While to some of us wedding paper is top of mind all the time, to many brides it's almost an after-thought. Like many things in life, it's put off until the very last minute and then you're out of time and can't get what you really wanted and have to settle for whatever is available. I'm here to help you plan out the different types of wedding stationery you might want to consider and map out the timeline for planning, hiring, and send-off purposes.
I have brides write me two weeks before they want to send out their invitations when they haven't even received their invitations yet and don't have their address list completed, and I, like most calligraphers, have a turnaround time of about 4 weeks or more. All it takes is a little extra thought early on in your wedding planning process and you can work your wedding stationery nicely into your timeline and budget.
12 MONTHS +
3 WEEKS - 3 MONTHS POST-WEDDING
When in doubt, reach out to your stationery designer/printer earlier than you think you need to so you at the very least put down a deposit and get on their calendar. Same goes for calligraphers, good things take time and you don't want to miss out because you waited too late and they are all booked up or there's just not enough time!