Frequently Asked Questions

 

 
 

+ What is a standard Invitation Suite?

Invitation + Outer Envelope + Reply Card + Reply Envelope

+ Do you have an order minimum?

Items are sold at a minimum quantity of 50 and in increments of 25.

+ What print methods do you offer?

Digital, Offset (Flat), Thermography, Foil Stamping, Letterpress, Engraving, Silk Screening, Laser Cutting, Embossing, and Debossing

+ What are your average prices?

Pricing is based on a number of factors including quantity, print process, paper, number of ink colors, etc. Please click here for pricing information.

+ I'm looking for something unique, can you help?

Yes! We specialize in custom invitation design and would love to discuss your vision and ideas.

+ Why invest in invitations? It's just paper, and my guests are going to throw it away.

At Invitation Architects, we truly believe invitations are much more than just paper. Your wedding invitations undoubtedly set the tone for your wedding day, and play a significant role in the overall guest experience. Your wedding invitations should not only inform your guests of your upcoming nuptials, but should also excite and have your guests eager to celebrate your special day. We dedicate a significant amount of time and personal attention to each client. We guide you through the invitation process from beginning to end alleviating all stress and worry, so you can focus on planning your wedding with peace of mind.

+ Why can't you price match online invitation companies?

Unlike, online retailers we dedicate a significant amount of time and attention that online retailers simply cannot offer, as well as hundreds of paper choices and unlimited customization options. The experience you receive from working directly with us is vastly different than the experience you will have with an online retailer. We strive to offer the best combination of service, quality, and pricing.

+ I'm on a tight budget. Do you have any options for me?

We offer a wide selection of wedding invitations for brides on a budget. Please visit Carlson Craft and Prinstwell to view available options.

+ Do you offer custom postage stamps?

Yes! Please visit our Zazzle store for custom postage stamps. If you would like a custom design, please email us.

+ When should I order my Save the Dates?

We recommend ordering your save the dates 6-12 months before your wedding.

+ When should I order my wedding invitations?

We recommend scheduling your initial appointment 5-6 months prior to your wedding to allow plenty of time for the design and proofing process. We do however have the ability to turn things around quickly if your wedding is less than 6 months away.

+ When should I mail my wedding invitations?

Your wedding invitations should be mailed at least 8 weeks before your wedding. If you are having a destination wedding or plan to schedule your wedding over a holiday weekend, we recommend sending your wedding invitations 10-12 weeks before your wedding.

+ How long will it take for my invitations to be printed?

Printing times vary, but typically follow the below schedule: Flat/Thermography: 3 weeks from final design; Foil/Letterpress: 4 weeks from final design; Engraving/Acrylic: 6 weeks from final design; Silk Folios/Boxes: 8 weeks from final design; Assembly: add an additional 2 weeks to production time; Edging: add an additional 2 weeks to production time

+ Can I customize my wedding invitations?

Yes, you can choose your design, print process, paper, ink colors, fonts, plus add any upgrades.

+ How many wedding invitations should I order?

You should order one invitation for each individual, couple, or family that you are inviting. It is always a good idea to order a few extra invitations to account for last minute guests and keepsakes for yourself.

+ What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, Chase QuickPay, and personal checks.

+ How much is shipping?

Shipping is calculated after the completion of each order and depends on the size and weight of the shipment.

+ What shipping method do you use?

We ship via FedEx. Delivery time is approximately 1-3 business days.