When To Send Out Your Wedding Stationery

Planning your Wedding is so much easier when you’re not under stress, and not being under stress when planning your Wedding is all about being prepared.

With that in mind in this post I’ll be sharing with you what Wedding Stationery Elements you need to send out and when. As knowing this even before you’ve ordered them will make the whole experience far more enjoyable and stress free for you.



SAVE THE DATES – 9-12 months

Aim to send out your Save the Dates 9 months ahead of your Wedding date.

TIP: If you’re having a destination wedding, send them out 12 months ahead of your Wedding date, allowing your Guests adequate time to schedule time off work and book their flights and hotels!


INVITATIONS – 6-8 weeks

Aim to send out your Wedding Invitations 6 – 8 weeks prior to your Wedding date.

But ensure you check timescales with your chosen Invitation Designer on when to order your Wedding Invitations as this will vary. So for example the average timescale for my Bespoke Design Service is up to 16 weeks. However, this will vary slightly depending on the scale and complexity of your project, but in my experience this allows you to fully enjoy the LGL experience without being under unnecessary stress and pressure.

Whereas the timescales when ordering from the Collection are much shorter at just 20 working days (approx. 4 weeks). Because these are already pre designed, we simply customise the wording and colours for you and send to print.

TIP: If you’ll be hand-writing guest addresses on yourself, have your Invitations delivered to you 1 week prior to the date you want to actually send them out.



Aim to send out your Thank You Cards within 1 month following your Wedding day… “ONE MONTH!?!” I hear you say lol. Don’t stress, this timescale is according to UK etiquette and whilst it would be nice for your guests, it’s not always practical – but do be sure to get them out as soon possible…

TIP: Order your Thank You Cards at the same time as you order your Invitations, that way you will not have to wait for them to be delivered to you and you will be prepared to send a card to any guests that send you a gift in advance of your day or to any Suppliers that you would like to thank along your Wedding Planning journey.

Truly hope these tips help!

Happy planning…

Love, Leonie xx

P.s. One thing I would urge you to bear in mind when ordering Bespoke Stationery is that every Stationery Designer is different, so one of the first questions you’d need to ask any potential Stationery Designer is “I need my Wedding Invitations by [insert your date] what’s your current timeline?” (you may also find the answer to this on their website).


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