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2021 Christmas Shipping Guide

Nov 1st 2021

Each of our icons is hand-crafted just for you, and we are busy during the Christmas season. If you have an important deadline, consider ordering earlier rather than later.

Note: These are estimates, not guarantees. All shipping carriers have suspended their delivery time guarantees, and we have suspended our production guarantees pending COVID-19 and lumber supply concerns. Our best advice is: order early, don't wait till the last minute.

Domestic Customers Order-By Dates (U.S. and territories)

  • Cathedral Size Icons: Order by Friday, November 5.
  • Masterpiece Icons: Order by Friday, November 25.
  • Classic Icons: Order by Sunday, December 12.
  • Quick Ship, Incense, Stocked Items: Order by Wednesday, December 15.
  • For overseas military/diplomatic mail, the deadline is 14 days earlier.

Domestic Ship-By Dates, By Method

Note: These are SHIP-BY dates. These DO NOT include production time. These dates are provided for information only, and are not a guarantee. Due to domestic and international shipping delays, carriers have suspended their delivery time guarantees.

  • USPS First Class: Friday, December 17
  • USPS Priority Mail: Friday, December 17
  • USPS Priority Express: Monday, December 20
  • UPS Ground: Wednesday, December 15 for all locations (West 12/17; Plains and South 12/20; East and Midwest 12/21; Great Lakes 12/22)
    • Consider: For many customers in the eastern U.S., UPS Ground may be quickest affordable shipping option.
  • UPS 2nd Day: Tuesday, December 21
  • UPS Next Day: Wednesday, December 22
  • FedEx 2Day: Tuesday, December 21
  • FedEx Overnight: Wednesday, December 22

International Customers

Note: Because of the pandemic and global shipping problems, International shipping is taking significantly longer than in the past. Once your order leaves our facility, we are not responsible for unforeseen delays in transit or in customs. Plan accordingly and order early.

  • USPS First Class Mail: Allow up to 5-20 additional days
  • USPS Priority Mail: Allow up to 4-10 additional days
  • USPS Express Mail: Allow up to 2-7 additional days, or as quoted
  • UPS/FedEx/DHL: Refer to the timeframe given in your shipping quote

Julian Calendar, for delivery by January 7

  • Extend each deadline by 14 days.