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!

The Traditional Wedding Invitation

You have a distinctly classic style, and plan to incorporate the time-tested elements of tradition into your special day. Your wedding invitation should echo your sentimental sentiments. There are endless opportunities to incorporate long-established customs and traditions into your ceremony…and a classic wedding invitation is an easy place to start. Explore these timeless selections:

Classic Organza Wedding Invitations

Timeless Style Wedding Invitations

Bridal Elegance Wedding Invitations

Ultimate Elegance Wedding Invitations

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Our definition of tradition (Your mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother likely followed some of the following wedding invitation norms):

The most traditional (and still very popular today) wedding invitation is engraved on heavy white or ecru cardstock. A tissue layover is generally placed on top of the invitation before it’s placed in the envelope. An inner envelope is set inside an outer envelope.

A traditional wedding invitation will include the following in each mailing:

  • Outer envelope
  • Inner envelope
  • Wedding invitation
  • Response card
  • Reception card

The combination above is the most traditional and basic version of the wedding invitation. You should feel free to include as many additional touches and embellishments as you wish.