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It can be difficult to choose your stationery with so many different options available. Ordering a sample is a great way to show you the quality, colours and style so that you can make up your mind. We offer 2 different types of sample: a simple Generic Sample or a fully personalised Electronic Sample. Available in 3 sizes, these liners add a personalised touch to your envelopes ready to be revealed when opened. Choose to personalise them with a message or a design to match your stationery. Opt to have envelopes pre-addressed with a return address for RSVP envelopes or with your guests’ addresses for invitations/save the dates or leave them blank. Mini C7 envelopes cannot be personalised with addresses.
Generic Sample: A Kraft brown envelope with an envelope liner as shown in the listing photographs. This sample will show you the size, quality, style and colour of your chosen envelope liner. We do not personalise them in any way and you will receive a sample as shown in the images, but with your selected size and liner colour. There is no need to send us any details. We’ll dispatch your sample as soon as possible, usually within 1 or 2 working days.
Electronic Sample: Perhaps you’ve had a Generic Sample already and are happy with the quality but would now like to see what your information would look like in your chosen design. Perhaps you need to have the design tweaked? Then this is the option for you! We create an electronic proof of your chosen envelope liner. You can make changes to your proof until you are happy with them. If we don’t hear from you for 10 days, then we will presume that you were happy with the most recent proofs and close the order out. Please note that an electronic sample is not suitable for printing at home. It is purely for you to see what your information will look like in your chosen design.
Proofs - Please note that all proofs are shown on a white background irrespective of your chosen liner colour. Please always read any annotations on your proofs.
Our envelope liners are made to fit the Kraft brown envelopes we supply with our stationery.
C5 envelope fits an A5 card (21cm x 14.8cm)
C6 envelope fits an A6 card (approx. 16.2cm x 11.4cm)
C7 envelope fits an A7 card (approx. 11.2cm x 8.3cm)
Medium Stickers: 37mm Dia (for C5 envelopes)
Mini Stickers: 30mm Dia (for C6 & C7 envelopes)
To help you choose the right size:
A5 is our standard/large invitation size
A6 is our Mini Invitation size, a large Save the Date or additional cards to go with a large A5 invite
A7 is our Mini Save the Date size or mini additional cards to go with a mini invitation.
Choose the type of sample you would like to receive. For an Electronic Sample, either include any information with the order or email it to us afterwards at your convenience. There is no need to send any information if ordering a Generic Sample.
Once we receive your order, Generic Samples will be dispatched within a day or two. For Electronic Samples, a member of our design team will create electronic proofs using the information you have supplied, usually within 2 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 close the order out. If after placing an order you haven’t heard from us within 3 working days, please get in touch.
Generic Samples are usually dispatched within 1 or 2 working days.
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.
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*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).
Order a sample of our beautiful envelope liners fitted into one of our Kraft brown envelopes! Printed onto either white or ivory paper, they can be tucked into the envelope and fixed in place for an additional bit of charm and delight. Give them that personal touch to really make your stationery pop and take your post from standard to statement with the lift of a flap! Samples are a great way to try out different styles and designs so that you find your perfect match. Read on to find out more about the samples available.
Select Priority at checkout & your order
will jump to the front of the queue
and take priority!
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