OK! Man, I sure have stretched out this thing, haven’t I? Sorry.
The wording was the easiest part of the invitation process. I fiddled with it a little, but I really liked this phrasing:
Together with their families
Bride & Groom
Invite you to celebrate as they become husband and wife
Something about having “husband and wife” printed out was neat. I figured we’d keep it relatively simple with an invitation, accommodations card, and an RSVP card. I laid everything out in Word, used my fonts and stuff…but man, was it boring. I thought we might watercolor on the paper a la my save the date, but I didn’t want to do the same thing over, and I think what worked on a flat card wouldn’t be as awesome inside the invitation.
Enter my MOH. I sent her my documents with the missive to “add SOMETHING.” A border, a graphic, something that would fill the space and not look so boring. I included a few inspiration pieces: