What is Assembly?

We offer assembly of most invitations that are layered or that have embellishments (for example the Versailles or Victoria Damask invitations). Assembly means that we will adhere each layer of the invitation together or tie any bows or ribbons. If you order a Pocket or Bloom, all of your layers will be mounted directly onto the Pocket or Bloom, unless otherwise specified. If you order an invitation with ribbon, your ribbon will be cut and attached to your invitation. Assembly does not include inserting your invitation and accessory cards directly into your envelopes.

We do not assemble any accessories such as seals, etc. If you are assembling yourself, we recommend a strong, thin double sided adhesive to attach the different layers of the invitations. Please DO NOT use any type of "wet" glue, since you don't want the cardstocks getting damp or wet which can lead to wrinkling and/or buckling, and in some cases we have found with rubber-cement glue, the actual letters falling off your invitation!

Special Circumstances > RSVP Realities

Q. I have received several reply cards on which guests have written the names of additional guests. These guests were not invited to bring dates, and I don’t have room for additional people at the reception. What do I do?

A. Unfortunately, many people are sometimes oblivious to the rules of etiquette when it comes to replying to formal parties (or at least they pretend to be oblivious). Making personal additions to a guest list is simply inappropriate and you don’t need to stand by and let it happen. One exception is if someone wishes to bring a spouse or fiancé, in which case etiquette dictates that they actually should have been included in the first place. The easiest (and least confrontational) way to deal with this is to have a host or other neutral party call the original guest directly. He or she can simply explain to the guest that the guest list has been finalized and the additional (+1) guest cannot be accommodated, due to catering and capacity arrangements that have already been cemented. If you wish, you can send a note to the original guest apologizing for the guest list restrictions and expressing your hope that he or she will still attend. Taking the high road may seem hard, but you’ll be glad looking back.