It is just as easy to find cheap custom baby shower invitations as it is to find expensive ones. You just need to have patience and be open to non-traditional methods.
Print the Baby Shower Invitations Yourself
You can get nice looking generic invitations that you print yourself at party supply stores. By printing them yourself you can create custom baby shower invitations with your own artwork and details. It allows you complete freedom to say exactly what you want to say. These types of invitations are typically inexpensive and are easy to print yourself. Look for ones that have complete instructions or a template that you can get. It should also have a test sheet or two so you can make sure the invitation is right before you print all of them. This will be more time consuming than having a store print them for you so be sure you have the time and patience for it.
Online Custom Baby Shower Invitations
If you are okay with sending the invitation through email rather than mailing them, you can find inexpensive online invitations. There are many sites that will let you customize an email invitation very inexpensively or even for free. Doing it all online also can help you keep better track of who has and has not responded. Most online invitation sites have a system to help you track RSVPs. These types of custom baby shower invitations also do not require any postage so help save on those costs. This is a good option if everyone on the guest list is comfortable using email.
Look for Sales and Discounts
Some online retailers that do custom baby shower invitations sometimes offer sales or discounts. If you find a retailer that has an invitation that you like, check their website for promotional codes for discounts on your purchase. A general search online for coupons for that retailer might turn up something as well. You might want to consider getting on their mailing list since some sites will send you coupons in the mail. If you are looking for shower invitations at a regular retail store, it does not hurt to ask if they have any discounts on what you want to buy or if there are sometimes sales on those items. If you can wait for a few weeks, you might want to so that you can try to get a coupon or discount.