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Bridal Shower Invitation

Create a wedding shower invitation

The bridal shower invitation is more than just informational; it also sets the tone and expresses the theme of the party itself. You can purchase ready-made wedding shower invitations or create your own; opting for the latter allows you much more creative freedom and opens up a world of possibilities.

To create your own wedding shower invitations, simply use templates which are widely available online or make up a design of your very own using Web-based software. If you're using a template, you will simply fill in the specifics that apply to your party; if you're creating your own layout, you can upload your own images or photos and write customized messages in your choice of fonts. Simple bridal shower invitations can be printed off at home, but if you want to render yours on card stock or use color images and graphics, you can outsource the job to a professional printer.

Practical Aspects of Bridal Shower Invitations

Just as with baby shower invitations, there are numerous considerations you should make when creating your own wedding shower invitations:

  • Layout. You can create single-sided invitation cards, or folded cards that have images or messages on the outside and further details on the inside. The simpler your layout, the easier and less expensive it will be to print your actual bridal shower invitations.
  • Font. You'll have a wide range of fonts to choose from, including elegant scripts as well as the full selection of standard word processing lettering styles. Select a font that matches the theme and tone of the event.
  • Where and when. Make sure the start time, end time and exact street address of the shower is clearly indicated. Provide driving directions for guests who will be traveling from out of town.
  • Special instructions. If you would like invitees to RSVP by a certain date, or if you have any special requests regarding gifts and food and drink contributions, speak now or forever hold your peace.

Creating your own wedding shower invitations can be a good opportunity to bond with the bride's other friends and have some fun. Take advantage of the many tools that allow you to create your own invitations and enjoy!

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