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Alternative wedding invitation ideas

How is everyone on this beautifully sunny Monday morning? It’s blissful here at English Wedding towers – I’ve been for a walk around my little village, along the seafront and through the fields already! Time now for a bit of inspiration in the form of some papery goodness, I think.

Five great alternative wedding invitation ideas

alternative wedding invitation image (2)Alternative wedding invitation 1: the Lotus Flower

Lotus flower alternative wedding invitation found on Without A Hitch – the flower is cut from blue patterned paper and becomes a stunning, different wedding invitation via the magic of origami. A tag attached to the flower has all the information a guest could need!

alternative wedding invitation image (3)Alternative wedding invitation 2: for book lovers

For paper- and book-lovers everywhere: these alternative invitations styled from books are divine. A discovery from one of my favourite wedding blogs at Oh So Beautiful Paper.
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Alternative wedding invitation 2: invites in a tin!
Wedding invitation in a tin! How cute is this – shiny, retro, thrifty-looking (but not, thanks to Royal Mail!) – worth it if you love to make a splash with your invites! Discovered at Lovely Package.alternative wedding invitation image (5)

Beautifully natural: alternative wedding invitation number 3

A creative and natural alternative wedding invitation – carefully designed and styled from two circles of untreated, recycled chipboard – die-cut and then letter-pressed to look like an old planting wheel. This invitation is really different! Another find on Without A Hitch.

Alternative wedding invitation 4: camera film invites

For your inner photographer – these retro alternative invites were created by wedding photographers to be eye-catching and fun. They’re interactive: pull the thingy to ‘reel’ the information out. I saw this on the fabulous Invitation Crush website.

If you have an alternative wedding invitation idea please share it here with everyone! Images can be uploaded with the comments options below -but please keep the size to 600 pixels wide, no more (magazine-quality huge images make my blog run really slowly).

Happy Monday everyone!

Claire xx

 

 

 

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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