Welcome to MYCARDS Invitations

(also Birthday Invitations, Engagement, Anniversary, Baby Showers,
Baby Announcements, Funeral Programs + more)

We have many samples for you to view at your leisure in our showroom and gradually on our website.

Most of the designs on this website can be altered to different sizes and different colours,
you can even mix components from different invitations.
When perusing our website please take note of the design number to refer to us.

Don’t have time to visit us – that is also perfectly fine.  We service NZ Wide (also Australia).
We can work with you via email or .  We can freight to you where ever you are.

Invitation Ordering Information

Please provide as much information as possible when enquiring for a quote or ordering.

ORDERING can be done Online | Email or in our Shop

We prefer a personal touch – where you can see and touch first

MINIMUM OF 30 INVITATIONS

We have a minimum of 30 Invitations required at time of ordering. (ordering less they will be 50% more each – $15 minimum)
Please remember that 30 Invitations usually cover approximately 50 people (taking into account couples)
It is wise to also get a few extra invitations printed to cover last minute people you wish to invite,
or if you make a mistake while writing names on the invitations.

DEPOSIT

In our physical shop – we require a deposit of 30% (or $60 whichever is greater) (artwork must be fully covered plus 30% of the remaining job) prior to starting any artwork or printing. Non-refundable – as this is to cover a portion of our time and costs.
Laser Covers that are glued in or Envelopes that require printing must be paid for in full also.

Please note: cash is accepted, payment on our website, payment via Internet Banking prior to pick up (money to be showing in our account) or we also have EFTPOS | Creditcards add 4% bank fee | Overseas – Paypal add 4% fee
Balance of payment required prior to couriering or at time of pick up.
Lasercut Covers and Envelopes that have not left Mycards Shop can also be refunded. There may be a $7 restocking fee. If paid for Online or via Creditcard there is an additional 4% fee
Items that have been ordered in specifically for you are not refundable.

TIMING OF DESIGN TO PRINT  (usually TWO to THREE weeks)

Once we have your $ and your words/design ideas/photos (everything required) we will begin your artwork.
The TWO to THREE weeks start from when we get everything – Deposit / your wording (emailed only) / photos (approx. 500kb per photo or image) / design ideas (from the internet) etc…
Delays can happen if you make many changes, or take days to proof the artwork, also allow extra time if printed proofs are being freighted to you either via courier or nz post.

Please do not be offended if you need them sooner than THREE weeks, and we say it is not possible.
As it would not be fair to bump our current clients to fit you in – please come in or email your fully prepared information, wording, photos, ideas.

Wording MUST be EMAILED,  this eliminates spelling or typing errors. (also we do not have time to sit and retype your wording, or to try to decipher your writing)

If you change your whole design concept after we have designed your first concept you will be charged for a whole new design.

PROOFING

Once we have your deposit and your words we will begin your artwork.
We will email through a proof to you usually within 5 to 10 business days.
Any changes can be made, you have up to 3 complimentary proofs that will be emailed to you.
If after these 3 proofs you require any further changes these will be charged at $15 per Proof.
Please check this thoroughly Spelling, Names, Dates, Contact Details. etc…
We cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions detected after approval for print.
Once you are happy with the proof, we like you to see a Printed Proof, you can pick this up, or we can freight this to you for $5 (usually ready within 3 business days). (RD add $4.70)
If you require changes AFTER the sample has been made, and/or a new sample is required to be viewed, you will be required to pay an additional charge of $15.
Once this has your final approval, please email to confirm, and we will then go to print.
If you would like the proof on multiple stocks, the first is FREE, then $6 per different stock. (* more complex – more $ each)
If you change your whole design, you will be charged a new design fee.

PRINTING

Invites are usually printed within 5 business days of signed off approval. This may be longer for large quantities or more
complex invitations. Printing is all done on site (apart from some foiling/letterpress/some die-cutting, we have commercial
printers and finishing equipment.

DELIVERY

You are most welcome to pick up directly from us. Or we can courier (Courier Post) or post (NZ Post, overseas) to you.
(please check your address on the Courier Post Website  – making sure your address is not Rural Delivery).

ARTWORK SUPPLIED

(please see our website on how to setup up your artwork, and if you qualify for a discount)

 

SPREADSHEETS TO DOWNLOAD (you must use these)

Guest-List-for-Invitations-and-or-Envelope-Printing-MYCARDS-XLS

AND

Guest-Placecards-Seating-Plan-MYCARDS-XLS

 

GUEST NAMES

Guest Names printed on your invitations or envelopes is available at an extra charge.
If you add / amend names after you have submitted them, there will be a charge of $8 each time you change the list.

STOCKS

We have various stocks to choose from, our most common are: Matt or Gloss 350gsm, Via Felt, Courier Laid, Metallic, Constellation Snow, Linen, Kraft, Cast Coated (Matt back Gloss front). Please see our Card Stocks page.
We also stock Envelopes, Favour Boxes.

EXTRA INVITATIONS (under qty 30) – Minimum $15

We do recommend that you order extra blank invitations at the time of printing.

If you require extras later on, the price is 50% more each than your original price. (minimum is $15)
As it takes considerable time to print and trim and prepare your invitations / printing.

EXTENDED TIME

If the job requires further communication/design than anticipated then this is charged at $15 per 1/4 hour. We will notify you prior to continuing.
Please note we can not sample Foiling, Envelope Printing, Die-Cutting, White Ink Printing – as these processes require expensive setup costs).

CARD | PAPER SIZES

A6        105mm x 148mm
DLE     99mm x 210mm
A5        148mm x 210mm
A4        210mm x 297mm
A3        297mm x 420mm
140mm sq       140mm x 140mm
5″x7″     127mm x 178mm
A7         74mm x 105mm
Custom Size Also Available up to A3 Size

LARGE POSTERS

A2     420mm x 594mm
A1     594mm x 841mm
A0     841mm x 1189mm
Custom up to 900mm wide to 2000mm Long

ENVELOPE SIZES

C6          114mm x 162mm
DLE       114mm x 225mm
C5           162mm x 229mm
C4           229mm x 324mm
155mm sq        155mm x 155mm
5″x7″     130mm x 185mm
C7          85mm x 115mm

Invitation Sizing Poster MYCARDS

All prices include GST.

Prices are subject to change with or without notice.

 

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