somehow in between. We only printed 27 so I was able to splurge a little but it wasn鈥檛 a crazy about either.
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  • Future Mrs. Polar Bear
    Super April 2019
    Future Mrs. Polar Bear
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    No invitations. It was just us and our parents.

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  • Elizabeth
    Dedicated June 2020
    Elizabeth
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    Save; we鈥檙e hoping to do the STD and formal all in one. Some will send RSVPS and some will text/call i am sure.
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  • Ashley
    Super October 2020
    Ashley
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    Save I am doing them myself

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  • Taylor
    Savvy November 2019
    Taylor
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    Save. My Mother, FH and I went back and forth for months on this. I originally wanted to splurge on calligraphy handwritten invitations, but i was (luckily) talked out of that. We decided to put the saved money into late night snacks & extra desserts! Ended up going with a design from Minted which was just as beautiful.

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  • Wondermom
    Just Said Yes November 2020
    Wondermom
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    Haven鈥檛 bought them yet but we are going inexpensive- save
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  • Atiya
    Beginner August 2020
    Atiya
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    Huge save here! We paid a designer $30 on fiverr to make a save the date and wedding video cartoon of us. The video was 2 minutes long and super cute!
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  • Charika
    Beginner February 2020
    Charika
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    I plan to save. Haven't purchased any yet but I like simple elegance so I think they should be reasonably priced.

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  • D
    Just Said Yes March 2020
    Daniela
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    Save! DIY'd the Save the Dates and added printed photo stickers for guests to add to their calendars; may DIY invitations also.

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  • Aurora
    Savvy November 2020
    Aurora
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    I鈥檓 planning on saving on my invitations. I haven鈥檛 ordered them yet but I鈥檓 hoping to keep this on a tight budget.
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  • Kaylynn
    Dedicated June 2020
    Kaylynn
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    Good for you! I thought myself calligraphy too for addressing things and I'm so thankful I spent the time to do that- not I do it all the time for friends and family for gifts and such!
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  • Kaylynn
    Dedicated June 2020
    Kaylynn
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    Save. We are a simple couple so no need for foil and embossing. We found compostable paper and used soy ink and at the bottom it asks to please kindly recycle or compost because that is a huge thing for us! The paper and ink weren't to badly priced. Only real bummer was stamps for Save the dates, invites & RSVP.
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  • Erin
    Expert May 2020
    Erin
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    SAVE! We DIY'd ours!

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