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Category Archives: Invitations

Basic Information to Include in the Invitation

This may seem elementary, but you won’t believe how often people forget to note the most important details on the invitation (Dr. Simcha has so many funny stories about it… it is for another time!). Check carefully this list if … Continue reading

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Decide on the Invitation’s Tone

Before you decide on anything that has to do with the details and the design of the Bar Mitzvah invites – meditate! Think about the tone and level of formality that you would like your invitation to have. Try to … Continue reading

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Budgeting

Don’t overpay! You can get a great look at a reasonable cost. Here are Dr. Simcha’s tips and guidelines on how to get a great looking invitation at a reasonable cost. Dr. Simcha received a very affordable Bat Mitzvah invitation … Continue reading

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Design, Paper & Theme

Design – General There is no standard etiquette for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah invitation. There are endless ways to design one. Creativity, creativity, creativity, the Doc always says. There is great room for personalization in invitation design, so enjoy … Continue reading

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Colors, Fonts & Graphics

  Colors “Imagination is the beginning of creation” the Doctor poetically says. Let your imagination work and keep those colors delicious! Try to fit the colors of the invitation paper, graphics, fonts and envelopes to the basic elements of your … Continue reading

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Invitation Wording

Invitation Wording Samples The wording of a B-Mitzvah invitation commonly is made of two parts. The first part, the opening verse includes a somehow poetic description of the occasion, the name of the Mitzvah boy or girl and the invitation … Continue reading

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Invitations Wording Examples – Opening Verses I

Let us help you with your invitation wording! We’ve arranged many sample wordings for Bar and Bat Mitzvah invitations. Let’s start with the opening verses, ok? We have many opening verses for you, divided into groups according to popular words … Continue reading

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Invitations Wording Examples – Opening Verses II

Opening verses with the word “tradition”   Opening verses with the expression “called to the Torah” Opening verses with the expression “celebration”

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Invitations Wording Examples – Closing Verses

Now that we have an opening verse for our invitation, it is time to fix a closing verse for it. It’s easy! Here again, we have some wording samples for you. Anyway, there is not much to think about. This … Continue reading

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Working with Hebrew

Dr. Simcha loves invitations with Hebrew wording! These biblical letters remind us of the sacred source of this precious ceremony. It will also add flair and pizzazz to your work! At medaberet ivrit? Having your invites in Hebrew may be … Continue reading

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When to Order the Invitations?

Order your invitations as soon as your date, time and place of the bat/bar mitsva party have been confirmed. Four to six months before the event is Dr. Simcha's suggestion. The more time you give yourself, the less stressed you’ll … Continue reading

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Shopping for your Invitation

 Choose carefully your vendor, because you will need: helpful service. tons of flexibility, patience and advice. helpful and pleasant vendor to deal with. someone with experience to guide you through the process (in addition to Doctor Simcha!) Pink Striped Bat … Continue reading

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How Many Invitations to Order?

To calculate the number of invitations to order, count one invitation for each of the following: couple (married or living together); each child 18 years old or older; single guest; fiancĂ©e / fiancĂ© of a guest (Dr. Simcha can get … Continue reading

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Sending the Invitations to Print

Ask to view an online proof before the bar/batmitzvah invitations is sent to print. Why?  Possible printer’s error;  Just in case your wording and text placement turns out to look not as great as you first thought; Some companies charge … Continue reading

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Envelopes

It is so exciting when you actually get the invitation in hand! Now it is time to work on the envelopes. 1 or 2 envelopes?    Addressing the envelopes        Writing down the details    Stuffing the envelopes … Continue reading

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Mailing the Invitations

Sending the invitations can be pretty scary. It is a big step in the process! Dr. Simcha knows people who sat on their invitations for a week before they got up the courage to mail them. The good news is … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Printable Invitations

Do-it-yourself Invitations can be a major cost, especially for large parties as BM. However, with a little creativity and time, you can make your own printable invitations, even if you have no artistic skills. A warning: creating your own printable … Continue reading

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Response Cards

Mailed the invitations? Here you go on that rollercoaster of waiting for the response cards. That is always an exciting time. So much fun anticipating the mail each day! General Resopnse cards are often called R.S.V.P cards. R.S.V.P stands for … Continue reading

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Placecards

About placecards Placecards tell each guest where to sit and prevent confusion. The custom is to have all the placecards presented in alphabetical order on a table outside the Bar / Bas Mitzvah venue. The cards are usually personalized with … Continue reading

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Save the Date Cards & Magnets

About “Save the Date” notices   Save the date cards & magnets are an efficient and original way to make your guests remember your big day and allow them adjust their plans so they can attend. Consider sending the Save … Continue reading

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