Recent technology advances, tumbling computing costs and an abundance of quality craft wholesalers have brought about a real opportunity for couples to produce classy looking DIY stationery and save some money to boot.
The cost for just the essential Wedding stationery items can clock up a few hundred pounds (at least!), and when the nice to haves and extravagant extras are factored in, a couple could comfortably be staring at a bill with three zeroís at the end of it. With this in mid, it is easy to see why so many couples these days are giving DIY Wedding stationery route some very serious thought.
So it is for you? Well letís weigh up the proís and conís and present you with the facts so you can make your own qualified decision.
On the Plus Side
∑ We have mentioned it already, but Wedding stationery ainít cheap. If you're looking to get everything personalised and of the highest quality, you better hope that your budget can stretch that far. The DIY version will cost a fraction of the price and can free up valuable funds to be spent elsewhere.
∑ Unlike many other aspects of the day, Wedding stationery is one aspect that you can have a decent crack at doing yourself and not be ashamed to show others (for information, unless you are a skilled seamstress donít bother with a DIY dress Ė you donít want the Bride to look like a sack of spuds on your Big Day!)
∑ The only limit really is your imagination. If you are good with your hands (ask your partner to confirm this!) then there is a plethora of local and online craft stores to buy quality materials from, or if you are a technological-wiz then a few clicks of a mouse and youíre off and running.