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[vc_row bg_type="bg_color" bg_override="full" bg_color_value="rgba(99,99,99,0.05)"][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Wedding Stationery Glossary" spacer="line_with_icon" spacer_position="middle" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6928|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Other-Terminology-e1498132303713.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Other Terminology|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150" margin_design_tab_text=""]The A to Z of Wedding Stationery[/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="20"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height="yes"][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Wedding Stationery Glossary" alignment="left" spacer="line_with_icon" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6934|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Glossary.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Glossary|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150"]A wowvow ® wiki of wedding stationery![/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="30"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list position="right" style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="Engagement Invitations" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6645|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Engagement-Invitations.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Engagement Invitations|description^null"]You’re newly engaged and you’d like to celebrate! These invitations are for your engagement celebration and for those you intend to invite to your wedding.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="‘Be My Bridesmaid’ Cards" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6648|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Be-My-Bridesmaid-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Be My Bridesmaid Card|description^null"]A lovely memento for your Bridesmaids to keep. ‘Be my Bridesmaid’ cards are usually greeting card style cards to formally ask the question – they’re usually received with whoops of delight!

They can also be found for Ushers, Page Boys and Girls and the Best Man too.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="‘Save The Dates’ or ‘Save the Day’ cards" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6652|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Save-the-Date-Cards.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Save the Date Cards|description^null"]‘Save The Dates’ or ‘Save the Day’ cards are sent before the wedding invitation. Their purpose is to let your guests know the date of the wedding in advance so that they can ‘keep the date free’.

All the formal information to do with the wedding (time, venue etc) are given in the wedding invitation. They’re particularly useful for long engagements, weddings abroad or for families who live some distance and may have to plan travel for the wedding.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Hen Party/Stag Party Invitations" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6656|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Hen-Party-Invitations.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Hen Party Invitations|description^null"]Traditionally organised by the ‘Chief Bridesmaid’ or ‘Best Man’ these invitations cover all the details for those all-important Hen and Stag do’s![/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Wedding Invitations" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6660|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Invitations-001.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Invitations-001|description^null"]Your wedding invitation includes all the information your guests require to attend the wedding such as the date, time and venue.

It’s important to distinguish whether guests are invited to just the wedding ceremony and the evening reception.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Evening Invitations" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6662|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Evening-Invitation.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Evening Invitation|description^null"]An invitation for those guests invited to the evening reception only giving them all the details they need to attend such as date, time and venue.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Enclosures" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6664|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Enclosures.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Enclosures|description^null"]Enclosures are additional information cards or sheets included with the invitation. They’re usually included so that the wedding invitation can remain simple and not be too cluttered with information.

Enclosures vary from wedding to wedding and can include (either together or separately) things like maps, menu choices, accommodation and additional information you wish to keep separately to the main wedding invitation.

Enclosures are usually smaller than the invitation itself and bundled together with the invitation as a small ‘parcel’ or enclosed in an Enfolio ® pocketfold wedding invitation.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="RSVP" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6666|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RSVP-001.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^RSVP-001|description^null"]A separate enclosure often, known as response cards or reply cards, are little cards are invaluable in your wedding planning.

‘RSVP’ stands for ‘Respondez S’Il Vous Plait’ which is French for ‘Please Respond’. They encourage your guests to reply (and give you an excuse to chase up if you include a reply date).

They often include menu choices and notes on special dietary requirements too.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Belly Band" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6668|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Belly-Band.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Belly Band|description^null"]A neat little ‘wrap’ that holds your wedding invitation and enclosures all in place. The can vary from ribbon or twine to printed or laser cut paper. They’re sometimes personalised too.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Presentation Box" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^5919|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Presentation-Box-e1497522336121.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Presentation Box|description^null"]A paper box for your wedding invitation that protects it and is often used instead of an envelope.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Order of The Day" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6671|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Order-of-the-Day.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Order of the Day|description^null"]The Order of The Day is usually a timeline or ‘schedule’ of the events of the day for the guests. It can be presented in various was such as on notice boards, cards and chalkboards. By listing the approximate timings it helps make sure your guests don’t miss anything on the day.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Order of Service and Order of Ceremony" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^5684|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Order-of-Service-e1497439808532.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Order of Service|description^null"]Both do the ‘same job’ but a service is usually religious where as a ceremony is not. These booklets or programs are for your guests to follow the proceedings without hiccups and having to find hymns or songs in hymn books or via a screen.

