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110 lb Signature Textured Paper
110 lb Signature Textured Paper
The felt texture of this soft paper adds depth to any invitation. It's especially perfect for nature-inspired designs, but we also really like the character it gives rustic, vintage and destination designs.

The details: 110 lb paper, 15 point thickness with a luxe finish. Contains 30% post-consumer fibers and is made in the USA.
105 lb Signature Shimmer Paper
105 lb Signature Shimmer Paper
This lustrous paper has a hint of shimmer that adds an elegant glow. Photo invitations look gorgeous on this paper, but really almost all invitations look amazing on shimmer. Who doesn't like a little sparkle? However, we do recommend avoiding shimmer paper for designs featuring dark backgrounds.

The details: 105 lb, 12.2 point thickness with a premium feel. Contains 30% post-consumer fibers and is made in the USA.
130 lb Premium Matte
130 lb Premium Matte Paper
Luxurious paper with a heavy weight that will make your guests take notice. This paper is ideal for your most special occasions, not to mention it is our most eco-friendly choice.

The details: 130 lb, 16.5 point thickness with a matte finish. Made with 100% post-consumer fibers and is made in the USA.
115 lb Standard Matte Paper
115 lb Standard Matte Paper
Excellent quality for an excellent price, this paper is the most commonly used paper in printing fine stationery. An upgrade from value matte paper, it is the perfect compromise between luxury and affordability.

The details: 115 lb, 16 point thickness with a premium feel. Made in the USA.
94 lb Value Matte Paper
94 lb Value Matte Paper
Our most affordable option, this medium weight paper allows you to be price conscious without skimping on quality. This is our standard paper option for most folding stationery and the Affordably Engraved collection. Not all stationery is available on value matte paper.

The details: 94 lb, 13.5 point thickness with a matte finish. Made in the USA.
120 lb Smooth Photo Paper
120 lb Smooth Photo Paper
This smooth paper shows off details and color with perfect clarity, making it an excellent choice for photo invitations. Our quality photo paper is key in making sure the photo on your wedding invitation is just as beautiful as the design itself. Consider upgrading to shimmer paper for an even more vibrant quality.

The details: 120 lb, 12 point thickness with a smooth, premium feel. Contains 10% post-consumer fibers and is made in the USA.
110 lb Standard Cotton Paper
110 lb Standard Cotton Paper
We demand only the best quality of paper for our wedding invitations, which is why we turned to Crane & Co. for the 100% cotton paper needed to print our extraordinary letterpress wedding invitations. The quality of this soft, luxurious paper is unsurpassed and a true testament as to why Crane & Co. is a leader and pioneer in the paper industry. Created from 100% recovered cotton fibers, this paper is a strong and pliable canvas perfect for the fine art of letterpress printing.

The details: 110 lb, 21.5 point thickness with a lightly textured feel. Contains 100% recoverd cotton fibers and is made in the USA.
220 lb Premium Cotton Paper
220 lb Premium Cotton Paper
Our premium cotton paper is the ultimate in luxury. Close to double the thickness of our standard cotton paper, this premium version is simply astounding. The 100% recovered cotton fibers create a soft, pliable surface and a lightly textured feel that adds interest and dimension to each design. Its ample nature enhances letterpress designs beautifully, allowing your wedding invitation to become everything letterpress stationery is meant to be.

The details: 220 lb, 40.3 point thickness with a lightly textured feel. Contains 100% recoverd cotton fibers and is made in the USA.
See the difference

Our quality papers are everything they're stacked up to be! Here we've compared 100-sheet stacks of our three most popular papers: Value Matte, Standard Matte and Premium Matte. When you need a paper that rises to the occasion, we have options for you.


Paper Stacks

Wedding invitation paper is the most important part of the invitation itself, yet is often the first thing compromised when trying to keep costs down. Invitations by Dawn uses only the best when it comes to quality papers yet still offers a wide range of prices, so customers can feel confident in their paper quality no matter what. See what paper options Invitations by Dawn has to offer and learn what types of paper will work best with your preferred wedding invitation design.