Rates apply for each:

  • envelope · · · · · · · · · · $2.50
  • envelope set - includes outer and inner envelope · · · · · · · · · · $3.00
  • return address · · · · · · · · · · $1.00
  • escort card - includes guest name and table number · · · · · · · · · ·  $1.00
  • place card · · · · · · · · · · $1.00
  • dark / colored / lined envelopes · · · · · · · · · · $0.50
  • envelope sampler · 4 custom envelopes in your desired texts · · · · · · · · · · $10.00

SAMPLES:  A sample pack of 4 envelopes in your choice of style, color and layout are available for $10.00. It is suggested to use the same style on the envelope as the invitation, however clients can choose to use a different style that will still compliment their invitation. Mailing or emailing a copy of the invitation is required. Additional samples are $2.50 each.

LEAD TIME:  The average time frame is 20 envelopes per day, although this number can vary depending on how many projects are scheduled. Clients are asked to allow a month for a project to be completed, however projects are generally fulfilled in less time.

RUSH JOBS:  Last minute jobs are considered anything with less than a 3-week turnaround. A rush fee of 20% of the total project cost will be included in the final balance. Rush jobs are accepted at the discretion of The Type Writer Calligraphy.

ORDER FORM:  ALL clients are required to sign an order form before the start of a job, no matter the size of the project. The order form and deposit, 50% of the estimated total project cost must be returned signed prior to the noted start date.

PAYMENT:  All clients are required to pay a deposit of 50% of their total estimated cost 15 days before the agreed start date as stated on the order form. Debit and credit cards are accepted through PayPal. Instructions for this payment option will be sent with the order form. Upon completion of the project, a final payment invoice will be sent. Payment in full of this invoice is required prior to shipping finished items.

CANCELLATION FEE / DEPOSIT REFUNDS:  There is no cancellation fee for projects cancelled 7 days prior to the start date as stated on the order form; however deposit refunds are not issued for projects cancelled less than 7 days prior to the scheduled start date. If a job is cancelled mid-project, all charges for work completed will be taken out of the deposit. If charges exceed the deposit, the client will be responsible for paying the remainder of these charges as well as the cost of shipping for returning materials.

SHIPPING:  Clients pay for ALL shipping, including costs for shipping finished products. Shipping is done through UPS unless otherwise specified.

MATERIALS:  Unfortunately not all paper is suitable for dip pen calligraphy. Clients are asked to supply a sample envelope to test the paper before signing an order form. It is essential to order and additional 10-15% of paper goods. This allows for mistakes, additional guests and saves on last minute rush fees from ordering more invitations. Any unused paper is returned after the project is completed.

PROVIDING ACCURATE LISTS:  The client is 100% responsible for providing a TYPED accurate list of names, addresses and abbreviations. The list provided is EXACTLY how the envelope will be addressed.