Wedding Invitation Printing Terms Glossary

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms Glossary

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms

Are you lost amongst the Wedding Invitation Printing Terms? Here are the explanations you need!  This short glossary will help you find your wedding invitation.  You will learn about printing techniques and see examples.  At the end, you will understand the Wedding Invitation Printing Terms used in product descriptions.

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Blind embossing is used to print in the filigree design.

 

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Blind Embossing

Blind Embossing is when an image is pressed into paper.  The resulting design is raised.  This embossing style is termed “blind” because no ink or foil highlights the design.

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A swirl and star design is debossed on this thank you note.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Debossing

Debossing is when an image is pressed into paper.  The image appears pressed into the paper.  No ink or foil is used to highlight this design either.

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Infinite Beauty - Invitation
The wedding invitation’s wrap has a beautiful die cut design.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Die-Cutting

Die-Cutting uses sharp metal rules to cut out shapes from paper.  Die cutting can be a design or wording.  The end result should be the removal of paper using a metal die.

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The silver ink on the vines defines the embossed area.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Embossing

Embossing uses ink or foil on the raised area to highlight the design.  This is similar to blind embossing.

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The wording is engraved on this simple wedding invitation.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Engraving

Engraving is a printing process  involving a metal die.  The lettering is cut below the surface of a metal die. The die is inked and wiped clean.   Ink is only left in the impression  of the die. Next, paper is then laid on the die.  The press forces the paper into the impression and the ink is transferred to the paper. When you view the back of the paper you will see a “bruise.”

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These drinking jars have been etched with a monogram.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Etching

Etching is cutting into a glass surface.  This can be performed mechanically or chemically.  The result is a change to the surface of the glass.  You can both see and feel this change.

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The angled stripes and wording are foil stamped on this wedding invitation.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Foil Stamping

Foil stamping involves using heat to stamp a special foil onto paper.  This process can be used for designs , wording , or both.  Items like wedding invitations, Christmas cards or napkins can be foil stamped.

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The lacy swirls on this wedding invitation are pearlized.

Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Pearlizing

Pearlizing is the process that applies luminous pearl-like finish to an invitation.  The pearl finish is usually clear unlike foil.   Many times is will highlight an embossed design.

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Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Thermography

Thermography is a type of printing that uses wet ink.  A  resin powder is added to the wet ink.  Then heat is applied to create a raised surface.  This process can be used  for wording and designs.  The raised ink is difficult to view on a screen. Order a sample invitation to see and feel thermography.

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Wedding Invitation Printing Terms: Letterpress Printing

Letterpress printing is a process where images are set into a printing press and inked.  Paper is placed on the inked areas.  Next, pressure is applied to the paper.  The inked images are now printed.  The images are seen by the ink on top of the depressed design.

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These are all of the Wedding Invitation Printing Terms used to create products at Lunarink.com.  If you have a question about any of the terms, please comment below.  For more information on the invitations shown, click on their link.  Samples of each item can obtained for a fee.  Always get a sample of the product you wish to order.  You will better understand the Wedding Invitation Printing Terms used to describe it.

Is a Disney Wedding Invitation for you?

Is a Disney Wedding Invitation for you?

Disney Themed Wedding Invitations

We have all seen the movies and dreamed of a fabulous wedding but is a Disney wedding invitation for you?  You may be surprised!  Carlson Craft, one of the most trusted wedding invitation manufacturers, envisioned a line of Disney character themed wedding invitations.  These romantic wedding invitations are inspired by characters such as Snow White, Rapunzel, Tiana, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and even Miss Piggy.

So, too cliche or just right for you?  Take a look at these elegant and romantic wedding invitations and decide for yourself!

To find information on each invitation, click on the title below:

  1. Apple Blossoms Invitation – Snow White  (No longer available!)
  2. Inner Beauty Invitation – Belle
  3. The Fairest Invitation – Snow White (No longer available!)
  4. Deco Lilies Invitation – Tiana
  5. Flowing Artistry Invitation – Rapunzel
  6. A Heartfelt Hug – Mickey and Minnie Mouse
  7. Moi Loves Him Real Glitter Invitation – Miss Piggy
  8. Classic Mickey Invitation – Mickey Mouse (No longer available!)

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Have questions about these or other wedding invitations, contact me.  I welcome all comments related to the invitations posted.

Cheers!

Most Popular Wedding Invitation Color Schemes For 2014

Most Popular Wedding Invitation Color Schemes For 2014

About your wedding invitations

Your wedding invitations are a very important part of your wedding planning.  Besides providing your guests with your details, they also convey your style and mood.  Its natural that there are certain color schemes that are in high demand.  Here are the most popular color schemes at LunarInk.com so far this year.

Most popular wedding invitation colors are:

1.  Purple Wedding Invitations

Purple is still the most popular color choice for wedding invitations.  Pantone’s color of the year is “Radiant Orchid 18-3224” a bold shade of purple with pink undertones.  Many couples are choosing to pair a soft pastel shade with a vivid bright shade like purple for a more modern twist. Below is an example:

Artistry wedding invitation from Carlson Craft

Artistry Wedding Invitation

Artistry is a true work of art!  This invitation features a bold purple water color flower.  I chose to complement this look with the wording in a pastel sage green ink.  100 wedding invitations with colored ink start at $192.75.

 

Color Block Round double sided wedding invitation

Color Block – Wedding Invitation – Watermelon

A round, white wedding invitation displays bold blocks of color on both sides.  Your wedding wording and names can be printed in white or orchid ink on this unusual wedding invitation.  100 wedding invitations start at $173.92

 

Rapunzel wedding invitation

Romantic Imagination Wedding Invitation – Rapunzel

This wedding invitation is inspired by Disney’s princess Rapunzel.  Gold and purple swirls, shimmering white paper and an organza inner envelope – it’s like this amazingly beautiful wedding invitation was taken straight from Rapunzel’s imagination!  100 wedding invitations start at $399.90, (sorry, no discounts are available.)

 

2.  Clear Wedding Invitations

Clear wedding invitation are a new trend that has gained popularity over the last two years.  Currently, I only offer this type of wedding invitation from Carlson Craft but there is a great amount of variation in the designs.  Most invitations are printed on paper adhered to a thin sheet of acetate “paper” with a design printed on it.  However, some invitations are printed directly onto an acrylic sheet itself.  Below you can view both styles.

 

Clearly Sterling Wedding Invitation in White

This wedding invitation features a clear base card with a white invitation card on top.  The base card is printed in white with a stylish Moroccan design.  While the invitation card is personalized with your wording.  Multiple base card and invitation card color options are available.  100 wedding invitations start at $262.42.

clear wedding invitation with deco design

 

Clearly Marvelous – Acrylic Invitation with Envelope

An acrylic invitation is etched with your wedding details and is enclosed in a double envelope for mailing.  The design and verse of the invitation cannot be changed due to the etching process.  Choose from multiple different color enclosure cards for an additional price.  108 acrylic invitations (no enclosure cards) start at $1057.42.

Discount Clear acrylic wedding invitation

 

3.  Pink Wedding Invitations

Pink wedding invitations are very much on trend.  Whether you choose a light blush pink or a vibrant fuchsia, this color is very versatile and pairs well with any other color.  Below are two different pink wedding invitations.

