Rustic Wedding Save the Dates with Basic Invite

2007 was a big year for me. After all the years of photographing weddings that had taken me all over the U.S., I was officially a bride-to-be. For the first time, I was going to experience wedding planning from beginning to end, just like my brides and grooms. It was exciting, and being well-versed in the wedding industry, I had an idea of where I wanted to start.

Engagement photos and Save-the-Dates! I mean, how could I not start there!? I couldn’t wait! I had photographed enough wedding invitation sets to know that I wanted to make the best, first impression when it came to planning our wedding. We opted for a simple reception in our favorite Italian restaurant…we decided to go with a rustic look with some boho touches. When it came time to choose our invitations, we decided to start with some rustic wedding save the dates. Instead of going the traditional route of invitation design, we took the more modern approach and did everything online. Simply put, the experience was easy, fun and so efficient!

Fast forward to 2019 and there are so many online options for our couples today! Which brings me to tell you about this awesome custom invitation company called Basic Invite! They have everything that you need to celebrate all milestones in life, from save-the-dates, weddings, birth announcements, parties, and holidays – invitations, stationery, coasters, personalized websites, and other great accessories!

With my bride days long behind me, these days, I am always on the lookout for the cutest and unique holiday cards and party invitations (mom life and all that). I am IN LOVE with all their different designs and one of the coolest things that Basic Invite offers is the address collection service, which makes life so much easier! Basic Invite is totally worth checking out, below are a few things that are pretty awesome!

Over 900 Wedding Invitation Sets – Each of their wedding invitations is part of a set. You can find everything from save the dates to wedding invitations and enclosure cards, wedding menus, wedding programs and even matching thank you cards!

Almost Unlimited Colors – Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. So, you can make sure the card is exactly how you want it – down to the littlest detail.

Custom Samples – Customers have the ability to order a printed sample of their actual invitation so they can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before they ever have to place their final order.

Seal & Send Wedding Invitations – Seal & Send Wedding Invitations are an all-in-one wedding invitation with a tear-off RSVP postcard included! What’s extra special about the Seal & Sends is that guest’s addresses are printed on the front of each invitation which means no envelope necessary! All you have to do is share a link, collect guest addresses, and upload them onto your design, instantly. Simple, easy, and super trendy.

Free Wedding Websites – Completely customizable just like their wedding invitations! Mobile friendly and super easy to use, you can instantly upload all of your wedding details along with images and a map with directions which is super convenient for your guests.

Free Address Collection Service – Use the free address collection service to request your addresses with just three simple steps. Share a link, collect addresses, and get free envelope printing.

Wedding Coasters – A great idea for personalized coasters as wedding favors! Choose from over 90 professionally designed looks. Each design can be personalized instantly to match your wedding colors. And there are no color limitations which means you are free to make as many changes as you would like at no additional cost.

Check them out @basicinvite

This blog post is sponsored by Basic Invite.

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  • These save the dates and invitation suites are STUNNING! I always love when couples have good paper items at the wedding – it makes the detail shots have that much more oomph! 

  • Stephanie Weber

    Love the variety of products you offer for your clients. It really is a one stop shop. And not to mention your designs are stunning! I especially love the acrylic ones:) 

  • Jennifer beckton

    Love reading your tips here. Great for anyone planning a wedding. 

  • Taylor Fisher

    These are STUNNING rustic invitation suites! Isn’t it crazy how much you change as a wedding photographer when you’ve been the bride?? I went through the same thing in 2014. What an experience!

  • I am in love with all of these options! My favorite part of planning my big day was selecting the stationary, so many options and so many possibilities! I loved every minute of wedding planning! 

  • i had no idea there was a free address collection service and free envelope printing! That is so cool! Wish I had known that a couple years back when I got married! 

  • Cori

    I love these invitations! They are so stunning. The variety of products is so great for your clients. I definitely need these for my future needs lol 

  • Amy

    I love these unique invites, every couple should have an invitation set that fits their style perfectly and these are gorgeous! 

  • Great idea to help take brides through this process. With so many options these days, every little suggestion helps! Well done and congratulations!!

  • Alyssa Bouma

    Wow, I LOVE how many different options they have! The invitation suites are so elegant looking as well. Thanks for sharing!!

  • Wow! These are absolutely stunning! I love looking through invitation suites and these are just incredible. You are so talented!

  • Sheen Andola

    Wow, these lay flats are to die for honestly! It is so important to have custom invites for your wedding and rustic invitation sets are so beautiful!

  • I am in love with all the variety of invitations! I just love how the stationary of the wedding day seems to be the frame of an epic day in your life. I remember spending a ton of time trying to decide the correct card stock for the invites! 


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