They detail the order of the proceedings and what is happening at any-one time (especially useful to those who don’t have the best view’ of what’s happening). They list readings and authors, hymns and songs and those reading/singing.

Always remember that if you’re printing the lyric to songs/hymns etc under copyright, unless your venue has its own license, then you should obtain the necessary permissions and pay any associated fees.

The booklets often include details of the Bridal party and sometimes dedications to those not able to share in the celebrations.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Table Plan" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6674|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Table-Plan.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Table Plan|description^null"]Your table plan or seating plan (sometimes called a planner) guides everyone to the correct tables at your wedding breakfast.

They take many decorative forms from ‘Escort Cards’ (individual little cards for each guest which contain the number of their table) and individual lists (presented in creative ways) to framed table plans.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6676|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Escort-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Escort Card|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Escort Cards" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1497886677852{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]Escort cards are a clever way of informing your guests where they’re sitting at the wedding breakfast and in their simplest form are just small envelopes and cards. With the name of the guest on the outside of the envelope and the table number revealed inside they’re very simple and allow for last minute changes if this is likely to be an issue.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6680|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Menu.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Menu|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Menu" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498031820874{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]Simple cards (either individual) or group that list the menu for the guests. Did you know that the ‘Wedding Breakfast’ is known as such because it’s the first meal the couple take together after their wedding?[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6685|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Table-Number.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Table Number|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Table Name Cards or Numbers" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498032582407{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]Vary hugely in design but are essentially labels for your tables to guide your guest to the right table. Traditionally tables are only numbered but now often follow the theme of the wedding or something that is special to the couple such as football teams, places visited, sweets, famous bands or music.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type="bg_color" bg_override="full" parallax_content="parallax_content_value" fadeout_row="fadeout_row_value" seperator_enable="seperator_enable_value" seperator_type="triangle_svg_seperator" seperator_svg_height="30" seperator_shape_background="#ffffff" bg_color_value="rgba(144,192,166,0.3)"][vc_column width="1/2"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="60" height_on_mob="60"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6681|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Place-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Place Card|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Place Setting or Place Card" read_more="more" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwowvow.co.uk%2Fstyling-your-wedding-day%2Fwedding-table-and-party%2Fplace-cards-holders-and-settings%2F|||" read_text="Place Cards, Holders and Settings" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498031967722{padding-right: 60px !important;padding-left: 60px !important;}"]A simple little informative card (usually free standing but it can also be a tag) that denotes your guests seat at the table.

We have a wide range of table place cards that can be printed with the names of your guests as well as place name holders.

Shop now at wowvow ® for wedding table place name cards:[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6683|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Favours.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Favours|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Wedding Favours" read_more="more" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwowvow.co.uk%2Fstyling-your-wedding-day%2Fwedding-table-and-party%2Fwedding-favours%2F|||" read_text="Wedding Favours, Favours Boxes and Gifts" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498032133909{padding-right: 60px !important;padding-left: 60px !important;}"]Often made from paper as little boxes, pouches or bags these contain little gifts or keepsakes for the wedding guests as a memento of the day. They often double up as place settings or place cards and match the wedding stationery. They also serve as part of the wedding table decoration.

We have a wide range of wedding favours, gift card holders, lottery ticket holders and gifts.

