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Resources & FAQ's

We have thoughtfully curated our most asked questions and we hope it’s helpful for you! You can always contact us if you find that you have a question or concern that we haven’t addressed!

the process

For Weddings

Wedding FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS —

Our sample packet offers a choice of three print methods, as well as a variety of paper weights, our choices of colored paper, colored envelopes, and a range of our available add-on items (wax seals, envelope liners, and more!) I’m a firm believer that it’s so important to see and touch paper when you’re deciding what to choose!

Order A Sample Packet

When deciding how many sets you need to order, ideally you need to count the number of households that you are sending invitations to and not the number of people being invited. It is recommended that you order at least 10 extra sets to keep on hand for last minute additions, and keepsakes.

The standard turnaround time for custom invitations is 6 to 8 weeks. If specialty printing or items are added, additional time is needed. It is recommended that you start the ordering process at least 4 to 6 months prior to the mailing date to make sure there is plenty of time and to keep the process as stress free as possible.

This is when the fun really begins! After you’ve booked with me, you’ll receive a fun wording questionnaire to fill out so I can get started on your designs. For your proofs, you’ll receive a digital layout of what your full suite looks like all together so you can get a real feel for how cohesive the design is.

Absolutely! If you don’t want to handwrite your guest names and addresses on the envelopes, or write the return address over and over again, let me take the stress off of you! You can choose to have them digitally printed or hand-lettered on each envelope. If you choose digital printing, the fonts and colors will coordinate with your invitation suite. If you choose the hand-lettered option, you can choose between, white, black, gold or silver ink.

Yes! I love a pretty colored envelope! They are the perfect pop to add to any suite. I gladly source premium quality envelopes from my trusted wholesale vendors. With this in mind, I can offer you low pricing for these envelopes that you won’t get anywhere else! I also keep many of the most popular colors in stock.

When you receive your invitations, if you purchase an envelope liner, those will be adhered to each envelope as part of our complimentary service. If you would like your cards stacked and stuffed into the envelopes, along with any additional ribbons or wax seals to complete your suite, that service can be added for an additional fee.

Custom artwork is exclusively offered for our save the dates, wedding invitations, and our day-of paper clients. We unfortunately do not create custom artwork for clients that are not ordering these items from us!

Save the Dates should be sent out approximately 6-8 months in advance to give your guests notice for planning and to make accommodations. Formal Invitations should be sent out 2 months before the wedding day, with an RSVP date of 4-5 weeks prior to the wedding. If the wedding is on a holiday weekend, a destination wedding, or if a majority of guests are from out of town, invitations can go out 12 weeks in advance.

When mailing your invitations, you will want to take a completely assembled suite to the local post office that you plan to mail your invitations from and have it weighed for accuracy. Invitation suites will range between 2 and 4 ounces, costing approximately $.71 – $1.13 to mail. Response cards are usually covered by a standard first class/forever stamp ($.50). Keep in mind that certain things will cause the cost to increase, such as ribbons, paper thickness, wax seals, etc. If you choose to use a wax seal on the outer envelope, you will be required to “hand-cancel” your postage. It could require additional postage for that service. But each post office is different.

What people are saying

There are not enough Good things to say!

There are not enough good things to say about Claire and The Artsy Acorn! Claire made the whole invitation process so fun and stress free! She was beyond professional, and extremely intentional. She will go above and beyond to make sure you are happy and stress free while giving you exceptional products! She is the best at what she does!

-HANNAH + CLAY

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For The Home

Home FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS —

My production time is typically around 2-3 weeks depending on how many orders I have at that time. If you choose shipping at checkout, it can add an additional 3-5 business days depending on where you’re located!

Yes! They can be purchased in the shop. Just look for the tab “Gift Certificates.” They are great for family and friends that just don’t quite know what they would like to have!

Absolutely! I can ship anywhere in the United States. Depending on the weight of your package, shipping pricing can vary. Just select the shipping option at checkout and provide the necessary information and the cost will be generated for you!

 I do local porch pickup. We can coordinate a time for pickup. If you select the local pickup option, the pickup address will be included in the email you receive about your order!

Yes! I offer over 70 different attachment options. They can be added to any base. If you’d like an attachment that you don’t see in the shop, I offer custom attachments for $12 each.

 I love to letter on items that you provide to me. Things like mirrors, chalkboards, wood, glass, etc. Just reach out to me for specific pricing!

I sure can! Just upload a picture of your pet in the provided area at checkout and I’ll paint from that photo. For an attachment, it can comfortably fit 3 pets. For a full size door hanger, it can comfortably fit 4 pets.

The bases all include one attachment of your choice. I happily sell attachments all year. Many clients choose to buy them in sets through the year or all at once! Totally up to you!

Ready to Work Together?

For more details and availability, please send me a message using the contact form.
I can’t wait to work with you!