(Closed) Save the date help

posted 3 years ago in Decor
Post # 2
2610 posts
Sugar bee

Where are you getting it printed? If you get it done at a small print shop then they’ll be able to help a bit with some of the details. But I’m a graphic designer so I can give you a quick run down of what’s standard 🙂 

Size – How big is your design, and what are the dimensions? The standard postcard size is 5.8″ x 4.1″ (also called A6) but the following are also pretty common: 4″ x 6″, 4.25″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″

Gloss – totally depends on your design. Usually for wedding invitations though you want a matte finish (no gloss)

Stock – The thicker the card stock the more expensive it will be (and it comes across as higher quality), but for an invitation you probably want approx 110lb stock. 

Post # 3
1363 posts
Bumble bee

We opted to go for the default version on Minted for our save the dates. I LOVE stationery and paper products but we just couldn’t justify the cost of a thick, creamy, card stock for save the dates. 

Check out the online retailers; you can put your design (or at least something similary) in their formats and play around with what you like. 

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