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4 Mistakes When Designing and Sending Invitation Cards You Should Avoid

With a professional graphic designer, you don’t have to worry about getting a design blunder and typo errors

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Invitations for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May, after they have been printed at the workshop of Barnard and Westwood in London, March 22, 2018. (Representational image). VOA

While planning for your wedding, you will have to design invites and send to your prospective attendees. The significance of invitation cards cannot be more emphasized.

Make sure to present a well-thought-of wedding invitations perfect for making your guests feel more special. A well-planned invitation compels your guests to be excited about the ceremony.

Here are some crucial aspects you shouldn’t dare go wrong when designing your invitation.

Getting Insufficient Postage

Your invitation card will be weighed in the post office before stamp affixation. The number of stamps required for postage is dependent on the size of the invite envelope and its shape as well as to be factored in the destination of your recipients.

One thing is sure, if your invites don’t have a sufficient amount of postage, they would be returned to the sender. Getting your invitation envelopes back stained with all that postage marking is terrible, to say the least. This introduces another avoidable labor of encasing invites in fresh envelopes and obtaining new stamping. You don’t want to go through this rigor. So don’t risk getting your postage wrong.

How about hand canceling?

It is a waste of time and energy to get your invitation cards littered with stamps and black smudges. It wouldn’t be the best sight, especially for your recipients. How can you avoid this incident? By asking the post office to get them hand canceled kindly.

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You are sending a message with every wedding invitation – trying to get your recipient to show up. Pixabay

Manual stamping of your card will save you from the risk of getting your invitation cards messed up by a machine. Best of all, hand canceling is free!

Not Ordering Enough Spare Invitation Cards

Here is the truth: things can get messy! There have been countless cases of mail invitations missing en route. Aside from that, some guests can pop up at the last minute whom you would love to be in attendance at this special ceremony. Extra invites keep you safe so that nothing spoils your big day!

Not Having Your Invitation Cards Proofread

You are sending a message with every wedding invitation – trying to get your recipient to show up. The last thing you want is to make an error in your invite. Yet some errors are almost unavoidable if you do it all by yourself. More than rigorously proofreading your invitation, get as many eyeballs to read through again. It is a delicate moment; hence, it is worth all the preparation. One misplaced word on your invitation is a huge turnoff for your invitees!

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Not Hiring a Professional Graphic Designer to Work on Your Invitation Card

Invitation cards are your guests’ key to attending your party. It is also the medium used to show your guests how special they are to you. It is just appropriate to have your invitation cards designed by a professional. This is to ensure that the design is top-notch and in accordance with your theme.

With a professional graphic designer, you don’t have to worry about getting a design blunder and typo errors.

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Here are Some Home Decor Tips for Micro Homes

Follow these easy home decor ideas for micro homes

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Follow these easy hacks that will make your small home appear visually appealing and bigger. Pixabay

In a small home, every inch of space counts, but there are ways you can create the illusion of more space.

Below are some simple and easy-to-follow home decor tips by WoodenStreet through which small space can appear visually appealing and bigger.

1. Use light colors
Light colors can make the room appear bigger. Using a light color makes space feel open and airy.

2. Give way to hidden storage
Multi-functional furniture pieces can come handy here. Consider installing sofa that turns into a bed, trunks and blanket boxes, benches and stool with storage, and foldable furniture.

3. Lighting is key
Natural lighting proves to be a key element in opening up space. Use sheer curtains for windows and doors to let the natural light come in.

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Using light colors can make a small home appear larger. Pixabay

4. Use mirrors
Mirror frames create the illusion of more space. A trick here is to place the mirror frame across the window to give the space of a more open feel.

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5. Cut the clutter
Adding too many decorative pieces clutter space. Instead, limit the decor items to a grouping of 3 or 5. This is one of the important tip to maintain a sense of spaciousness. (IANS)