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At American Stationery, we use many types of printing processes, depending on the product you select.

Printing Process:

Thermography - The process involves heat that joins ink and a resin-like powder together. The fusion of the materials results in the appearance of "raised" letters. This printing process is one of the most popular choice for invitations, because of its value and quality of appearance. This is the most affordable print process if you are looking for classic, elegant "raised" printing.

Digital - In digital printing, an image is sent directly to the printer using digital files such as PDFs and those from graphics software such as Illustrator and InDesign. Digital printing is most efficient and cost effective when running small quantities, and the result are beautiful, high quality prints.

Letterpress - Letterpress continues to be one of the hottest trends in stationery.  It's been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Letterpress is an ancient printing technique that involves printing words or designs with ink while simultaneously debossing the image into thick, soft paper. The letterpress look is elegant, stylish, high-end and nothing short of stunning.

Engraving - The paper is placed on the press face down above the inked plate. It is then printed by pressure coming down on the back of the sheet while the front of the sheet meets with the plate. This "sandwich" effect creates the raised lettering and bruise on the back of the printed paper that are both classic features of engraver.

Foil Stamping -  Printing process that fuses foil to paper. A thin layer of foil is pressed between a piece of paper and a heated die. The image on the die cuts and heats the foil, binding it to the paper. You might be thinking of mylar ballons when you think of the word "foil".  But don't be fooled.  You can find many matte-ink colors such as white or cream, which produces a gorgeous invitation.

Quantities will vary according to each product, but in most cases quantities will refer to how many pieces are in 1 set or box.  So for example, when you see a quantity of "1 = $34.95", it means you will receive 1 box of cards for $34.95.

Mygatsby was one of the pioneers of the "stacked" enclosure cards!  We created these cards specifically so these accessory cards would complement your invitation stylishly yet with function.

Small Enclosure Card: 4.25"x4.50"

  • This card is typically used as a Reception Card, Ceremony Card, Gift Registry or At-Home Card, or for any "simple" information you might be trying to deliver to your guests. 

RSVP card w/ envelope: 4.25"x5.50"

  • RSVP is derived from the French phrase, repondez s'il vous plait, meaning "respond if you please." It is a polite way of requesting a response to the invitation. It allows you to have an accurate guest count and can even help with allowing your guests to choose meal options, or any other information you will require in planning your reception.Mygatsby also nclude your name and return address printed on the envelope (or postcard  for our smaller invitations) to make it easier for invited guests to respond. Traditionally, the sender provides postage, to make it easier for your guests to respond.

Large Enclosure Card: 4.25"x6.50"

  • This card is typically used as a Directions Card, Accommodations Card, or any additional detailed information you might be trying to deliver to your guests. 

Additional Matching Accessories

For flat printing, all ink color choices are included in the cost of your item.  There are no additional charges.

For thermgraphy and letterpress ink colors, the ink color you choose is included in the price of your order.  If you would like to choose a second color for an accessory item (such as wine ink for your card, and black ink for your envelopes), there is an additional charge (see additional charges below).

Pricing for each additional ink color is as follows:

  • 1st ink:  No charge.  Included in price.
  • 2nd ink:  $30.00 one time charge.  This same ink color may be used across all of your invitation ensemble pieces.

For an additional fee of $6 you can get your stationery gift wrapped. Your gift message is included on an attractive gift card.

DYO Notes - with Design

DYO Notes - with Design

Price per Box: $?.??/Box , 1 Box = 25 Notes

Item # 9317
Product Type Fold Notes
Printing Type Raised Ink
Size 5.75" x 3.875"

Production Time Estimate

5-7 Business Days - Delivery time additional
$?.?? Your Price


Noteworthy by design! Our designer notes are now available in a new format! Your name and design is centered on the front of the note and is printed in the type style and ink color of your choosing.

