Using your wedding location as the inspiration for your invitation is logical, practical, and offers plenty of design options. Play up one of the venue's architectural or landscape features, or choose colors, fonts, and motifs that capture the vibe of the space.


A wedding held in a grand ballroom requires an equally impressive invitation suite. Look for heavyweight card stock, luxurious printing techniques (such as engraving or letterpress), flourished calligraphy, elaborate monograms, gilded envelope liners, silk presentation folders, or even crystal accents—all of which will indicate a glamorous and opulent event.