This pastel pink shimmer invitation is a true work of art with its combination of whimsical typography and a detailed frame showcasing your personalization.  Choose from ink or foil (shown below) printing in a variety of colors to make this invitation uniquely yours.  100 wedding invitations start at $119.92.

Light pink shimmer wedding invitation

Perfect Wrap Invitation – Fuchsia Shimmer

A simple fuchsia shimmer wedding invitation card is enclosed in a white shimmer embossed wrap.  Tie your look together with your choice of available ribbon colors and ink.  Gray ribbon  with black ink is shown below for a crisp style.  100 wedding invitations start at $220.43

Fuchsia Pink and white wedding invitation

 

A few final notes:

  • Prices quoted are current as of the publication date of this article and reflect the 25% discount offered at Lunarink.com if available.  Pricing can change at any time and for any reason.
  • All featured invitations are available to order as of the publication date but future guarantee of the invitation’s availability cannot be made as styles change.
  • Please email sales@lunarink.com for any invitation inquiries or to get a free quote.
  • Samples may be ordered by clicking on the invitation name and clicking on the “buy it now” button.  You will be taken to the ordering information page and can select to order a sample.
  • To place an order, please follow the same instructions for the sample and select all options you wish to receive.
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  • All invitations are from Carlson Craft.

Top 10 Gold Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Gold Wedding Invitations

Here are my top 10 choices for gold wedding invitations for Autumn, Winter and Early Spring weddings.  Wedding themes for these seasons can be inspired by nature, culture or  have fun elements of style.  But the wedding invitation should not be bogged down by large overall floral motifs.  This can make for a heavy feeling wedding invitation especially with metallic gold as the chief color.  So keep it light and fun with these gold wedding invitations.

 

McPherson’s Silver Beginnings Album

Embossed Border Golden Invitation

Embossed Border Golden Invitation

This simple yet sophisticated non-folding invitation on rich gold paper features an embossed border and your choice of motif below wording. Dark inks display your wording best for this invitation.  Size: 5″ x 8 1/2″

100 wedding invitations start at $147.67 which includes our 25% discount.

 

 Carlson Craft’s Simple but Elegant Album

Embellished

Gold Carlson Craft Wedding invitation

An embossed flourish and a pretty ribbon are the perfect embellishments! The embossed, gold shimmer wrap surrounds an ecru card printed with your wording. Tie with a pre-cut, taupe satin ribbon.  Size: 5″ x 8 1/2″

100 wedding invitations start at $294.00 which includes our 25% discount.  Price includes printed insert card, shimmer wrap, pre-cut taupe ribbon and blank double ecru envelopes.

 

 Carlson Craft Candlelight Collection Album

Golden Circles

gold wedding invitation

Take your guests back with this updated retro design! Bright gold circles are featured at the top and bottom of this wedding invitation.  A simple and beautiful statement for your wedding!  Size: 5″ x 8 1/2″

100 wedding invitations start at $147.67 which includes our 25% discount.

 

 Carlson Craft’s Blue Album

Embossed Vines on Gold Shimmer

gold wedding invitation

Perfect for an elegant autumn, winter or spring wedding.  This gold shimmer invitation adds a touch of class to your gala! Sweeping embossed vines and gold accent leaves separate your names and event date from the invitation copy. Display your wording best with dark ink colors.  Size: 5 1/2″ x 7 3/4″

100 wedding invitations start at $146.92 which includes our 25% discount.

 

 McPhersons Value with Love Album

Gold Branches & Birds Design Shimmering Invitation

gold wedding invitation

This beautiful card wedding invitation features a branch and bird design with gold accents on shimmering paper.  Add a short quotation of your choice at the top of the invitation above your wording.  Size: 5″ x 8 1/2″

100 wedding invitations start at $134.92 which includes our 25% discount.

 

McPhersons Affordably Inviting Album

Snowflakes Shimmering Gold Sep-n-Send

gold wedding invitation

Celebrate your love and the season with our snowflakes design on this economical shimmering gold sep-n-send. Design will be printed in the same ink color as your wording. Our price includes a perforated 3 piece ensemble of invitation, respond card, reception card, inner and outer envelopes and printed respond envelopes. Optional return address printing in available on your outer envelopes but is not included in the price.  Invitation Panel Size: 5 1/8″ x 7 1/8″.

100 wedding invitations start at $154.42 which includes our 25% discount.

 Birchcraft Studios

T 511LT with Brilliant Gold Ribbon

ecru wedding invitation with gold ribbon

The hearts of this ecru invitation are embossed pearls surrounded by brilliant gold foil. You can choose from multiple ribbon colors.  For this post we chose the stunning brilliant gold satin ribbon which is included with this ecru invitation.

100 wedding invitations start $166.36 which includes our 25% discount.

 

McPhersons Paper Duvet! Album

“Gold & Water” wedding invitation

gold pocket wedding invitation

A tea length pocket of gold paper features a circle frame to display your choice of design or single initial monogram printed on the water blue card inside. Invitation envelopes are water. Reception cards are navy. Informals and respond cards are water with water envelopes. Reception and respond cards also have a design selection to match up with the invitation! Respond and reception cards are non-folding.  Size: 4″ x 9 1/4″

100 wedding invitations start $255.00 which includes our 25% discount.

 

Birchcraft Studios

T1512V wedding invitation

gold wedding invitation

Your names are featured at the top of an ecru wedding invitation card. A brilliant gold foil band is etched with an intricate filigree design and  separates your names from your invitation text.  Choose a colored ink to add a pretty touch.  Size: 5 1/2 x 7 3/4

100 wedding invitations start at $128.86 which includes our 25% discount.

 

 Carlson Craft’s The Flower Wedding Line Album

Enchanting Hearts of Gold

gold heart wedding invitation

An ecru, tea-length card features an enchanting swirl design with two gold foil hearts at the center. Golden foil hearts are embossed with a lovely vine design.  size: 9 1/4″ x 4″

100 wedding invitations start at $127.35which includes our 25% discount.

 

 

If you would like to get a free estimate for any of our invitations, contact sales@lunarink.com with the name or item number of the invitation, the number you would like to order and if you would like reception or response sets.  All invitations have samples available for purchase.  Please email for help in ordering and for all questions.

Like us on Facebook to see our current deals in addition to our 25% discount.

All prices mentioned are good for 30 days from the publication of this post.

 

Cheers!

Samantha

Wishing For White Wedding Invitations?

Wishing For White Wedding Invitations?

Wishing For White Wedding Invitations?  They are a traditional color and will match with any wedding colors or theme you select.  Choose a colored ink or an envelope liner for added interest.  We can also print in any English alphabet foreign language including Spanish and French.

To order invitations, click on the picture of the invitation you want.  To order samples of the named Carlson Craft invitations, click on the picture of the invitation you like and then click “request sample” to the right of the picture.  A small fee is charged for each invitation.  To order up to 3 free samples (US orders only) of the numbered Birchcraft invitations, click here and click on the item number for the invitation you like.

Here are 10 white invites with a modern twist.

S9351

A furled edge with pearl gives this bright white invitation card a hand torn feel at an economical price. 5 1/2 x 7 3/4.

