Monthly Archives: July 2009

Cake: Your Wedding Cake – Part 3

After you have decided on a baker and all the details, make sure to get everything in writing. Your contract should include the following: Detailed description of the cake type, style, and description of the decorations. The number of layers and fillings for each layer if applicable. Type of frosting. Wedding date, time and location
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News & Press: American Stationery Co., Inc. named as WPT “Best of the Best” in 12th Annual Excellence in Thermography Awards

PERU, IN – American Stationery Company, Inc. was presented the 2009 Fred Nicotera Award for The Best of the Best for industry excellence from the Worldwide Printing Thermographers Association (WPT).  The winning entry, “The Celebration of Cole Porter” invitation, was framed with the award and presented to American Stationery at the WPT’s annual awards dinner
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Featured Site: Customized, Free Wedding Web Sites

Last week we mentioned the idea of including a small accessory card in your wedding invitation packet directing guests to your wedding Web site. And while the idea behind creating a personalized wedding Web site is certainly appealing, many brides view this project as too daunting to add to the never-ending list of wedding planning
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Cake: Your Wedding Cake – Part 2

Before your meeting with the baker, collect pictures of wedding cakes that appeal to you. Be sure to take those pictures with you on your interviews so that you can give your baker an illustrated idea of what you are looking for in a wedding cake. Here are some key questions you need to ask
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Cake: Your Wedding Cake – Part 1

The wedding cake is one of the most important features of your reception; in fact, it is the centerpiece of your reception. You should begin shopping for a baker 6-8 months before the wedding. if you plan on having your reception catered, ask your caterer if they will bake your wedding cake. However, you do
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Wedding Party: The Flower Girl

The flower girl is usually a young girl between the ages of 4 and 8 who has a special connection to the bride and groom. She may be related to them or just be a family friend. The flower girl follows behind the bridesmaids with a basket of flower petals, scattering them down the aisle.
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Inside Scoop: What is an “Inner Envelope?”

Wedding stationery is unlike any other mailed correspondence. Its uniqueness of design and packaging tells the recipient that they’ve received something special. Yet until I got married myself, I had never paid close attention to the individual packaging elements that actually make wedding invites so distinctive. One of those atypical elements is the inner envelope.
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Wedding Party: The Ring Bearer

The ring bearer is usually a young boy between the ages of 4 and 8 who has a special connection to the bride and groom. He may be related to them or just be a family friend. The ring bearer walks down the aisle immediately after the flower girl, or last bridesmaid, with the wedding
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