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Confession… when I was planning my wedding 8-9 years ago…. the invitation process REALLY stressed me out… so much so that I didn’t even send out save the dates… AHH!!!

Can I make another confession…. I also got overwhelmed by the thank you notes… those also didn’t get sent out (and I totally purchased them AND wrote the actual thank you’s out… you do realize I LOATHE anything related to shipping right?!?!)

It’s been 8 years and finally admitting that makes me feel so much better. WHEW!

As we’re heading into another amazing wedding season — invitations and save the dates will soon get sent out… or maybe not – if you’re like me.. but hopefully so.. and I tell you, I REALLY wish there was a website out like Basic Invite when I was planning my wedding… Maybe I would have gotten some of those classic save the date magnets sent out!! Am I the only one who loves getting these when I’m a guest — they’re so easy to keep track of!

I wanted to order some custom samples from Basic Invite before recommending them for my peoples — and I wanted to give my honest feedback…

Drumrollllll please….

A few of my orders included…..

A drawn together save the date


brush stroke save the date


save the date magnet — this was definitely my favorite!!!!


thank you note


And a few wedding invitations

storybook wedding invitation


rustic seal & send wedding invitation


classic floral wedding invitation


I’m honestly so pleased with EVERY piece that came in the mail… even some of the ‘material’ the pieces came in feel SO great… every piece feels rich and I totally trust that they’ll deliver on what’s promised — their customer service is so wonderful too!!!

Some of my favorite features about Basic Invite

Free Wedding Websites – Our all-new wedding websites are completely customizable just like our wedding invitations! These wedding websites are mobile friendly and super easy to use. You can instantly upload all of your wedding details along with images and a map with directions which is super convenient for your guests. Choose from 180 custom colors and even choose a design to match your wedding invitation suite!

Almost Unlimited Colors – Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options. So, you can make sure the card is exactly how you want it – down to the littlest detail. This is what we feel sets us apart from almost any other online stationery company and is what we feel is our biggest draw.

Custom Samples – Basic Invite is one of the few websites that allows customers the ability to order a printed sample of their actual invitation so they can see exactly how it will print as well as the paper quality before they ever have to place their final order.

Over 40 Different Colors of Envelopes – Basic Invite is just as colorful with our envelopes as we are with our invitations. Customers can choose from over 40 different colors when it comes to their envelopes so that they can make their invitation stand out even before it is opened. All of our envelopes are peel and seal so the envelopes can be quickly and securely closed.

Over 900 Wedding Invitation Sets – Each of our wedding invitations is part of a set. You can find everything from save the dates to wedding invitations and enclosure cards, wedding menus, wedding programs and even matching thank you cards!

Free Address Collection Service – Use our free address collection service to request your addresses with just three simple steps. Share a link, collect addresses, and get free envelope printing.

Seal & Send Wedding Invitations – Our Seal & Send Wedding Invitations are an all-in-one wedding invitation with a tear-off RSVP postcard included! The Seal & Send line is our newest collection and brides and LOVING them! Currently, we offer them in over 30 designs including our ever-popular foil options and like our other products are customizable. What’s extra special about our Seal & Sends is that guest’s addresses are printed on the front of each invitation which means no envelope necessary! All you have to do is share a link, collect guest addresses, and upload them onto your design, instantly. Once you receive your order all you have to do is add postage, fold your invites, and secure them with a sticker! Simple, easy, and super trendy.

Wedding Coasters – Choose from over 90 professionally designed looks. Each design can be personalized instantly to match your wedding colors. And there are no color limitations which means you are free to make as many changes as you would like at no additional cost. Each coaster is printed using the latest print technology and on a premium 200lb matte cardstock. Thanks to this technology your coasters will have crisp, clean letters, photos, and graphics.

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