Wedding Stationery Timeline

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Wedding Stationery Timeline

12 MONTHS
Woohoo, you’re ENGAGED! Congratulations, it’s time to get the ball rolling on your wedding to-do list! First things first, if you are planning on throwing a party to celebrate you will need to consider engagement party invitations.

9-11 MONTHS
Now is a good time to start looking for those all important save the dates. We recommend sending your save the dates out 9-11 months before the wedding date.

6-8 MONTHS
Now it’s the exciting part; it’s time to start gathering ideas for your wedding invitations! Make sure to ask for samples to ensure you love the texture, colour and layout of your invitations.

5 MONTHS
Once your guest list is confirmed, you can now request quotes from stationery providers for your invitation’s to factor this into your wedding budget spreadsheet.

4 MONTHS
Now is the time to begin the fun part, it’s time to start the design process for your invitations. Hopefully, by now you’ve received samples and have a good idea of how you would like your invitations to look.

2-3 MONTHS
Now that your invitations have been designed and printed, the next part is assembly and addressing once complete it’s now time to send out your beautiful invitations – yippee!

6-8 WEEKS
If you need additional pieces of wedding stationery such as an order of service, wedding breakfast menus, seating plans, escort cards, table numbers and more, now is a perfect time to order these items.

3-4 MONTHS AFTER “I DO.”
Write your thank you cards while the big day is still fresh in your mind. The first four months after your wedding day is the most suitable time and your guests will be so appreciative!

Visit our Pinterest wedding stationery board for inspiration – https://uk.pinterest.com/shilstone/wedding-stationery/

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