$112.43 for 100 wedding invitations.

torn edge S9351 Birchcraft Wedding invitation
S9351 wedding invitations

White Shimmer Pocket

This shimmering, white pocket invitation is perfect for any style wedding. Add  a special seal to secure the pocket for added elegance.  Open: 6 3/8″ x 10 7/8″, Closed: 6 3/8” x 6 3/8.”

$249.90 for 100 pocket wedding invitations.

White Shimmer Pocket Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation
White Shimmer Pocket wedding invitations

Petite White Folder

A traditional single panel is featured on this soft white folder. This ensemble features an informal folder. Stunning in its simplicity, this invitation looks great with a combination of fonts and sizes.  4 3/8″ x 5 7/8″ (Side Fold Invitation).

$68.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

Petite White Folder Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Petite White Folder wedding invitations

S6437PE

Stunning pearl edged ribbon is included with this invitation. Your names are featured at the top, while your wedding date is at the bottom of this floral embossed invitation. Like your wedding dress, this invite is a must.  This item is Princess Size: 4 3/4 x 6 1/8.

$187.43 for 100 wedding invitations.

S6437PE Birchcraft wedding invitation
S6437PE wedding invitations

S 840

Celtic pride at it’s best! This bright white invitation card features a stunning border with Celtic Knots in the corners.  Invite your guests for an Irish destination wedding away or in your own home town.  This item is Tiffany Size: 5 1/2 x 7 3/4.

$116.18 for 100 wedding invitations.

S 840 Birchcraft wedding invitation
S 840 wedding invitations

S 402

This lovely invitation has pearl stripes and an intricate pattern. Your names peak through a window on the front.  This elegant invitation is a perfect reflection of your style.  The item is Jumbo Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/4.

$116.18 for 100 wedding invitations.

S 402 Birchcraft wedding invitation
S 402 wedding invitations

S1218

Show your wild side with this adorable invitation. The border is made out of pearl foil zebra print and is great for an elegant zoo wedding.  This item is Tiffany Size: 5 1/2 x 7 3/4.

$116.18 for 100 wedding invitations.

S1218 Birchcraft wedding invitation
S1218 wedding invitations

Classic White Borders

A classic presentation of your wording is printed in the ink color of your choice against a bright white background. Slightly raised borders create an attractive frame on this elegant invitation. 7″ x 7″

$392.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

Classic White Borders Letter Press Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Classic White Borders wedding invitations

Translucent Shimmer

This white shimmer wrap invitation features a translucent overlay covering your wedding wording printed below on the invitation wrap. To add an extra touch a white ribbon ties everything together. 7 3/4″ x 5 1/2″

$236.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

Translucent Shimmer Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Translucent Shimmer wedding invitation

Be Bold! – Bright White

A bright white, tea length invitation never looked so good! Your choice of two ink colors will make a bold statement to your guests. Pair your two ink colors with a combination lettering style to really show your style! A matching envelope with its own unique features will be the first sign to your guests that something special is about to happen! 4″ x 9 1/4″ (Card Invitation)

$174.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

Be Bold! - Bright White Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Be Bold! - Bright White wedding invitation

Clear Wedding Invitations: A New Style

Clear Wedding Invitations: A New Style

LunarInk.com offers the latest in new wedding invitation styles and trends.  These two new wedding invitations are completely transparent with a fun and elegant flourish design printed in white or black ink.  All enclosure cards are on white, black or aqua cards and feature matching flourish designs.  You can place your order or order a sample by clicking on an invitation below.

Clear-Cut Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation
Clear-Cut Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation $265.00 for 100
Crystal Clear Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation
Crystal Clear Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation $265.00 for 100

Top 10 Asian Inspired Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Asian Inspired Wedding Invitations

Are you looking for an American made, Asian inspired wedding invitation?  These 10 invitations are sure to inspire you.  Red, gold, and copper are the dominant colors here.  I loved the patterns and richness I found in these invitations and I am sure you will love them too!

Henna

Traditional swirls and flourishes cover this invitation’s wrap with the look of a beautiful henna design. Pearl shimmer wrap with gold flourish pattern, gold-bordered pearl shimmer inside card with wording in format shown.

Folded: 5″ x 8 1/2″

$370.00 for 100 wedding invitations.

Henna wedding invitation
Henna wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Mandala

Guests’ eyes will be drawn into the gold mandala on the front of this invitation — and they’ll be entranced by your wedding plans! Red wrap, white inner layer printed with wording in format shown. Gold shimmer paper circle with gold foil embossing, pre-punched with holes for tying with pre-cut, red satin ribbon included.

Folded: 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

$470.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Mandala Carlson Craft Wedding Invitation
Mandala wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Ceremony

Rich red and bold gold will give guests a hint of the regal ceremony to come! Red wrap, gold foil pattern, wording printed inside. Tiered gold shimmer response cards, champagne shimmer enclosure cards, pearl shimmer event cards; sold separately. Secure wrap with pre-cut, red satin ribbon included.

Folded: 5″ x 6 5/8″

$295.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Ceremony Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Ceremony wedding invitation Carlson Craft

Embroidery

A sparkling foil paisley design mimics the beauty of rich embroidery. Shimmering red paper, gold foil paisley design on front flap. Wording printed inside in format shown. Pre-cut, red satin ribbon included.

Folded: 5 1/2″ x 7 3/4″

$400.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Embroidery Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Embroidery wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Lotus

A bright red wrap of gold swirls and lotus flowers adds beauty and symbolism to this invitation. Shimmering gold folder printed with names and quote on front, wording on both panels inside in format shown. Red wrap secures with cutout tab.

Folded: 4″ x 9 1/4″

$400.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Lotus Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Lotus wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Bliss

With an invitation this rich and lovely, guests will know that your wedding will be pure bliss! Shimmering gold folder, names on front, wording inside in format shown.

Folded: 9 1/4″ x 4″

$295.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Bliss Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Bliss wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Prestige

Bold red and sparkling gold — a prestigious look to begin your wedding! Large, square card of shimmering red paper, embossed panels and gold foil border.

7 1/4″ x 7 1/4″

$370.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Prestige Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Prestige wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Paisley – Copper

A stylish paisley print gets elegant with copper foil. The ecru, top-fold features your wording inside. A copper shimmer paper band wraps around the invitation, and ties with pre-cut, autumn spice satin ribbon.  Add red colored ink for extra shine.

5 1/2″ x 7 3/4″

$389.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Paisley - Copper Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Paisley - Copper wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Copper Pocket

Your invitation is enclosed in a copper wrap featuring a scroll pattern on the inside. An ecru invitation card features a scroll design through the center. Enclosure cards are available to complete this ensemble.

Closed: 7 1/4″ x 5 1/4″, Open: 7 1/4″ x 12 1/2″

$370.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Copper Pocket Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Copper Pocket wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Precious Metal

You deserve the royal treatment and this golden invitation is just the beginning. Your guests will be dazzled by the gold shimmer stock imprinted with your wedding information in ecru foil. This invitation ensemble features all enclosures as cards. Layout only available as shown.

