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UKbride Member Request 19 Aug 2018

How much do you budget for invites, ive got 80 days guests and 50 evening...

How much do you budget for invites, ive got 80 days guests and 50 evening guests. Obviously not everyone needs an invite but ive got no idea how much i should be spending, but i dont want something that will cost the earth either!

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

My invites start at 80p each xx
https://www.facebook.com/lovetosparkleuk/

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Rhiannon Robson
Rhiannon Robson 21 Aug 2018

You can spend as much or as little as you want.
I have seen people do digital only basically making it free.
We are using we website, so still sending out paper invites but rather than loads of extra bits of paper, all info will be on the website.
I am also going to make mine with a friend to save on costs that way too xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I got mine from amazon. 50 day and 25 evening was about £10. I had to write them all out but I’d rather that than spend more for printing them. I don’t see the point in spending loads, As long as all the info is on there! They get thrown in the bin after anyway

Naomi Mason
Naomi Mason 21 Aug 2018

I had my day ones designed and printed for £150 for 35 but my evening invites were just bought in the sale i think i paid 70p for a pack of 10 x

Leigh Cooke
Leigh Cooke 21 Aug 2018

ive made my save the dates myself if you know what you want do a little research on how much things would cost only took me about an hour to make 50 of them gonna do my invites to ive bugeted for a bout £15 for 50 day guests and an additional 50 for evening x

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Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 21 Aug 2018

Optimal prints do some good deals x

Jennifer Charlton
Jennifer Charlton 21 Aug 2018

I got mine from Vista print (i think thats what its called) 100 day and 50 night for £35 but i waited until it was 50% off x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I paid £9.00 for 70 invites from paper chase sale!!!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I made all of mine. Saves a fortune. I just paid for card and computer ink and designed them on the computer. X

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I'm using tree of hearts and dotty about paper websites (they're joint companies) prices aren't too bad and some nice designs. Plus they sent me a 10% discount code when I bought save the dates

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I made my own £50 for 70 invites. Got everything I needed from ebay and hobby craft.

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

It's 1 per couple or family, anyone aged over 18 but still in their family home needs an invitation of their own, 1 per single person as well. That helps you work out how many you actually need. I suggest Zazzles, they have a great range and can fit any budget. I've bought birthday invites from here before and the quality was amazing

Erin Day
Erin Day 21 Aug 2018

Have a look on Amazon to get some ideas. There is quite a variety. I got 50 of each for £30 and they are personalised but only one page. Then I have created an email account just for the wedding and will then send out all extra info via that.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

http://www.paperalchemy.com/

Templates on there... designed own invites, guest info and rsvp. Just need to buy card and ink

Hannah Oakton
Hannah Oakton 21 Aug 2018

I’ve put a spreadsheet together and grouped people together so I know that a couple only need 1 invite.

Have a look round, pure invitation are fab, they create the invite but there’s a cheaper option for you to assemble.

I think to purchase an invite ready made you’re looking at about £3-7 depending on design.

To make one yourself? Depending on design anywhere between £0.50 - £3.

Have a look at Vista print, their just printed but they can look so effective for a cheaper price.

Jasmin Judge
Jasmin Judge 21 Aug 2018

Zazzle.co.uk

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I got mine on eBay really good price company I bought them through had loads of designs and were delivered within 2 days with free envelopes xx

Anne-Marie Johnstone
Anne-Marie Johnstone 21 Aug 2018

I designed mine on Vista Print. I was £250 for 60 Save The Date, 60 Day & 60 Evening Invites, 60 Day & 60 RSVP Cards, 120 Addressed RSVP Envelopes and 180 Matching Envelopes. All printed on Linen Card. I thought that was very reasonable priced x

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Natasha Daas
Natasha Daas 21 Aug 2018

I spent about £25 total - buying the designs from a lady off of etsy and then the paper from amazon and then printed at home x

Clare Jane
Clare Jane 21 Aug 2018

Ebay. Get some good deals on there. Don't need to be spending the earth

Leanne Templeton
Leanne Templeton 21 Aug 2018

I made ours the place I saw them wanted $16 each plus shipping to the UK. I watched a YouTube video showing me how to fold them, ordered the paper and for 100 invitations I was around £300 including printing. I ended up adding a navy stripe ribbon as well on the belly band

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Julie Gallin
Julie Gallin 21 Aug 2018

So I paid £30 for 120 save the date/evening fridge magnets from eBay (inc envelopes) and £66 to get the same amount of invitations printed locally incl RSVP’s. There’s a website called Canva that have great templates a fair few are free 🙂

Heather Lloyd
Heather Lloyd 21 Aug 2018

I used pureinvitation for mine, so many options and ideas in a reasonable price range

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

We had our designs for day and evening done by a friend it was 40 for both got a friend who is a professional to print 75 for £12 with envelopes and a few stamps (don't need to many sent) it's gonna be around £70 to be honest we are lucky we have mates that can I've us mates rates ,looking online I couldn't believe how expensive invites are ,I know I sound like a cheep skate but I think even the £70 we 're paying is more then I expected I would rather pay more money out on our day

Enid Eggleton
Enid Eggleton 21 Aug 2018

I ordered a template from Etsy for £10 and bought paper and envelopes for £15 and printed them myself x

Amanda Clarke
Amanda Clarke 21 Aug 2018

Clintons cards have packs of 10 for 99p

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 21 Aug 2018

I hand made all my own invites.buying the blank cards and all the bits I needed.i then printed out the inserts.it saved a lot of money but it does take time to make! I made the invites as small packs containing the invitation (day or evening) along with the service or day, rsvp, and hotel information/directions. Each pack cost approx 80p each to make.
Makeing them isn’t for everyone but it’s an option!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 22 Aug 2018

We made a website. Cost us £0!

Claire Fox
Claire Fox 22 Aug 2018

My daughter and her friend are making ours ....

Jessica Bateman
Jessica Bateman 2 Sep 2018

Depending when your wedding is and when you won’t to send them out, Black Friday on vistra print, I got 50 invitations for the day for £15 and 20 evening for £8 and they are all wrote out so you only have to pop them in the post.

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