We will do everything…
… except plan the rest of your wedding.
It all begins with the first consultation. We will sit down together and talk about what you envision for your dream invitation. Have a lot of ideas? Great! We can talk about all the things that inspire you. Don’t know where to begin? That’s fine too! I will help steer you in the right direction. Below are some options to consider when thinking about your custom creation.
Flat cards are the golden standard. They are used for all types of stationery including save the dates, wedding invitations, and personal announcements.
Folded cards can be designed in both portrait and landscape layouts. They are great for thank you cards and seasonal greetings.
Standard Fold & Gate Fold
Fan folding (also known as accordion folding) is best used for map-style invitations, programs, and truly unique wedding invitation concepts.
A multi-page document bound at the spine, booklets are best suited for programs and other text-heavy items.
Digital prints are made on a high volume laser or large format inkjet printer. This on-demand printing method means no set-up fees and short turn around times.
Benefits: Unlimited color options, the fastest production time, and the least expensive price point. Hard to argue with that!
Pricing — $$
In offset printing the inked image on a printing plate is printed on a rubber cylinder and then transferred (i.e. offset) to paper. Ink colors are mixed in cans from Pantone or CMYK colors for exact matches.
Benefits: Consistent high-quality images and beautiful vibrant colors are the biggest benefits of offset printing. You will also be able to print on many different paper types & weights. The turnaround time is also very reasonable at under 2 weeks.
Pricing — $$$
Thermography, or thermo, is a printing style that combines traditional wet ink with a powder compound. The fusion of the materials results in the appearance of shimmery raised letters.
Benefits: The raised ink will create a more formal look and will also give your design texture and dimension. It’s a fun finish that your guests will adore. The turnaround time is also very reasonable at under 2 weeks.
Pricing — $$$
Foil stamping is the application of metallic foil to paper where a heated die-cut of the design is stamped onto the foil, making it adhere to the surface of the paper.
Benefits: The metallic foil will add depth and generous shine. Recently a more popular method, it adds effortless flair and glamour.
Pricing — $$$$$
Return Address Labels
A return address label will be designed to match your stationery, then printed digitally on each envelope in black.
Addressing Your Envelopes
Our calligrapher will handwrite each guest’s addresses on your outer envelopes using a lettering style that compliments the design of your stationery. There are a variety of ink colors, so you can pick one match the rest of your invitation set.
We can also print your guests’ addresses on your outer envelopes in black.
Liners are a great way to add a pop of color to your invitations. A decorative liner in the color of your choosing will be placed inside of each envelope.
We want your invitation to be completely customized down to the last detail. A matching postage stamp design will be created with every invitation, free of charge!