6 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ (Card)

$240.00 for 100 wedding invitations

Precious Metal Carlson Craft wedding invitation
Precious Metal wedding invitation - Carlson Craft

Top 10 Places to Get Married in California

Top 10 Places to Get Married in California

Are you looking for the perfect wedding ceremony and reception venue in California?  Then try one of these 10 places to get married.  California is a state of many cultures and communities.  Desserts, mountains, and beaches offer California a wide variety of places to get married.  So there are many choices and everyone is welcome here.

Awash in Aqua
Awash in Aqua $547.00 for 100

Descanso Beach Club, Santa Catalina Island, California is one of the greatest hidden treasures in California.  This beach club is a privately owned beachfront venue offering wedding ceremonies and receptions on the beach or at the club between May and October.  Plan for warm weather during the day and cool breezy nights for an outdoor wedding ceremony and reception.

Ragged Point resort Ragged Point, California
Ragged Point Resort – Ragged Point, California

Ragged Point resort is located 15 miles from San Simeon on the Big Sur Coastline.  This rugged location has a natural beauty enhanced by its proximity to the cliff side and beach below.  A redwood pagoda on the cliff, over looking the ocean, is where you can have a small intimate ceremony.  The solarium with its 180 degree view is a great place for your reception.  Take advantage of their special events coordinator to plan your wedding.

Laid in Stone
Laid in Stone $181.90 for 100

The Queen Mary is a luxury liner with a deep history and there is no better place to get married than on the Sun deck or in the chapel.  The art deco styled ballrooms of the Queen Mary can accommodate any size reception and catering is offered through the ship’s restaurants.  Your wedding is sure to be a glamorous event on the Queen Mary.

Mount Shasta Resort Shasta California
Mount Shasta Resort – Shasta California

Mount Shasta Resort in California is the perfect wedding venue in both winter and summer.  Have a summer outdoor wedding surrounded by beautiful views or a warm and intimate indoor ceremony in either the Siskiyou or the Highland Room in the winter.  Their event director will help you create the day of your dreams by incorporating the wonderful catering, service and ambiance you desire.

Amber House Bed and Breakfast Sacramento, California
Amber House Bed and Breakfast – Sacramento, California

Amber House Bed and Breakfast located in Sacremento, California is a charming place for your wedding or commitment ceremony.  This Bed and Breakfast is an intimate place for a small (20 person) indoor or outdoor ceremony and reception.  Catering is done through a partner (Il Fornaio) and the event coordinator can arrange for musicians or a minister.

Lucky in Love
Lucky in Love $76.90 for 100

Wonder Valley Ranch Resort offers elegant indoor and outdoor weddings.  This venue is located in Sanger, California amid the foothills of Wonder Valley.  Get married and have your reception in the new Events Building or outside by Dalton Pond in the gazebo.  The resort has all inclusive wedding packages that including catering, food service and after party clean up.

The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn Palm Springs California
The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn – Palm Springs California

The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn is a stylish 1930’s villa.  The inn ensures the privacy of your event by closing the grounds to all except you, your guests and vendors so that you are free to enjoy your day.  After your wedding, enjoy a stay in one of the eight rooms of the inn.

Peacock Galore
Peacock Galore $370.00 for 100

San Diego Zoo is the place to go wild for your wedding day.  This is my favorite zoo in the U.S. and you will be able to have some stunning wedding pictures at this venue.  The zoo’s wedding packages include catering, admission for you and your guests, free parking, and many other amenities.

Mandala
Mandala $470.00 for 100

Terranea is an oceanfront resort in  Palos Verdes.  Luxury and sophistication is clearly a part of the ambiance for this venue but so is practicality.  Terranea offers a wide variety of ballrooms and indoor/outdoor options for ceremonies and receptions.  Also because children are often invited if not part of the wedding party, the resort has activities for them too.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Monterey California
Monterey Bay Aquarium – Monterey California

Monterey Bay Aquarium is a fun way to experience the kelp forests, open ocean and tide pools that are a large part of the coastal California lifestyle.  This venue located on Cannery Row in Monterey can host weddings from 30 to 300.  Catering is provided by Bon Appetit for the aquarium and an event coordinator can help you plan everything.

I hope you have found the perfect place to get married in California with one of these Top 10.  But, if you have a place you would like to suggest, leave a comment on my blog.

All wedding invitations featured in this article, can be bought here at Lunarink.com.  Click on the picture for more information, to order or to order a sample.

Top 10 Places to Get Married in Arizona

Top 10 Places to Get Married in Arizona

Are you looking for places to get married in Arizona?  Then check out these top 10 places to get married in Arizona!  This state is marked by its varied culture and weather for weddings.  Arizona is a beautiful state with the Grand Canyon in the north, pine forests in its mountain regions and deserts in the South.  Because tourism is a very active business in Arizona, there are many hotels, resorts, and convention centers.  These great wedding venues will let you get creative and have an unforgettable wedding.

Tlaquepaque arts and crafts village Sedona, Texas
Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village – Sedona, Arizona

Tlaquepaque has all the charm of old world styling in their outdoor courtyards.  This arts and crafts village in Sedona is modeled after a Mexican village.  Get married in a small private ceremony in the chapel and then hold the fete of your dreams in the courtyards or gardens.

The Castle at Ashley Manor Chandler Texas
The Castle at Ashley Manor - Chandler Texas

The Castle at Ashley Manor is located in Chandler, Arizona.  The castle provides an exquisite background for your ceremony and reception.  Take advantage of the event coordinator and relax while your fairytale wedding unfolds.

Heard Museum Phoenix Arizona
Heard Museum - Phoenix, Arizona

The Heard Museum provides a classy and artistic choice for your wedding.  Explore the museums arched walkways and sculpture courtyards for a unique location. With many choices, you are sure to find the place that fits with your style.  With your rental fee also comes a docent for the museum.

Shenandoah Mill Gilbert Arizona
Shenandoah Mill – Gilbert, Arizona

Shenandoah Mill, a former grist mill, was moved to Gilbert, Arizona and has become a charming and rustic wedding ceremony and reception site.  The rental time and benefits are generous as only one wedding a day is scheduled.  The mill  can accommodate up to 225 guests for your ceremony and reception.

Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden Phoenix, Ari
Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden - Phoenix, Arizona

Ro Ho En Japenese Friendship Garden is a 3.5 acre Japanese garden with a serene Koi pond.  This garden is a shared cultural vision.  If you would like more information to plan your wedding, contact (602) 256-3204.

The Windmill Winery Florence, Arizona
The Windmill Winery – Florence, Arizona

The Windmill Winery offers a rural setting just outside of Phoenix in Florence, Arizona.  Have the country wedding ceremony of your dreams lakeside. Enjoy a getaway in a horse drawn carriage.  Then party all night in the restored historic barn or outside.  This venue is also a winner of the 2010 Bride’s Choice Awards.

Reid Park Zoo Tucson, Arizona
Reid Park Zoo – Tucson, Arizona

Reid Park Zoo in Tucson is the right place to go wild for your wedding.  This zoo offers more than 17 acres to rent after the zoo is closed to the public.  So plan on a late day event when the animals will be more active.  The zoo also offers catering and facilities managers to help with your planning.

