One of my favorite things about custom-designing every order is the flexibility to very easily incorporate ideas that clients come up with. After a couple design proofs with a more traditional layout including two languages, they asked if it was possible to split the languages up “similar to an upside down kids’ book” – or a reversible book.


The two passport covers in the photo below are actually showing the front and back covers of the same passport invitation. The back cover was rotated 180° and is actually upside-down when you are looking at the right-side up front cover. The invitation wording page and identification page appears in both the front and back of the book – once in English, and once in Portuguese. The 2 middle pages featured a colorful map of Portugal, a perfect “centerfold” for the other 4 pages because it doesn’t particularly matter which way you read it from.Portugal wedding passport invitation in two languages


2 versions of RSVP cards were printed and each guest received the language most appropriate for them along with the bi-lingual invitation. Inside of dual language passport invitationA vintage map of Portugal was used as a watermark background for the invitation and passport photo pages, and the stamp artwork was personalized as usual in a bright aqua to coordinate with the wedding colors. The Portugal coat of arms was imprinted with silver foil on both sides of the booklet.Map of Portugal inside passport wedding invitationAnother fun and personal touch they asked to add was a different candid photo on the second identification page! Inside 3 of dual language invitationLet me know in the quote request if you are looking for a way to efficiently send a bilingual invitation for your destination wedding. Yours will be completely customized for you, and we can incorporate any ideas you have.