Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wedding Flowers: Forever Bouquets

Have you ever thought of carrying a brooch bouquet down the aisle?  What about toting around a button bouquet?  Ribbons, brooches, buttons, papers, and beads are just a few of the things making up today’s unique bridal bouquets. Just think how awesome it would be to be able to incorporate your grandmother’s favorite brooch and
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Budget: 10 Areas to Save Money on Your Wedding

Every bride has dreamed of the fairy tale wedding since she was able to walk around in mom’s high heels. Most of us never think about how much that magical day is really going to cost. If the budget is a little tighter than you imagined, there are ways to make it to the ball
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New Designs: Fresh Off the Design Desk!

Our Design Team has been working diligently the past few weeks to come up with brand NEW designs for 2012!  We’ll be introducing these designs every Friday -just in time for your 2012 wedding!  Today we’d like you to meet Elegance! Delicate yet timeless, our Elegance Wedding Invitation is the perfect selection for a classic
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Etiquette: Buying Your Wedding Invitations Part 2

There are two major types of printing processes used in creating invitations. Engraved invitations are used for the most traditional, formal weddings, and are the most expensive. This process involves raising the letters above the paper by pressing the paper into a metal plate. The second type of process is Thermography. This is a process
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Wedding DIY: Sweet Cards for My Girls… and Guys!

Last month, I said “Yes” to the dress… and a week later, I had to say no.  I knew something wasn’t quite right when I picked up my wedding dress, but I just couldn’t place it.  After comparing some photos and notes, I realized it was the wrong color; needless to say, I felt like
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Wedding Trends: Cakes for the Guys

That’s right, we’re introducing Groom Trends into our Fresh Forward series.  We enjoy sharing all sorts of lovely wedding day inspiration with our brides and hope to feature some fresh ideas for the fellas as well. Groom’s cakes have been a tradition for centuries, though they are often credited as a newer Southern custom.  Guys,
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Wedding Etiquette: No Kids Allowed

I really want to have an “adults only” wedding ceremony and reception. I’d like to note this on my wedding invitation but I’ve heard that is considered a no-no. What should I do?   -Kate from NC Oh, Kate, you are certainly not alone! “If we had a dollar…” Seriously, this is one of our
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Color: Fresh for Spring

The studio is abuzz with excitement for our new 2012 ink colors!  We have just launched an updated coral along with our new beauties: sea foam, sunshine, teal, and lilac.  Of course, I could not pick just one, or even two, for today’s inspiration board, so I’ve grouped them all together for one cheerfully hued
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The Wedding Day: How many colors should you choose to use in a wedding?

Most brides choose one color as their wedding color. The dresses that the bridesmaids wear are traditionally the wedding color. Try to stay away from loud, floral prints for your attendants’ gowns. Select a color that appeals to you, and use variations of that color as accents for your decorations and flower arrangements. If you
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