Our Semi-Custom Signature Collection enables you to personalize your invitations in unique ways while streamlining the design process. Each signature collection design is flexible in printed colors, envelope options and envelope liners based on your event and the colors that move you.
Upon purchasing this deposit listing, you'll be prompted with a questionnaire that will help guide us in the personalization of your invitation suite. After we work out the kinks in a series of digital proofs (much like the ones shown) Your final balance will be calculated, payment completed, and your invitations will be on their way. The first proof will be sent in 3-5 business days. Production takes 3-4 weeks after final payment + approval.
*Please note- Vintage postage is not included
Stock- 110lb, 300GSM, 100% Cotton. In Pearl (natural white) or Bright white
Invite- A7 (5x7) Reply- 4BAR (3.5x5) Enclosure 1- A2 (4.25x5.5) Enclosure 2- A6 (4.75x6.25)
Printing Options- The Quartz Suite is available as a flat printed suite, or mixed media- flat printed watercolor elements with letterpress printed text. Package with options shown (Invite, reply, sending + reply envelopes, envelope liners (not shown in digital representation) digital calligraphy: sending return and reply addressing) 100 piece pricing $10.50/ flat printed $16.50/ letterpress printed
Click here for detailed Signature Collection pricing information + customization options. (Envelope colors, outline envelope liner concept, ink colors + digital calligraphy options.)
Terms + Conditions- Semi-Custom
Getting Started: An estimate will be provided to you detailing the pricing based on the information provided. In order to start the design process, a 50% deposit is placed based on an agreeable starting invoice.The deposit payment serves as an agreement of conducting business. The deposit will be applied towards the balance of your account. Once the design process has begun, the deposit becomes non-refundable.
Design Ideas and Proofs: Included in the pricing provided, Darling + Pearl will provide up to a total of three (3) design concepts. These proofs will be sent to you in a PDF format starting one at a time. Once a design direction is agreed upon, there are three (3) rounds of small revisions available. (i.e.: spelling or wording changes as long as it doesn’t interfere with the overall layout)
*Additional concept proofing will be billed at $55/ per proofed round. Additional small revisions are billed at $5.00 per proofed round.
**Please note that all screens are calibrated differently and colors may appear differently when printed. Also note that when doing specialty printing (ie. letterpress, silkscreening + foil) in addition to digital + flat printing, colors may not match exactly. With all hand-printed methods (letterpress + silkscreening) some variations between prints should be expected.
***All design work remains the property of Darling + Pearl and may be used for advertising purposes or as part of a future collection. Any photos shared publicly will be in good taste, without jeopardizing the surprise of the individual design to its purchasers and their recipients and without sharing any event day details prior to the event.
Approval: Once the final proof is agreed upon, Darling + Pearl will require an initialed hard copy or explicit email approval from the person or persons stated above along with the remaining balance of the invoice. Darling + Pearl is not responsible for any printed errors that match the approved proof(s). *This includes any typos or spelling errors, dates, days, addresses, spaces, etc.
Nothing will be printed without a signed or emailed approval. Once the proofs are approved, Darling + Pearl has the right to begin the printing process. Any printed errors that are at the fault of Darling + Pearl will be rectified in a timely fashion. Corrected printed pieces will be provided as your sole remedy free of any additional charge.
Other Payments: Final payment will reflect any invoice changes- element changes, additions or subtractions, quantity changes, etc. and is due prior to shipping of the finished product.
Darling + Pearl accepts cash, checks or payments via credit card and PayPal. Checks should be made payable to Darling + Pearl.
A fee of $50.00 for NSF checks will be charged if your payment is dishonored by the bank along with the maximum allowable damages as permitted by law.
Due to the custom nature of Darling + Pearl’s work- there are no refunds or exchanges once the job is started.
Turn Around/Timeline: Design will be provided on the clients timeline. Proofs are sent once ALL the necessary information has been provided. Timelines are subject to change if information and or feedback is not received in timely manner. Allow up to 3 business days for edits to be made after a request is submitted.
If the final product is needed in less than the allotted time frame, Darling + Pearl has the right to charge a rush fee- calculated on the quantity and complexity of the order.
Turnaround: Typical turnaround time for an invitation suite is 3-5 weeks after proof approval- unless otherwise noted. In the event that any element of the design is delayed or on backorder, notification will be sent, and options will be assessed and presented.
Envelopes + Addressing: Orders are presented in the exact quantity specified. The client is responsible for calculating necessary extras. Small quantity re-prints are costly and will incur additional setup fees. Envelope addressing is an additional cost and will be added to the estimate and timeline. A correctly completed address document is required. Adjustments to the address file remain the responsibility of the client. Data formatting completed by Darling + Pearl will be billed hourly. Postage is not included in the price of the invitation order. Assembly charges are separate and require response postage. These details will be determined on an as needed basis. In the instance where envelope addressing is not utilized, the option to purchase additional blank envelopes will be available. It’s recommended to forgo installing envelope liners until the envelopes are fully addressed. Darling + Pearl will offer no such discount for uninstalled envelope liners. Any shipping + handling to or from a calligrapher will be billed to the client.
Delivery: Shipping is via US Postal Service or FedEx, or may be picked up depending on location. Please note that shipping costs apply and vary based on each individual order. Shipments are made using expedited and fully insured services and will require an adult signature upon delivery.
AGREEMENT: This agreement will serve as the document of record and agreement of payment. Changes to this agreement must be made in writing and agreed to by both parties. No other warranties, representations, promises or inducements have been made outside of this agreement and any such statements shall not be binding upon the parties. Neither party shall be liable for any special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages to include but not limited to lost profits, regardless of how characterized or whether any either party had any form of prior notice of such possibilities.
Payment of deposit amount serves as acknowledgement of reading and understanding the above document.