Custom Bilingual Wedding Programs

If you are hosting a multicultural wedding, a great way to insure that all of your guests feel a part of the celebration, is by providing them with bilingual wedding programs. This is a fantastic option if your ceremony incorporates traditions from both of your cultures, as some traditions may not be familiar to all in attendance.

digital-Indian-bilingual-wedding-programClick here to see more of Jasmin, our Indian mehendi inspired design.

While designing your bilingual wedding programs, you can also choose to add one or more of our customization options. For no additional charge, you can incorporate any of our gallery motifs, choose to include religious symbols from our extensive list, pick your perfect fonts, and select inks that fit the feel and theme of your ceremony.

digital-bilingual-wedding-programClick here to see more of Zena, our elaborate, floral, baroque inspired motif! 

If you’d like to continue to customize your programs, we have a variety of other options that include foil stamping, over 150 colored papers, custom artwork, round cornering and more. All of these options are upgrades and can be included for an additional charge.

indian-bilingual-wedding-programsClick here to see more of Sindhu, our romantic Indian paisley design!

Your bilingual wedding programs can also be formatted in a number of ways. Single cards, booklets, folded cards, double sided cards, and more are all available to you for your special day. If you are hosting an outdoor wedding, a great option is a program fan that can help keep your guests cool during your ceremony.

digital-fall-wedding-bilingual-programsClick here to view more of Autumn, our maple leaf motif! 

If you’re interested in ordering bilingual wedding programs for your upcoming nuptials, contact us today for a quote and to get started. If you are also looking to order your wedding invitations though us, be sure to mention the Wedding Day Special and get 10% off all of your wedding day stationery, including programs, menus, place cards, escort cards and more!

Custom Bilingual Wedding Programs was last modified: July 28th, 2015 by Ajalon

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Olivia and Augustus’ Letterpress Wedding Invitation

Marissa

gold-vintage-rustic-letterpress-lace-inspired-wedding-invitationMarissa is a formal and classic invitation design. An intricate, vintage, floral inspired motif frames your wedding monogram, and makes this invitation truly timeless.

Olivia and Augustus opted to add to the elegance of this design by printing their invitation and rsvp card in Pantone 7551, a soft yellow-gold. They also chose fonts (Helinda Rock for the names and Baskerville Old Face for the body) that pair nicely with the graphic elements of the invitation.

If you are taken by this design like Olivia and Augustus were, feel free to contact us today for a free consultation and quote! Remember, all of our designs are 100% customizable and can be printed digitally, with letterpress or you can add a touch of opulence to your invitation with some sparkling silver, yellow gold, rose gold, copper or colored foil.

Click on the video below to see how this beautiful invitation was made! 

Olivia and Augustus’ Letterpress Wedding Invitation was last modified: July 28th, 2015 by Ajalon

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Custom Themed Prom Invitations and Tickets

Next to graduation, the prom is one of the most important events for many high school students. If you are on the prom committee, that could translate into a lot of pressure to ensure everything is perfect. Let us help you take some of the pressure off. Here at Invitations by Ajalon, we create elegant, high-quality invitations that are 100% customizable to match the theme and feel of your event. Whether your theme is Roaring 20’s, Winter Wonderland, Great Gatsby, Masquerade Ball, Arabian Nights, Viva Las Vegas, Under the Sea, or Mardi Gras, we can turn your vision into a reality.

roaring 20's Great Gatsby themed prom invitations

See more of Chicago, our art-deco, Great Gatsby inspired invitation design! 

All of your gallery designs can be customized to your liking, or if you’re interested in creating a one-of-a-kind design for your Prom, Homecoming or even your Grad Night, we have a design team that is here to assist you. With over 150 colored and textured papers to choose from, along with a wide selection of inks, you’re sure to find invitations and tickets that are the perfect fit.
Arabian nights themed prom invitation prom ticket

See more of Avani, one of our stunning Indian invitation designs, perfect for a Bollywood or Arabian Nights themed prom or event!

Contact us today to get a quote for your proms digital, letterpress and foil invitations or tickets! You can also check out our Pinterest board for some great decor ideas!

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Modern Indian Color Palette – Coral and Navy

Traditionally, Indian weddings are known for their bright and bold color palettes. However, a new trend in Indian weddings is changing that. Coral and navy are quickly becoming a popular alternative to the fuchsia, teal, jade and red that have for so long been associated with these extravagant, multi-day events.

This slightly-muted color combination speaks both to masculine and the feminine sensibilities. The dark and powerful blue contrasts beautifully against the soft, blush undertones of the coral. For those opting for a more ornate and opulent look, you can easily mix in gold to add a level of warmth and shimmer to your wedding day.

coral and navy Indian mandala wedding invitationSee more of Wamil, our Indian mandala invitation design!

