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Save the Date Invitations

Announce Your Special Day with Save the Date Wedding Invitations

The only way to ensure that your guests save the date and remember it is by having wedding invitations that don’t only capture the eye, but capture their attention too. As your special day approaches, chances are that stress and tension levels will be high, but now is not the time to fret. There is so much to do and so little time that the bride has to gather her nerves and start making decisions. One of the first decisions you will need to make after setting the date is what your invitations will look like. Are you looking for something classy and elegant or is your wedding going to be relaxed and fun?

Your wedding is a celebration of love and of each other and your wedding invitations should portray that message. You need to find some sort of balance that also incorporates the essence of both you and your partner. At Africa iDo you can expect to be assisted by professionals who are experienced in designing and creating invitations of distinction. After receiving your invitation, your guests will feel special to have been invited and will be eagerly looking forward to attending the event.

We pride ourselves on making use of paper that is of a very high quality. We also make use of top quality boards and accessories that will accent your invitation perfectly.

There are a few things that you will need to include on your wedding invitation and obviously the amount of information you plan to include will affect the size of the invite as well as the design. First and foremost your invitation is an announcement of your love and intention to marry. The date, time and venue must also be included. Make sure that there are simple driving directions for them to follow or at least include a map and a contact number for the venue, just in case some of your guests don’t know how to get there.

Next you will need to decide who will be handling your RSVPs. Make sure that a contact person is specified so that you can tally up the total number of guests you will have attending. This is vital for catering and décor purposes. Include details for your gift registry or what type of gifts you will be accepting on your invitation too. Your guests will want to spoil you – let them! Making a note of what type of attire your guests should wear is also a good idea. You don’t want your friends arriving in suits and evening wear if you’re planning a really relaxed event. Of course you can include anything you want on your invitation, but these are the general guidelines that most couples follow.

If you want to have the very best invitation that brings a smile to your face and has you and your guests excited about your special day, then take the time to work closely with a designer. You don’t need to spend a fortune on the design, but you will find that those experienced in the field will be able to create exactly what you want with relative ease and without the prices getting too high. Tell all your guests to save the date with some creative flair with exceptional wedding invitations from Africa iDo. 

Being engaged.

Being engaged is one of the best phases of life. One feels so special, so unique; as though the whole world is watching your love story unfolding. For a short space of time everyone’s attention is focused on you and you get all those familiar “questions that everybody asks” over and over again. Strangely enough, it doesn’t bother you. Every engagement story is definitely magical and worth listening to.

For this reason, we consider it an immense privilege to be a part of this fairy-tale experience. When we meet engaged couples, we partake in the excitement that characterises this life event. When we present our free sample to a couple with their names on the invitation we see right in front of us how their dream day starts taking shape. To see the excitement and to hear that it is exactly what they want is worth more than gold. 

Unfortunately, planning a wedding can be very stressful and can throw a shadow over this special time. That is why we take the part that we play in the process of creating wedding stationery very serious. It is why we try to make it about more than just providing a service. We try our best to help our clients in every way and not to add to the stress. 

So, here, at AfricaIDo, we love being a part of your engagement. Whether you choose a vintage or a modern theme; a pocket-fold or a laser-cut invitation; a diamanté or a ribbon, we will try and bless you with a great, stress-free experience.

Save the Date Wedding Invitations

Save the Date Wedding Invitations – Order Yours Now

If your wedding is approaching and you want your guests to save the date, having eye catching wedding invitations designed and created for your special day, is just the way to go about it. Of course every couple will be excited about their wedding, but it is up to you to grab the attention of your guest and have them just as eager to attend. Many couples are looking for an invitation that is classy, but also fun. Incorporating bits of each other’s personalities into the invite will be a great way to show your guests how you celebrate each other and look forward to spend a lifetime doing so. Finding balance in your wedding invitation design is something for the professionals to assist with.

At Africa iDo we are experts in the field of interesting wedding invitations. Whether you are looking for something understated and traditional or something loud and unconventional – we are the team to assist. We make use of the best quality papers, board and accessories that will leave your guests feeling like royalty being invited to an event of note.

A wedding invitation should contain the following details for your guests to refer to:

  • The announcement of your wedding (sometimes a fun intro to the couple is a nice touch).
  • The date and time of the wedding.
  • The venue details of the wedding (remember to include an address, map and contact number for those who are travelling from far and might need accommodation).
  • RSVP details. You may have someone handing your RSVP list – ensure that person’s details are made available.
  • Gift registry details if you have one.
  • Dress / attire details. Some of your guests might not enjoying wearing a suit to a casual wedding, so make sure that your theme and the overall feel of your wedding is mentioned.

These are general details to include, but you are not limited to this.

Working closely with your wedding invitation designer should be fun. After all you are setting the scene of your special day so make sure that the team you are working with understands you and will be able to bring your desires and creative aspirations to life.

Remember that there are different types and styles of paper to choose from and of course you can include various other interesting elements such as buckles, diamantes, feathers, ribbon, pearls and so on. Make enquiries about these and try to have a look at a variety of other invitations out there, just so that you can see what you like and what you don’t, before the actual design work begins. On our website we have a variety of images for you to look through - this will help to make the process of finding out what you really like, easier.

At Africa iDo we have a wide range of options and possibilities for you. We look forward to working closely with you and know that once receiving your save the date wedding invitations, your guests will have a day to look forward to, too.