starwedd

Best Etsy Invitations Unique Top Seller Invitation Shop

Asheville, North Carolina · 10665 Sales

starwedd

Best Etsy Invitations Unique Top Seller Invitation Shop

Asheville, North Carolina 10665 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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starwedd

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Announcement   ►FIND US ALWAYS at http://starliteprintables.com AND http://starwedd.com
►Chat LIVE with Us Any Time - Securely and Privately! (copy chat link and paste on your browser) https://lc.chat/now/8556843/

STARWEDD has had 9 very successful years on Etsy but most importantly, our success began on our own in 1999 with the opening of Starlite Weddings and Occasions website http://starwedd.com which remains in business today. In 2014 we launched a new website, STARLITE PRINTABLES | STARLITE INVITATIONS + STATIONERY - http://starliteprintables.com

POSTED TURNAROUND FOR PROOFS IS 3 DAYS
See POLICIES for complete information - ALL SALES FINAL
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Shop Policies and FAQs: http://www.etsy.com/shop/starwedd/policy
https://starliteprintables.com/content/policies-and-faqs

★★★SHOP HOURS★★★
MONDAY-FRIDAY (9:00AM - 5:00PM) Eastern Time USA
SATURDAYS - Varies as needed RANDOM Hours | ►SUNDAYS - CLOSED
**Any email or convo sent after hours will be answered as soon as possible during normal business hours** Thank you!

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 4, 2017

►FIND US ALWAYS at http://starliteprintables.com AND http://starwedd.com
►Chat LIVE with Us Any Time - Securely and Privately! (copy chat link and paste on your browser) https://lc.chat/now/8556843/

STARWEDD has had 9 very successful years on Etsy but most importantly, our success began on our own in 1999 with the opening of Starlite Weddings and Occasions website http://starwedd.com which remains in business today. In 2014 we launched a new website, STARLITE PRINTABLES | STARLITE INVITATIONS + STATIONERY - http://starliteprintables.com

POSTED TURNAROUND FOR PROOFS IS 3 DAYS
See POLICIES for complete information - ALL SALES FINAL
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Shop Policies and FAQs: http://www.etsy.com/shop/starwedd/policy
https://starliteprintables.com/content/policies-and-faqs

★★★SHOP HOURS★★★
MONDAY-FRIDAY (9:00AM - 5:00PM) Eastern Time USA
SATURDAYS - Varies as needed RANDOM Hours | ►SUNDAYS - CLOSED
**Any email or convo sent after hours will be answered as soon as possible during normal business hours** Thank you!

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About

A Passion for Unique and Stylish Designs for Unique Customers!

The concept of Starlite began in 1998 with the birth of my first son. I was a first grade teacher and decided to be a stay-at-home Mom to raise my children.
It took me one full year to design and publish a fully functioning e-commerce website - one of the very few available at the time in 1999. This was how Starlite Weddings & Occasions began - http://starwedd.com

The e-commerce business blossomed and eight years later, in 2007 I began doing graphic design work. In 2008 I opened my Etsy shop and originally began offering a line of unique photo birth announcement and baptism invitation designs. I later expanded my offerings to include designs for first communions, baby showers, bridal showers, birthdays, anniversaries and so much more!

►Hablamos Español

Shop members

  • Lourdes Lopez

    Owner, Designer, Customer Service

    Hello! Welcome to my Etsy shop. I have been here on Etsy since 2008. I hope you enjoy all of my fabulous invitation + stationery designs!

Production partners

  • Professional Printing Plant

    United States

    Premium press printing of our exclusive designs

Shop policies

Last updated on July 20, 2017
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••►PLEASE READ ALL OUR POLICIES PRIOR TO PURCHASING
Order Cancellations are NOT accepted - Please understand that all information customers need to know INCLUDING links to turnaround times and policies are provided in every listing and customers are asked to read prior to purchasing. Due to the nature of our listings - the majority of which are for printable designs, you are being charged for our time and service - which CANNOT be canceled or refunded.
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★★IMPORTANT NOTICE★★ CURRENT TURNAROUND for all invitation design orders require ►3 DAYS for proofs!!
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PERSONALIZED INVITATIONS / STATIONERY ORDERS ONLY:
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WHEN CAN YOU EXPECT YOUR 1ST PROOF? •Orders placed by 5:00 pm Eastern Time *USA time/date* can expect to receive a proof via email within 3 DAYS or Less......we do NOT provide free proofs of any kind. Design and Proof Service ONLY available with PAID orders. Thank you.

