Now we know that us Hispanics love to save money so we do just that with weddings. But what happends when you have freinds and family that live hours away and you can’t simply handout your invitations without wasting money for gas? Let’s talk about mailing! It’s not tradition to mail them out, but here are tips to help you!
HAVE ONE STUFFED ENVELOPE WEIGHED AT THE POST OFFICE
Many wedding invitation ensembles can be mailed for one standard postage stamp or the cost of a wedding stamp (70¢ per 2 oz rather than 49¢ per 1 oz). However, if you choose a uniquely shaped invitation (square, for example) or if you upgrade to a thicker paper, you may surpass the weight limit per stamp. Have one ensemble weighed so you know exactly how much postage you need.
STAMP AND ADDRESS ALL OF THE RESPONSE CARD ENVELOPES
Get some pretty stamps for mailing those beautiful wedding invitations. The post office has a few options for wedding stamps but you can also get custom stamps from a number of places. Shutterfly has a really nice selection of custom postage stamps if you’re looking for something a little more personalized. Whichever way you go, be sure to order enough stamps for your invitations and response cards.
Send your invitation six to eight weeks prior to your wedding date, or 10-12 weeks for a destination wedding.