What is the difference between Card Invitations and Fold-over Invitations?
 There are two different styles of Invitations at InvitePapers.com to choose from. Card Invitations are single, flat pieces of 18-point card stock. The Card Invitations cannot be folded because they are approximately the thickness of a credit card.

Fold-over Invitations arrive as a flat piece of paper, but each Fold-over contains a score, which allows the invitations to be folded in half. The Fold-over Invitation is produced on 7.2 point paper, approximately the thickness of two sheets of notebook paper placed together.

What is the difference between Card Announcements and Card Invitations?
 Card Announcements and Card Invitations can be used for many of the same events, including weddings, anniversaries, parties, and corporate events. However, Card Announcements are 6. 25" by 4.5" in size while the Card Invitations are 6" by 8" in size.
What is the difference between Fold-over Announcements and Fold-over Invitations?
 Fold-over Announcements and Fold-over Invitations can be used for many of the same events, including weddings, anniversaries, parties, and corporate events. However, Fold-over Announcements are 6.25" by 4.5" in size while Fold-over Invitations are 6" by 8" in size.
What is the difference between an Inner and Outer Invitation Envelope?
 The Inner and Outer Envelopes are very important and perform crucial roles when sending an invitation. The Inner Envelope will contain the invitation and accessories. Usually the Inner Envelope has a decorative lining. The Outer Envelope will encompass the Inner Envelope and all of its contents. The Outer Envelope will have the mailing address and postage.

The most important thing to note in the difference between Inner and Outer Envelopes is the fact that only the Outer Envelope contains envelope gum for sealing. The Inner Envelope is decorative, while the Outer Envelope serves as the functional piece.

I would like to set my own text on my invitation and thank you notes. How will the text appear on the invitation and thank you notes?
 The text will print exactly the way it is entered. Note that the number and length of lines will affect the text size. Longer or many lines will result in smaller text. Shorter or fewer lines will result in larger text. To view your text in the desired type style, you can request a proof.
Which lettering style is appropriate for my event?
 InvitePapers.com suggests the following type styles for the following events:

EventSuggested Type Styles
Anniversary PartyAnnouncement Roman, Riviera, or Venetian
Bar or Bat MitzvahAnthony, Brittany, or Present
Birth AnnouncementAnthony, Isadora, or Souvenir
Bridal ShowerLiberty, Sally Script, or University Roman
CorporateCartier, Copperplate, or Micro Extended
Formal WeddingCilantro, Shelley, or Venetian
Grand OpeningBrittany, Caslon, or Riviera
Holiday PartyAnthony, Ashley, or Balmoral
Informal, Elegant WeddingCaslon, Liberty, or Park Avenue
Open HouseImpulse, Present, or Sally Script
Rehearsal DinnerBrittany, Piranesi, or Wintergreen
Retirement PartyAnnouncement Roman, Brittany, or Sally Script
Graduation PartyHandletter, Felt Tip, or University Roman
Birthday PartyAnnouncement Roman, Liberty, or Present

To view your text in one of the suggested type styles, click the "Preview" button on InvitePapers.com.
What is the correct way to indicate R.s.v.p.?
 R.s.v.p. or R.S.V.P. are abbreviations for Répondez s'il vous plaît, or please reply. R.s.v.p. and R.S.V.P. are the only two correct ways to indicate this abbreviation, and the periods are needed between the letters.
If I am going to have only one footnote on my invitation, which corner of the invitation is the correct placement?
 The placement of a single footnote in the lower left or right corner of an invitation is a matter of personal preference.
How do I assemble my invitations?
 
What size envelope do I need?
 Invitations and accessories have corresponding envelopes, which are purchased separately at InvitePapers.com.