  • Size 5 3/4" x 3 7/8"
  • Paper Colors: White or Ivory
  • Ink Color: Choice
  • Ink Type: Raised
  • Set includes 25 notes and 25 plain envelopes
  • Optional printed envelopes available

Customer Reviews

Never disappoints! Review by Repeat Client
Exceeded expectation. (Posted on 9/22/2022)
Better than Expected Review by Janie
Raised sailboat in navy was beautiful. The quality of the stationery is superior. Can't wait to order again for Christmas giving. (Posted on 10/15/2021)
Beautiful stationary! Review by Thankful
I love the options you offer and the outstanding quality of you “DIY” notes.
They are expensive with the liner, but it makes all the difference! I wish you offered more patterns for the liners.
I’ve been purchasing your stationary for 15 or more years, and have received many compliments on the quality. I can’t wait to decide what my next order will be. You have something for everyone!
(Posted on 9/23/2021)
Great Product Review by Leslie
Perfect product, my favorite image and font, fast delivery always and always accurate...I'm a long time customer and will continue to be. Thank you! (Posted on 5/3/2021)
Folded Notes Review by Mom
As always, it's fun to design my own notes and it always impresses others to receive them as gifts. I've ordered a variety of products from this company and take great pride in sending notes of such high quality to friends and family. (Posted on 4/22/2021)
Good quality Review by Libby
The notecards are good quality and the fleur-de-lis looks very sharp. This is my second order of these notecards. I am very satisfied. (Posted on 4/20/2021)
great Review by sandy
Excellent quality and beautiful (Posted on 3/30/2021)
Very satisfiedgz9 Review by Vern
Lovely design. I will try out more designs as I need note cards. Very pleased. (Posted on 2/15/2021)
Awesome, as always Review by Gina S.
You always do such a great job, with such a variety of fonts. Thanks. (Posted on 2/11/2021)
Beautiful Review by Chris
The cards look great. I love the design . (Posted on 12/21/2020)
Love these custom notes Review by Jenny Willis
This is the second time I have ordered these "design your own" notes. It is fun to pick the paper, the ink color, a little signature design (I go with green ink and a pine cone), and a font. You can really express yourself, they look fantastic and they arrive so quickly--less than a week! (Posted on 11/27/2020)
Excellent notes for handwritten sentiments Review by C babb
Beautifully done! Loved the ability to easily customize my notes and they arrived promptly. (Posted on 10/29/2020)
Beautiful Review by cajunwhitney
I love how I am able to design my note cards. It's fun to be creative and try different. (Posted on 8/6/2020)
Got as a gift Review by Annie
Got as a gift for my new daughter in law. She loved the personalized Stationary (Posted on 7/30/2020)
perfect Review by K.
DYO notes are great and exactly as expected. (Posted on 6/11/2020)
Great products Review by Lhg
I purchase 90% of my paper goods and stationary from American Stationery. Always pleased with product quality but the real key with them is their outstanding customer service. (Posted on 6/6/2020)
Just what I wanted! Review by Melissa
These notes were easy to format into just what I wanted. The card stock is a good weight, too. (Posted on 5/26/2020)
Great company Review by Terri
Beautiful work and quality love it!!! (Posted on 5/7/2020)
Impressed! Review by Bentley
Beautiful stationary! (Posted on 12/22/2019)
Beautiful Review by Bentley
I was impressed with the quality of the paper- (Posted on 12/22/2019)
Custom Business Cards Review by LUTHER
Very satisfied. Friendly service and tireless effort in getting it right with a custom design. (Posted on 10/14/2019)
Touch of Class Review by ARC
Love the top shelf paper and quick service. These are notes that I have counted upon for years. Always up to expectations and beyond. Thank you. (Posted on 8/26/2019)
Great Review by McGellen
Nice quality, raised ink, designed as ordered.
(Posted on 6/2/2019)
Good quality Review by Chris
Good quality card, with rich color, delivered on time. (Posted on 4/18/2019)
Well Done Review by Jeff
Very satisfied with my purchase. First class products and first class service. (Posted on 4/1/2019)
Perfect Review by cajunwhitney
I love all of the options you get to design your own cards. Card quality is always spot on. (Posted on 1/13/2019)
Beautiful paper Review by wmc1900
I ordered condolence cards since I have dozens of notes to write in the wake of my 92-year old mother’s passing. These are so beautiful...they will surely ease the sadness as I write about her. They arrived in record time as well, especially considering I ordered them 2days before Christmas. (Posted on 12/30/2018)
Perfect Review by Mother in law
She was very pleased with custom design and quality (Posted on 12/30/2018)
beautiful stationary Review by gigi
this is the 2nd order of this stationary and it is really beautiful quality. (Posted on 12/11/2018)
Love these notes! Review by Joan
Ordered these for an Irish friend. Can't wait to give them to her! Great quality and beautiful design and printing! (Posted on 12/10/2018)
Excellent! Review by Broth
This is our second box of note cards. They are very classy and elegant. Cardstock is perfect. (Posted on 10/1/2018)
Very pleased with these notes! Review by Robbie
Have used the DYO Notes with Design twice and both times, they were just what I wanted! Thank you!! (Posted on 9/20/2018)
Easy Process Review by Tess
