Monthly Archives: July 2008

Your Wedding: The Ultimate Outdoor Occasion

Outdoor weddings are increasingly popular, naturally beautiful occasions! Of course if you follow the outdoor trend, you’ll need invitations and other accessories to match! In 2007, 35% of couples chose to get married outdoors. Some popular ceremony sites included gardens or parks (10%), yards at the homes of family or friends (5%), lakefronts (2%) and
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Uncategorized: Trash Your Wedding Dress?

If you haven’t heard of ‘trashing your dress” after the big day, here’s the skinny on it. “It is about creation, not destruction . . .” – that’s the motto of the website devoted to the growing trend of shooting artistic photos of brides “trashing” their wedding dresses. Mark Eric, a photographer from New Orleans
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Uncategorized: Winery Weddings – so grape!

Among the wonderful things that come with the summer and fall season – sunshine, bbqs, and vacations – there comes the popularity of weddings at wineries. And I couldn’t be happier! There is something very romantic about getting married at a winery – not to mention the wonderful abundance of wine that accompanies the event.
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Miscellaneous: Wedding Invitations. Simplified.

The style. The shape. The colors. The printing technique. The enclosures! For some brides, every little detail of a wedding invitation is an important decision to be considered thoughtfully. For many others, the variety and sheer volume of options is just plain overwhelming. Based on the needs of busy brides, we’ve put together a straightforward
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Uncategorized: Southern Bride and Groom Featured Wedding

One of our favorite local wedding magazines, Southern Bride and Groom, recently featured the wedding of Mary Craven Hines and Christopher Burney Dawkins. The wedding was held at Duke Chapel in Durham, North Carolina. We were asked to incorporate a beautiful sketch of the Duke Chapel – see below. On occasion, we do have brides
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Uncategorized: Fun Summer Wedding Table Ideas

My family and I are going to the beach next week and I was thinking about all the fun summer wedding invitations we have designed recently. As I mentioned last week, we have a number of brides getting married at the beach but are having a “coastal” themed wedding instead of a ‘tropical” one. I
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Uncategorized: Addressing Your Wedding Invitations

If you are anything like me, YOU can’t even read your handwriting, so why spend all that time finding the perfect wedding invitation only to scribble your guest names on the envelopes? I was fortunate that my future mother-in-law knew calligraphy, so I had beautifully addressed wedding invitations – for free! But if you are
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Wedding Colors: Monochromatic Palettes

“Contrast is Key” – an infamous design line you’ve probably heard from the lips of everyone from your florist to your makeup artist. While we absolutely agree that striking color contrasts can be beautiful, we’re here to hail the simple splendor of monochromatic palettes. White-on-White A look that is equal parts elegance, tradition, and glam,
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