Weddings 101: Invitations, Guest Book and all the extras

Whether you’re getting married in person with all your friends and family next year, or have a virtual wedding, just like days past, the invitations, wedding guest book, and all those extra little touches matter, maybe now more than ever.

When it comes to celebrating your special day, you want everything to be as you hope, from the cake and the cloths, the music to the memories, you want this occasion to be everything you imagined it could be.

While the world might not be as it once was, that doesn’t mean you can’t have the best day possible, online or in real life, and we think that the wedding invitation is what sets the stage perfectly for your big day.

Here in Canada, our postal system has reported a massive increase in letter mail, and one could only imagine that includes cards, letters and you guessed it wedding invitations.

Like most things in life, you could keep it simple, or you could make something unique, really the choice is yours. With the amount of separation we’ve all felt over the last year, wouldn’t it be great to find a new way to connect again? Receiving mail from someone you care for, does just that.


Recently I came across Basic Invite and saw the endless choices for invitations or exultations of all kinds, and I just had to share. From personalised stationery to business cards, guest books, and invites, they have endless choices for you.


Almost Unlimited Colors

Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited colour options with instant previews online. You can change the colour of each element on a card, with over 180 different colour options. The card can be precisely how you want it, down to the littlest detail.


Custom Samples

Basic Invite allows customers the ability to order a printed sample of their invitation so you can see the card’s paper quality and how it will print before you place their final order. For me this is key as I’d want to check the quality and choice that I’ll be sending to my loved ones before it goes out.



Over 40 Different Colors of Envelopes

Choose from over 40 different envelope colours! All of the envelopes are peel and seal so the envelopes can be closed quickly and easily, which means no more licking envelopes.


Over 900 Wedding Invitation Sets

Each of the wedding invitations is part of a set. They truly have all the wedding stationery you need, like save the dates, wedding invitations, enclosure cards, wedding menus, wedding programs, and even matching thank you cards! Who knew there were even so many things needed? Well, now, I do!


Free Address Collection Service

Use their free address collection service to request your addresses with just three simple steps. Share a link via social media or email, collect addresses, and get free envelope printing.


Seal & Send Wedding Invitations

Their seal and send wedding invitations are an all-in-one wedding invitation with a tear-off RSVP postcard included! The Seal & Send is the newest collection. Currently, they offer them in over 30 designs, including their ever-popular foil options, and, like all other products, they are customisable. What’s special about the Seal & Sends is that guest’s addresses are printed on the front of each invitation, so no envelope is necessary! All you have to do is share a link, collect guest addresses, and upload them onto your design. Once you receive your order, all you have to do is add postage, fold your invites, and secure them with a sticker! Simple and easy.


Free Wedding Websites

Their wedding websites are completely customisable! They’re mobile friendly and super easy to use. You can instantly upload all of your wedding details, along with images, and a convenient map with directions for your guests. Choose from 180 custom colours, and a design suite to match your wedding invitations!


Now it doesn’t end there; they also offer customisable stationery, business cards, and guestbooks.

Create, customise, and make them your own. These guestbooks are the perfect addition to any wedding or special day and are such a meaningful takeaway full of messages and well wishes from the people closest to you, designed and created by you, for you.


I think that it’s about time we all get back to sending cards, invites, and letters. It’s fun, creative, a lovely way to stay connected and best of all, a nice note, invite or card can make someone’s day, and since it’s super easy to create the products of your heart’s desire, why not!

So the only question left is; What will you be sending next?


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Mark Munroe is the Creator and EIC of ADDICTED. He's ADDICTED to great travel, amazing food, better grooming & probably a whole lot more!