Frequently Asked Questions: Invitations


Have a question regarding invitations?  Check out our frequently asked questions!

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How long will it take for my invitation order to be produced?

Production times are listed on each item in the description under the invitation image.  Basic invitations are generally 2-3 working days, and more complex invitations can take up to 5 working days.  Please check the invitation details for exact dates.

Please be advised that these are just estimates, and not guarantees. Additional time may be required for processing.

How long will my order spend in shipping?

All invitation manufacturers ship exclusively via UPS.  Orders are shipped from Minnesota, even with UPS Ground most orders arrive within 2 business days after shipping.  Additional shipping time may be required.

Will I be taxed on my invitation order?

We are required by law to charge tax on all sales.  If you place an order with Carlson Craft, on the check out page it is indicated that taxes will be assessed where required.  When your order is processed, 9.75% tax rate will be added on to the order.

Birchcraft includes the taxes on the order.

On Birchcraft, there is no spot to place a promotional or coupon code.

Birchcraft does not have the ability to discount invitations online.  When you submit your order, include in special instructions your coupon code.

You will receive 50% off your order.

What are proofs? Why do you suggest them?

While you can see a web preview of your invitation order for free, we highly recommend ordering proofs.  If a proof is not ordered, we are not responsible for any mistakes and the order will be produced as you ordered.

Order proofs will be delivered within 1-3 business days after your order is processed.  It is in PDF file format, and will be delivered to the email registered under your order.

You will have the opportunity to review and make an changes.  If a revised proof is requested, additional fees may reply.

Are they're any restrictions?

There are restrictions on designer invitations through Carlson Craft.  We are unable to provide any discounts on Jean M invitations and Disney due to licencing agreements.  However, most invitations are available for discount.

Can I order invitations in one of your stores?

You most definitely can.  Discounts in store may very, so please contact your Black Tie Formalwear location for details on what promotions are available store.

I still have questions, who can I contact for answers?

Please contact us via email or give one of our stores a call.  We’d be happy to answer all your questions!

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