OH BABY! Custom Baby Shower Invitations & Birth Announcements

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…a baby! Many of you know that ‘RSVP to me‘ specializes in custom invitations for weddings, but did you know that we also offer custom designs for baby showers and birth announcements? It’s true! We love celebrating with you for all of your special moments, so today we thought we would share some of our latest designs we’ve recently worked on for those precious little ones in your life. From baby shower invitations to birth announcements, introduce your newest family addition in style!

Vertical pocket fold baby shower invitations designed in palm leaves with enclosure cards
Baby showers are a great way to help prepare the expectant parents for their new journey. This joyous occasion is an opportunity to celebrate the little ones upcoming arrival, while family and friends share advice and show their support. Introduce your baby shower theme with custom baby shower invitations featuring patterned paper, die-cut shapes, and other embellishments like rhinestones, ribbon or bakers twine.

Pocket fold invitation with baby blue patterned card stock, enclosure cards, and die-cut onesie seal
 What about TWINS? How about this adorable boy/girl shower invitation with polka dot pattern accent?
Rub a Dub Dub…what’s not to LOVE about this adorable, classic rubber ducky baby shower invitation?
Birth announcements are a great way to introduce your new little love to the world. Include an short introduction, the baby’s birth details (date, time, weight, and length), and the parents’ names. If this isn’t your first child, you should also include the names of the siblings. Whether you choose to include your babies first photo or just the details, your custom design is sure to be just as unique (and adorable) as your new baby!
Patterned card stock, like this polka dot design adds a sweet and sassy flair to this birth announcement – which is VERY special to our hearts! 😉
Can’t decide which picture to use? How about THREE!!? How sweet is this little prince gate fold announcement, with fishy die-cut embellishment.
Or a custom tri-fold birth announcement by ‘RSVP to me‘.
This modern gate-fold birth announcement designed with zebra print card stock sure makes a statement!
For all of you mommy, daddy, and even grandparents-to-be, congratulations! We hope you’re journey towards parenthood is one that brings you as much joy and love as your hearts can handle. For more information and to view more of our baby collections, visit us at www.rsvp-to-me.com. Happy baby planning!

Five Tips for Addressing & Mailing your Wedding Invitations

“How do I address my wedding invitations?” is a common question that nearly every engaged couple thinks about. Hiring a calligrapher is always an option, but may not be a possibility, especially when you’re on a budget. For those who are planning on writing out your invitation envelopes, today we’re sharing five tips to help you through the process.

Square pocket invitations embellished with a pretty purple ribbon

1. Traditionally, wedding invitations are placed in an inner and outer envelope, however this is becoming less common and is completely up to you. If you’re opting for only an outer envelope, it’s extremely important to include exactly whom you’re inviting to your wedding, as typically you would include the invitees names on the inner envelope.

*Married couples are written on one line: 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith

*Unmarried couples are written on separate lines
Mr. Paul Smith and
Ms. Katie Jones

*Family including those under the age of 18:
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith and Family
OR
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith
Master Zachary and Miss Emily Smith
OR
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith
Zachary, Emily and Makayla Smith

Modern purple and yellow wedding invitations by ‘RSVP to me

2. Whether your wedding is formal or casual, it’s proper etiquette to spell out all words rather than abbreviating. For example, write out the word “Street’ rather than the abbreviated, “St.”.  

3. Include your return address on the envelopes back flap.

Elegant pocket invitations in a neutral color palette with pops of blush pink and lavender

 
4. Hand addressing can be very time consuming. Give yourself plenty of time, be patient, and don’t try to address all of your envelopes in one sitting.

5. Before you purchase your postage, bring a completed invitation to your local post office to have it weighed. This ensures that you will purchase the correct postage. You would hate to pay too much or worse, too little postage.

While it’s important to consider etiquette when addressing your wedding invitations, remember to do what’s best for you and your to-be. In the end, your special day should reflect your personalities and you should be 100% comfortable in all of the details along the way. Happy planning!