Shop now at wowvow ® for wedding favours:[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type="bg_color" seperator_enable="seperator_enable_value" seperator_type="triangle_svg_seperator" seperator_svg_height="30" seperator_shape_background="#ddece4" bg_color_value="#ffffff"][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6687|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Guest-Book.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Guest Book|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Guest Book" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498032795941{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]Often takes many forms but traditionally a hard bound book for the wedding guests to write special messages to the couple on the day. Usually passed around the guests under supervision of the Chief Bridesmaid, Usher or the Best Man.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="80" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6689|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Post-Box.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Post Box|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Wedding Post Box" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498033019784{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]Often a tall decorative box matching the rest of the wedding stationery for your guests to ‘post’ their wedding cards and wishes. It’s often displayed near to the wedding cake or guest book for ease and really helps with the organisation on the day.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="80" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6691|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Thank-You.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Thank You|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Thank You Cards" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498033209498{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]No matter how brief it’s important to say thank you to your guests for sharing your day and especially if they’ve given a wedding gift. Try to make them as personal as possible as it means a lot.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="80" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height="yes" bg_type="image" parallax_style="vcpb-vz-jquery" bg_image_new="id^6260|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Stationery-Fonts-001.jpg|caption^Letterpress type characters of letter - typography|alt^null|title^Typography|description^null" bg_image_repeat="no-repeat" parallax_sense="20" bg_override="full" fadeout_row="fadeout_row_value"][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Paper and Printing Terminology" alignment="right" spacer="line_with_icon" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^5927|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Printing-e1497523408180.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Printing|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150"]Be the boss ! Embossing or Debossing ? wowvow ® knowhow[/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="30"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list position="right" style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="Debossing" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6693|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Debossing.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Debossing|description^null"]Debossing is where the printing plate is placed under pressure to leave an indent of the design in the stock. It is the opposite of embossing. Blind debossing is the effect without using ink or foil.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Deckle Edge" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6697|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Deckle-Edge.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Deckle Edge|description^null"]An attractive scalloped finish on the edge of the stock often used on wedding stationery.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Die" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6699|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Die-for-Die-Cutting.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Die for Die Cutting|description^null"]A die is an etched metal plate that is used to press into stock to create an embossed, debossed or foiled image or type.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Die-cutting" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6703|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Die-Cutting.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Die Cutting|description^null"]Die cuts are shapes cut from stock using a cutting form (a cutter created from metal rules) that’s attached to the press. Shapes can also be die cut into the stock to create interest in the design for example, deckle edges, windows and tags.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Digital Print" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6706|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Digital-Printing.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Digital Printing|description^null"]Digital printing does not require printing plates and is cost effective on smaller quantities so it’s ideal for personalisation and wedding stationery.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Embossing" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6695|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Embossed.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Embossed|description^null"]Embossing is a printing process that uses a male and female die to create a raised design effect on the board stock. Blind embossing is the same process but without an ink or foil.  Embossing is the opposite of ‘debossing’.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Engraving" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6708|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Engraving.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Engraving|description^null"]A process where the printing plate is engraved to create the printed image. Under intense pressure with ink applied the ‘negative engraving’ leaves a raised, printed surface on the stock.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="GSM" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6712|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/GSM.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^GSM|description^null"]GSM is a weight measurement for paper and board products. It stands for grams per square metre. Usually papers fall below 150gsm (approx.) with board stocks above this.

