Monthly Archives: July 2009

Wedding Invitation Wording Dilemma: The Adults Only Wedding

One of the most contentious issues in the world of weddings is the question of the Adults Only Wedding. If you’ve chosen this route, you’ll find scores of BAD ideas in any online search seeking advice on how to convey this event preference to your guests! At TGK, we subscribe to the do-unto-others school of
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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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