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Save the Date Timeline Q & A

What are Save the Dates?

Save the Dates are a fun and practical way to inform friends, family and out-of-town guests about your wedding day. Available in Magnets or Cards, Save the Dates give your guests plenty of time to plan ahead. Whether your theme is destination, classic, modern, or unique, you can personalize any Save the Date to capture your colors and complement your wedding style.

Who should I send my Save the Dates to?

Save the Dates should be sent to wedding guests only, since you’re requesting the recipient to set aside your wedding day. Remember to send one to each member of your wedding party, too! Also, it is polite—​and practical—​to send a Save the Date to your wedding vendors (e.g., photographer, videographer, officiant, pianist).

When should I order my Save the Dates?

When should I send my Save the Dates to my guests?

When can I expect to receive my Save the Date order?

Style Tip: Carrier Cards are a chic way to nestle your magnet with personalized wedding details.

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Wedding Invitations Timeline Q & A

When should I start planning my Invitation ensemble?

We recommend starting your Invitations at least 6 months in advance. Since your Wedding Invitations will set the style and tone for your wedding, you’ll want to allow yourself plenty of time to discover, decide, and design your ensemble. Below are three easy steps to keep your Invitation planning fun and stress-free:

1. Discover
Get inspired! Take time to research trends, explore color schemes, and discover patterns, textures, and designs you like. Spark ideas by perusing our wedding blog and wedding inspiration boards. While exploring, think of ways your Invites can be personalized to fit your wedding style or theme.

2. Decide
Time to decide! After gathering ideas, sit down with your partner to discuss options for color, design, layout, and paper. Even if you don’t have all the little details figured out, try to define the overall style and tone that you two envision for your Wedding Invitations.

3. Design
It’s play time! Shop our wide selection of Wedding Invitations to find the design(s) that match your vision. Next, use Design Studio—​our online personalization tool—​to make the design completely yours: Personalize the colors, upload your photos, change the fonts and add your wording!

Tip: Avoid stationery stress by reading our Top Ten Stationery Mistakes.

When should I order my Invitations?

When can I expect to receive my Invitation order?

When should I mail my Invitations to guests?

Style Tip: Embellishments add harmonious beauty and depth to your Invitations. Enhance your suite with personalized Holders, Envelope Liners, Vellum, Vellum Bands, and Labels & Seals.

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Reception & Favors Timeline Q & A

What types of Reception Items can I order?

MagnetStreet offers fun Reception Items such as Menu Cards, Place Cards, and Table Numbers. Personalized to match your Invitations or color scheme, Reception Items carry your wedding look all the way to the reception.

What types of Favors can I order?

When should I order my Favors and Reception Items?

How many Wedding Favors should I order?

How many Place Cards should I order?

How many Table Numbers should I order?

When can I expect my Favors and Reception Items?

When should I begin assembling my Favors
     and writing out my Place Cards?

Style Tip: Coordinate your entire reception table display! Most of our Wedding Favors come in coordinating Place Cards, Menu Cards, and Table Numbers.

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Programs Timeline Q & A

What types of Wedding Programs can I order?

We offer Wedding Programs in a variety of sizes, shapes, and folds. Whether you want a modern, photo layout or a simple, elegant format, you can personalize any design to suit your unique ceremony style.

When should I start creating my Wedding Programs?

We recommend starting your Programs at least 2 months in advance, personalizing them piece by piece along the way. After you decide on a design, start personalizing the details you already know, such as wedding colors, wedding party members, etc. As the rest of your ceremony details get finalized, simply add and save them to your design. You’ll save yourself from last-minute stress of creating the whole Program in one sitting!

When should I order my Programs?

We recommend ordering Programs at least 1–​3 months in advance—​even if your guest count hasn’t been finalized. With so many details to button down before the big day, it’s better to order too many than to order too late!

How many Programs should I order?

When can I expect to receive my Programs?

Style Tip: Many Program designs come in coordinating Invites, Reception Items, and Thank Yous. Carry your design throughout your entire Wedding Stationery suite!

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Thank You Timeline Q & A

When should I order my Thank Yous?

If you plan to include a wedding day photo on your Thank You:
We recommend ordering your Thank Yous as soon as you have received and chosen your favorite photo(s). To get a head start on your Thank Yous, personalize the rest of your design while waiting to receive your digital files from your photographer.

If you do not plan on including a wedding day photo:
We recommend ordering your Thank Yous at the same time as your Wedding Invitations. This will ensure you are carrying over the same colors, font, and style for your Wedding Stationery.

When can I expect to receive my Thank You Cards?

Your Thank Yous will arrive approximately 6–​11 business days from the date of your proof approval. Once you approve your proof, there is a production time of 5–​6 business days, after which your order will ship via UPS Ground, which takes 1–​5 business days. (During checkout you will have the option to expedite shipping if you wish.)

When should I send Thank You Cards to guests?

Who receives a Thank You Card?

Is there specific wording I should use on my Thank Yous?

Style Tip: Create your own Personalized Stationery to thank your vendors, wedding party, and fiance throughout the wedding planning process.

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