E-Invites for Indian wedding can be classified into two broad categories, on the basis o designs and on the basis of purpose.
E-Invites for Indian Wedding
On the basis of design types E-Invitations can be classified into the following three categories..
E Invite Classification on the basis of designs
A. Static E-invitation
Static e-invitation is an invitation which is in jpg format. There can be as many inserts based on the events planned for your wedding reflecting one’s theme and colour.
B. Invitation with Gif
Gif invitation format for image files that supports both animated and static images. This is a perfect choice for those who like a little animation.
C. Invitation as Video
Our video invitations have a great impact among the wedding couple in general. Our electronic invitations contain just enough information and makes is simple concise. We can even use your image, advanced animations for each and every event that you will be conducting.
Indian Wedding E-invites on the basis of purpose
On the basis of purpose, E invitations can be classified in the following categories; who are you creating your invitation for; and what is the occasion?
A. Wedding Invitations
The current scenario has seen a surge in the demand for E Invitations. Although traditionally printed Invitations are used, E Invitations are being preferred by the younger generations. E Wedding Invitations are used for a variety of purposes. Depending upon the type, E-Invitations for Indian wedding can be classified as many, as they not just involve the wedding alone. Bachelorette party Invites, Bridal shower Invitations, Save the date Invitations, Engagement Invitations, Reception Invitations are some. For all these purposes a static e-invite or an animated one may be used. Nowadays GIFs are increasingly being used. Let us see them one by one.
B. Engagement Party
It is a party marking the engagement of the couple and to inform the guests about the future wedding plans and dates. Traditionally the bride’s parents hold the engagement party. But, nowadays the couples themselves hold engagement parties, which are informal. We have a lot of fancy animated templates for your electronic engagement party invitations.
C. Save the Date
Announce the date to ensure they keep the date free!
The very first step following the proposal is the Wedding. Date of the wedding is fixed and sent to the guests well in advance so that they can make themselves available for the wedding. “Save the Date” is the card that does this job. Save the Dates can be sent to the guests almost a year or more in advance and this is normally in the form of an Invitation and Save the date invitations are mainly informal. These “Save the dates” invitations are generally casual in nature. The wordings can be done however we want.
However, most couples use “Save the Date” invites for showing their personality and character. This is different from a formal or informal tone to the wedding. Save the Date can be in the form of normal wedding cards as well as digital invites. But the current trends show that E-Cards are mostly preferred for the “Save the Date” invites. In digital designs and caricatures of the couple improved with additional graphics and sound, E-Invites are really adorable.
D. Bachelorette Party
Bachelorette party is given to the bride to mark the end of her bachelorette way of life. This party is mainly hosted by the bridesmaids or any loved ones. The friends of the bride and women of the same age among the relatives are invited to the party. The traditional type of Invitation has given way to fancy animated invites, designed to invite the bride’s friends for the party. A similar party called Bachelor’s Party is hosted for the groom’s friends by the groom. Since the party involves mainly youngsters, fancy animated invites are designed for this purpose.
E. Bridal Shower
Bridal shower is a gift giving party to the bride to be, in anticipation of her wedding. It includes mainly foods, drinks, gifting and off course a surprise gift from the fiance. The Bridal shower is usually hosted by the bridesmaids. For the Bridal shower the mothers of the bride and groom, aunts, cousins, sisters and female friends are invited. The Bridal shower ceremony is usually held between three months to two weeks before the wedding. Invites are sent for this purpose. Beautifully animated e invites are now being preferred. The reason is the party usually being small, e-invites are a way to minimise expenses.
F. Reception Invitations
Wedding reception is mainly organised by the groom’s family after the conclusion of the wedding ceremony. It is a grand function which is attended by the groom’s friends and associates and a few close relatives of the bride. Specialised einvitations are sent by the groom’s side for this. E Invites are largely preferred by the tech savvy couples.
G. Virtual parties
In the times of the pandemic, social distancing and self quarantine have become essential to stay safe from the disease. How about partying? Don’t you want to party anyway? Social media here comes to the rescue. Behold! Party is ready, but how to invite people to the party? Here comes the digital invitation for you. A fancy animated digital invite is a great way to invite your friends and dear ones for the party. Even when the pandemic is gone, the fashion of virtual parties continues. Then in that case, the next thing to come to your mind should be none other than the mesmerising E Invites.
