Be My Guest Design

  • Layered Invitations

    What is a layered wedding invitation?

    Layered wedding invitation cards are two pieces of card, digitally printed with your invitation details. They come with a backing layer, an extra card layer attached to your main invite. It provides a little bit more dimension and texture to your wedding invitation.

    Types of Layered Wedding Invitations

    There are two types of layered invites available:

    1. a card layer which is cut slightly smaller which is then adhered to the back, larger layer. The larger card piece serves as a frame/border and adds colour, texture and thickness to your invite.

    Or 2. a vellum layer. Vellum is a translucent paper which is printed on then secured to the back card with an eyelet. The thin see through paper swivels around the eyelet adding movement and a soft, romantic, ethereal dimension.

    Your wedding details are typically printed on the top, vellum layer so that they are clearly legible and the important information gets communicated clearly. Then the back card is printed with a photo or design that shows through the front layer.

    What card options do I have for layered wedding invitations?

    There are lots of options available so this can be an overwhelming option! There is detailed information on each card option here.

    You can also purchase a wedding invitation sample pack to help you make your decision. The cost of the sample pack is redeemable against your future wedding invitation order.

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  • Shipping Delays

    There are currently delivery delays for parcels being sent around New Zealand. Allow for an extra 2 working days for shipping.

    Unfortunately this is beyond our control. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. 

    How can we help?

    If you are local to us here in Mosgiel, you are welcome to arrange collection. We are also dropping off parcels where possible, to try ease the pressure our hard-working couriers are under! You can check the latest update on delivery delays on the NZ Post website.

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  • COVID-19 Procedures Update

    With Covid now in our community, we have changed how we work to minimise risk. Staff are working from home and we are taking turns working in the studio.

    Our preferred method of contact is email as then your message can be easily forwarded to the appropriate person.

    Customers collecting items will be sent instructions for doing so in a contactless manner.

    x Amanda

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  • Comprehensive Gift Guide

    We love celebrating here at Be My Guest Design (hence why we specialise in, you know, celebration stationery!). So celebrating our loved ones with thoughtful gifts is a favourite hobby here at BMG-HQ. This gift idea guide has been compiled to help the stumped, the rushed, the unimaginative try and puzzle out an option for those hard to buy for friends or family.


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  • Wall Art Prints: Your Options

    What are your options for Be My Guest Design’s Wall Art Prints? These are sentimental keepsake vow prints, a pop of colour for your lounge or an inspirational quote.

    Each art print in the Be My Guest range is designed and printed here in New Zealand. They make wonderful presents and are popular for first wedding anniversary gifts.

    It’s simple to customise your print. Pick your favourite design from our range and give us the details. Your designer will draft your print, making tweaks to suit your preferred text and colour changes if necessary. Then once you’ve confirmed it’s perfect, we’ll print it, package it perfectly and get it out to you ASAP.


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