Monthly Archives: November 2012

Wedding Colors: Birds of a Feather

If you want to incorporate the beauty of Mother Nature into your wedding invitations, but are not drawn to traditional tones of green and brown, get inspired by our colorful feathered friends! Whether you are inspired by the fantastic colors in their wings, or want to take a more literal approach, let your creative flair
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Traditions: Weddings, a History – Part 2

Wedding Types A same-sex wedding is a ceremony in which two people of the same sex are married. This event may be legally documented as a marriage or another legally recognized partnership such as a civil union. Where such partnerships are not legally recognized, the wedding may be a religious or symbolic ceremony designed to provide an
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Planning: Wedding Invitations Inspired by Your Engagement Ring

Think your only wedding invitation option is the regular old rectangle? You couldn’t be more wrong! Dare to break away from the square! Allow your wedding invitations to sing with circles, ovals, and other shapes to echo that new ring! Are you a classic lady with a timeless princess cut sparkler? Prefer the shimmery opulence
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Ceremony: Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony?

After the bride and groom have exchanged their wedding vows, a majority of the couples then proceed with the lighting of the Unity Candle.  This has been a tradition for several years and symbolizes the two becoming one.  The bride and groom each take a pre-lit taper candle and then light a larger candle, extinguishing
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Wedding Trends: Ooh La Lace!

Lace can come off as dated.  It’s true.  In fact, it actually is dated: the craft originated in ancient times, with true lace work evolving around the end of the 15th century.  Today, however, brides are breathing new life into this open-work fabric.  Delicate, intricate, and feminine, lace has stood the test of time and
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Wedding Invitations: The Very Best Sushi-Inspired Wedding Invitations

It’s classy, it’s delicious, it’s trendy – who doesn’t love sushi? Not only is it tasty, it’s delightful to look at. If you’ve found yourself gripped with sushi fever, you may be considering something as mad as a catered wedding meal of sushi for your guests. But why not simply incorporate the look of sushi
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Traditions: Weddings, a History – Part 1

A wedding is the ceremony in which two people are united in marriage or a similar institution. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of wedding vows by the couple and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or leader. Special wedding garments are often worn, and
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Kristin + Matt: Built to Last

I’m so excited to present the unique story of our very own production coordinator, Kristin, and her newlywed husband, Matt! K + M met nearly five years ago  in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a Wednesday night, and, happily single, Kristin almost stayed home.  But her group of guy friends convinced her to join them
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Color: Harvest Time

The rich colors of fall are inviting and warm, making them a very popular color scheme for weddings.  Pumpkins, apples, and honey add natural elements to this harvest time inspired look. Design your own autumn wedding stationery with harvest, cranberry, or marmalade inks from The Green Kangaroo!  For other fall themed inspiration handpicked by the
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Wedding Invitations: Wedding Invitations for the Fire and Ice Wedding

If you’re searching for a fun wedding theme for an opposites-attract marriage, try the daring and feisty fire and ice theme. A color palette of warm oranges and reds contrasted with icy blues and whites highlights this cool and clever theme, and works fantastically well when combined with elements like a hot and cold buffet
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