Wedding Invitation A5
Wedding Invitation A6
Wedding Invitation DL
Wedding Invitations - Rounded Corners
Wedding Invitations - Linen
Wedding Invitations - Pearl
Wedding Invitations - silk
Wedding Invitations - Hammer
Wedding Envelopes DL - Linen
Wedding Envelopes DL - Pearl
Wedding Envelopes DL - Hammer
Wedding Envelopes DL - Silk
Wedding Envelopes C6 - Linen
Wedding Envelopes C6 - Pearl
Wedding Envelopes C6 - Silk
Wedding Envelopes C6 - Hammer

Wedding Invitations


Elevate your special day with Reads' bespoke wedding invitations. Choose from a variety of styles and luxurious card stocks, including elegant pearlescent options.


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At Reads, we understand that first impressions are paramount, particularly when it comes to your big day. Our extensive range of wedding stationery printing services ensures every detail helps your special day go off without a hitch. Whether you opt for one of our customisable sample designs, work alongside our expert team to create something uniquely yours, we're here to make your wedding invitations as special as the occasion itself.

As seasoned wedding stationary printers, we're well-equipped to offer both practical and aesthetic advice. Invitations not only set the tone of your event but also play a vital role in making your guests feel truly welcome. While each couple needs only one invitation, it’s wise to consider additional ones for parents, family, and close friends. We recommend ordering 25% more invitations than you think you'll need to cover any last-minute additions and unexpected mishaps.

Our printing options cater to a variety of preferences, including flat and folded styles across different card stocks like Silk, Recycled, Brown Kraft, Linen, Hammer, and the particularly exquisite Pearlescent. Depending on the style and size—from the compact 'DL' to the generous 'A5'—we ensure the quality and impression of your invitations are nothing short of exceptional. For those fond of the subtle sheen and fine quality of pearlescent paper, we offer a range of shades in both cards and envelopes. Given that colours may not appear accurately on-screen, we encourage you to order a sample pack or drop by to see these materials in person. Please note, certain sizes may not come with matching pearlescent envelopes.

With Reads, rest assured that your wedding invitations will not only meet but exceed expectations, ensuring they mirror the excitement and elegance of your forthcoming celebration.

Size Guide

Size Guide

Paper Sizes and Measurements

Paper Size Millimeters Inches
A0 841 × 1189 mm 33.1 × 46.8 in
A1 594 × 841 mm 23.4 × 33.1 in
A2 420 × 594 mm 16.5 × 23.4 in
A3 297 × 420 mm 11.7 × 16.5 in
A4 210 × 297 mm 8.3 × 11.7 in
A5 148 × 210 mm 5.8 × 8.3 in
A6 105 × 148 mm 4.1 × 5.8 in
A7 74 × 105 mm 2.9 × 4.1 in
Business Card 85 × 55 mm 3.3 × 2.2 in
DL 99 × 210 mm 3.9 × 8.2 in

Envelope Sizes and Measurements

Envelope Size Millimeters Inches
C3 324 × 458 mm 12.8 × 18 in
C4 229 × 324 mm 9 × 12.8 in
C5 162 × 229 mm 6.4 × 9 in
C6 114 × 162 mm 4.5 × 6.4 in
C7 81 × 114 mm 3.2 × 4.5 in
DL 110 × 220 mm 4.3 × 8.7 in
Size Guide
Print File Guidelines

Print File Guidelines

To ensure your designs are perfect for printing, understanding the concepts of Safe Area, Print Size Area, and Bleed Area is essential for creating "Print Ready Files." When uploading your files via our website for every order, the Safe Area guarantees that key content is visible, the Print Area outlines the actual size and cutting zone of your product, and the Bleed Area extends to the outermost cut line, allowing backgrounds to reach the edges of your product. This approach avoids white edges for a sleek, professional finish. Position important elements wisely and extend backgrounds as needed for the best printed outcome.

What is the Safe Area?

All content within the Safe Area is guaranteed to appear on your printed product. Content outside this area may be cut off during the trimming process. For best results, keep text and important elements of your photos, logos, and designs within the Safe Area. We recommend 5mm of safe area from each edge of the Print Area for Logos/Borders/Text.

What is the Print Size Area?

The Print Size Area is the space between the Safe Area and the product edges. This area defines the actual size of your product and where it will be cut after printing. For optimal outcomes, ensure that all important content is not located in this area and that the background colors/artwork extend beyond this area.

What is the Bleed Area?

The Bleed Area marks the outermost point to which your product could be cut. Background colors or images that extend completely to this line are referred to as full bleed. Full bleed ensures that your background will print to the very edge of your product. We recommend a minimum of 3 mm bleed on the sides and top/bottom of your files. White edges occur when the background does not extend to the bleed line.

Why is it necessary to outline a font?

Outlining fonts for printing ensures consistency, avoids licensing issues, enhances file compatibility, and can reduce file size. It converts text into graphics, ensuring the design appears as intended across all systems and printers, maintaining design integrity and quality in printed materials. This step is crucial for achieving professional-quality prints and customer satisfaction.
Safe Area
-5mm each sideSafe Area
Print Size
Print Size Area
Bleed Area
+3mm each sideBleed Area
Print File GuidelinesPrint File Guidelines

Wedding Invitations FAQ

Can I personalise my wedding invitations at Reads?

Absolutely, at Reads you can select from sample designs, work with our expert team to craft something unique, or use your own artwork for a personalised touch.

What types of card stock does Reads offer for wedding invitations?

We provide a selection of card stocks, including Silk, Recycled, Brown Kraft, Linen, Hammer, and the sophisticated Pearlescent.

Can I view the card stock before placing an order?

Indeed, we encourage you to order a sample pack or drop by our shop to see and feel the card stock firsthand to ensure it meets your expectations.

How many additional invitations should I order?

It's prudent to order an additional 25% more invitations than you anticipate needing to cover any unforeseen guests or mishaps.

What styles and sizes of wedding invitations are available at Reads?

At Reads, we offer both flat and folded styles of wedding invitations. Available sizes range from the compact 'DL' to the generous 'A5' for flat invitations, and from 'A7 folded to A8' to 'A4 folded to A5' for folded invitations, ensuring you can find the perfect size and style to match your wedding theme.