(Closed) Extra invitations?

posted 7 years ago in Paper
  • poll: How many extras do we need?
    2 : (0 votes)
    3 : (0 votes)
    4 : (0 votes)
    5 : (5 votes)
    18 %
    More than 5 : (16 votes)
    57 %
    More than 10 : (7 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    1328 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I think 5 is good.  Are you going to be sending any to famous ppl?  Like the president or disney world?  If so, get some more!  We had made about 8 more and ended up using 4-5 of them because we forgot some invites in the guest list!

    Post # 5
    1941 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I have NO idea where I read this, but I remember reading from somewhere in the wedding web to order an extra 10% so in your case it would be 9. HTH!

    Post # 6
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I would order 7 more to make it an even hundred. You may want to give one to your photographer to take a picture of with your rings.

    Post # 7
    14495 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Can you just order extra envelopes?  I ordered twenty extra envelopes, but if I have any of those left over I will be using them for letters or whatever.

    Post # 8
    939 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    and also, factor in that you might want to save a one for framing.

    Post # 9
    1284 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    We had 65 invites to send out and I think I ended up ordering an extra ten.  We added one extra to our guest list and I also posted one to my Darling Husband but we didn’t use the rest.

    Post # 10
    264 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    extra ten is good because don’t forget that you’ll also probably want one to keep for yourself for a keepsake…

    Post # 11
    135 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We are sending out 85 invitations and I ordered 100. I’ve always read that you should order at least 15-20 extras incase of mistakes and so you have a few extras as keepsakes. 

    Post # 12
    5655 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I would order atleast 10-15….

    I made my own everything and in the end had enough material left over for 3 invites…

    Ultimately after receiveing some “no’s” we wanted to add to our list of people that we originally couldn’t accomodate (FI and I are paying for everything)

    I was only able to invite 3 b/c I didn’t have enough “b list” invites… we could accomodate 25.

    (I didn’t really understand the whole b-list thing until just recently)

    So, unless you’re tightly budgeted or really want less than you are inviting I would order the extra just in case

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