Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wedding Budgeting Tips: Fun Centerpiece Ideas That Don’t Break the Bank

Traditional floral centerpieces for wedding receptions can be very expensive.  Here are some great ideas to keep the centerpiece budget low so that money can be better spent elsewhere, like on a honeymoon! In keeping with the season- For a December wedding, fill large pretty bowls with ornaments or holly.  A candle surrounded by a
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New Design: Polka Dot

We’re all about fun-loving designs, and what could be more classically playful than polka dots? The Polka Dot Wedding Invitation features a dotted background with a charming frame. Bold, modern fonts and three different inks make this an eye-popping piece! Customize by choosing your favorite paper, fonts and inks. The Design Team is busy dreaming
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Miscellaneous: Do It Yourself Cork Coasters and Trivets

This fun and easy project is great for fall parties and gatherings and can be customized for any occasion year round.  Use them for a wine tasting, a football party, birthday parties and whatever else comes to mind. What you will need: wine corks (corks from a craft store or sheets of crafting cork board
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Real Stationery Photos: Festive Carnival Wedding Stationery

Invite guests to “Step right up!” to your big event with this festively striped carnival invitation.  Carry out the theme for your wedding day with carts of caramel apples and cotton candy in lieu of traditional desserts. Because colors can vary among computer monitors, we suggest requesting a sample and swatches of your favorite colors
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Inspiration: Themed Weddings—Part 2

Medical Match-Up In Part 2 of our themed weddings series, we offer an example of creating a wedding design theme around a particular profession. This can be any profession, of course, from accountants to lawyers to nurses and doctors. In this case we will share ideas for couples in the medical profession, profiling lively common
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Bridal Shower Ideas: Bridal Shower Invitation Etiquette

There are so many issues of etiquette surrounding wedding planning it is easy to forget the etiquette surrounding a bridal or wedding shower.  Most of this etiquette involves bridal shower invitations and who should be on the guest list.  No matter who is planning the shower the bride (and groom) should be consulted about the
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Inspiration: Themed Weddings—Part 1

The Sky (Or The Ocean) Is the Limit Themed weddings have become very popular in recent years although with their popularity predictability has also crept in. This series will discuss some unique themes, offer tips on elegant yet Affordable Wedding Invitations, as well as suggest creative and unusual decorations, menu cards, save-the-date magnets and more.
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Color: Wild Berry

Though we’re thoroughly enjoying the warm days of summer, we look forward to fall fashion and breezy nights.  Jewel tones are a fall favorite and we’re already seeing the shift in wedding stationery orders: garnet, majestic, and berry shimmer papers are popular choices for pocket wedding invitations.  These wild berry hues create a rich and
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Wedding Colors: Planning a Blue Wedding – Color Schemes

Color Schemes that are Complementary and How to Use Them Blue and orange – Orange is creeping its way into some unexpected color pairings for weddings. Orange and blue is no exception. Orange and blue is a winner in so many shade combinations.  One of the better ones is a peachy orange with a turquoise
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