Monogram Wedding Invitations Creating a Classic and Elegant Feel
Posted on 10 April 2012
The invitation card is a crucial aspect to any wedding and setting the right tone is essential in making your wedding a memorable one. Picking the right wedding invitation for your unique big day may not be that easy for there are so many kinds of invites with so many colors and themes for you to choose from. Elegant wedding cards have been popular all the time.
For elegant invites you can transform an ordinary card into something that exudes class and formality simply by choosing to add a monogram to your stationery. The monogrammed wedding card seems to be increasingly in popularity, which creating a simple but stylish invite and the theme can be carried on through the rest of your wedding stationery. A monogram is basically a design composed of one or more letters, usually the initials of a name, used to be an identifying mark. For instance, you can use the last initials of the groom and the bride, separated them by an ampersand (&).
The monogram has been used widely by monarchs, artists, and socialites to draw attention to the formality in the past times. Nowadays, this method is popular in dressing up wedding stationery to make them extraordinary elegant and classic, and it is not exclusive to upper class.
Choosing the right font of text for the monogrammed initials is very important to truly portray the elegant feel. Typically a script font is recommended, which has a presence about it for the curvy nature and swoops are dramatic giving off a bigger presence. There are also other fonts which can be used in monogram wedding invitations, such as calligraphy, gothic font, and zapfino, etc. These fonts will give the elegant and classic feel you want.
Next is the style of the monogram. You can choose to have the initials side by side or having them interlocking or anything else you want. As to the style of the card, postcard, wallet-style, gate-fold, etc. can be used. If you want to keep the design looking stylish, choosing plain black text or choosing subdued hues of other color can be taken into consideration. If you want a more modern, funky feel to the invite, choosing hot pinks, sky blues or lime greens is a good choice. You can also have your monograms embossed onto the front of your card to add extra style to your invitation cards.
Personalizing your monogram wedding invitations with the methods mentioned above and designing them according to your affections, you will have the perfect wedding invitation cards you want to achieve.