PROOFS TIME TABLE

Orders SUBMITTED MONDAY-FRIDAY between (8:30AM - 5:00PM) Eastern Time USA
►*Sundays* we are generally NOT available
Orders submitted AFTER 5:00PM Eastern Time will NOT begin to count until the NEXT Business Day

ORDERS PLACED:

MONDAY.........1st Proof....on or before ►THURSDAY
TUESDAY.........1st Proof....on or before ►FRIDAY
WEDNESDAY....1st Proof...on or before ►SATURDAY
THURSDAY.......1st Proof...on or before ►SUNDAY
FRIDAY.............1st Proof...on or before ►MONDAY
SATURDAY.......1st Proof...on or before ►TUESDAY
SUNDAY...........1st Proof...on or before ►WEDNESDAY

We do offer an Optional RUSH PROOF SERVICE Upgrade here - please note that if you need a rush proof you must purchase BOTH the invitation/card design listing AND the Rush Proof Service Upgrade Listing here: http://etsy.me/2gOAC24
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///PROFESSIONAL BLEED MARGINS INCLUDED ///
★★All of our invitation & card designs INCLUDE a NECESSARY Professional Bleed Margin
NO EXCEPTIONS★★
Any designer providing designs without a built-in bleed margin is NOT a professional graphic designer - a bleed margin ensures your invitations/cards will print out properly.

►All PRINTED invitations/cards order will INCLUDE a small Starlite logo on the back side.

★★WE DO NOT SELL ANY OF OUR DESIGNS BLANK – NO EXCEPTIONS★★
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•••►IMPORTANT - REGARDING DESIGN SIMULATIONS / EFFECTS
GLITTER / FOIL / ETC
For designs with SIMULATED Gold Glitter, Silver Glitter, any color Glitter or Gold / Silver Tone these are NOT real. They are high resolution / high quality graphic effects / images ONLY and will NOT print out as actual glitter NOR ink - as that would require the fabrication of a custom metal plate with the design to fuse the foil using a special hot foil printing press. Remember, these are NOT real and we DO take care in providing this information in the listing details / descriptions.
►ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS FOR CUSTOMERS EXPECTING REAL GLITTER, GOLD, SILVER, ETC. as this was indicated in the listing description and here on our policies page.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED VIA PAYPAL + All major forms of Payment via Etsy

You can pay using your credit card via PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal account. Your prompt payment is always required! For more information on paying with a credit card on PayPal without a PayPal account, be sure to read here https://www.etsy.com/help/article/361
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★NO ORDER CANCELLATION IS ACCEPTED - ALL SALES FINAL★
Per Etsy's Terms of Use - Sales are Binding and Buyers acknowledge having read shop policies prior to placing an order https://www.etsy.com/legal/buyers/?ref=list#purchasing

You MAY, however, change your purchased invitation/card design to another card style from our shop but only BEFORE we have dedicated any work time to your order. Therefore, it is imperative that you contact us within 24 hours of placing your order at the latest.

NO REFUNDS / NO CANCELLATIONS OF ANY KIND ON INSTANT DOWNLOAD ORDERS
Shipping
/// INSTANT DOWNLOAD ORDERS ///
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After purchasing a digital file, you’ll see a View your files link which goes to the Downloads page. There, you can download all the files associated with your order. You will also receive an order confirmation email with your download links. More detailed information here https://www.etsy.com/help/article/3949

Downloads are available once your payment is confirmed. If you paid with PayPal or a credit card on Etsy, confirmation might take a few minutes.

/// PERSONALIZED / Custom Digital Invitations / Stationery Orders ///
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You will receive your low-resolution proofs via direct email at the Etsy registered email address associated with your account. Once you approve your proofs, you will receive your ready to print high resolution files directly via email and an additional high resolution set will be sent to you via Etsy convo for safekeeping.
★Once your order is marked CLOSED Etsy will send you notification that order has "shipped" - remember this is a DIGITAL item which is sent via Email Only and that nothing is physically shipped.★

/// PRINTED INVITATIONS/CARDS & OTHER ITEMS ///
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•DOMESTIC - Continental (USA) ORDERS
Currently ship AFTER print production average time of 2 to 3 FULL Business days via
UPS Overnight/Expedited Service INCLUDED in your Print Package Price

ORDERS SHIPPING TO Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands, we will ship using Priority Mail service.

/// INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS ///
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•WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY TO THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES AT THIS TIME:
CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND UNITED KINGDOM
These shipments will be processed using PRIORITY MAIL INTERNATIONAL service.
We are NOT responsible for shipment delays or customs clearance delays.
Refunds and Exchanges
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Full Order Cancellations are NOT accepted - Please understand that all information customers need to know INCLUDING links to turnaround times and policies are provided in every listing and customers are asked to read prior to purchasing. Due to the nature of our listings - the majority of which are for printable designs, you are being charged for our time and service - which CANNOT be canceled or refunded.

