(Closed) Is this a reasonable amount to spend on invitations?

posted 5 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Is this a good deal?
    It's a good deal with the groupon : (4 votes)
    17 %
    It's still too high, you can find a better deal (expand below) : (19 votes)
    79 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    2224 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Holy crap! How many people are you inviting? I thought $200 was a bit much for what I’m looking for!!

    Post # 4
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Tphan:  I spent about $400 total for my invites, pocket folds, RSVP cards and one insert card. I got my pocket folds at cardsandpockets.com and everything else through weddingpaperdivas.com.

    Post # 5
    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    If you want letterpress, yes, that’s a good deal. Letterpress is costly. Does VistaPrint even do stuff as nice as letterpress for invivtations?

    Post # 6
    1044 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    It depends… Are these invites fabulous? I fell in love with these elaborate invites that are in that price range. It’s a complete suite though.

    What do they look like?

    Post # 7
    4687 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    Sounds a little pricey. For letter-pressed invites I got quoted $400 for 80 invitation suites.

    Post # 9
    11272 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @Tphan:  that seems a bit steep imo.  i would definitely shop around more.

    Post # 10
    621 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    holy smokes! If you can afford it, go for it. But I got fab invites from weddingpaperdivas for under 500

    Post # 11
    2298 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @lealorali:  Seriously, where?!  The least expensive letterpress invites I’ve found have still been close to $700!



    Post # 12
    5002 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I don’t think it’s too bad, but keep in mind there are other expenses with invitations. I’m looking at about $600 for 100 Thermography invites (including RSVP card, information card, lined envelopes, and return address labeling) from Wedding Paper Divas. Then another $150 for calligraphied addresses, and another $100 on postage. 

    Post # 13
    823 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I got 75 invites that were exactly what I wanted for less than $250. at the end of the day, even if your invites are amazing, it’s still a piece of paper that most of your guests will throw out or misplace. I am paying $1300 for two professional photographers and could never imagine spending that much on invites, but it’s your call 🙂

    Post # 14
    1755 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I’d say it depends on your overall budget and priority.  If it’s in buget and lettpress or a custom design is important you, then go for it.  However, there are tons of websites that do beautiful invitations for quite a bit less.  You’ll have to do what’s right for you.

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