(Closed) September Invites

posted 7 years ago in September 2013
Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I just ordered mine this weekend from Vistaprint. They should come in the next week or two. We need to buy a printer so we don’t have to hand write every envelope!

Post # 20
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@futurefishy:  Im with
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@ihavethemusicinme:  

Please post pics when you receive them.  I just ordered a sample of 10 invites from them today to make sure they are exactly what I imagined.  I uploaded my own design so fingers are crossed.

Post # 21
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I am sending invitations early July.  I have to have my final count to venue in by September 5, so I’m requesting RSVPs before August 30 (leaving some time to follow up).

How is everyone’s planning going?  What’s left on the agendas for the next 3-4 months?

Post # 22
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

My Twin Dates are also on the same page! I sent out save the dates with my xmas cards actually (they were mini calendars).  I’m actually starting the invitation process this weekend as I’m DIYing my invitations.  My goal is to have them in the mail July 15 – I’m going to have a August 20th RSVP date as that’s the date hotel rooms go back to the general public and it gives me time for all my other DIY tasks! Can’t believe how close it is getting!!

Post # 23
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We’re sending ours out 19th July with RSVP 24th August.

Post # 24
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I am mailing mine out July 21-25 before I leave to travel to my sisters wedding up north! I am requesting them all back by Sept 1.

Post # 25
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@GeorgiaBride5: I cant believe its less than 4 months from now! Holy crap! 

I have to plan the bridesmaids luncheon, Get Bridesmaid or Best Man gifts, Get the guys tuxes rented, order my invitations…those are the bigger things.  OH, I also have to get my dress altered.  I have an appointment monday to talk to a lady.  I hope shes the one!  

Post # 26
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Another 9/21 bride here! I’m going by the book, so invites are going out on later in June or early July and I’m requesting RSVPs by 8/14. I wanted time to hunt down all those that will ineviteably not RSVP without feeling like I have the Super Mario “time is running out” music playing in my head.

Post # 27
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - Sodo Park

We sent ours on June 1st since most of our guests are from out of town – the RSVP deadline is July 15th. Super early but at least it gives me time to track down all the ones that don’t come in! 🙂

Post # 28
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

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@Luvnseptember:  @ihavethemusicinme:  Will do! I got an email from UPS that they’re supposed to arrive today, so I’ll try to get some pics up by the end of the weekend.

We have a very bizarre system for packages in the building we live in (if the super gets to them first, he stores them at his apartment. So unless he’s home, we can’t get them). It’s really frustrating. I’m really hoping we make it back from work before he sees them in the lobby!

Post # 29
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I sent out ours June 1st also because we are having an out of town wedding. Requested RSVPs by July 10th.

Post # 30
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Just finished(mostly) our invites tonight, getting them weighed Monday, addressing them all next week and sending them out June 15. Our RSVP date is August 24. So that puts us at about 10 weeks between the dates.
We really struggled with when to send them out but we didn’t do STD’s and we have about 30% out of town guests so June 15th seemed like an appropriate date.

Post # 31
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We didn’t do STDs (small, family-only wedding so word of mouth sufficed), but just to be on the safe side for those making travel plans, we mailed our invites (ordered from Minted, with colored RSVP envelopes from Paper Source and DIY info card inserts) last weekend (6/1).  RSVPs requested by August 17th, since headcount is due to the reception venue August 21st.

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