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Vintage wedding invitation

Nothing says romantic at a wedding quite as well as a “vintage” theme. Maybe it is the memories of wedding photos in black and white; or the possibility of what once worked for them could also work for me. It could be the pearls, the diamonds and the precious stones that symbolize beauty and endurance. Or it could be the delicacy of the lace that speaks of fragility and care.

Whatever it is, we love the look of a vintage wedding invitation. This theme can be represented in so many different ways and each time we are amazed at how well it works. Colours that go well with this theme are cream, pearl and dusty pink and a combination of these always seem to display this theme without having to say much. 

In this time that we live in and the modern city of Johannesburg, it definitely helps all of us to sit back and relax and enjoy the slow-paced remembrance of the past at a wedding.Vintage

Traditional Wedding Invitations

Designing Traditional Wedding Invitations

Getting married, tying the knot, exchanging vows, whatever you might call it, making this lifelong commitment to your partner is an exciting time. It is the moment where you agree to become one and enjoy a life together in happiness. While the dress, catering and venue are important, the first encounter your friends and family will have with your wedding will be that of your invitations. Traditional wedding invitations are elegant, classy and interesting to the recipient. Of course this does not mean that if you want something that is traditional that you have to compromise on personality and spunk.

With the help of professional and creative individuals in the field, you can enjoy traditional wedding invitations that are as classy as they are fun and interesting and at Africa iDo, we are eager to take on this challenge with you. A stylish wedding day is just around the corner and you want to give your guests enough time to prepare so as soon as you have set a date, start looking around for the stationery that will set the theme of your wedding. Not all weddings are themed, but there is often a colour scheme or general flair you would like for your day to have and that should certainly come through on your invitations.

At Africa iDo we encourage you to make an appointment to see one of our consultants. We are situated in Weltevredenpark in Johannesburg, but this does not mean that you have to be in the area to make use of our professional services. We offer our design services on a local, national and international basis which means that as long as you have email and a phone, we can get the process started with you.

Our website has a number of pictures of some great designs and invitations that we have done in the past which will give you a great ideal of the type of service and end product that we are able to offer you. It is our aim to help you to create something unique that you can remember your wedding day by, and that captures both you and your partner perfectly. There are various basic folds that you can choose from which can be customised to your heart’s content. Our general pricing guide will have you advised that you can expect to pay between R25 and R65 per invite, depending on what you want done and how much work is involved. Of course we can work according to your budget, so let us know what you want to spend and our team will get to work on some solutions for you.

Of course, there are always little bits and pieces that can be added to make your invitation extra special such as ribbons, diamante’s, pearls, feathers, buckles and so on. If you have something special in mind, let us know and we will work with you on developing your idea with you.

When looking for a designer and supplier or simply breathtaking traditional wedding invitations, look no further than to Africa iDo. We are the team that will make your wedding day one that your guests will look forward to. 


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.

Traditional Wedding Invitations

Looking for Traditional Wedding Invitations? Need a Designer? Look No Further!

If you are planning to get married, chances are that you and your partner are going through a very exciting and stressful time. As the day to exchange vows and commitments approaches, you will need to ensure that you have everything in order. Everyone thinks that the wedding dress is the first call of business when you decide to tie the knot, but this is not necessarily true. The first step is choosing a date and getting those invitations out there, because without these, there will be no wedding to really speak of. Traditional wedding invitations are usually sent out a few months before the wedding, or as early as possible, so that you can start planning your venue and catering.

Classic wedding invitations are elegant and classy and certainly a nice touch, but there is also opportunity to be more creative and fun if you want to be. You need to ensure that your personality and that of your partner shines through and with the help of a professional designer, you can achieve precisely that.

You need to give your guests sufficient time to prepare for your big day, so the time to get your invitations together is now. Find stationery or paper that reflects the type of wedding you are planning to have. You may want something that is themed the same or has a similar colour scheme – this will get the vibe of the celebration out there.

At Africa iDo, we are dedicated to ensuring that your invitations are truly captivating. We suggest that you make an appointment to sit down with one of our consultants to discuss your various needs and requirements. You can find us based in Johannesburg, but we provide our services locally, nationally and even internationally if required. We can operate via telephone or email – whichever is easiest for you.

If you would like to see what we are capable of, we encourage you to browse through the gallery of images on our website. Here you will find some great designs. When dealing with us you will find that your designer will be focused on creating something that is unique and that will capture the idea you have for your day. We have a few basic fold options to offer you which can be further customised to suit your personal preferences. You will also find a general pricing guide on our website which will give you a rough idea of what you can expect to pay. However, each design is different and it is best to chat to us about the work involved and how much you can afford to pay for the design of your choice.

Waste no more time wondering about what you should do for your wedding invitations. Turn to us at Africa iDo and we will present you with a multitude of options from traditional wedding invitations to loud and unusual invitations! Our team is standing by to assist you with making your day’s announcement one that is remembered.