Colored Envelopes

Get noticed in the mailbox with these colorful envelopes. 

  • 4 size options (descriptions below)
  • Made from one sheet of full-colored paper
  • Color resists fading, scratching or rubbing off
  • Pointed flap with moisture-activated adhesive
  • White, gold or silver ink pops on darker colors

Note: See below for important info about our colored envelope sizes.

Want more options? Check out our custom envelopes.

Need a hand? Get help from a design expert.

Pearl Shimmer
Ruby Red
Silver Metallic
Dark Black Linen
Ivory Linen
4.6" x 7.2"
6" x 9"
5.5" x 4" (A2)
4" x 8" (#9)
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Product Specifications

Materials, bleeds, margins, etc.

Choose can’t-miss color envelopes that are sure to get opened.

Our color envelope printing process results in a bold look that makes a dramatic first impression – boosting the chances that your invite or card gets noticed (and opened) first. Find a colorful envelope that fits your message and get people excited as soon as they open the mailbox.

These envelopes are designed for use with Vistaprint stationery and invitations – so they may not fit other cards of a similar size. We’ve included the dimensions of each envelope size below.

Here are some popular uses for our custom envelope sizes.

4" x 5.5" (A2)

Actual size: 4.33" x 6.85" 

For 4" x 5.5" invites and announcements, save the date magnets, RSVPs, reception and thank you cards.

4.6" x 7.2"

Actual size: 4.72" x 8.58"

Fits 4.6" x 7.2" invitations, announcements and holiday cards and 4" x 6" postcards. (Please note: 5" x 7" postcards will not fit in these envelopes.)

4" x 8" (#9)

Actual size: 3.84" x 8.82"

Use for 4" x 8" invitations and holiday cards, wedding menus and rack cards.

6" x 9"

Actual size: 5.98" x 10.08" 

Use with wedding programs and 6" x 9" postcards, invitations and holiday cards.
Paper Details

Pearl Shimmer (81-lb.)

Subtle glimmer that sparkles in the light.

Feels like: Velvety coating.

Silver Metallic (81-lb.)

Smooth and polished, gleaming finish.

Feels like: Lightly coated and soft.

Navy Blue (80-lb.)

Rich saturated hues in traditional matte finish.

Feels like: Crisp, smooth surface.

Black Linen (80-lb.)

Our linen paper, with a subtle woven quality.

Feels like: Silky, slightly textural.

Ivory Linen (80-lb.)

Our linen paper, with a subtle woven quality.

Feels like:
 Silky, slightly textural.

Ruby Red (70-lb.)

Rich saturated hues in traditional matte finish.

Feels like: Crisp, smooth surface.

Kraft Paper (24-lb.)

Similar to paper bag color, but a more rustic look.

Feels like: Lightweight, uncoated.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I customize the color of my envelope?
A: No, but you can search our custom envelope galleries and find various designs in the following colors:
Red Envelopes | Orange Envelopes | Yellow Envelopes | Green Envelopes | Blue Envelopes 

Q: Will cards I did not order from Vistaprint fit in your colored envelopes?
A: Our colorful envelopes are created to be used with Vistaprint stationery and may not fit similar cards from other companies. 

Q: Do you offer custom sized envelopes?
A: No. We currently only offer 5 sizes: 4.72" x 7.48", 4.13" x 9.45" (#10), 6" x 9", 4.36" x 5.75" (A-2) and 3.88" x 8.88" (#9).

Q. Can I get customized printing on these colored envelopes?
A: Personalized features are only available for custom envelopes, while colored envelopes come in a range of special paper materials, like silver metallic or kraft paper. However, you may add your own personal touches like calligraphy, self-inking stamps, custom stickers or return address labels.

Q: Can I use the 4.72" x 7.48" envelopes for your 5" x 7" postcards?
A: No. Our 4.72" x 7.48" envelopes will not fit 5" x 7" postcards. They are designed to fit our invitations.

Q: Do you offer self-sealing envelopes?
A: No. We currently don’t offer a peel-and-stick flap option. The flaps of our custom envelopes have an adhesive that needs moisture to activate.
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