Invitation Printing FAQ


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Have a question about printing custom Invitations? Check out these invitation printing FAQ and learn about our paper stocks, coating options, matching envelopes and more. 

Do you print portrait and landscape invitations?

Yes. Online printing lets you design custom invitations with a portrait or landscape orientation. 

What paper stocks are available?

You can design your own invitations on a variety of stocks, including coated, recycled, hemp, linen, felt weave and more. Learn more: Small Format Paper Stocks, Coated Paper Stocks vs. Uncoated Paper Stocks, Recycled Paper Stocks 

Should I use a text weight or cover weight stock?

This depends on the design of your invites and the aesthetic you want. Text weight stocks are lightweight and easy to fold. Cover weight stocks are more rigid and substantial. The higher the number, the thicker the stock. Learn more: Text Weight vs. Cover Weight   

If I add a fold, can I print on the inside of my invitation?

Yes. When you have a fold, the dropdown on the product page called “Printing on the Back” refers to the inside of the folded invitation. 

What do the different ink choices mean?

As a premium online printer, we offer a variety of ink choices for invitation printing. We recommend:

  • Black Only – For designs with no color.
  • Full Color – For designs with a wide range of colors.
  • Full Color + Spot White – If you want a white layer of ink printed in designated areas of your full color design.
  • White Only – If you do not want any color (or black) within your design.

Learn more: Color, Black vs. Full-Color Ink, White Ink Printing 

Can I proof my invitations?

Yes. A digital PDF soft proof will be available for your review within one business day after we receive your file upload. You’ll be able to review the project’s content, format and more and make any changes before it’s printed. Learn more: Proofs 

Can I add a coating or laminate to my invitations?

Yes. You can finish your custom invites with gloss and matte UV coatings or velvety Soft Touch laminate on one or two sides. Learn more: UV Coating, Soft Touch Laminate, Coating vs. Laminate 

Can I print extra invitations later?

Yes. You can place a reorder for extra invitations. However, we recommend adding extras to your initial order to avoid paying more later.

What’s the difference between simple and complex digital laser cutting?

Choose simple die cutting for shapes like circles, ovals, squares and rectangles. Choose complex die cutting for any shapes or cuts more intricate than that.

Can I create invitations with different designs and information in the same order?

Yes. With our Versions feature, you can print various designs to differ content on multiple invitations. For this online printing service, the designs can change but your invitations must be the same size, stock and finish. Learn more: Versions  

Are envelopes included? Can you print on the envelopes?

Envelopes are not included but you can add them to your invitations by choosing the coordinating size and stock from the Matching Envelopes dropdown. Learn more: Understanding Envelope Sizes

We can also print your envelopes with variable data to personalize each one. Simply choose your preference in the Envelope Printing dropdown. Learn more: Variable Data Printing

If you have questions about any of these invitation printing FAQ or other printing services, please contact customer service.

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