You MAY, however, change your purchased invitation/card design to another card style from our shop but only BEFORE we have dedicated any work time to your order. Therefore, it is imperative that you contact us within 24 hours of placing your order at the latest.

If you wish to request a PARTIAL cancellation ONLY BEFORE ANY WORK HAS BEEN DONE ON YOUR ORDER, thus assuming responsibility for not having read posted turnaround times, or any immediate unforeseen issue, or immediate change of mind, such a partial cancellation is Subject to an ORDER CANCELLATION INCONVENIENCE FEE of $8.00 - This means we will refund your order amount minus $8 and because Etsy order management options are very limited, your order will be marked as "shipped" / completed to remove it from our Open Orders queue.

NO REFUNDS / NO CANCELLATIONS OF ANY KIND ON INSTANT DOWNLOAD ORDERS
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Instant Download Orders are sold "as shown" without any customization and are instantly available and cannot be refunded.

//// TEMPORARY FILE ARCHIVING FOR PRINTABLE INVITATION / STATIONERY ORDERS ////
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Once you APPROVE your proof and we have emailed you the HIGH RESOLUTION files, the order is considered closed and archived for a very short period of time. ★★ONLY 2 WEEKS★★
This means that if you should require any changes/edits to your completed order, you will only have 2 weeks from the time we mark the order completed to purchase your $10 Archive Retrieval and Edit service. Once an archived file is automatically purged from the system, no further edits are possible and the entire work must be done again from scratch.

//// PREMIUM PRINTED INVITATIONS PACKAGES ////
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Once you have approved your proof - your order goes into the print production queue immediately and therefore NO CANCELLATION or refunds are possible.
ALL SALES FINAL - We will only reprint your order at our expense if we made an error on our end. Customers are completely responsible for their own errors and not catching any errors on the proofs you approve.
Additional policies and FAQs
/// WORDING FOR PERSONALIZED INVITATIONS / STATIONERY ORDERS ///
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••►PLEASE DO NOT ORDER UNLESS YOU HAVE THE INVITATION TEXT & INFORMATION READY TO SUBMIT FOR YOUR EVENT
We CANNOT keep an invitation design order open or on stand-by for more than a week. If you are not sure about your event date, place, or information or are still gathering information, please DO NOT place your order until you are absolutely ready and sure★★.
If you submit an order without wording and you do not provide us with your invitation wording within 3 DAYS of placing your order, your order will be CANCELED and Refunded MINUS the $8.00 usd Order Cancellation Inconvenience Fee

SIMULATED (FAUX) GLITTER • GOLD • SILVER • FOIL
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•••►For designs with SIMULATED Gold Glitter, Silver Glitter, any color Glitter or Gold / Silver Tone these are NOT real. They are high resolution / high quality graphic effects / images ONLY and will NOT print out as actual glitter NOR ink/foil - as that would require the fabrication of a custom metal plate with the design to fuse the foil using a special hot foil printing press. Remember, these are NOT real and we DO take care in providing this information in the listing details / descriptions.
►ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS FOR CUSTOMERS EXPECTING REAL GLITTER, GOLD, SILVER, ETC. as this was indicated in the listing description and here on our policies page.

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Look for the posted turnaround for 1st proof on the Announcement box, however the AVERAGE turnaround is 3 days. All orders include up to 3 proofs.
After you receive your 1st proof, you may request revisions, a 2nd proof will then be created with the revisions you have requested. After viewing the 2nd proof, you may request another round of edits/revisions, and once those are taken care of, you will receive your 3rd and FINAL Proof. In order to avoid additional proof fees, please be sure to thoroughly examine your first proof and think of all revisions at one time. Any additional proofs after 3 proofs will require an additional $5 fee PER proof.

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★Respect, courtesy and professionalism are very important to me. We treat our customers in a respectful, courteous and professional manner and as such we do expect keeping this mutual :) We, therefore, reserve the right to decline service to rude and unreasonable customers★ Thank you.

★★★SHOP HOURS★★★
MONDAY-FRIDAY (8:30AM - 5:00PM) Eastern Time USA
SATURDAYS - Varies RANDOM Hours | ►SUNDAYS - CLOSED
**Any email or convo sent after hours will be answered as soon as possible during normal business hours**

We also offer an AFTER HOURS Chat Support Ticket System ►Chat LIVE with Us Any Time During normal USA hours - Securely and Privately! (copy chat link and paste on your browser) https://lc.chat/now/8556843/
Thank you!
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Shop Policies and FAQs: http://www.etsy.com/shop/starwedd/policy

More information

Last updated on Aug 1, 2017
Frequently asked questions

CURRENT TURNAROUND TIME - INVITATION / CARD ORDERS

All invitation orders are personalized with your custom information/invitation wording.