Process of ordering was easy, product arrived promptly and I was happy with it (Posted on 6/2/2018)
Happy with product. Review by Karen
I am giving this box of note cards as a gift. I am very satisfied with the quality of the paper and the printing. (Posted on 4/24/2018)
Well done Review by Jac
Just what I ordered. (Posted on 4/20/2018)
Good and quality I expect Review by DJ
This was as I expected with the quality I am used to. American Stationery will continue to be my go-to stationary. (Posted on 4/2/2018)
Great! Review by None
They are perfect (Posted on 2/24/2018)
excellent quality Review by vl
i ordered these for a friend who revently moved, she admired mine so I bought them for her (Posted on 2/16/2018)
Beautiful! Review by Deb G
Very pretty note cards. Just the right size for a quick note.
I love the custom feature, very nice. (Posted on 2/2/2018)
Excellent. Review by Bob
As always, great looking product-- exactly the look that I wanted. (Posted on 1/15/2018)
DIY notecard Review by no name
This arrived just as perfectly as I requested. Thank you!!! (Posted on 12/18/2017)
Great quality, quick turnaround Review by mamasan
Love these little customized notes. The turnaround was very fast, and they looked even better in person! (Posted on 10/18/2017)
very good Review by Karen
like the product very much (Posted on 10/17/2017)
Great quality and great price Review by ptofan
Three kids and I write notes frequently - this is a great way to create a whole-family-flexible design in a quality finished product. Very, very pleased - as always - (Posted on 7/11/2017)
Fun to Design - Elegant - Love Them! Review by Cameron
It took me a while to realize how many options I had. Great product. It was fun to design my distinctive look. Thank you for the purple ink!!!!! (Posted on 6/24/2017)
Gift Review by Suzy
Gave this as a birthday gift to my son, he is very pleased with the stationary. (Posted on 6/15/2017)
Beautiful notes that suit any occasion Review by Four Cats
I use these note cards for Thank you notes and other occasions when a personal note is required. The paper is good quality and the printing is nicely done. (Posted on 4/8/2017)
Very Satisfied Review by Diane
The personalized gift I ordered turned out perfect and the person I gave it to was very happy. (Posted on 1/3/2017)
Very pleased Review by Chris
Love the fact that I could customize my notecards. They look great. (Posted on 1/1/2017)
Lovely Product Review by Texas Writer
Very pretty. What I ordered and expected. I will enjoy sending out these notecards. (Posted on 12/25/2016)
Very professional finish Review by Rosey
Printing adds a professional look to correspondence. (Posted on 12/12/2016)
Lovely Review by Sharon
Lovely, lovely. (Posted on 11/18/2016)
Luv It Review by D9
Love these notes, I got the turquoise lizard, because I just moved to NM!!! I would have given it 5 stars if it had been available in gold foil. (Posted on 10/17/2016)
On time, perfect job Review by Harry
Order was received in a timely manner, and the order is exactly as placed. Always a good quality product. (Posted on 9/27/2016)
Attention to Detail Review by EKing
This is the second time I've ordered these notes. This time, I made both the image and the type significantly bigger. American Stationery called me to personally insure that it was intentional. (It was.) I'd already signed off on the proof, so they could've printed and sent it without bothering to check...but they took the extra time. BTW: They look GREAT! (Posted on 8/29/2016)
Better than expected Review by Jay F
We receved our order of monogrammed note cards and were pleasantly surprised that print and paper quality were better than we expected. Production and ship time was very fast. We will definitely place a reorder! (Posted on 8/29/2016)
Excellent Review by DD
The cards were just beautiful. Looked exactly as I hoped they would. (Posted on 7/24/2016)
Love these notes Review by Southern mom
The card stock used is a good weight, and I love the ability to design my own notes. My favorite! (Posted on 7/16/2016)
Professional with a bit of whimsy Review by V from Georgia
I needed new stationery note cards and designed some with a bit of whimsy - bright colored ink and a stock image. I love them! At first, I thought the green was a bit too bright, but it has grown on me. And the quality of the card stock is awesome. I've never been disappointed by an American Stationery order. (Posted on 6/12/2016)
Elegant Review by Deb Mom
We ordered the notes for my daughter and she loves them! They are beautiful with the gold printing! (Posted on 5/23/2016)
Love them Review by Lee
The notes look great! Nice heavy paper and great ink color. (Posted on 5/7/2016)
Beautiful and fun Review by Liza
The art of a personal hand written note is often lost in this technological age. The quality of this stationary helps to make writing a pleasure. (Posted on 2/25/2016)
Good value Review by Storm403
The quality of the paper and printing exceeded my expectations. (Posted on 2/25/2016)
Perfect Review by Storm403
Heavy weight paper, great print quality, better than I had expected (Posted on 2/25/2016)
Recommendation of the product Review by writer's hand
Designing the DYO Notes, choosing the color of the imprinting was a fun way to make personal a gift for another person. This item is to be a gift, and I cannot wait to give them to the recipient! The paper quality is excellent; the design will make the giftee feel very special.

