How To Write A Wedding Invitation. The very first step is to think about the style of your wedding. If you are having a very formal wedding and wearing a ballgown with opulent wedding jewelry, you will need equally grand invitations. Do keep in mind that when going the DIY route, you will not be able to make engraved or letterpress stationery on your home printer.
How To Write A Wedding Invitation. You could, however, make a design that a professional printer could then translate into letterpress or engraving (for a price, of course). Another idea for formal DIY invitations is to purchase stationery stock with a pre-engraved or letterpress motif and then add your own flat printing with the invitation wording at home. Most of the blank invitations are designed to be run through a home printer and the paper can be a very fine quality. For a casual wedding, still choose a nice heavy paper, but do not worry about letterpress or engraving.