"Purchased these invitations in the standard shade of lilac. They are an amazing design and shade of purple. The invitations are on a very thick card stock. I can't imagine anything I would change about these beautiful invitations. I look forward to framing one next to our wedding photo. My only small complaint is there is a very small amount of black discoloration around some of the outline on one or two of the invitations. I suspect it is just dust from the machinery. It's so minor though that you hardly notice it and the invitations are so perfect that they distract from this issue. I only noticed because I stared at the invitation for a good 10 minutes just admiring it....................."