Add a touch of elegance and style to your big day with the highly appreciated black and white wedding invitations. Online, you will find an amazing collection of fun and sophisticated invitations. An invitation of this kind can be sent to announce a formal wedding, but also an informal one, if the pattern and drawings on the invitation are informal as well.
Today's trends in wedding stationery, the black and white wedding invitations, can be found in a large number on Amazon. Other websites can provide you with wedding invitations as well, only that the cheapest products are available on Amazon.
And the first invitation, which can be bought from Amazon is the Wilton black and white invitation, which is in fact a kit containing 25 invitations, 25 envelopes, 25 pockets, 25 principal tags, 25 reply cards, 25 ribbons, 25 reply card envelopes, 25 direction cards, 50 adhesives and 15 test sheets. This product is available for only $31.60; it is sold by River Road and Fulfilled by Amazon.
The second invitation is again designed by Wilton and is available for the price of $22.95. This time, the kit contains 25 invitations, 25 envelopes, 6 test sheets, 25 reply cards, 25 ribbons, 25 belly bands, 25 reply card envelopes, 25 pre-tied bows and 25 adhesives. This product is sold by First Stop Books & Movies. At this price, you need to add the shipping and handling fees and if you live in other country, not in the United States, you will also pay import taxes.
Finally, the black and white invitation that we present in this article, is also a Wilton product. It is $23.42, is sold by Stuff4 and includes these following elements: 25 invitations, 3 invitation test sheets, 75 foam adhesives, 52 all-purpose cards, 25 white ribbon pieces, 25 envelopes, 25 reply card envelopes, 26 reply cards, 25 white bows and 25 pockets.
What is it about black and white? Do you have the same impression that these two non-colors are the best when it comes to a wedding? If you do, read the following ideas connected to them, and tell us if you like them. Also, if you have other ideas that involve black and white, you are invited to share them with us.
Black and white wedding candles
Wedding candles can be placed on tables, as wedding centerpieces, but they can be also used during the wedding ceremony, at the church. The bride and groom can have a black and white pillar candle and also 2 taper candles, having the same color as the unity candle.
Black and white wedding centerpieces
An interesting idea of a centerpiece is represented by a circular vase placed on the middle of the table, vase that may have any color. This vase will be wrapped in a black lace or silk, and in it, some beautiful white flowers, such as roses, will be placed. So it does not matter if you have black vases or not, because you can make a vase black by using a textile material.
Black and white umbrellas
This idea can be used for a backyard wedding, where most of the wedding activities take place in the outdoors. The umbrellas can be positioned from place to place in the backyard, or they can be hung by the wire where people usually hang their clothes to dry. It can be difficult to find black and white umbrellas, but you can buy white umbrellas and then color them with a black-colored spray. For example, you can make polka dots on an umbrella with black acrylic paint, you can design various patterns on the umbrella, write names and many others. Just let your imagination flow and the results will be amazing!
Everybody takes into account the wedding favors which are placed on tables at a restaurant where the couple celebrates their wedding, and nobody seems to care about bridal shower favors, which should be offered to those girls coming to celebrate the last night of the bride’s life as an unmarried woman.
Bridal shower favors are not very different from wedding favors, except for one thing: bridal shower favors are created only for women, while wedding favors are created with no gender in particular in mind.
If the bride wants to make sure that the bridal shower will be a special event and it will be remembered for a lifetime by her girls, she needs to create the best atmosphere and this can be easily done by offering the guests some unique and elegant bridal party favors. They can be personalized by hand, can have any color of bride’s choice, they can come in gift boxes, can be edible, wrapped in ribbons or offered as they are, and so on. If the bride chooses the right favors, her guests will have something to love and cherish forever.
The bride needs to remember those bridal shower favors that were not that appreciated by her female friends at the previous bridal showers, where she was invited, that time as a bridal shower guest. For example, if she remembers that Lauren did not like the small cupcake she received from Maria, she should not offer Lauren an edible favor, because it is clear that she wants something else. In this case, an exquisite heart-shaped jewelry box will be much better.
Bridal shower favors can be the same for every girl going to the bridal party, or they can be customized for every girl, this showing the care which the bride had when organizing the bridal shower. If we take again the previous example, Lauren may not like edible gifts, but Louisa may like them. This is why it is recommended to buy different bridal shower favors, to satisfy everybody.
The bride is the person at which everybody will stare during the whole wedding, so to be sure that she will create a lovely impression, she needs to dress beautifully, to smell like a diva and to be accessorized by elements that characterizes her. Anything that is used without a connection to the personality of the bride will look awkward and the guests will notice this. So if the bride wants to be remembered in a good way, she should appear in front of them as everybody knows her.
Regarding this aspect, we have several things to say. Alright, we know that a woman changes her hair color once in a while, but it would be too much to appear in front of your guests as a blonde girl, if they know you brunette. Another mistake would be to use hair extensions. Under no circumstance, a bride should use this type of ‘enhancements’, especially if the extensions have various colors, such as pink, green or blue. The bride is not going to a disco, but to a church and then to a restaurant, where everybody will see her. And it is not the moment to be placed in the ‘Not to be followed’ category.
Of course, if the bride has weight problems and if she is clearly distressed by this, she should try losing some weight, but not if the diet says to stop eating for an entire week or to eat only vegetables, without proteins, for an entire month or maybe more. During a wedding ceremony, the bride will be overwhelmed by emotions, and if she is after a week in which she did not eat a thing, she could faint and let everybody without her joyful presence. This is not something desired to happen at a wedding, this is why we recommend to all those brides that have some weight problems, to try to solve them months before the wedding and not to hurry up to see results.
Finally, the bride should be surrounded by beautiful bridesmaids, wedding decorations and happy people. To make sure that something like this will be available at her wedding, the bride should keep a close eye on how the church and restaurant are being decorated, on the bridesmaids’ gowns and also she should tell her guests not to emphasize a sad look, because they will be present at a wedding, and the photos should capture only happy faces and moments.
Between a bride and her bridesmaids should be a strong connection. Bridesmaids are those girls then will accompany the bride everywhere she will go on her wedding day. They are by her side when she is getting ready for the big event, at the wedding ceremony, when photos are being taken and also at the restaurant, where everybody will have a good time.
But the connection between the bride and her bridesmaids could go even further, if the bridesmaids are her sister or cousins. So they can be connected not only by a wedding, but also by blood.
The bride is the person that buys the bridesmaids’ dresses, so before the big event, they should meet several times in order to discuss this matter. A thoughtful bride should let her bridesmaids speak their opinion and should purchase only those dresses that her bridesmaids want. A person that wears something that he/she does not like will not have the same happy face as a person that wears something that he/she likes, so if the bride does not want to see sad faces at her wedding, she should listen to her bridesmaids’ opinions.
Generally, bridesmaids’ dresses have a complementary color to the color of the bride’s dress, but this is not a rule. Nowadays, bridesmaids can wear dresses of different colors (a bridesmaid can wear a purple gown, another one, a red dress and another one, a multicolored dress), and the bride can also wear a colored dress. However, if the bride does not want to create a weird tableau when appearing in front of her guests, surrounded by her colored bridesmaids, she should match somehow the colors of their dresses.
For this, the bride could use the help provided by a wedding planner or a fashion stylist, which should be updated to everything that happens in the fashion world: trends, colors, accessories, designers, and prices.