Wedding cards are one of the most important parts of an Indian wedding. Special attention is paid to Indian wedding cards, not just because they carry the information of the wedding but also because they carry an impression of the wedding. Always remember, no matter how close your guest is to you, they would always scrutinize your wedding card. People will do this, so make it worth their while.
Therefore, it is always recommended to put that extra thought before finalizing your wedding card. Only a wedding card would make your guests take a call to attend your wedding or reject. Do not worry. All you need to do is plan right. Following are the four things that you should consider before you order your wedding card:
1. Preparing the guest list: The first thing that you need to do is to finalize the number of guests that you want to invite to your wedding. You must prepare a list of a number of people attending the wedding in advance so that you could have an idea of exactly how many cards are supposed to be printed. Apart from the list, you should always order some extra cards, you know, just in case you missed someone mentioning on the list.
2. Finalizing the budget: Several arrangements are to be made prior to the commencement of the main event such as the decoration, the DJ and the dance floor, the venue, the caters, the food menu, etc. keeping in mind everything you must first plan your budget for the wedding invitation. Budgeting is important so that everything goes smoothly and there are no hassles in any process.
3. The selection process for the cards: As per the budget you have decided and the number of cards that need to get printed, choose a card that fits the situation. You must choose wisely, the design, the color, the size and the shape, the work, the envelope type, etc. There are several cards available in the market today that could fit any budget size. Some of the most popular types of cards include the scroll invitations, the theme cards, door-open style cards, and many other traditional and contemporary cards.
4. Deciding the content for the cards: This is the next thing that must be done. The content is as important as the design and the envelope. The content must include the request to invite the guests to the wedding along with the details of the functions with their respective venues and time, and the details of both the families.