I would recommend this product if you want to design a note card that speaks to the recipient on a personal level. There are so many images from which to choose that there is something for everyone..............profession, hobby, interest, future event. Just have fun with it!

A great gift idea! It says that you care because you can design just for the recipient. (Posted on 2/25/2016)
Perfection Review by Foxy Mike
I needed a specific piece of stationary with logo. What I got from American Stationary was perfect! I've shown it to all our associates and they are duly impressed. Good job!! (Posted on 2/24/2016)
Fantastic Review by drpk
I have never been disappointed with your products and this one was no exception. I gave it as a gift and she loved it! Made a big hit! (Posted on 2/24/2016)
Exactly as ordered, and prompt Review by Harry
Ordered note cards for my wife and the cards arrived quickly and just the way I ordered them. Will be back. (Posted on 12/25/2015)
Best classic notecards anywhere! A must have! Review by CTShopper
Notecards are a good quality and can add a fun touch with a design above name. Lining adds the finishing effect! Everyone loves these notecards. (Posted on 11/24/2015)
Wow! My Note Cards Look Amazing! Review by Rainee
The quality of my note cards was excellent. I can't wait to give them as a Christmas gift. (Posted on 11/9/2015)
excellent Review by LSJ
Love the horseshoe design...beautiful (Posted on 9/19/2015)
No complaints - look great! Review by Marina
My cards came in really fast, and the quality is excellent. I looked at many other websites before deciding to buy these, and I couldn't be happier with my choice. I will be placing all of my future orders through American Stationery! (Posted on 8/14/2015)
Excellent! Review by melanie
As usual, I was thrilled with my purchase from American Stationery! I am so excited to present the notes tomorrow as part of a personal shower gift to my friend. The minute I received the invitation to the shower, I immediately thought, what could be more personal than something from AS? Needless to say, she will be thrilled to have the notes with her soon-to-be new name on them!!! (Posted on 7/31/2015)
Flexible designs, nice quality Review by Ann
Liked your colors, especially chevron envelope lining option (Posted on 7/31/2015)
Good Job as always Review by davie
The pricing is very good & the lady I spoke to when

I called back was very, very helpful. We need more

people like her when we run a business.

