Not only is your wedding one of the most important days of your entire life, it's also a chance to throw an amazing party for all the people you know and love. The little details are what set your wedding apart and make it unique to you and your future spouse. Plus it's part of the fun to choose items that are meaningful to you and you spouse and personalize your wedding by incorporating those things.
From the invitations to the thank you notes, you can create a continuous theme and style by choosing matching designs. Shutterfly's calligraphy wedding invitations are stylish and indicate a formal ceremony and reception. You can personalize your invitations by choosing unique colors for the background and the text. Using shimmer cardstock or a bold black background creates a stunning and memorable invitation. Continue the calligraphy theme with matching wedding programs and name cards, then follow up with beautiful thank you notes.
Calligraphy is an upscale text style and it's a good fit for a formal black-tie wedding. There are other special touches you can add as well. Use beautiful name cards to indicated everyone's place in a planned seating arrangement. A fancy cocktail service and plated meal are better suited to a black-tie affair than a buffet. You can also customize traditional gifts for your wedding party such as etched wine glasses or monogrammed luggage tags. Consider including traditional elements such as a receiving line or leaving your reception in a horse-drawn carriage.
Your wedding is extremely special and if you've always dreamed of a large formal ceremony and reception you should choose elements that match the upscale feeling. Calligraphy wedding invitations give your guests a sense of the formality and you can continue that with beautiful programs, china place settings and traditional bridal party gifts. Make your wedding day the beautiful occasion you deserve.