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THE COLLECTION

Browse our Semi-Custom Collection and choose a design that is perfect for your wedding. Each design is completely customizable and can be printed in thermography, letterpress, foil stamping, engraving, or a combination of printing. We also offer Custom Designs if you are looking for something completely bespoke and one of a kind.

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INVESTMENT

At Invitation Architects, we strive to provide our clients with the best combination of service, quality and pricing. When pricing your invitation suite there are a number of factors to consider including the number of invitations you need, your preferred print method, paper stock, number of ink colors and any finishing touches you choose to add. For general pricing information, please click —>.

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questionnaire

Prior to scheduling a consultation, please complete our Wedding Invitation Questionnaire. Our questionnaire is designed to help us better understand your invitation needs and determine if we are a good fit for your wedding. After we review your questionnaire, you will receive a preliminary estimate based on your selections and budget.

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CONSULTATION

We meet with brides by appointment only Tuesday - Saturday in our studio office. Our Wedding Invitation Consultation is approximately 60-90 minutes and will give you an opportunity to see and feel the quality of our beautiful wedding stationery first hand. Together, we will create your dream wedding invitation and discuss options within your budget, print methods, paper options, fonts and much more.

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sampleS

If you are unable to meet in-person or reside out of state, but would still like to work with us —we recommend ordering one of our sample boxes. Each sample box offers a curated selection of samples on a variety of luxurious papers and printing to show the quality of our work and craftsmanship. Signature Sample Box | Premium Sample Box | Luxury Sample Box

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PROPOSAL

After your consult, you will receive a detailed proposal based on everything we discussed. You will also receive a custom timeline with dates to keep you on track. If you would like to move forward, a signed agreement and $500 deposit are required to start the design phase.

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DESIGN + PROOFING

Yayyyyyy!!! It’s official… You are officially an Invitation Architects bride. Let the fun begin and the creative sparks fly! As we begin the design phase, we will take everything we discussed and incorporate it into your invitation suite. You will receive your first set of digital proofs within 5-7 business days. If you would like to make any changes, we will provide a second round of proofs based on your feedback.

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APPROVAL + PRODUCTION

Once you are completely satisfied with the design of your invitation suite, we will email you a final design proof that you will sign. After you approve your proofs and pay your final balance, we will schedule your order for production. The printing and production of your invitation suite may take anywhere from three to eight weeks depending on your order.

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DELIVERY

Every order is carefully packaged and inspected before it leaves our studio. We guarantee your order will arrive in perfect condition —ready for mailing. All orders ship via FedEx with tracking. You are also welcome to pickup your order if you are local to the Chicagoland area.