Thanks Again Davie (Posted on 7/10/2015)
Perfectly done,very pretty! Review by SGR
Just exactly what I wanted ! (Posted on 6/12/2015)
Precisely Perfect Review by Juliet
Lovely, high quality notes. Prepared precisely according to my order. Superb value. (Posted on 6/2/2015)
Personalized Notes with Design Review by Robbie
Turned out great! (Posted on 5/18/2015)
Better than expected Review by Dan
Our cards exceeded our expectations. The paper and envelopes are of high quality and the printing looks even better than it did on the preview. I would definitely recommend these notes and buy them again, especially at this price! A great value, they look nicer than more expensive non-custom cards. (Posted on 5/4/2015)
Wonderful! Review by Mary Louise Mather
Awesome!!!! (Posted on 4/18/2015)
Delighted! Review by jf
Ordered a set for myself and one for my husband. We're both delighted with product and prompt service! Thank you, American Stationery (Posted on 4/13/2015)
Excellent product Review by mg
Product was as described and monogrammed and delivered very promptly. Thank you. (Posted on 3/21/2015)
Great product Review by Hockey Mom
Another outstanding job by American Stationery. Great work. (Posted on 3/3/2015)
Outstanding quality ! Review by Hockey Mom
Absolutely thrilled with the finish product. Paper is of good
weight and the typset is perfect. Many thanks!! (Posted on 3/3/2015)
wonderful notecards Review by mary
I purchased these notecards for my daughter.
She is using them as thank you cards for her upcoming
They are perfect! (Posted on 2/28/2015)
Pleased Review by Leslie
I am always pleased with the quality of products from American Stationery. I have used their services for years and am always happy with every aspect of my purchases. (Posted on 2/21/2015)
Excellent Review by Jo
I was very pleased with how they turned out. (Posted on 2/8/2015)
fabulous as usual! Review by Jessica
these notecards were great! the quality of the paper was top notch and the design i put on front (sons name and a cross above it) was perfect for his thank yous from his christening. i definitely recommend american stationery for any paper products you are looking for! (Posted on 2/8/2015)
Excellent! Review by cajunwhitney
I loved how they turned out. They were better than I anticipated. (Posted on 1/23/2015)
Nice General Notes Review by MarkAtlanta
These are nice general use notes for anything from a Thank You to a gift card note. (Posted on 12/9/2014)
DYO Notes review Review by Eileen
These fold over notes are extremely nice quality paper. I ordered a Christmas gift for my 9-year old niece--her first grown up cards. Love them. (Posted on 12/8/2014)
dyo notes Review by kristenann
these are fun to design yourself to make them even more personalized. it great seeing a preview and then in person, even better. turned out great and come in a beautiful box to boot! (Posted on 10/26/2014)
love it Review by al
looked really nice and professional- gold color was classy, not tacky. Nice basic cards (Posted on 10/10/2014)
Perfect in Everyway Review by Sarah
I ordered five different sets of personalized stationary (five different names; five different addresses). The orders were perfect in every way. I am very pleased with the turn-around times and quality. (Posted on 10/6/2014)
Very nice! Review by Shelby
I ordered these for a gift and am proud to present. Nice heavy card stock, quality product and fast turnaround. (Posted on 9/23/2014)
Precious Review by Lee
I've always been a big fan of the monogrammed embossed note cards for thank you notes.
Now that my husband and I are expecting, I needed a different type of thank you note for the gifts we will receive for our baby girl. These were perfect! I was able to choose my own design (a light pink tutu) with a light pink font that read "Baby (last name)". They are precious & exactly what I was looking for! (Posted on 9/15/2014)
Notes are beautiful Review by Pat
This was a gift for a very good friend. She liked the notes very much so I was pleased too. (Posted on 7/22/2014)
Nicely done Review by Serena
Nicely done.
maybe periwinkle needs a little more blue and is not so dark. (Posted on 6/2/2014)
Fun, quality product! Review by Marilee
I couldn't wait to receive these and start using them! Choosing your own design is so much fun and makes them unique to your taste. (Posted on 2/26/2014)
A good choice Review by PAt
So pretty and a lot for the money. Personalizing is fun. (Posted on 12/11/2013)
Great note cards! Review by Lisa
Love these notes. Good value. High quality (Posted on 11/14/2013)
Fun! Review by Cairn mama
It was fun to create these notes. I changed fonts, characters, sizes, colors so it feels unique. (Posted on 9/4/2013)
Great Product Review by BargainShopper
This is my favorite product from American Stationery. I've ordered it several times with different icons and ink colors. Also makes a great gift. (Posted on 8/29/2012)

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