Customizing, Guest Addressing, and Invite Wording Etiquette
How custom are your invitations?
Completely custom! Any invitations you see on our website can be modified or customized, or we can help you build your invitation suite from scratch. We can easily change fonts, ink colors, paper stock and artwork. Some specific artwork, like watercolor florals or greenery, cannot be changed. But we are more than happy to find a unique piece of artwork that accommodates your needs.
If you love our style but do not see a specific invitation that fits your vision, visit our Design Boutique and browse through our custom projects to get an idea of what we can create. We would love to work on a custom design with you!
What can I customize? Can I change fonts, colors, wording?
You can customize just about anything. There is no extra charge for changing fonts and colors, choosing a different flower from our image library, mixing and matching different invitation designs or adding your own monogram. You can make as many changes as you would like to your proof. The first three proofs are complimentary, so we recommend you bundle any changes you may have so your designer can make them all at once. Simply e-mail your designer to make any changes. Each additional proof will be $20. If you need additional proofs, your card will be billed after you approve your order.
Can I change the wording on the RSVP cards and enclosures?
Yes! Feel free to request to add entrée icons, dietary restrictions or additional wording to our RSVP cards. You can use the enclosure cards for directions, hotel information, your website or anything else.
How does foil stamping and letterpress work?
Our letterpress and foil printing is completely custom and different for each invitation. This means we do not use ready made plates, so you can add foil to any item in any location. Just let us know where you want it and we will work our foil magic!
How do I submit a guest list?
You can download our guest addressing spreadsheet template here.
We accept the following spreadsheet file types:
.csv (universal spreadsheet)
.numbers (Numbers on Mac)
What is the proper way to address an envelope?
Mr. and Mrs. Jose Rodriquez
125 Central Peak Street
Los Angeles, California
Wedding invitations should be addressed using formal names and titles.
Mr., Mrs., Ms., Miss, Dr., etc.
Children do not need titles
All street names, cities and states should be spelled out fully, without abbreviations. Zip codes should be on their own line.
Will I see a proof of each envelope?
No, we will include a sample of the guest addressing with your proof. Once we receive the list we will use a data merge program to import the list exactly as typed. We correct for capitalization to ensure that it matches the proof (all caps, all lowercase, mixed case, etc) and zip codes (some spreadsheet programs drop the first zero) BUT we do not check for spelling, punctuation, abbreviations, etc. If you would like the street name or state spelled out in full please type them out. See below for the correct formatting.
Guest details for menus and place cards
How do I submit a list of guest details to be printed on my menus or place cards?
You can download our guest details spreadsheet template here.
This spreadsheet has columns for names, table number, and 3 entrée options. If you do not need the information from any of these columns simply leave them blank. If you need additional entrée options add another column to the right of entrée 3.
Wedding Invitation Wording Etiquette