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Frequently Asked Questions

How many invitations should I order?
· You should consider two things when determining the quantity of invitations you will need.
· A guest list of 150 people does not necessarily mean that you need 150 invitations. You will only need one invitation per married couple or for a single person over 18. If there are young adults living with their parents, they should have their own invitation rather than being included with their parents.
· You should always order extras as there may be last minute additions to your guest list. It is always less expensive to order 25 more now than to have to re-order 25 later.

How do I choose a typestyle?
· The bride and groom's names are the focal point of your invitation. When choosing your typestyle, be sure to look closely at the capital letters of the typestyle you choose. A script font is most appropriate for a formal invitation.

How should I word my invitation?
· When composing your invitation, be sure to spell out everything.
· The only abbreviations that should be used are Mr., Mrs., and Ms.
· Avoid using initials whenever possible. Omit middle names when they make the line too long.
· Spell out street names and states.
· Spell out the date and time. For example, "eighth of May," rather than "May 8", "half after four" rather than "4:30".
· The phrase "honour of your presence" should be used when the ceremony is to be held in a house of worship. Otherwise, the "pleasure of your company" is commonly used.

Should I order extra envelopes?

· Always order extra envelopes to cover mistakes made in addressing. A calligrapher will insist that you have extra envelopes.

When should I mail my invitations?
· Your invitations should be mailed 6-8 weeks before your wedding. Be sure to have a sample weighed at the post office to determine the correct postage.