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Basic Invite Review // Sponsored

Happy Sunday and happy week of Thanksgiving! Today I have another amazing company to highlight. I was contacted by Basic Invite and asked to review their products. As soon as I saw their products, I knew it was a YES. Especially with Christmas quickly approaching, I knew this would be a perfect post! They have the cutest holiday cards.

Basic Invite is a company that lets you design & print a wide variety of stationary items such as: thank you cards, wedding invitations, baby announcements, business cards, brochures, and much more! Their tag line is, “Truly Custom Invitations. Your color, your style, instantly.” And they hold up that statement in their design process and their quality products. Here is a few key facts about their overall products:

  • they offer unlimited color combinations with over 160 color options (including foil)
  • only printed on high quality cardstock 
  • you can request custom samples
  • over 100 fonts to choose from 

To better dive into the review, I will be splitting it up into two categories to discuss: designing and finished product. That way you get a good look into each step of the overall process.

The samples I designed: business brochure, thank you card, stationary , and business flyer

Designing 

I am always a little nervous about the design process at a printing company like this; being a picky digital designer, I know what I like and what I want it to look like. Basic Invite has hands down the best designing process, instructions, and system I have ever used. It is simple, user friendly, and very easy to understand and complete.

They also have the most and best options for designing that I have found. Like I mentioned above, they have over 160 colors to pick from and over 100 fonts to use. I was so excited and pleased by the selection-I’m a bit of a font snob so I loved having so many to choose from!

Not only do they have an abundance of things to choose from, they allow you to design and change every little bit of the items. On my stationary picture below, I was able to change the fade color, the hello color and font, and I was able to decide what I wanted to write on the bottom. So if you’re like me and you enjoy designing, this is a great way to have a little help with the basic structure but also have a lot of decisions in your own hands.

They also have a design for anyone. On thank you cards alone, I looked through pages and pages of designs…this company is all about the options- which I love! Just as an example there many categories of each item- so for instance in wedding invitations they have: photo, non-photo, pocket, real wood, black tie, foil, and they give you the option of uploading your own! (that’s only a few I mentioned, there is more). Basic Invite truly has a design for everyone!

Finished Product 

Once you finished designing, then comes printing and shipping. I received my items very fast-within a week I believe. They are fast and high quality. Like they promise, the cardstock is high grade, thick, and great quality. Their printing is clear, crisp, and easy to read. I even used some of my photography and they printed perfectly. The colors are bright and beautiful.

If you are looking for Christmas party invitations or even a holiday office party invitations– Check out Basic Invite! They have some of the best Christmas designs I have seen!

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23 Comments

  • Reply Taylor Fisher

    I’ve never worked with Basic Invite, but now I’m super intrigued to try them! Thanks so much for sharing!

    November 20, 2017 at 4:09 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      They are a great company, definitely keep them in mind for your next project!

      November 20, 2017 at 6:12 pm
  • Reply Beeta

    Oh my goodness, I love all the customization options that Basic Invite offers. They’re all so pretty and make it easy to design your own card without having to be a professional designer. Perfect for the holidays!

    November 20, 2017 at 4:46 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Exactly, I love having so many options to use!

      November 20, 2017 at 6:11 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Exactly! Aren’t they awesome??

      November 20, 2017 at 7:38 pm
  • Reply nikki

    Thanks for sharing! I hadn’t even heard of Basic Invite but I’ll definitely check them out. Thank you!

    November 20, 2017 at 7:38 pm
  • Reply fran

    I need to design a bit of stationary! this is a great post for me! I will try these guys out! thanks for sharing.

    November 20, 2017 at 9:31 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      I hope you like their work!

      November 20, 2017 at 11:03 pm
  • Reply Amy

    Basic invite looks like a fantastic product and super easy to use. I really enjoy designing my own Christmas cards so I will be checking them out this year!

    November 21, 2017 at 2:04 pm
  • Reply Kristin

    What a lovely product! I like the options that you get for designing the cards. They are beautiful!

    November 21, 2017 at 2:31 pm
  • Reply Marie

    I’ve never heard of this business but these look great! I like all the selections they have! Definitely gives customers the ability to truly customize their stationary!

    November 21, 2017 at 3:20 pm
  • Reply Alyssa Bouma

    i had never heard of basic invite before, but these look great! Everything they have to offer is very helpful. thanks for sharing!

    November 21, 2017 at 3:27 pm
  • Reply sarah

    Oh my goodness I love basic invite! They have such fun designs and ideas!

    November 21, 2017 at 3:51 pm
  • Reply cori

    These are perfection! I have never worked with Basic invite but i am looking forward to in the future!

    November 21, 2017 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply Nicola

    Basic Invite sounds like a great company to print through! I love how there are so many options for customization. I’m pretty sure I could spend an entire day going through all the font and colour options to make my design absolutely perfect. Very nice!

    November 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Yes! It took me a while but I loved it!

      November 22, 2017 at 3:43 am
  • Reply Jess

    Oh my! This looks so easy to use, and the ability to make so many personal choices is incredible. This is my kind of company. I will keep them in mind when I am choosing my Christmas Cards this year.

    November 21, 2017 at 6:40 pm
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Yes definitely take a look at them for Christmas cards! It’s so nice to be able to do so much in the design process

      November 22, 2017 at 3:42 am
  • Reply Chelsea W.

    Basic Invite looks like a great option for stationary! I love how you can customize every detail!

    November 22, 2017 at 12:33 am
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Yes! It’s very fun to use!

      November 22, 2017 at 3:41 am
  • Reply Jamie

    Perfect timing! Everyone is looking for cards this time of year- what a helpful review! The design process sometimes is a headache for me, I’m glad to hear theirs is so user friendly. That’s important!

    November 22, 2017 at 1:51 am
    • Reply hilaryparr2015@gmail.com

      Yes, very easy to use!!

      November 22, 2017 at 3:41 am
  • Reply Kym

    Awwq the newborn photos are so precious! I absolutely love the cards. The design is so elegant

    November 22, 2017 at 5:40 pm
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