How to design flower corner wedding invitations

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How to design flower corner wedding invitations
Flower corner invitations are among the ever-traditional, always-in-style kind of design. (element for design, corner flower image by TAlex from Fotolia.com)

Many couples nowadays opt for creating their own wedding invitations. Whether the driving motivation is to save money, demonstrate individuality or even to showcase the couple's own talents, all can be accomplished by self-designing the invite. Flower corner invitations are among the ever-traditional, always-in-style kind of design, and pulling off the design does not have to be hard. With a few steps, practically anyone can create a flower corner arrangement perfectly suited for a wedding invitation.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Graphic editor
  • Envelopes

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Instructions

    How to Design Flower Corner Wedding Invitations

  1. 1

    Select a computer graphic editor and click to open the program. If applicable, create a new file and customise the dimensions according to your wedding-invitation preferences. At the very least, the invitation need be smaller than your selected envelope to ensure a proper fit.

    How to design flower corner wedding invitations
    Use a graphic editor to design your wedding invitations. (computer system on blue circle ground image by patrimonio designs from Fotolia.com)
  2. 2

    Decide what type of flower pattern you wish to employ. Even after you have settled on featuring a flower corner design, you still have the choice of designing four non-touching corner creations, a top embellishment and a bottom embellishment, a left-hand creation, a right-hand creation, or so on.

    How to design flower corner wedding invitations
    Floral corners are one option for wedding invitations. (coins de page image by Unclesam from Fotolia.com)
  3. 3

    Create or insert flower shapes, arranging the individual graphics as desired; graphic designers can create their own flowers from start to finish, but others may be interested in simply locating pre-made flowers and inserting them accordingly. Start by inserting a vine or leaf pattern and overlay a variety of flower graphics according to your tastes. Select shapes you like, disregarding colour conflicts which can be assuaged later.

    How to design flower corner wedding invitations
    Graphic designers can create their own flowers from start to finish, but those with less experience may prefer pre-made options. (blume image by Ewe Degiampietro from Fotolia.com)
  4. 4

    Recolor particular objects as needed. Using the effects and tools located in your specific editing program, select and recolor clip art and graphics to coordinate the images and unify your invitation. Add your text, save the file, and order professional prints which can be stuffed in stamped-and-addressed envelopes.

Tips and warnings

  • Flower corner invitations lend themselves very well to having centred text, particularly invitations that feature top and bottom floral patterns
  • When locating flower graphics to use in the design process, be sure to obtain permission for using the images in your project. Even though your wedding invitations are not intended for commercial use, usage rights can still apply.

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