The Views at Superstition Gold Canyon, Arizona
The Views at Superstition – Gold Canyon, Arizona

The Views at Superstition, nestled in Gold Canyon, provides a beautiful ceremony and reception venue for you.  Enjoy the multitude of services including separate bride and groom dressing suites, limo service, officiant, horse drawn carriage, and more!  Indoor and outdoor facilities for your ceremony and reception are available.  Tours are on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6-8PM (check on availability, as times and days can change).

The Boulders Resort Scottsdale Arizona
The Boulders Resort – Scottsdale Arizona

The Boulders Resort is an elegant resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The resort has multiple ceremony locations for your selection and can accommodate 50-300 guests.  The natural beauty of the high Sonoran desert is the backdrop for your wedding vows.  Your choice of indoor and outdoor locations for your reception are also available.  The Boulders Resort offers catering, audio/visual equipment and planners to help you celebrate your wedding with style.

The Grand Canyon National Park.  For a ceremony or reception at this national treasure, you will need to enlist the help of a trusted planner.  The south rim of the Grand Canyon is by far the most accessible and for DIYers the best option.  This is a venue that will require some effort for planning but is worth the effort.

Top 10 Black and Red Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Black and Red Wedding Invitations

Are you having a holiday wedding?  Get some inspiration from these 10 red and black wedding invitations.  The elegant black and white invitations really make a statement by incorporating red.  So check these out today!

black and red rose wedding invitation

Twilight Roses

Romance meets mystery with this black, vertical z-fold invitation featuring gold and red foil rose designs. Customize this invitation with the quote of your choice printed on the front top panel and wedding verse printed on the inside.  The cost of 100 invitations is $240.00.

black pocket wedding invitation

Regal Flourishes Black Pocket with Claret Backer

This irresistible pocket invitation delivers a complete package to your guests. By adding enclosure cards, your wedding day information will be assembled perfectly. The price of 100 invitations is $380.00.

Regal Flourishes also comes with a red pocket and black backer.  Click here for more details.

red pocket wedding invitation

black wedding invitation

Tied Together Forever

Tie the knot with this cute, tea length wedding invitation. A red paper accent with a black knotted bow creates a contemporary and elegant look.  100 invitations cost $289.80.

filigree border wedding invitation

French Country

This shimmer invitation card features a traditional touch with a black French country border. Add a red ribbon bow and this invitation will sizzle. The cost of 100 invitations is $159.90.

white and black tea length wedding invitation

Black Floral Borders

A white tea-length invitation card features a classic black border design that showcases your wording. To dress up the invitation choose an 18″ pre-cut ribbon in the color claret (red).  Other ribbon color choices are available.  The price of 100 wedding invitations is $156.90.

die cut wedding invitation

Cut-Out Elegance

This ecru tiffany invitation card is held by a black pocket featuring a detailed laser cut-out in the lower left corner. Add a red lined inner envelope to give this elegant wedding invitation an instant wow!  $395.00 for 100.

exotic black and white wedding invitation

Moroccan Design

Your invitation is enclosed in a black pocket featuring a morroccan design and a stripe in white. A bright white invitation card features the same morroccan design that will change with you choice of ink color. Choose a deep red ink for an exotic flair. 100 invitations cost $360.00.

red floral wrap wedding invitation

Regal Red

Change the world and go green with this red wrap featuring a blind embossed regal design. The soft white insert card and matching enclosures feature a matching regal design and are made of 30% post-consumer fibers.  The price of 100 invitations is $245.90.

simple black border wedding invitation

Bordered in Black

This bright white card features a simple, thick black border that makes your invitation really stand out! Place a red bow at the top of this wedding invitation for added charm.  The price of 100 invitations is $167.90.

red wrap wedding invitation

Wrapped in Flowers

A pretty floral design embellishes the red wrap around this invitation. The square invitation card is the perfect place for your wording in black ink. $285.00 for 100 invitations.

DIY ribbon

Wide Satin Ribbons

Are you looking for ribbon, these 5/8″ satin ribbons are the pefect finishing touch to your invitations. Each 100 yard roll will provide approximately 180 20″ ribbons or 160 22″ ribbons.

Did you find an invitation you want?  To order or order a sample, click on the name of the invitation.  I hope you found some inspiration for your wedding day.  Best Wishes!

Top 10 Blue Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Blue Wedding Invitations

Whether you love a trendy turquoise shade or a mysterious deep blue, here are my top 10 picks for blue wedding invitations.  After all every wedding needs something old, something new; something borrowed and something blue!

Moroccan

This luxurious, bright white, tea-length wedding invitation features a Moroccan-themed design in a rich color scheme of oceanside blue and eggplant. The Moroccan design is printed at the left with your wording printed to the right, separated by your initial printed at the center.

$212.00 for 100 invitations.

blue wedding invitation
Moroccan wedding invitation

Lagoon Flourish

This lagoon blue wedding invitation card features a trendy but elegant flourish design and a black ribbon tied above your wording.

$188.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

light blue wedding invitation
Lagoon Flourish wedding invitation

Love Birds on Aqua

This full-color, wedding invitation card features two love birds nestling on green and white branches on top of an aqua background.

$215.00 for 100 wedding invitations.

Aqua love bird wedding invitation
Love Birds On Aqua wedding invitation

Together

The unmistakable style of this white wedding invitation is sure to leave a lasting impression. A decorative monogram design adds the perfect touch of class to this card.

$198.00 for 100 invitations.

blue swirl wedding invitation
Together wedding invitation

Aqua Shimmer

The light, whimsical hue of aqua with a touch of shimmer makes this wedding invitation the perfect start for your day! Your choice of names or monogram are printed on the front of this top-fold invitation which features double, bright white envelopes.

$188.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

aqua shimmer wedding invitation
Aqua Shimmer wedding invitation

Rio

Color flows on this brilliant wedding invitation! Striking shades of water make your wording stand out on a bright white background.

$240.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

navy blue wedding invitation
Rio wedding invitation

Love Birds

Love birds nestle close to each other on the front of this ecru, gate-fold wedding invitation. Leaves of taupe and brown ink and copper foil grace the branches. Separate the birds to reveal a light teal invitation insert card. Also, on the inside right of the wrap you will find the love birds together again flat printed in shades of brown.

$305.00 for 100 wedding invitations.

blue birds wedding invitation
Love Birds wedding invitation

Contemporary Lagoon Style

Value style and save with this bright white, wedding invitation card featuring a contemporary circle design in lagoon and ghost on the front and lagoon circles on the back. The free matching respond cards feature the same lagoon and ghost design on the front.

$159.90 for 100 wedding  invitations.

contemporary blue wedding invitations
Contemporary Lagoon Style wedding invitation

Options in Filigree Style

Value style and save with this bright white wedding invitation card featuring a filigree design in the background color of your choice on the front and back. The free matching respond cards feature the same design on the front.

$159.90 for 100 wedding invitations.

sky blue wedding invitations

Midnight Blue

This short-fold, shimmering, midnight blue wedding invitation has a color and style as unique as you! The cover features a diagonal edge with satin ribbon in the color of your choice. Your names are printed beside the cover’s edge. All enclosures will be printed on the matching midnight blue shimmer paper and sold separately.

