(Closed) How late is too late…

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
944 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I sent mine out at the early part of this month. I guess if you can get them back and done in the next month then sure, but after that it might as well be an invite and just not spend the money. That’s my opinion though.

Post # 4
4001 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Well, it is customary for the STD’s to go out earlier than what you’ll end up doing.  I think they say anywhere from a year to 6 months.  I sent mine out just short of a year. But if its important to you, just send them.  I wouldn’t worry much about it being too late.  Although, if it takes much longer, it may be an expense you could cut out.

Post # 5
838 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think its a little late to send them unless you plan on sending them within the next 2 weeks.

Post # 6
408 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

I think if its after 3 months, don’t bother…especially if you plan to mail the wedding invitations shortly thereafter!

Post # 7
10 posts
  • Wedding: August 2009

I think at that point, it may be a little late 🙁 BUT, if you’re really excited about them, you could always skip the photo and do an all-text STD that’s very stylized, etc.

If you don’t end up making it work, just think of it this way: one less thing to worry about, and you’ll save a few bucks on postage (people forget that postage adds up quickly).

Post # 8
806 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’ve gotten one only 4-5 months pre-wedding before, I think it’s ok!

Post # 9
554 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I would say set a goal of the first weekend of April. That will give a few month buffer between your s-t-ds and invitations. 

Post # 10
4 posts
  • Wedding: May 2010

I just sent mine out last month and I’m getting married in May!

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