Indian bride in coral, navy and gold wedding lehenga

I love the design of this coral, navy and gold Indian wedding reception dress.

navy and coral letterpress wedding invitation mandala design

Wamil is quickly becoming one of our most popular Indian invitation designs and looks stunning in this navy and coral color palette.

gold painted white three-tier Indian wedding cake

The gold brushed painting on this three-tier wedding cake is made even more beautiful with the coral and gold sugar flowers.

coral and navy letterpress Indian wedding invitation cardSee more of Vara, our Taj Mahal inspired, floral Indian invitation design!

Indian bride in a gold and coral lehenga with groom

This Indian bride looks absolutely radiant in her coral and gold lehenga, while her groom looks handsome in his navy and gold dhoti sherwani.

letterpress Indian wedding card in coral and navy

Vara, our structural Taj Mahal-inspired motif is even more beautiful with the its floral accents. These contrasting hard and soft elements work perfectly with the navy and coral color palette.

If your equally taken by this beautiful color palette, you can see more wedding day inspiration on our Pinterest board!

Modern Indian Color Palette – Coral and Navy was last modified: July 23rd, 2015 by Ajalon

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Custom Letterpress Business Cards and More!

Although we’re mostly known for our wedding and event day invitations, here at Invitations by Ajalon, we’ve taken those years of experience in digital, letterpress and foil printing and applied it to a variety of other ventures including custom business stationery! With a large variety of options including embossing, die-cutting, edge painting and round cornering, it’s easy to create one-of-a-kind paper products for your company.

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We offer a wide range of digital inks (CMYK) and soy-based Pantone inks for letterpress and offset printing. Foil is also available in over a dozen different colors, with both hi-shine and matte finishes. You can also opt to combine two or more printing styles to create something truly memorable and unique. For example, by creating a design that incorporates letterpress and foil, you’ll end up with a card with both shine and texture.

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In the market for business cards, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, flyers or presentation folders? With the help of our design team we can create any one of these items for you using a variety of print methods to meet any budget. Contact us today for a quote and to see what we can do for you and your business!

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Asian Wedding Invitation Customization – Pocket Folders and Pochettes

There are plenty of options available for you to customize your wedding invitation suite. With each detail you add, you are creating a unique, one-of-a-kind invitation that your guests are sure to love.

My favorite items on our customization page are our invitation enclosures. No matter which style of enclosure you choose, they are a stunning way to tie together your invitation suite and add a level of opulence.  A couple of your options include:

Pocket Folders: These are perfect for holding your schedule of events, accommodations cards, sangeet or mehendi card, map or directions card and your rsvp card.

custom Chinese cherry blossom invitation pocket folder Intrigued by the Chinese cherry blossom and paisley motif on this pocket folder? Click here to see more of our Mai invitation design!

traditional chinese border invitation in red pocket folder

To see more of our geometric, Asian inspired Meiling invitation, click here!

Pochette: A pochette is a decorative enclosure without pockets. Typically with pointed or rounded flaps, these are a stunning way to frame your custom invitation design.

japanese water wedding invitation with petal enclosureIs this tranquil Japaneses inspired water invitation design catching your eye? Click here to see more! 

Asian elephent belly band navy pocket folderBangkok is just one of our multicultural, elephant inspired designs. Click here to see more! 

Check out more ways to customize your wedding invitation suite by visiting our website! Whether you are in the market for an Asian, Indian, modern, romantic or classically themed invitation design, our designers can help your create the perfect invitation for your wedding day. Contact us today for a quote or to place an order!

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Custom Bar Mitzvah Invitations

There is so much to do when planning an event as big, and important as your son’s bar mitzvah. It’s easy to let things fall through the cracks, but one that you should make sure to put at the top of your to-do list is the invitations. With so many invitation choices these days, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, but here at Invitations by Ajalon, we’re here to help you though the process from beginning to end.

All of our invitation designs are 100% customizable to fit the theme and feel of your son’s special day. Whether he is opting for a more traditional, Star of David motif, or a custom design to match his video game, super hero, race car, sports team or music themed celebration, our graphic design team can bring his vision to life.

With various printing methods available, including digital, letterpress and foil stamping, there is something for every budget. With over 150 colored papers, countless ink choices and over a dozen customization options, it’s easy to create a unique invitation that will get guests talking!

star of david bar mitzvah invitation

Star of David Jewish bar mitzvah menu place card

Click here to see more images of our David invitation design!

bar mitzvah letterpress invitation with paper layer

digital Star of David bar mitzvah menu place card

Click here to see more images of our Joshua invitation design!

Interested in placing an order invitations for your son’s bar mitzvah? Contact us today for a quote or to set up a free phone or in-person consultation. You can also check out our mar mitzvah board on Pinterest event day inspiration!

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The Hottest Wedding Dress Trends of 2015

Are you on trend?

