Weddings

Everything You Need To Know About Wedding Stationery

11/30/2013 04:49am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly

Your wedding stationery does not start and stop with your invitations. Oh, no. There are so many other paper pieces to consider before (save-the-dates), during (menus), and after your wedding (thank you cards). So before you part ways with your stationery designer, make sure you have all of your wedding paper bases covered. Here are 15 stationery pieces you and your beloved might want to have at the ready.

Let’s talk about the weeks and months leading up to your wedding.

First, build your wedding party.


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Then there are showers, bachelorette parties, and bachelor parties to attend.


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Mail your save-the-dates at least six months prior to your wedding.

And don’t forget to invite your wedding party and other notable guests (typically those traveling in from out of town) to your rehearsal dinner.


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Hooray! Your wedding has arrived!

Welcome guests with an itinerary if you’re planning a weekend full of festivities.


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Provide everyone with a program at your ceremony.

Almost everyone will want a cocktail (and they’ll want to know what’s in it) during cocktail hour.

Help guests find their seats with place cards.

Place menu signs at each place setting or explain the choice at each station at your buffet.

A few weeks after your wedding, there's still one more thing to do.

Make sure to mail out your thank you notes to your guests.


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What stationery pieces are you including at your wedding?

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