If you’re planning a wedding for the latter part of 2021 or the early months of 2022, it’s time to start thinking about sending out save the date cards or wedding invitations. With so many styles and choices to choose from, here are a few predictions about upcoming stationery trends you may want to consider when planning your big day.

Colour scheme

Green, blue and metallic gold fonts have risen in popularity this year, incorporating subtle references to outdoor scenery within shades such as eucalyptus and sage. Reconnecting with nature will be reflected in upcoming wedding invitation designs as couples seek to shake off the lockdown blues.

Ecologically friendly stationery

Sustainability is the key word for 2021, as brides and grooms aim to reduce their carbon footprints with eco-friendly alternatives. Biodegradable paper that is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified guarantees that your wedding isn’t going to be contributing to deforestation. It’s also great to know you’re helping the planet while preparing for your special day.

Keeping it simple

The minimalist look of non-fussy wedding stationery never goes out of fashion. Both this year and next year, couples will be moving away from unnecessary wedding clutter and focusing on the aspects that really matter. Invitations will channel this simple theme, with no-frills fonts and fewer embellishments.

Weddings are all about individualism, and your wedding stationery can be as unique as you are. Post-lockdown nuptial celebrations are likely to focus on ceremonies that are in keeping with a couple’s personal values, so take some time to explore your own ideas before settling on your ideal stationery.