by Sarah Sadler from Bella Figura
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What Should Couples Consider Prior to Sending Out Their Invitations?
Couples should always consider the timeframe that they would like to give their guests to respond. If it's a destination wedding, you'll want to send out your invitations at least 8-12 months prior and definitely be sure to send a save the date too. It's only proper to give everyone a heads-up! If it's a wedding closer to home, 8 weeks prior is a great marker to send invitations out.... Read More »
Do I Still Need to Mail a Wedding Invitation to Someone Who Probably Can Come?
Yes, you should always send an invitation to somebody who can't come as a courtesy. It's important for the guest to know that they are thought of in that way. Sarah Sadler
If a Couple Is Having Difficulty Deciding on a Style or Theme What Advice Would You Give Them?
We always advise couples to consider what they want their invitation to say. The invitation is a first glimpse into the wedding. It's a reflection of what's to come. When a couple thinks about it this way, this gives them better insight into what type of style/theme they might be interested in. Sarah Sadler
Will the Company Creating My Wedding Invitations Also Assemble for Me?
If you order your invitations through Bella Figura, we offer an assembly and mailing service at an additional charge. If this service is not requested, everything will ship directly to you unassembled as this ensures that the pieces will remain damage free. Sarah Sadler
We Have a Dress Code for Our Wedding, How Do We Let Our Guests Know?
To let your guests know there is a dress code, we recommend adding an attire note in the bottom right corner of the invitation! Some wording we most often see are black tie, formal attire, and cocktail attire. You can also place this information on your wedding website, but you'll want to be sure your guests don't miss this! That's why it's best to add this to your invitation. Bella... Read More »
With the Growing Popularity of Wedding Websites, Email Rsvps and Other Online Services, Do Brides Still Need to Send Traditional Invites?
It's incredibly important to still send out traditional wedding invitations as this gives your guests a physical reminder of your wedding. In this day and age, digital invitations can easily be forgotten as soon as they are opened. With an actual invitation that you can hang on the fridge or put on a table, it's a daily reminder of your big day coming up! Not only that, but the wedding... Read More »
Do I Get to See a Sample Before the Invitations Are Printed?
Once you have decided to move forward with an order, you will receive a digital PDF proof of your entire invitation suite from one of our in-house designers prior to printing. We are excited to bring your own customizations to life and we can easily make revisions to your proof should you have any changes upon seeing it. Printed proofs are a rarity in our business due to the labor... Read More »
When Should Save the Dates Be Sent Out?
Save the dates should typically be sent out 6-8 months prior to the event. If it's a destination wedding or multiple guests are coming from out of town, 8-12 months may be a better timeframe to send save the dates out. Save the dates are a great space to provide your website information as well to give guests important information prior to receiving the invitations as well regarding booking, accommodations,... Read More »
How Does the Customized Wedding Invitation Design Process Work?
One of the best parts of our line is that we try to supply something for everyone design wise. Our website is full of styles that range from sleekly modern to romantically vintage and everywhere in between. These designs are typically used as bouncing off points for our clients. They are certainly not limited to what's shown on our website and we hope our designs are used as inspiration to... Read More »