Category Archives: Advice

One of my favorite things in the world is hearing a client’s wild idea for their perfect custom invitations, especially when it ties into some theme that I have a particular connection with. Growing up, my sisters and I would spend hours making detailed movie “props” from household objects: cardboard, papier-mâché, or whatever else we could find. It was Continue Reading…

It’s November! The holiday season is here, pumpkin spice has taken over the universe, and soon families will gather to celebrate the many different holidays at the end of the year. Now’s a perfect time to send your wedding invitations, right? Maybe not. Let’s look. There’s a LOT of Holiday Mail Are you ready for a big number? Continue Reading…

Save the Dates are a fantastic way to bring personal flair to your wedding announcement. Whether they’re the first piece in a matching wedding suite of invitations, programs, and thank you notes; or a special, fun design preceding a more traditional invite, Save the Dates let couples make a big first impression for their special day. Save the Dates in Matching Suites As the first Continue Reading…

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could invite each of your guests in person? If you could sit down with them on their couch or at their kitchen table and, over a warm cup of coffee, share with them your excitement for your big day? What if you could see the joy in their eyes as Continue Reading…

The summer wedding season is wrapping up, but the rush toward winter weddings and fall engagements is upon us! Whatever the season, it’s easy to get caught up in the drama of planning a wedding and miss the freedoms you have to make the day reflect who YOU are. The more whimsical or unique-minded bride might feel Continue Reading…

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  Is there anything more useless than the “Maybe” option on Facebook? Your guests might as well not respond at all. It’s bad enough when you’re planning a party of 20 friends, but multiply that by a factor of 5, 10, or more for a wedding, and today’s bride has some real challenges! Delayed, forgotten, Continue Reading…

There’s nothing like working on a DIY project. . . when it works, anyway. We’ve all experienced the Pinterest fail – the adorable Cookie Monster cake looks more like a blue Jabba the Hutt, the Mason jar chandelier becomes a flying moonshine buffet, and our artisinal hand-woven flower baskets burst apart into so much straw Continue Reading…

  Ever wonder what happens to your amazing invitation after you drop it in the mail? A lot! Check out this “How’s It’s Made: Mail” video: It’s a pretty fast-paced, high tech process to ensure your mail reaches it’s destination safely, though a successful mailing requires certain rules to be followed as you approach your Continue Reading…

If you’re a bride on a budget, you may discover that nailing down wedding invitations that don’t scream, “We really cut corners on this” is somewhat of a challenge. Unfortunately corner-cutting is usually fairly obvious to your guests, which doesn’t reflect so well on you. But this doesn’t mean you should submit yourself to over-spending Continue Reading…



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