ChristaCdesign » Photography & Graphic Design

Below are some FAQs and answers to make your design decisions easier.


How do I get started?

Set up a complimentary consultation with me to discuss your vision and inquire pricing. Feel free to email me with any questions.

How much do save-the-dates/invitations cost?

Each project varies. Once we determine what you are looking for, I will be able to offer you a specific quote. The price depends on the size of the request, paper quality (thickness), style of paper (matte, glossy, etc.), any added accessories (ribbons, lace, etc.), type of envelope, quantity of  your request, shipping and any extra additions. Please contact me with any questions or set up your complimentary consultation.

When do we send out our save-the-dates/invitations?

Save-the-dates are typically sent out around 4-6 months before the wedding. Mailing them early is acceptable, especially for destination weddings or if you have guests traveling from out-of-town. Invitations are typically sent out 6-8 weeks before the wedding.

What happens during the consultation?

The first consultation is complimentary. During this meeting we will discuss what you envision for your wedding day or event. This would include discussing the theme, colors, style, fonts, print quality, how many guests you will be expecting, timeline and budget. It is important to get as much information from you to make your dream look come true!

Do I need to live in the Milwaukee area to work with you?

Not at all. I work with clients from all over. Thank you, technology!

How long does the design/printing process take?

Once you place your order and deposit, the process will be approximately 3 weeks or more. It all depends on how quickly we communicate back and fourth and how many rounds of revisions are needed.

Can you help with etiquette language?

Absolutely! I am happy to give suggestions or help with any questions you might have.

Will I see the invitation before they go to print?

Of course! You are involved in every step of the way. I will not print anything that isn’t approved by you.

Booking & Payment

After your quote is sent, I will also include a contract for you to look over and sign. Once the contract is signed and returned, 50% of the deposit is due to begin designing. Your remaining balance is due at the time you approve your order for print. If the date is less than 30 days from ordering, payment will be due in full at the start of your request.

What are your other specialties?

Christacdesign can custom design a variety of different packages ranging from weddings, parties, personal events, you name it. Below are a few examples:

  • Bachelorette invitations
  • Bachelorette games
  • Bridal shower invitations
  • Bridal shower games
  • Will you be my bridesmaids/groomsman items (cards, wine labels, etc.)
  • Ceremony programs
  • Place cards
  • Table numbers
  • Thank you cards
  • Holiday cards
  • Birthday cards
  • Signage
  • You name it!

View some of my examples here.

What is the best way to contact you?

Email is the quickest and easiest way to get a hold of me. My email is: I would love to chat! If you’re interested in meeting in person, online or via phone please reach out to me via email and we can set something up.

Why choose ChristaCdesign?

ChristaCdesign is affordable, stress-free and timeless. Clients are able to customize to achieve exactly what they are looking for. Many people struggle with finding different photographers and resources to plan their event. Save-the-dates and invitations are the first look people see and it is important to make a good impression from the beginning. There is a lot of time and effort that goes into searching and planning your event and I take care of all of your needs. I am your “one stop shop”. My photo services include senior photos, maternity photos, family portraits, engagement and wedding photos. My design services include save-the-dates, wedding invitations, menus, bridal and bachelorette invitations and games. Check out my bio here.

Please take a look at some of my work and read reviews I have received from clients.

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