Invitation/Wedding Stationery: ZOYA Couture, SAB Top Vendor: Link Here
Engagement Photographs of S&A: Kate Connolly, Off BEET Productions
Composite Photograph of Invitation: Regeti’s Photography,  SAB Top 50 Vendor: Link Here

Invitations, the first formal joint piece of communication from a couple to their closest friends and family, often set the tone for wedding events. For this gorgeous couple, the perfect invitation suite comprised of a shine purple paper folio and multiple shimmer ivory-gold event inserts. Each piece was finished in gold foil, including the front of the folio with the couple’s monogram.

We love this classically elegant suite. For those looking to take it one step further, ZOYA Couture has a few ideas to share! If you are featuring your names or monogram on the front of your folio (or your wedding card), consider adding a vertical or horizontal ribbon carrying an embellishment. Whether you choose a wider bold ribbon or a lacy thinner one, choose a shade that contrasts to the folio or card you will be wrapping it around – but one that still coordinates with the overall color palette. This adds a “wow factor” as your monogram, names, and/or wedding date are revealed only after your guests open the tie. Alternatively, for those invitations that will be hand delivered (or mailed in bubble lined outer envelope), consider adding an embellishment right on the envelope. Consult with your stationery designer on these and other ideas for dressing up your invitation – or if you’re feeling creative, visit your local craft store and try putting together the looks yourself. Invite the bridal party over for a wine and cheese party – and you’ve got all the help you’ll need!

Looking for more economical invitations that can be easily customized and ordered online? ZOYA Couture has recently launched a South Asian inspired collection of save the dates, invitations, and thank you stationery with Wedding Paper Divas! .

Now through 9/30/12, SABM readers can enjoy 25% off the ZOYA Couture collection with WPD using the code “ZOYAVIP”.

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