The DIY Guide To Designing A Premium Wedding Card In No Time

Posted: March 14, 2018

Want a designer wedding card but do not want to pay a hefty sum to a designer? Here’s how you can make a DIY wedding card to your taste.

A wedding is, and will always be one of the most important days in our life. We want it to be perfect and as per our wishes.

With the increased presence of online users all over the globe, everyone from a 10 years old to my grandmother is online. Sending wedding invitations digitally is the trend currently. But the problem is, not everyone is a designer and a good designer asks for hefty fees to design a card! Problem? Yeah. But we also have a solution!

In this article, I will explain how you can create your own DIY wedding card in no time.

How to create your own DIY wedding card

Colour theme

Choose a color theme which suits your wedding theme. Like if you wedding theme is red, you might want a red card.

Search for “color picker” in google or click this link to get access to the tool.

Here you will find the colors picker, just choose your mail color and copy the codes on the left.

This is important because once you start using color codes, there will not be any discrepancy in color shades.

Colour palette

Can you match blood red color with royal blue? It will look weird right? That’s when the color palette comes into the scenario. A color palette makes it very easy to know which colors can match well with your color theme. Try Adobe Colors or Coolors for awesome palettes. They are easy to use. Feel free to comment below if you face any issue using them.

Creating the design

Here comes the fun part, there are certain website which provide wedding templates for free! Canva is one of them. Just open their wedding card Maker and signup.

On the left side, you will find a vast list of ready to use designs. Just pick one as per your color taste. You can also choose custom dimensions to start from scratch.

If you have photographs of you with your better half, adding them to the card is great idea! See the below example for more.

Wedding is and will always be one of the most important days in our life. We want it to be perfect and as per our likes. With the increased presence of online users all over the globe, everyone from a 10 years old to my grandmother is online. Sending wedding invitations digitally has catched the trend recently. But the problem is, not everyone is a designer and a good designer asks for a hefty fees to design a card! Problem? Yeah, Solution, yeah! In this article, I will explain how you can create your own DIY wedding card in no time. Okay, let’s start. ‘ 1. Color theme: First and most important thing is to choose a color theme which suits your wedding theme. Like if you wedding theme is red, you might want a red card. Search for “color picker” in google or click this link to get access to the tool. Here you will find colors picker, just choose your mail color and copy the codes on the left. This is important because once you start using color codes, there will not be any discrepancy in color shades. If you want to pick the colors from an image, use imagecolorpicker.com or their google chrome extension. 2. Combing the theme color. Can you match blood red color with royal blue? It will look weird right? That’s when color palette comes into the scenario. A color palette makes it very easy to know which colors can match well with your color theme. Try Adobe Colors or Coolors for awesome palettes. They are easy to use, feel free to comment below if you face any issue using them. 3. Creating the design : Here comes the fun part, there are certain website which provide wedding templates for free! Canva is one of them. Just open their wedding card Maker and signup. On the left side, you will find a vast list of ready to use designs. Just pick one as per your color taste. You can also choose custom dimensions to start from scratch. If you have photographs of you with your better half, adding them to the card is great idea! See the below example for more. image Source and designed using canva 4. Getting HQ stock photos for free For those who don’t want to add their photo on cards, you can add still add some cool images like the one below and that too for free. Here are the list of websites which provide royalty free images. https://picjumbo.com https://www.pexels.com https://unsplash.com http://imcreator.com http://imcreator.com Note: You can remove these links and keep the site names only if you think there are too many links added in the article. You can also checkout pinterest or greetingsisland for design inspirations. I hope this article helps you in creating wedding cards of your taste. Feel free to drop comments below Share this article with your better half to let him know how excited you are for wedding :)

image source and designed using canva

Getting HQ stock photos for free

For those who don’t want to add their photo on cards, you can add still add some cool images like the one below and that too for free.

Stock images

Here are some websites which provide royalty free images.

  • picjumbo.com
  • pexels.com
  • unsplash.com
  • imcreator.com

You can also checkout Pinterest or Greetingsisland for design inspirations.

I hope this article helps you in creating DIY wedding cards of your taste.

Share this article with your better half to let him know how excited you are for wedding!

Image source: pixabay

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