Article Index – Planning Your Invitations
  • Pockets that fit 5 x 7 Invitations? YES! We have them!

    Your lovely invitations just arrived in the mail… But your new 5 x 7 invitations (also called A7 invitations) are too big to fit in your pocket folds. You’re not alone.  So many brides call us because this happens… All. The. Time. Most pocket brands are just too small to hold your invites, and you either have […]

  • Kelsey & Andrew’s Lake House Wedding

    Congratulations Kelsea & Andrew! We had so much fun working with this couple to design their perfect invitations.  When Kelsey first came to us, she wasn’t quite sure what she wanted design-wise.  She knew her invitation colors and that she wanted a Pocket Card invitation, so we started there.  Kelsea wanted a rustic look, to […]

  • Friday Feature – Ornate Patterns & Frames

    We’ve been seeing bold patterns trending in almost every industry this season, so it’s no surprise that these same designs are carrying over into the wedding industry! I am absolutely in love with the way this invitation suite combines eye-catching patterns with ornate frames and a splash of color to keep things looking fresh and […]

  • Oz – Invitation Inspiration Color of the Week

    Can you almost smell the scent of Pine? The inspiration color for this week is Oz – a deep forest green metallic cardstock.  Gorgeous for anytime of year, but especially during the holiday season, this elegant stock pairs equally well with white or cream, bronze, gold, or even a splash of red if you want […]

  • Color of the Week – Bing

    Nothing screams “Christmas!” quite like a bright shade of red. The holidays are in full swing, so we thought this would be an appropriate color of the week to kick of December! This fun and cheery red can be paired with winter white, a classic ivory, or even a rustic kraft – so when it […]

  • Color of the Week: Tangelo

    Tangelo represents the brilliant hues of fall.  This deep orange metallic cardstock pairs equally well with chocolate and burgundy, or cream and navy, or so many other options, and always brings a bright splash of color to your invitations, and day-of items such as table numbers, menus, programs and place cards. We can help you […]

  • Top Trend – Vintage Motifs and Embellishments

      Happy November!  Now that the holidays are fast approaching, we wanted to share this gorgeous green and cream invitation, perfect for a winter wedding. We loved the intricate vintage design elements paired with the aged fonts and pine-tree motif on this rustic winter wedding invitation. Here are some close-ups so you can see the […]

  • Invitation Design That Sets the Mood for YOUR Wedding

    Your invitation is one of the first things your guests will see to introduce them to your wedding. Invitations not only convey the time, date, and place, but also give guests some clues about the theme, formality, and mood of the event. In this article, we will explore how different fonts and layouts totally change […]

  • Congrats 2013 Grads!

    By Paula Smith How do you say “We are so proud of you!” Shout it out! The best way is to send out a custom Graduation Announcement, of course.  We offer many options for Graduation Announcements. One of my personal favorite is a Photo Card. It can be as simple as a single photo with […]

  • Top Trends of 2013

    Can you believe it’s almost April? Spring is upon us, and before it gets much further, we want to share some of the top trends in wedding invitations for 2013 with you. In no particular order, we’ll start off with an invitation that not only features some fantastic detail, but also features our own TAYVA! […]

  • Choose Your Colors – Spring 2013

    Top colors as identified by for 2013 For all you brides getting ready for a spring or summer wedding this year, we’ll take some tips from top designers and celebrate color!  We’ll have more features on the top trends of 2013 in the next few weeks, so be sure to join us on FACEBOOK […]

  • A “Mason Jar” themed Rustic Wedding

    Rustic weddings are hot, and we have been dying to share this delightful rustic invitation suite that we created for Erin & Jason, along with Wedding Coordinator Shannon McLeod (whom we adore, by the way!).  And we thought it would be fun to take you through the design process of how this invitation came to […]

  • New 2012 Colors

    Exciting News… Envelopments has just released the new colors for 2012. These include several new mattes, metallics, and a gorgeous new pattern called Trellis in 10 colors! These colors are shipping now, and most of our site is updated so you can order online. ← → x × Previous Next

  • It’s Never Too Early…

    To Plan the Perfect Invitations! by Tayva Bloomer You’ve found the man of your dreams and you’re sporting a bit of sparkle on a very important finger. In other words, you’re engaged! Lucky you 🙂 Now what? If you’re anything like most brides, you’re probably feeling completely elated…and slightly overwhelmed. With so much to do, […]

  • 5 Ways to Stay Cool at your Summer Wedding

    1) Personalized Water Bottles– Help your guest stay cool while at your joyous event with these adorable personalized water bottles.  If you don’t find a design that works for you wedding, we can help you design a custom label for your bottles.  Ask us for pricing on custom label design. ← → x × Previous […]

  • Part 2: Choosing Your Invitation Colors – FALL 2011

    Get tips from top designers at NYC Fashion week to help you select colors from Fall’s hottest color trends.

  • All About Postage – Part II: Custom Stamps

    Black & bright green Pocketfold Invitation -

    Since our last post, we’ve had a lot of questions on doing custom stamps to complement your wedding ensemble. These are so easy, and not much more expensive than regular postage stamps!  The two online services we have used and like the best are PhotoStamps and Zazzle (you can also go to our new Zazzle […]

  • All About Postage – Part 1: The Post Office

    Infomation on mailing your wedding invitations -

    Because we get so many questions about mailing invitations, we decided to do a post to help answer a few of your postal questions. Postage rates for your invitations are determined by weight, size, and “nonmachinable characteristics”so we’ll discuss each of these one at a time. Weight – a regular first class letter rate 1 […]

  • Pocketfolds 101: Anatomy of an Invitation

    Make your own invitations - purple pocketfold -

    What goes into an invitation?  Let’s start by taking a look at the pieces of an Envelopments® Pocketfold invitation, our most popular style. The outer piece, called a Pocketfold® enclosure, is the base for your invitation.  This can be any color from our full line of cardstocks: Mattes, Metallics, Texutured Metallics, and Patterned Cardstocks  – […]

  • Welcome to our NEW e-learning Blog

    Gold & Aqua Envelopments Pocketfold Invitation -

    From all of us at University, we look forward to helping you earn your online “invitation” degree!  Be sure to bookmark our site so you can check back often, or join us on Facebook or Twitter for update announcements. Best of luck in this and all your future projects. –The Creative Team ← […]

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