They say if marriages are made in heaven, wedding cards make them known. What
better way to make them known than sending out beautifully crafted wedding
cards? But think of this, when itís you that has to choose a wedding card
design, you will know how hard it really is even if budget isnít a constraint.
So it is curtains for the good old postcard style of wedding
Take a brief look at the varieties of India wedding cards you can just pickup
off the shelf. Wedding cards are usually foldable even in their simplest forms,
these days and your choice begins here. The off white art paper used for making
these have slight silvery shade overall with a raised image of Lord Ganpati on
front top. You will see lots of floral or traditional patterns for borders
either embossed or printed almost always in golden color. However, if the paper
is in magenta or maroon, the only color that matches is golden, definitely not
Recent trend is to have wedding cards in flip top style but here there is no
choice of particular color and anything goes as long as it matches with your
overall wedding theme. However, bright colors donít go well with flip tops and
more so when you choose to have silver threads to wrap them.
Scroll wedding cards, made authentically to the historic style are the current
rage. Here the thing you need to lookout for is the choice of cloth and its
color. And choose the one with a wrapping thread; say for example crimson red
thread in case of leafy green scroll fabric. You can order scroll borders to
have zari laces or nothing at all.
Hand painted and hand made wedding cards are quite popular but they not just
cost you more but also take quite some time to make in big numbers. But, it is
here, alongside gold and silver wedding cards that you get full control over
their looks and feels. Your freedom with hand made wedding cards never ends with
choosing just one design as you can have each card made differently; the choice
of paper & color, sizes, calligraphic fonts and what not? You can also draw
ideas from scrapbooks, have little things stuck on the front, little mirrors and
the similar things.
India wedding cards donít have distinct designs or customs for different
religious affiliations, if card makers show Sikh or Muslim wedding cards, for
example, just ask them whether you can have a similar design for Christian cards
and see how he replies.