With 2015 now half over, we are starting to see a clear trend in bridal fashion. Brides are getting bolder with their dress selections, opting for modern twists on classic designs. Below are five of the top dress trends of this year. Whether you are looking for a dress that’s sexy and sleek, bold and edgy, romantic and timeless, or glitzy and glamorous, you’re sure to find a style that’s perfect for you.

Off the Shoulder

Every year designers put new and modern twists on otherwise timeless looks. This is one of them. The off-the-shoulder wedding dress has been popular for decades, but by paring it with low-cut backs, unexpected fabrics and bling, they are giving this classic look a breath of fresh air.

off the shoulder lace sexy wedding dress

I love this off-the-shoulder wedding dress. The low back adds a sexy feel to this stunning lace dress.

white off the shoulder wedding dress

This fit and flare, off-the-shoulder dress is elegant and timeless.

19th century tile motif letterpress invitation

Roco is a stunning yet simple 19th century tile design and it perfectly mimics the neckline of these of-the-shoulder dresses.

Collars

No wedding dress design is more regal than a high collar. From Grace Kelly to Kate Middleton, this elegant and feminine look is truly timeless. Though this look has always been popular, designers such as Marchesa and Naeem Khan are continuing to add new twists to this modest look.

princess Kate Middletons wedding dress

Princess Kate looked regal in her lace-collared wedding dress.

high colored sexy lace wedding dress

This high-collared dress is both sexy and elegant with the combination of sheer, nude lace and crystal beading.

lace invitation set with letterpress belly band

Chantilly lace was very popular with members of French Royalty, making this motif perfect for your regal wedding.

Tulle Skirts

If you are looking for a light and airy option for your big day, this trend is perfect for you. The tulle skirt continues to gain in popularity. Its sheer quality is perfect if your looking for an edgy and sexy design. At the same time, this lightweight fabric can be layered on to give you that “ball gown look” without wearing 60 lbs of satin down the aisle.

tulle wedding dress with illusion neckline

This sheer wedding dress isn’t for everyone. But the high slits in the tulle skirt and the beaded illusion neckline is perfect for an adventurous bride.

layer tulle wedding dress with sweetheart neck

The voluminous-layered tulle skirt on this wedding dress is modern, while still being classic.

classic airy wedding invitation with simple border

The timeless and open quality of our Belle Mer invitation design speaks to the light and airy feel of these tulle gowns.

Unusual Colors

If you are truly looking for a modern and edgy look for your big day, the colored wedding dress is the trend for you. Whether you opt for a soft blush, or a bold red, the options for colored wedding dresses seem to increase every year. Designers such as Monique Lhuillier, Hayley Paige and Kelly Faetanini all debuted colored dresses on this year’s runway.

blush colored mermaid wedding dress

For those of you looking to go against tradition, this blush mermaid style wedding dress is a great option!

gold ombree crystal wedding dress

This ombre gold, crystal encrusted wedding dress would be stunning for the bride wanting to challenge the norm, without going too far off the beaten path.

gold foil and black letterpress wreath monogram wreath  invitation

Our Cathryn motif is a stunning choice to pair with a gold colored wedding dress.

Gatsby Inspired

This is a trend that has definitely been influenced by Hollywood. These 20’s inspired looks began their rais in popularity with the May 2013 release of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. This is a glamorous trend that appears to have staying power.

great gatsby inspired wedding dress

I’m in love with the back of this Great Gatsby-inspired wedding dress. The level of detail in the beading and embroidery is stunning!

gold and silver roaring 20s gatsby dress

The gold and silver beading and embroidery on this 20’s inspired dress is gorgeous. Perfect for a Gatsby themed wedding.

Great Gatsby aret-deco gold and black invitation

Our Chicago design is a great option for your Gatsby inspired wedding.

If you find yourself inspired and looking for more dress ideas, head over to our Pinterest board. Looking for other wedding must haves, such as invitations or wedding day menus, place cards or programs? Visit our invitation gallery and find the perfect motif for your special day!

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Lyndon & Khama’s Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Lucky Bamboo

bamboo letterpress chinese wedding invitation

Our Lucky Bamboo letterpress wedding invitation design is perfect for an outdoor wedding. The simplistic bamboo motif lends itself to more organic and earthy colors such as greens and browns, but as with all of our invitation designs, Lucky Bamboo can be printed in any number of ink or foil colors.

If you choose, you can also opt to jazz up your invitation with specialty papers ranging in colors and textures. You can also customize your invite lucky bamboo chinese asian wedding invitation with features such as rounded corners, bilingual formatting or the addition of a second paper layer. The options are endless allowing you to create a wedding card that is truly one of a kind.

Interested in how our invitations are made? If you’re like Lyndon and Khama, and opt for a letterpress invitation, your invitation would be printed on our classic Heidelberg press. To see the process for yourself, check out the video below!

If you’re interested in seeing this or any of our other invitation designs in person, head over to our website and order some samples today!

Lyndon & Khama’s Letterpress Wedding Invitations was last modified: July 2nd, 2015 by Ajalon

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