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The Making of the Perfect Hindu Wedding Card

Apart from selecting their attire, finalizing the food, venue and guest list, the to-be bride and groom also have to stress over selecting the right wedding card.
This is an agenda that every bride and groom is tied up with, but in a Hindu wedding the card occupies a very important role.
Unlike the other cards, a Hindu wedding card has several aspects to work on to make it perfect.
Let's look at how you can go about making the perfect invite for your special day.
There are 5 aspects that you need to work on in Hindu wedding cards.
Once you nail them, you have a stunning card to invite your guest.
The artwork is very important - Unlike the other wedding invitation cards, the Hindu wedding cards can explore different avenues in creativity.
Intricate artwork makes a great impression on your guests.
You can experiment with different cuts, motifs, layouts, envelope styles and much more.
Now-a-days the scroll wedding cards are in vogue as they add a hint of royalty to the event.
To churn out such impressive designs consider hiring an experienced professional for the task.
Include religious elements - Being an auspicious occasion many consider including the image of a deity like lord Ganesha or Krishnaon the card.
Either these images are a big motifs placed as the main design on the card or they are small designs that are tucked in the corner of the card.
Many times the opening of the card is cut in the shape of the deity bring forth an interesting design.
Colour selection - With the Hindu wedding cards you can go wild on the colour scheme.
If you think a particular colour is too loud for your choice, don't worry, these cards are popular for flaunting bold colours and majestic designs.
The popular colours used include yellow and red as they are religiously linked with well-being.
However, now-a-days other colours in the palette are used too, like pink, blue, purple, green and their various shades.
You can also coordinate the colour of your card with that of your wedding theme.
Envelope - No wedding invitation card is complete without an envelope designed to perfection.
In fact the design of the envelope makes the first impression on the guest.
You can get envelopes with intricate artwork and interesting cuts made.
In case you are opting for a scroll style card then the envelope will be a cardboard case that is either square or hexagonal in shape.
The envelope can feature embellishments like stone work, tassels, metal stickers of deities and much more.
Wordings on the card - Pay careful attention to this aspect as after being impressed with the design the guests will expect the content to be of the same calibre.
The Hindu wedding cards contain minimal text, mostly the details of the event and names of the parents and the bride and groom.
As per a usual practice the card also contain shlokas from Holy Scriptures.
The card is mostly written in English while some also translate the same text in Hindi or in their mother tongue.

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