Custom invitations are by appointment only
Vera Wang Engraved Gold Bordered Light Grey Wedding Invitation
A gold border and matching engraved type adds extra elegance to this light grey invitation. Paired with a sophisticated duogram, the combination makes it perfect for an upscale affair
Cest Papier CP600
The combination of exclusive Champagne Stardust and exclusive Sunshine papers together with Champagne Beyond Letterpress and a graphically senstational layout presents an all new choice in an understated state of the art wedding invitation. An Ivory linen envelope with matching Sunshine lining completes the presentation.
Cest Papier CP838
One-eighth inch thick, frosted polished edge lucite features a creative type layout and clear rhinestone and has been paired with a exclusive handmade charcoal stardust envelope.
Cest Papier CP889
This wedding program features a strip of exclusive platinum moonbeam on the ivory linen cover and has ivory linen inserts to add the final touch to your special day.
Our Beyond Letterpress technique is presented in a unique type layout on our exclusive sterling silver metallic. Layers of exclusive sterling silver metallic, exclusive sterling silver moonbeam, silver mirri and white linen are shown in varying combinations. The back of the invitation features a pocket to hold all your ensemble pieces neatly together. The white linen envelope is lined with exclusive sterling silver moonbeam.
A rainbow of colors is highlighted by our Beyond Letterpress technique in this gorgeous invitation ensemble. Our exclusive arctic stardust, exclusive purple stardust and D-seagreen are layered together and in varying combinations throughout this beautiful set. A matching layered address strip is shown on a white linen envelope.
Let our design team help you to create the perfect invitation for any event. Evening and weekend appointments available
F.U.N. Cards and Gifts was founded in 1994 on the premise that your stationery & gift shopping experience should be fabulous! A truly extraordinary experience begins with an unparalleled selection of products and impeccable service. You'll find both at fun.
F.U.N. Cards and Gifts was the concept of Rob Oswald, who has a true love of family and celebrations. His idea was to create a shop where all members of the family could find just the right gifts, cards and stationery for any occasion or celebration and get personal attention at a good price. Owned and operated by the Oswald family, it was no accident that the serendipitous shopping experience landed in the heart of Chicago's northern suburbs. Its customer base includes families along the north shore; regulars from the city, to those transplanted who went back in town just stop by to stock up on personal stationery. F.U.N. Cards and Gifts will also ship orders and make local deliveries.
The Oswald’s provide an atmosphere where you can tap into their many years of event planning expertise to help you make sure your vision is realized for any size event. From save the dates, to invitations, favors and decor, you'll be able to find what you need for the various stages of planning your event to deciding the themes, decor in all the way to the personalized thank you when it is all done. Open 6 days a week fun also offers after-hours consultations by appointment.
Rob Oswald, the primary buyer for the store has a keen eye for merchandising trends. Known in the industry for his sense of style and forward-thinking, Rob has made F.U.N. Cards and Gifts the place where many designers and lines launch. You'll find up-and-coming names alongside premier brands making it the store you must experience first-hand, and there is always something new and wonderful to discover from Gifts, home decor to stationary. Custom and personalized products are a specialty at F.U.N. Cards and Gifts.
You'll get personal attention and expertise to guide you through their vast selection of exceptional stationery brands ranging from William Arthur to Cranes, Vera Wang to Cest Papier and Natural Impressions.
The fun team will even help you with your wedding or gala planning every step of the way. Have your needs catered to by the F.U.N. Cards and Gifts staff whether buying a special gift or coordinating an event.
The future of fun:
It is not unusual to spot the next generation of fun: Lalaina, Mia and Nadia Oswald are growing up among the aisles. They each contribute as “product specialist” giving their heartfelt opinions and ideas of their grandmother and father about what styles, colors and friends are important to them! Perhaps this is why F.U.N. Cards and Gifts has always been a shopping respite for your teens, as well as a place where they can get guidance and insight about trends from the staff, too.