When people want to invite their relatives and friends they print cards about the details of wedding and send it to their guests with a name on it. Though today people are using digital invitation as it is cheap, easy and fast as comparing to distributing a card physically visiting relatives’ and friends’ home but still people want to distribute their wedding cards in a traditional way as it seems respectful to the guests and it is also the part of our culture in Nepal.
People here are in Nepal are mostly Hindu and they are the ones who print their weddings cards with an idea of design of Hindu Gods in different way. Designing a wedding card is an important part of preparing for a Hindu wedding ceremony as well as for other religions people. In this article we provide a description of a typical Hindu wedding card design, some tips, and an idea of the price range.
Hindu wedding cards often feature traditional symbols such as religious motifs, auspicious symbols (like Om or Swastika), or images of deities like Lord Ganesha. There are many other Gods like Shiva, Krishna, etc. whose design are used by people as traditional symbols.
Bright and vibrant colors are commonly used in Hindu wedding cards. Popular choices include red, gold, orange, and maroon, which symbolize prosperity and joy. Their belief on the colour also play a vital role while printing cards.
Traditional patterns like paisley, lotus, or peacock motifs are commonly used in Hindu wedding card designs. These patterns add elegance and cultural richness. It shows the uniqueness of culture and shows the tradition of our society.
Hindu wedding cards usually include religious verses or shlokas from sacred texts like the Vedas or Bhagavad Gita, invoking blessings and good wishes for the couple. It shows the belief of people in the Mantra and regarded as auspicious for their auspicious day.
It's common to include the names of the couple, the date, and the venue of the wedding in the card. Some couples also choose to add personal touches like their photos or customized messages. It helps to understand who is the bride and groom, and also know about their family. Apart from that, mentioning the date and venue, people know when and where they have to attend for the wedding.
Look for inspiration online or visit local wedding card designers to get an idea of different design options available. There are many vendors who post their work on social media so better research and gauge their work.
Decide on a theme or color scheme that reflects the couple's preferences or matches the overall wedding decor. After final decision then you can ask a vendor to design your pieces of cards on your selected theme.
Select high-quality paper and printing techniques to ensure the card looks visually appealing and lasts long. To make sure you better look their portfolio and check the quality of their work.
If you're not confident in your design skills, consider consulting a professional designer who specializes in wedding cards. They can bring your ideas to life and provide guidance on the design process. They can suggest you a theme that aligns with your style.
The price of wedding cards can vary depending on factors like design complexity, printing techniques, paper quality, and the number of cards required. In Nepal, the cost of wedding cards typically starts from NPR 50 per card and can go up to NPR 500 or more for elaborate and customized designs. It's recommended to visit local wedding card vendors or designers to get accurate pricing information based on your specific requirements. Ask the price and compare it with other cards and research about the cards with other vendors so you can get a fair deal.
Congratulations on the upcoming wedding!