Wedding Planning

Create your ever after stress-free with our wedding resources! Countdown to the wedding date and check off tasks with our Wedding Checklist and ensure you're prepared with print goods with our Wedding Essentials Guide.

Wedding Checklist

6-9 Months Prior to Wedding

  • Set a budget
  • Create guest list
  • Send save the dates

4-6 Months Prior to Wedding

  • Select wedding invitations including response cards, envelopes, etc.
    • Print method and design style
    • Select the enclosure envelope to support content
    • Include extra direction cards or reception cards as needed
  • Hire a calligrapher
    • White ink options for darker envelopes
    • Calligraphy pens available - or take a class
    • Order extra envelopes
  • Purchase labels
    • Pre-printed label options
    • Label sheets in a variety of Paper Source colors and styles
    • Downloadable templates online
  • Address embosser or custom self-inking stamp
    • Order embosser plates for use on invitations and thank you cards
    • Select ink color replacement pads for stamp machine
  • Line envelopes
  • Emboss the envelope before lining your envelopes
  • Order liners or purchase paper, template kit & tape runners

2-4 Months Prior to Wedding

  • Postage
    • Bring finished invitation sample to post office for weighing
    • Purchase pretty stamps
  • Stamp and mail invitations

1-2 Months Prior to Wedding

  • Traveling Guests
    • Create guest goodie bag
  • Create table numbers/names
    • Add table numbers or names using stamping, stenciling or printing
  • Make or purchase wedding party gifts
  • Order or make your wedding program
    • Names of attendants and flow of event
    • Folded booklet styled program with ribbon tie or twine finish
  • Work with caterer on menu
    • Print menu

1 Month Prior to Wedding

  • Organize seating chart
    • Write out escort/place cards (or deliver with list to calligrapher)
      • Consider color accents, stamping or other identifier for food preferences
  • Create favors for guests
    • Options available depending on idea or theme: cello bags, favor boxes, glassine envelopes, muslin or paper goodie bags
    • Purchase complementing inkpads, stamps, heat tool & embossing powders tape runners, etc. for DIY options
  • Order personalized stationery for thank you cards
    • Order return labels for ease in sending
    • Use embosser or custom self-inking stamp
  • Purchase guest book
    • Purchase elegant pen for writing
  • Purchase photo albums
    • Small albums for previewing images as gifts for the parents
    • Larger albums for final display of all your event and honeymoon photos

Wedding Essentials

Save the Dates

  • Order photo cards or make your own
  • Travel information
  • Printable magnet paper
  • Envelopes

Invitation Suite

  • Will you be printing & assembling?
  • Ceremony Invitation
  • Reception Invitation
  • Response Card
  • Maps & Directions
  • Activity/Itinerary Card
  • Accommodations Info
  • Valet Parking Card
  • Website Info
  • Downloadable Printing Templates
  • Seal & Sealing Wax
  • Envelopes

Bridal Shower

  • Event Invitation
  • Bridal Registry Info
  • Hostess Gifts & Thank You Notes

Wedding Weekend Events

  • Welcome Dinner
  • Post Wedding Brunch
  • Rehearsal Dinner

Day of the Event

  • Will you be printing and assembling?
  • Menus
  • Programs
  • Place Cards
  • Table Tents
  • Favor Boxes
  • Table Center Pieces
  • Chair Cards


  • Photo Album
  • Guest Book
  • Monogram Embosser

Correspondence Stationery

  • Thank You Notes
  • Envelopes
  • Address Labels
  • Address Embosser

Don't Forget

  • Rubber Stamps
  • Crafting Tools
  • Ribbon & Embellishments
  • Gift Bags
  • Gift Tags
  • Just Married Signs