Be careful not to confuse this with ‘thickness’ as a stock with high grammage does not necessarily feel thicker and vice versa.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="Hot Foiling/Stamping" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6716|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Hot-Foiling.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Hot Foiling|description^null"]Foiling is often used to create a metallic finish on a stock (usually metallic silvers and golds) and uses as metal die which is combined with heat, pressure and foil to create the effect.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Laser Cutting" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6720|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Laser-Cutting.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Laser Cutting|description^null"]A process using a laser cutter that effectively burns away the stock to leave the design. Laser cutting can create extremely fine detailed images with hardly any noticeable burn marks on the stock.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Letterpress" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6379|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Letterpress.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Letterpress|description^null"]Letterpress is a traditional printing technique in which a metal plate is etched or engraved so that the design itself is raised. With pressure and ink the design is imposed onto the stock, traditionally you should not be able to feel the print on the paper but since it’s very tactile it’s more common for the pressure applied to be high enough for the design to be debossed at the same time.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Litho Printing" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6722|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Litho-Printing.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Litho Printing|description^null"]Litho printing (or lithography) is a printing technique that involves a plate pressing litho ink colours onto the stock to create the design. Since a printing plate has to be produced it’s often only economical for larger print runs.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Offset Printing" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6724|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Offset-Printing.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Offset Printing|description^null"]In this printing process the image is transferred to another substrate (usually a rubber blanket) before being transferred to the stock to create the print.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Proof" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6726|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Proof-to-check.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Proof to check|description^null"]The sample design and text exactly as it will appear before printing. Printers ask you to check this carefully before the print run proceeds as after the final proof no changes can be made.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Screen Printing" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6728|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Screen-Printing.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Screen Printing|description^null"]This type of printing involves a prepared ‘screen’ or ‘mesh’ that has lots of tiny holes that the ink is forced through with a roller onto the stock.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Thermography" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6734|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Thermography.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Thermography|description^null"]Thermographic printing is a more cost effective process to engraving producing a similar ‘raised effect’. Using ink, thermography powders and heat the powder fuses onto the ink to create the effect.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Paper Types" alignment="left" spacer="line_with_icon" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6930|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Stationery-Styles-e1498132789831.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wedding Stationery Styles|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150"]Textured, Kraft, Vellum, Glitter, etc ... we've got it covered![/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="30"][ultimate_carousel infinite_loop="off" autoplay="off" arrow_style="circle-bg" arrow_bg_color="#f899b9" arrow_color="#ffffff" next_icon="ultsl-arrow-right2" prev_icon="ultsl-arrow-left2" dots="off"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6737|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Pearlescent-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Pearlescent Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Pearlescent" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2F|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Stock with a sheen or pearl finish. Sometimes on one side only. Often not suitable for inkjet printing.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6739|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Matt-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Matt Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Matt/Plain " read_more="box" link="url:%20http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2F|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Stock that has no sheen or texture and usually suitable for all types of printing.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6741|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/SIlkweave-Textured-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^SIlkweave Textured Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Textured" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fembossed-pearlescent-a4-card|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Stock that has a subtle texture that occurs from the making. Usually suitable for many types of printing but make sure that the texture does not impede your own printer.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6749|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Glitter-Card-Rose-Gold.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Glitter Card - Rose Gold|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Glitter" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fglitter-paper-card-and-stationery|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Available in low-shed and non-shed varieties. Lovely for DIY wedding stationery.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6641|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Embossed-Stock.jpg|caption^null|alt^null|title^Embossed Stock|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Embossed" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fembossed-pearlescent-a4-card|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Stock that has been embossed (often with a roller) to create a texture on the surface. Usually only on one side, suitable for many types of printer but check your own printer’s capabilities.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6743|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Kraft-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Kraft Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Kraft and Recycled" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fkraft-and-crush-recycled-a4-card|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Kraft stock in Kraft brown colour.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6638|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Cotton-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Cotton Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Cotton Paper" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]A paper that is made from cotton fibres. Luxurious and rich it’s often expensive.[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6755|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Valentina-Bouquet-Decorative-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Valentina Bouquet Decorative Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Decorative" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fdecorative-papers-a4-and-a3|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Printed patterned papers. The wowvow ® decorative papers are printed on a high quality 110gsm pearlised (on one side) stock and are available in A4 and A3 sizes.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6745|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Handmade-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Handmade Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Handmade" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Ffabric-mulberry-and-twist-a4-paper-and-acard|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Papers that are made by hand. Expect thicker paper, flecks, blemishes and subtle marks which are all part of its charm.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6747|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Vellum.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Vellum|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Vellum " read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fvellum-paper-a4-and-a3|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]A type of stock that’s translucent almost like tracing paper. Often used in overlays, wraps and for decorative effect in invitations.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6753|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Mirri-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Mirri Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Mirri" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fmirri-card-mirri-silk-mirri-sparkle-a4|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Mirri card is the original mirror card produced by Celloglas. Available in mirror, silk and sparkle effects.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6759|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Pebble-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Pebble Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Pebble Paper" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fdecorative-pebble-papers-a4|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Pebble paper (also know as sequin paper) is a beautiful deeply embossed paper with pebbly 'sequin' like shapes. A very popular paper for DIY wedding stationery.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6761|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Foiled-Card.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Foiled Card|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Foiled" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Ffoiled-pearlescent-papers-a4|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Foiled papers can be used to add a luxurious element to your wedding stationery design and can be used for matting and layering, tags and envelope liners.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6763|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Flocked-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Flocked Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Flock" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Fdecorative-flock-papers-a4|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Flocked paper add a lovely 'velvety' texture to wedding stationery and are ideal for layering, belly bands, backing papers, etc.

