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A Guide to Purchasing Marriage Cards

When it comes to the selection and purchase of marriage cards it is good to have an idea of what you want and before you start looking. Cards come in a variety of styles and designs and without a rough idea of what you want, you may soon get quite confused by the variety available. There are several things that you will need to take into consideration when looking at the various invitation cards available in the market. Here are just a few:

  • Wedding Theme – You will need to pick theme for your wedding and that theme will guide your selection of wedding invitations. If you do not already have a theme, you may have more leeway when choosing cards. It is a great idea to view the wedding invitations before you can settle on what you want. The color scheme you have picked for your wedding is also a great theme to follow when you are picking your wedding cards. It is actually a better idea to stick with a color theme versus trying to work with a particular design theme.
  • Pricing – The price factor is one that cannot be ignored when you are ordering your marriage cards. It is a great idea to compare prices between vendors keeping quality in mind. Just because a certain person is selling the cards at a cheaper rate does not make him the right one for you. You may also want to find out if there are any freebies that go with your cards. Some may be willing to print addresses on the envelopes at no cost to you while others may offer you shipping at no cost.
  • Design – Marriage cards come in a variety of design styles and the beauty of each card lies in the eye of the bride. One bride may want something flamboyant while another may opt for the simplest card possible. Depending on the theme and style of your wedding you can get a classic card, a casual one, an elaborate one and more. Some can also be made with various embellishments such as rhinestones or ribbons.
  • Quality – This is a consideration you cannot ignore. With the invitations being the main introduction to your wedding having them looking cheap is not a plus. Go for something that fits your budget but is also a quality product. The quality of the paper used as well as the embellishments and the print work should be looked into.

It is important that you have an idea of what to look at when you go shopping for marriage cards. Here is a guideline for purchasing the same.