POSTED TURNAROUND TIME for 1st Proof is: 3 to 4 Days

See detailed timetable on Shop Announcement and Policies sections

RUSH Digital Proofs Available for Additional $15 fee

Optional RUSH Proof Service Upgrade is available for an additional $15 fee.

If you wish to upgrade to Rush proof service, you need to purchase BOTH the invitation design listing and the Rush Proof listing here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/544422791

► Your Invitation Rush Proof is Guaranteed within 24 BUSINESS Hours if purchased BY 5:00 PM Eastern Time USA ONLY

OTHERWISE
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►Your Rush Proof is Guaranteed within 48 BUSINESS Hours if purchased AFTER 5:00 PM Eastern Time USA

►ONLY VALID Monday - Friday -- Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and Holidays ARE EXCLUDED!

DESIGN COLOR CHANGES ARE NOT INCLUDED

Certain color changes may be possible HOWEVER buyer needs to contact me first to verify - when a color change is possible I will confirm this via reply to your message and buyer will need to purchase the Design Color Change service listing in addition to the original invitation design listing: https://www.etsy.com/listing/533438767

Chat LIVE with Us Any Time

We are pleased to provide you with a method of reaching us Live via LiveChat service. Please copy and paste the following LiveChat link onto your browser to initiate Chat with Us

►Chat LIVE with Us Any Time - Securely and Privately!

https://lc.chat/now/8556843/

MATCHING / COORDINATING ITEMS

MATCHING ITEMS & ADD-ONS:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/starwedd?section_id=6448966

PREMIUM CARD STOCK Options for PRINTED ORDERS

SMOOTH FINISH CARD STOCK - just slightly coated & offers an excellent white base for vibrant color rendition.

DETAILS - 130# Cover/350 GSM
Archival certified & acid free.

CLASSIC PRESS CARD STOCK - offers a thick luxurious "eggshell" feel & smooth finish, producing high-quality printed pieces.

DETAILS - 130# Cover/352 GSM. Archival Certified, Acid Free, Elemental Chlorine Free, + 30% recycled content. Due to the recycled content, you may see slight flecks of paper fibers in finished product.

PEARL SHIMMER CARD STOCK - a lovely pearlescent premium card stock and a great choice to enhance the simulated glitter graphics for our glittery designs adding a touch of subtle shimmer.

DETAILS - 130# Cover/350 GSM. | Archival Certified

Can Invitations Be Worded in SPANISH?

YES! Certainly! Customer will need to submit their custom invitation wording via email in Spanish AFTER placing their order.

Just PLEASE use the sample wording in English as a GUIDELINE ONLY as far as Quantity is concerned so that you do not end up submitting too much wording that will not fit.

How many invitations are included? - Choice of Personalized Printable Invitation (You Print) OR Printed Invitations Packages

If you are on a MOBILE DEVICE, please be sure to TAP on ITEM DETAILS to open up the lengthy and detailed description. Please be sure to read the listing description + details very carefully as all important information is there. You will notice a drop-down menu where you can choose from a personalized printable file only OR from various quantities of premium print packages.

If you select Personalized Printable Invitation then NO printed invitations are included - you are simply purchasing a flat fee for a PERSONALIZED print on your own invitation. All invitations will be personalized with your wording.

EXCEPTION IS EDITABLE PDF INVITATION INSTANT DOWNLOADS PRICED AT JUST $4.95

Can Any Invitation Design Be Used For Any Occasion?

Yes! Any invitation design in STARLITE (starwedd)'s Shop MAY be worded for any special occasion with your very own custom wording.

Just PLEASE use the sample wording as a GUIDELINE ONLY as far as Quantity is concerned so that you do not end up submitting too much wording that will not fit.

PROFESSIONALLY PRESS PRINTED INVITATIONS ORDERS

Printing Technology: Professional Press Printing with Premium Quality Inks (not toner)

►Please take into account that our print packages are printed using actual printing presses and NOT color copiers like Staples and Office Depot use.

►FULL BLEED - Additionally, all of our print packages are FULL BLEED which means the design prints all the way to the edge of the card - there is no white border as commonly happens when you print at home using your own printer - unless the actual design itself has a white border surrounding it.

►ALL PRINT PACKAGES - INCLUDE
•BLANK WHITE envelopes
•EXPEDITED Shipping for Continental USA destinations ONLY and Priority Mail to non-continental USA addresses