Monthly Archives: July 2009

In the Shop: Red and Black Wedding Invitations

Red and black wedding invitations have become a popular selection for brides looking for classic elegance with a modern twist. The use of black and red in wedding invitations is also one of our favorite trends as there are a few die-hard UGA and NCSU fans in the TGK family! Recently, we had a couple
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Planning: Reception Schedule

Whether you are having a formal or informal wedding reception, it is important to plan ahead and establish a schedule of when you want certain things done. Planning out your reception ahead of time will save you from a lot of confusion and needless distractions on your wedding day. Here are some hints: Put your
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Featured Site: Wonderful Graffiti Wedding

As is so often the case in the Internet surfing I call “business research,” I’ve come across another idea of something I wish I’d done for my own wedding all those years ago.Wonderful Graffiti Wedding produces designs, monograms, meaningful quotations – pretty much anything you can think of – on very thin pieces of matte
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Beauty: Bride’s Emergency Kit – Part 2

Here are a few more items to pack in your emergency bride kit: Beauty/Grooming Small bottle of foundation or powder for last minute touch ups Hair spray, barrettes and/or bobby pins and ponytail holders Brush, comb or pick Hand mirror Hand lotion Perfume Nail polish and remover Small hand towel Cotton Swabs Curling iron Scissors
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Beauty: Bride’s Emergency Kit – Part 1

You never know what kind of problem might pop up on your wedding day. It is a good idea to create an emergency kit so you’re prepared for those unexpected emergencies. You can use any kind of overnight bag, paper bag, basket, or a really big purse for your emergency kit. The completed kit can
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Registry Information Revisited: What About Shower Invitations?

Last week we shared our thoughts on incorporating registry information into wedding invitations. While we consider this practice a major faux pas, it got us thinking about more etiquette issues surrounding wedding registries. Specifically, is it okay to provide registry information on a shower invitation? A bridal shower is one of the only instances where
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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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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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