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DIY Wedding Invitations Questions Answered

Simple Wedding Invites helps answer your common DIY wedding invitation questions. You can create your own simple wedding invitations with these practical do it yourself tips.

What is the standard size of a wedding invitation?

There really isn’t a standard size or dimension for a wedding invitation. However, there is a range of sizes that we recommend and they correlate with popular envelope sizes. The chart below displays…

What is an outer envelope verses an inner envelope?

Traditionally, an outer envelope is used for the postal address and an inner envelope for handwriting the names of whom are invited. For example, the outer envelope may be addressed to your friend Jane Doe…

What is a vellum insert? Why do I need it and where can I buy the paper?

A vellum insert is a semi-transparent sheet that is used to separate the wedding invitation from everything else in the envelope (i.e. reply card, information/map card, etc). This traditional part of a wedding invitation…

What is the standard size of a Response Card?

There really isn’t a standard size or dimension for a reply card. However, there is a range of sizes that we recommend and they correlate with popular envelope sizes. The chart below displays…

Should I use a postcard Style response card?

There are two main styles of response cards: postcard style and the traditional style with an envelope. Both traditional and postcard style response cards have their advantages…

Where can I buy response card envelopes?

Here are some links to stores that carry announcement style envelopes that can be used for reply cards. Generally envelopes come in boxes of 250.