Before heading to the printers or asking a graphic design to create your wedding programs, have a look at the design options available. Below is a range of different kinds of wedding programs to get some inspiration from. We have ones printed on embossed card, to ones that have gold metallic foils on them. There are so many different things you can do. Here are 4 design ideas when it comes to creating your wedding programs.
Embossed Wedding Programs
Embossing add a luxury and elegant feel to a wedding program. This could be an embossing of a monogram (the initials of the bride and groom) or of a design element like birds or calla lilies. In our wedding invitation ideas and design gallery we talked about how you can buy a custom made hand embosser. This allows you to emboss printed cards at home and save on printing costs. This DIY embosser can also be used to make cheap handmade programs, homemade napkins, thank you cards, or anything else really – so you are getting your money’s worth out of one. Here are a few wedding programs that have embossed designs:
J&A Wedding Reception Program Design
Printing On Unique Textured Embossed Card
Debossing is something you could do instead of embossing. Where embossing raises an image off of the card, debossing stamps and indents it into the card:
Our what is foil printing post goes over the details of foil printing. Basically, you can choose from a variety of foils (from metals like gold and silver, to glossy colors or matte foils) and have them applied to any area of the card. Here are a few examples:
Spanish Styled Wedding Invites
Combo! Foil Embossed Invitations and Program
Yes, you can combine foil printing with an embossing. Have a raised 3D image covered in shiny gold or silver foil. There are also metallic blue, red, or green foils.
If you want to have a shiny, clear glossy finish on your wedding programs then you can have a UV varnish (also known as spot UV printing) applied to an area:
Have a custom shape in mind? Something simple like a circle, or maybe something more ornate and decorative? All of this is possible – just take a look at the example below.
Other Wedding Program Design Ideas
Using Linen Card
Creative Infographic Styled Program
Elegant Ceremony Booklet Design
For high quality printing, like the examples above, check out the premium printers we have listed on our Directory Page. You can also see examples of their work under the listings.