Processing and Shipping Times

We want you to get your order as quickly as possible!

How long before your order arrives = Processing Time + Shipping Time

Review the details below:

Processing Time

  • Stock Orders

    Orders with regularly stocked items (Pocket Invitations, blank cards, envelopes, cardstock, etc...) currently have an estimated 2-3 day processing time, although we try to ship same-day wherever possible. Orders containing *Custom made items* currently have an estimated 2-5 day processing time. See below for orders including custom items and mounting services.

  • Samples

    Most samples ship in 2-3 business days . Custom Sample products; such as pattern paper, save the dates, printed proofs, laser samples ship within 2-5 business days after files are reviewed and approved. (Custom products or large quantities may require additional time)

    Samples shipped with USPS 1st Class typically arrive in 3-8 business days within the U.S. depending on your location. International destinations can take 2-3 weeks for delivery. Upgraded shipping options are available at checkout.

  • Printed Flat Items

    Invitations, printed inserts, monograms, pattern paper, and envelope printing all require 5-7 business days for processing. (After files are reviewed and approved)

  • Acrylic Invitations and Signs

    Large signs, posters, and acrylic invitations require 5-7 business days for processing. (After files are reviewed and approved)

  • Custom Items

    Certain custom printed items that have a score (a fold) like thank you cards, folded save the date cards etc… require 5-7 business days for processing. (After files are reviewed and approved)

  • Laser Items

    Laser Pockets, Laser-cut shapes, Laser Mats, Laser Folded Cards, Laser Bellybands, Slide-in Cards etc… require 2-5 business days for processing.

  • Mounting Services

    Mounting services add an additional 2-5 days onto the processing time. (Mounting can usually only be done once all printed pieces are completed). Orders with Custom/printed items and mounting can require 6-10 business days to complete.

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Shipping

UPS Shipping
Our UPS service does not deliver on Saturdays unless specifically requested (Additional Charges Apply).
Also, UPS will not deliver to a PO Box. Street address is needed to ship.

  • Samples
    • Shipped within the U.S.

      Unless upgraded shipping is selected, samples shipped to U.S. contiguous states are mailed via USPS 1st Class and typically arrive in 3-8 business days after processing depending on your location.

    • International

      Samples shipping 1st Class outside of the U.S. can take 2-3 weeks for delivery. You have the option of upgrading the shipping speed at checkout.

  • Bulk Orders
    • Standard Shipping

      Ships with USPS, UPS SurePost, or UPS Ground (Standard Shipping method is at C&P's discretion)

    • UPS Ground
    • UPS 3 Day

      3 Business Days - Delivery typically by end of day

    • UPS 2 Day

      2 Business Days - Delivery typically by end of day

    • UPS Next Day

      Next Business Day - Delivery typically by end of day

    • UPS Expedited (International)

      Canada: 2-3 business days

      Europe: 3-4 business days

      Australia: 5-7 business days

      All others: 3-8 business days

    • UPS Worldwide Saver (International)

      Canada: 1-2 business days

      Europe: 2-3 business days

      Australia: 2-5 business days

      All others: 2-6 business days

  • USPS
    • USPS Priority

      2-3 business days to most locations in the U.S.

    • USPS Express

      1-2 business days to most locations in the U.S.

    • USPS Priority Mail International

      Delivery in 10-20 business days.*
      *Delivery time varies greatly with USPS International. Most likely depending on what the government agent in customs ate for breakfast that morning and their general mood for the day.