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FAQs

What should I expect during our first consultation?

Prior to your consultation, please fill out and return the Event Details form that was emailed to you with your appointment confirmation.  We must receive this form no less than 24 hours prior to your scheduled call/appointment, otherwise we will need to reschedule your consultation.

During your scheduled appointment, you will talk with one of our designers to discuss the pertinent information regarding your wedding.  Most costs are outlined on our website for Collection items; Bespoke work will receive an estimated range of cost within 5-7 business days (it is impossible to quote an exact cost for Bespoke until the final design is confirmed).

How much will the invitations cost?

We find that most of our clients will spend between 7-12% of their total wedding budget on stationery (yes, we know, the wedding websites allocate a lower percentage!).

The amount of money you spend is directly correlated to the following factors:

  • Quantity
  • Print Method
  • Number of Inserts
  • Amount of Assembly/Hand Work
  • Amount of Supply

For an average order of 100 invitations and insert(s), most of our customers spend:

  • Flat Print: $950-$1,500
  • One Color Letterpress: $1,320-$2,050
  • Two Color Letterpress: $1,565-$2,515
  • One Color Foil Stamp: $1,660-$2,710
  • One Color Letterpress + One Color Foil Stamp: $2,120-$3,620
  • One Color Engraved: $1,600-2,650
  • Two Color Engraved: $2,200-$3,250
  • Pocket Fold Invitations: $1,500-4,000
  • Envelope Liner: $175
  • Handwritten Calligraphy: $350 (outer envelopes only) – 500 (outer and inner envelope set)
  • Computer-Generated Digital Envelope Addressing: $200 (outer envelopes only) – 300 (outer and inner envelope set)
  • Fully Bespoke Work: $500-1,000 design fee plus production costs of $2,500+ (design fee is a separate fee from production costs)

I am so excited to work with Paper Rock Scissors  – when will I receive my proofs?

In order to receive proofs and a full design composite, a contract must be in place and a deposit must be posted.

Can you address my invitation envelopes, too?

Yes, we can address your invitation envelopes!  We have two types of envelope addressing: handwritten calligraphy and computer-generated digital envelope addressing.  We will be happy to show you samples when you are at the studio or over our Skype/Facetime conversation.

Can you stuff, seal & stamp the invitations, too?

We can certainly stuff, seal & stamp your invitations for you!  We can also take them to the post office on your behalf.  Please inquire for more information on cost. You will be required to sign a release form prior to drop-off at the post office.

Do you have pocket fold invitations, letterpress, foil stamping, etc?

We offer many amazing additions like metallic papers, pocket folds, satin ribbons, rhinestones, extra layering, hang tags, specialty print methods (thermograph, letterpress, foil stamping, engraving, thermograph), laser cutting, and die cutting.

Have you ever worked with my venue?

It is very likely we have worked with your venue, photographer, cinematographer, florist, wedding planner, etc in some capacity. We work with clients who are being married in the finest of venues all over the world.

In Philadelphia
The Logan (formerly Four Seasons Philadelphia)
Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
Le Meridien Philadelphia
The Union League of Philadelphia
Crystal Tea Room
Union Trust
Ballroom at the Ben
Tendenza
Cescaphe Ballroom
VIE
The Waterworks
Down Town Club
Atrium at the Curtis Center
Philadelphia Cricket Club

In Suburban Philadelphia
Grace Winery at Sweetwater Farm
Normandy Farm
Philadelphia Country Club
Overbrook Country Club
Aronimink Country Club
Merion Golf Club
The Lake House Inn
Holly Hedge
Manufacturers Golf and Country Club
North Hills Country Club
St. Davids Golf Club
Gulph Mills Golf Club
The Manor House at Commonwealth

At the New Jersey Shore
Atlantic City Country Club
One Atlantic
Congress Hall
Hotel Alcott
The Reeds at Shelter Haven
Ashford Estate
Bonnet Island Estate
Mallard Island Yacht Club
The Stateroom LBI
Avalon Yacht Club
Yacht Club of Sea Isle City

In Manhattan
Manhattan Penthouse
Chelsea Piers
The Plaza Hotel NYC
Le Parker Meridien NYC
JW Marriott Essex House
OHEKA Castle

In Texas
Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas

In Colorado
Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gultch

In Florida
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
Four Seasons Orlando
Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

In the Caribbean
Atlantis Paradise Island
One and Only Ocean Club
Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas

In Europe
Gasthof zum Kirchenwirt