Our goal is to work with you to create an invitation you love that truly reflects you as a couple and this amazing event you are hosting for your friends and family. We want you to be completely thrilled with the end product and our service.
Read the ordering information provided below to ensure the process is both fun and exciting!
Design sessions are by appointment at our Media, PA studio. Design sessions are scheduled for roughly four to eight months prior to your event date. If you think you should come in prior to eight months, please let us know.
Custom Design Invitation Timeline
Semi-Custom Design Invitation Timeline
We offer a single, one hour complimentary design session at our Media, Pennsylvania studio. Additional meetings prior to making a deposit will require a $750 non-refundable deposit that will be credited toward your wedding invitation order. At your design session, we get to know you and discuss all the information necessary to create your perfect custom invitation suite. We show you our portfolio of invitations suites, invitation samples, as well as paper and ink samples.
At the design session, we will give you a price estimate valid for 30 days. If you would like to order your invitations at your design session, we request a deposit of 50% of the estimate. Payment options include check or cash.
Should you decide to order invitations with us, we will provide expert advice on invitation wording, etiquette, and the best ways to incorporate additional information including hotel and transportation information into your invitation suite.
Please bring any and all information regarding your wedding day logistics (date and time of ceremony, reception, after-party, etc.) as well as photos, swatches or other wedding inspiration!
Custom invitations will likely cost more than anything you purchase online from any of the major wedding invitation sites, but the experience and product will be very different. The “average cost of wedding invitations” in the US, as reported by most wedding websites, factors in minimally custom internet sales and DIY invitations you can purchase from office supply stores and print on your home computer. The average cost of truly custom wedding invitations, regardless of where you purchase them, will be roughly 5% of your overall wedding budget. We recommend budgeting somewhere between $20-$30 each, for custom wedding invitations.
Paper & Posh has a $1,500 minimum purchase requirement on all wedding invitation orders. All wedding invitation orders will include a $750 design fee.
We also have a $500 for Save the Date card orders, and $750 minimum for reception or “day of” items. There is a $400 minimum on wedding programs.
We are very sorry, but we do not discount our designs, or offer cash discounts.
A 50% deposit of the estimated cost of your stationery is requested at the time of order. You may cancel all or any portion of your order any time before printing for a refund of your deposit less any proof fees incurred and the $750 design fee. Balances must be paid in full at the time of pick up. Payment methods include cash or check.
Paper & Posh has a $1,500 minimum on all invitation design orders regardless of style, quality or quantity. We are sorry, but we cannot add stationery or products outside of the invitation design including save the dates or “day of items” to meet the $1,500 minimum.
Estimates are subject to change should you change your order; or request a quantity increase, additional proofs, and/or special customization/design changes. Paper & Posh will inform you of all additional fees before they are incurred. Estimates expire after 30 days and/or at the expiration of any applicable sale prices.
Ordering is easy! During your consultation we will collect all the necessary information to place your order. Orders will be placed after you approve your estimate and provide a deposit of 50%. Please note our payment methods including only cash or check. You may cancel your order any time before printing for a refund of your deposit less $750 and any proof/design fees incurred by Paper & Posh.
Minimum quantity for most stationery orders is 50. Day of items must be ordered in quantities of 100. We recommend you purchase an additional 25 on all orders as “insurance” for last minute guests!
Your estimate will include an electronic proof of your invitation. Paper proofs are additional. All proofs must be approved before printing.
Adding photos and special artwork to your stationery is a great way to personalize it! In fact, we can take your photo, artwork, or logo and through your invitation and reception materials and brand your entire event for you! Photos and artwork should be high resolution, at least 600 dpi, to ensure quality printing. We are happy to review your photo and image for the requisite quality.
Straight flap standard envelopes are included in every order. Euro flap, heavy stock envelopes, Inner envelopes, lined envelopes, colored envelopes and return addressing may be an additional fee. Extra inner and outer envelopes are available and we recommend you order at least ten extra. We are sorry but we do not fulfill envelope-only orders
Once proofs are approved, please allow up to five weeks for production time. Rush production and shipping is available for an additional fee.
Please allow up to one week for shipping. All orders are shipped to Paper & Posh.
Invitations will arrive unassembled. Assembly is easy and fun. Some invitations require more assembly than others (some may require mounting, gluing, or attaching embellishments/ribbons). Envelope liners may also require assembly. Assembly and mailing of your invitations is available, please ask us for pricing!
Paper & Posh can arrange for gorgeous hand calligraphy of your guests’ addresses on outer/inner invitation envelopes. The price of calligraphy is typically $4-$6 per envelope and any applicable shipping costs incurred to ship the envelopes to the calligrapher. Please ask to see samples of the calligraphy. Please allow two to three weeks for calligraphy for 100 invitation sets, additional time may be required for higher quantities. Paper & Posh also offers digital printing of your guests addresses on outer/inner envelopes for roughly $2.50 per envelope.
All orders are subject to the following:
Paper & Posh Company Policies
Paper & Posh Proof Approval Form
Paper & Posh Contract for Wedding Invitations