One of the greatest things about photographing weddings is capturing all the elements that go into making the day unique to the wedding couple. Sometimes those elements surface in every part of the wedding, like Adam and Rachel’s aviation themed wedding, held in an actual airplane hanger. Other times those pieces are subtly woven in, like the tin camping mugs and weather vane cake topper found in Will and Emily’s outdoor wedding–tiny decorations that pointed to their shared love of adventure. One of my favorite special details was the real wooden piano that held Tiffani and Emerald’s desserts at their vineyard wedding reception.
I am constantly in awe of the fun ways our couples incorporate their personalities and interests into their special day, and one of the ways this is especially happening lately is in the wedding stationery. The creativity our brides and grooms have is amazing, but so often the invitations and save the dates get forgotten about by the time the actual day comes around!
That’s why we always makes sure to ask our couples to have these important items ready to photograph; we think the stationary is just as important as every other hand selected element of the wedding day, and so do our friends over at Basic Invite.
If you haven’t heard of Basic Invite, they are a stationery company specializing in customization. While many companies have plenty of themes and designs to choose from, Basic Invite takes the customization one step further to allow almost limitless color options for every detail. So if you fall in love with a design but the colors aren’t right for your wedding, you can re-design any element to match perfectly with the style of your personal wedding. Even the envelopes come with over 40 different color options to ensure everything looks picture perfect together.
Along with invitations and save the date stationery, Basic Invite also has everything needed for other elements of your wedding, including place cards, programs, menus, and even guest books. In fact, each design comes with a matching set of all other paper goods that a bride and groom might desire. For those looking to coordinate all the elements of their wedding exactly the way it looks in their mind’s eye, this is such a great way to tie everything together!
I mean, that’s just gorgeous.
Also gorgeous, are these new clear wedding invitations. Our friends at Basic Invite are so excited to introduce them to the lineup, along with rose gold foil in many of their products.
When it’s time to look for that just-right design to match your wedding, make sure to check out Basic Invite’s incredible and unique wedding invitation collections, save the dates, and name cards. With the vast–and completely customizable– selection available, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for to tie in all those little wedding details just perfectly.
And don’t forget to have those gorgeous hand-picked invites on hand for us to capture as part of your special day!
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