(Closed) Hand written or printed Addresses for Invitations?

posted 9 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Hand Write or Print Addresses on Invitations?
    Hand Write : (3 votes)
    23 %
    Printed Labels are OK : (3 votes)
    23 %
    Either Way is Acceptable : (7 votes)
    54 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    we did printed. personally, i feel like people (other than brides) don’t pay attention to the envelopes, and they will just throw them away. that’s a whole lot of time and hand cramps for nothing.

    Post # 4
    Member
    605 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010 - Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

    i think either is acceptable. handwritten is a nice touch, but not necessarily at the expense of your hand falling off (although kudos to you if you decide to do it). i did decide to handwrite mine, but i only had about 35 to send out.

    Post # 5
    Member
    1288 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Indiana Memorial Union

    I’d pop in a movie and handwrite them. It’s a sizeable chore, but a label just feels a little too impersonal to me and informal. If you must go the printing route, at least print them directly to the envelope. A label seems too “you’re on a giant mailing list.”

     

     

    Post # 6
    Member
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    The envelope will just be thrown away it’s what is inside that counts!

    I say print the labels!

    Post # 7
    Member
    294 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I have almost that same amount so I have decided to print them off the printer directly onto the envelope! I donwloaded a nice font!

    Post # 8
    Member
    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I think handwritten is best but if you don’t have great handwriting or the task is too daunting I would print directly on the envelopes.  Labels just seems a little too impersonal.

    Post # 9
    Member
    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I printed the wrap around labels on the same kind of paper as the envelopes are (linen) and I think that way is fine.  I used a fancy font and it looks really nice and presentable.  Personally if your choosing between clear lables to stick on or handwriting them I say handwrite becauce I hate getting wedding invites with just a clear label.  Though of course just my opinion, maybe no one else cares!!

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