H. Kid’s birthday party
When it is your kid’s birthday party, you may like to invite your kid’s friends home to make the party a grand fiesta. Sending boring traditional invitations to the kids around will not be a good idea. Then how will you invite the kids? Well! There is a solution for you now. Send the kids something they love with the message tagged together. No need to squeeze your mind further. E Invitations that we make that are animated cartoon invites will definitely be a hit with the kids.
I. Baby Shower
Another invite that is related to e-invites for Indian wedding is the Baby shower. Though it happens much after the wedding, it is a ceremony of gift giving. It is a ceremony to mark the transformation of a woman into a mother. The bride’s family conducts this function. It is held before the birth of the child. Different cultures call the baby-shower by different names. The priest along with close relatives and the friends of the mother to be will perform the rituals. A fancy animated digital invite to invite people to the party will make the moment a loveable memory.
J. Get togethers
Get together party, is usually an informal party where we people come together for a purpose. The wedding is just an excuse for our get together parties, which we hold close to our hearts as we relive our golden old memories. Get together party of our friends of school or college are truly joyful and fun filled celebrations. Like the fun in the party, we send across the invitations that ignite the great old memories. A digital invitation for that matter will take it a great mile through combining the glimpse of the good old memories along with the invitation message.
K. Adult birthday party
Birthday means fun whether it’s for a child or an adult. Our birthday parties are where we come together to share joy, fun and blessings. So, we try out methods tried never before, for inviting people, making it really unique for the birthday party. Let us try out an amazing animated digital invitation, which will be a wonderful idea and sparking more fun and joy to the party.
Moving to a new house is a memorable part of life. What’s more happier than to live in a home sweet home. The hosts conduct the function to showcase their new house to the guests. The hosts finds E-invitations serve the inviting job in an unique economical way as they only invite a few close friends and relations.
If you are looking for an invitation that you wish to handover personally to your guests, you may want to opt for the physical invitation. You may also want to look at our ausprecious collection that are auspicious and at the same time precious.
Indian Wedding E-Invitation Do’s
1. Mind-blowing Introduction
So first what you need to do in a wedding invite is add a two-line poem or wedding vows cute message for your guests. Make sure they fall in love with your e-invite at the first look. You introduce your wedding in a fine manner that charms your guests.
2. Colour coordination
There is a right way to use your wedding theme or wedding colour, which is to use them in your wedding décor. It’s not about the continuity to the entire celebration, but also will give a sneak peek of your wedding to the guest.
3. RSVP e-invites for Indian Wedding
It is really a fantastic idea to create RSVP through digital mode. A digital RSVP e-invite sent for your Indian wedding, will make it easy for the guests to fill in. As a result, the hosts receive their updates by the click of the finger. This works faster than the traditional way of sending the RSVP card through post.
4. Use your hashtags
Hashtags are the latest trend in social media. Hashtags are also familiar in E-Invites. You can add your wedding hashtag in your e-invite so that all your guests will be able to tag you in numerous pictures of your wedding. This will be beautiful indeed and we can create personal memories with them.
5. Let your invite speak
Many people are likely to send Video E-invitation nowadays. Videos are really eye catchy ones and will never make your guest miss out on the dates or timings.
6. Follow – ups are must
E-invites for Indian wedding do not need a lot of time. But, people often tend to follow up after sending their invites. We usually call our closest, 6 weeks before the wedding. It would be nice and courteous to follow up through phone or another e-invitation, as a way of reminding them.
Wedding E-Invitation don’ts
Make it simple
It pays not to use more than two fonts in the e-invitation as this will help us maintain continuity in the invite. It helps to remember that more the number of fonts, more the confusion for the guests. Avoid too many logos and designs.
As the attire we wear for the occasion are our own choice, it is not really necessary to mention the dress code in the invitation. This brings us to the end of this note on E-Invites for Indian wedding, which are an important element to communicate the event with our near and dear ones; in this age of rampant social media communication.
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