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Invoices are sent online and are processed through Square for the safest and securest transaction. We do not store credit card information on file. Other accepted forms of payment are: cash (if local), or mailed check/money order. If mailing a check, please confirm our address before sending.
HOW DO YOU ACCEPT PAYMENT?
Once the invitations are counted and the necessary assembly has been done, we ship them to you to stuff, seal, and mail out, with instructions on how to do so. Mailing services are available at an additional rate and require an extra mailing agreement form.
DO YOU TAKE THE INVITATIONS TO THE POST OFFICE FOR ME?
If your suite has a belly band, vellum wrap, silk ribbon tie, thread tie, envelope liner, calligraphy addressing, or wax seal stamping, we will do the assembly for those items. The assembly cost will be a line-item in your proposal. With most embellishments, we will wrap the invitation card and leave the rest of the cards for you to stuff with instructions on how to do so. Full assembly is available at an additional rate.
WHAT ASSEMBLY ON THE INVITATIONS DO YOU DO?
We print using three main methods: digital, letterpress and foil. Digital printing can be done on 2ply paper or thinner, excluding handmade paper. We can print digitally in multiple colors so if you want any watercolor design, this is the one for you! Letterpress and foil can be done one color at a time and on any thickness of paper. Letterpress has an impression in the paper to add some texture and is right in the middle cost-wise. Foil is the most expensive printing method, but it's the only one that will leave a metallic shine on paper. For more information on the printing methods, please click below:
WHAT PRINTING METHODS DO YOU USE?
Minted or other large-scale invitation retailers may be a better option for those who are looking for a more cost-effective option, or those who don't find invitations or paper to be a big priority in the wedding day. If you are someone who loves paper, stationery and pretty writing, then an invitation designer will be right up your alley!
Booking an invitation designer will allow you to have a suite that is custom to you and your personality as a couple, your venue and your wedding style. In our studio, we help you bring your vision to life and to create a dream wedding invitation suite that is a forever keepsake and wonderful first impression to your guests. These details and attention to quality, consistency and meaning cannot be found through online invitation shops and are the reason our services hold more value.
WHY ARE YOU MORE EXPENSIVE THAN ONLINE INVITATION STORES SUCH AS MINTED?
Absolutely not! Any design-only projects such as logo design or digital party invitation can be done and delivered online. Invitations, day-of goods and more are available to ship most places in the world!
DO I HAVE TO LIVE IN CALIFORNIA TO WORK WITH YOU?
Since everything is so custom to what you're looking for and your individual preferences, we can only provide a proposal once we get some information about what you're looking for. Custom invitations are broken down by a design fee, and then the printing, material, and production costs are added from there. Custom invitations typically range from $2100-$5600. Semi-custom invitations don't have the design fee, so the pricing is all about your printing options and upgrades. Most semi-custom suites range from $450-$3200.
HOW MUCH DOES EVERYTHING COST?
For more detail on our design process, please click here!
We try to make it as easy as possible for you by providing simple online forms for you to check box your approval or write in your changes. Each piece of the suite is broken down to be approved individually, and a mockup of the full suite is included at the end to get a visual of everything together.
HOW DOES YOUR PROOFING PROCESS WORK?
We understand how stressful it is planning a wedding in the midst of a pandemic, but we are here to adapt with you and adjust accordingly. To read our Covid-19 procedures, click the link below or simply reach out with any specific questions you may have.
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY WEDDING GETS AFFECTED BY COVID-19?
We recommend counting your guest list (per household) to get the most accurate count for your invitation quantity. It is suggested to add 5-10 extras, as re-prints can be costly if they are necessary. The extras are helpful for last-minute add-ons and invitations that may get lost in the mail. A photographer's copy and keepsake copy are included with your invitation package and are not necessary to add into your count.
HOW MANY INVITATIONS
SHOULD I ORDER?
Once your verbiage is submitted, you can expect your design board or first proof within 3-5 business days. From there, design turnaround time will be based on when we receive your feedback. It takes about 1-3 business days to send the next proof after your comments are submitted. Production is about a 10-14 business day turnaround time.
WHAT IS THE TURNAROUND TIME FOR INVITATIONS?
Preferably, at least two months before you'd like to have your invitations in hand.
If your wedding date is further out, but you'd like to get a head start on the design, you are welcome to pay your retainer, start the design process and hit "pause" until we're ready to fine-tune the details once we get closer to your date. Some like to do this as it helps to visualize the invitations, which can help with designing other parts of the wedding in the meantime.
HOW SOON SHOULD I BOOK YOU?
Typically, invitations are sent 6-8 weeks before the wedding. This timeframe gives guests about 3 weeks to respond and 3-4 weeks for you to get your final guest count with enough time. If you're having a destination wedding, 8-10 weeks is more appropriate so guests can book their travel plans. You can always send them earlier if it's a busy time of year (November/December). Save the dates should go out as soon as you know your date and venue but not sooner than 6 months before the wedding (unless it’s destination).
WHEN SHOULD I SEND OUT MY INVITATIONS?
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