Congratulations on your engagement! One of the most exciting things about planning your wedding is designing your wedding stationery, from the invitations to the thank-you notes. But with so many options available, it can be tough to know where to start. That’s where a wedding stationer comes in. Check out my services here!
What is a wedding stationer?
A wedding stationer is a professional who specializes in creating and printing wedding stationery. They can help you with everything from choosing the perfect paper and fonts to designing your invitations and finishing off with envelope calligraphy. They can also help you with printing and mailing your stationery.
If you’re thinking about hiring a wedding stationer, there are a few things you need to know. First, you need to decide what kind of stationery you want. There are endless possibilities, so take some time to browse through wedding magazines and websites like Pinterest to get some ideas. Once you have a general idea of what you want, you can start looking for a wedding stationer.
Picking a wedding stationer
When you’re interviewing wedding stationers, there are a few things you should ask. First, ask about their experience. How long have they been in business? How many weddings have they done? Second, ask about their process. How do they design and print stationery? What kind of paper do they use? Third, ask about their prices. Wedding stationery can range in price, so it’s important to get an idea of what you can afford before you start shopping.
Once you’ve found a wedding stationer you’re happy with, you can start working with them to design your stationery. They will help you choose the perfect paper, fonts, and colors. They will also help you with designing your invitations. Once you’re happy with the design, they will send it to the printer and mail to you or directly to your guests depending on the services you have agreed on.
Hiring a wedding stationer is a great way to ensure that your wedding stationery is perfect. They can take care of everything you have agreed upon in the contract, from choosing the right paper to mailing your invitations. This will free up your time so you can focus on other aspects of your wedding planning.
Additional tips for hiring a wedding stationer
- Do your research. Read reviews online and ask for recommendations from friends and family.
- Get everything in writing. This includes the scope of work, the timeline, and the payment schedule.
- Don’t be afraid to negotiate and decide which elements of the invitations you car most about whether it’s the paper, printing method, or embellishments. Wedding stationers are often willing to work with you on price based on your wants vs. needs.
- Be patient. It takes time to design and print wedding stationery. Be sure to allow enough time for the process. Here’s a great cheat sheet on the timing when working with a wedding stationer: