by Christy Asper from The Ink Cafe LLC
- Owner at The Ink Cafe LLC
- With over six years experience in Marketing, Branding, and Design
- Studied Graduate Courses at Dallas Baptist University
How Far In Advance Should I Order My Invitation?
We do custom orders and our goal is to brand the wedding from beginning to end, so I recommend looking at designs as early as 8-6 months prior. We like to create save the dates that match the invitations and since those are sent out 8-6 months prior, it's important to know that what look you are aiming for before they go out. Christy Asper
With the Growing Popularity of Wedding Websites, Email Rsvps and Other Online Services, Do Brides Still Need to Send Traditional Invites?
Absolutely! Invitations to a wedding should always sent in a traditional form. A wedding is not a party that people should receive an electronic invitation to. Christy Asper
Is a Separate Reception Card Necessary?
There are a lot of different options when it comes to your reception cards. If you are having a formal event, then yes. If you are on a budget consider a rsvp postcard. It saves you the cost of an envelope and a little less on postage. If you have a younger guest list, you could ask your guest to RSVP online and save on postage, as well. It really... Read More »
Do I Get to See a Sample Before the Invitations Are Printed?
I would make sure that you approve a final proof before going to print. You want to make sure that everything is accurate. Christy Asper
Is It Appropriate to Ask for Monetary Gifts or Include My Registry Information on My Invitation?
Etiquette states that you should not. It is similar to the concept of asking for money for your invitation. If you would like people to know about your registry, put it on a wedding website and direct people to go there for all of your wedding details. Christy Asper
What Is Your Creative Process When You Create Your Wedding Designs?
I honestly love externally processing my creativity, so the first thing I do is chat with my clients about what their vision is for the big day. We create a vision board from there that really helps us decide the aesthetic appeal that we should brand the wedding with through our paper products. Christy Asper