Envelope Parlor Archive
Your Guide to Envelope Addressing for Wedding Invitations
A full guide on wedding invitation addressing etiquette, envelope types, and mailing tips. Envelopes are often just an afterthought when we mail out a letter, nothing more than a sleeve to protect the information inside. But when it comes to the most important mail of our lives – wedding invitations – envelopes and addressing etiquette should be given as much consideration as the contents. After all, the envelope is what makes the first impression. Imagine opening your mailbox and flipping through the anonymous white rectangles and pizza flyers – and suddenly, one jumps out at you. It’s luxuriously thick, weighty and smooth, with your name and address beautifully written on it. Wouldn’t that immediately get your attention, and maybe even make your day? If that’s the reaction you want to get from your guests when they receive your personalized invitation, it’s a must to invest in proper envelopes. Here’s our guide on envelope types, the proper etiquette to address wedding invitations, and mailing. Envelope Types You may have seen different envelope types on Pinterest, but the one we use at Hey Hunn is called the Euro-flap or pointed flap. The most elegant of all the envelope types, these feature...
on October 23, 2021
My Meet Cute with Stationery We probably met back in kindergarten, but things didn’t get serious until the third or fourth grade. Oh my, it was a pivotal moment when my mom took me to Walgreens to pick out the perfect Trapper Keeper for the school year. I remember it vividly – gray with three fuzzy kittens. And that’s when I discovered it – the stationery aisle. I went back countless times after school with my brother. We’d look at the magazines. Then he headed to the snacks for Slim Jims and such, while I headed over to gaze at the newest Lisa Frank products. Good times! After moving to Florida, finding the perfect stationery sets to write letters to my friends back in New Jersey became a big deal–especially because long-distance phone calls in that day cost a grip. And although my taste has far evolved from the big-eyed unicorns and neon rainbow palettes (well, maybe not that far), my love for stationery has only grown. Glimpses of a Passion Art has been a part of my life since childhood. My mom was the original artist in the family, and I have fond memories of the Arts & Crafts...
on July 23, 2023