Five Trends in Wedding Invitations for 2014

Wedding invitations give your guests a little taste of what is to come at your wedding.  Over the years, invitations have become just as important as the event itself.  Here are the top five trends for 2013 and 2014!

Bold Colors

When you think about invitations you normally think of white or ivory invitations.  That is now changing to bold and vibrant colors!

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Laser Cut

Laser cut invitations are the newest trend where intricate patterns are cut in to the paper.

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Hand Stamped

Another new trend is hand stamped invitations! Custom stamps are made to create this unique look!

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Letterpress invitations are still on trend for 2014.  This elegant and classic look is pressed in to the paper using various colors of ink to create this look.

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Pocket Invitations

Pocket invitations are a great way to include all of the details to the wedding inside your invitation without things look busy or cluttered.

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Which invitation look is your favorite?  We can’t decide!

2013 Wedding Trend: Laser Cut

A new trend showing up at weddings this year are laser cut designs. Laser cut is an intricately cut out pattern resembling either lace or a geometric design.  You will see laser cut designs in everything from wedding stationary to wedding gowns.  These laser cut designs work perfectly for almost any wedding and especially work well for rustic or vintage weddings.

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Laser cut designs in weddings started with the popularity of laser cut invitations.  A laser is used to cut these invitations in to intricate designs and some are placed over a colored card stock giving it a modern yet vintage look.  Laser cut stationary is becoming very popular and being seen in all types of wedding stationary from banners, signs, save the date cards and place cards.

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Designers are now using this laser cut design as inspiration for wedding gowns!

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You can’t forget about the accessories! Laser cut jewelry and shoes are also showing up with the laser cut design.

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Cupcakes liners and cakes are another way to pull in the laser cut design.

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As you can see there are many ways you can incorporate laser cut designs in to the details of your wedding.  You can find laser cut boxes for favors or laser cut runners for the tables.  You can even use luminary bags with a laser cut design as centerpieces!

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Tell us if you love or hate these laser cut designs!

Happy Planning!