Vistaprint and Pocketfold Envelopes

I know a lot of ladies love the look of Pocketfold Envelopes and like to try to use the budget friendly Vistaprint invites.  The only problem people run into is the weird vistaprint invite sizes.  Here are a few tips to creating invites on Vistaprint that will fit your pocketfolds.

pocketfold - purple himalaya

**** Find the dimensions of your pocketfold.   *****
Some place on the envelope site will be a link that says “Sizing Guide.”  You will need to know what they suggest for your invite size and what size your inserts must be to fit inside  the pocket.  Compare that to the VP document sizes so that you know what will fit or how much you will need to trim off.

Card and Pockets Signature   –  $34.50 for 50
http://www.cardsandpockets.com/signature.aspx

4.5″ x 6.5″ suggested for the invite – centered
3.5″ x 5″ for the rsvp
3.625″ x 5.125 for the rsvp envelope (3 5/8 x 5 1/8 – 4 Bar Envelope)
3.5″ x 6.75″ for an insert (can be cut to create layered look)

pocketfold - signature

Signature cardsandpockets.com

* a Vistaprint notecard/postcard will be TOO BIG for the pocket.  A 5×7 invite cut in half will work for an rsvp with just a small trimming needed.  A 4-Bar envelope will fit in the pocket.


Paper and More  A7 Himalaya  – $36.99 for 50

http://www.paperandmore.com/a7-solid-himalaya-pocket-invitation-cards

4.5″ x 6.5″  suggested for the invite – centered
3.375  x 4.875 for the RSVP  (suggested so the envelope can fit too)
3.625″ x 5.125″  –  4 Bar envelope for the RSVP  (*A-2 envelope is too big)
4.25 x 6.75″ for an insert (can be cut to create layered look)

A7 - Himalaya paperandmore.com

A7 – Himalaya paperandmore.com

* a Vistaprint notecard and Vistaprint postcard WILL fit in the pocket as an insert as shown above, but the VistaPrint A-2 Envelope will be a “little” too big.  I’m not sure if you can squish it in by folding the envelope flap over a little? Perhaps only use this design if you are doing on-line rsvp’s.


Paper and More A7 Cascade  – $36.99 for 50
http://www.paperandmore.com/a7-cascade-pocket-invitation-cards

4.5″ x 6.5″  suggested for the invite – centered
4.21″ x 5.47″ largest size for rsvp
4.33″ x 5.75″ (A2 envelope) largest size that can fit
4.25″ x 6.75″ for an insert
* a Vistaprint notecard and Vistaprint postcard WILL fit in the pocket as an insert.
The A-2 Envelope also falls within the dimensions and WILL fit.

pocketfold - cascade

A7 Cascade – paperandmore.com


Paper and More A7 Atlas   – $36.99 per 50
http://www.paperandmore.com/a7-atlas-pocket-invitation-cards

4.5″ x 6.5″  suggested for the invite – centered
4.21″ x 5.47″ largest size for rsvp
4.33″ x 5.75″ (A2 envelope) largest size that can fit
4.25″ x 6.75″ for an insert
* a Vistaprint notecard and Vistaprint postcard WILL fit in the pocket as an insert.
The A-2 Envelope also falls within the dimensions.

A7 Atlas paperandmore.com

A7 Atlas paperandmore.com

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Vistaprint Document Sizes

  • 5 x 7 INVITE

4.61″ x 7.17″
* you will need to trim a little off the top to make it fit a  5×7 pocketfold.  Trim a little more off the top and a touch off the sides if you wish to have an equal amount of envelope show around the invite when mounting it as suggested.

5x7 trimmed

  • 5 x 7 INVITE cut in half to make 2 inserts (to fit a CardandPockets Signature pocket)

(2)  3.59″ x 4.61″
* you will need to trim a little off the top/bottom to make it fit a 4-Bar envelope

Vistaprint 5x7 invite cut in half

Vistaprint 5×7 invite cut in half

  • 5.5 x 4 FLAT NOTECARD/POSTCARD  (both documents are the same dimensions)

4.21″x 5.47″

Vistaprint 5.5 x 4 notecards used as inserts

Vistaprint 5.5 x 4 notecards used as inserts

This design is compatible with the A7 Cascade
* the A-2 corresponding envelope is just a hair too big for the A7 Himalaya pocket, perhaps it can be squished in?  So, it is up to you if you wish to chance it and create your RSVP on the full notecard size if using this style pocketfold.

  • A-2 ENVELOPE

4.33″  x 5.75″

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6×9 Invites Dimensions and Pocketfold suggestions to come!  Please check for updates.

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Posted on September 30, 2013, in DIY Projects, Making Items on VP, Vistaprint ~ Tips and Tricks and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. As always, you are an incredible help to the bride or groom to be. I hope all is well.

  1. Pingback: Vistaprint FAQ | Hayley's Wedding Tips 101

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