Make RSVPing a Breeze: How to Design and Include Response Cards in Your Wedding Invitations
If you’re planning a wedding, one of the most important things you’ll need to do is send out invitations to your guests. But once you’ve sent out those invitations, you’ll need a way to keep track of who’s coming and who’s not. That’s where a response card comes in. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to design and include a response card in your wedding invitations to make RSVPing easy for your guests.
Step 1: Determine what information to include on the response card The first step in designing your response card is to decide what information you want to include. At a minimum, your response card should include the following:
- A space for guests to indicate whether they will attend or not
- The date by which guests should RSVP
- A space for guests to write their names and the number of guests attending
- A line for guests to indicate any dietary restrictions or special requests
Step 2: Choose a design for your response card Once you know what information you want to include, it’s time to choose a design for your response card. You can either design the card yourself using a program like Adobe Illustrator or Canva, or you can use a pre-designed template. When choosing a design, consider the overall theme of your wedding and the colors you’ve chosen for your invitations.
Step 3: Print the response cards Once you’ve designed your response cards, it’s time to print them. You can print them at home if you have a printer that can handle cardstock, or you can take them to a professional printer. If you’re printing them at home, be sure to do a test print first to make sure everything lines up correctly.
Step 4: Include the response card in your wedding invitations Finally, it’s time to include the response card in your wedding invitations. You can either include the response card as a separate card in the envelope with the invitation, or you can include it as a tear-off section at the bottom of the invitation itself. Whichever method you choose, be sure to include a stamped, addressed envelope for guests to return the response card.
By including a response card in your wedding invitations, you’ll make it easy for your guests to RSVP and give you an accurate headcount for your big day. So take the time to design a response card that’s both beautiful and functional, and you’ll be well on your way to a successful wedding.