Assembling and Mailing Invitations

Assembling Your Invitations:

  • Place any enclosure cards on top of the invitation.
  • When using inner and outer envelopes, insert the invitation (left edge first) into the inner envelope so that when the envelope flap is opened you see the printed side of the invitation.
  • Any enclosure cards are placed on top of the invitation in order of size with the smallest on top.  If the invitation is folded, insertions are stacked in size order – smallest on top – but within the fold.
  • The inner envelope is closed and placed into the outer envelope so that when the outer envelope flap is lifted, the names are visible.

Mailing Your Invitations:

  • Mail all invitations at the same time, six to eight weeks before the wedding date, using first class postage. If you are enclosing response cards in your invitations, remember to include stamps on the return envelopes.
  • Assembled invitations often require additional postage. To avoid postage delays and returned invitations, take a completely assembled invitation to your post office to determine proper postage.
  • Be sure to include a return address on each outer envelope. Invitations returned by the post office will allow you to invite those individuals personally.
  • You will receive the exact number of inner and outer envelopes you ordered.