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Our double-sided, Printed Gatefold Wedding Invitations offer plenty of space to add all the information you need to send out to your guests. You have the option of adding in additional cards too. You choose which information to put where and we can even change or tweak the design for you. They are fully customisable.
Optional matching tags, sleeves, stickers, and envelope liners give them another personal touch. We are careful to select only the best quality card so that we can create something for you and your guests to hold and cherish forever. We can create the rest of your stationery to match your chosen design or change these to match one of our other designs.
Cards are printed on both sides and then creased for folding. They will arrive flat in stacks ready for you to fold and tie or wrap with a sleeve. Tuck in any additional cards and pop them in the envelopes provided to post to your guests.
Read on for a full explanation of every aspect of these invitations and how to order.
CAN I MAKE CHANGES?
The answer is YES! The one question we are asked on a daily basis is “Can we change the text/font/layout etc?”. We fully customise everything so if you’d prefer to word your invitations differently from those pictured, just tell us when placing your order. Our photographs show just one example. Perhaps you’d prefer invitations for some other event? No problem, they are fully customisable. Need the colour or design tweaking? Just let us know when ordering. Like the style but would prefer a completely different design or have a design of your own? No problem, please either order our Custom Design or you can simply add a note to this one. If you’ve seen a product elsewhere on our website with a design you like, please just add a note to your order and we’ll create a sleeve invitation set to match.
CARD COLOUR: After lots of trial and error, we have selected 3 top quality card types for you to choose from. Smooth White 330gsm card is a lovely clean white colour and our most popular choice. Our Smooth Ivory 330gsm card is less bright and a good alternative if you’re not so keen on white. Finally, our Premium Cream 350gsm card is noticeably thicker and has a gorgeous, very light texture. It’s pale creamy colour is our favourite and really takes invitations to another level (sleeves would be on white or ivory paper).
DAY OR EVENING: Each variation (day, eve, different language, different timings etc) must be ordered separately and is subject to the minimum order quantity.
INVITE ONLY: This is the double-sided invitation card on its own and without any additional cards. Envelopes are included.
INVITE + 1 CARD: The double-sided invitation card plus one small additional card. You choose whether it is RSVP, Gift Message, Menu Options, or any other information or personal message. They are fully customisable! Don’t forget you can have printing on the back of additional cards too. Envelopes are included.
INVITE +2 CARDS: The double-sided invitation card plus two small additional cards. You choose whether they are RSVP, Gift Message, Menu Options, or any other information or personal message. They are fully customisable! Don’t forget you can have printing on the back of additional cards too. Envelopes are included.
All of the above are fully customised for you. You will receive a digital proof so that you can check that you are completely happy with everything and can make any amendments before we send them to print. We always recommend ordering a few extra invitations for those late additions to the guest list.
PERSONALISED GUEST NAMES
To keep things really neat and save time, you can opt to have us print the individual guest names on all your invitations. We must be able to copy and paste a list of names. The name(s) for each invitation must be typed on a separate line exactly as you would like them written and without any preceding numbers or symbols. Please request instructions from us if you are unsure.
NO THANKS – If you don’t need a sleeve or tag with your invitations, select this option.
TWINE ONLY – Lengths of twine long enough to wrap twice around your folded invitation and tie neatly.
TAG & TWINE – Personalised printed tag with a hole punched and lengths of twine. Tags come in a separate stack and the twine is cut ready for you to thread through the tag and tie to the folded invitations.
SLEEVE WITH BLANK STICKER - Personalised sleeves with round blank stickers to fix the sleeve together. Let us know whether you’d like a matt, gloss, or transparent sticker. If not specified, they will come with matt stickers as standard.
SLEEVE WITH MATCHING STICKER – Personalised sleeves with matching round personalised stickers. Let us know whether you’d like a matt, gloss, or transparent sticker. If not specified, they will come with matt stickers as standard.
PRINTING ON BACK OF ADDITIONAL CARD
If you have a lot of information, you can choose to have it printed onto the back of the invitation or one of your additional cards. This is great for an RSVP card with menu options on one side and RSVP information on the other.
ENVELOPE COLOUR: Kraft brown envelopes are included as standard. Other colours are available for a small surcharge. Just click on the colour you would like. We’ve searched for a long time to find the best quality envelopes at affordable prices and are really happy with what we now stock. If you do need a different colour, let us know and we’ll see what we can find.
ADDRESSED INVITATION ENVELOPES: To keep things neat and save time, you can have us print all your guests’ names & addresses onto the invitation envelopes for you. We will need a spreadsheet from you with the information for each envelope on a single row and each line on that envelope in a separate column. Please ask us for instructions and/or a blank template to fill in.
