Monthly Archives: August 2010

Designer Tip: Font Combinations

While TGK was built on giving our customers the freedom to make their own design choices, that doesn’t mean they all make “good” choices! One area that often causes confusion is in choosing the appropriate font styles for wedding invitations. Not to worry! Our guide will help pave the way for those of you who
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Reception: Cookie Buffet – Part 2

Recruit your friends and family. Remember right after the engagement when many people offered "To help any way I can" this is their time to shine! You can ask them to whip up a couple dozen batches, store some frozen ones or help bake them the night before the wedding. Just like you would label
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Reception: Cookie Buffet – Part 1

The newest sweet treat buffet to emerge into wedding receptions is the cookie buffet. Near the same idea as the candy buffet, the cookie buffet offers guests the option to peruse some different sweet treats to take home with them. This idea is also very budget friendly. You can make the cookies yourself instead of
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Inspiration: Carnival Themed Wedding – Part 2

Decoration Spools of paper tickets stacked on top of one another to use as props for your floral arrangements is perfect! Miniature animal figurines would also make terrific additions to your centerpieces. A large wooden billboard sign with the bride and grooms names and dates on it with a slogan attached such as "The Greatest
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Uncategorized: How Many Wedding Invitations Should I Order?

When it comes time to place your wedding invitation order, be careful in determining the actual number of invitations you need. Don’t over-buy wedding invitations! While your “headcount” is probably bouncing around in your brain as a critical number for every vendor from the ceremony site to the caterer, remember that you don’t actually need
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Inspiration: Carnival Themed Wedding – Part 1

Maybe it’s because we are located in Circus City USA but, we just can’t help but think that "carnival" themed weddings are a totally cute idea for those wanting to run wild with a theme wedding. Color Your color choices depend on a couple of things. Decide first whether or not you are going for
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Reception: Doughnuts – A New Wedding Reception Treat

These yummy confections aren’t just for breakfast anymore. Couples everywhere are serving doughnuts in a multitude of different ways at their wedding receptions. Really,  it’s a great idea when you think about it. One of the things that appeals to people the most about these sweet treats is the fact that their flavors and decorations
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Flowers: Wedding Flower Trends

Recently there have been a couple different trends popping up in floral arrangements and bridal bouquets. We like to keep you up to date on these trends and so let us introduce you to two of the most popular additions. One of them is the Craspedia. This is a flower that is becoming very popular
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Planning: August Wedding Planning

Originally August was named Sextilis in Latin as it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar. While August is not technically considered the hottest month of the year it is quite often considered part of the dog days of summer. So again as we have said with July it’s best to consider
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