(Closed) Possible dumb question: Where to put return address?

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
248 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

back flap! 🙂

Post # 4
97 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I like it on the back personally but it’s all up to what you like. Why don’t you print one for each and see which one looks the best to you?

Post # 6
281 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I recall reading somewhere (don’t recall where) that according to the post office the correct way is in the upper left corner. Always want to keep the postman happy. Not sure if this is actually correct, but just what I remember.

Post # 7
267 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

We printed ours on the back flap.

Post # 8
5148 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Since you are printing the return address, I would say on the back flap. That way the printing and the handwriting doesn’t clash.

In my opinion, the ideal answer would be to handwrite the return address too, and put it in the regular place, upper left-hand corner, on the envelope. That way it keeps the postman happy and it doesn’t clash either.

Post # 9
13099 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I really like the formality that it gives envelope to have the return address printed on the back flap.

I think almost every wedding invite I’ve ever gotten was printed that way and formal mailings I get from my school often are too so the postman doesn’t seem to take too much issue to it! 🙂

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