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Wedding Invitation Timeline

1 year ahead

Start looking through magazines, wedding blogs and stationery websites to get an idea of what you like. Print and save anything that catches your eye.


6 to 9 months ahead

Make an appointment with Paper on Pine to browse our invitation selection and discuss design ideas, printing processes, addressing options and pricing.


5 to 6 months ahead

Schedule an appointment to place your order. Have a final count and wording prepared. Start compiling and reviewing your final mailing list. Send envelopes to be addressed once the order arrives.


2 months ahead

Stamp and mail your invitations 6-8 weeks prior to the big day.


1 to 2 months ahead

Order all day-of stationery pieces like programs, menus, table numbers and place cards.


What to Bring to your Appointment

Your colors, magazine tear-outs or printed inspiration from websites, an idea of your budget, wording, number of invitations needed.