Day of stationery is often overlooked, but it’s just as important as your cute save the dates and custom wedding invitations. Of course wedding invites and enclosure cards are the most important part of your overall wedding stationery because they inform guests of the who, what, where, and when, but in order to keep the flow of your day at an optimal level you won’t want to discount the importance of wedding day stationery.
What is day of stationery? Well, depending on your specific needs day of stationery can vary, but it usually consist of multiple pieces for each portion of the even that will help guide guests smoothly and keep the festivities flowing.
Wedding programs are usually handed to guests as they enter the ceremony. They provide information such as the timeline and order of events that will be taking place throughout the ceremony. This can be helpful for guests who may not be familiar with certain religious practices for example.
As your guests move from the ceremony to the reception, table place cards can be very helpful in keeping the flow of bodies organized. These can be placed in the exact spot each guest has been assigned or placed on a table in the entrance near a seating chart. Depending on the size of the venue and the guest count you can decide which set up will work best for your event.
Menus are a great addition to table settings. They can provide an extra delicate detail for your table decor, inform the guests on their choices in case of allergies or preferences, and can also serve as a conversation piece for tables who may be mixed with strangers. Who doesn’t love talking about food? Even if the menu isn’t full in the case of a buffet style dinner – incorporating a dessert or drink menu is a cute idea!
A timeless tradition, the guest book. The big day is such a whirlwind for the couple and being able to look back and read well wishes and congratulations from loved ones can help spark memories and serve as a keepsake down the line.
Day of stationery can be super helpful and if nothing else it can serve as an extra touch your guests will appreciate. So, where can you get all of this stationery? Basic Invite. Basic Invite is an online stationery company with more than 200 wedding invitation designs and 180 custom colors to choose from. Each of their designs is customizable and part of a set. This means you can create your very own unique invite and match all of your enclosure cards and day of stationery for a seamless look!
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