In the past few years, invitations have taken a more colourful turn. They are often created to match the bridesmaid dresses or flowers of the wedding. With this trend, you will see pink wedding invitations, brown wedding Invitations, champagne wedding invitations and many other colours being used for wedding cards. More recently, black, a shade that is traditionally not associated with weddings, has become a popular colour for brides to incorporate in their wedding scheme. Designing an invitation using black and white can help create a more modern wedding invitation. Ore recently, companies have been posting photos of black and white wedding invitations showcasing he newest trend in wedding invitation design.
Black and White Wedding Invitation Ideas
If the theme of your wedding is black and white, there are some different designs that work well with these colours. Black and white wedding invitation designs can range from a classy damask style to a unique art deco style. Photo Wedding Invitations have also been created using a black and white theme. Try creating your own custom wedding invitations using different elements such as brooches, buckles, lace and black and white ribbon designs to create a more personalized wedding invitation.
Damask Wedding Invitations
The damask pattern is very popular not only in wedding invitations, but in fashion and home décor as well. The damask pattern looks very elegant and classic when used on a black and white invitation. Try adding some black lace with black or white ribbon onto a damask pocketfold invitation to create texture and detail. Damask patterns also go well with rhinestone buckles or pearl brooches. Try layering some of these different elements to create your own elegant wedding cards.
Art Deco Wedding Invitations
The art deco style dominated the first few decades of the twentieth century and this style originated from Paris. Some venues have an art deco look and many brides like to capture that feel and carry it to their wedding invitations. You can create an art deco inspired black and white invitation by using art deco inspired fonts that can be found online. Fonts that are slightly rounded tend to work well. Adding art deco architectural prints and silhouette images in black and white print would set the tone for an elegant and unique wedding reception your guests are sure to enjoy!
Photo Wedding Invitations
While photo invitations have been popular for quite some time, it can also be incorporated into a black and white themed invitation. Many photographers now provide photos in black and white and many wedding invitation companies are able to take your colour photographs and help you to adjust and incorporate it into your wedding invitation design. The photograph can be lightened and used as a watermark behind your wedding invitation text or try putting three smaller black and white photos of your groom and yourself together on the cover of your wedding invites to show guests a little of your personality!