b'MEGAN STOTTS PHOTOSOLIS PHOTOGRAPHYOther stationeryThere is so much stationery to explore besides the obvious: invitations. From save-the-dates to pew cards to menus to thank yous, heres our breakdown of the whats and whens of wedding stationery to get your guests to and through your celebration. Get started with. guests keep their phones away .engagement party invites,and leave the photography to save-the-dates, and bridal show- the photographer. DANA CUBBAGE WEDDINGS er invites. For engagement par- At the reception.ties, invites should be sent six.youll need escort cards, place to eight weeks in advance, andcards, table numbers, menus, include the when and where.and more! Escort cards help Save-the-dates should be sentdirect guests to their assigned six to nine months in advancetablesand many couples and mention the location ofnowadays are opting for a your wedding, link to your wed- decorative display with every-ding website, and mention thatones names and tables rather a formal invitation will follow.than individual cards. Place Bridal shower invites typicallycards designate a guests seat come two to three months inalong with their table. Other advance, and include when andsignage you might want to where, theme, and registry. include could designate where At the ceremony. the favors are, list the signature .you might want programs,cocktail, or remind guests to pew cards, and signage. Ause the couples hashtag in their program includes the who,photos. what, when, and where of yourDont forgetceremony, as well as a briefto say thank you!welcome and an overview ofEngagement party, bridal show-the proceedings. Pew cards orer, weddingif your guests seating cards designate whereshow up for you, say thanks! a guest should sit, and can beThese should be sent out four included with the invitation orweeks after your celebration, given at the ceremony. Signagebe personalized by name, and you might opt for includes ainclude whatever gift a guestABIGAIL TRAVER PHOTO welcome sign or a request thatmay have brought. 102 TODAYS BRIDE|8-12 MONTHS UNTIL I DO|INVITATIONS & STATIONERY'