$380.00 for 100 wedding invitations.

navy blue wedding invitation
Midnight Blue wedding invitation

101 Best Wedding Invitations

101 Best Wedding Invitations

Are you looking for the most creative, glamorous, elegant and stylish wedding invitations? Well, get ready for some eye candy because we’re featuring our top 101 wedding invitations. As always, LunarInk.com has a wide selection of prices and styles so click on your favorite image to get more details and order yours today!

Price range: $401 and over for 100 wedding invitations

photo black pocket wedding invitation

1. Sweeping Flowers

aqua blue destination wedding invitation

2. Awash in Aqua

lazer cut brown wedding invitation

3. Wedding Bells

sandal wedding invitation

4. Island Adventure

black photo pocket mailer

5. Something Blue Pocket

black modern pocket wedding invitation

6. Spectacular Circles

Price range: $301-$400 for 100 wedding invitations

black and white wedding invitation

7. All Over Black

black filigree wedding invitation

8. Black and White Radiance

purple daisy wedding invitation

9. Dizzy Daisies

floral green wedding invitation

10. Floral Riches

poker wedding invitation

11. Take a Gamble

fall pocket wedding invitation

12. Autumn Breeze

orange poppy wedding invitation

13. Blooming Blossoms

nature inspired wedding invitation

14. Four Seasons

winter bird wedding invitation

15. Love Birds – Winter

lime green wedding invitation

16. Electric Lace

gray self mailer wedding invitation

17. Grey and Ecru Floral Pocket Mailer

blue wedding invitation

18. Floral Blues

gray pocket wedding invitation

19. Simple Grey Pocket Mailer

copper pocket wedding invitation

20. Copper Pocket

black and white wedding invitation

21. Moroccan Design

black lazer cut wedding invitation

22. Cut-Out Elegance

brown pocket wedding invitation

23. Intricate Mocha

green floral wedding invitation

24. Shimmery Simplicity

bamboo wedding invitation pocket

25. Bamboo Pocket

blue border wedding invitation pocket

26. Greek Pocket

bird pocket wedding invitation

27. Spring Bird Pocket

green and pink wedding invitation

28. Ecru and Grass Pocket

black and yellow pocket wedding invitation

29. Black and Yellow Pocket

silver pocket wedding invitation

30. Silver Pocket

filigree black and white wedding invitation

31. Ornate

french theme wedding invitation

32. Mon Amour

gold pocket wedding invitation

33. Golden Splendor

black scroll wedding invitation

34. Regal Scrolls

red heart wedding invitation

35. Paired Love – Claret

chocolate paisley wedding invitation

36. Chocolate Indulgence

blue and brown wedding invitation

37. Silhouette

ivory wedding invitation

38. Brilliance

blue and purple wedding invitation

39. Moroccan

cherry blossom wedding invitation

40. Vintage Floral

grape wedding invitation

41. Vineyard

photo wedding invitation

42. Lace

yellow and gray wedding invitation

43. Elegance

doves wedding invitation

44. Love Birds on Aqua

purple wedding invitaiton

45. Contempo Royal

black and ecru pocket wedding invitation

46. Black and Ecru Pocket

silver and white wedding invitation

47. Silver and Shimmer Border

blue modern wedding invitation

48. S9423MC

translucent wedding invitation

49. Translucent Shimmer

white pocket wedding invitation

50. White Shimmer Pocket

embossed filigree wedding invitation

51. Embossed Filigree

embossed wedding invitation

52. Embossed Taupe Folder

aqua blue wedding invitation

53. S8433TR

pink heart wedding invitation

54. Gates of Love

red elegant wedding invitation

55. Regal Red

elegant brown wedding invitation

56. Espresso Flourish

elegant bird wedding invitation

57. Brilliance

modern flower wedding invitation

58. Garden

modern flower wedding invitation

59. Mod

elegant blue wedding invitation

60. Black and Turquoise Flourish

modern pink flower wedding invitation

61. Pink Foil

elegant gold wedding invitation

62. Golden Style

elegant black and white wedding invitation

63. Black and White

white floral wedding invitation

64. Floral Shimmer

elegant silver wedding invitation

65. Silver Foliage

lazer cut chocolate wedding invitation

66. Extravagant Espresso

ecru floral wedding invitation

67. Fall Floral

hot pink daisy wedding invitation

68. S 320

hot pink daisy wedding invitation

69. Gold Dust

silver wrap wedding invitation

70. Wrap Surprise

red contemporary wedding invitation

71. Fetching

Price range: $201 and under for 100 wedding invitations

green elegant wedding invitation

72. Ornate

red modern wedding invitation

73. Connected

beautiful blue wedding invitation

74. Magical

exotic wedding invitation

75. Electric

airplane wedding invitation

76. Airplane Ride

beautiful red wedding invitation

77. Wrapped in Flowers

beautiful wedding invitation

78. Tied Together Forever

blue and chocolate wedding invitation

79. Chocolate Lagoon

love birds wedding invitation

80. Love Birds

cherry blossom wedding invitation

81. Inflorescence

blue pocket wedding invitation

82. Pocket Blossom

calla lilly wedding invitation

83. Tucked Away

grass green wedding invitation

84. Damask

brown and orange wedding invitation

85. Marquee

black and white wedding invitation

86. French Country

aqua love birds wedding invitation

87. Aqua Love Birds

silver filigree wedding invitation

88. Silver Lace

poker wedding invitation

89. S1848

simple ecru wedding invitation

90. S3532

pink stripe wedding invitation

91. S3652

green and pink wedding invitation

92. S 537WA

sparkling wedding invitation

93. S2772WA

red ribbon wedding invitation

94. S 71BU

purple ribbon wedding invitation

95. S3704PU

gold filigree wedding invitation

95. S1512V

linked hearts wedding invitation

96. S4511RY

black and white wedding invitation

97. S 776

tux and gown wedding invitation

98. Black-Tie Duo

fuchsia flower wedding invitation

99. Wrapped in Love – Fuchsia

snowflake wedding invitation

100. Shimmering Snowflake

silver floral wedding invitation

101. Duet

My favorite 5 Seal n' Send Wedding Invitations

My favorite 5 Seal n' Send Wedding Invitations

Who doesn’t love a bargain?  Especially when it comes to your wedding stationary.  I know that a great bargain is even better when it can save you time as well as money.  Seal n’ Send wedding invitations can do just that.

Seal n’ send wedding invitations include your invitation, response card and envelopes all folded into a single, easy to fold package.  You just use the included clear seal to close your folded invitation and it is ready to be addressed.

