Monthly Archives: June 2008

Planning: A Nautical Tying of the Knot

A major trend “making waves” at plenty of summer weddings is the nautical theme. Even if you’re not a sailor – even if you’ve never actually stepped foot on a boat, the whimsical, happy, yet elegant theme lends itself to a classic and gorgeous wedding day for any sea loving couple. Whether you choose to
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Uncategorized: Stationery or Stationary?

Most people seem to have their own little pet peeves. Having been in the printing industry for eight years, one of mine is the common misspelling of the word “stationery”. I realize that most people have never really given it much thought and that it is a very common thing to do, but here’s a
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Uncategorized: Coastal or Tropical Beach Wedding

We had a bride give us this scenario earlier this week: “I am planning a beach wedding on the Northeast coast and want a beach theme – but not tropical. I would like to avoid overdoing the sea shell theme. When browsing your website, I really liked the sea oats motif you see in the
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Uncategorized: Partial DIY Wedding Invitations

In talking with brides, I have found that there are a lot of ladies out there who really want to have pocket wedding invitations, but are looking for ways to save on them. Or . . . they want to be able to say that they designed, or made their invitations, but do not want
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Uncategorized: Chinese Lantern Wedding

A few years ago I purchased some Chinese lantern lights to string in my backyard during the summer and simply love putting them out each year! We have been discussing hanging some pink and green ones in our studio, but haven’t picked out the perfect ones just yet. I am strongly considering ordering from Cultural
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Party Ideas: Stylish Summer Celebrations

Awaken your inner hostess! It’s officially summer, and the long, lazy days ahead provide the perfect opportunity to practice your entertaining skills. Here are some summer-inspired party ideas, with awesome invitation options to match. Let them inspire your very own special summer party! After all, summer means more than warm sun, days at the beach,
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Uncategorized: First Year Anniversary Gift

Sunday marked six years that my husband and I have been married, but because it was also Father’s Day – AND my husband’s very first father’s day (here’s the little princess and her daddy) we are celebrating this weekend instead. I started thinking about what we had given to each other for our past anniversaries
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Uncategorized: Types of Wedding Programs

So, now that you’ve decided you definitely need wedding programs, here’s the skinny on two popular choices. 1. Booklet program 2. Flat double-sided program Let’s break them down in a bit more detail . . . Booklet programs are often put together using two holes and a ribbon knot or bow. They can come in
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Uncategorized: Don’t forget your wedding programs!

Tis the season . . . for wedding programs! Which normally translates to: “oh my gosh! my wedding is in three weeks and I’m in panic mode – can you please help me with my programs??” So, earlier this spring we decided to be proactive and remind all of our brides via email to make
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