How to Choose Your Wedding Stationery

Founded by Victoria Vu in 2008, Paper & Type is a paper goods company that believes in thoughtful correspondence. Whether that's a notable announcement or a more subtle statement, Paper & Type's offerings are simple and versatile, mixed with a bit of whimsy. Look out for Vu's posts all month long on the Lonny blog!

Among all the wedding details, small and grand, it's the stationery that ties everything together. Starting with the invitations and ending on the thank you note—not to mention all the programs and place cards in between—these pieces are the first impressions and lasting keepsakes of your day.

Where to begin? Whether you're preparing to consult with a designer for one-of-a-kind invitations, or are seeking readymade templates to customize, it's helpful to start by pulling together—and then narrowing down—the bits of inspiration that reflect the story of you and your partner, your personalities or interests and what you envision for your wedding day.

Here are a few ideas that may shape the design of your stationery:

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