(Closed) RSVP envelope stamp

posted 9 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
163 posts
Blushing bee

I don’t think anyone would care. I wouldn’t… I’m not doing mailed RSVPs so I can’t give you any “this is what I’m doing advice”.

Post # 4
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I dont think it’s a big deal… but I used the generic white rose stamp. I noticed my post office had other spring flowers available as well when I was there last week. If you’re worried you could go that route!

Post # 5
7414 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

i wouldn’t care at all.  Most of the invites i’ve received have had boring stamps on both envelopes.  i really don’t understand why the industry makes us stress over such silly things!

Post # 6
8375 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

There is not a proper way to do this from an etiquette standpoint, since response cards and reply envelopes are not included in traditional etiquette.  However, from a graphic design standpoint, it would be best if the stamp on the reply envelope matched or at least coordinated with the stamps on the outer envelope.

Post # 7
214 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Both and emailing envelope and RSvp envelopes needed 66¢ sttoms and they gave me ones with butterflies on them. I honestly didn’t care what the stamp looked like! Lol it did however kinda end up matching our colors though!

I really don’t think any one is going to pick apart the look of your stamp!

Post # 9
1374 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

Think back to the wedding invitations you’ve gotten in the past. What stamps were on them?

Exactly. No one pays attention to the stamp on the envelope (either one!).

I used the regular flag stamps with “justice” “equality” “freedom” etc (lol) on both outer and inner envelopes. I paid special attention to put the stamps with “equality” on my racist uncle’s invitation, though. Lol. But otherwise, yeah, if the first place you go to buy stamps doesn’t have anything but the flags, just get flags.

Post # 10
7952 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

use whatever stamp you like,

etiqutte wise, as long as you provide a stamp on the RSVP card you are fine.

Post # 11
7384 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Brielle:  Agreed! Thankfully, I fell in love with some new stamps (I really hate the USPS wedding-themed ones) and bought enough to cover the invites and RSVPs.

Post # 12
1101 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Country Club

I put a “Wedding Rose” stamp on the outside of the envelope. It cost the same amount of money that the stamps on the outside did, so I just used it for both. 

Post # 13
800 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I did use nice wedding-y stamps, but only because it wasn’t any extra work for me. I don’t think most people even notice.

Post # 14
171 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I really don’t think most people notice stamps, but I totally understand wanting to like the stamps you use. I’ve been using the “Wedding Roses” stamps for wedding-related mail — they’re Forever stamps, so they cost the same as the standard flags. My invites aren’t done yet, so I may need a special more expensive stamp for those, but the Wedding Roses should work for the RSVP envelopes. 

Post # 15
5974 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

@PeachSnapple:  I used the wedding rose stamp because we ordered all of our stamps at once and it looked nice with our light blue envelopes. I don’t think people will really care though.

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