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Aly Am Paperie Invitations & Gifts

Bio & Services

Gretchen Olivares

Hello there… My name is Gretchen Olivares and I am the owner, designer and everything in between person and I’m always ready to help you!

I’m a wife, mom of 2 awesome girls, Alyssa & Amber (the basis of the store’s namesake – Aly & Am) & give back by volunteering in our community. When you shop at Aly Am Paperie, you are working directly with me, the owner. Family means SO very much to me and writing the stationery to begin your happily ever after brings me great joy, no matter how your family may look…everyone deserves love and to have their very own story book wedding. My joy, the reason I do this… I really love helping people figure out all of the little details that will make their invitation create the vision of their special day in the mind of their guests and give all of the information and details needed to attend and enjoy all of the festivities of this very special day. That’s why are motto is “Celebrating Life’s Special Moments”.

We are committed to designing stationery that will make your guest take notice. From Save the Date to thank you cards and everything in between, we design your custom invitation ensemble that will set the theme of the day, deliver vital information and make your guest giddy with joy to attend.

Custom invitations curated especially for you with inspiration from pre-existing samples, designs from other our past happy brides, and most importantly, design ideas from you. Tell us the type of invitation, the layout, your colors and other information you’d like to include for your guest, and we the design for you. We are here to help make the process easier and walk you thru the design and wording of each part. When you’re ready to proceed we’ll sit down with you to get the ball rolling with a design exclusively made for you!

Our clients happily refer us to us to their friends, we’d like the opportunity to make you just as happy. Discount for Teachers, Military, & 1st Responders are available, just ask (not combined with other offers) and everyone enjoys a future 20% discount with your paid in full invitation purchase (not applicable on Jon Hart Design).

Our passion is ensuring that all the pieces for your special day, from the personal and unique wedding ensemble to the wedding party gifts are ready to enjoy when the big day arrives!

Inspired by You, Designed by us…Celebrating Life’s Special Moments!

Member of:
ILEA, San Antonio

Education & Experience

Aly Am Paperie Invitations & Gifts is a full-service stationery store specializing in custom wedding invitations, located in San Antonio, Texas. Gretchen Olivares, the owner and designer of this unique business, will work with each couple directly to create the invitation of their dreams. She'll also help you with your wedding party gifts, save the dates, thank you notes and more. Aly Am Paperie Invitations & Gifts carries a diverse collection of fine papers, envelopes and labels, along with a wide variety of fonts and ink colors to bring your vision to life.

Services Offered
This custom wedding invitation and gift store has been a part of the wedding industry since 2006. Their goal is for your invitations to set the tone for your special day, deliver pertinent information and make your guests excited to attend your celebration. They promise that your wedding invitations will be a keepsake that will be cherished for years to come, and act as a reminder of your unforgettable day. Gretchen offers consultations as well as assistance with etiquette, assembly and addressing. Additional services include:

  • Calligraphy
  • Embossed
  • Foil-stamped
  • Letterpress
  • Thermography
  • Eco-friendly
  • Engraving
  • Laser cut
  • Printing

Other Services
In addition to helping you design your wedding invitations, Aly Am Paperie Invitations & Gifts will assist you with your menus and place cards. Other services include:

  • Programs
  • RSVP cards
  • Imprinted napkins


Antonion Awards, 2

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