6 Things to Think About Before Mailing Your Wedding Invitations



As we’re sure you already know (we hope so, at least) your wedding invitations shouldn’t be treated like any old letter you slap a stamp on and leave in your mailbox for the mailman to pick up. Sending out your invites—and taking the proper precautions to ensure that they arrive in pristine condition—requires a bit more thought, because as we always say, they are the first impression your guests will have of your Big Day.

Before you head out to the post office (or, better yet, before you decide on an invitation suite), take a look at this list of five important things to consider when mailing your wedding invites.

Did you know that tissue paper inserts keep the ink on your invites from smudging, or that square invitations require extra postage? Those bits of advice, along with why you shouldn’t lick the envelopes shut and why you should ask the post office to hand cancel your stamps, are all included on this handy list.

In addition to those tips, we’d also like to remind you that you can actually have someone else mail your invites altogether. For an additional cost, many stationers will offer to bundle, address and mail your invites for you. All you have to do is ask!

RELATED: Outsource That! Or, How to Tackle Your Wedding To-Do List (and the Local Experts Who Can Help You)

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