What is vellum paper?
Have you discovered the wonders of Vellum paper? Whether you’re a recent convert or this is the first you’ve heard of it, we thought we’d walk you through how to get the most of this incredible material.
Traditional vellum, like parchment, was an early writing surface. In ancient times, it was made from the skin of calves, goats and lambs. But don’t worry, no animals were used in the making of ours! Instead, we’ve sourced it from industry experts. This article will refers to modern, plant-based vellum, a paper that goes by many names. Besides vellum, it may be referred to as tracing paper, see-through paper, transparent paper and translucent paper.
New trending for wedding invitations
Vellum has a lot of uses! It can be both written and printed on with good results (see below for printing!) and has recently seen a rise in it’s use in wedding stationery. We can print vellum as Save The Date Card; Wedding Invites; RSVP/Reception Card; Place Cards; Belly Bands etc.
Use It As An Enticing Vellum Wrap
The appeal of vellum lies not only its transparency, but also in its versatility. Due to its sheer nature, vellum makes an enticing invitation wrap or overlay, as invitation details are just slightly clouded by this delicate, light-weight paper.
Use It As An Enticing Vellum Overly
Print directly on a vellum overlay for a sharper, bolder look. Your wording will pop while still allowing the invitation card below to peek through. Printed overlays are perfect for placing over photos like shown here.
Foil-Printed On Vellum paper
Foil printing on vellum is a process that adds class and sophistication to multiple types of projects. This specialty printing process uses heat, pressure, and foil to add a shiny or matte, effect to designs or graphics. If you want to foil-print your wedding invitations that would be a great choice for you
Easily use vellum belly bands to finish off your wedding invitations!
Translucent clear belly bands are a beautiful accompaniment to your invitations. They are a perfect way to hold the invitation set of cards together regardless of how thick your wedding suites are. Seal with a wax stamp, sticker or twine and create invitations unique to you.
How Much Do the vellum Invitations Cost?
vellum is not the cheapest nor the most expensive option out there. vellum is pricier than cardstock, but the printing can actually be cheaper. At stylishwedd you will find invitations from $0.65 – $2.8 per invite,buying your wedding stationery at an online retailer like stylishwedd is kind of a no-brainer. Not only are our invitations truly affordable, they come in tons of different styles from rustic wedding invitations to modern and vintage. We’re certain you’ll find a design you love.
Check out the shop now for designs to print your own vellum wedding invitations, menus, and more!