1. Brides forget to count all the costs like printer ink, re-dos because of mistakes, time involved and postage for mailing odd size invitations.
2. They often don’t turn out as expected and then the disappointed bride wants to scrap them and buy factory made.
3. Brides often get carried away with ribbons and buckles and other items to stuff in the envelope without thinking about postage cost. Professional invitations are designed to fit and hit certain postage price points.
I am not trying to discourage DIY invitations, we personally see great results with them. I just want to caution brides that they should understand the true cost and time involved before they start on the project.