About Greenvelope
A Seattle-based company helping to save paper and preserve the beauty of the Pacific Northwest
Greenvelope strives to deliver the most elegant electronic invitation service by emulating the experience of opening a “traditional” printed invitation. By creating a positive online experience, we hope more hosts will consider sending invitations electronically for formal events - to help save trees, time, and money. To express our commitment towards this goal, we donate a percentage of every sale to Mountains to Sound, a non-profit organization that maintains forests. Together we can "invite" a greener future.
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trees planted trees planted by the Greenvelope team
paper saved pounds of paper saved by Greenvelope users
business users businesses who already use Greenvelope
oxygen provided the number of people's oxygen provided by saving one large tree each day
CO2 saved average pounds of CO2 saved per month through the Greenvelope bus program
The Green Team
sam franklin
Sam CEO/Founder
"Don't let schooling interfere with your education" -Mark Twain
kyle leesman
Kyle Chief Technology Officer
"Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day." -Joel Spolsky
preston hazelwood
Preston Backend Developer
"The universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract." -Robert A. Heinlein
alex kelsey
Alex Marketing Manager
"The question is not what you look at, but what you see." - Henry David Thoreau
ashley laskowski
Ashley Art Director
"Take criticism, smash it into dust, add color, and use it to paint breathtaking images of unicorns frolicking through fields of greatness." - Matthew Gray Gubler
ramil azucena
Ramil User Experience
"I've learned that people will forget what you have said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou
zach sharkey
Zach Marketing & Event Consultant
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift" -Steve Prefontaine
amber fouts
Amber Customer Success
"Life teaches you how to live it if you live long enough." - Tony Bennett
camille robinson
Camille Designer
"There is no great genius without some touch of madness." - Seneca
michelle zajac
Michelle Customer Success
"Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!" - Dr. Seuss
erin berard
Erin International Markets
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein
jackie logan
Jackie Content Marketing Associate
"Nothing will work unless you do." - Maya Angelou
nikki macgregor
Nikki Community Design Manager
"A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” – Roald Dahl
louis servant
Louis Developer
"Your time is limited. Don’t waste it living someone else’s life." - Steve Jobs
Our Stationery Designers
All of our designers are hand picked by our in house design staff who work with stationers, graphic artists, and
painters across the world to bring you the finest and most contemporary designs.
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My Darlin'
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Silvia Portella
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Anne-Laure Chapelain
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Septembre Papeterie
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Philippine Meulle
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Bonjour Paper
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Anchors & Ampersands
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Jennifer Rozbruch Design
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Niru & Baku
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Ruby the Fox
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Emma Wassmer
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Doreen Mulryan
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Christina Novak Design
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See That There
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hue complete me
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Lisa Travis
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Leah Bisch Studio
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Pooja Dharia
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Lana's Shop
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Nicole Winn
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Kiss by Kohl
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Patrice Horvath Design
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National Park Foundation
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Minimal + Might
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Eric Clegg Design
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Molly My
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Stacey Hill Design
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A Fresh Bunch
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Willow Lane Prints
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Adesman Design
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Alexandra Dzh
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Ashley Ottinger
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Atelier Azure Couture Stationery
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butter London
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Chica Design
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Claudia Owen
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Clementine Creative
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Colin Cowie
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Diasty Hardhikaputri
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Elizabeth Silver
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Frooted Design
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Hooray Creative
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Idlewild Co.
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Jessica Williams
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Letter + Line Studio
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Lizzy B Loves
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Luly Yang
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Melissa Egan Design
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Mint Parcel
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October Ink
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Olivia Raufman
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Robinson Paperie
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Shari Margolin Design
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Shawn Diaz Design
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Spugnardi Design
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Stacey Meacham Design, llc
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Veronica Linti
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Rachel Roe Art
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Paper Raven Co.

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Our Photographers
kiliii fish
Kiliii Fish
patrick nied
Patrick Nied
kelly stonelake
Kelly Stonelake
alec vanderboom
Alec Vanderboom
adam michael waldo
Adam Michael Waldo
amber zbitnoff
Amber Zbitnoff
alexandra celia
Alexandra Celia
jimmy bishop
Jimmy Bishop
carina skrobecki
Carina Skrobecki
sachi anand photography
Sachi Anand Photography
angela & evan photography
Angela & Evan Photography
julia kinnunen photography
Julia Kinnunen Photography
A Special Thanks!
craig kaminer
Craig Kaminer
zak freer
Zak Freer
ken glass
Ken Glass
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Greenvelope's design program seeks to partner with stationery designers who are interested in expanding their contemporary design portfolio to online patrons, while expanding the environmentally conscious mission of their brand. Our program provides freelance artists exposure to new clientele, while offering a variety of unique stationery options to our customers. We are constantly expanding our collections and branching out into new trending categories. Please do not be shy, send us your thoughts and let's work together to invite a greener future.
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Seattle's Fox morning show discovered an intriguing story and interviewed the Greenvelope Founder, Sam Franklin, during his return to Seattle for Thanksgiving break. Watch the interview to learn more about how a dorm-room start-up is changing the invitation industry.
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entrepreneur magazine
Entrepreneur magazine ran a unique feature by taking a detailed look at the business model behind Greenvelope. Sam Franklin shares the story of how he bootstrapped Greenvelope by pressure washing neighborhood driveways during the day and delivering pizza in the evening.
Read the full article.
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alive magazine
As a student-entrepreneur at Washington University in St. Louis, Greenvelope Founder, Sam Franklin, was named one of St. Louis’ most influential people of 2012. Read more about this achievement in the
Alive Magazine Buzz List.
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Career Opportunities

Greenvelope.com is a fast growing electronic invitation, ticketing, and event management company based in Seattle. We were recently named one of the "Coolest Small Businesses in Seattle" by Business Insider. We started in 2008, and now over 150,000 hosts use Greenvelope to create beautiful online communications.

We are looking for people who want to have an immediate impact on the success of our company. Greenvelope is fast-paced, creative, and passionate about our great products. This is a huge market and the customer enthusiasm for our product has been overwhelming! We advocate promoting from within, so there is limitless opportunity for career growth.