Here are my favorite 5 Seal n’ Send wedding invitations.

dragonfly wedding invitation

Dancing Dragonflies

This grey Seal ‘n Send features dragonflies and a perforated respond card. The bride and groom’s names are printed at the top of the invitation. Price includes a clear, round seal and return address for both back flap and respond postcard. Please indicate names and initial to be printed at the top. If names and initial are not indicated, we will print the bride and groom’s first names and the initial of the groom’s last name.  The cost of 100 invitations is $151.90.

green wedding invitation

Field of Green

Let your guests know your love is in full bloom with this green Seal n Send. The assorted flower design adds a touch of spring to this invitation. Price includes a clear, round seal and return address for both back flap and perforated respond postcard. Silver and other light ink colors are not recommended. The price of 100 invitations is $159.90.

shimmering wedding invitation

A Grand Event

This regal seal ‘n send is sure to signal the refined style of your special day. A thick, decorative border frames your wording and adds a luxe style to this shimmering invitation. Complete with a perforated respond postcard and reception card, this seal ‘n send is the perfect package. Open: 9 1/4″ x 15 1/2″, Closed: 9 1/4″ x 4 3/8.” The price of $330.00 for 100 invitations includes printed seal ‘n send and blank, clear seals.

white pearl wedding invitation

Simply Refined – White Pearl

A linear accent that softly compliments your wording is just the look. Pair this seal ‘n send invitation with an ink color in your favorite hue. Prices include clear round seal, return address for both back flap and perforated respond postcard. This invitations costs $149.90 for 100 invitations.  This invitation also comes in a silver and white form.  Click here to view.

white wedding invitation

Charming in White

A charming, white seal n’ send is perfect for your invitation! Choose an ink color that matches your color scheme and a design to fit your theme to pull everything together. A perforated, respond postcard is attached for your guests to easily reply for your big day. The price of $119.90 for 100 invitations includes a clear round seal.

Three Pink Wedding Invitations

Three Pink Wedding Invitations

Get inspired by these three fuchsia wedding invitations.  As always there is a range of prices and styles shown.  Click on a title or picture for more information and to order.

pink monogram wedding invitation

The Initial Look

Announce your wedding day with a monogram at the top of your invitation. Your choice of verse will be printed to the right. Format, monogram at top left and typestyle are available only as shown.   This card style invitation is 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″ in size.  The price of $88.90 for 100 invitations includes printed invitation and blank, double white envelopes.

pink floral wedding invitation

Riviera

The lavish french kiss and platinum colored scrollwork patterns featured on this white card invitation were inspired by the beauty of French designs.  This wedding invitation is 5 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ in size.  The cost of 100 invitations is $198.00.  Matching menu cards, favor seals and tags, table numbers, place cards and envelope icing labels are available.

pink and gold flower wedding invitation

Pink Foil

Think pink with this gold shimmer invitation featuring large pink foil hibiscus flowers with matching enclosures available. This invitation is open: 11″ x 5 1/2″ closed: 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ in size. The price of $265.00 for 100 invitations includes printed invitation and blank double ecru envelopes. Please check with your post office before mailing as extra postage is required.

More Vintage Style Wedding Invitations

More Vintage Style Wedding Invitations

For those who want to incorporate a vintage style into their wedding, make sure your wedding invitations match.  Your wedding invitations serve as information source for your attendees.  They tell your family and friends not only where and when the wedding ceremony and reception will be but also how formal your event will be.

Remember, vintage style wedding invitations are usually a single unfolded card, with a reception invitation and reply card. The card stock is usually ivory with a black embossed ink.  So here are some updated wedding invitation choices that reflect a modern vintage theme.

Modern Elegance

Make this invitation unique to your wedding by choosing from a variety of ink colors and typestyles. The bright white, double panel card is available only as shown with the motif, verse and format shown.  The cost of 100 invitations is $109.90.

Accented in Mocha

Pearl and mocha combine together to form a bold border around this bright white invitation. All of your invitation wording will be featured inside the colorful border in your choice of ink color and lettering style.  The price of 100 invitations is$149.90.

Down-to-Ecru

Make it effortless with a down-to earth invite! This simple ecru invitation is just enough with gold print, classic font and your choice of motif.  At $103.90 for 100 invitations, this vintage style wedding invitation is affordably priced.

A Royal Touch

The fleur-de-lis motif on this white card adds to the lavish look of this invitation. Choose the motif, ink color, and lettering style that reflect your personal taste. The motif will be printed in the same ink color as your text.  This invitation costs $80.90 for 100 invitations.

Polka-Dot Border Square

Create your wedding day look with the color of your choice for this white, square invitation card. The border and verse will be printed in the same ink color.  Priced at $90.90 for 100 invitations, this invitation is very inexpensive.

Simple Ecru

The classic design enclosing your initials adds a touch of tradition to this simple ecru card.  A custom verse can be added to personalize this vintage style wedding invitation.  The cost of this wedding invitation is $145.90 for 100.

Double Line Border

Create your wedding day look with the ink color of your choice for this ecru invitation card. The border and verse will be printed in the ink color of your choice. The price of 100 invitations is $93.90.

Petite Silver

A petite, square, white invitation card features a thin silver border surrounding the verse and adding a touch of elegance.  The cost for 100 wedding invitations is 136.90.

Adorable in White

A simple white invitation card features an embossed heart border surrounding the wedding verse of your choice and the ink color that best suits your wedding style.  This wedding invitation costs $82.90 for 100.

Double Line Square

Create your wedding day look with the ink color of your choice for this ecru, square invitation card. The border and verse will be printed in the ink color of your choice.  This fresh invitation features olive ink.  You can personalize your wedding invitation with your choice of verse.  100 invitations cost $90.90.

Top 5 New Wedding Invitations

Top 5 New Wedding Invitations

Here are my picks for the latest in new wedding invitation styles that we offer at LunarInk.com. There is a range in prices for these invitations. Giving everyone something they will love and can afford.

love-flourishes1. Love Flourishes featuring the phrases “United in love” and “Always and forever” are printed on a white z-fold invitation. Choose your color of ink to personalize this simple and elegant invitation. The cost of 100 invitations is $96.90.

deckled2.  Deckled in Gold is an ecru invitation with a golden deckled edge.  Invitations cost $184.90 for 100.

shimmer 3.  Filigree Shimmer is a white invitation with a sparkling border.  100 invitations are $188.90.

greek 4.  Greek Inspired is not only a classically inspired invitation but is eco friendly made from 100 percent post-consumer fibers and without the use of chlorine compounds. Invitations cost $145.90 for 100.

71hhhlr 5.  Trim features a vintage design on the side of this white invitation.  100 invitations are available for $198.00.

Do It Yourself Wedding Invitations: A Simply Sensible Way to Wow Your Guests!

Do It Yourself Wedding Invitations: A Simply Sensible Way to Wow Your Guests!

Ok DIYers, this wedding invitation post is just for you.   We at Lunarink.com have a great new line of budget friendly DIY wedding invitations.  These Carlson Craft wedding invitation kits include 55 invitation cards, 50 invitation envelopes, 50 fold-over enclosures and 50 enclosure envelopes.  You can either use your own printer or hand calligrapher to create your text for each invitation.  There are many different themes and styles for you to choose.  Best of all, the wedding invitation kit can be sent to you 24-48 hours after you place your order.  The price range for each kit varies but ranges between $29.99-$32.99.  All kits feature Carlson Craft’s quality paper so your invitation looks and feels professional unlike many of the other DIY wedding invitations. So check out these DIY wedding invitation kits!

Fall Leaves DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a full color, fall-themed invitation card with ecru envelopes and full color, fall-themed, fold-over enclosure cards with ecru envelopes.

Handmade DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features an ecru, marquis invitation card and handmade wrap with matching envelopes and ecru, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

“We do” DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a bright white, marquis invitation card and translucent wrap featuring the wording “We do” in the colors shown with bright white envelopes. Bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes are also included.

