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How to Make an Invitation in Adobe Illustrator?

The oldest party invitation ever discovered was a party invitation, which was written around A.D. 100 and until today, we still practice sending invitations for an event. So, if you want to ensure that people attend an event that you are hosting, then here are some guidelines for making invitations:

1. Purpose of the Invitation

Before you can start making your invitation, you need to first settle your guest list. This way, you will know how many people you are going to invite. Next, invitation cards vary, so you need to be specific on your invitation card what your event will be. Are you going to make a birthday invitation, a wedding or marriage invitation, a business opening invitation, a private party invitation, a banquet invitation, or a themed-party invitation?

2. The Look of Your Invitation

How your invitations look matters to the guests. Your invitation card will give the guests a hint on how formal or casual your event will be. You need to fuse the theme of your event to your invitation cards. There are a lot of designs and themes that you can choose from. You can decide to make your invitations look simple, elegant, modern, or creative. You can choose what kind of software you will use to edit and make your sample invitations. You can use Adobe Illustrator since this vector graphics editor is applicable in editing designs.

3. Wording

Your invitation wording is one of the ways to make your event invitation successful. However, you need to understand that there are different ways of making a wording to your invitation. You can't just write whatever you want. If you have a formal event, then you should administer formal wordings. You need to use formal words to invite your guests. Another thing, if your event is a casual event, you need not use formal words. Make sure that your wording applies to the formality or ambiance of your event.

4. Details of the Event

When making an event invitation, you'll need to provide details on what's going to happen. Make sure that you don't forget them. This will guide your guests about attending your event or occasion. Write the time and date when your invitation will take place. Additionally, write the address or location of the event so that your guests will not get lost. In writing the time and date, sometimes, you need to be cautious. Since with formal events, you need to spell out the words and do not abbreviate, this applies to wedding invitations and formal business invitations. However, with less formal events, you are given the freedom to use date abbreviations.


RSVP's matter if you want to know who among your guest lists will come or will not come to your event. You can provide a section on your invitation about the RSVP. There are different channels on how your guests can reach to reply to your invitation. You can write the contact number of the person to be called or notified by the guests. If you want to be contacted through email, you can write the email address of the person that your guests will report to.