ItemCorresponding Envelope
6 x 8 Card Invitation6.12 x 8.125 Outer Envelope is used to mail the invitation. 6 x 8 Inner Envelope is used to present the invitation & its accessories to the guest in an elegant fashion.
6 x 8 Fold-over Invitation6.12 x 8.125 Outer Envelope is used to mail the invitation. 6 x 8 Inner Envelope is used to present the invitation & its accessories to the guest in an elegant fashion.
6.25 x 4.5 Card Announcement6.25 x 4.5 Announcement Envelope is used to mail the invitation. Inner Envelopes are not available for the Announcement Envelopes.
6.25 x 4.5 Fold-over Announcement6.25 x 4.5 Announcement Envelope is used to mail the invitation. Inner Envelopes are not available for the Announcement Envelopes.
4 x 5 Reply Card4 x 5 Accessory Envelope is used to mail the response card. Inner Envelopes are not available for the Accessory Envelopes.
4 x 5 Accessory CardEnvelopes are not needed when the Accessory Card is used as a Reception Card.
4 x 5 Informal Note4 x 5 Accessory Envelope is used to mail the thank-you note to the guest who sent the gift.
2.5 x 3.5 Place Card2.5 x 3.5 Place Card Envelope is used to assign seats at the dinner reception.
Which envelopes can be lined?
 Linings are available for all envelopes on InvitePapers.com excluding Place Card Envelopes.
Could I have my Inner and Outer Invitation Envelopes lined?
 If the Inner Envelope is lined then the Outer Envelope cannot be lined. If both are lined, all of the essential materials will not fit the lined Outer Envelope. If you wish, you may only send your Invitations with an Outer Envelope and forgo the Inner Envelope entirely.
How do I specify which envelope I want lined?
 An item number is assigned to every size envelope at InvitePapers.com. Be sure to select the item number designated for envelopes with linings and add the envelopes to your shopping cart.
How do I order blank envelopes?
 Blank envelopes are available to purchase. Be sure to select the item number designated for blank envelopes and add the blank envelopes to your shopping cart.
What printing method is used to print my invitations?
 Thermography is the printing process used to print all invitations and accessories. This process melts powder over the printed ink, creating the illusion that the ink is raised.
When should I mail my wedding invitations?
 Wedding invitations should be mailed at least four to six weeks before the wedding. If your wedding is on or close to a holiday, allow eight weeks. (See Mailing Your Invitations)
How much will postage cost for my wedding invitations?
 It is recommended to assemble one complete invitation and have it weighed at the post office. It is possible that an invitation with multiple accessories could cost more than standard postage. (See Mailing Your Invitations)
How do I place an order on InvitePapers.com?
 After you have selected the item that you would like to purchase, fill in the order information. Please be certain to fill in all of the requested information such as paper color and lining color. After you have completed the order information, select Add to Shopping Cart. If you would like to order another product you may do so by following the same steps. After you have completed the ordering information for all of your choices select Check Out.
When will my order ship?
 Most orders will ship within 24 to 72 hours from receiving your order at InvitePapers.com. Orders received on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday will ship on Wednesday.
What shipping methods do you use?
 Your have the following shipping options through FedEx and the United States Postal Service:

FedEx Ground
FedEx 3 Day
FedEx 2nd Day
FedEx Standard Overnight
FedEx Priority Overnight
FedEx First Overnight
US Postal Service Priority Mail
US Postal Service Priority Mail International
US Postal Service Express Mail International
Tips to Remember
 
  1. All of our merchandise at InvitePapers.com was designed for a commercial printing environment. The use of our merchandise is at the customer's own risk. We do not guarantee our merchandise will print on all printing equipment.
  2. Use the product photos as a guide when entering your order. Paper color will affect the foil color, if used on selected items.
  3. Quantity refers to Sets. In the Shopping Cart you will see a box for quantities. The number in this box refers to how many sets you have ordered of that particular item. For instance, cardsand fold-over notes are sold in quantities of 50. When you enter quantity 1 you will receive 50 cards. If you enter quantity 2 you will receive 100 cards.
  4. Additional sets of selected items are offered at a discount. If you change the quantity of your merchandise in the shopping cart you will notice that the price will adjust based on the discount given for that particular quantity.
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