every thing it’s essential to find out about day of stationery

Your invites are within the mail, and now it’s time to begin eager about day of stationery.  When you’re questioning what day of stationery is, you aren’t alone.  In brief, it’s the paper items that you simply’ll be utilizing on the day of your wedding ceremony.  Assume menus, applications, place playing cards, desk numbers and extra — actually any paper good that you simply’ll be utilizing the day of the actual wedding.

Regardless of how straightforward this sounds, there are numerous questions that come together with ordering day of stationery:

  • What items do I really need?
  • What number of items ought to I order?
  • When do I have to order my day of stationery?
  • How a lot is that this going to price me?!

I create menus, applications, place playing cards and extra to match and praise your wedding ceremony invitation design.  I really like branding weddings from high to backside and getting tremendous artistic with day of stationery.


Ceremony Packages

Packages are essential for those who’re having a Catholic ceremony or a mixed-faith ceremony.  Packages present numerous makes use of in your visitors:  they supply details about the marriage celebration and your households, the order of ceremony, and may even be an area so that you can thank visitors for coming to your wedding ceremony and supporting you on you wedding ceremony day.

I all the time suggest that you simply order one program per couple.  Not everybody will decide them up, together with the bridal celebration, and it’s all the time good to have a couple of extras for keepsakes.

Typical measurement of ceremony applications:  5″x7″, 4.25″x9″, 4.25″x11″, or booklet model

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Dinner Menus

I completely love getting artistic with dinner menus at every place setting!  There are such a lot of methods to design and place a menu, and methods to make them private.  Even with a buffet model meal, I encourage brides to think about a dinner menu card.  They add colour and dimension to the desk, and visitors like to know what they’ll be consuming.

Variety of Dinner Menus wanted for a Wedding ceremony Reception: One per grownup visitor.

Measurement of Dinner Menus: 3.75×9.25, 5×7, or Customized

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Black Tie Dinner Menu Wedding

Square Wedding Menu with Ribbon

Arch Diecut Wedding Menu with White Ink

Escort Playing cards/Place Playing cards

Escort playing cards inform visitors which desk they’re sitting at, whereas place playing cards inform visitors which seat they’re sitting at.  Place playing cards are solely crucial for those who’re having assigned seating, which is critical for those who’re having a plated meal.

Escort playing cards might be changed with a seating chart.  In any other case, I all the time suggest a flat or tented card.  Flat playing cards might be tucked into floral preparations or hung whereas tented playing cards might be displayed elaborately on a desk.  Escort playing cards embody a visitors identify and desk quantity.

Place playing cards could have the visitors identify and their meal indicator.  That is so the server can rapidly and silently inform which meal goes to which visitor.

Variety of Place Playing cards Wanted: One per visitor
Variety of Escort Playing cards Wanted: One per couple or household (assuming they’ll be seated on the similar desk)
Measurement of Flat of Folded Place/Escort Playing cards: 2″x3.5″ or customized

Escort Card Display

Escort Card Display



Relying in your particular person occasion, every couple would require totally different signage.  Signage can tie the invites and day of stationery collectively.

A few of the hottest signage concepts in your wedding ceremony embody:

  • Hashtag Signal
  • Giant Scale Signage – like a Welcome Signal, Ceremony Signal, Unplugged Ceremony Signal
  • Signature Drink Signal
  • Guestbook Signal
  • Cookie Desk Signal
  • Bar Menu Signal

Indicators might be totally different sizes, but when they’re getting in a photograph body they’re often 5×7 or 8×10. With hashtag and bar/drink indicators, you would possibly wish to order two however often one of many remaining designs is ample!

Variety of Indicators Wanted: Varies relying on logistics

White and Green Wedding at PPG Wintergarden in Pittsburgh PA


Desk Numbers

Desk numbers are a will need to have at your wedding ceremony reception!  How else will visitors know what desk they’re sitting at?  I generally see desk numbers displayed in frames, however you possibly can actually get artistic on the way you show or print them.

We will die lower these, or print them double sided.

Variety of Indicators Wanted: One per desk at your reception

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When to Order Day of Stationery

I like to recommend beginning the method about 4 to 6 months upfront.  This provides us time to design and revise the items, with loads of time to print them.  We will finalize a amount after your last visitor rely quantity is in.  I like to recommend sending these items to print three weeks previous to your wedding ceremony date, however positively at least two weeks earlier than with a purpose to give ample time to print and ship to you.

How A lot Does Day of Stationery Price?

Prices for these items will vary greatly depending on the quantity ordered and finished size. One of many greatest questions we’re requested is, “How a lot does day of stationery price?”. It’s onerous to present a quantity as a result of it will depend on so many components: What amount do you want?  Are you including any elaborations, like wax seals or ribbon?  A free session is all that stands between you and the invites of your desires.


PACKAGE 1, $825.00
100 tent-fold escort playing cards
20 desk numbers
2 8″x10″ bar indicators
100 double sided wedding ceremony applications
1 8″x10″ cookie desk signal

PACKAGE 2, $1300
150 tent-fold place playing cards
20 desk numbers
3 8″x10″ indicators (bar signal, cookie desk signal, present desk signal)
150 double sided wedding ceremony applications
2 24″x36″ indicators (welcome signal, seating chart)

PACKAGE 3, $2700
13 desk numbers
1 24″x36″ welcome signal
120 wedding ceremony menus
110 scroll escort playing cards
1 acrylic hanging textual content lower out
1 angled bar menu
75 wedding ceremony applications
1 8″x10″ visitor guide signal

After you have a common estimate of your visitor rely and an thought for sizing, I’m comfortable to offer a personalised quote based mostly on precisely what you want! Contact me to get started!