(Closed) When / from where are you ordering your invitations?

posted 6 years ago in November 2012
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I already have mine. I got mine from Michael’s in one of those box sets, and I’m going to design and print them myself, they were on huge clearance and were the perfect color to match what we already had.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I should be ordering mine in the next couple weeks.  Last month I got samples from a bunch of different websites (weddingpaperdivas, bed bath & beyond, exclusively weddings, mygatsby, magnetstreet, vistaprint), and now I’ve settled on a design and paper choices.  I just need Fiance to sign off on them and then I’ll place the order!  I ended up liking the options from MyGatsby the best.  I loved the feel of the raised thermography printing and they have a ton paper options in matte and metallic.  I am going for a more formal/traditional plain look (no graphics) so the quality of the printing and paper are more important.  They had the best prices for what I want, but it’ll still probably come out at over $5/invite by the time I’m done (with enclosures, replies, envelope liners, envelope printing, etc). 

Btw, I ordered save the dates from vistaprint and they came out awesome and were super cheap-$28 for the lot!  I guess i feel like I can splurge more on the invites since the Save-The-Date Cards were so cheap ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I made mine and had Vista Print print them out on really thick card stock!  It saved us a ton of mony and they were perfect ๐Ÿ™‚

And we tied them all up together and they looked so amazing ๐Ÿ™‚

This picture is not great ๐Ÿ™

 

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I am hoping to order mine within the next 2 weeks – from Mygatsby.com!  Samples were very impressive.  We checked out a local shop and honestly, the samples from mygatsby were better!  

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I bought all the paper supplies and such from cardsandpockets.com and printed them at home. They actually look better than I had hoped!

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We’re going with 123print.com because they have a really nice Fall template. 

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Fi designed ours.  They are all done and save and ust need to be printed.  I’ll print them up and assmeble sometime in August, mail out in September.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We had planned on going through an online vendor in the hopes of saving money, probably Wedding Paper Divas, which is where we got our postcard Save-The-Date Cards.  But after lots of looking, we just couldn’t find anything that we really loved, so I started to shop around with local printshops to have custom invitations made.  The first few quotes we got were outrageous, so I was getting really frustrated – but then we found Paper Rock Scissor.  They have been AMAZING and so fun to work with – and they were super competitively priced (barely more than a lot of online vendors)!  We actually just approved our invitation proof last night.  They look AMAZING.  Can’t wait to send them out in a few months!  (I’ll post pictures once we have them.)

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We are going with Wedding Paper Divas–I loved the samples I got.  I should order them in the next month ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I just got mine in yesterday.  My Fiance and I designed them and then had them professionally printed.  I am absolutely in love with them!  Now I’m just kicking myself in the ass for deciding that I would bundle them all with a handmade heart shaped celtic knot!  This is going to take AGES!

Here is the set.  FI is so proud of his map <3

And here is a close up of just the invite with the frustrating, but adorable, celtic heart knot

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We ordered our invites about a week ago from WeddingPaperDivas.com! the sample was gorgeous, we got our escort cards and response cards there as well. We wanted pocket folds but decided to save our money and just get inner envelopes! so far WPD has had great customer service & they were sooo easy to customize!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

We are getting ours free from where we are getting the men’s tuxes from.

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

cardsandpockets.com and I’m attempting to DIY!  Pray for me… As I don’t really have a DIY bone in my body.  

Post # 16
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We are ordering from basicinvite.com

 

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