For those inclined to shop online, please find below a list of reputable online vendors; many of whom sell their products through local storefronts. In the event you decide to make an purchase from these dealers, Miami Wedding Invitations may earn an affiliate commission.
Premium Lines: Great Quality, Large Selection and Superior Service
Crane & Co. – Available online and in many stores across the United States
William Arthur – Available online and in many stores across the United States
Vera Wang – Available online and in several stores across the United States
Quality Lines: Good Quality, Good Selection and Superior Service
Birchcraft – Good selection of invitations at affordable prices. Online and in stores.
Printswell – Printer representing 11 designers at attractive prices. Online and in stores.
Minted – Variety of quality invitations sold exclusively online.
Truly Collection – Well-priced wedding invitations from William Arthur
Now in its eighth generation, with its roots extended to before the American Revolution, Crane & Co. maintains its reputation for quality, innovation and unmatched integrity. One of the true leaders in the industry, Crane sets the bar high when it comes to paper quality – 100% cotton – and its exceptional printing capabilities. Operating through its facilities in western Massachusetts, Crane is perhaps best known for its wide selection of premium business and social stationery. Nevertheless, its impact runs much deeper as countless generations of Americans have received engraved baby announcements and wedding invitations from Crane’s talented craftspeople. Crane is currently re-inventing itself and its new designs reflect a growing sophistication and contemporary design fully grounded in the rich traditions of this distinctly American company.
In 1949, Philip and Rita Renning founded Ten Bamboo Studio, now known as William Arthur. In 1987, William Arthur was moved from Wellesley, Massachusetts to West Kennebunk, Maine, where its stationery products are designed, manufactured, inspected and printed today. William Arthur became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc., in 1997 and employs over 350 designers and skilled craftsmen. All functions from creative design to production and distribution are performed at the William Arthur facility. William Arthur provides a wide variety of personalized and boxed stationery products for all occasions – invitations, wedding, baby, social stationery, holiday, moving and sympathy – that are sold to customers direct online and through 1,700 carefully selected dealers worldwide. In addition, William Arthur provides all types of printing options: thermography, engraving, embossing, letterpress and flat printing.
Vera Wang is synonymous with weddings and her elegant and tasteful fabric designs have now spilled over into wedding invitations and fine stationery. Over the last five years, Vera Wang invitations have evolved significantly and her latest designs may now be found in her latest wedding album called On Weddings. In this album, Vera pushes William Arthur’s experienced craftspeople to the limits of their design capabilities to produced a stunning display of fashionable designs for all wedding tastes and budgets. See Vera Wang’s stunning new designs that were first shown at the 2010 National Stationery Show.
Perhaps better known for its holiday cards, Birchcraft is an established printing and design company that covers all ends of the stationery spectrum. It’s products are edgy but faithful to the traditions of fine stationery. Birchcraft custom stationery and invitation albums may be found in hundreds of bricks and mortar stores across the United States. This quality designer and printing company is certainly a go-to option for those looking for affordable wedding invitations. The Stationers Guild has an affiliate relationship with Birchcraft and most of its dealers carry one or more Birchcraft lines in their stores.
Printswell is a state-of-the-art printing company and fulfillment center for 11 design firms. Among their leading designers are Stacy Claire Boyd, Rosanne Beck and Lauren Chow. Some of these custom wedding invitations and save the date card lines are sold in stores, but the vast majority of their business occurs online. The Stationers Guild is pleased to have an affiliate relationship with Printswell. Printswell offers a good selection of wedding papers at affordable prices. In particular, their photo save the date cards have proven to be quite popular with discerning bridal couples. A good choice for those on a budget.
Minted is an online printing companies that represents a variety of lesser known brands and independent designers. Specializing in image reproductions, Minted has a variety of designs well suited for casual save the date announcements, wedding invitations and rehearsal dinner invitations. Minted tracks trends well and they can be relied upon to produce a quality wedding invitation or save the date card.
The Truly Collection was introduced by William Arthur in February, 2012 to provide bridal couples with a wide assortment of wedding invitations, wedding stationery and other wedding papers at affordable prices. William Arthur, is one of the leading designers of fine stationery and custom invitations and features such noted lines as Vera Wang and Rita Renning. The Truly Collection is certainly worth a look for bridal couples searching for quality at an affordable price.
For more information of leading designers in the industry, please consult the Stationers Guild list of Fine Paper Companies - many of whom have hyperlinks to their website.