wedding invitation paper

Tips + Tricks: The Ins and Outs of Wedding Invitation Paper

Tips + Tricks: The Ins and Outs of Wedding Invitation Paper

Wedding Invitation Paper

Cotton, Eggshell, Deckled, Duplexed, what the what? If you have started looking into your wedding stationery, you are probably getting a lot of new terms thrown at you. Turns out, a seemingly-simple paper wedding invitation is not actually all that simple. And definitely no two are the same! One of the trickiest parts to figuring out your wedding invitations is understanding the differences between paper types. With the increase in ordering invitations (and well, really everything) online over the last several years, many people are not getting the chance to physically touch, feel and see the different paper options before they order. So, if you (like me) previously thought all whites were the same, or that Eggshell was just a color, then you are in for an eye-opening post if you keep reading! I have put together a comprehensive guide to wedding invitation paper terms – complete with self-snapped photographs (so please forgive me for not being a photographer) – that will help you wade through the jargon and choose the right paper for your wedding invites!

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