ENVELOPE LINER: We can create matching envelopes liners to fit into your invitation envelopes. We will create them to match the invitation design, but you can of course choose any other design to compliment your invites. Just let us know when ordering. You can have them loose so that you glue them in yourself, or you can opt for pre-assembled where we do that for you.
MATCHING STICKER TO SEAL YOUR ENVELOPE: A matching sticker for your envelopes gives a hint of what’s to come. Choose from matt heart stickers, or round matt, gloss, or transparent stickers. You choose what goes on the sticker. If you’d like to order extra stickers, you can order additional stickers here.
RSVP ENVELOPE: RSVP envelopes come in two sizes to match the additional small square or A7 cards. They cannot be personalised as they are too small to fit through our printers.
RSVP ENVELOPE COLOUR: Kraft brown is our standard range, or you can select one of the other colours for a small surcharge.
RSVP ENVELOPE LINER: We can create matching envelopes liners to fit into your RSVP envelopes. We will create them to match the invitation design, but you can of course choose any other design to compliment your invites. Just let us know when ordering. You can have them loose so that you glue them in yourself, or you can opt for pre-assembled where we do that for you.
This is where you can write any notes about your order. If you feel it’s too much to put all the information in here, feel free to email it to us afterwards at your convenience.
We have a minimum order quantity for new orders. If you just need a single invitation, please order a Personalised Sample. If you need reprints, please use the link at the top of the page.
Please check out our FAQ Section if you have any questions not answered here or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When folded the invitation is approximately 14.8 x 14.8 cm
When open the gatefold is approximately 29.6 x 14.8 cm
Additional small cards are approximately 12cm² (A7 also available on request)
The tag is approximately 5 x 8.3cm
Twine is long enough to wrap twice around the folded invitation
Stickers are Medium 37mm dia
Envelope for invitations – Square 15.5 x 15.5 cm
RSVP envelopes – Square 13 x 13 cm (C7 available for A7 cards if requested)
Please note that all recycled Kraft brown envelopes can have shade variations as it is a natural product.
‘Create’ your invite pack yourself by selecting the relevant options from the drop-down menus. Either include the information for your cards with the order or email it to us afterwards at your convenience.
Once we receive your order a member of our design team will create electronic proofs using the information you have supplied usually within 2 – 3 working days. The proofs will be emailed to you. Unlike many companies, we do not limit the number of changes you can make to your proofs within reason. Once you are happy with them, let us know and we will send them to print. Nothing goes to print without your approval. If after placing an order you haven’t heard from us at all within 3 working days, please get in touch. Please add email@example.com to your safe senders list as proofs are sent using a different server and often end up in spam.
We normally print an order within 6 working days after you have approved any proofs. The whole process normally takes around 10 days plus delivery time depending on the product and whether or not amendments are made to the proofs. If you need your order quickly then please check the ‘Priority Processing’ box during checkout.
Please note that your order will arrive with all separate cards & sleeves in stacks and sheets with stickers ready for you to assemble.
After you have approved your proof, we aim to dispatch your order within 4 - 15 working days, depending on your product type (please see individual product details for dispatch times). Samples are usually dispatched within 1 - 3 working days. Shipping times may vary due to bank holidays or during busy periods.
Royal Mail 2nd Class postage and a standard courier takes between 3-5 working days.
Royal Mail 1st Class postage takes 2 – 3 working days.
*Next Day Delivery takes 1 or 2 working days (weekends & holidays excluded).
*Next Day Options are only available for UK mainland. Please contact us separately for shipping to Northern Ireland or any of the other islands or highlands.
If you require any other shipping such as Express or shipping abroad then please contact us separately for a quote.
FAST TRACK ORDERS
*If you choose to add Priority Processing to your order, it will jump to the front of the queue and take priority. We will make sure that your order is processed as quickly as possible from proofs through to printing and dispatch. We will aim to prepare your proofs within 1 or 2 days and will also endeavour to dispatch your order within 1 – 2 full working days from approving your proofs.
Please contact us for availability before placing your order.
Please note that your order will still be dispatched using whichever shipping method you choose during checkout. We recommend selecting our Next Day delivery service (UK mainland only. Weekends & holidays excluded).
Beautiful, folded gatefold wedding invitations with your choice of Kraft brown, white, or coloured envelopes and optional additional cards. These invites are printed on thick 330gsm smooth white or ivory cardstock or on our Premium 350gsm Cream Lightly Textured card and then creased for easy folding. Finish off by tying with twine & a tag or by adding a sleeve.
We can change almost any aspect of the invitation so if you would like something altered, please don’t hesitate to ask.
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