FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our handy wedding stationery FAQ page answers our most frequently asked questions about ordering your wedding stationery. If you have any other questions or want to to chat about your ideas, please get in touch here – we’d love to hear from you!

LEAD TIMES FOR INVITATIONS

  • 4 to 8 weeks for house collection 
  • 8 to 10 weeks for bespoke design 

LEAD TIMES FOR DAY-OF STATIONERY 

  • We recommend booking your day stationery 3 months ahead of your wedding.
  • All wording, guest names, seating plan, etc. must be emailed to us no later than 6 weeks  out.

RUSH SERVICE

  • A rush service may be available (rush fee applies) 
  • Let us know before placing your order and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.

You can order a sample pack of any of our house collection designs by clicking here. Sample packs are not personalised with your details but they are a great way to see and feel the quality of our stationery before placing your main order. Sample packs may include a range of font or foil colours, card colours and printing methods. This allows you to see the various ways in which you can customise your chosen design.

One invitation is usually given to each household, couple or individual. We recommend ordering an extra 10 – 15 invitations to cater for last minute additions, as reprints of small quantities can be very costly.

Absolutely! All colours and wording on our house designs can be changed. This includes colours of fonts, foil, cardstock and envelopes.  Fonts can also be changed for a small fee.

We offer a huge range of cardstocks and colours, depending on the printing method you choose. Digital colour invitations are usually printed on 350gsm card and foil/letterpress invitations are printing cardstock ranging between 350gsm and 600gsm.

Invitations and other wedding stationery are typically printed single-sided, however you can request double-sided printing for a small fee.

We stock a variety of envelopes including white, blush, cream, grey, black, sage green, forest green, dusty pink, pale blue, lemon and recycled kraft. White envelopes are complimentary. Coloured envelopes are an additional cost. 

Definitely! You can add foil to any of our designs (at additional cost). Foil is available in gold, rose gold or silver.  

Yes, for a small fee, we can print guests’ names on invitations and name/addresses on envelopes.

Of course. We offer a range of patterned envelope liners and belly bands to match our invitations.

Yes, all of our house designs are available for on-the-day stationery, including place cards, table plans, table numbers, menu cards, orders of service and thank you cards.

Absolutely! We offer a bespoke design service for couples that are after something truly unique that tells their story. Click here to read more about the bespoke design process or book in for a quick chat to explore whether this service is right for you.

Save the Date cards are usually sent out 6 to 12 months before the wedding. Invitations are usually sent out 3 to 4 months before, allotting more time for a destination wedding.

Yes! We can work with you to design invitations and stationery for any event, including engagements, hen parties, birthdays, christenings and baby showers. Please contact us for a quote.

The delivery charge will depend on your shipping location and order size, and will be included in your quote.

Please read our terms and conditions here. By using this website and/or purchasing any product(s) through Polka Dot Paper,  you accept that you are entering into a contract with us under those terms and conditions.

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