If you’d like to send vellum save the dates, lucky you: we just found the best vellum overlays to add to your save the date cards or to order as a complete stationery suite. And if you’re wondering, what the heck is vellum, we’ll tell you that, too. :) Subscribe now for the latest to your inbox!
Vellum is one of the most popular trends for stationery this year. Couples love vellum paper for modern and clean designs; it is a semi-transparent type of paper that is placed on top of a photo card to create a unique look.
If you want your save the dates to look exceptional, just add vellum paper.
We’ll show you how easy it is thanks to these designs from Minted.
Vellum Paper Overlays for Weddings
First, let’s talk about vellum: what is a vellum overlay? Is vellum paper?
What is vellum?
Vellum is a semi-transparent type of paper that, when placed over a photo or card, creates a unique layered look. Vellum overlays are a popular layer to add on top of save the date cards and wedding invitations. It is considered a recent trend, but vellum paper has been available for many years.
Couples love vellum overlays — sometimes referred to as vellum jackets — because they turn an ordinary card into an extraordinary one. If you’ve ever wanted to make your save the date stand out, vellum is probably one of the easiest, most modern, and on-trend ways to do it in an instant. You can select a favorite font, design, and then add a bow to connect it all nicely.
Where to buy vellum overlays
You can buy vellum overlays for wedding invitations or save the dates from here. It becomes vellum save the dates, but the entire thing isn’t constructed from vellum paper. Instead, it is a two-layered process.
How to make vellum overlays
To make your own vellum overlays, do these two steps:
1. Choose a photo card you’ll use.
Do you have a favorite engagement photo? A picture of the two of you together throughout your relationship? A postcard of a favorite place you’ve traveled? Upload the photo and have it printed on a card here.
2. Then, pick out your favorite vellum jacket.
Choose the vellum jacket or overlay you’ll use on top of the photo card you’ve created and customize it here. Once you’ve ordered them, you’ll simple assemble a vellum overlay on top of the photo card, and… ta-da, you have vellum save the dates!
Tie the two pieces together with a simple piece of twine or ribbon, like so:
Now that you know what vellum overlays are and how to create your own look, let’s explore some of the best vellum save the dates.
First, view the wedding vellum paper…
… then see it placed over the card and, voila, a ribbon!
Where to Shop Wedding Vellum Jackets
Ready to make your own vellum save the date cards? Get started now! Click here to customize your own vellum paper for a one-of-a-kind look.
This is a sponsored post with Minted.