Starting a Handmade Wedding Stationery Business40
Are you thinking of setting up a wedding stationery business? Read all of our tips and advice in this useful series of articles.
Setting up a Wedding Stationery Business
Creating a professional portfolio - you need a great portfolio to share your designs with publishers and potential clients
Wedding industry networking online - a great list of wedding industry influencers on Twitter, get networking!
Wedding Fairs - top tips for making them work for your handmade stationery business!
Pricing wedding stationery packages - perhaps the hardest part of selling your stationery is getting the prices right, some great tips here
Surviving the first year of a wedding stationery business - tips from successful stationer Lisa Forde
Where to begin starting a wedding stationery business - more great tips from Lisa Forde
Should I turn my hobby into a business? - can you really turn a fun hobby into a full time job?
Handmade Wedding Stationery
Having your wedding stationery designed especially for you is a real luxury for a bride and groom and it can be a fun challenge for the designer to get the stationery just right From Save the Dates, invitations and through to the place cards, seating plans and thank you notes all need to match or complement the theme of the big day.
Last year we wrote a series of articles about selling handmade cards. The next progression for someone selling cards online may be to move into setting up a wedding stationery business where they can earn more money for each commission because of the volume of work involved in creating a wedding stationery package. This year we would like to look at various aspects of setting up a wedding stationery business, we've listed a few of our blog posts on the subject above. There is a lot to know other than simply how to make an invitation look great!
One of our best sellers at papermilldirect.co.uk is our range of white card, especially our embossed linen and hammered textured white card. We supply boxfuls on a regular basis to many talented wedding stationers. Since we've been active on social media, Facebook and Twitter, it's been great to hear from the many wedding stationers out there, get their feedback and of course get a glimpse of their beautiful wedding stationery designs and anniversary cards.
At Papermilldirect we have all the high quality card and paper supplies you need for setting up your handmade wedding stationery business. We also have trade account options where you can save up to 40% on our card and paper.
Are you a Wedding Stationer?
We'd love to speak to you if you are a wedding stationery designer and have some tips you would like to share. Please leave a comment below if you would be happy to answer a few questions to help us build up this useful reference - we will of course link back to your site and be happy to share images of your work by way of a thank you if we use any of the tips! We also hope to build up a directory of handmade wedding stationers that we can share on this blog and help more people find your designs.
Would you like to be a wedding stationery designer?
Also we'd love to hear from you if becoming a wedding stationer part or full time is a dream for you - we're keen to hear about the issues that are holding you back and hopefully be able to answer some of your questions about setting up a successful handmade wedding stationery business.