Bright White Marquis DIY Packet $29.99

This packet features a bright white, marquis invitation card with matching envelopes and bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Wedding White DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a wedding white, panel invitation card with matching envelopes and wedding white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Jumbo Ecru DIY Packet $29.99

This packet features a jumbo, ecru invitation card with matching envelopes and ecru, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Jumbo White DIY Packet $29.99

This packet features a jumbo, bright white invitation card with matching envelopes and bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Petite Polka Dot DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a bright white, petite polka dot invitation card with matching envelopes and bright white, polka dot fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Ecru Marquis DIY Packet $29.99

This packet features an ecru, marquis invitation card with matching envelopes and ecru, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Colorful Rose Border DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a bright white, four color, rose border invitation card with blank, bright white envelopes and plain bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes.

Bride and Groom DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a bright white invitation card with classic bride and groom design at the top with blank, bright white envelopes. Matching bride and groom, bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with blank, bright white envelopes are also included.

Swish Heart DIY Packet $32.99

This packet features a bright white invitation card with a silver swish heart design at the top with blank, bright white envelopes. Bright white, fold-over enclosure cards with matching envelopes are also included.

Top 10 Save the Date Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Save the Date Wedding Invitations

The holiday season has started and you are engaged.  Whether your wedding is just around the corner or in a few years, a Save-the-Date invitation is a must have, helpful reminder to your wedding guests.  Send out your Save-the-Date cards up to a year prior to your event.

As always, I have featured in this top 10 list a variety of colors, themes, and prices.  So, check out these elegant and chic wedding Save-the-Date cards and let me know what you think by adding your comments to this article.

1. Date Savers- Claret

You can choose the design, lettering style and ink color to create your perfect save the date.  $89.90 for 100 cards.

2.  Revelation in Red

Keeping it simple for family and friends to remember your upcoming wedding day. $76.90 for 100 cards.

3.  Save the Date Scratch-Off

Entertain guests with this “scratch-off” Save the Date card. The wedding date will appear under the hearts. Your guests simply scratch off the hearts to see when your upcoming nuptials will be. Tie in your wedding colors by choosing from a variety of background colors. Your wording will be printed in black.  $138.00 for 100 cards.

4.  Double Shells

Make your save the date more personal when you include a photo of you and your fiancé. Give the details of your upcoming wedding on the left panel while a 3″ x 2 1/2″ photo fits into the die-cut slits on the right.  $145.90 for 100 cards.

5.  Twinkling Fun

The holidays are a busy time of the year for everyone, so use this save the date to get friends and family to mark their calendars early.  $111.90 for 100 cards.

6.  Black-Tie Duo Save the Date

Send out style when you invite your friends and family to reserve the date for your upcoming gala. Tux and gown design is available only as shown.  $69.90 for 100 cards.

7.  Picture Perfect Love – Magnet

Make an impression with a picture of you and your fiancé on a stylish magnet. Your photo, names and wedding date will be printed in black ink.  $83.12 for 50 magnets.

8.  Seal the Date

Your initals and wedding date pair up on a removeable seal for a save the date card worth remembering. Choose your lettering style and wording to be printed on this vibrant background.  $89.00 for 100 cards.

9.  Double Happiness

This pink and red save the date is a perfect way to let friends and family know when your big day will arrive. The Chinese symbol in the background, which stands for double happiness, can help you express your joy for your upcoming wedding. All of your wedding information will be printed on top of the symbol in bright yellow to really stand out.  $111.90 for 100 cards.

10.  Save the Earth

Do your part to save the environment and to remind friends and family to save the date. This white announcement is made up of recycled paper with at least 30% post-consumer fiber and reminds guests to save the date, forests, oceans and whales.  $81.90 for 100 cards.

5 Favorite Spring Wedding Invitations

5 Favorite Spring Wedding Invitations

Here is a list of my 5 favorite Carlson Craft invitations inspired by the colors of Spring. As always I’m featuring a selection of different prices and styles. So enjoy and think Spring!

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Pocket Blossom is a pocket style z fold invitation featuring a floral bouquet. This invitation is customizable with different back ground colors and the imprinted floral bouquet will be in a matching darker shade. Invitations cost $280.00 for 100.

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Intricate Initials are accented by swirls on bright white card stock. You can choose the color of the monogram and verse to create a unique invitation. The price for this elegant invitation is $92.90 for 100.

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Aqua Shimmer is a shimmering pale blue invitation with a die cut edge. Both of your names or a monogram are on the front of this invitation with your verse tucked inside. The cost for this invitation is $188.90 for 100.

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Fabulous Frills is a contemporary square invitation. The color of the frilly design and the ink color choices are both customizable. You can create a one of a kind invitation for $195.00 for 100.

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Avant-Garde is a golden shimmering wrap style invitation. It features an embossed golden wrap surrounding an ecru side fold invitation. This stylish invitation costs $590.00 for 100.

Top 10 Inexpensive Wedding Invitations

Top 10 Inexpensive Wedding Invitations

For those of you who are budget minded, here are my top choices for inexpensive wedding invitations. All Invitations are under $100 for 100 invitations. More details and links to order the invitations can be found by clicking on the invitation picture or name.

  1. classic-rose.jpg Classic Rose from Blue Wedding and Social Stationary Collection, is a white invitation that features a rose embossed on the side margin and is printed with Claret ink. Invitations cost $88.90 for 100.
  2. intricate-filigree.jpg Intricate Filigree from the Candlelight Collection has an embossed border resembling a filigreed pattern and is shown here in Plum ink. Invitations cost $72.90 for 100.
  3. petite-ecru-folder.gif Petite Ecru Folder is also from the Candlelight Collection. This simple single panel with gold ink is printed on creamy ecru paper. Invitations cost $64.90 for 100.
  4. unique-simplicity.gif Unique Simplicity from the Candlelight Collection, has a design that uses your initials to make a unique monogram on ecru paper. Invitations cost $77.90 for 100.
  5. classic-touch.jpg Classic Touch is from the Exclusive Collection. This ecru invitation is adorned by Victorian styled flourishes in each corner. Invitations cost $99.90 for 100.
  6. ecru-tradition.gif Ecru Tradition from Blue Wedding and Social Stationary Collection, is a traditional ecru invitation with a triple panel surrounding your invitation wording. Invitations cost $96.90 for 100.
  7. regal-touch2.jpg Regal Touch from the Bridal collection has a deeply embossed decorative side panel and thin embossed borders around your wording. Invitations cost $95.90 for 100.
  8. surrounded-by-dots.jpg Surrounded by Dots is a playful and elegant invitation from the Blue Wedding and Social Stationary Collection. Your invitation wording is surrounded by embossed polka dots and a triple border. Invitations cost $99.90 for 100.
  9. two-hearts.gif Two Hearts Entwined is from the Internet Exclusive Collection. It is a double gate fold invitation with embossed double hearts and a gold foil wedding band featured on the front. Invitations cost $99.90 for 100.
  10. elegant-calla-lilies.jpg Elegant Calla Lilies in Ecru from the Candlelight Collection, features an embossed calla lilies border around your invitation wording on ecru paper. Invitations cost $72.90 for 100.