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6765|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Mulberry-Paper.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Mulberry Paper|description^null" img_width="200" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Mulberry" read_more="box" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wowvow.co.uk%2Fdiy-wedding-stationery%2Fdecorative-paper-and-card%2Ffabric-mulberry-and-twist-a4-paper-and-acard|||" pos="top" desc_font_color="#636363"]Mulberry paper can be cut with scissors or for a 'feathered' look just wet the tip of a small paintbrush with water and tear!

wowvow ® shopnow[/bsf-info-box][/ultimate_carousel][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_height="yes" bg_type="image" parallax_style="vcpb-vz-jquery" bg_image_new="id^6260|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wedding-Stationery-Fonts-001.jpg|caption^Letterpress type characters of letter - typography|alt^null|title^Typography|description^null" bg_image_repeat="no-repeat" parallax_sense="20" bg_override="full" fadeout_row="fadeout_row_value"][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Styles of wedding stationery" alignment="right" spacer="line_with_icon" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^5419|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Invitation-Wording-e1497193330483.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Invitation Wording|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150"]Gatefolds, Pocketfolds, Tentfolds, etc. Welcome to the fold![/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="30"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list position="right" style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="Enfolios ®" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6776|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/enfolio-logo-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^enfolio logo-01|description^null"]Enfolio ® is the trademark for the pocketfold and wallet designs belonging to wowvow ®.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Envelope Liners" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6778|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Envelope-Liner-02.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Envelope Liner-02|description^null"]Plain or decorative paper cut to size to fit the front and flap of the envelope. Usually matching or coordinating with the wedding invitation they not only add a touch of luxury but their addition protects the invitation inside.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Flat Board or Postcard Style" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6772|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Postcard-Flat-Style-Invitation.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Postcard Flat Style Invitation|description^null"]Also known as panel cards they’re simply cut pieces of stock (either single layer or layered together). Available in various sizes they usually fit standard envelope sizes.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Gatefold Wedding Invitation (Shutter Fold)" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6782|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Gatefold-Wedding-Stationery-Style-02-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Gatefold Wedding Stationery Style-02-01|description^null"]Available in various sizes and sometimes called ‘wardrobe invitations’ where the centre panel opens out to reveal the information inside. They’re usually tied together with ribbon or a belly band.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Landscape / Portrait" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6786|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Landscape-Portrait.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Landscape Portrait|description^null"]The orientation of the stock, landscape is where the longest edge is horizontal.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][info_list style="circle with_bg" font_size_icon="24" icon_border_style="outset" icon_border_size="5" border_color="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" connector_color="#636363"][info_list_item list_title="Pocketfolds" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6794|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Enfolio-Pocketfold-01-01-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Enfolio Pocketfold-01-01-01|description^null"]Various styles of invitation designs that fold out to reveal ‘pockets’ inside. They’re especially useful for keeping enclosures neat and tidy.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Single Fold / Greeting Card Style" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6790|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Creased-Card-A5-3D-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Creased Card A5 3D-01|description^null"]Available in various sizes (usually to match standard envelope sizes) with a single crease so that the card can stand up (similar to a birthday card).[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Tent Fold" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6796|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Tentfold-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Tentfold-01|description^null"]Available in various sizes and the same as a greeting card style with the intention of the crease running parallel to the horizontal.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Tri Fold" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6798|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Trifold-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Trifold-01|description^null"]Also known as 'Accordian' or 'Z' fold. With two creases the design opens out to reveal three panels.[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title="Wallets" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6799|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Wallet-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Wallet-01|description^null"]Wallets are a style of invitation that have just one ‘pocket’ that the invitation is stored inside.[/info_list_item][/info_list][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading="Other terminology" alignment="left" spacer="line_with_icon" line_height="1" line_color="#636363" icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6928|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Other-Terminology.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Other Terminology|description^null" img_width="48" line_width="150"]Other wedding stationery terminology![/ultimate_heading][ultimate_spacer height="20"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6812|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Calligraphy-Heart.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Calligraphy Heart|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Calligraphy" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498060495728{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]The art of beautiful handwriting, usually with pen and ink.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6816|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Monogram-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Monogram-01|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Monograms" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498061228954{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]A design usually created from the initials of the couple.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/3"][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][bsf-info-box icon_type="custom" icon_img="id^6814|url^http://www.wowvow.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Font-logo-01.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^Font logo-01|description^null" img_width="75" icon_style="advanced" icon_border_style="outset" icon_color_border="rgba(99,99,99,0.2)" icon_border_size="5" icon_border_radius="500" icon_border_spacing="10" title="Font" hover_effect="style_2" pos="top" title_font_style="font-weight:bold;" css_info_box=".vc_custom_1498060792125{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;}"]The style of text used for your stationery. Some fonts are open source, some require licenses.[/bsf-info-box][ultimate_spacer height="40" height_on_mob_landscape="0" height_on_mob="0"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]